Fourteen Golf TB-5 forged irons have been given a new shape with the “Theater Blade” model now offering feel and forgiveness in equal measure.
The TB5 irons are soft steel forged in design and have been designed to cater for the needs of golfers with 86-95 mph swing speeds.
Fourteen Golf have removed the cavity step in the back face in the latest design to improve the shape of the clubhead, have increased the size of the sweet spot and introduced the Universal Sole grind.
In this article, we take a look at the golfers suited by the TB-5 irons, the design features incorporated and look at whether the blades are worth the money.
What Fourteen Golf says about the TB-5 Forged Irons:
“The new shape ‘Theater Blade’ has both feel and forgiveness, an achievement of functional beauty.
“The cavity step in the back face is removed which allows the face thickness to flow naturally in the curved shape of a theater creating an optimal center of gravity and a reduction in vibrations transmitted to the hands.
“The soft feel is further enhanced by the use of soft material S20C mild steel. This fulfills the need of golfers for an optimally balanced iron featuring both feel and forgiveness.
“The mild steel forged iron TB-5 Forged features a larger head which inspires confidence at address as well as larger sweet spot which creates excellent distance and direction as and more forgiveness on off center strikes.
“The TB-5 Forged appeals to a wide variety of golfers with swing speeds between 85- 96 mph looking for a sporty and to use iron.
“The TB-5 Forged uses the Universal Sole grind borrowed from the popular DJ-4 wedge and adapted for iron play.
“The versatile grind helps prevent digging and is forgiving from a wide variety of lies. Better turf interaction equals better and more consistent impact leading to straighter shots and more distance.”
Fourteen Golf TB-5 Forged Irons Specs & Design
How much do the Fourteen Golf TB-5 Forged irons cost?
The Fourteen Golf TB-5 Forged Irons currently retails at $1,400 for a set of irons.
What are the Fourteen Golf TB-5 irons specs?
The TB5 irons are sold from 5-iron (23 degrees) to Pitching Wedge (42 degrees). There is also a Gap Wedge available at 46 degrees.
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