Re: Learning to Love Big Headed Irons

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Re: Learning to Love Big Headed Irons

love my TM R7's but also have a set of Callway X20's in a graphite shaft which like you I was sceptical about but to be honest after a little while on the range I quite liked them. I've seen pictures of these new clubs but not in the flesh yet but I'm guessing they are very similar to the X20's and like you say not going to win any fashion parades but do provide a solid and reliable club. I've got to the stage now where if my game is shambolic I use the X20's for the safety net of a cavity back and a large sweet spot and on the infrequent occasions I'm actually hitting it pure I use the R7's as I can move the ball better with them.
 

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Re: Learning to Love Big Headed Irons

I played X12s when they came out back in the late 90's and again the x16 pros a couple of years ago (pro heads are a little smaller) The longer irons are very very easy to hit but I thought the shorter clubs had a tendency to drag their heels on half to 3/4 shots and it was killing my short game missing everything left, looking back, I maybe should have chucked the 9-sw and used whatever took my fancy but now since changing to the RAC LTs for a couple of years and now having settled on the AP2s, Im glad I kept on looking for clubs that suited my game a little more.
My advice? Bar the "Chipper (tm)" cosmetics arnt an issue if it helps you get the ball round the course the way it was supposed to be played.
 

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I've got nothing against big headed irons. What I can't cope with is whopping offset.....oohhh, nasty.

My Macgregors are mid-sized, I guess. From the front they are sleek and sexy-forged shiny things. From the back....hideous.....

Macgregor565.jpg
 

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Re: Learning to Love Big Headed Irons

Homer i've got a mate who has just turned pro he plays with x 20's we had a conversation the other day he says he's tried all types of irons and cant see any advantage in changing.So whatever suits.
 

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Re: Learning to Love Big Headed Irons

I've got nothing against big headed irons. What I can't cope with is whopping offset.....oohhh, nasty.

My Macgregors are mid-sized, I guess. From the front they are sleek and sexy-forged shiny things. From the back....hideous.....

Macgregor565.jpg

Just a quick one Real who give a stuff about the back you dont see the back when your hitting your shot!
 
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