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Ben Hogan returns with Ft. Worth irons, TK wedges



Ben Hogan’s new line of irons and wedges are aimed at golfers looking for the most possible precision from their clubs, with 44 available loft options that range from 20-to-63 degrees.

Golfers are used to buying irons that are stamped with individual numbers such as a “6 iron,” which can range in loft from roughly 26-to-32 degrees depending on the style of the iron and the manufacturer. With Hogan’s new Ft. Worth 15 irons, there will be no confusion as to what loft each iron is.

The Ft. Worth 15 irons don’t have traditional club stampings on their soles. Instead, the reborn Hogan brand has opted to offer irons in 1-degree increments that allow golfers to pick the set makeup that best suits their game.


[quote_box_center]“It’s time to challenge conventional wisdom about irons,” said Terry Koehler, President and CEO of the Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company. “Over the years lofts have gotten increasingly stronger, so that today a typical 6 iron can have even less loft than a 4-iron in Mr. Hogan’s playing days. This relentless quest for distance has caused golfers to have huge yardage gaps where they need to be more accurate in the scoring end of the set. The new Ben Hogan Ft. Worth 15 irons and TK-15 wedges fix all that.”[/quote_box_center]

Click here to see in-hand photos of Ben Hogan’s new irons and wedges from the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show. 

The Ft. Worth 15 irons are forged from 1025 carbon steel and use the company’s V Sole design that has increased bounce on its leading edge and a flatter main portion of the sole. They also have a perimeter-weighted design that makes the irons “more playable for a much larger segment of golfers than ever before,” according to Koehler.


Hogan’s TK wedges are also forged from 1025 carbon steel and have a V Sole design. Their progressive weighting scheme positions mass vertically across the impact area to improve consistency on off-center hits, particularly those high on the face.

The irons and wedges will begin shipping in April 2015 and can be custom built to order. They come stock with either KBS’ Tour V or Tour 90 steel shafts for $150 per club, or with UST Mamiya’s Recoil graphite shafts for $165 per club.

Click here to see in-hand photos of Ben Hogan’s new irons and wedges from the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show. 

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  2. John

    Sep 7, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    Love the trajectory of these wedges. Definitely worth a look.

  3. Slick from Ada

    Jul 12, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    When the Ben Hogan brand irons disappeared several years ago it was like someone close had died. My Apex FTX irons are dear to me and the thought that nothing new was coming was heartbreaking. Really. Then the other day I was sitting in my dentist office waiting room mindlessly thumbing through Golf magazine, maybe it was Golf Digest. Anyway I came across a piece on the new Ft. Worth irons. Holy Cow! No way! Way! Glory be and Hallelujah, Hogan’s are back.
    Yet the second thing I thought was “what if they don’t measure up to the irons of old?”
    I’m just gonna have to demo them, stat. I did. They are amazing. “a tuning fork goes off in your loins…such a feeling is the well struck golf shot…” (Tin Cup.) Yes it does.
    After literally the second shot I was smitten. These are amazing. Did I say that already?
    I have since gotten reinvigorated in the game. I’m buying new gear. Going out and practicing and playing. I’m stoked.
    Thanks Ben Hogan Golf Company for making an iron that touches the soul……..

  4. Mo

    Jun 26, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    Sorry, all of the posts are about how these irons look. How do the dang things play? We a need a good players review.

