Secretly, duffers believe they can pull off the kind of shots that win major championships. In order to hit those shots, even occasionally, mere mortals need to have confidence in their irons. For better players, the Nike VR Forged Pro Combo Irons marry what are essentially two sets of clubs. The three through six irons employ pocket-cavity backs – polymer fillings that give the clubs added distance and forgiveness – and the seven through pitching wedge rely on a split-cavity back for added control on short approaches. [$999; nike.com]
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