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The Hottest Launch Monitors of 2017

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“Golf is what the ball does, which is entirely dependent upon what the club is doing at impact.” Those words are from legendary golf instructor John Jacobs, and they offer the simplest explanation of why launch monitors have become an almost essential piece of equipment for PGA Tour players, custom-club fitters, instructors and maybe even a few golfers at your local driving range.

To quote an old business adage, “If you can’t measure something, you can’t manage it,” and golf’s newest launch monitors allow golfers to measure their games more accurately than ever before. Even better news is that launch monitors have become more affordable. This list is proof, with five of its eight launch monitors selling for less than $6000.

To create this list, we scoured the GolfWRX Forums in search of our community’s most talked about launch monitors, which are listed from low to high in price. Because launch monitor technology is complex stuff, we sought to describe them in the simplest terms possible. We also broke down the data each launch monitor provides into different categories (ball data, club data and body data).

As always, please let us know about your experiences with these monitors in the comments section.

Ernest Sports ES12 ($199.99) 

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance.

All it takes is $200 to be a launch monitor owner with Ernest Sports’ ES12, a 1.1-pound unit that uses Doppler radar to measure ball speed and calculate the carry distance of every shot. The ES12 is just 5.3 inches tall, 3 inches wide and 1.8 inches thick, making it easy to slip it in your golf bag. Just keep a spare 9-volt battery and you’ll always be ready for distance-gapping practice and long-drive contests.

Setup with the ES12 is as easy as it gets. Position the unit 12-14 inches in front of and to the side of your golf ball. Golfers will also need to remember to enter the club they’re using (driver, 6 iron, lob wedge, etc.) on the LCD panel for the most accurate readings and remember to change the club setting when they change clubs. For even more accurate data, golfers can set the unit to their specific altitude (0-3000 feet above sea level).

The ES12 pairs with a free ES12 app that connects to smart devices via bluetooth. It provides visible and audible feedback of each shot and can store entire practice sessions that can be converted to Excel formats and emailed, allowing golfers to track their progress over time. The app also includes a “course caddy,” club gapping, side-by-side video analysis, a skills challenge, a scorecard, weather and notes.

Voice Caddie SC200 ($349.99)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Smash Factor.
Club Data: Club Speed.

Voice Caddie’s SC200 is a pocket-sized launch monitor that uses Doppler radar to track carry distance and ball speed, as well as swing speed and smash factor (ball speed divided by swing speed). Most importantly, it sells for the pocket-sized price of $349.99 while offering a few cool bells and whistles.

Operation of the AAA battery-powered unit is simple. Golfers set the SC200 to the club they’re using (they can manually program the exact lofts of their clubs to make the data more accurate), position the unit approximately 40-60 inches behind the ball and swing away. It works for shots from 30-320 yards, and automatically calibrates barometric pressure to offer accurate readings in different conditions.

The SC200 also offers three different game play modes: Practice Mode, Target Mode and Approach Mode. In Approach Mode, the SC200 sets a random target and scores golfers from 1-10 on their accuracy. Target Mode offers the same experience, but allows users to input a specific yardage. The unit also keeps statistics of a golfer’s last 100 shots.

In our review of the Voice Caddie SC200, our Andrew Tursky was impressed with its key feature, an adjustable voice distance output. The SC200 “speaks” the distance each shot carries so golfers do not have to look to an app or the SC200’s 4-inch LCD screen for data. He also enjoyed the function of its wireless controller.

“I was skeptical about using the controller at all, but bending over every time you need to change modes gets old fast,” Tursky said. “Luckily the remote couldn’t be any easier to use.”

The SC200 isn’t claiming to be as accurate as units that cost thousands more. Its stated margin of error is +/- 3 percent in ball speed and +/- 5 percent in carry distance. Still, there’s a lot to like about the unit and it will be enjoyed by golfers looking for a budget-friendly way to better understand their ball speeds and carry distances with each club.

FlightScope Mevo ($499.99)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Launch Angle, Smash Factor, Spin Rate.
Club Data: Club Speed.

