ClubTest 2014: Mizuno JPX-EZ Forged Irons

Photo: Snap36

Mizuno JPX-EZ Forged Irons

Mizuno JPX-EZ Forged Irons
Category: Game-Improvement Irons
Price: $899 steel
4-GW with True Temper XP105 steel shaft
KEY TECHNOLOGIES: The undercut in long and mid-irons contributes to a larger, more lively hitting area. Harmonic Impact Technology (H.I.T.) enhances both feel and sound.

The JPX-EZ Forged offers controlled workability from fairway lies and good touch around the greens; testers find that its high ball flight can be altered with ease; the club’s leading edge passes through rough and trouble lies all day long.
ACCURACY/FORGIVENESS: Shots generally go where you aim them; a fairly accurate club on good swings, playable on bad ones.
DISTANCE CONTROL: Most guys find that shots hold their distances well on misses; predictable yardages, pretty much what you’d expect; short-iron shots produce their share of birdie putts.
FEEL: Plenty of information is transmitted to your hands; very soft, pleasing sensation on shots around the greens; the sweet spot is rewarding on full swings.
LOOK: The clean lines and minimal offset are what you want at address; dark finish looks classy and frames the ball quite well.

Not a standout in terms of forgiveness; not quite the precise feel that a few guys have come to expect from a Mizuno forging; some testers experience more distance loss on misses than they’d prefer.

BOTTOM LINE: The JPX-EZ Forged is a balanced performer that rewards good swings and minimizes undue discomfort on lesser hits.

BUY THE CLUB: Get your own Mizuno JPX-EZ Forged Irons
CLUBTEST INDEX: List of past ClubTest Iron reviews

NEXT REVIEW: Nike VRS Covert Forged Irons


More From the Web

More Equipment

The most trusted name in sports is now the easiest way to stay informed—no matter where you are. At home, at work, or on the go, we have you covered.
check it out
This Way To…
Our one-touch menu gives you easy access to your favorite writers and sports, special sections, and more.
go deep…
Use this strip to access scores, schedules, or to lean back and enjoy our iconic photos and videos, daily live shows, and more.
then take a scroll…
We have more great content than ever.