Looking at purchasing new irons to improve your game?
- Thinking that it is high time that your game went to the next level. The irons you are currently using just won't take you there.
- Everyone has been laughing you off the golf course. You have decided that your game is the way to shut them all up.
3. You just know what you want. It is these new irons and you are going to get them.
Not to worry, every golfer goes through at least one of the scenarios mentioned above. This is what makes this game so special.
Our experiences mirror each other, even when locations wildly differ. It allows us the vantage point of being able to learn from one another.
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We have gone through a tremendous number of golf clubs to find the perfect fit.
You would not believe just how many are touted as being the ideal one for our scenario.
Having tested them out we have a winner.
We would go with the Callaway XR. It offers an entire face that acts as a sweet spot. This means that you can focus more on your technique.
You will find a more detailed review of this club further down.
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Our 5 Best Game Improvement Irons Of All Time
1. Callaway Men's XR Individual Irons - TOP PICK
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Callaway built this for speed.
They sought to improve the face cup technology on these.
The cup increases ball speed on contact using a spring mechanism.
Whether you are hitting your shot high or low, you will benefit from this mechanism. Unlike other irons that have a sweet spot, the XR performs well across the entire face of the club.
You will get a lower centre gravity on average with every shot that you take. It also have a greater moment of inertia (MOI).
The face of the club is more flexible on impact with the ball. It produces increased ball speed. The MOI is incredible for moments when your club hits the ball with a part that isn’t quite the sweet spot.
Not that it matters as much in this case. Seeing as the XR is a very forgiving club.
The construction is two-piece. It is put through dual heat treatment and rigorous testing.
The shaft is available in either steel or graphite. You can choose the flex from regular, stiff or one specifically made for seniors.
Weight is not of concern. It comes in at 1lb.
An HONEST Review
I guess an hour up to the Callaway XR ions ones that rubs have been incredibly excited for and after that first one I can see why I can see why you might see rubber enjoy about my coffee down this Sarris I feel very relaxed today I love this testing this is like testing without hitting the shot it's great and outbreaks work for you dawdle are you doing great job level so as you can just see from rods reaction that first shot was fantastic longest we've hit so far today yeah by a mile talk us through this bad boy uh right I got this in the pro by the way Pro is going to come next this I I didn't hear about these until record actually gone away oh I'm just through talking to her friend of mine ah and then I saw your review on it yes in the States so I got very very giddy um very well I know what my stand point is on this and I'll not tell you what I'll not say on camera text him actually about it no we can't publish out and throw it out I think publishing dr. Bruce yeah so Cal Rob currently uses sorry if you don't really background if this is the first video you've seen of this series of video testing we've done with Rob Rob is a 13 handicapper you've done some great testing with me so far in the past he's done some more fantastic testing today we're doing I entered in words we're doing everything we possibly can because we're looking for a bit more distance Rob nine years ago and he doesn't mind me saying this had quite a bad really to the accident road accident which there's lost in a lot of distance so to try and find distance that's what we're trying to look forward a bit technology with also my culture as well from a 13 handicapper we're looking at improving yeah and Rob currently uses the Callaway RAZR X tours so razor x toes which is really I don't what I'm looking for I'm looking for this is the pro version really so the callaway XR pro version so we're going to hit the normal version for 7-iron now again we just talked to my ice before on the teleMed RSI ions rob does not care about lofts no no I don't not doesn't care as long as it's a 7-iron at the bottom it flies like a 7-iron which that wash up last shot dead we don't care yeah don't sit by T okay that again DISA Yin come under heavy criticized said this in quite a lot of the video so far because I've been having some critique back which I have no issues with the tall boys and girls don't bully uh yeah but don't pick on the dog I mean don't mean only after I'd understood we sock you know that the I don't really care about the loss I can adapt or I will adapt my game so what lost I'm using and to the distance some point you know that's the whole point in having a driving range you get used to