    • DrRob1963

      Jun 28, 2015 at 5:09 am

      Hi, Mo!
      I am a 5 handicapper in Wollongong, Australia and I have had my set of Hogans for about 8 weeks. I do not have any affiliation with the Ben Hogan company.
      My new Hogans are 6 irons (23-27-31-35-39-43) & 4 wedges (48-53-58-63) standard length, 1* flat with KBS Tour 90 regular shafts and the standard “Ben Hogan Performance Plus” grips. I have a bias towards traditional bladed or near bladed clubs, and I have played blades from Hogan (1988 Apex redlines, 99 Apex), Mizuno MP-68s, Dunlop Maxflis as well as irons from Callaway, PING, Cleveland, Srixon, Titleist & Wilson. That’s 40 years of golf for you!
      For the first time, I was able to fully custom pick the clubs, with all the specs, exactly as I wanted them. They look every bit as good as the pictures you see. They feel great to swing, they hit the ball at least as solidly as any club I have ever owned, the ball flight is “true” and I find them easy to hit higher or lower, or to draw the ball. I find them difficult to fade accurately (but this has always been my weakest shot). They are reasonably forgiving on off-centre strikes and slightly “fat” shots seem to fly better than expected. Club distances are very consistent wrt ball strike quality. They chip well and are absolutely gorgeous for sand shots and flop shots. As for drawbacks, they are still difficult to access (few golf /pro shops have them – especially internationally at this time, but the company is working on it! I ordered mine, sight unseen, directly from Ben Hogan Golf) and they are not cheap (quality never is!). They are near bladed clubs so you need to be sure that is the type of iron you want, or find a way to hit some demo clubs before you buy.
      If you’re interested, try looking at the website, and also youtube has some good reviews including one by djusa11 and another by PGA Pro Rick Shiels. Rick was almost speechless, and a few months later, bought a set of the Hogans himself!
      In summary, WOW!!! – I just love mine and I am a very happy customer.

  5. Youngblood

    Jun 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    YAY. Something for old people to get excited about.

  6. Guia

    May 19, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    I like the ability to customize irons to your specs. I have owned a number of Hogan Apex Irons and played well with them. Now, the however, I don’t like the look of these irons, to me they do not look sleek enough for a blade. They may work great but the look is too contrived for me.

  7. ScottC

    May 11, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    Understand all the back and forth over looks, length, etc, BUT has anyone hit these clubs? How did they feel? What kind of shots do they produce – high, low, fade, draw bias? Are they playable? Does anyone has a set yet? How are you playing with them? Do they perform? Did you order via Hogan or from a shop? Thanks!


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  9. Ramel

    Feb 9, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Rick Shiels gave a glowing review of these irons, and considering all the clubs he’s tested, that should carry some weight. I’d try them before knocking them.

    I love the direction of the new Hogan company. They’ve decided to design the most precise iron, with some forgiveness on mis-hits, and this is their iron. They’ve matured from debates about blade vs cavity, and decided to try to use the strengths of both.

    This is their iron which they will most likely continue to sell for several years, and will define them. They’re using lofts instead of iron numbers, so that they don’t need to join in the game of misrepresntation/escalation of lofts.

    They can mass produce and store iron heads and better use economy of scale, so they don’t have to match the 6 month life cycles of the big companies.

    For players, you can just replace the more worn out shorter irons with the same model, instead of buying a whole brand new set.

    This really gives the Hogan company the best chance of surviving, so they’re sticking with their guns. My guess is, they will live and die with these irons.

    The iron heads are compact, have good bounce to allow for very shallow divots, and have a measure of progressive forgiveness. According to Terry, the precision of these irons were tested against both modern irons, as well as old hogan designs.

    I think there is enough of a market of scratch players, low handicappers, and solid ball strikers to make the Hogan company thrive in this niche.

  10. Edwin

    Feb 6, 2015 at 11:57 am

    Used to play for YEARS of single digits with the BH ApexII…. nice to see a reborn 🙂

    Loft numbers at the bottom??? Sorry, I think “old school numbers” are there to stay…. these loft numbers are only to confuse, in mho. “Caddy, through me the ah ah what was that number now again??!! …the 6-iron or there about….” :-)))

    As club-fitters we would probably be the only ones who would REALLY know what the ACTUAL loft is anyway 🙂

    Keep em on the fairway!

  11. lou loomis

    Jan 27, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    Love the idea and concept of trying to do something slightly different with the Hogan brand. Unfortunately, the execution didn’t live up to the promise. Here’s what I observed when seeing their offerings at the PGA Show; Poor, inconsistent, offsets. Very small head volume and below average finish grinding left me wanting so much more. At blade is it’s best when done in a simplistic fashion. Save the bells and whistles for a cavity intro. Perhaps I’m just spoiled by the amazing consistency offered by Mizuno, Miura and Titleist blades. Hope to see improvement going forward.

