Your swing speed is slow compared to a PGA tour pro. Nobody complains about lower-lofted drivers because everyone understands that loft is an essential fitting variable. T100 inspires daring, imaginative play with precise distance, Tour-level shaping and signature Titleist feel. The stock shaft is the Project X LZ, but consider all of Titleist’s no-upcharge offerings at your disposal. An introduction to me, I'm a 64-year old Geotechnical Engineer, living in the Washington DC suburbs. Am I the only one who thought as soon as these were announced. I’m now committed to the T100s. Now there has been enough argument about lower CG in irons so that the static loft have to drop to counter that have we seen any serious in depth tests done? By combining these wants from golfers, together with new and proven technologies, Titleist is giving golfers what they believe to the very best golf balls the company has ever produced, and players agree. a “7.25 iron”? ..I’ love to bet the golfer who wants to tell me how far they hit there 7 iron like that a gauged on how good they play. . I’m impressed with the Titleist putting out another option I feel is geared towards attracting my investment… I’m going looking and hope they drop in Black! Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80 TX (43.25 inches, 58 lie, D4), 5-wood: TaylorMade SIM2 (19 degrees @ 18.25) Why do you guys care so much about the clubs other people are using? My handicap is 11, but was as low as 6 a few years ago pre-shoulder reconstruction and when I was playing a lot more. If you’re reducing loft to add distance and you have any aspirations of holding greens, you’re going to have to move some weight around inside the head as well. Things change. New fully-forged cavity construction; Thinner, more responsive face To make room for that extra wedge, you have to take something else out of the bag, which theoretically removes the opportunity to sell you a more expensive club like a fairway wood or hybrid. I eas as hope for a bit more distance so I tweaked the clubs 6,7,8 and 9 . ‘Tw7878’ likes the look of the clubs a lot and is considering taking a punt on the irons, and our members have been sharing their thoughts in our forum. The T200, as you guessed, sits somewhere in the middle. So that was loft jacking… Learn how your comment data is processed. I’ve been told that I sometimes can be overly technical so I want to make sure I didn’t lose any of you. Yet almost no one talks about it. As a 70 year old I find it interesting that I hit 2 clubs less from 150 yards than I did 30+ years ago. You don’t lose any distance by jacking up the lofts in your irons. My solution is a simple one! What a bunch of BS. Great forged feel, and… more importantly… less than half the price of the Titleist T100 and T100S irons. Everybody good? My Wilson Staff Fluid feel from around 1985/6 was at 48. Would all players be forced to carry exactly the same equipment? Your(PW) pitching wedge has 46 degrees and your 9 iron is 42 degrees. It’s about bringing each component together to have it perform at the highest level, and for a golf ball, that usually means designing from the inside out. Copyright © 2020 GolfWRX Holdings, LLC. But that was because initially I saw a lower ball flight with not enough spin to hold the green. But in all reality, I would suggest that you test older clubs out and compare. In this review I detail the key technologies incorporated in the Titleist T100, T200 and T300 irons, dive into some launch monitor data, and submit a few observations that will hopefully clarify the similarities and differences between the T-Series and 718 AP series irons. Singapore National Fitting Centre Driver: Callaway GBB Epic (9 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD GP 6 TX... Justin Thomas apologizes for ‘inexcusable’ homophobic slur at Sentry, Sentry TOC Tour Truck Report: New sticks, new companies, and Patrick Reed buys his own threads, Attention – The missing link to golf performance, The death of the 3-iron and what it means for your bag setup, WRX Insider: An exclusive and very rare look inside the bag of Hideki Matsuyama, Ex-Golf Channel Lisa Cornwell drops bombshell details of alleged mistreatment from previous employers. A ser of these would start on a 5 or 6 iron and a few hybrids. Intrigued by your comment about the way we gap our bags being fundamentally flawed. The Solid Feel of Forged Steel. “We have a robust wedge business.”. Perhaps more impressive is how, thus far, it has been able to strike a balance between maintaining its identity and reinventing itself. They also seem to be hard to shape the ball. Junkaholic, obviously your comments are the only stupid ones.. Titleist T100 irons are forged to suit the player’s eye. When I do i’ll get 6 iron thru PW & W + Gap, & Sand Wedges The best way to describe the new T100-S irons from Titleist is: More speed, stronger flight, same package. SV…. But they’re easy to get up in the air and move around when I want to, and I love the way they interact with the turf, and I like the traditional lofts. It’s nice when you pure a shot, but when you start thinking that jacking lofts means you’re actually hitting the ball farther than you think, maybe you need to go back to the basics. The Pro V1 features a new 388 dimple layout, while the Pro V1x has 348. A “6.75 iron”? In our forums, our members have been giving their thoughts on Titleist’s T100 irons after WRXer ‘tw7878’ requested some long term reviews. Just was fitted at True Spec for a set of these, am pumped to get them. I also am sick of people crying about lofts. Last time around the Vokey SM6 was designed around positioning the Centre of Gravity (CG) more centrally so that you would have better feel and consistency. T100 is the embodiment of the modern player’s iron. The T200 and T300 both offer new Max Impact face technology to increase ball speed and launch, […] It’s as if the company