hitting shops that using go and see a pro go and get your your distances checked on a GC to or track man or something like that so you think you know yourself what this is not is exactly you know so change its that do that it's easier so good start let's hit four or four or five more let's see how it performs okay you like look yes I do like that it's a bit it's a bit thicker than what the tailor-mades and the Nikes work okay it's a thicker top edge not by much but it's still thickened on the ice so that will that will give some people some confidence big big offset there's a bit more offset to this yeah I when I was hitting these with the offset I was moving these left yeah I think when you get into the pro version you'll like the amount of offset on that so you're gonna come next guys the pro version yeah the offset in this is it's not as daunting so dramatic as the Callaway Big Bertha ones that we tested a few holes back but the silver so kind of like what my ex twenties were like guys what your ex was like that yeah no no no no don't go on that right just off there's no set to actually just off like she'll bite it off right let's scare it for for well smart this shall we I flight nice flight wasn't actually the best of strike because it's not no no no he's a little bit too brushy toughest that's the surprises he's a distance on that yeah it didn't want three six for a brush eater shot pretty tough shot there you go yeah he doesn't he didn't feel that the furthest one three five is about the average we've been hitting most of the seven iron so far so that's a bit of a bush art massive its massive that was a push one five one carry 150 so it's rounded back down to 150 karat she's seven crew lovely hair and all we've done with these guys will take them straight off the shelf normal normal can look at that now normal work on the same shaft stiffness if Jeff I'm just I'll just be interested in seeing that on the flight Scott where it the traffic by just driving so GCT troughs at driving rings there's generally a crosswind here now I'm not doing this as an excuse or gave you a fire he's generally a left-to-right crosswind on there hitting that shot then actually set off a little bit left and fading back in nicely straight on gc2 won't sure the fit because my goal what is so that was a premature but he did actually feedback into target just a little tiny pool just just with that little hint of wind it is and so that was that's quite interesting just but not I said sorry I don't I'm just gonna put a feel so I was going to get seen pull up a chair and and just enjoy watching you you know reviews is great this is I mean I enjoy watching you review clubs so I don't know you know guys if you enjoy watching Rob review clubs please do click the thumbs up button back two times just I just love Rob's thought behind the club I love how how he hits the golf ball I love the fact that what we're trying to do with this so you know I'm just going to chill out and relax I don't see the point of it yeah yeah good job Boise girls I don't see the point in bamboozling people with with nonsense are really dawn sort of sorts all the things that the manufactures come out with you is for me bumpers and people we nonsense when really just want to get up there and hit it hit it straight and it feels good music simple as that I'm a very simple Lancastrian that way let's go we're need one more any one more you might not want to put it down but we don't need one more that is an amazing golf shot oh hell away what have you created ah again there's gonna be critique because I do like Callaway golf clubs but I've also said that those are s ions I've just hit with fantastic I was gonna just change the head then but we're gonna do it in a separate video I'll pull up the figures I've gone carry I did this this this golf club I don't think it would matter what stamps on it this golf could just feel brilliant and when I've said in certain videos in the past when I did the TaylorMade fitting a lot about with the face and the feel off the face yeah all right well I'm gonna doing a contour now between driving and iron we so shouldn't really do but the feels of a hint of springiness off this face not that it probably is but there is your is that all right fair enough all right so is the Facebook so 360 a so this is what with the 360 cutouts right there is bringing us off this face I like this because it means that you feel the golf ball you feel what it's doing all right I've not hit missing much but you've not admitted a while not minimize myself any really you know there's like warm-ups 13 well this is interesting let's have a quick look at your figures now so a club at speed we've been averaging about 74 75 banghak yeah ball speed a hundred and 2.6 you've not had that ball speed yet today no I'm close and I have to get my golf balls rhythm I have to go on the sr20 there you go and carry distance this is the average of all five he carried it 145 Rob which is farthest but there was one there was one that you carried 135 