Mexico Open at Vidanta

Vidanta Vallarta



XXIO

12

Hot List Silver 2023

Our Review:

WHAT IT DOES: Some golfers can generate their own speed. Others need help from their clubs. These irons are for those people. To maximize speed, a titanium face plate that is just 2.1 millimeters at its thinnest creates a more flexible face. The irons also have progressive face thicknesses to help optimize the speed and launch of each iron. A lower center of gravity in the long irons bolsters height, and a higher CG in the short irons promotes a controlled flight. However, the face is not the only area contributing to more rebound at impact. An L-shape internal groove etched deep in the interior of the iron’s stainless-steel body further enhances flex, especially for shots struck low on the face. 

WHY WE LIKE IT: Instead of designing clubs that attempt to fit all players, these irons don’t compromise on ways to attack the needs of golfers with slower swing speeds, and they are much more than a jumpy face. Lightweight shafts with extra weighting in the butt end help get the hands in a better position at the top of the swing. A shorter hosel contributes to a lower CG, and the wide soles assist in getting more out of fatted shots than you should.  Read more>>

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Price: $220 (per iron)
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Ratings
Performance

50%*

Innovation

30%*

Look / Sound / Feel

20%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
High-Handicapper
“The distance is good with a proper high flight. Feels like you can whip the club through the impact zone, and the landing angle is nice and steep.”
Handicap, 14
High-Handicapper
"It's a clean look. Performance-wise, it was a top performer when you hit it cleanly."
Handicap, 12
Medium-Handicapper
"Looks and feels like a well-constructed club. Easy to get it in the air. The sole helped on fat shots. Good weight and well-balanced. Consistent launch and definitely more distance."
Handicap, 11
Club Specs
Models Dexterity Price
12 Left Hand / Right Hand $220

12

Name Loft Length
5I 22.00 38.25
7I 28.00 37.25
PW 42.00 35.75

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