FlightScope’s Mevo is golf’s most anticipated new launch monitor. It will sell for $499.99 when it’s released on March 1 and offer ball speed, club speed, smash factor, vertical launch angle, carry distance and spin rate (when a metallic dot is placed on a golf ball) through Doppler radar. It connects to smart devices through Bluetooth to offer real-time data, video with data overlay, automatic video clipping/storage and the ability to upload/ share practice sessions.

The buzz surrounding the Mevo is fueled by its low price point, but also FlightScope’s reputation. The company is an OG in the launch monitors space, and its premium models (X3, X2 Elite) compete against the best from Foresight and Trackman.

Can FlightScope give golfers the launch monitor of their dreams… one that sells for a few hundred dollars and measures shots with the accuracy of a unit that sells for thousands? We’ll find out very soon.

SkyTrak ($1,995)

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Ball Data: Angle of Descent, Backspin, Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Flight Path, Flight Time, Launch Angle, Max Height, Offline, Roll, Side Spin, Side Angle, Smash Factor, Total Distance.
Club Data: Club Speed.

SkyTrak is a camera-based (photometric) launch monitor that takes high-speed photos of a golf ball just after impact to predict its flight. Its cameras measure ball speed, launch angle, backspin, sidespin and side angle, which allows the system to calculate its other data points.

We used a SkyTrak in our review of Callaway’s new Chrome Soft X golf balls and found its data impressively accurate. It’s particularly strong for golf simulation, integrating with WGT, TruGolf E6, The Golf Club Game and Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf. It is also highly portable, weighing just 1.7 pounds and measuring just 5.75 inches in length, 6.75 inches in height and 2.5 inches in width.

SkyTrak Accuracy Claims

-- Ball Speed: 0-200 mph (+/- 1 mph)
-- Launch Angle: 0-55 degrees (+/- 1 degree)
-- Back Spin: 0-12,000 rpm (+/- 250 rpm)
-- Side Spin: 0-4,000 rpm (+/- 250 rpm)
-- Side Angle: 0-20 degrees (+/- 2 degrees)

SkyTrak users need to make sure they’re hitting shots from a defined area that’s indicated by a laser dot. That’s not a big compromise for a unit that only requires 10 feet of space and sells for less than $2,000 (and can be financed for as little as $59 per month).

SkyTrak connects either directly to Apple devices and PCs (the company is working on Android compatibility) or through Wi-Fi. Its lithium-ion battery charges through a USB cable and offers up to five hours of continuous use. The unit does not need to be calibrated and has an accelerometer internal leveling system.

Ernest Sports ES16 Tour ($5900)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Flight Path, Hang Time, Landing Angle, Lateral Carry Distance, Lateral Total Distance, Launch Angle, Launch Direction, Maximum Height, Roll Distance, Shot Dispersion, Smash Factor, Spin Axis, Spin Rate, Total Distance.
Club Data: Angle of Attack, Club Path, Club Speed, Dynamic Loft, Face Angle, Spin Loft.

The ES16 Tour from Ernest Sports is designed to give golfers the best of both worlds, using both Doppler radar and a photometric (camera-based) system to offer golfers the company’s most accurate ball and club data.

The ES16 depends on four Doppler radars to measure club head and ball speed and two high-speed camera to measure spin and direction. Like other camera-based launch monitors, users will need to make sure their golf ball is placed in a defined hitting area with the ES16, which is indicated by the presence of a green light on the unit. Golf balls also need to have their logos positioned toward the unit to assist the camera in measuring spin rate.

The ES16 is in a different league than the company’s ES14 launch monitor, a $700 unit that we praised in our March 2015 review. While the ES16 sells for just shy of $6,000, its features compare to launch monitors that cost more than twice that amount. It pairs with Ernest Sports’ app, which shows live ball flight and allows users to store player-specific data to chart their improvement over time. The unit is also compatible with full golf simulation from The Golf Club, E6 and Perfect Parallel.

Ernest can package the ES16 with everything golfers will need to create a premium simulator (impact/theatre screen, simulation bay enclosure, FiberBuilt indoor turf mat, simulation-specific laptop, HD projector with ceiling mount, 30-day full simulation demo, all necessary cords) for $17,000.

