Srixon I-302

Low handicappers will enjoy the classic look and solid striking on offer here

Srixon I302 irons thumb

SRIXON I-302 £599(s)

Design and Tech Benefits These irons will attract those in search of a classic, simple looking set. They won't give high handicappers much confidence but good ball strikers should like the uncomplicated look. The 'Tour Back Cavity' is varied from long to short iron to provide forgiveness and control in appropriate measures. Deeper long iron cavities should provide you with some very helpful forgiveness.

GM VERDICT They offer the sort of solid strike that will attract low handicappers and a level of forgiveness that shouldn't alienate any mid handicappers. If you're in the hunt for a new set you'll enjoy hitting these. They look great, perform well throughout the set aren't prohibitively expensive.

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Neil Tappin
Neil Tappin

Neil has worked for Golf Monthly for over 15-years. Originally working with the best coaches in the UK to produce instruction content, he is now the brand's Digital Editor and covers everything from Tour player interviews to gear reviews. Neil is currently a 3-handicap golfer who has played the game for as long as he can remember. In his role at Golf Monthly, he has covered equipment launches that date back well over a decade. He clearly remembers the launch of the Callaway and Nike square drivers as well as the white TaylorMade driver families, such as the RocketBallz! If you take a look at the Golf Monthly YouTube channel, you'll see his equipment videos dating back over a decade! He has also conducted 'What's In The Bag' interviews with many of the game's best players like Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm. Over the years, Neil has tested a vast array of products in each category and at drastically different price-points. 

In his current role, Neil is responsible for testing all new drivers and is part of a team testing golf balls. He is able to compare performance between models, brands and generations. For 2022 he thinks the main trend in drivers is: "In a word, consistency. Whilst all the brands talking about ball speed (and the new drivers are certainly long), my biggest finding has been how much more consistent the ball flights are. Mishits don't seem to be causing the same level of drop-off or increase in the spin numbers. This means that more shots seem to be flying the way you want them to!"


Neil is currently playing: Driver: Titleist TSi3 Fairway Wood: Titleist TSi2 Hybrid: Titleist TS3 Irons (4-9): Mizuno JPX 919 Forged Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 46˚, 50˚, 54˚, 60˚ Putter: Odyssey Triple Track Ten Ball: Titleist Pro V1X