2015 Buyer’s Guide Irons

Big Sticks: Some of the hottest irons we saw at the PGA show

Bridgestone Golf J15 Cast | $799 bridgestonegolf.com Key Features: A cast design for the player who wants an iron that’s easy to hit and exceptionally forgiving. The oversized shape sports a 360˚ undercut channel for extreme perimeter weighting behind the face. Wow Factor: A huge design for serious distance and forgiveness, not to mention a Read more…

2014 Buyer’s Guide Irons

Be a shotmaker in 2014

Luckily, this year, we’ve seen yet again another heaping of new irons that try their best to help you hit the ball straighter, higher and farther from the rough and fairway.

2012 Buyer’s Guide Irons

These new sticks will help you hit the green

Today’s new irons are better than ever, with several new and very forgiving models to choose from.

2011 Buyer’s Guide Irons

If you want to score your best, start with the right set of irons

When it comes to playing your best golf, better iron play is the key to making the most out of longer drives and setting yourself up for shorter putts.

2010 Buyer’s Guide Irons

This year, it seems every type of iron is billed as a forgiving one.

Who has the hot new irons in 2010? Who doesn’t?

2009 Irons Buyer’s Guide

Irons have changed a lot in the past few years. Now, you’re just as likely to see iron-woods as you are traditional blades.

2008 Iron Buyer’s Guide

When it comes to buying a new set of irons, be sure to pick a set that?s made for your game and swing. The right set of irons will always perform better than a set that?s not properly fitted to your needs.

Better players know that the secret to scoring well comes from being a better iron player. Better iron shots mean shorter putts, and shorter putts lead to more pars and birdies. What irons you put in your bag are important to your golfing success, and although we say it every year, there’s more to choose from this year than there was last year!_Ê

Irons Buyer’s Guide 2007

Today's irons run the gamut from forged blades and multi-material game-improvement designs to entire sets of hollow-body hybrids

_ÊIron design has been evolving since the earliest days of golf. Though crude and often unwieldy, the first primitive tools quickly proved to be indispensable in situations where accuracy was the primary goal. In the modern era, the iron has become the staple of the set, and accordingly, iron designs are now better than ever.

Irons Buyer’s Guide 2006

If you've been delaying your purchase of new irons, we have but five words: "What are you waiting for?"

We here at Golf Tips like drivers and, of course, spend hours in the office rolling balls down the hall with the industry’s newest putters. But nothing beats the thrill of poring over the latest pool of irons on our annual pilgrimage to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. To us, irons are mind-boggling. They’re easily the most sophisticated items in sport (auto racing aside). Just getting our heads around the technology to hopefully explain what they’re meant to do in the pages of this magazine is sometimes a daunting task.
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