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Game Friendly Forged

Nike VRS Forged Irons

If you’ve sought out a set of game improvement irons, then you’ve likely encountered reviews laden with enough technological jargon and marketing spin to befuddle the mind. Today however, as we look back on our time testing the Nike VR_S Forged Irons ($1,000), we instead turn our attention to something that is usually reserved for…

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Off road golf anyone?

TaylorMade ATV Wedge

The average golfer often takes a, shall we say, labyrinthine route to the hole. Though at the end of the round a par is a par no matter how adventurous, it does highlight the importance of having solid short game tools at your disposal. Case in point, the new TaylorMade ATV Wedge ($120). Our review…

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Slimmin' down for the summer

Ping i20 Irons

Ping has long been known for two things: incredible irons and exceptional engineering. But for some reason we’ve never found ourselves overly compelled to play them. Given how soundly their irons perform I can only chalk it up to a lack of aesthetic appeal. Chunky soles and wide hosels are hard on this writer’s eyes….

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Hidden Help

Callaway RAZR XF Combo Set

Golf is hard. Truth be told, we make it harder than it has to be. We’ll buy drivers and putters the size of snow shovels, but for some reason, we insist on playing irons beyond our abilities. Callaway Golf is offering a chance to make amends for years of frustration and futility with the RAZR…

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Everything, and the kitchen sink.

TaylorMade R11 Irons

When TaylorMade launched their Burner Irons they knew they had a great club. The Burner 2.0 has made TaylorMade the number one selling iron company in golf. While that was great for a large segment of the golfing world, the Burner’s supercharged speed and distance didn’t always work for those who occupy the mid-to-low handicap…

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High Bred Hybrid

Adams IDEA Tech V3 Hybrid

Hitting the perfect pin high 3-iron over water is the type of shot we wish we could execute with any sort of regularity. More often than not, the result is hitting ours thin or simply off-center. Consistency is something we all covet and thankfully it’s easier to achieve with a switch to hybrids. Ranked the…

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Iron clad performance

Mizuno JPX-800 Irons (Win This!)

When it comes to the best irons in golf, there are few quite like a set of Mizunos. As their newest, most aggressive move into the highly sought-after game improvement category (think: what most all of us need/use), the Mizuno JPX-800 Irons ($699-$899) might just well be their best yet. Long known as the “better…

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4 out of 5 dentists recommend

Nike VR Pro Cavity Irons

There is a moment during club testing when you know: love ‘em, hate ‘em, or total indifference. One shot sways your opinion. For this author, it came on my first swing with the 4-iron. I knew as I watched the buttery smooth baby fade that I was happy, very happy. Why exactly? I never felt…

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Titleist AP1 Irons and AP2 Forged Irons

If I were relegated to using one club for an entire round then it would have to be my 5-iron. I can chop-hack-dice-slice-pull-push-hook-shank-beat-pitch-drive with that sonofabitch like no other. It’s just unfortunate that I don’t hit it the appropriate distance, either smashing the ball 3 wood distances or only managing 40 yards out of a…

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Callaway Big Bertha Irons

What this means to you: Cost: $599-$799 @ Golf Galaxy

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Ping G10 Series Clubs

Ping has dropped a veritable gauntlet of new clubs with the G10 and G10 series woods, irons and hybrids. It’s a bevy of game improvement clubs that epitomize Ping’s innovations. The G10 Irons feature a new cavity design that utilize low toe weighting, a new cavity shape and a wider sole. The Custom Tuning Port…

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Rowenta Perfect Iron DX9300

Dry cleaning your shirts is the equivalent to driving a rental car. Harsh, at best. Stop taking your shirts in for cleaning after one-wear and follow these three simple steps: Gentle wash and dry A good iron Quality wood hangers The Rowenta Perfect Iron uses powerful bursts of steam to penetrate the fabric for pressing…

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Callaway X-Tour Irons

It’s one of the most talked-about debuts on tour this season. The new X-Tour Irons are now in the bags of players like Phil Mickelson, Annika Sorenstam and Charles Howell III.Forged 1020 Carbon Steel Body: The X-Tour’s advanced two-piece design features a forged 1020 carbon steel body, with a forged 1020 carbon steel face welded…