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Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006


Equipment - Irons



ADAMS GT IRONS:
Designed so the long irons have more offset and a lower centre of gravity for ease in getting the ball airborne and forgiveness on off-centre hits. The short irons have less offset and a higher centre of gravity for a controlled trajectory and greater workability. Comes with the multi-material shaft with a progressive graphite section near the clubhead.
BEN HOGAN APEX:
Forged 1025 carbon steel for feel and feedback. Moderate toe relief and muscleback design. Progressive offset. Topline relief, rolled leading edge and traditional shape for improved alignment. Available in right-handed models only.
BEN HOGAN APEX EDGE PRO:
One-piece forged carbon steel. Progressive face thickness for higher launch angle on long irons, more control on short irons. Thinner top line, narrow cambered sole, reduced offset versus Apex Edge. Available in right- and left-handed models.
BEN HOGAN APEX EDGE:
Two-piece forged construction. Extended muscleback cavity for better playability, higher launch angle, greater carry. Available in right- and left-handed models.
CALLAWAY BIG BERTHA:
Retro look that incorporates new technology with the proven performance and popular shape of original Big Bertha irons. Has Variable Face Thickness technology along with wide, constant width sole which helps produce higher shots. Extreme perimeter weighting - the most of any Callaway iron - helps make club more forgiving.
CALLAWAY VFT:
Patented Tungsten Weight Matrix creates an internal weight pocket across the clubface, adding stability and forgiveness. Compact head, thinner topline, 360-degree undercut channel to better position centre of gravity. Available in right- and left-handed models.
CALLAWAY STEELHEAD X-14 PRO SERIES:
Stainless-steel blade-like shape for better players. Compared to standard X-14 irons, the Pro Series has a higher toe, thinner topline, shorter blade and less offset for improved shotmaking control. Available in right-handed models only.
COBRA KING COBRA SS OVERSIZED:
Cast 17-4 stainless steel. Thin face, "low and back" perimeter weighting. Cavity "muscle arch" provides greater wall thickness behind sweet spot for more solid feel. "Skid" sole design allows club to skid along ground, rather than digging in, for shallower divots. Tungsten insert in 2, 3 and 4 irons for higher trajectory. Available in right- and left-handed models.
EOS NATOS JUNIOR:
Clubs come in a complete set. Ninety per cent of the weight is below the mid-point on the face to help young players get balls airborne.
EOS SHS X-20:
Cast 17-4 stainless steel, sole-weighted balance, progressive weight distribution, oversized head. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed models.
GEAR FORE GOLF GFG-44:
Heads are blend of investment-cast chromium-hardened stainless steel. Extra-wide sole lowers centre of gravity to increase launch angle. Extra weight on perimeter to aid off-centre hits.
JAZZ PLAY 2 WIN IRONS: "Extreme" perimeter weighting and lower centre of gravity help ball get airborne better. Available with Step Flex or graphite shafts.
KASCO DNA 101 IRON:
The flagship model of the DNA line has a mild forged head. A semi upright lie angle allows easier contact and better trajectory. The "Parallel Bar" design optimizes balanced weight distribution.
LYNX BLACK CAT MTW:
Investment-cast 17-4ph stainless steel. "MTW" stands for moving tungsten weight, referring to progressive tungsten sole weighting on 2 through 6 irons to optimize trajectory and accuracy. Mid-size traditional blade profile, progressive offset. Available for men and women, right-and left-handed models.
LYNX PREDATOR:
Investment cast from pure, heat-treated, durable 431 stainless steel. Medium blade profile with moderate topline, progressive sole width for keeping the centre of gravity low to optimize trajectory. Square groove scorelines, progressively offset hosel. Mass concentrated low and towards heel in long and middle irons to lower centre of gravity.
MAXFLI A10 TOUR LIMITED:
Features Maxfli's patented multilayer technology. Irons go from cavity back in long irons to blade-style in shorter irons. Made from nickel to produce a forged feel that is extremely soft. Hard chrome outer shell for durability and aesthetic appeal. Comes with Dynamic Gold or Dynamic Gold Sensicore shaft.
MIZUNO COMP CT:
Features DSD the diagonal sweet area design to allow better results from off-centre hits. A wide sole helps eliminate fat shots. Available in right- and left-hand models.
MIZUNO MX-11:
Proprietary T-ZOID "Hollow Technology" moves centre of gravity back from the face for higher launch angle and distance. Toe and heel weighting enhances sweet spot. Progressive offset helps square face at impact. U grooves to optimize spin. Durable steel-blasted finish eliminates glare. Men's right-handed only.
MIZUNO MX-20:
Game-improvement iron forged from mild carbon steel to improve feel while providing benefits of perimeter weighting. Dual T-ZOID "Power Bar" design for deeper centre of gravity. Triple-cut sole to cope with difficult lies. Toe and heel weighting, U grooves. Men's right- and left-handed models.