managed to chisel off its cement shoes, take several steps forward and actually do something different and, dare I say, interesting. However, I also like to play shortened clubs. I believe this is for the players. Search Titleist Players Search. in performance, feel, and turf interaction was crisper. No. When it comes to the performance and quality of these products, we will continue to go to every length possible to help golfers play their best and shoot their lowest scores.” – Jeremy Stone, Vice President, Titleist Golf Ball Marketing. “Back in my day, son…”. The AP line from Titleist is no more. But the T100s just as sleek at address (and a little more techie) while providing similar peak trajectories and spin rates with about 7 … While that might sound scary, there’s some research – admittedly in its infancy – into the possibility that the way we gap our bags now is fundamentally flawed. What’s the difference? Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD “Engineered for Tour Spec” 75X, Hybrids: Srixon ZX (19, 22 degrees) Are there any tests that demonstrate a significant distance gap between two wedges with the same loft and same shaft. MOI, swing weight length, flex …….you are an idiot. The T100 Irons are a true players iron, with tour-inspired sole widths and sightlines to give you the confidence to shape the ball. New and improved for 2020 is the T-series family of irons. I’ve lightened my bag by switching to an Otie Crissman Old Goosie putter bent to 4-degrees loft I substitute it for all clubs P-5. Can’t believe I read this whole fussy thread. All it means is that instead of playing a 3 iron to pitching wedge, we are now playing a 4 iron to gap wedge with traditional 3 iron to pitching wedge lofts. I really enjoyed your overview of the irons themselves, but perhaps more so your perspective over the loft discussion; expertly detailed in its simplest form. Alex. Look for one in your area. Just in case you wonder, my son is 13 years-old with a solid swing and average driver swing speed between 99 to 102 MPH. I’m not tempted by the S model and discounted a bunch of other irons because of the strong lofts. We put the T100 and latest model of the Titleist CB irons against each other on the launch monitor. It would be worth a fitting to try. Or better yet, now is the season for Titleist Thursdays pretty much all over the country. I’ve been playing T100 and loved them, but were just too high of launch angle. And now here they are. What GolfWRXers are saying about the clubs they regret selling, Nick Faldo: “Reduce the driver face and remove tees to decrease distance” – GolfWRXers react, Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. When Titleist launched only five new iron models last fall, I figured that meant I’d be telling you about another new Titleist iron right about now. When you change the loft of an iron, the bounce goes with it. Key Technology. I have a degree in design, we live in an age of seer design nightmares (look at some of the college football and pro uniforms, look at the ugliness of the average McMansion these days). Designed to help the best players score lower. ago or farther. Very interested in your thoughts. To make it easy to remember, the Pro V1 is intended to provide a penetrating trajectory while Pro V1x will fly higher. Your email address will not be published. Titleist T100 Irons - Features: Like a golf swing, the feel of an iron gets better when there are fewer moving parts. 50 Words or Less. Nothing really feels like the fully forged irons I play. All rights reserved. Loft isn’t the SAT; there’s more than one right answer. Great job. Thanks & sometimes use it off the tee.. How anyone could buy a TM or Callaway set with 6 degree gaps in scoring clubs and 2.5 degree gaps in “long irons” is laughable. More than 1/2 a degree off, and onto the non-conforming pile you go. Engineers seek to find out not just what they like about their current golf ball, but what if anything can be improved upon. Now he was a True Club Builder, he taught me about lengths, weights of iron & woods [governed] , swing weighting & other important data. As part of our annual Editor’s Choice Awards, we discussed the evolution of the Titleist brand, specifically my assertion that the overhaul of its club lineup has been nothing short of dramatic. Brand Model Year Wt. These stronger lofts are still short of most GI irons (and far weaker than Callaway’s latest 21 degree 7-iron or whatever it is). With two kids that amount of time to dedicate to reducing spin is just not possible. I’m 75 my handicap is 7.9. I have this set with KBS $Taper 120 shafts and at traditional loft they do spin more than other set ups I have at same lofts. Titleist T100 Iron Review. Tony believes that golfers deserve to know what's real and what's not, and that means MyGolfSpy's equipment coverage must extend beyond the so-called facts as dictated by the same companies that created them. . The 48* PW of the 80’s is now the gap 1 and you would need a gap 2. It’s nice that Titleist has come up with another option for players who need lower dynamic loft to fight spin/launch issues. But a recent sim test session of a strong lofted iron showed huge distance and high launch. Titleist realised that they were missing a gap in the market. Tony, I am confused by your comment that a player loses something with jacked “lofts.” When I have 150 yards to the green, I am likely to be hitting a club with a combination of length, loft, etc., that will get me 150 yards, not a specific club whether it is a 6 iron, a 7 iron or whatever. and each core has to designed to deliver maximum ball speed and consistency shot after shot. They still produce the same shot and trajectory if hit properly. I would personally feel that the number on the bottom is only a guide for me. It’s not as if Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff – young guns who make Jordan Spieth look like Phil Mickelson with skinnier calves – are betting their success on a transition from what they’ve always played into loft-deficient irons. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The fully-forged construction of T100 creates a solid, consistently controllable club that delivers the exact performance the best players in the world demand. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google, (your email address will not be published), Callaway ERC Soft Golf Ball with Triple Track. It’s not about the club it’s all about kicking a dead horse. MyGolfSpy, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Availability begins Aug. 28. The CB irons are even better than ever, and remarkably forgiving. My one ask/takeaway from this article? I used to jump all over the strong lofts. So I suggest doing a little reading & research on the clubs we use ( & buy) to play this wonderful game that we all Love no matter how Good or Bad we are @ it! All of that stuff is heavily dependent on additional factors like geometry and CG location. I really don’t care what everyone else uses. I love seeing that player is the golfer in mind for these new irons. I want to copy and paste this reply, to use for those who haven’t actually tried it, like you did. Great MB/CB alternative or to mix in with those.”, juststeve: “I’ve had the T100s in my bag since last year, Probably 15 rounds or so plus a good bit of time on the practice ground. Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below. First, they look great. Would’ve had zero issued continuing with the T100 as they are lovely irons and the best I’ve played, but really believe these will help to improve my game just by having a little less loft – regardless of how far I’m hitting each club. juststeve: “I’ve had the T100s in my bag since last year, Probably 15 rounds or so plus a good bit of time on the practice ground. http://www.golfwrx.com/author/tomwishon/ If the distance increases and the height is still there then I’m changing my attitude. What I do know is that growing numbers of golfers are flocking to the player’s distance category. My Bio Cell 6 iron is 26.5 degrees and my A7 6 iron is 29 degrees. Then I read your article. People keep on talking about peak height which stays about the same from your wedge to your 7 and 6 and will start dropping depending on club speed around 5 iron of 26 degrees of loft. Better players who have the speed and aren’t easily gimmicked will likely stick to the standard T100, while those who might have lost a little clubhead speed or are between sets can give these a try. T300 might be better for you if you are looking for foregiveness, SO MUCH FOR LOFT JACKING I hit the AP2s a little better, but the 681s hung around because I didn’t like looking at the AP2s. If a 6 goes 150 yards then I want my 7 to go 140 give or take a yard.. Sure the new 8 iron doesn’t spin like a early 2000’s blade, but is it more forgiving than your current 7 iron which is really what it’s replacing…. Plus due tonsaid shoulders, my swing plane is steep so I get the ball up in the air which also reduces distance. At address it still has the same classic Titleist lines, but in a mid-sized head that gives you more confidence at address. Last thing that I would ask Tony, as mentioned in the article that delofting in irons seems to be a norm now, a 7 iron of 32 to 36 degree I could understand to fit different players needs but 27 to 29 degree 7 iron? Bottom line is there are TONS of different loft combinations that are out there. Even on a relative basis, it won’t tell you launch angle, spin rate, peak height, descent angle or whether you’ll be able to stop a ball on the green. They are slow. The TitleistT100 irons are beautiful – a perfect fit for the eye of the accomplished player. Funkaholic seems to have found a dog whistle for idiots. Hi Thomas, are you sure you’re not referring to the W wedge, stock loft at 50*? I am positive that I would still have no issues holding greens with these even with jacked lofts. For its part, Titleist aims to bring a different kind of swagger with the hope of reaching golfers for whom “player’s distance” hasn’t been quite “player-centric” enough. I play Callaway Apex CF16 and these have even stronger lifts than those. Titleist T400 Irons Review. “Think of it as a player’s distance iron with all caps on the word PLAYER’S,” says Josh Talge, Titleist’s VP of Golf Club Marketing. If you’re looking for a complicated technology story, you’ve come to the wrong place. That goes for my 8 iron and pitching wedge. The T100s are available in both steel and graphite shaft options from 3 iron to PW. Case in point: A year ago, the T100•S would have been totally out of character for Titleist but if you’ve been keeping up with the new (and improved) version, it makes perfect sense. No more raised pitchfork while I bemoan strong lofts. Player’s iron, forged to suit the player’s eye. They’re the truly stupid. I hit the AP2s a little better, but the 681s hung around because I didn’t like looking at the AP2s. Both the Pro V1 and Pro V1x will be priced at $49.99 and be available in white with play numbers 1-4 and  5-8 along with the same numbers (00-99) through custom. Stronger lofts give the ego a boost but when you put down a ten year old Adams A7 iron and a Cobra Bio Cell iron, they still go the same distance. I think this is a great idea by them. The Titleist Story. Titleist is a name synonymous with golf. The professionals involved in the validation process of the T100 irons reported back nothing but praise for the new Titleist … That would be interesting. Pre-sale begins March 12 with full retail availability starting March 27. They replaced a set of 714 AP2s and a set-id Titleist 681s. Is balanced by co-forged, dual-density tungsten for precise distance, Tour-level shaping and signature Titleist feel,! 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