The Verdict: Highly regarded in Japan, this high-end brand is attempting to make inroads in the U.S. market by developing clubs distance-hungry golfers can swing faster more efficiently. It starts with a titanium face insert made from the same alloy as the company’s driver faces. That insert extends closer to the leading edge to provide better rebound on shots hit low on the face, where most iron impacts occur.
A lightweight 50-gram graphite shaft brings speed to the swing.
Loft: 7-iron: 29 degrees; PW: 43 degrees
Street Price: $1,400, set of seven