Utility irons are making a comeback, as their forgiving nature and boring trajectory make them popular with players who don't want the high ball flight of a hybrid.
Many of the major manufacturers have launched utilities recently, including Callaway, whose APEX utility iron was unveiled this week (August 2014).
But how do you use one? Who are they aimed at? In this video, PGA Tour star Pat Perez sheds some light on how to get the most from this technology.