Foresight GCQuad ($14,000 and up)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Descent Angle, Flight Path, Launch Angle, Offline, Peak Height, Smash Factor, Side Angle, Sidespin, Spin Rate, Spin Axis, Total Distance.
Club Data: Attack Angle, Closure Rate, Club Speed, Dynamic Lie at Impact, Face-to-Path, Face-to-Target, Loft at Impact, Impact Point on Club Face, Face Angle, Swing Path.

Foresight’s new GCQuad was introduced at the 2017 PGA Show in late January, a follow-up to the company’s widely acclaimed GC2 and HMT launch monitors. The GC2 and HMT units are sold as separate units (the GC2 tracks the ball, while the HMT tracks the club). With the GCQuad, however, the units have been combined into one ultra-portable device.

The GCQuad uses “quadrascopic” cameras to measure the golf club and golf ball from four different angles, enhancing the precision of one of golf’s most trusted launch monitors (Foresight says the GCQuad’s data ranges are twice as tight). The unit’s biggest advantage over its competition is its ability to measure the movement of the club face before and into impact with uncanny accuracy. For those measurements, users will need to add special dot-like stickers to their club faces, which aid the system in measuring all-important variables such as attack angle, dynamic lie at impact, dynamic loft, face angle, face-to-path, swing path and impact point. It’s the GCQuad’s ability to measure impact point (exactly where a golfer contacts the ball on the club face) that could be its most important distinction, however, both in instruction and fitting capacities.

The GCQuad starts at $14,000 (ball-data only), which includes the company’s FSX Software and five courses to play. An $18,000 version of the GCQuad adds club head data. Both units come with a swappable battery and weigh 7.5 pounds. They’re 7 inches in width, 12.5 inches tall and 4 inches deep.

Compared to the GC2-HMT combo, the GCQuad offers a six times larger hitting area as well as proprietary alignment stick, which calibrates the system’s target line so that golfers can vary their alignment without needing to realign the unit. The system’s LCD screen was also made larger for easier viewing, and results can also be paired to devices via Wi-Fi, Ethernet or USB.

Trackman 4 ($18,995 and up)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Flight Path, Landing Angle, Launch Angle, Launch Direction, Hang Time, Height, Side, Side Total, Smash Factor, Spin Axis, Spin Rate, Total Distance.

Club Data: Attack Angle, Club Path, Club Speed, Dynamic Loft, Face Angle, Face-To-Path, Low Point, Swing Direction, Swing Plane.

When most golfers think of a launch monitor, they think of a Trackman. The company has developed a devoted following for its Doppler radar launch monitors — according to Trackman, it has sold more than 400 units to touring pros — because of their ability to track ball flight from takeoff to landing, something camera-based units don’t do.

The company’s newest launch monitor is called Trackman 4, and it beefs up accuracy and speed by using two radars: one radar dedicated to measuring long-distance ball flight and one dedicated to measuring short-distance shots, as well as what the club does before, during and after impact.

Trackman also offers a wealth of software that’s valuable for improvement. Take the company’s “Optimizer,” for example, which allows golfers to see how they need to tweak their spin loft, ball speed, launch angle, spin rate and shot height to achieve ideal launch conditions for the way they deliver the club.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Trackman’s “Combine” has become the default test center for golfers around the globe who want to identify their ball striking strengths and weaknesses and compare their performance to other golfers. For a more customized experience, there’s Trackman’s “Test Center,” which allows a golfer to create unique challenges and practice plans. Then there’s Trackman’s “Normalization” feature, which predicts what a shot hit with a range ball would have done if it was hit with a premium golf ball. Normalization also removes the effects of wind and weather on ball flight.

Each Trackman unit has an internal HD video camera and can connect with as many as six other cameras to seamlessly merge video and data. There’s even a new Trackman “Putting” software (currently in beta), which measures everything you’d expect and a lot more. Data such as skid distance, roll percentage, effective stimp and total break has the potential to change the way golfers and golf instructors think about high-level putting practice. All this from a unit that is just 12 inches in height, 12 inches in width, 2 inches in depth and weighs just 6.2 pounds.

