All rights reserved. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! I purchased my set after my fitting and I just couldn't believe the forgiveness and distance. I recently purchased the 716AP1. It felt much more smooth and solid as the M2 had a clicky, cheap feel. Having held the cutaway version of the head and the tungsten section, which is not really blue, I can vouch for the fact that this small piece of material is extremely heavy for its size. Distance and performance: This is was where I was curious to see how they would play. I had 160 yards to the pin, with 150 yards covering the water and 175 yards to the water at the back of the green. After working myself to about a 20-22 handicap (playing about once or twice a week) I decided to shop around for something newer about 3 months ago. I tried hitting both irons in all different types of on-course situations over a two week period. I have played the 716 AP1 irons for the best part of two years now so was really looking forward testing their successors.. At the launch event I had a brief introduction to the product from the guys at Titleist, before heading to the range for a fitting with product specialist Tim Baker. October 23, 2018 at 03:22 PM . I can’t help but think golf would be a whole lot easier, particularly longer courses with long par 3s, with a full set of these in my bag. I thought that it wasn't gonna be a massive upgrade since I shoot in in the 90's, but when first I took these irons out to the range it felt like a butter knife! I hit a 6 iron poorly. Sure, AP2's help out the light rough... a bit. So in reality, these aren’t distance irons. Look beautiful and are easy to hit. My expectation going into launch monitor testing was that I’d see a flatter trajectory, lower peak height, similar distance and spin, and a decent amount of help on mishits. But this year the new model is better. Related: More photos of Honma’s Tour World irons, driving irons and wedges. As for looks, “These are beautifully simple” was my first thought when I saw them in person. The M2, on the other hand, is an iron on steroids. Same reason I hit ap2s and not blades cuz I’m not good enough for blades. The club was super forgiving and if not for the insanely high ball flight, I would love to have a set of these for when my swing is out of sorts. I used to dread my approach shot and find any excuse I could not to hit my longer irons, but now I look for reasons TO hit them. You may want to consider a W (47 degrees), or another specialty pitching wedge of a similar loft, to help bridge the gap between your highest-lofted AP1 iron and lowest-lofted wedge. The 4 iron is as new, I only hit it twice, before using my easier to hit rescue club. 6 irons are already 5 irons in disguise. Normally this bothers me when materials are in one part of the set and not another. Enter any Giveaway, and we select winners randomly. The 7 iron is exactly the same loft as my 6 iron that I carry 170. Titleist 716 AP1 Irons 4-PW (7 Clubs). To be honest, looking down on the TaylorMade M1 and M2 irons at address, there is really not much difference. They have numbers on them for easy identification. I use a graphite shaft and the weight is just right for me. Take it one step further, I’ve also been looking to put forged clubs in the bag and make the move to the better-player iron category, but I was hesitant for a variety of reasons. And I am hitting the ball nearly 2 clubs further. It’s super forgiving and just goes and goes. The brand's 'most advanced forged irons ever', Callaway's new X Forged driving iron goes up against SIM UDI, Designed for the 'best players in the game', New Metal Injection Molding technology put to the test, True Temper XP90 (Steel), Kuro Kage TiNi 65 (Graphite). My swing produces a lower flight and I’m sticking with it. It’s been just about two years since the 714 iron series was announced, and so, right on time, here’s your first look at the upcoming 716 series irons. Much more harsh when mishit though, but I knew that was coming. I hit these last Friday at a demo day. They are very attractive and a very fun iron. In recent years, I have been using a forged Vega wedge, also an iconic Japanese brand. Does what it says on the tin but finding that the irons mark very easily I bought some covers as I would dread to think what they would look like within a year. I’ve got 4i-GW and also carry 50/56 wedges. 48 (wedge) (48°) Titleist AP1 718. I find it easier to set up and align clubs with less offset, so I like this a lot. Well done Titleist. Even their wedges will be gi. A 39 degree 9 iron horrifies me. The Titleist AP1 716 irons are designed with tour proven technology, appeal to a wide range of golfers and are the most playable and forgiving iron that Titleist produces. 