yeah so your world shot was better than your average currently yeah your best one we have a new best 149 or sorry 150 carry 150 carry yeah and that you know I don't get all motions now that's done in paradise big battle isn't it yeah for me is that that's going back again I've noticed a boat with this accent oh I keep I'd always like to refer back to it but nonetheless there is a store point to it I was hitting 157 is when I was from 16 years of age ought to being 22 23 maybe a bit older than that and then of course bump happens and I've not really got it back my own fault sort of that I've not really got myself into it but nonetheless I haven't really got that back so hitting 154 me a 7-iron she'll go 150 that's big that's awesome to my marker for me it's it when I won 50 on a carry I'm happy to see I've just been out to do that with technology thank you and that's a good color a that means a lot to me and that club means a lot to me with that I know that's amazing we're going to now move into the pro I'm just screwing this into the head into the shaft we've got the XR Pro still 7-iron what's interesting to hear the comparables these two because I think from a lock standpoint you'd probably go for it from a looks or a look we're going to see how it performs because if it doesn't perform as out who cares about those yeah that's beyond the interesting as well as because I generally all my irons up mine clubs are Callaway's so it's interesting to see we've done some work in the past where I've used my callaway 7-iron my yeah the color 7-9 so be interested what the comparison is between that one and that based on what I'm hearing cuz that's more what I've got them alive and do that so right guys stay tuned do subscribe as always click the link comment down below Rob's a fantastic required two comments give him some love don't give him hey do check him out on Twitter as always he's fantastic and he puts himself out here too so show you guys what 1300 can do with it all this new modern equipment so please do give me lots of love following checking out this subscribe this channel if you've been enjoying the videos I mean I've certainly enjoyed Rob's standpoint a lot of this equipment if you do honestly enjoy it do give the video a thumbs up we've got loads more to go yeah low we've just had coffees loads or to go and we are ready to carry on with the callaway XR pro iron well thanks very much again we'll stay tuned for next time you
2. Pinemeadow Excel EGI Hybrids
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In many ways, improvement is directly tied to consistency.
This means consistency in the equipment that you use.
As you get better at using the tools that you have you become a much better workman.
This is how you master your craft. The Pinemeadow Excel EGI captures this sentiment quite beautifully.
It is available for both right-handed and left-handed players. The shaft is made of graphite, which is always a good sign.
In this case, the consistency comes from the range of loft angles that they have on offer.
You can get it in a 19 degree, 22 degrees, 25 degrees, 28 degrees, 32 degrees, 36 degrees, 40 degrees and 45 degrees.
This allows you to get a variety out of irons that you are used to.
AN HONEST REVIEW
so these are pine meta golf clubs from amazon.com for $149 for the entire set and here's what you can do it cry the other right kick left it's in the fairway yes very good there's my product endorsement I am hitting women in a meta Club it's pine meadow it just got a terrible logo I thought it was in a meta to be calm hey just be sure you hit in the middle okay in the now piano key in the middle he's a meta show you how supposed to hundred and forty bucks for the entire set and it's nice jamie has smacked him today's this Tom meta club and not this time though all right your time my predicates recording not the five product endorsement I don't what Jamie can't do I'm about to make him don't you recording now actually what we talk about let's talk about he's I hit it rot son over the hall into the woods to grandmother's house haha but the Pine Manor does connect if you know what you're going
3. MAZEL Golf Individual Iron for Men
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If we haven’t mentioned this already, Mazel means luck.
You, my friend are in luck. The #7 offers a large sweet spot on its iron head.
This sees improved accuracy.
It has both a low CG and a high MOI. Both of these features are great for hitting shots for long distances with a good degree of control maintained.
The graphite shaft was built to minimise the weight that you contend with at each swing. As we head further up the shaft, we have good rubber grips.
They offer comfort and stability. Where other clubs would give you feedback shock after a shot. These handle grips are built to be anti-shock.
The forgiveness is not to be understated either. Your shots are more likely to be straighter and to go higher.
You will get more overall distance per shot, without making amends to the way you play.
