When you say, “Miura,” most people think of words like feel, soft, or forged. REVIEW! At every step the tolerance plus or minus half a gram. In terms of shaping, they’re very square in the toe and leading edge. The new Miura IC-601 irons. I don’t think there’s a big gap in either direction. Typically Miura irons are simple, smooth, and somewhat understated…and absolutely perfect. Copyright © 2020 Plugged In Golf. With both irons, very small mishits end up in good spots, but you can lose significant distance without making a terrible swing. It’s not that there’s too much offset – the amount is typical for a GI iron – but the shaping is not as smooth as I’ve come to expect from Miura. You are currently watching a video about which are the best irons out of Japan. How would you compare CB301 and PP9003sn in forgiveness? Distance is the feature that Miura highlights with the CB-301, so we’ll start there. Just to add to the cool factor, Himeji is long known for its history in samurai sword production. By. Your email address will not be published. The new Miura PP-9005 irons are available only #5-PW there are no #4 or #3 irons available, TSG has these heads only or we can do a full custom build including the best shafts and grips for you. Without head to head comparisons, I wouldn’t want to answer any of those questions definitively. Miura Golf – A Different Type Of Golf Company. We’ve been keeping our eye on Miura and jump at any opportunity to get their products out on the course. Review: Miura MC-501 Irons Forge Art in Golf Club Form. Cons: Miura purists may scoff at the club being a two-piece forging rather than one piece.The longest iron is a 5-iron, but better players may want longer irons to use as driving irons or in mixed sets. Forgiveness is underwhelming. Or the baby blades? I’m guessing since you praised the Wilsons for their playability they will offer more help on minor miss strikes? All Rights Reserved.. Miura Giken Irons. The CB-301 is more forgiving than Miura’s blades, but it’s not as easy to hit at the IC-601 (review HERE). Required fields are marked *. Prior to the start of Miura, Miura-san learned all there is to know about building a golf club business and forging high quality irons with state-of-the-art forging techniques at other companies in the club manufacturing industry. Today we share our impressions and opinions on the new IC-601 irons by Miura. The design of the Miura MB-001 irons was carefully led by Katsuhiro Miura’s eldest son, Yoshitaka, and is the product of years of study and collaboration within the Miura family. Bob Fagan November 16th, 2014 . It has a little forgiveness and doesn’t really sacrifice anything for it. Feb 6, 2014. PRICE: $280/club. 4 Responses to “Product Review: Miura PP-9003 Forged Irons – I Love Them, Love Them, Love Them!” Malcolm Lewis November 16th, 2014 . Whether or not this is a good thing for you will depend on your swing and the conditions you play in. Miura uses a very soft steel that is forged into the clubhead. – Miura CB-501 Irons. Miura Golf has set the standard for forged irons. This is an iron with divisive curb appeal. How about feel? While the look at address is razor sharp, the MB-101 is very soft and rounded in the bag. We tested it to see what makes it unique from other Miura irons. The company is located in Jimeji, central Japan. Pros: Premium irons that are built with forgiveness unlike Miura irons of the past, but do not sacrifice feel like other game-improvement irons on the market. Not only are they very good looking, they have great feel. The new Miura IC-601 irons. Playing Miura irons can be a funny experience. Not unlike most golfers, I’ve heard the legend of Miura irons and wedges for a while now. The Miura PP-9003 irons looked so good I didn’t even realize that they were the “game improvement” model! Miura Irons Reviews. I also had a brief stint with the Miura CB-301's, which prompted my interest in the 202's. Share. The Miura MB-101 irons are beautiful but some might find them intimidating at address. Miura has made what seems like the hugest oxymoron in golf clubs that we club buyers have been dreaming of! Refine your search. About my game: - 85 mph 5i, 95-98 driver SS - Smooth swinger, quicker transition with the irons - Traditionally played low offset irons because of a tendancy to pull-hook offset irons - Typical ball flight is Straight to Fade - Typical iron miss is a Pull I also agree with the above, you did also praise the MB001 for their *relative* forgiveness (in the blade category) – it seems that sentiment isn’t shared with this set? Your email address will not be published. Read our full review of the Miura IC-601 irons, read ClubTest 2020 results and see photos to learn all about the clubs. The CB-1008 sole hides its width very well. I have games the mc501 for a long time now and love it- but I prefer the clean simple lines and looks of the mb101. Blade to blade, distance, workability ? Miura CB-301 irons review and photos: ClubTest 2020. Players at this level know (or should know) that they’re going to get good – but not elite – ball speed from centered strikes. Miura IC-601 Irons Review 50 Words or Less The Miura IC-601 irons are an interesting departure from the company’s usual offerings. The Miura CB-301 irons are purported to be the longest forged Miura iron yet. Courtesy of Miura Golf. My first dabble into Miura irons came courtesy of the Miura CB-501 – an established