4 Iron (21°) Titleist AP1 718. Really happy with these irons and can't say enough good things about them. 5 Iron (24°) Titleist AP1 718. The wedge is the same loft as my R9 TP 9 iron that I carry 140 (my driver swing speed is 103 mph). Honma might not be the first name most Americans think of when they think of forged irons. Any ideas? Oh, don’t forget to drop another two or three hundred on extra wedges. After testing I can tell you the irons are not too small, not too hard to hit, and stack up to anything else I’ve tested. It didn’t bother me since it still felt so sweet… so strange as it sounds, clicky, but smooth and sweet at the same time. Titleist TMB 716 4 Iron Bridgend Mint condition four iron, which has only been hit a handful of times on the course. So a part of increasing MOI is adding backspin – interesting, since I know more higher handicap golfers that struggle with getting the ball airborne and holding greens. 16 at BridgeMill Athletic Club. For me, I love my new Titlist 716AP1. Hello! A variety of stock shafts are available and include the NS Pro 950GH, Dynamic Gold AMT, Modus3 Tour, and Vizard 160. Not a fan 4-PW + W & W2 (9 irons) – PW=43” / W=47” / W2=52” Fitted with True Temper XP90 R300 Regular Flex Shafts. Also, explains why when I increased all my lofts to more sane lofts “48 degree PW” that I gained not only height and straighter ball flight, but 1 to 2 clubs extra distance from an old CB/MB combo – I was quite surprised at the huge distance gain. The Titleist 716 AP1 iron is the next evolution of the AP1 model last tweaked in 2013, but this time the changes are more significant. The TW737-Vs specs are below. I’m really starting to love this thing. Each of the clubs were built with the stock lofts and shafts — M2 2017 (28.5 degrees) with a TaylorMade Reax shaft, and M1 2017 (30.5 degrees) with a True Temper Dynamic Gold S300 shaft — and the testers were instructed to post their review of the clubs here. Pros: A serious distance upgrade. Sorry, but some of the comments are pretty ignorant. This is good because dropping the CG puts it more behind the impact point on the head meaning that you get more ball speed and accuracy. What our testing data says about the lower lofts, however, is that they do not come at the expense of launch angle. Those interested in Titleist’s players irons may want to consider AP1 long irons as part of a mixed set. Will continue to test, what a treat to compare the two irons. If I had my druthers I would put the M1 in the bag as it stands now. For the short and mid irons, the Honmas generated slightly more distance (not less as I expected prior to testing). This happened to be a center strike and impact felt like almost nothing at all… in a good way. Are they hard to hit? Used - Titleist 714 AP1 Irons 4-PW with True Temper XP95 R300 Regular Shafts Hamilton, South Lanarkshire Titleist 714 AP1 Irons 4-PW with True Temper XP95 R300 Regular Shafts A multi-material, dual cavity design for players that want maximum distance, forgiveness and solid feel in a great looking progressive game improvement chassis. Compare the New Titleist 718 Irons. I was hitting Jason Day moonbombs with this bad boy. A 43 degree PW? Oh what joy. Titleist irons have long appealed to better golfers. Ad posted 11 days ago Save this ad 6 images; Titleist ap1 716 irons left hand Saintfield, County Down A stunning set of left handed Titleist ap1 irons in immaculate condition with true temper xp 90 r300 regular shafts. But I could see how some people may like how they frame the ball. Required fields are marked *. (They were all excellent and all more forgiving and longer than the MX300s). When I started playing, in 1948, that was the loft of a 6 iron. The 716 AP1 six iron carried close to 182 yards on average, some three yards further than the former 714 AP1 six iron, while launch angle (17.4-degree) and spin rate (5100 RPM) also improved. They do not feel as nice as the Mizunos but that’s easy to forget when the ball is sitting nicely on the green. Too bad Wishon have explained in depth that what you are saying is just marketing BS..A typical MB blade will have lower CG than any SGI. Final thoughts: I had hit both the M1 and M2 irons last year during a fitting day, but did not like either. Find Pre Owned Titleist Individual Irons at best prices on Golf Avenue. The issue with the lofts is that the long irons have changed marginally so the gaps have not been as drastic. Titleist AP1 712 irons 4-Gap set w/ DG XP S300 shafts. I’ve never been a high ball hitter. 