  12. Sherwin

    Jan 25, 2015 at 8:35 pm

    These are beautiful irons and I love the concept of offering them in 1 degree increments to make a custom set. I don’t understand the people who think they are hideous or that the set makeup will not work.

  13. Chris C

    Jan 25, 2015 at 12:23 am

    As I have previously suggested, I really wanted to like these clubs. Unfortunately, it appears that Terry and company were torn between releasing a set of irons designed to recapture some sense of reasonable lofts with sensible shaft lengths vs the fear of losing out in the distance wars. The new Hogans provide 4 loft options for each club in a 4-PW set ( ie. 20-23 degree 4 iron; 24-27 degree 5 iron; 28-31 degree 6 iron, etc. ). The 7 thru PW options have shaft lengths similar to Mizuno’s MP line, Bridgestone’s J-38&40 line as well as any number of JDM forgings. They essentially have 37.75 inch long 5 irons and 1/2 inch iron progressions. The new hogan 7-PW are absolutely perfect. I could easily see myself gaming these clubs. Alas! Someone at the new Hogan decided that 4 reasonable and sensible clubs were sufficient to satisfy those among us who have been golfing for longer than 20 years.They then proceeded to assign the task of designing the 4-6 irons to those who revel in hitting 200 yard 6 irons. Out with those old fart 1/2 inch increments and in with 39 inch long 4 irons. Unfortunately, there is no way to integrate the two different sets without slicing, dicing and using lots of additional weighting if one wishes to achieve some semblance of a matched swing weight set ( my head hurts thinking about how to achieve a MOI matched set ). I could chop a 1/4 inch off of 31degree to get to my 37.25 inch 6 iron length. I could drop in 3 grams head weight to offset the loss of the 1/4 inch of length. I could chop off 1/2 inch off of the 27 degree 5 iron to achieve the desired 37.75 inch length and could probably add 6 grams of weight to offset the 1/2 inch loss. I would probably forego chopping and weighting the new Hogan 23 degree 4 iron and simply use the 24 degree “5” iron to serve as my 4 iron since it is already shafted as a 4, to-wit: 38.25 inches. All these machinations could have been avoided had Terry and company stuck with using 1/2 inch progressions. In my opinion, the new Hogan company has produced either 4/7ths or 3/7ths of a potentially decent set of clubs.

  14. WestPAgolfer

    Jan 24, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    I have to give Terry Koehler credit for having the courage to revive the Hogan name. It appears he has attempted to merge the traditional Hogan profile and standards with some current day innovation. Not an easy task. It is hard to give an opinion from looking at pictures, but being a Hogan aficionado, I see a certain beauty in the design. While not traditional and perhaps difficult to accept, I love the clubs identification by degrees. I have thought that made sense for some time. What the heck is a 7 irons these days? 35 degrees? 31 degrees? The other manufacturers have a multitude of lofts for the same irons, not only compared to the competition, but within their own models. Sure this year’s 5 iron hits it further than last year’s 5 iron – that is because the length and loft of this year’s 5 iron is the same as last year’s 4 iron. I’m tired of that game. Anyway, kudos to the new Ben Hogan Golf Company and their willingness to give us something from the past that merges with the current (or future.)

  15. The Club Nut

    Jan 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    These clubs are outstanding. Exactly what the doctor ordered. I can’t wait until they come out so i can get a head or two to put on the demo rack.

  16. Greg V

    Jan 23, 2015 at 10:36 am

    Chris C

    A few years ago, a stock 6-iron for a lot of companies was 30* and 37-1/2″ – the same spec as the new Hogans. If you go to a 27* 5-iron (3* spacing at the long iron end of the set), then the Hogan is 1/4″ longer, and the 4-iron at 24* would be 1/4″ short (and also the same length as the 5-iron?). The 7-iron through PW are 1/4″ shorter than spec for that time period (I am using my old AP1’s for loft and length specs, 35-3/4″ PW and 36″ 9-iron, and then 1/2″ increments thereafter).

