Equipment

Open season: utility irons


David Middleton Head PGA Professional Lincoln Golf Club

Is there any tournament in which the players’ club choices will be more intriguing? Nick Dougherty and Paul McGinley will surely be picking it apart for us on TV, but keep your eyes peeled for utility irons being taken out on the tee box.

PING G425 Crossover iron
PING G425 Crossover iron

Well, let’s take PING as an example. It’s hard to look past the G425 Crossover model, given the amount of speed & distance the thin, maraging steel face generates.

G425's maraging steel face
G425's maraging steel face
G425's perimeter tungsten weighting
G425's perimeter tungsten weighting

Of course, we can’t all strike it like the Tour players, but the forgiveness and accuracy provided by perimeter tungsten weighting means you could definitely get the same club in the bag. This is the perfect club for plotting your way around a course, particularly when things get tricky.

Hybrid or Crossover | Which would suit you best?

You can get more details on the PING Crossover iron by clicking the button below. And don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled this week!

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