Our Review:If you took the best characteristics of the company’s i200 and G700 irons and melded them, you might get the i500. The iron’s hollow structure and forged, heat-treated, high-strength steel face insert allow for five times the bending of the face at impact compared to a cast iron. This leads to a distance boost with a higher launch angle. A benefit of the thin face insert is saved weight, some of which is used in a tungsten toe weight to mitigate distance loss on mis-hits.
Specs: 7-iron: 30.5 degrees; PW: 45 degrees
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Look / Sound / Feel
* Percentage of total score
lowA nice crack coming off the face. The short clubs really launch, but you could keep it lower if you wanted to.
midGreat spin, but not at the sacrifice of a good launch angle.