  17. snowman

    Jan 23, 2015 at 1:39 am

    Initial Reaction: Almost,but not quite. Custom lofts are kind of a cool idea, would blend well with the Scor Wedges concet, but the design isn’t quite appealing to my eye…. maybe it will grow on me.

  18. Bob

    Jan 22, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    They re-used the Apex RedLine logo design — the very clubs I play.

  19. Cyd

    Jan 22, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    I’ve been gaming a set of 1988 Hogan Apex Redline Irons. I also own 1961 Power Thrust, 1979 Apex White Cameo and 2003 Apex Irons. To me the Redlines and the 2003 Are beautiful clubs. Want a set of 99 Hogan Apex irons.

    I posted earlier that I like the look of the new Hogan irons.

    After pulling out the 2003 Apex irons and upon further review I am not as excited about these clubs as I initially thought I was.

    Am I excited that the Hogan name is once again prominent in the club business? Oh yes. Am I as excited about these clubs as I originally thought? No.

    From the Pic the wedges look fat and awful. The 40 degree iron shown above looks good and has the Blade on Blade design synonymous with Hogan irons. I just can’t help having the feeling that the new design is missing something.

    I suppose I was hoping for a more classic 80’s – 90’s Hogan Apex look, even if they can’t be called Apex.

    I will have to defer further judgement until I see them in person

  20. Jeff

    Jan 22, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    very disappointed, I will keep playing my apex 50’s

  21. setter02

    Jan 22, 2015 at 11:16 am

    I avtually quite like how they look. But I’m over OEM’s stamping ‘forged’ on the heads. Fill that in and you have a much cleaner look over all. I understand that the OEM’s want their hidious offereings visiable, yet anyone who plays a club like these wants classic, clean looks. biggest knock against them will be price, not performance.

  22. Teaj

    Jan 22, 2015 at 8:31 am

    I really like the idea of custom lofts on each club but how long would the fitting process be. you would have to charge quite a bit more for the fitting as it will most likely take a couple hours hitting every club to find out what gaps worked best. That being said I would love to try them and figure out my set design but it would also take some time to get used to seeing lofts and not club numbers, I would probably take a stamp to each of the toe’s as I don’t need more confusion on the golf course.

  23. bradford

    Jan 22, 2015 at 7:56 am

    I had hoped for a lot more. These are simply SCOR irons…I’m not saying they won’t perform (and I did like the SCOR clubs I demo’d), but a simple re-branding and extension of another line is a bit of a weak comeback, especially given the hype and secrecy around this release. Sticking with Mizuno for now. I hope this launch goes well. I’d love to see more and bigger things from, but it’s not enough to pull my clubs from my bag just yet.

  24. dunn2500

    Jan 21, 2015 at 7:38 pm

    1020 forged steel is 1020 forged steel…..I am sure they feel great…..havnt hit a 1020 forged club that didn’t feel good, the steel doesn’t know whose name is stamped on it, lol

  25. cody

    Jan 21, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    I will pick up a used set of apex from the bay over these.

  26. BigBoy

    Jan 21, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    I’ve come back to comment again, just found out these are Chinese offerings, boooo!!!

    • kloyd0306

      Jan 22, 2015 at 2:39 am

      So, forged in Japan is good but forged in China is not?

      • bradford

        Jan 22, 2015 at 7:58 am

        Crazy thing is, the most precise forges in the world are actually in the US, but the US never had ninja swords… so nobody believes it.

  27. Chris C

    Jan 21, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Argh! EDIT What not what and site not sight.

