Well Mizuno golf recently sent over the new JPX-EZ Irons for review.  I had been talking to the rep over at Mizuno for quite a bit of time and during those conversations he was completely convinced that the JPX-EZ irons would be the best Game Improvement irons that many have ever hit.  He sent me graphic after graphic on how much bigger the sweet spot on them were than nearly every other golf club on the market.  Example:

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Of course it’s his job to make his product look good, but it’s my job to see if it’s all true. That’s why this job is just so much fun.  The other great thing about this particular review is that it will be the exact clubs that all the people selected for the “Play Famously” campaign will get fitted for.

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The Mizuno JPX-EZ Irons are meant for the mid to high handicap golfer.  Mizuno’s recommendations are listed here.

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First let’s talk about the specs and technology of the Mizuno JPX-EZ Irons.

Tech Spec:

  • Max Pocket Cavity (4-7): Massive sweet area, tightest dispersion, and effortless launch characteristics.
  • Deep pocket Cavity (8-GW): For increased accuracy and launch control.
  • HOT METAL FACE: Thin multi thickness design for maximum COR to deliver long, consistent distance.
  • Harmonic Impact Technology (H.I.T): Feel and sound tuned through cavity frame design.
  • Custom Set Make Ups: Available in mixed/ combo sets or with JPX FLI-HI long iron alternatives.

From Mizuno:

Combining Mizuno’s HOT METAL face design and ultra pocket cavity (4-7 iron) the JPX-EZ irons fire higher and longer with a predictable, tight dispersion. The Harmonic Impact Technology (H.I.T.) engineered cavity frame ensures that the JPX-EZ feels like every Mizuno iron should, but with forgiveness you can’t imagine.

Looks:

The JPX-EZ Irons have a black matte finish, which is one reason I really liked these clubs.  I’m starting to like a more dull look on my irons.  They are darker than a Ping iron, but not pure black.  You can see the deep cavity back, with the orange (BP Colors) on the back of the club.  There is a slight offset but not too crazy.  The top line is pretty thick, but I was perfectly fine with the look at address.  That thick top line gives me confidence.  My game really isn’t ready for a thin blade as much as I wish it was. The white lined grooves are easy to see for alignment as well.

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Feel/Performance:

I’m a 12 handicap and still working on getting my game to where I would like it to be.  I have made a lot of swing changes etc, but I am to the point where I am very comfortable with my swing and am hitting it pretty solid.

I first tried these clubs after taking the wrappers off in the parking lot of a local small Par 3 golf course for a charity event.  I literally ripped off the wrappers and ran to the course as I was running a few minutes behind.  I grabbed about 10 balls and stole a mat at the range from an older lady who was moving too slow.  Not really, but she was nice enough to let me hit a few balls.

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My buddy was there who plays Adams V4 Forged irons, which were some of my favorite to hit last year.  He grabbed the 8 iron, I grabbed the 7 iron and we each hit a few just to get our blood moving before the tournament.  Both of us looked at each other right after hitting our first balls and said… Holy Smokes Batman! Well I did, that’s my catch phrase. Long and Straight!!  I hit about 10 more balls and each hit was more of the same.

On to the course…

Along with my day at the small Par 3 course, I also took them out for a full round at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course.  The last few times I have jumped on the golf course I was back to my little baby fade that I have tried extremely hard to stop doing.  But with the JPX-EZ’s I was hitting long and straight every time.  It was a fun and nice change.

Overall:

I can honestly say I’m in love with these golf clubs.  I don’t get to say that very often, but I truly am.  I’m to the point where I’m itching just to get back on the golf course with them.  They were accurate, long and very forgiving, which is exactly what I’m looking for right now in an iron.

Play Famously:

I wanted to include in this review the opportunity for you to play these exact same irons in the Play Famously campaign by Mizuno Golf.  One of the most interactive campaigns by any major golf company is happening and you have the chance to be a part of it.  For more information click HERE.