This club is available to purchase for both left and right handed players. You can get the shaft in 12 variants of graphite and steel.
The flex is available in Regular, Middle or Stiff.
4. Medicus Dual Hinge 5 Iron
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Medicus came market with the goal of making clubs that allow players of "all levels to swing in tempo."
Whatever that means.
The products have made headway.
Over a million amateur players and professionals have jumped on board. Let’s look at why this may be the one for you.
Improving golfers often struggle with their swing. The dual hinge mechanism is built to resolve this problem.
It is the sort of golf club that gives you feedback on your swing without the need to be on the course.
When you swing well, the dual hinges remain connected. Otherwise, they will disconnect.
What this does well is build on your muscle memory. When you do the right thing over and over again, it soon becomes second nature.
You’ll begin to execute your swing without thinking about it. It will help you improve your game and play with relentless consistency. When the swing is right, the distance
follows suit. Ball flight and accuracy will do the same.
You can get this as right or left handed. They are also gender specific variations.
aN HONEST REVIEW
what's up tubers welcome to McManus golf this is the first video in the trainee eight series and what better training eight start with then the mother of all training aids the Medicus I think they've sold I don't know a gazillion of these and there's a good reason they're great they work really well for certain things obviously no training aid is going to cure all your woes but you can get the right one for the right problem and it can help you immensely so this series is going to be dedicated to the training aids detailed review of them quite often when you try and get information on a training aid you'll just get the infomercial bunch of pros who swing beautifully anyway telling you how great is going to make you swing and you get a bunch of hackers who pretend they can't swing go away for 15 minutes with something like this and come back swing it like Tiger Woods we don't really believe that do we but what I'm going to try and do is review these for you give you what I think of the pros and cons for the average golfer and hopefully that will help you out so the Medicus what is it well basically standard club I think this one is a 5-iron I believe they make it in a driver and maybe a pitching wedge maybe some other clubs they've been around forever but it's essentially a club that has a couple of hinges in and these hinges are strategically placed to break if you get the club off of the correct swing path so try and see if I can like give you a better view of these as you can see there's a couple of hinges there and they're slightly stiff I would say you have to exert a bit of force to break them but that basically allows you to swing the club without them breaking if you swing it correctly you can actually hit golf balls with this you'll feel a tiny bit of a wobble at impact if you hit it well but you can't hit golf balls and that's one of the beauties of this training aid so let's go through the pros and cons of the Medicus pros the club is designed essentially to break if at any point in the swing you get the club off of the proper pop a swing path or the arc or whatever you want to call it now depending on how you swing the club and what your floors are there are many areas where this could happen it could be a quick take away it could be taking the club inside it could be putting the club on the way back it could be all kinds of things it doesn't really matter what it will tell you is you will feel at some point in your swing the hinge or one of the two hinges will snap and that's essentially telling you you're not on the ideal swing plane or you're doing something strange now how do you correct it well probably trial and error probably trying different feels trying different things to keep that hidden from breaking and once you get the feel of it then you can try and repeat it so that's a definite definite Pro another Pro is if you try and swing the Medicus at your normal swing speed it is very likely that unless you have a perfect swing it will probably break at least in the beginning when you're starting and so what it forces you to do is it forces you to swing in quite a controlled and deliberate slow manner to stop it from breaking now why is this good well because as we all know the swing happens so fast that you can't really be that aware of where the clubface is or the entire club is moving at such a quick speed and there are immense benefits to practicing in slow motion and I'm going to make a video about the benefits of slow motion practice and go into more detail about that another time so look out for that video but a definite benefit of this club is while you're working on correcting your flaws it will make you rehearse the correct swing slow and by doing it slowly your body is more able to ingrain those new moves so those are the two things I mainly like about this club I should all now do what I'll add another one to that which I mentioned briefly earlier is that you can hit balls with this any training Nate training aid that you can actually hit real balls with is a plus to me because a lot of them you can't and we all know that the ball that crazy ball makes you do different things when you're actually swinging with a ball there so another great great benefit to this train okay now the cons I'm going to keep this short and sweet there are no cons there are thousands of training aids out there none of them are perfect none of them are going to cure all your swing flaws and help you out but on the spectrum of training ales training aids out there this is right at the top this gets five stars for me simply because it does multiple things it doesn't well it definitely will help in a lot of different areas not just one specific thing and I love the fact that it gets you to rehearse the proper swing in a controlled and slower fashion than you would normally do and to me that means you're going to improve a lot faster so overall the Medicus your little beauty five stars get yourself one you won't regret it
5. Tour Edge Bazooka Platinum Golf Iron Wood
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The Platinum Iron Wood by Bazooka is available to be purchased as a single iron or as part of a set.