Trackman, which is available for indoor use ($18,995) and outdoor use ($24,995), offers solutions for both wired and wireless HD video, as well as golf simulators. Users need a minimum 16 feet of space between radar and net to use a Trackman 4 indoors.

GEARS ($24,500 and up)

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Ball Data: Ball Speed, Carry Distance, Flight Path, Height, Impact Location, Launch Direction, Smash Factor, Spin Axis, Spin Rate, Total Distance.

Club Data: Attack Angle, Club Path, Club Speed, Dynamic Loft, Face Angle, Face Heading, Face-to-Path, Launch Angle, Lie, Shaft Deflection, Shaft Droop, Static Loft, Swing Direction, Swing Plane.

Body Data: Body Lines, Club Angular Velocity, Grip Speed, Hip Angular Velocity, Joint Angles, Kinematic Sequence, Knee Angle, Leading Arm Angular Velocity, Shoulder Angle, Spine Angle, Toe Angle, Torso Angular Velocity, Wrist Cock.

At $24,5000 and up, Gears is more expensive than the portable launch monitors on this list, but it measures things the others can’t. It uses a room-sized, camera-based motion capture system to not only capture ball flight, but the entire movement of a golfer’s body and club… a utopia of data for golf instructors.

When using Gears, golfers are outfitted with 26 sensors on their bodies and six sensors on their club. The system captures more than 600 images per swing, which are analyzed by Gears’ software in less than one second. The wealth of recorded data allows users to analyze and compare movements of the body and club from start to finish in a golf swing.

Gears is also an incredible club fitting solution. Like Foresight’s GCQuad, it measures exactly where impact occurs on the club face. And because Gears measures the movement of the entire golf club, it can also measure shaft deflection and droop. If you’re in search of the perfect golf shafts for your game, there may be no tool better than Gears to help you find them.

There are currently 43 Gears systems located throughout the U.S. Click here to Find a location near you.

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  1. STeve

    Feb 9, 2017 at 8:21 pm

    I have a tech question regarding the GC2+HMT and GCQuad. Are spin and carry distance outputs affected by what ball is used (dimple pattern, category type, etc.)? Obviously, it matters to the high-end radar-based LMs because they actually measure the entire flight and therefore, ball differences come into play. However, does it matter to the Foresight machines?

    • Uhit

      Feb 10, 2017 at 7:10 am

      @STeve

      the Foresight machines measure the spin at launch…
      …thus, it matters what ball is used.

      However, they don´t measure the entire flight…
      …thus, they don´t know, what the aerodynamics really contributes to the flight…
      …therefore they are not the best way, to evaluate ball performance.

      If I had to buy a LM, then I would probably buy the Ernest Sports ES16 Tour, because it combines radar and photometric measurements…
      …which gives you more real data, than a specialized system.
      I could well imagine, that the combination of both methods enables this system to be more accurate as a whole, even if the photometric and the radar based parts of the system are not the leading edge.
      For I final conclusion, you would have to test the ES16 against the GCQuad, Gears and Trackman at the same time, or over a big sample size with clearly seperated variables.

      • Bill Baroo

        Feb 10, 2018 at 6:46 pm

        Being an owner of the ES16 and a user of the Foresight GC2, I can say that the Foresight is a much better machine. As currently stands with the ES16, it does a very poor job measuring ball speed and spin. It requires you to tell it what club you are hitting. While I can see this to be important information for something like ‘spin loft’, it should have no bearing on ball speed or spin rate, but if I forget to tell the machine I’m using an 8 iron and its left on Driver, spin rates are around 2500 and distances are 190 yards with a 75mph swing, in my opinion, the ES16 is a very expensive machine that guesses what’s going on. The outdoor mode on the ES16 is a complete joke as it picks up your club head speed and guesses at all the rest. I’ve hit 8 irons launched sky high and skulled line drives yet the machine measures around 20 degrees each time…nowhere near real world results. If I HAD to say one nice thing about it, it picks up club head speed within 5% of reality. It might guess right on 1 out of 8 shots, but even a broken clock is right two times a day.

  2. Trent Bird

    Feb 8, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    cant wait for some reviews to be done on the Mevo.

