What it does: The original T200 was a great club, but some believed it looked too much like a game-improvement iron. Titleist addressed that concern by slimming down the size and shape of the topline and sole and having less offset. Also, the impact screw on the back of the iron in the original is now gone. In its place is a hollow design that supports the thin face with an internal-polymer core centred behind the face with a lightweight back plate made of a unique polymer used widely in auto parts, pipe fittings and electronic housings to absorb and redistribute energy. This saves weight over steel, allowing internal ribbing to be added to improve sound.
Why we like it: Calling an audible on an iron design that was successful is a risk, but it paid off in this case. Titleist even needed 10 patents to do it (standard is two or three). Players, however, couldn’t care less about the legal manoeuvring. What they will care about is nearly 100 grams of tungsten spread between the heel and toe sections (more than any iron in the T-series family) and the aggressively thin, high-strength SUP10 steel in the L-shaped face (where the lower portion wraps partially around the sole) for faster ball speeds.
7-iron loft 31 degrees pw loft 43 degrees
“These look like what a golf club would be if it wore a tuxedo. Fantastic distance. The substance inside the clubhead produces an awesome sound.”
– Player comment