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Taylor Made r7 Mens Iron set

  • Aug 25, 2009
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+3
My creds
I am not a professional golfer, scratch that I'm not even a good golfer.  I do have a real golf swing and can use most of the clubs in my bag for there intended purpose.  I had been using golf clubs from 8th grade(I'm 31) until last week. 

Purchase process
My purchase of irons was based 1)Brand name and 2)How they look.  I did swing the clubs at the shop and they felt good.  I also tested out the Nike 4d's and Calloway 20/22's.  I choose the r7's because they felt solid in my hand and made a nice sound when I hit them.  I had been looking at clubs all summer and was waiting for end of the season sales.  It became clear that the prices were not going to go any lower($399) for the set.  I bought them at the Eden Prairie,MN sports authority. They received my business because they are the closest store to my house and are open past 8pm.  The set has 4,5,6,7,8,9, P and A clubs.  

My first experience
I went to the local driving range / exec par 3 course on Saturday morning and spent an hour hitting balls at the range.  I hit the 6-9 better than my old clubs, straighter with a repeatable left to right movement.   I seemed to get a lot more spin on my balls and was actually drawing the ball back on the range and on the course.  The 4 and 5 irons I need to spend more time with.  The P wedge used to be my best club, the new wedge is heavier and I can't hit the 15-30 chip as well as I used to.  The A wedge I assume this is for sand, but i really don't know and haven't hit anything yet.

Overall I give the clubs a +3, they feel and look good and with under 100 swings under my belt have improved my game, or at least my perception.  





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August 25, 2009
Good Job, I am looking for a new set as well but can't pull the trigger. I'll check these out.
 
August 25, 2009
i've been swinging hand-me-down clubs my entire life until a year ago when i bought myself i new set. to be honest i don't even know the brand or model... but i love them. the technology that goes into these things is unreal (or they changed the angle wedges) because i hit them 10 yds further per club. Nice review Brian!!
 
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