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Golf Irons

Today's golf irons run the gamut from forged blades and multi-material game-improvement designs to entire sets of hollow-body hybrids. Whatever your golf game preference, we've got it covered here.

Equipment Q&A Miura Golf

Adam Barr, president of Miura Golf

Equipment Q&A Miura GolfMiura-san determined some time ago that forging the entire L-shaped clubhead at once, including the hosel, risks yanking the grain upward into that part of the head.

2014 Buyer's Guide Irons

Be a shotmaker in 2014

2014 Buyer's Guide IronsLuckily, 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.

2013 Buyer's Guide Irons

2013 Buyer's Guide IronsThe irons in your bag deserve some proper attention this year.

We Tried It: Bridgestone J40 Irons

We Tried It: Bridgestone J40 IronsRight now, when you think of the Bridgestone brand as it pertains to golf, odds are you think of the hot, new B330 and eSeries golf balls, both of which have become pretty popular these days.

2012 Buyer's Guide Irons

These new sticks will help you hit the green

2012 Buyer's Guide IronsToday's new irons are better than ever, with several new and very forgiving models to choose from.

We Tried It: Taylormade Burner Superfast 2.0 & Burner 2.0 Irons

We Tried It: Taylormade Burner Superfast 2.0 & Burner 2.0 IronsTaylorMade’s new lineup of Burner SuperFast 2.0 woods and 2.0 irons are longer and lighter than your typical clubs.

Showcase: Hot New Sticks

The latest and greatest irons from PING Golf

Showcase: Hot New SticksWhen it comes to golf equipment innovations, PING has left an indelible mark during the last 40 years or so.

We Tried It 2010

Fresh New Callaway Sticks

We Tried It 2010Featuring a radical triangular design (buh-bye square), this driver is dubbed by Callaway as the company’s longest and straightest driver ever.

2010 Buyer's Guide Irons

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

2010 Buyer's Guide IronsWho has the hot new irons in 2010? Who doesn’t?

Showcase: Ping G15 and i15

Ping's latest sticks: The G15 and i15 drivers and irons

Showcase: Ping G15 and i15This year, PING celebrated 50 years of delivering groundbreaking golf equipment. Recently, they unveiled their most comprehensive product offering in company history.

2009 Irons Buyer's Guide

2009 Irons Buyer's GuideIrons have changed a lot in the past few years. Now, you’re just as likely to see iron-woods as you are traditional blades.

Showcase: Ping Irons

Showcase: Ping IronsIf you started playing golf any time between ’82 and ’91, chances are you cut your teeth on PING’s iconic EYE2 irons. EYE2 was the first game-improvement design that all types of players could embrace, including better amateurs and touring professionals. Because of this, as well as its unique look and feel, the EYE2 became what’s generally considered the best-selling iron of all time.

Showcase: The Anti-Irons

The latest game-improvement offerings

Showcase: The Anti-Irons

Irons today are nothing like they were just a few years ago. That’s a good thing because iron technology hasn’t exactly had such an easy time keeping up with the meteoric rise in driver, wood and putter designs. However, the latest leaps in iron technology have been huge, with numerous models featuring more game improving technology than we’ve ever seen.

Hot Sticks '09

The hottest new golf gear for 2009

Hot Sticks '09

Designed to provide a combination of ultra-high performance with traditional looks and feel, the Tour Preferred irons from TaylorMade are a great choice for the demanding player. Features include a Tour-configured sole, a shallow, undercut cavity, vibration-management sound badge and TM’s Inverted Cone Technology for enhanced distance and forgiveness.

Showcase: Mizuno Irons

Showcase: Mizuno IronsBecoming the number-one iron on the PGA Tour is no small feat, but Mizuno forgings earned that prestigious claim for a number of years, due to a combination of classic looks and soft feel.

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.

2008 Iron Buyer's GuideBetter 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! 

Showcase: Titleist Goes High Tech

Showcase: Titleist Goes High TechIf there’s any golf equipment manufacturer that’s normally associated with traditional designs and performance, it’s Titleist. Company engineers continue this trend with an impressive new multiple iron offering, but with a strong touch of technology. Evidence of this can be seen in the player-friendly AP1, which features a multi-material construction including the use of a tungsten nickel section, an elastomer insert and a thin stainless steel face.

Iron Roundup

Iron Roundup

Long known as the golf bag’s unsung heroes, irons have come full circle. No longer are there just a few options between forged blades and cast cavity-backs. Instead, there are numerous new models that feature varying degrees of exciting new technologies designed to help virtually all kinds of golfers.

New Steel

Check Out Cleveland's New High Tech Irons

New Steel

Think maybe somebody down in Huntington Beach is a USC Trojan fan? Perhaps, but the college football stalwart USC has nothing to do with a pair of the newest, most innovative irons to come from Cleveland Golf’s HQ. Called the CG RED ($699) and CG GOLD irons ($599), these two models are loaded with a host of next-generation technologies designed to accommodate virtually any type of player.

A Visit With PING Golf

GT Exclusive!

A Visit With PING Golf

Ever wondered what goes into making a set of irons? With special thanks to PING Golf and our partners at Golf Life TV, we were hosted to a tour and explanation of the fascinating and detailed process of how a set of PING irons are made. Sit back and watch how the folks in Phoenix, Arizona continually demonstrate why they have been leaders in club making for several decades.

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

Irons Buyer's Guide 2007 Iron 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?"

Irons Buyer's Guide 2006We 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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