It has a hollow, oversized head made of steel that is weighted around the perimeter.
For the improving golfers, you will be pleased to note that there is a great degree of forgiveness that comes with this iron.
This is because there is more weight below the ball than above it when you strike. The result are straighter shots that are also longer.
The body of the club is fairly lightweight. It is made out of forged crown that is cast.
The crown is incredibly thin, by all standards.
This is not something that negatively impacts the quality of the clubs. It is what allows for 20 grams to be put at the sole of the crown. You will get more distance per shot.
The manufacturer is so confident in the product that they back it up with a lifetime warranty and a 30 day play guarantee. The club weights about 1lb.
You can purchase it as a right handed or left handed club. The flex is available as either ladies, regular or seniors.
Regular in the case would mean “men”. I’m not sure how I feel about that. The loft is available between 21 and 45 degrees.
AN HONEST REVIEW
easy easy easy back in 1998 we introduced our first hybrid and ever since then Turin has been a leader in hybrid technology and our new bazooka platinum hybrid is no exception you'll find this new bazooka hybrid are easiest to hit hybrid yet too heavy tungsten soul weights make the bazooka Platinum extremely forgiving the soul weights place more weight low in the heel and toe so even off centre hits fly longer and straighter our new bazooka platinum hybrids our most progressive set ever what I mean by that is on the water iron so say the poor hybrid the sole is wider and we have heavier and larger healing Thoth tungsten weights what that does is allows the ball to go up in the air a lot higher on the long irons buy the same at the same time we have a narrower sole on the shorter irons than in the past and a little bit less heel-and-toe waiting for a more penetrating ball flight keep the ball down with the short irons and less fit bazooka platinum iron woods you'll hit shots you've never imagined like shots like this give your game the ultimate combination of value and performance with the bazooka platinum irons
While some may deny it, there is a definitive correlation between a good golf club and one’s performance. I believe that some of it may even be psychological.
When you have something you believe in, you back yourself more. There is a side of golf that is down to expression. That is the ability to allow yourself to put into action everything that you know. This is the factor that sees pupils led by coaches whose game is not as good as theirs.
Observations that are made will go a long way in correcting errors in the game.
When you have irons that you trust, you have more belief and expectation in a great result. Your swing and all else are therefore executed to match this. The right irons can bring out your inner Tiger Woods.
The opposite is also true. Having a set of irons that is subpar will negatively impact the way you play.
Golfing has been around for a while now. This makes it very difficult to judge what would qualify as being the best iron of all time. The one thing that we can do with certainty is conclude that the game has improved quite significantly since inception.
Innovation has come onto the market to address issues that professional golfers of each era encountered.
For some it was the weight of the irons. Others wanted the shape amended to be more suited to desired performance levels. This has been achieved. Scientific advancement has meant that our decision making could also be driven by data.
It is safe to say that the best irons for game improvement today are the best ones ever!
Best Game Improvement Irons Of All Time Buyer’s Guide
Our recommendations are meant to make it easier for you to pick the right club for your needs. To achieve this, we severely narrow and otherwise overcrowded field.
Our approach with the buyer’s guide is geared at equipping you with the knowledge that you would perhaps need to make independent choices when looking for your golf clubs. Whether you do this online or in store, asking the right questions of yourself and anyone serving you goes a long way.