  28. Chris C

    Jan 21, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Compared to the new offerings from Srixon and Bridgestone, these are sadly disappointing in the looks department. With regards to performance, the jury is still out ( lunch has not even been ordered ) but the early reviews are best described as bleh. I really want to like these clubs. They are forged. They have an aura of nostalgia. They have V-soles. They have the Recoil 95s as a option ( unlike Srixon ). However, even if I could learn to love their bulbous silhouette, their remains the issue of their bizarre shaft length progressions. While 1/2 inch progressions are the norm and 3/8 inch progressions are arguably better, Terry Koehler has opted to go into an entirely new direction by using 3/4 inch length progressions in clubs less than 32 degrees of loft. what, pray tell, is the reasoning behind such a progression. I have examined their sight and have put together a possible 4-PW set utilizing a 4 degree loft progression. if I start with a 46 degree PW, I end up with a 39 inch long 4 iron. Why o why the bizarre shaft length progression?

  29. Golfraven

    Jan 21, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    Love the idea of lofts. Prices are bit steep but you get some nice custom clubs of your choice.

  30. Golfraven

    Jan 21, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    Welcome back BH. Would love to try those. My last Ben Hogan clubs were the EDGE and those were briliant and classic clubs. Just simple CBs and not much tech you need to be ashamed of. But sound was great. See those weges also performing niceky. Hope there us still market for BH and they can continue doing great irons.

  31. RG

    Jan 21, 2015 at 1:29 am

    Brilliant! Finally an oem yhay gets it. I love the look! ount me in.

  32. Progolfer

    Jan 21, 2015 at 1:21 am


  33. Jeff

    Jan 21, 2015 at 12:39 am

    If they are made in the good old usa I will be a buyer.

  34. BR

    Jan 21, 2015 at 12:21 am

    Absolutely support stamping lofts on clubs. Positive move in clubs as it educates golfers why proper loft gapping should be taken serious. To be fair, one concern is regarding club lengths as iron lofts get stronger. IMO unless buyer is fit for club length that is risk area. Regarding finish its beautiful. Big believer in v-sole (was not until I tried Scor wedge). Overall good quality initial offering and model to build/expand on.

  35. sandtrap

    Jan 20, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    Hit these today at PGA demo day, very nice. I’d love a set

  36. tlmck

    Jan 20, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    Those are not irons. They are works of art. I will be getting a set.

    I have already done the loft thing with my current irons. I had my 4 iron bent to 22 degrees, and each successive iron head is +4 degrees, and 7 grams weight difference. I also had my shafts and grips weight sorted. Lengths are from 38.5″ down to 35″ on the 54 and 58 degree. Sounds a bit extreme, but it does make a difference, especially in the 4-6 iron. The typical 3 degree gap is primarily made to sell more irons rather that help the golfer IMO.

  37. Chris C

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:59 pm

    Bulbous looks aside, I remain interested in comparing the new Hogan’s V-sole with that of the Srixon Z545’s. I do have some concern regarding the weird shaft length progressions. Once the irons get to 32degrees, the irons increase by .75 inches. Typically, one will see 1/2 inch progressions and many have opined that 3/8 inch progressions are better for MOI matching but I have never seen 3/4 inch progressions. The new Hogans essentially lead to 39 inch long 4 iron. I find this to be weirdly long. Does anyone have an opinion as to why a 3/4 inch progression is being used?

    • Fake

      Jan 21, 2015 at 12:24 pm

      To make people feel like they’re hitting it farther. Just like every other company pushing and strengthening lofts and lengths.

  38. Brian

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    What a great idea. Hope the succeed with this and glad to see they are trying something out-of-the-box in such a competitive industry.

  39. KK

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:41 pm

    I’m sure they will bend and grind 9 or 10 stock-lofted clubs to each golfer’s specs. They look a bit too, err.. classic for my taste. To me, Titleist MB still is the standard of blades not stamped Miura.

  40. kloyd0306

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    Gutsy effort to change the way golfers think about iron lofts in degrees vs numbers. Most golfers don’t think about degrees with regard to irons until they realize that their PW is 43 degrees and their sand wedge is 56.

    Bravo Ben Hogan. The concept is exactly something that the great man himself would take on.

