Game Improvement - Iron Reviews & Comparisons

Puttersaurus RexPuttersaurus Rex one swing at a timeMembers Posts: 526 ✭✭
With everyone in GolfWRX looking for "looks, feel, sound, forgiveness, and accuracy" in no certain order, what are some of your favorite Game Improvement irons? What are some classic irons that should not be ignored for just being "old"? Any that have been forgiving and consistent for you?

Let's try to avoid discussions about lessons, blades, cast, forged, jacked lofts, or "my manufacturer is better than your manufacturer" comments. Please post and include the following with friendly debating:

Favorite GI iron model:

Favorite GI iron of past:

Honorable mentions that are of interest:

Here are mine...

Favorite GI iron model: Srixon 565

Favorite GI iron of past: Ping Eye 2 (Classic game improvement, forgiveness)

Honorable mentions that are of interest: J15's, Ping 410, and Mizuno 919 Forged or HM Pro.

I don't always play minimal, but when I do:
Driver, 5 wood, 4 hybrid, 6, 8, PW, 54, putter


  • jholzjholz Members Posts: 1,379 ✭✭
    Favorite GI: JPX 825 Pro

    Favorite GI of the Past: Ping Eye 2 or Callaway X-14s

    Honorable Mention: Browning 440s
    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Vokey Design 200 Series 52* Stock Wedge (?)
    Cleveland CG15 Oilcan 56* Stock Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
  • Kingcat990Kingcat990 European Tailored Golf Socks Members Posts: 3,847 ✭✭
    I liked the Nike Vapor Fly and Wilson C200's.

    Honorable mention: Ping G15
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  • Rbert831Rbert831 Members Posts: 131 ✭✭
    Favorite GI iron model: Mizuno Hotmetals

    Favorite GI iron of past: Another vote for G15
  • CarolinascrubCarolinascrub Members Posts: 167 ✭✭
    716 ap1 are super forgiving. Haven’t been able to try many of the newer ones being lefty. Would love to get some jpx 900 hm but would prob have to adjust bag/wedges due to lofts
  • Golf64Golf64 Go Habs Go! Ontario, CanadaMembers Posts: 7,734 ✭✭
    Fav. GI-G400

    Fav. of the past-R11.
    All Mizuno bag for this year.
    ST-190 Driver, 3/5 wood
    919F 4-pw, gw Nippon 105R
    S18 54, 60
    Spider X putter

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  • JoeHatesSnowJoeHatesSnow Members Posts: 318 ✭✭
    edited Jan 11, 2019 1:16pm #7
    Current favorite: TaylorMade SLDR w/ KBS C Taper 120 (still playing)

    Past favorite: Callaway X-14 Pro Series

    Past honorable mention: Toski T55

    I currently have my eye on TM M3, Srixon 585, Cleveland CBX, Maltby TS-2
  • 1Mordrid11Mordrid1 Members Posts: 583 ✭✭
    Current favorite : Ping G700

    Past favorite : Callaway X22

    Callaway Rogue driver w/ Oban Tour Limited 4 60g
    Callaway Rogue 4 wood w/ Oban Kiyoshi White 4 65g
    Nike Sasquatch Sumo #4 hybrid(cut down 1") w/ H Diamana s
    Srixon U65 20° Miyazaki Kaula 7 s
    Ping G700 5-UW AWT 2.0(1°flat, 2° weak)
    Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind 19 54/ KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 115
    Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind 19 60/KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 115
    Ping Sigma 2 Tyne (adjusted to 32")
    Snell MTB Black
  • JohnKHawkJohnKHawk Members Posts: 738 ✭✭
    Current favorite: Nike Vapor Fly

    Past favorite: TM RBZ irons

    Soon to be current favorite: Cobra F9 (Just a prediction)
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