www.titleist.com Availability: 3-GW
Stock shaft: True Temper XP90 (s), MRC KuroKage (g) 7i loft/length: 31° / 37”
TECH: Titleist’s highest
MOI iron has a thin, fast clubface to maximise ball speeds, a 360° undercut cavity to maximise playability and a 42g tungsten toe weight to ramp up the MOI.
WE SAY: Titleist is keen not to pigeonhole their irons into categories; they prefer to fit the iron to the player rather than vice versa. So while we label the AP1s as SGI irons, you’re just as likely to find the long irons at the top end of a better player’s bag. For us, they have one of the nicest looking heads you’ll find in this category. Compared to many the soles are a bit narrower, there’s less offset and they certainly aren’t anywhere near as bulky. The lofts are 2-3° weaker than the longest on test, so it’s unfair to compare them for distance, but across the board they performed very solidly.
VERDICT: A very strong option if how a club looks is important to you. We love how such a game improvement design doesn’t have the usual “junk in the trunk” traits associated with the