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I asked about a driver a while ago and got some solid advice, ao I figured i would ask about irons as well.

 

i am a scratch handicap, but play way less these days than i use to. My miss has always been a massive toe shot, i also fight over drawing my irons. I hit down quite steeply, so i have always gravitated towards wider soled irons with bounce. I am a high spin player. My swingspeed is 115 with driver give or take a few

 

I am looking for irons that most importantly drop a minimum amount of yardage off toe strikes, have soles that i dont have to worry about digging, possibly have a fade bias, and I don’t need any extra spin.

 

what models to look at? Thanks

Ping G400 Max 9* Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
Ping G400 3 crossover Alta stiff
Callaway Apex 4-SW recoil 780 stiff
Cleveland cbx 60* recoil stiff
Biomech Acculock
Snell MTB Black

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If you want an iron with bounce that is forgiving off the toe, nothing is going to beat a PING player's iron like i230s or the new Blueprints, that's literally their design

Driver:       PING G425 MAX 10.5* Diamana S+ 62 X

3w:             PING G425 MAX 14.5* / Ventus Blue 7X

5w:             PING G425 MAX 17.5* / Ventus Blue 9X
Irons:         Mizuno JPX921 Tour 4-PW / MODUS³ 120TX
Wedges:     Vokey SM10 50.08F, 54.12D, 60.04L / Dynamic Gold S400

Putter:       PING PLD DS72

Grips        Iomic Sticky Jumbo

 

 

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I finally switched after 20+ years of blades to Ping i230s for the same exact reasons as you.

 

I am using the same shafts as I did in my blades (PX Rifle 6.5) and while I've gained at least a club in distance the biggest benefit has been stability on toe shots and LESS spin. I was flat out sick of spinning the ball back off the green with a 7i and now pretty much every iron sticks right next to the pitch mark.

 

A side benefit of the Ping i230s is that flushed shots honestly feel just as good as any blade I've ever played and they have plenty of feedback on mishits as well.

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1 hour ago, roundersmitty said:

Forgiving, high bounce…PXG Gen6 0311P

This^

 

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1 hour ago, mgoblue83 said:

I finally switched after 20+ years of blades to Ping i230s for the same exact reasons as you.

 

I am using the same shafts as I did in my blades (PX Rifle 6.5) and while I've gained at least a club in distance the biggest benefit has been stability on toe shots and LESS spin. I was flat out sick of spinning the ball back off the green with a 7i and now pretty much every iron sticks right next to the pitch mark.

 

A side benefit of the Ping i230s is that flushed shots honestly feel just as good as any blade I've ever played and they have plenty of feedback on mishits as well.

PX my favorite shaft as well, my favorite iron set ever had 7.0s in them, but 6.5s are plenty stout as well

 

 

Ping G400 Max 9* Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
Ping G400 3 crossover Alta stiff
Callaway Apex 4-SW recoil 780 stiff
Cleveland cbx 60* recoil stiff
Biomech Acculock
Snell MTB Black

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I guess i should have mentioned i do have a set of srixon 745’s that i find to be really high spinning and a club shorter than other similar lofted iron sets. Are the zx7ii significantly lower spinning?

i do think the 745s are the perfect shaped irons

 

Ping G400 Max 9* Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
Ping G400 3 crossover Alta stiff
Callaway Apex 4-SW recoil 780 stiff
Cleveland cbx 60* recoil stiff
Biomech Acculock
Snell MTB Black

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