Cult equipment site MyGolfSpy has named Mizuno’s JPX919 Hot Metal as it’s Most Wanted Game Improvement iron of 2019. MyGolfSpy claims its test is the world’s most comprehensive, with 17 of the top game-improvement models put to the test and over 10,000 shots hit.
The Mizuno JPX919 Hot Metal was praised unanimously for its looks, feel and alignment, with testers citing its soft yet powerful feel at impact. The irons performed exceptionally well for accuracy and forgiveness, ranking top ten for ‘proximity to hole’ and ‘shot area’. Ball speed, carry distance and total distance were exceptionally consistent and JPX919 Hot Metal was also rated one of the best on test for slower swing speed golfers.
The JPX919 Hot Metal was a favorite among testers for looks, feel and alignment. Testers cited the Hot Metal for a soft yet powerful feel at impact. While the JPX919 Hot Metal irons didn’t produce the highest ball speed, they performed exceptionally well at all three test distances with respect to accuracy and forgiveness.
The award builds on a growing reputation for Mizuno’s JPX iron series – among both professionals and amateur players. The JPX900 & JPX919 Tour models having already won 4 majors in the hands of a non contracted player.
Outside of Japan, Mizuno has generally been pigeonholed as a better players iron manufacturer. So winning consumer tests with irons like the JPX919 Hot Metal are a nice balance to the wins on tour that golfers have come to expect from us.
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