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So I'm new to golf, but not completely. I do have some experience at the range and used to play about 4 times a year whilst in high school, I don't have an official handicap either. Since the end of last year I have been very interested in golf and enjoy the sport way more than I used to in the past. Going to the range and hitting a few balls feels relaxing and enjoyable thus I want to get more into the sport.
Now, gear...I went for a club fitting (irons) at my local golf shop (Cape Town) where we tested a few brands, shafts ect.
He fitted me with a club and changed the shaft and there we were, something that I could hit easily and felt great/consistent.
The club was a Mizuno JPX 850 with a Dynamic Gold X100 shaft, it felt very good.
Avg. stats with the club: 6 iron, club head speed 100mph, ball speed 133mph back spin ~5000rpm.
So these Mizunos felt great and the club fitter advised me that I have a good swing and should get a set of clubs that would suit a wide variety of handicaps as I might improve quick.
I would like some suggestions of cheaper alternative clubs to the Mizuno JPX 850 irons which cost R10 000.00, I'm on a budget of R6 000.00 so something 60% of their value but with the same feel would be perfect! Thank you in advance :)
Moderator, please delete my double post, the lag was strong