Golf Talk

2018 Mizuno Irons

This year's new Mizuno golf clubs consists of 3 different types of Irons. Those are MP-18 SC, MP-18 MMC, and MP-18 MMC FLI - HI which are all great clubs. The MP-18 SC is often described as the most accurate Iron because it was intentionally created for a more solid impact yet at the same time lets the ball flight more consistent. On the other hand, the MP-18 MMC is much more of an exotic type of Iron. Its high density allows for players to get a softer impact. Whereas the MP-18 MMC FLI-HI is considered the most powerful Iron. The club has an extremely strong steel that allows for a thin, hot face for higher initial ball speed and overall distance. The slightly heavier weight provides a high and easy launch for golfers. Overall all these three different types of Iron are great and is designed for different players strengths! 

Is it the European Decade?

Watching Rory McIlroy dominate the U.S. Open is like watching Tiger Woods ten years ago. The decade that Tiger dominated golf made the game so interesting, unlike any time except for the few years Seve Ballasteros was playing his best in the early '80s.

Jack Nicklas will probably hold on to his title of most wins, but he was a boring player to watch: too slow, too white bread. I couldn't understand golf's appeal when Nicklas reigned and I'm not the only one. Most of the Tour players were and are still like that, especially the Americans.

McIlroy is a reminder of how much fun golf can be to watch when the right combination of youth, confidence and skill produce amazing results. He may not have that kind of inner magic Tiger had to beat up the competition for as long as he did, but Rory may inspire himself and the younger Tour players in a way that makes golf popular again.

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