A friend of my fathers had an old Wilson Arnold Palmer "Autographed" 2 iron. I think it's from the 60's or 70's. I tried it at the range a few nights ago and hit it OK. So I took it out on the course. On shots where I wanted less then driver or 3W, I decided to try it. It's a tiny little head, have no clue about the shaft specs, but it's the easiest club I have ever hit. 225 with a tight draw, and a decent roll out. Why???? I am a 15 HCP, and you would think it would be a disaster.
I have noticed that when i have tried other more pro irons with smaller heads, I do hit them well. A tad shorter, yet I attribute some of that to the more forgiving models having supped up lofts.
I am just curious why it would be easier to hit such a tiny club compared to a big modern forgiving club of today.
Thanks for any light you can shed.