    Correct loft spacing is critical when putting a bag together. The number now means something.

  41. Jon

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:41 pm

    The wedges look too much like a big spoon. I’m definitely not a fan of the concave/dented look.

  42. Matthew Bacon

    Jan 20, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    After the all the wait time I have to admit these are less than impressive. Very round, fat and offset look at address. Don’t think the lofts instead of numbers is a great idea. Wedges look just like SCOR wedges, not impressed.

  43. Eagle006

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    All looked good until I saw the address pics. Too round looking and, at least from the images, too much offset for my tastes. The hosel also looks fat. I’ll reserve judgement until I see them in the flesh however.

  44. Bobo

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Let me add:

    It is as bad as somebody who might one day own the name to Sarazen, Snead, Trevino, Nicklaus, Palmer, or any number of the cast of characters whom we have come to love in the history of the game and using their namesakes to produce something to sell once they have gone.

    Totally mind-boggling to think somebody would go ahead and use the logo and the name and not name it something else.

  45. Bobo

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    Shameful of these clowns to be usurping Mr Hogan’s name and trying to profit from it.

    • Henny Bogan

      Jan 21, 2015 at 1:30 am

      The new owner and his hand picked staff have direct ties to Mr Hogan and his company. If you spoke to Mr Koehler, you realize his passion for Mr. Hogan and the brand is genuine. I spoke with him a good 30-40 mins and I can tell you he shares your frustration of Callaway’s distasteful exploitation of Mr. Hogan’s name ****not speaking for Mr Koehler, just sharing what I know****

  46. Cwolf

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    love the irons. Do not like the loft stamping at all.

  47. RocketShankz

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    Hard to imagine my MP4s coming out of the bag, but I am not ashamed whatsoever to say that they have sucked me in on nostalgia alone. These will be bought.

  48. Todd

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    Fantastic! Love the loft stamping. As a club-fitter, I’ve been telling people for years that the easiest way to understand what a club is for is by the loft. 3 wood, 4 hybrid, 6 iron, sand wedge………forget about that. If we just went by loft in degrees, it would be SO much easier.

  49. scott king

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    the finish is beautiful

  50. scott king

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    I dont know if they are nicer than the Titleist MC/CB though. We will have to hit and see

  51. scott king

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:06 pm

    Those look like Lamkin Crossline ACE grips. just in ye olde Red White and blue. Identical.

  52. Rich

    Jan 20, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    First off, can’t see all the older comments so don’t know if this has been said yet. They look nice but from one of the address position photos, there looks like waaaaaaay too much offset for this iron. Also curious of they are only forging the heads at a few lofts and bending and stamping from there. Will be very surprised if they will be forging each iron at the specific loft. That’s like 40 different heads that need to forged. Doesn’t sound practical from a manufacturing standpoint. They do look very nice though.

  53. ryant329

    Jan 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    You can definitely see the similarities between these and the SCOR wedges but I didn’t mind the look of the SCORs. They look a little chunkier than your typical players irons. $150 is a little pricey but they usually offered deals through the website. The shop where I work stocked some wedges so I’m hoping that these might show up as well. I just hope the stock grip is better than on the SCOR wedges because those things were garbage!

  54. Ty Webb

    Jan 20, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    How are they going to stock all of these heads in every loft? I see backorders galore. You only get 7 of teh 8 irons you orderd because teh 39* head is out of stock for 6 weeks. Nightmere.

  55. farmer

    Jan 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Other than the brand name, I don’t see anything new or groundbreaking with these irons. Stamping Ft. Worth on irons made in China seems a bit deceptive as well. The loft idea is not new, and outside forum world, no one cares. Destined to be a boutique brand.

  56. Phat

    Jan 20, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Welcome back, Hogan! Genius scoring-focused concept and great looking clubs for any serious golfer, IMO. The online ‘fitting’ system is helpful and highlights how the new concept applies to you (hint: it’s all about knowing YOUR yardages rather than how tall you are, etc).

