Premium irons guide: Callaway X22, TaylorMade Tour Preferred and Titleist AP2 irons

A review of some of the premium irons on the golf market, including Nike VR Split Cavity, Ping S57, Callaway X22, Mizuno MP 52, TaylorMade Tour Preferred and Titleist AP2.

Callaway X22 irons, £749 (S) £849(G)

Although the top edges has been made thinner it is not intimidating and the ball seems to spring off the face. Seems to have a huge hitting area:

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred irons, £599 (S) £699 (G)

The flight is penetrating and what you lose in forgiveness you make up

for in feedback and looks. We found these easy to shape shots with:

- TaylorMade Tour Preferred irons review - TaylorMade Tour Preferred irons gallery

Titleist AP2 irons, £775

The thicker topline and wider sole makes them easier to hit than other Titleist models. The minimum offset and clean look will appeal to good strikers:

- Titleist AP2 irons gallery - Titleist AP2 irons review

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