We talked about two features in the text, the MOI and the CG. These are important concepts that every golfer should seek to understand.
Let’s explore them in a little more detail....
What is MOI?
The MOI stands for Moment of Inertia. This refers to the amount of forgiveness that you get when your golf clubs comes into contact with the ball at an odd angle.
It is the resistance that you get naturally from the club and ball due to a change in direction.
You know those moments when you don’t catch the ball quite right. The twisting that occurs in these cases is such that the ball would usually head off in a wayward direction.
Where there is a high MOI, you tend to see less and less of this. The result is that you as a golfer will have the impression that your club has a large sweet spot.
When you do not hit the ball with the sweet spot, and hit it from the edge of your club you find that your club will twist or rotate. This is what affects the direction of the shot. When your MOI is high, you club doesn’t twist as much. It is more stable on impact.
As a result you get longer and straighter shots.
A golf club would either have a high MOI or a low MOI. When there is a high MOI the golf club offer more resistance when it comes into contact with the ball at at odd angle. For instance, if strike the ball with its edge, outside of that swift spot.
Where MOI is high, the shot would be more likely to maintain the intended direction.
When MOI is low, there is more spin of the golf club on impact. This will mean that in the event that you don’t quite strike the ball with a central position of the club head or in that sweet spot, the head will twist thereby messing up the direction of the ball.
Whether you are driving the ball or going for a putt.
The MOI plays a significant role in the results that you will get.
What is CG?
CG stands of Centre of Gravity. To explain this we will start by mentioning the benefits of a lower CG, which is what most golfers would aim for. When your CG is lower, your shots have a low backspin.
They also go a further distance. You’d also have increased control of your shots, which can be linked back to that backspin that we mentioned.
Once you are on the green, there is much less emphasis on the need for lower CG. The element of being able to control your shot remains prevalent. In many cases you would want a little back spin on the green.
It aids in directing your shots as well as in increasing the bend that you can generate as needed. You will not need a lot of backspin to achieve this. Having some will certainly go a long way.
When you have a higher CG, your shots have higher spin and less flight per stroke. This is not always a bad thing. As golfers improve they start to see that these tools and conditions that they produce are ideal within certain paradigms of the game.
There are moments where you’ll need more backspin.
This is what makes it necessary to change golf clubs based on the conditions that you are facing on the green. Some recent models of golf clubs have been built to be adjustable. They allow golfers to change the position of CG. By undoing a screw and adjusting the position at which the shaft links with the head and tightening the screw again, you are set.
You can change from low CG to back CG in a matter of minutes.
We have repeatedly mentioned sweet spots, which you undoubtedly have heard thrown around on the gold courses. It is not just in golf where this term is used. Cricketers’ bats have this sweet spots.
As do hockey sticks, ping pong bats and so on.
Your sweet spot is usually the point on your bat that produces the best power on impact. You will find that cricketers use a mallet to knock in their bat to enhance the effect of this spot and somewhat enlarge it.
Golf club heads are such that we really do not have the option to enlarge the sweet spot.
Seeing as you make better shots when you strike the ball with the sweet spot. A large sweet spot favours your overall golfing performance. Of late, manufacturers such as Callaway have been working to ensure that the entire surface of the club could be as effective as a sweet spot.
As an improving golfer, you want to have a golf club that offers you a good sweet spot. There are several reasons for this. Some go beyond the distance that you get on strike. You will also find that this area of the club is more forgiving of stray shots.
Which of course is somewhat of a double-edged sword to your performance.
What to look for when considering game improvement
It would be difficult to go on any golf course and find a player that does not want to improve their game. There is a deep allure in the game. It is one that makes us want to be better, to perform better. There are many ways by which we could approach this task.
As the saying goes ‘there are many ways to skin a cat’, there are many ways to improve your game.
Your swing would be the first aspect to look at. The way you move your golf club from a resting position to hitting the ball and all the way through to follow through.
