Equipment: Irons

A Year Defined by Every Club in the Bag

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 18:41 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 18:25

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

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Winston Churchill would have been impressed.

The late British prime minister delivered one of the most famous quotations in golf when he described it as "a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose."

Equipment is a lot better. And if the elite players are not more skilled, there at least are more of them. They put on quite a show this year, offering enough evidence to pick out the most significant shots of the year struck with every club in the bag.



Wilson Releases FG Tour V4 Utility Irons

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 04:08 Thursday, 13 November 2014 04:04

altCHICAGO, Illinois – Wilson Golf is set to offer a long iron replacement within its FG Tour™ line of equipment, the FG Tour V4 utility iron.

Developed as a versatile alternative to hybrids and long irons for tour staff members, the FG Tour V4 utilities are forged for precision, performance and playability from the tee. What began as a tour-specific project became a reliable option for all elite Feel players.



Wilson Releases FG Tour V4 Irons

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 04:00 Wednesday, 05 November 2014 21:33

Wilson FG Tour V4 Iron

CHICAGO, Illinois — Wilson Golf is proud to introduce the latest addition to its widely acclaimed FG Tour™ franchise of equipment, the new Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 irons.

The FG Tour V4s were rigorously tested and are currently played by Wilson's Advisory Staff members, including PGA Tour professionals Brendan Steele, Ricky Barnes and three-time major winner Padraig Harrington.

The V4 technological advancements are designed to enhance the Feel player's game, and build off of the FG Tour V2 irons, which led Kevin Streelman to two PGA Tour victories and Marcel Siem's win at the BMW Masters.



Cleveland Golf Introduces New CG Black Line for Fall 2014

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 01:25 Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:40

altHUNTINGTON BEACH, California — Cleveland® Golf is pleased to announce the introduction of their latest CG Black™ line of woods and irons designed specifically for seniors, women and players with slower swing speeds. The CG Black line is currently available for pre-order with in-store availability beginning on November 7, 2014.



TaylorMade’s New RSi Irons Feature Face Slots

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:53 Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:42

TaylorMade RSi IronJonathan Wall/PGATOUR.COM

Two years after TaylorMade added a 2mm-wide Speed Pocket to the sole of its RocketBladez iron that increased the speed of the face for faster ball speeds, the company introduced vertical face slots (called "Face Slot Technology") in the heel and toe of its new RSi iron lineup.

According to TaylorMade, results gathered from thousands of club fittings found that 76 percent of all iron shots are struck outside the sweet spot — with 61 percent occurring towards the heel and toe.



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