Irons Test 2014: Progen Chromo
Cost: £349 steel £399 graphite
Tech: High performance 17-4 steel irons and hyper steel hybrids boast Hi-tack grips and stepless steel shafts to aid performance.
What we said… James Ridyard: “Feels shorter in the shaft but the trajectory was strong and distance was decent.” Joel Tadman: “Thick top edge and one of the heavier heads on test but seemed to come off consistently fast from the sweetspot. Not as forgiving as other models of similar size and shape.” Gee Gioia: “Felt solid from a wide area with a decent weight to it.” Adam Holdgate: “Consistently long, felt great out of the middle and decent from a variety of strike points. Thick top edge, decent weight, lots of meat behind the face. The tacky grip noticeably enhanced the feel.”
Pros: Classy finish, easy to align. Good distance.
Cons: Thick, flat top edge is unusual.
The numbers: Looks: 7 Feel: 8 Forgiveness: 7.5 Workability: 7.5 Distance Consistency: 9 Dispersion: 9
TG Rating: 8/10
Details: 7-iron loft: 31° Left-handed: No Set: 3-4H, 5-SW Contact: www.progengolf.co.uk