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Wilson is one of the oldest brands in golf equipment, but has enjoyed a fairly recent surge of interest in its products in recent years. One of the reasons is company’s FG Tour irons, which have gained a following with PGA Tour players and golfers who don’t play for a living.

The FG Tour V6 irons are Wilson’s latest release, a direct replacement for the company’s FG Tour V4 irons – its most popular iron model on the PGA Tour. While quite similar in appearance and performance, Wilson engineers made two key changes to the new irons.

To improve performance, the FG Tour V6 irons use 2 grams more tungsten in the 4-7 irons, and the tungsten is positioned in different places depending on the iron number.

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The long irons (4-5) have two tungsten weights (12 grams on toe, 8 grams on the heel), which makes them higher-launching and more forgiving – a change Wilson’s PGA Tour players specifically requested, according to Michael Vrska, Wilson’s Global Director of Golf Innovation. The mid irons (6-7) have the weight positioned in the middle of the sole like the FG Tour V4 irons, enhancing feel and workability.

At address, the FG Tour F6 irons retain the same general profile as their predecessors, but were given a slightly thinner top rail that has a slimming affect. Only discerning golfers will notice the change, but of course, that’s FG Tour V6’s target audience.

“These are a better-play iron,” Vrska said. “That doesn’t mean a 10-handicapper wouldn’t love them, but a 16- or 18-handicapper probably wouldn’t.”

The FG Tour V6’s are available 4-GW, and come stock with True Temper’s Dynamic Gold AMT shafts. They’ll sell for $999 when they arrive in stores on January 9, 2017.

Discuss: See what GolfWRX Members are saying about the FG Tour V6 irons in our forum. 

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  1. Double B

    Jul 20, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Tried the 7 iron yesterday on GC2. Was disappointed with the dispersion. Look gorgeous but I’ll be sticking with my V2’s. Don’t see the benefit of these ( use a hybrid instead of the 4 iron).

  2. CoolOcean

    May 9, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    5 minutes ago bought set of these )

  3. Bryan Strong

    Mar 14, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    I don’t understand why they don’t have the loft specs on their website. Am I missing it?

  4. David

    Nov 23, 2016 at 3:33 am

    Is this $1000 for the irons in Australia

  5. Mazafaka

    Sep 27, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Seriously these irons look fantastic. Much better than the 716 AP2

  6. Tom Duckworth

    Sep 26, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    So will we be seeing a test anytime soon? I’d like to see some spin numbers and what kind of flight you get with them. The shafts sound interesting. I have Nippon Modus 3 105s right now. Love my V2s but the more rounded sole sounds like I might like them and the tungsten is very interesting. Great looking clubs too.

  7. tim

    Sep 26, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    do you have specs

  8. tim

    Sep 26, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    do you have the specs

  9. Z

    Sep 26, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Wow. These look awesome. Nothing wrong with Wilson. Have played their stuff for years, their face angles are perfect. Still love the look of their wedges. I’ll definitely consider these next.

  10. Smitty

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:55 am

    $1000 for Wilson/Staff irons…hard pass. They look great and I like what W/S is doing but that price point is ridiculous.

    • JohnJohn

      Sep 26, 2016 at 10:17 am

      I agree. Give it 6 months, they will be all over eBay for half price

    • coolSTX

      Sep 26, 2016 at 11:34 am

      but you’ll pay that for companies that literally use the same materials, assembly processes’ , and even chinese manufacturers as Wilson Staff and think they are “premium” lol

      • Chris

        Sep 26, 2016 at 12:19 pm

        You are so right!! Slap a titleist badge on it and people think its “better”.. people who stick with the big names in golf miss out on a lot of great equipment that smaller names are putting out for example mizunos, srixon, bridgestone, Wilson, Ben Hogan etc..

        • Bert

          Sep 26, 2016 at 6:35 pm

          1K for a set of irons with $7 shafts, am I missing something?

          • Y. Drizzle

            Sep 26, 2016 at 11:13 pm

            $7.00 shafts? You certainly are missing something.

          • KK

            Sep 29, 2016 at 9:47 pm

            Dynamic Golf AMG is also stock in Titleist AP2. You’re missing the fact that DG is likely the most popular and tour-trusted brand in steel shafts. You want fancy expensive shafts that no one plays?

    • tzed

      Sep 29, 2016 at 2:46 pm

      All player’s irons will be in this price range, or more towards $1,200. The new Mizuno JPX forged and tour irons are $1,200. So $1,000 is actually a good deal for these.

  11. RAT

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 am

    I really like the look better than the V4’s but my V2’s still Rock it big time

  12. J Lizzle

    Sep 26, 2016 at 9:20 am

    I can dig these, currently play the Forged M3’s….

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