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Toy Box: Women’s irons


Irons

Ping Faith

The skinny: Artistic-looking, cavity-back clubs that resemble Ping’s men’s irons but are the result of a lengthy project to develop a stand-alone set for women. The mixed set contains 5- and 6-hybrids along with six irons (7-9, PW, GW, SW) designed to produce higher shots.

Price: $900 (eight clubs, graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Cobra S3

The skinny: The S3 irons for women are low-profile, wide-sole clubs that have a tremendous amount of versatility and power.

Cost: $699 (seven irons, graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Callaway Diablo Edge

The skinny: In the Callaway vernacular, Diablo stands for hot – as in extra distance. The Diablo Edge irons employ the same basic design for men and women.

Cost: $799 (eight irons, graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Nike SQ MachSpeed

The skinny: Nike’s bold SQ MachSpeed is available in a hybrid-iron set for women, featuring two hybrids (5, 6) and five irons (7-SW). The MachSpeed is known as a forgiving club.

Cost: $699 (graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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TaylorMade Burner 2.0

The skinny: The women’s irons benefit greatly from the technology developed by TaylorMade on the men’s side. The women’s Burner has a purple color compared with red for the men’s iron.

Cost: $899 (eight irons, graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Adams Idea a70S

The skinny: This popular set contains three hybrids (4, 5, 6), two mid-hybrids (7, 8) and three cavity-back irons (9, PW, SW). Designed for easy-to-hit playability.

Cost: $699 (graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Mizuno JPX-800

The skinny: This iron is known for its distance. The women’s version is the same as the men’s iron, albeit with several fitting alternatives that include softer shafts and smaller grips.

Cost: $699 (eight irons, graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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Wilson D-FY Combo

The skinny: Contains a 19.5-degree FYbrid HS utility club (a combination of fairway wood and hybrid), a 4-hybrid (24 degree), hollow 5- and 6-irons with ultra-wide soles, and perimeter-weighted scoring irons (7-PW)

Cost: $699 (graphite shafts)

Available: Immediate

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