ClubTest 2018: Mizuno JPX 900 Forged irons review

February 13, 2018

PRICE: $1,200

SPECS: 4-GW with True Temper Project X LZ steel shafts.

RECOMMENDATION: Low- to mid-handicappers who want Mizuno forged feel with added distance and forgiveness.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES: 1025 Boron steel. Adding Boron to the material increases the strength of Mizuno’s forged steel by 30 percent; a new multi-thickness face delivers faster ball speeds on misses; revising the geometry of the pocket cavity freed up 21.5 grams per club, which was then redistributed to the perimeter for added forgiveness.

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By introducing its legendary forging into its game-improvement line, Mizuno lends modern-day power to its hallmark feel. A new Boron-infused alloy adds strength to steel, but doesn’t compromise the 900’s feedback. The material also contributes pop to its variable-thickness face and mass “Power Frame” construction, making the JPX 900 longer and more forgiving than its predecessor.


“Very versatile across multiple skill levels despite more traditional presentation. Mid- to high flight with tremendous stopping power on greens. Quite forgiving for a club that doesn’t present as much perimeter weighting as a game-improvement iron. Great ball speed with centered contact.”

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