MIZUNO WIDEC II:
Designed for higher handicap players and beginners. Has an oversize design and a low centre of gravity to help get the ball airborne. Right- and left-handed models available.
NICKLAUS CGX:
Proprietary Tri-Axial weight system defines exact centre of gravity to counteract average golfer's tendency to push/fade long irons, pull or draw short irons. Micro-thin face formed of steel cryogenically tempered at minus-300 Fahrenheit. Streamlined sole. Available for men in right- and left-handed models.
NICKLAUS N1 PRO:
Progressive weighting cavity system puts extra weight in heel of long irons, balance weighting in short irons. Progressive offset. Cast from 431ph stainless steel. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed models.
ORLIMAR HIP STEEL:
Patented "Reverse Sizing" creates larger heads as clubs get longer. For example, 5-iron resembles standard 7-iron head size. "Hot Isostatic Process" of heat treating produces soft feel and added strength. Wide sole. Available for men and women, right-handed only.
PING I3 BLADE:
Small blade size and profile, designed for low handicappers. Less offset than previous models. Proprietary "Custom Tuning Port" walls minimize clubface vibration. Thermoplastic inserts facilitate fine-tuning swingweights. Notched hosel allows for easy calibration of loft and lie. Flat-top hosel reduces shaft stress, improves feel. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
PING I3 O-SIZE:
Greater offset and overall size than i3 Blade, but shares Custom Tuning Port, notched hosel and flat-top hosel. Offset progresses through long iron to optimize trajectory and makes short irons easier to align. Higher bounce angles help average player by not digging in, resulting in higher ball flight and cleaner contact. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
PRECEPT TOUR PREMIUM:
Forged from 1025 mild carbon steel for better players. Progressive offset, classic toe profile, heel-based centre of gravity with traditional longer hosel. Double-nickel plated. Design input from Stuart Appleby.
RAM FX2:
For mid- to high-handicap players. Proprietary "Flow Weighted" design and dual-notch system optimize centre of gravity and weight distribution throughout set. "Gradient Tempering" method produces steel that is 27 per cent softer in short irons than in long irons. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
TAYLORMADE 200:
Longer, oversized blade and moderate topline. Perimeter weighted, low centre of gravity to enhance trajectory and spin. Appropriate for all handicap levels. Moderate offset, TaylorMade "U" grooves, radiused sole.
TAYLORMADE 300:
Double-strike forged from highest-grade carbon steel. Minimal offset. "Impact Pad" in cavity behind hitting zone for increased velocity and solid feel. Sole is cambered front to back to reduce digging, and radiused heel to toe to improve shotmaking from a variety of lies. Minimal offset, thin topline.
TAYLORMADE 320:
Slightly oversized cast stainless-steel clubhead with "Feel Cartridge" in sole behind face to dampen vibration. "Impact Pad" in cavity behind hitting zone to enhance feel and velocity. Moderate offset, TaylorMade "U" grooves, traditional topline.
TAYLORMADE 360:
Similar features to 320 irons, such as "Feel Cartridge," "U" grooves, and "Impact Pad", with addition of progressive offset, thicker topline, oversized head. Long irons have negative bounce to increase lift, short irons have positive bounce to limit drag.
TITLEIST DCI 762:
Performance blades with new design aspects including thin face, progressive offset, dual hosel lengths, and a multi-piece carbon and metallized mylar cavity insert for enhanced feel, playability, and ball flight. Available for men, right- and left-handed.
TITLEIST DCI 822OS:
New game-improvement iron featuring largest cavity ever in a DCI iron. Like 762, has thin face and a multi-piece carbon and metallized mylar cavity insert. Progressive offset and shorter hosels help get ball up. Soles feature strong bounce to minimize heavy shots. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
TOMMY ARMOUR 845 STRIPE:
For low- to high-handicap players. Traditional appearance at setup, easy to get ball airborne because of low centre of gravity, cavity-back design, progressive offset. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
TOMMY ARMOUR SILVER SCOT:
For low- to high-handicap players. Perennial favourite, high playability, feel and forgiveness. Original 845s design, standard-size head, with new polish finish. Men's right- and left-hand only.
TOMMY ARMOUR 845S OVERSIZE PLUS:
For players of all skill levels. Oversize head with progressive offset, cavity balanced, perimeter weighted, shorter hosel, longer blade length, lower centre of gravity. Men's and women's models available in right- and left-handed.
TOUR EDGE COMP LX:
Proprietary "Undercut Cavity" creates thinner face; heavier, wider "Lift-Off" sole to drive through and under the ball, allowing higher handicappers to improve trajectory and accuracy. "Impact Band" positions weight directly behind hitting area. Available for men and women, right- and left-handed models.
WILSON DEEP RED:
Ten percent larger than previous Fat Shaft irons. Weight concentration low and back promotes higher ball flight, interlocking web of soft and hard urethane absorbs vibration, oversize face provides for larger sweet spot, .500" shaft tip diameter (steel), .535" (graphite). Available for men and women, right- and left-handed.
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