45 years ago I started golfing in my parents backyard in Detroit with five clubs and two balls I got from an 80 year old neighbor. In short, the 716 AP1’s perform at a high level, both at impact and through the turf, which is one of the reason they’re a popular choice for a variety of golfers, either as a full set or as long-iron replacements. In reality all you need to know is how far each club goes. The W-Forging process has created a strong face that fires balls off like little rockets. shipping: + C $32.65 shipping . The ball really popped of the club face, but wasn’t a ballon flight. Tour World also happens to be the line played by their tour pros like Hideto Tanihara, who has the TW737-Vs in his bag. I just switched from a Taylormade Burner 2.0 to the Titleist AP1 716. A set from 5-W2 (traditional 3/4-PW/GW) with a couple more wedges and a hybrid would be a good setup. M1 is more what I like to see shape wise, but M2 was not bad at all. Great clubs. The AP1’s actually felt better than my Mizuno’s. – Most shots I hit with it seemed to fall out of the sky (very likely a lack of spin). Perfect balance with the XP90 shafts. – VERY forgiving on thin strikes. Like before it is in the toe area of the head and moves the CG lower and more towards the toe of the club. 5 Iron (26°) Titleist AP1 714. I rotated clubs every 5 shots and went through multiple rounds with each club. Went with KBS 105 shafts and it is a fine shaft for the AP1. After trying out everything else I was persuaded that that the 716 AP1's are the best fit for my swing. When I mishit it, you knew it was, but it wasn’t harsh at all. Copyright © 2020 GolfWRX Holdings, LLC. Tom Wishon tells this like it is, I encourage you to seek out his writings. 716 AP1 ... Titleist 716 AP1 Irons Titleist 716 AP1 Irons. Hitting greens more easily now, where I used to either fall short or roll off the back. My thoughts exactly. >

True Temper XP 90 steel shafts. This new AP1 716 are in a class of their own. The M2 isa definite “game improvement iron”, while the M1 was similar in size and shape to my previous irons, Titleist AP1s. Titleist offers an extensive selection of shafts, grips, specifications and other customization options to help you perform to your potential. The M2 went out high in the air, and just kept going forever. The other major change is something you can't see because Titleist has increased the amount of high density tungsten that they have put in the sole of the club by 50% over the previous model. What you will see straight away is a long deep 360° undercut cavity in the back of the 716 AP1 head. Got a lot more hook compared to my D300. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. GolfWRX Forum Members sign up to test the latest and greatest products in golf, and then they provide in-depth reviews on the equipment. When I miss with irons usually a little left. I like the design of the M1 and its visual appearance at address. The feel off the face of the M2 just turned me off, to be honest. Skeptics will point out that the lofts of the 716 AP1 are stronger than previous models, which also leads to distance gains. There are touring pros that play these all the way to the average golfer (@15 handicap). Each iron was tested with the same shaft (KBS’ C-Taper S+), shaft length, grip, and Titleist’s stock specs. Both irons were super forgiving, and they should be a dream to the average weekend golfer who has trouble with ball striking consistently. The only downfall with these clubs is that they seem to "mark" easily, compared to the Pings. Full List: The Best Super Game-Improvement irons of 2017. Then don’t buy the long irons. Less glare looking down on the iron. Most of the clubs show normal wear & tear but nothing to affect performance. On Trackman I was showing an extra 5 yards on the AP1 4-iron over the AP2 so if you need a little extra to cover a gap at the top of your bag then this is a worthy option. Titleist has not been the gimmicky club until now. I’ve played a few rounds and broke 80 for first time in 10+ years. They’re arguably the most improved irons in the company’s new line. Shorter than the M2 (though not short) and a little lower ball flight. “With an impressive boost in […] Compared to my Cleveland irons, they are 1 to 1.5 clubs longer. Even though it is classified as a player’s iron, it doesn’t seem so tiny that it would be tough to hit. M1 loft = 30.5 All excellent clubs but AP1's fit my swing the best. Next 10 (ok, 15) balls were with the M2. I also preferred the stock Lamkin grip on the M1 vs. the ribbed M2 grip. I'm currently playing 716 AP1 4 - PW irons and I love them, really forgiving and a great feel in the hand. I got 4-pw and find even the 4 iron easy to hit. Well-struck shots felt good, with a nice mid-trajectory and with the workability that I’ve come to expect from a player’s iron. Save up to 90% on certified pre owned Golf Clubs! Both irons had a higher trajectory than my gamer 7 iron. Due to heavy workload and dealing with life I stopped playing for about 2 years. Top 3% of all golfers? Titleist 718 AP1 Iron Set 5-PW GW Mitsubishi Tensei Pro Red AMC Graphite Senior Right Handed 38.0in . Personally, not a fan of seeing the face slots. Who designed these clubs? I like seeing the numbers posted, it gives me an idea of what they might be like especially compared to other Titleist clubs. The head is cast from 17-4 Stainless Steel to provide this strength and it is also treated to ensure that it is malleable enough to bend if you want to adjust the lie. Kinda what I expected with a club design for lower-handicap players. Titleist’s changes to the 716 AP1 irons has made them, without a doubt, the longest, most forgiving irons in company history. 716 AP1 are the longest, most forgiving Titleist irons ever for golfers seeking game improvement irons with maximum distance and maximum forgiveness. What doesn’t show up on the charts, and will be important for golfers interested in the 716 AP1’s, is the attention to detail on the soles of the 716 AP1 irons. C $1,437.25. Amazing: Pitching Wedges from the test players carry 150 yards. The half-mirror finish on the face and top line cuts down the glare at address. >