  3. Alfred

    Feb 8, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    If you want combination of ball speed, carry distance, club head speed and swing path and face to path info. Just get the swing caddie sc200 and pair it with garmin truswing golf club sensor and you’ll have all the info you need for about $700 in Canadian at least. US is probably cheaper

    • Uhit

      Feb 9, 2017 at 4:24 pm

      @Alfred,
      instead of the garmin, you can also use GSA PRO – for less money, and you get additional informations, like consistency, tempo, rhythm…

      I think, that the devices, which include photometric measurements, are the only really useful indoor devices…
      …as long as you don´t use these additional type of tools, which we both mentioned.

    • Rod

      Apr 13, 2017 at 6:27 pm

      Or buy spend $500 or less on an old Accusport. You get ball speed, carry, club head speed and spin. Uses dual camera tech that is almost 10 years old but the accuracy was reported to be with 0.5%. Requires tech skills and lots of patients, but solid once setup.

  4. EricT

    Feb 8, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    Without club path info, all you learn about is getting distance. Nothing below 5900 does this. Waste of money.

  5. Daniel

    Feb 7, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    Something I didn’t originally consider for indoor use is that radar systems require minimum 8-10 feet in front of and behind the ball. Camera systems are the way to go indoors if space is an issue. I just got SkyTrak projected onto a HomeCourse retractable screen set up in my office, really accurate. The new Foresight is (and looks) awesome if you can afford it.

    • Dan

      Feb 8, 2017 at 10:51 am

      Very true – something I considered too when purchasing my monitor. This ultimately why I purchased the Ernest ES16. You don’t need any additional room behind the unit and you only need 8-10 feet in front of the ball (which you would need in any environment to keep away from the ball bouncing back at you off the screen).

      It was an investment for me and a toss up between the flightscope Xi tour and the ES16. The ES16 won for me because I really wanted club data (face/path) which really tells you what you’re doing right/wrong. Add in not needing space between the ball and the unit and being a few thousand cheaper, I pulled the trigger. Best winter ever.

  6. Kris

    Feb 6, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    There is a Gears in Ottawa too.

  7. Tom Stickney

    Feb 6, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    If you are serious about improving as a teacher or player then there is a launch monitor for your budget

    • Jam

      Feb 7, 2017 at 11:02 am

      What would you recommend for a low handicap player who only wants to dial in wedge distances outdoors? What’s the least expensive option out there that will give you accurate distances?

      • S Hitter

        Feb 7, 2017 at 8:19 pm

        Why not just use a lazer and pick targets and hit them? You don’t need a launch monitor for that

        • Daniel

          Feb 7, 2017 at 8:54 pm

          They’re great for dialing in distance control since they give you carry distance and other info your eyes won’t give you.

          • Chris Hutch

            Feb 8, 2017 at 10:37 am

            Another tip is:

            On our range we have a bunker so i simply laser and move until the ball carries in it. Yes a laucnh monitor would make this easier, but it worked for Faldo.

            • Steve

              Feb 8, 2017 at 4:18 pm

              It did work for Faldo (and many others). But I can guarantee you that if high quality launch monitors were as readily available as they are today, every single one of those older players would’ve been using them, just like today’s players.

          • edreM

            Feb 9, 2017 at 11:18 am

            You can’t see 100 yards for wedges where the ball lands? Do you need glasses? The dude said Wedges, not to dial in mid-iron distances

            • Jam

              Feb 10, 2017 at 11:12 am

              It’s easier for me to correlate a swing feeling and immediately see a number, rather than get my range finder and try to pinpoint exactly where it landed on on the back of some practice green. Furthermore, for better players, there is a big difference between hitting a shot 105 yards and hitting one 109 yards, and eyeballing it like you isn’t precise enough.

              • S Hitter

                Feb 11, 2017 at 3:20 am

                You know, back in the day when the Snead, Hogan, Nicklaus, Player, Palmer, Trevino, et al used to play they did it all by sight and feel and practicing day and night without any of this tech, by walking off the paces and then checking the yardages on the courses by using books and sprinkler head markers. What a concept, eh

                • Jam

                  Feb 13, 2017 at 10:52 am

                  Sigh…everyone knows that, and yes, it’s a perfectly effective way to practice and get better. Everyone also knows they would have used launch monitors if they were available like today.

