Hannah Holden has once again been out putting golf clubs through her rigorous testing process. This time, it's irons

What are the best game improvement irons 2022 has to offer?

The biggest brands in the game are pulling out all the stops this year, and I’ve tested nine models across a number of categories.

So which came out on top in each and, more importantly, what will I be gaming this year?

You can watch the video above or, if you’d prefer to read about what I have to say, flick through the links below…

The methodology

Irons are your scoring clubs and the game improvement category is one of the fastest growing in golf, with single-figure to double-digit handicappers putting them in play.

In testing, there are a number of features they need to have. Getting more distance is important – if your ball travels further, you can hit shorter clubs into the green – while more loft and a shorter shaft will improve accuracy.

But added distance is no use if it isn’t consistent, so dispersion is a vital measure when picking the right irons.

For this test, I used Titleist Pro V1 balls and state of the art TrackMan technology to help give consistent, high quality, accurate results, and I tested each iron on and off the course, so you can head to your next fitting much more informed about which model will suit your game. 

THE CONTENDERS

THE WINNERS

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Hannah Holden

Equipment and Instruction Editor

Hannah Holden is the Equipment and Instruction Editor here at National Club Golfer. If you’re looking to improve your game, by changing your golf swing or upgrading your golf equipment she’ll have the answers. As well as writing lots of features and reviews you can find her on our YouTube channel giving you insights on the latest rules, clubs and tips to improve your golf game. Hannah is a member at both Huddersfield and Alwoodley golf clubs. You will either find her here or driving up and down the country playing in a variety of elite amateur events.

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