True Temper XP 90 steel shafts. Most of the clubs show normal wear & tear but nothing to affect performance. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Love these clubs - titleist job well done now need to look at a new 3 hybrid to complete the set. I just got my ping g30 irons and there is no more 3 iron…starts with a 4 and the pw is 45..and that is kind of low…..but they go high so …but that leaves me trying to figure out what wedges to put in. Mint Titleist 718 AP1 Single Iron 4 Iron FST KBS Tour Steel Stiff Right Handed 39.0in Titleist 718 AP1 Iron Set 5-PW GW Mitsubishi Tensei Pro Red AMC Graphite Senior Right Handed 38.0in Titleist 716 AP1 Iron Set 5-PW GW MRC Kuro Kage Low Balance 65 Graphite Regular Right Handed 38.25in Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for TITLEIST AP1 716 IRONS / 4-PW+W / REGULAR FLEX XP 90 R300 SHAFTS / TIIAP1633 at the best online prices at … The Titleist AP1 is highly coveted by golf fanatics that are willing to make a serious investment into their golf game but need a little more forgiveness. 7 Iron (31°) Titleist AP1 716. Congratulations to the Titleist team and a big Thank you from my side. I bought a set of 716 AP1's 5-W, with Kurokage graphite shafts. Titleist continues to produce the best! Explore the entire Titleist 718 iron line and compare models side-by-side. The design is great in and of itself, and it also makes it easier to play a Tour World combo set. Matter of fact, I will be taking this M2 7 iron in my bag and play it more head-to-head against my Srixon 545 on the course. I switched over to the AP2s last year but the distance loss was massive. It’s up to the user to decide what works and what doesn’t based on their personal needs and preferences. i love seeing all the comments, but what I want to know is how do they perform, how to they feel, how does the ball launch, do they help you hit more greens, what do these shafts feel like (XP 90). Titleist 716 AP1 Iron Set. The 4 iron is as new, I only hit it twice, before using my easier to hit rescue club. I love the feel, so I was excited for these. The ball flight appeared to be slightly lower than my current set, with a straight-to-draw flight and similar distances. Broke 80 first time out and regularly shoot in mid 80's. C $1,567.91. I don’t get to practice much and the MX300s were a little to exacting. It feels like the ball jumps off the club face and I've got an extra 10 metres, straight and true. 2nd Swing Golf; Ping; 2nd Swing Golf. I would have to pick one up to see which is which. Very good condition. I don't have to be as precise and this probably relaxes me. Get the best deals for titleist ap1 irons 716 at Don't practice much and was looking for more forgiveness. I've even had a few outliers of 180 yards. Very good-performing iron for me, and something I would definitely consider changing them out if I could reduce the spin off the face. I bought them and I got better at golf. The first 10 balls I hit were with M1 and 6/10 felt great, while the other 4 were toe hits, which I felt and the distance reflected that. Can Titleist's new ball live up to some very bold claims? The M1 wasn’t a great performer for me. Game improvement irons finally means just that to me. These will be in the bag for a good few seasons. If you’re in the market for forged players irons, make sure the TW737 is on the list of clubs to hit. My favorite moment came at an island-green par-3, No. Get fit for your Titleist irons by one of 2nd Swing’s award-winning fitters and you’ll start to see the strokes melt away! They’re arguably the most improved irons in the company’s new line. Titleist ap1 4 iron Titleist ap3 5-pw project X LZ stiff shaft great condition all round. Titleist 716 AP1 Irons Review. Couldn’t believe how a near-top still traveled to nearly the front edge in the air and still went as far as the M1 did on a good strike Towering flat height, for me, and very long. Will also throw in the... 6. . Looks: As expected, I preferred the M1 with less offset, slightly smaller sole and a smoother finish. I tested the TW737-Vs on SkyTrak against my TaylorMade RSi 2’s using Bridgestone Tour B330 balls. Soon, the 6 will really be a 4 iron and you won’t even be able to demo it because no average golfer will be able to hit it. That is going to change… not just because Honma will be spending more money to reach golfers in North America, but because the company’s Tour World line is both beautifully crafted and packed with performance.

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