                • larrybud

                  Feb 13, 2017 at 11:59 am

                  Awesome! I’ll let the other 50 people on the range know I’m walking out into their landing area and they’ll have to wait a couple of minutes until I get out of the way!

        • larrybud

          Feb 13, 2017 at 11:58 am

          The advantage of an accurate LM over laser would be saving historical data.

          I also think that if you think you can get THAT accurate with a laser and determining carry distance, I think you’re wrong. Even if you’re hitting area is perched above the landing area, you need a vertical reference point to get an accurate number.

  8. Unko

    Feb 6, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    What about the other Flightscopes?

    • Andrew

      Mar 6, 2017 at 9:32 am

      I have a flightscope XI Tour. Great Monitor for indoor and outdoor use!

  9. The dude

    Feb 6, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    Good article

  10. Tom

    Feb 6, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    more sensors …. more $

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TaylorMade unveils all-new P770, P7MC, and P7MB irons

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TaylorMade Golf has today announced the latest evolution of its acclaimed P700 Series with the all-new P770, P7MC, and P7MB irons.

TaylorMade P770 Irons

The all-new P770 irons feature a thinner top line, less offset in long irons, and a shorter blade length when compared to the P790. With its hollow body construction and forged L-Face, the 2022 P770 is designed to provide elevated distance, forgiveness, and excellent feel in a smaller sized head.

The P770 features FLTD CG, a strategic design that positions the center of gravity (CG) lowest in long irons and progressively shifts it higher throughout the set to the shorter, weaker lofted irons. The tungsten weighting scheme in the long and middle irons has been redesigned, shifting more weight to the longer irons’ low tungsten mass and a reduction in the middle irons’ tungsten, resulting in an ascending CG through the set.

The aim behind the FLTD CG strategic design is to create easier launch and playability in the long irons while optimizing trajectory and spin in the scoring clubs. 

The P770 irons feature SpeedFoam Air, a technology introduced in 2021 with the launch of the P790. SpeedFoam Air dampens sound and strategically supports the face with a material 69 percent less dense than SpeedFoam, which was seen in the prior generation of the P770.

In addition to the added speed made possible by the thinnest P770 face TaylorMade has produced, the Thru-SlotSpeed Pocket and Inverted Cone Technology aim to help unlock increased ball speed across the face and forgiveness low in the face, where mis-hits happen most commonly.

“P700 Series irons need to be technical, elegant and timeless and the new P·770 design has all of that in spades. We wanted to take as much performance and hide it on the inside of the iron to where you look at it and it looks like a clean and classic iron with the pearl satin chrome finish and hint of mirror on the toe. On the inside, the technology we have poured in to this iron creates a product that we believe is truly one of one in this space.” – Matt Bovee, Director, Irons Product Creation

Specs, Availability & Pricing

  • Specs: P770 is offered in3-PW/AW and comes equipped with KBS Tour Steel shafts (X130g, S 120g) as well as Golf PrideZ-Grip 360 in Grey/Black
  • Availability: Pre-order on December 6 at TaylorMadeGolf.com and at retail beginning January 20, 2023
  • Pricing: $1299 USD (steel) and $1499 USD (graphite)

TaylorMade P7MC Irons

The tour-inspired P7MC iron features minimal offset and perimeter weighting.

A narrow sole and tight leading edge aims to ensure consistency through the turf, while TaylorMade’s Compact Grain Forging process uses 2,000 tons of pressure, more than double the industry standard, with the additional force giving TaylorMade engineers precision control at a micro level, producing a tighter grain structure for the best possible feel and strength properties.

Compact Grain Forging seeks to deliver a refined composition inside and out, with the sophisticated craftsmanship coming to life with a satin finish and forged “Metal-T” within the cavity back.

Per TaylorMade, precision in P7MC is paramount, which is why the face of this iron is continued to be machined. Machining the face aims to ensure precision and quality with TaylorMade’s most aggressive score line geometry for exacting shot making.