  57. Mark

    Jan 20, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    As a previous owner of 3 sets of Apex irons from the 80’s and 90’s, I have to say that these new irons and wedges look pretty slick. I like the concept too. I would have to see them in person and try them out before I walk away from my Mizuno’s though. So far, well done by the new BH team.

  58. Don

    Jan 20, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    They kinda remind me of the mizuno 32’s or 67’s. Looks good. Can’t wait for a review and pricing? And do they come in lefty set?

  59. je

    Jan 20, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Wow! Those look fantastic!

  60. Preston

    Jan 20, 2015 at 11:40 am

    Honestly, i couldn’t tell you what degree loft my 7 iron is. I get the idea, but I don’t think it will go over well. Personally, I think the clubs are kindof ugly. Looks like an MP68 that had a lazy winter and put on a few pounds.

  61. Double Mocha Man

    Jan 20, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Beautiful clubs. But I can just see new owners taking a felt tip pen to the soles and writing an iron number there. Hopefully accurately. Then again, someone could take that 32 degree club and inscribe the letters “PW” on it.

  62. Enrique

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:53 am

    $1200 for 8 iron set

  63. Robert

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:49 am

    They look great, except for at address. The scor’s look much better at address. I don’t know if the hosel is fat or if it’s just the transition from the hosel to the head that is strange, but it doesn’t look right to me. Unfortunate because I would be all over them if it wasn’t for that.

  64. other paul

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Look pretty nice. I was debating scor wedges this year, but will probably choose to spend the money on tournament fees instead. Stick to my sm4s.

  65. Skitzo

    Jan 20, 2015 at 10:10 am

    I think they look awesome… played Hogans for many years, IMO they always had the best blades but their woods were just OK and golf became a distance game, so they were passed over. Can’t wait to hit these clubs and I especially can’t wait for them to appear on the BST because someone does not like them! 🙂

  66. juststeve

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:57 am

    Like to see them shave a bit off the hosel. Too bulky. Otherwise interesting.


  67. Nolanski

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:55 am

    Just checked out the specs on their website. These irons have a lot of bounce. Am I wrong?

  68. Nolanski

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:51 am

    I have been saying label irons just like wedges for years! Finally! I dont have the skill to hit a full set of blades/muscle backs. But I can hit the shorter irons/wedges well enough so maybe I’ll buy a new 54 degree since my Vokey has lost its grooves.

  69. Nevin

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:46 am

    These look great. I’d certainly like to try them. I love Hogan irons.

  70. Cyd

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:45 am

    You can see the SCOR influence in the clubs as you can also see the Blade on Blade design properties that were introduced by the Hogan Co. beginning with the IPT around 1963-1964.

    Love how the they are commemorating Ft. Worth in the Club name. The idea of lofts instead of numbers on the irons is not a new idea but could catch on with all we know today.

    The lines are clean and the clubs are beautiful. IMHO.

    I had hoped the new line would be more traditional looking, more along the lines of the 1993 Hogan Forged Blade or the 1988 Redline design.

    For a first offering they look great! I’m hoping to get a chance to hit these as soon as they are available to the public and will definitely be buying a set.

    7 Irons at $150 each is $1050. I hope we can get them slightly cheaper than MSRP. Time will Tell

  71. Chris

    Jan 20, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Literally screamed like a girl finding out she has backstage tickets to see Justin Beiber! I know what I’m getting this season!!!!

  72. Brad Ingarfield

    Jan 20, 2015 at 8:41 am

    Love this idea!

  73. Ryan

    Jan 20, 2015 at 8:23 am

    Love this concept ! Great looking clubs as well !

  74. Mikec

    Jan 20, 2015 at 8:13 am

    Wow is all I can say….stunning!!

  75. Steve

    Jan 20, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Good idea, could save a wedge in a 3 wedge setup, using a 49* instead of the 45-46* norm now pw.

  76. Andy

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:56 am

    They have a nice timeless and classic look to them. I wonder if the company will sponsor any PGA players.

  77. Lewis

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:53 am

    I love this idea.

