Conclusion: The revamped 2011 Titleist AP1 710 irons is something to behold. If you are a low to mid handicapper ready for a new set of irons to take you to the next level, give the AP1 a try.
Pros: The Titleist AP1 710 is a transitional set of irons made for the mid handicapper ready to commit to the game to become single-digit handicapper or lower. The nice thing about the 2011 AP1 is the still gets high marks for making good use of multiple materials, making this a nice feel club. The advancements from the 2009 AP1 are noticeable.
Cons: Maybe be a stretch for some players to fit into the design.
Summary: Titleist AP1 irons are advanced performance, multi-material, dual cavity irons providing great looks, feel, shot control and higher flight with forgiveness for the skilled and aspiring player.
Conclusion: Titleist AP1 710 Iron Set 4-GW with Steel Shafts The Titleist AP1 710 Iron Set 4-GW with Steel Shafts are the essence of advanced performance with multi-material, dual cavity forged irons that provide improved feel, great looks, shot control and higher flight with forgiveness for the avid to skilled golfer. The stock shaft is the Nippon NS Pro 105T and the stock grip is the Titleist Tour Velvet.
Summary: Titleist has traditionally manufactured clubs which catered for the better player and the AP1 is its first attempt at creating an iron which suits less accomplished players. It creates a nice balance between stability at the point of contact while allowing enough feel if you want to use it. Shots out of the middle were lon and straight.
Conclusion: Titleist says its AP1 irons are 'advanced performance, multi-material, dual cavity irons providing improved feel, great looks, shot control and higher flight with forgiveness for the avid to skilled golfer.' In a nutshell, even golfers with normally low self-esteem can suddenly use these clubs.
Pros: Buttery feel with higher flight
Cons: Not suited to those with very high handicaps