Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Golf » Reviews » Taylor Made r7 iron set » User review

Taylor Made r7 Mens Iron set

  • Aug 25, 2009
  • by
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.  

r7 iron

What did you think of this review?

Fun to Read
Post a Comment
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!!
About the reviewer
Brian Edds ()
Ranked #413
Member Since: Sep 14, 2008
Last Login: Oct 27, 2011 04:46 PM UTC
About this topic
First to Review
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since