Featuring a blade-like clubhead with a small cavity and relatively narrow sole the Z 785 has more mass behind the sweetspot for improved versatility as well as a new Tour V.T. sole that improves turf interaction.
The Tour V.T. sole improves turf interaction as well. Both new models come standard with Nippon Modus steel shafts with a Miyazaki Kaula graphite shaft also available.
Like the Tour the Forged also features a “stability frame” design with a stronger toe area and topline for increased stability on off-center hits and a new more durable Pearl Brush finish.
Most players are content to use an off-the-rack putter or rarely consider having it customized for their build or stroke. We get it — putting is a slow-motion task that lacks the dynamics of lashing long-irons and woods.
However it’s also fair to say that the company’s handsome big sticks were somewhat known for being a bit shorter than those of some competitors due to slightly higher spin rates and a design aimed at more control.
In addition a Crown Step design lowers the CG allowing for improved launch characteristics. The Z F85 comes standard with a Project X HZRDUS Red 65 shaft and is available in 13.5° 15° and 18°.
And for those fans of the sneaky good Z U65 utility irons there’s a new and improved Z U85 version that functions equally well from both the fairway and the tee. So check out the new Z Series from Srixon – maybe one will find a place in your bag sooner than later.
The JPX 919 Tour is available in 3-PW in right hand only and can be fitted with a wide variety of premium no-upcharge shafts and grips.
Designed for discerning players that demand a soft forged feel enhanced workability as well as added distance and forgiveness both the Z 785 and Z 585 irons should make any traditionalist happy.
As one would expect from a Mizuno blade the 919 Tour features a Grain Flow Forged HD (high density) construction from1025 Elite carbon steel for the soft responsive feel aficionados demand.
That doesn’t make your flatstick immune to the benefits of clubfitting. In fact even a basic tweak of your putter’s most innocuous specs can pay huge dividends. Here’s what to keep your eye on courtesy of the fitting experts at True Spec Golf.
A slight draw bias is created by a removable weight located toward the heel of the clubhead that can also be used for swing weight customization but the Z 585 does not allow for loft lie or face angle adjustment.