“There’s no better feeling than a solidly hit forged iron.For pure ball strikers, the consistency of P7MC rivals anything in the marketplace today and has been a favorite among skilled golfers.For players who chose to combo, our cohesive design language allows you to seamlessly pair it with either P770 or P7MB. No two golfers play the game exactly alike, and one of the things I love about ourP·700 Series family is the ability for golfers to personalize a set to match their needs and maintain aesthetic unity.” – Matt Bovee, TaylorMade Golf, Irons Product Creation

Specs, Availability & Pricing

  • Specs: P7MC is offered in 3-PW and come equipped with KBS Tour Steel shafts (X130g, S 120g) as well as Golf Pride Z-Grip 360 in Grey/Black
  • Availability: Pre-order on December 6 at TaylorMade Golf.com and at retail beginning January 20, 2023
  • Pricing: $1299 USD (steel) and $1499 USD (graphite) as seven-piece sets

TaylorMade P7MB Irons

As a result of detailed feedback from testing with Rory McIlroy and Collin Morikawa, the P7MB features a shorter blade length, brand new sole geometry, and progressive offset to create a minimalist profile that’s designed to control shot shape and trajectory.

The sole of P7MB is one millimeter narrower than previous, meaning TaylorMade engineers had to add slightly more bounce to the leading edge which creates a completely different sensation through the turf. Total effective bounce is a combination of sole width and bounce angle, which engineers were able to perfect by increasing the bounce angle to keep the sole from getting caught in the turf.

The shorter blade length of P·7MB allowed TaylorMade engineers to create an updated backbar using symmetrical geometry. This allows for more mass to be positioned directly behind the face to support the point of impact and elevate feel.

In addition, the P7MB also features the Compact Grain Forging and machined face and grooves that are also seen in the P7MC irons.

“The narrower sole width of P7MB is a direct result of testing and feedback from Rory McIlroy, Collin Morikawa and our TaylorMade Tour pros.Rory and Collin worked with us to identify the right sole geometry and bounce to match what they were looking for and we perfected that with P7MB. Having two of the best players in the world being a driving force behind the design of this iron have us extremely excited to bring it to the marketplace.” – Matt Bovee, Director, Irons Product Creation

Specs, Availability & Pricing

  • Specs: P7MB is offered in 3-PW and come equipped with KBS Tour Steel shafts (X130g, S 120g) as well as Golf Pride Z-Grip 360 in Grey/Black
  • Availability: Pre-order on December 6 at TaylorMade Golf.com and at retail beginning January 20, 2023
  • Pricing: $1299 USD (steel) and $1499 USD (graphite) as seven-piece sets
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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (12/6/22): Mint JDM Toulon San Diego putter

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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 JDM Toulon San Diego putter

From the seller (@wam78): “JDM Toulon San Diego  $325 OBRO shipped. Rare satin finish only a small amount released. 34” length standard loft and lie. KBS matte black shaft professionally built by local builder. Original grip and headcover. Mint shape!. s/20 weight plate.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: Mint JDM Toulon San Diego 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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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (12/5/22): ‘Greatest Personal Golf Cart EVER!’

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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 the “Greatest Personal Golf Cart EVER!”

From the seller (@hibcam): “”This is probably the best value for a fully functional Golf Cart that you can find!!! This SoverSky 3 wheel Golf Cart has been FULLY UPGRADED and is an AMAZING Golf Cart! The Cart comes with an upgraded Golf bag holder- this has been strengthened with newly welded rods for more support. This comes with a perfectly fitting Cooler and a holder for your bluetooth speaker. This also comes with an easy to grab Rangefinder holder on the handlebars. The rear axle has been replaced with a faster rear differential and has speeds up to 29 mph. This also comes with a Lithium 60v/ 20ah battery that will run for 36 holes on one charge. 323 miles on this cart. Transports easily in a standard PickUp truck. RETAILS FOR OVER $2500 WITHOUT UPGRADES!! JUST $1299!! LOCAL PICKUP ONLY!! Los Angeles Area- San Fernando Valley.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: “Greatest Personal Golf Cart EVER!”

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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