Mizuno JPX919 irons feature three very attractive models in a range that targets improved ball speed, distance, precision and feel – and they are a major-winning iron.
The Mizuno JPX919 irons feature the Tour, Forged and Hot Metal editions and cater for golfers with all kinds of swings and swing speeds with the promise of providing game-improving performance.
The JPX919s replace the popular JPX900 irons which major winner Brooks Koepka used for his victories in the 2017 and 2018 US Opens and the 2018 USPGA Championship.
The success story shows no signs of stopping with the Koepka having also claimed his fourth major using the JPX919 Tour irons to win at the 2019 USPGA Championship.
Mizuno JPX919 Tour Irons Review
The Mizuno JPX919 Tour irons are the upgraded version of the JPX900s which Koepka was using.
They are the iron of choice for golfers looking for precision and ultimate distance control, which is provided by Mizuno’s Grain Flow Forged HD process.
The JPX919s are the softest feeling of the three irons in the range, and are impressive irons which are streamlined and very compact in looks. They have been narrowed by 10 per cent from the previous version.
The Tour model is targetted at better golfers looking for high stability and incredible workability from their irons, which are available in 3-PW.
Mizuno JPX919 Forged Irons Review
The Mizuno JPX919 Forged irons are described as the fastest ever forged iron from the leading manufacturer, and a high-ball flight and distance is what this one is all about delivering.
The face has been CNC milled to create a bigger area of minimum face thickness, which in turn has shifted the centre of gravity deeper into the iron and helped produce the higher ball flight.
It will be the most popular of the trio of options with the club head size providing plenty of confidence over the ball and forgiveness with the ball striking too. Feel, stability and increased ball speeds are what the Forged irons are all about.
The club heads are also 30 per cent stronger courtesy of the inclusion of Boron Steel. The Forged Irons are available to buy in 4 iron to gap wedge.
Mizuno JPX919 Hot Metal Irons Review
The Mizuno JPX919 Hot Metal irons are the ideal candidate for golfers with slower swing speeds and who tend to have lower ball flights.
They get their name from the combination of products it is made from with the Chromoly 4140M compound designed to produce greater ball speeds despite the slower swing speeds of golfers using them.
The “Sound Ribs” on the club face ensure that feel is not affected – you get an incredibly solid feel from the irons, which are available in 4 iron to lob wedge.
The wedges in the Hot Metal range have been created from X30 Steel to make them softer than other irons and help produce spin around the greens.
There is also a Hot Metal Pro design which are slightly smaller (4.6mm to be precise) than the Hot Metal version. The Hot Metal Pros are available in 4 iron to PW.
JPX919 Irons Verdict
The combination of the Mizuno JPX919 irons means there is some seriously impressive options to suit the game of any golfer.
We already know the popularity of the JPX900s and these are an improvement again. The Tour is the premium product and an improvement on the JPX900 which has delivered consistent results, but if you are not at an elite level yet then the Forged and Hot Metal will produce the goods for players of your ability.
The Forged will be the most popular seller due to the all round performance – and we recommend you give them a try. If you have a slow swing speed, the Hot Metal can help you maximise your ball speed.