Sure, why not if they are clubs that would otherwise pick up bag chatter
Zero difference to protecting woods or a putter yet nobody questions that
Its like a dude wearing Union Jack speedo at the beach. Sure, to each his own, except when I can see something hideous. Like iron covers.
A thousand times no.
I wouldn't politely decline a round with someone using iron covers. I'd accept and then mock them for 18 straight holes about being a huge nerd.
I've noticed the overwhelming comments shunning iron covers come from guys who live in cool weather climates who either carry or use a trolley (as they call it). I would love to put their beautiful naked forged blades on a riding cart for a loop with me and see the look on their face when they survey the damage.
From what i remember Mizuno discourages iron covers as it can rust