JPX923 Forged

Hot List Gold 2023

Our Review:

WHAT IT DOES: Mizuno is highly regarded for its ability to embrace technology that is equal parts materials and real-world application. Consider the face in the 4- through 7-iron. It’s forged from a super-strong nickel chromoly steel that is transformed into the thinnest forged face in company history at 2.2 millimeters. The company’s new “V-chassis” structure uses a notch in the perimeter to distribute more mass high and in the low-toe area. This helps stabilize the iron by strengthening those corners of the clubhead, improving performance, sound and feel despite the thin face. 

WHY WE LIKE IT: Distance is the desire here, and the ball takes off like a dragster racing toward the green thanks to a little extra zip on the 4- through 6-iron, which feature a wider back-milled “micro-slot” deep within the sole cavity (the slot is slightly narrower on the 7-iron). The extra-thin face yields a deeper center of gravity for an easier launch. Distance, however, is only part of the equation. You need control on the short irons. In this case, that means forging the 8-iron through gap wedge from soft 1025E carbon steel instead of the zippier nickel chromoly used in the longer irons. Read more>>

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Price: JPX923 Forged $188 (per iron)
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Look / Sound / Feel


* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
"Impact feel felt so energetic. The ball really took off from the face and got to a nice window. Lots of control. Love the compact look at address. Super balance at address. Sole was so smooth through the grass."
Handicap, 15
"Steady Eddie was the reaction I had. Very consistent with a medium-high flight. Swing and hit. I wish they were all this easy."
Handicap, 6
“At address it looks compact and sleek, like a proper players iron. Impact makes me feel like a great player. The sound is crisp and communicative.”
Handicap, 12
Club Specs
Models Dexterity Price
JPX923 Forged Left Hand / Right Hand $188

JPX923 Forged

Name Loft Length
5I 24.00 38.00
7I 30.00 37.00
PW 44.00 35.50

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