classic in the Miura barn. Katsuhiro Miura (Miura-san) has been forging immaculate irons and wedges for decades while firmly establishing himself as one of the foremost forged irons experts in the game. ClubTest 2018: Miura IC-601 irons review. KJ Choi also plays them. For some, however, the romance is short lived because the irons … Miura … When you hit a pure shot, the feel is excellent – soft and rewarding. Copyright © 2020 Plugged In Golf. I’d heard about Mr. Miura and his “Hands of God”. Miura CB202 Cavity Back Set Better Player Irons Review. As with most, could always improve the consistency of contact! REVIEW! They look beautiful, but not ready to switch, yet. I also own CB501, but I think those are a bit too demanding for me (hcp 13). The CB 57 is definitely a players cavity back evolved. Follow NCG on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram – and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for free online golf instruction, the latest equipment reviews, and much, much more. When you do catch a ball perfectly on the center of the MB-101, the feeling is wonderful. Miura uses a very soft steel that is forged into the clubhead. Subscribe to Skratch for more: http://bit.ly/SkratchSubRural Japan is home to Katsuhiro Miura, who's also referred to as Hands of God. How would you compare this to the mc501 that was dubbed as their “forgiving blade?” Miura Golf – A Different Type Of Golf Company. RRP: £950. It’s easy to tell through your hands exactly where the ball met the club face. Can you compare directly to the Wilson Staff blades since you reviewed those recently? That’s what I thought too. Review-Miura CB-501 irons 3-PW Shaft- Tour Dynamic Gold S400 Lamkin REL Grips. By GOLF Editors. Share; Tweet; Pros: Unmistakable Miura feel. Miura irons are made with a 14-step manufacturing process and each process is paramount to the final product. Thank you, John ! The Miura CB57 irons are one of the nicest looking irons on the market. I am not sure I want to spend the extra on them over Mizuno but, they would look awful nice in the bag. Share This Article Pin It Reddit LinkedIn WhatsApp Email Print Talk Few sports have as wide a range in equipment quality as golf. I am getting fit (club champion) this week for new irons. Designed by WPZOOM. ClubTest 2018: Miura IC-601 irons review. We received a loaner head for photos which we have to unfortunately return so we won’t be able to shaft it up and test it so this post instead will be a brief intro into Miura’s latest athlete model offering. Tags: irons Miura Giken PP-9005G. It’s not wide compared to most irons, of course, but Miura has opted for a design with more resistance to digging. Katsuhiro Miura (Miura-san) has been forging immaculate irons and wedges for decades while firmly establishing himself as one of the foremost forged irons experts in the game. If only William Shakespeare were still alive to write the love story or if Marvin Gaye were here to sing the song then perhaps our feelings for the Miura PP-9003 irons could be properly expressed. Miura designs are timelessand the company’s release cycles reflect that. He's worked in nearly every job in the golf industry from club fitting to instruction to writing and speaking. Feel is also the biggest factor in players choosing to go with Miura over other OEMs. Above – the six irons sole features a noticeable leading edge relief grind to help those who may come down a little steeper on the ball. We give the Miura CB-201 forged cavity back irons high marks for feel, quality looks and overall playability. The feel and look live up to the hype. From there a hosel is welded on for precision from club to club unmatched by other manufactures. Definitely not made for anyone but elite ball strikers. on. Required fields are marked *. Miura CB57 Irons. I have hit the MP-20s and felt they had more feel and a touch more forgiveness than my current set and have been leaning towards them. PRICE: $280/club. Their address look is everything the traditionalist wants: zero offset, a thin top line, and a compact blade length. I tested them to find out. Miura Golf was created by Katsuhiro Miura, who officially founded the company just over forty years ago, in 1977. It’s worth it. Please click here for the official sales listing: Click Here! 2 years ago. Do you see any noticeable difference between the two except for the grooved face as you noted above? MP 18 & CB 501’s (based on your review) are in my stable. I hit these in my fitting this weekend and I was VERY impressed with the feel and performance, they were softer than the Mizuno MP 20 by little bit and they were long. It’s very soft with a quiet impact sound. When you buy something through our retail links, we may earn commission and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Nov 24, 2018. Pro Modus 3 Tour 130 shafts. Mr. Miura is a master club-maker who has been making clubs for over 50 years. The Baby Blades are a little much for me, but between the MB001 and MB-101 it’s splitting hairs. Message document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ae380698c6607c31a639755289cec26a" );document.getElementById("bc09f2d6ac").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. How do the MB-101s compare to Mizuno’s MP-67s or MP-33s ??? Players that want to hit “all the shots” will be in their glory. Not unlike most golfers, I’ve heard the legend of Miura irons and wedges for a while now. Message document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a31de11931e215f9973ac39a4895983a" );document.getElementById("bc09f2d6ac").