Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons

Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons

The Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons feature modern muscle technology, progressive trajectory, as well as forgiveness and workability.
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Vapor Pro Combo Irons

Modern Muscle. Precision + Power.



Building a better iron starts with listening to the voice of the athlete. When studying Tiger's blades, Nike’s Golf Development team noticed that the wear pattern was directly on the center of the club face, not trending towards the heel where the bulk of the club's weight is carried and where he could achieve a more efficient strike.
    ”We had this idea, if we moved the CG towards the center of the face that it would have more impact and more mass right behind the golf ball. And it worked. I was able to hit the ball a little bit further, it came off more solid, and the amazing thing is the ball flew better." – Tiger Woods
Working with Tiger to find a solution, the craftsmen at Nike started drilling holes towards the toe of his irons and filling it with a weighted tungsten plug; an approach that changed the club's CG, offering the purest hit possible and giving birth to what would eventually become Modern Muscle technology. Modern Muscle technology achieves the same adjustment in CG, but does so through geometry instead of a tungsten plug. This updated design method pushes weight to the toe of the club, shifting the center of gravity to the middle of the club face. The face-centered CG is right where it needs to be for optimum performance, precision, stability and ball speed.

Key Technology
  • Modern Muscle geometry balances the CG in the center of the face for maximum ball speed, the highest stability and the purest feel.
  • Ultra-fast Spring Steel faces amplify ball speed.
  • RZN cavity long irons (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) and muscle cavity short irons (8, 9, P, A) for the superior combination of stability and shot-shaping workability.
  • Weight distributed for high-flying long irons and piercing short irons.
  • Progressive sole widths with a beveled leading edge for forgiveness and enhanced versatility.
  • Machine milled X3X grooves for enhanced spin control and shot-to-shot consistency.
  • Forged 1025 carbon steel body in concert with RZN cavity for refined and consistent feedback.
  • Midsize profiles progress from long length, lower profile long irons, through to classic short irons.
Standard Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Pro
Standard Grip: Golf Pride Tour Velvet

Nike Vapor Pro Combo Irons Expert Review

Written By: Bob Gomavitz

Player Stats:
  • Age: 57
  • Handicap: 4.6
  • Years Playing Golf: 45
  • Being an absolute equipment junkie, I was approached by GolfDiscount.com to write reviews and share my findings with you. Having been chosen to write a number of Taylormade product reviews for GolfWRX.com I felt that this is an excellent opportunity to put my knowledge to use.

author-bob-gomavitz


The Takeaway

The Nike Vapor Pro Combo is exactly what it says it is. It combines the look and feel of a blade, but offers a more mid-sized head. With a thicker top line in the 2-7 irons, there is a small cavity hidden in the Modern Muscle that is filled with RZN, the same material that Nike uses in their golf balls. The longer irons have a machined face on a forged chassis, and the 8-PW are forged heads with a smaller muscle cavity.

Who's It For?

These irons are a great choice for scratch golfers, to mid-handicappers and improving golfers who want to increase their shot making abilities, receive increased feel from shot to shot, and want to control distances better than they would be able to with the even more forgiving game improvement heads.

Final Take

The 7 Irons was more on the blade side of of this combo set, with a very thin sole and cavity. The toe area was quite rounded and blended into a thin top line. The offset on the 7 Irons was minimal and for the most part the head sure looks like a blade. The feel was crisp and had excellent feedback to my hands on both mishits and solid shots. The ball flight was on the high side with average distance. If you are looking for a true combo set, this is one to look at.

Club Tested: 7-Iron; Shaft: Dynamic Gold Pro S300; Loft: 34°

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