    I was concerned about what they were going to come out with but I am very happy with the chosen path these clubs have taken. Very nice and clean lines. Yes they look like SCOR wedges a bit but that not a bad thing in my opinion.

    Looking forward to testing them.

    Also well done on the loft stamping instead of I hit my 7 iron 200 yards nonsense lol

  78. Jeff L

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:35 am

    I’m sure all you older guys are foaming at the mouth! The Ben Hogan golf brand in 2015=old man clubs.

    • RobN

      Jan 20, 2015 at 9:17 am

      The players without an ego to feed will probably love these. Old man or young.

  79. christian

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Fantastic, serious looking clubs. Also the “loft on the iron” is a great idea. Not very marketable to the average Joe weekend hacker though who will be deeply upset when he can’t get “more distance” out of his 7-iron (5-iron really) any more.

  80. Craig

    Jan 20, 2015 at 7:25 am

    A couple of things I have noticed is that the wedges look like score golf with a different name on them. The irons look very similar to Tom Wishon’s 575 muscle back design.
    I don’t think they will justify the $150 price tag. Instead of KBS shafts maybe you should look at the old Apex and give them a new lease of life.

    • Large chris

      Jan 20, 2015 at 7:49 am

      Agree with this, and I’m not sure about the looks either. Putting degrees rather than numbers on irons is a good idea, but that pretty much guarantees you will have to have a very detailed fitting from a Hogan dealer. Doubt that most of us around the world will have access to that.

    • storm319

      Jan 20, 2015 at 8:05 am

      Terry Koehler is the President of Scor Golf. Perry Ellis bought the Ben Hogan name from Callaway a couple of years ago for apparel purposes, were approached by several companies interested in resurrecting the club brand, and chose Koehler’s company. They are a slight variation of the Scor 4161 with additional lofts and what looks to be a $30 increase per club.

      Also, Callaway still owns the Apex trademark so those shafts will not be back.

  81. BigBoy

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:59 am

    very nice.

  82. Jimmy

    Jan 20, 2015 at 6:52 am

    Think hogan would be proud.

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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (11/17/23): Mint Mizuno M Craft I putter



At GolfWRX, we are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment of the game in many ways.

It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball. It even allows us to share another thing we all love – buying and selling equipment.

Currently, in our GolfWRX buy/sell/trade (BST) forum, there is a listing for a Mint Mizuno M Craft I putter

From the seller: (@BigBlue7): “35” Mizuno M Craft I. 355g (w/ 8g weights). Only rolled indoors. Brand new Ping PP58 Midsize cord grip (colored the ping text in with paint marker). Black magnetic Mizuno putter cover included. $200 price includes shipping and PayPal fees.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: Mint Mizuno M Craft I putter

This is the most impressive current listing from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

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Cam Champ WITB 2023 (November)



Driver: Ping G430 Max 10K (9 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana WB 63 TX

3-wood: Ping G430 Max (15 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana WB 83 TX

Irons: Ping Rapture (2), Ping i525 (4), Ping Blueprint S (4-9)
Shafts: KBS Tour C-Taper 130 X

Wedges: Ping S159 (46-12S, 54-10H, 56-12S, 62-T6)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: Ping PLD Tyne prototype
Grip: SuperStroke Zenergy Pistol Tour

Grips: Lamkin UTx

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

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Ben Kohles WITB 2023 (November)



Driver: Titleist TSR3 (9 degrees, C1 SureFit setting)
Shaft: Fujikura Ventus Blue 6 X

3-wood: TaylorMade Stealth Plus (15 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Ventus Blue 8 X

Hybrid: Titleist TSR3 (19 degrees, D1 SureFit setting)
Shaft: Fujikura Ventus Blue HB 9 x

Irons: Titleist T200 (4, 5), Titleist 620 CB (6-9)
Shafts: Project X 6.0

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM9 (46-10F, 50-12F, 54-12D, 60-08M)
Shafts: Project X 6.0

Putter: Scotty Cameron prototype

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet

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