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Matt lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with his wife and two daughters. They have minimal stamping, no colors, and clean lines. Miura irons are very much based on feel which is not only attributed to their soft premium S25C forgings but also their designs. So while the Miura MB-101 certainly got Instagram excited, is there anything new that performance-minded golfers should check out? Published. B. Shaw August 1st, 2015 Sign up for our weekly newsletter and not only will you get the latest reviews, instruction, and more delivered directly to your inbox, you’ll also be entered into regular giveaways for golf clubs, PGA Tour passes, and more. Some Miura traditionalists won’t like it because it doesn’t look like the MB-001 or Baby Blade – or any number of classic blade style irons. Very workable, and knife-like out of the rough. The one aesthetic complaint I have is the offset. Product Review: Miura PP-9003 Forged Irons – I Love Them, Love Them, Love Them! That’s why this is its first forged cavity-back iron in eight years. Jun 8, 2010 | 52 Comments . Quickly declare Miura as the unquestioned, preeminent designer of single-piece forged CB/MB designs. RRP: £950. Discovering the feel of a solid strike with an exceptionally forged club is truly eye-opening, and reviewing the CB-501s was the first time that I had that experience. Others will note the deli-sliced thin topline and still quite compact footprint and see, for lack of a better descriptor, the “X” styled cavity as dynamic and different enough to stand out in a good way. The Miura CB57 irons are one of the nicest looking irons on the market. The top line is thin – just slightly thicker than the MC-501 (review HERE) – and the head is the same length from heel to toe as the new MB-101 blades (review HERE). Good feel. Strong lofts. March 4, 2020. Review-Miura CB-501 irons 3-PW Shaft- Tour Dynamic Gold S400 Lamkin REL Grips. Some Miura traditionalists won’t like it because it doesn’t look like the MB-001 or Baby Blade – or any number of classic blade style irons. If you’d like a little forgiveness, the CB-301 is fine, but it doesn’t compare to modern, multi-material GI irons. By Tony Covey. Miura has famously made some of the most gorgeous irons ever produced in the world. This unique procedure ensures that the bore depths and hosel heights are identical on every Miura made head and the shaft of every club will be perfectly centered. Reid Ogata. Looks- I think it’s pretty obvious that Miura made their name with blades and in making the 501 they kept the head very blade like yet added some forgiveness to it. “MB-101” is stamped near the heel, but the white paint fill makes it nearly invisible. A few years ago, I reviewed the Miura CB-501 irons and was blown away. By John Scott Lewinski July 12, 2020. Hi Matt, Using the highly-acclaimed Miura forging process, Miura has also utilized CNC milling on the face and grooves for ultimate precision. Overall, these are still relatively slim irons, so good ball strikers will be able to look down on them with the confidence to attempt creative shots. February 13, 2018. Dive headlong into a heated debate around spin-welded hosels. Discovering the feel of a solid strike with an exceptionally forged club is truly eye-opening, and reviewing the CB-501s was the first time that I had that experience. Jun 8, 2010 | 52 Comments . TG Rating Owners' Rating; TG Rating 0 out of 5: 0 out of 5: Contact: 028 92628705 Website: www.golfballistix.com. Feel is subjective. Bottom Line: If you’re a blade lover, these are some of the best. Miura MC102 Mid-Cavity Set Game Improvement Irons Review. Miura also uses a proprietary "spin welding" process to produce the industries' most consistent hosel. Miura is long regarded as one of the best, if not THEE best forged iron makers in the game. Definitely not made for anyone but elite ball strikers. Miura IC-601 Irons Review Owning a set of Miura irons is something of a rite of passage for golf gear heads. The MB-101 also offers above average workability thanks to its relatively high spin. Miura bills the MB-101 as having “subtle refinements.” You can read that as, “We didn’t change much.” Which is fine given that they’re Miura and this is a blade and people playing a Miura blade want a Miura blade. Miura Giken TB-Zero irons – Long awaited news for all the Muscle Back enthusiasts out there as Miura Giken releases the NEW Miura Giken TB-Zero irons. Here is the video review of the Miura CB57 cavity back irons from the fitting process all the way to the course. Between the 101 and MP-20, it’s just a matter of preference and fit, I don’t think there’s an objective reason to prefer one to the other. Hi Matt ! In Japan, it has been available a bit longer and through our friends and clients, we have a good amount of feedback already. Its top line is substantially thicker than other Miuras like the MC-501 (review HERE), but its still slightly thinner than average. Courtesy. Interestingly, the MB-101 has the same blade length as the MC-501 (review HERE) and TC-201 (review HERE), but the grooved area of the face is much smaller. By Tony Covey. The Miura CB57 irons are some of the most beautiful, best-feeling clubs available. 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