The best players at the top of their game have a somewhat similar way of swinging the club for a drive. There is emphasis of creating what could be called a ‘clean swing’. By this you would move in one motion from setting yourself up for a shot, to stopping having completed the shot.
If there are any poses in the middle, you tend to lose momentum. You would also start to see some minor issues with direction.
To resolve this start with diagnosis. You can get someone to help you with this or use a camera. Record yourself hitting some drives and then watch it. Compare your swing to a top form Rory or Tiger.
Identify the things that you may be doing differently or wrong.
Note these down and make a conscious effort to work on them every time you take a shot.
The gear that you use is also very important for the improvement of your game. You want to find gear that allows you to place all of your effort on the game and away from gear related issues. When your game is not up to the task, you will find yourself having to adjust your technique to it. This is an easy way to pick up bad habits that will negatively affect your game.
They also tend to be very difficult to get rid of.
Make sure you have golf clubs that offer your a reasonably large sweet spot. Be sure to have a grip that allows you to take shots without concern for safety or feedback.
Where there are options of shafts to choose from, it is always worth testing out various models on offer. Do not just settle for one. What works for some may not be ideal for you.
Trial and error is always a good way to go about it.
If you already have some golf clubs that you have been using for a while. Try getting different variations and seeing how they impact your game. It may just be a matter of changing your shaft.
Putting has always been one aspect of the game that will go largely ignored. Think about it. It doesn’t feel quite as glorious to putt the ball as it does to strike a ball very well off the tee. There is something magical about seeing a ball fly your the tee in the intended direction, at the intended pace and flight.
This takes away all the glory that putting ought to have. No matter how well you strike a ball off the tee. If it does not end up in the hole, you cannot win. Once you are on the green, you putting game becomes definitive.
For this you may need to consider the MOI that your putting irons offer. If they twist each time you strike a ball, they are not ideal. You want irons that are steady off the strike.
Nothing beats practice. Take any opportunity you can get to work on your putting. The great things is that it does not require much space. You can do it in your garden or even around the house.
Putting practice will improve your understanding of the golf clubs that you are using. It will be an early indicator whether there is a better way to do things or if it’s time to buy new irons.
Pressure management is a key aspect of the overall golfing experience. For some golfers it is what takes them to the next level. You will have people who entire game is brilliant in practice, on the driving range and when playing casually.
These individuals begin to see cracks in their game when competing. The level of pressure that the face is one that forces them to recede in performance.
This is not something that is limited to golfing. There are footballers that are always selected by the managers, but never deliver on the pitch.
That tells us that there is something that the manager and his/her team is seeing some aspects of this player’s game in practice that are not showing up in matches.
This goes down to gaming psychology. Some players deal with this by learning to channel out all of the noise that comes with having all these eyes watching you expectantly and just focusing on the game itself.
If not managed well, pressure will start to make you doubt yourself. This is a potentially disastrous road to take. Once that belief is gone, your game starts to fade away as well.
A practical tip for dealing with game pressure is to sign up to every possible tournament that you can. Big or small. If possible start off with the small ones and work your way up. Exposing yourself to this pressure more regularly forces you to develop coping mechanisms to deal with it.
There is no one size fits all for this. Just get out there and work on your game. You’ll soon find the best way to deal with adverse pressure.
Having read our top five recommended irons and how we arrived at the decisions, you should have been able to select a suitable one from that list. Failing that, our buyer’s guide is written in such a way that it equips you with some of the knowledge that would be required to assess any options that you are presented with.
Most buyers start their search online and end it there. Others prefer a more hands on approach. This would involve researching online then going out to see what the irons feel and look like.
Some would even say it’s easier to see a winner when you touch it. Accept that we are all unique. With that in mind, embrace your uniqueness and find the iron that fits into that with you.
The beauty of the wide range of choices that we have nowadays is that you no longer have to compromise. You can undoubtedly find an iron that is made suit you.
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