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Titleist launch 716 irons & 816 hybrids

Story published at 13:15, Thursday, September 24th, 2015


The new Titleist 716 AP1 & AP2 irons and 816 hybrids

The new Titleist 716 AP1 & AP2 irons and 816 hybrids

Titleist have decided to launch the new 816 hybrids with the 716 irons on this occasion to align the two product lifecycles, in order help professionals with club fittings, helping to find the best distance gaps for the players with a wide variety of options to suit their game (including two different shaped hybrids to suit different swing types)

This is a one-off shift in Titleist’s regular two-year product lifecycles to align the two products; new hybrids will continue to be launched together with the irons from here on in

Titleist 716 AP1 AP2 CB MB Hero716 irons KEY FOCUS

AP1 Irons

  • Longest, most forgiving Titleist iron ever
  • Provides maximum distance and forgiveness for all players
  • Maximum distance from 360 undercut and thin fast face
  • More distance from the low CG which allows stronger lofts
  • Maximum forgiveness from high MOI, from the use of high density tungsten (50% more than the previous 714 generation of AP1)
  • Real opportunity to make a big impression on the market with these, especially within the game-improvement iron category, as tests have proven them to be the most forgiving iron in the category by far

AP2 Irons

  • Titleist’s most advanced players iron, made even better
  • Distance from the low CG perfectly aligned for impact
  • Advanced co-forging process places high density tungsten low and on the perimeter for the head (25% more tungsten than 714 AP2s)
  • Forgiveness from the high MOI

CB Irons

  • Advanced co-forging process places high density tungsten low and on the perimeter of the club for increased forgiveness
  • Tour proven shot control and solid forged feel

MB Irons

  • Redesigned muscleback shape, inspired by the original 680 Titleist irons to suit the world’s best shot makers

T-MB Irons

  • Replace the 712U utility irons
  • Use of high density tungsten in the heel and toe increases forgiveness from high MOI
  • Thin fast face insert provides high launch and speed for longer carry

816 hybrids KEY FOCUS

  • Distance and forgiveness with high launch and spin control
  • Utilise Active Recoil Channel (ARC) technology and an Ultra Thin Face for high MOI
  • Better turf interaction with pre-worn edges to the ARC
  • Improved distance gapping to allow players to find the ideal distance gapping clubs – the SureFit Tour hosels now allow players to tweak loft and lie by a full degree in each direction for a better fit

H1

  • High launching hybrids that fly further and land soft
  • More of a deeper head for players that prefer fairway metals and the larger head shapes

H2

  • Compact hybrids for iron-like control with more distance
  • A shallower, longer head for player who prefer iron style hybrids and have a steep angle of descent

Titleist www.titleist.co.uk

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