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MP-20 HMB

Our Review:

It used to be that consumers would see a muscle-back blade and instantly shy away. No more. The fact is, golfers now realize some blade-like shapes house hollow-body-construction performance with loads of playability and forgiveness. The MP-20 HMB is one such iron. The 2- through 7-irons are hollow. The face and neck are forged, and a pair of 12-gram tungsten weights are placed low in the heel and toe sections to lower the center of gravity and foster forgiveness. The 8-iron, as a transition iron to the scoring clubs, has the hollow construction but no tungsten, and the 9-iron and pitching wedge have a partial hollow body. An underlayer of copper is used to enhance feel from the usual double-nickel-chrome plating. Although some irons in this category jack lofts or chase ball speed in a specific area, this iron has traditional lofts and a re-engineered face to deliver more consistent distances across a larger portion of the face—or exactly what most golfers want in clubs designed for approach shots to the green. An aggressive sole bevel helps the wider soles glide through the turf more easily, and a chamfered topline provides the sleek look at address better players crave. Read more >>

Price: $175/per iron
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Ratings
Performance

45%*

Innovation

30%*

Look / Sound / Feel

20%*

Demand

5%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
Low-Handicapper

A high, arcing trajectory. The buttery softness at impact differentiates this club from the pack. It feels cozy in your hands.

Mid-Handicapper

Loads of consistent distance, key word being consistent. Plus you get all the feel and feedback of a forged iron.

High-Handicapper
Club Specs

Lofts

7-iron: 32 degrees; PW: 46 degrees

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