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    Beginner irons for 13 year old

    My 13 year old son (14 in August) is finally looking for his first set of proper irons. I don't want to get junior irons as he will outgrow them quickly, but am wondering what would be the best option starting out. I have considered Benross Maxspeed 2 or 10 irons as they are very forgiving or the Progen Haema irons. Both retail around £120 which is the sort of budget I am looking at initially. Any other sets I may have overlooked?

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Benross make some fantastic equipment at a fraction of the cost of the more well known brands. You won't go far wrong with their irons.
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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaizer_Soze View Post
    Benross make some fantastic equipment at a fraction of the cost of the more well known brands. You won't go far wrong with their irons.
    Cheers, I must admit, I was veering that way! I used to play Ripspeed 2 and they were lovely feel irons. Maxspeed ultra forgiving and they will last him until he is ready to make the next step

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    I have just bought my 13 year old son a used set of cobra bio cell irons only a year old

    He loves them and they were under £150

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by dankiz View Post
    My 13 year old son (14 in August) is finally looking for his first set of proper irons. I don't want to get junior irons as he will outgrow them quickly, but am wondering what would be the best option starting out. I have considered Benross Maxspeed 2 or 10 irons as they are very forgiving or the Progen Haema irons. Both retail around £120 which is the sort of budget I am looking at initially. Any other sets I may have overlooked?
    Shouldn't you discuss with your son ??
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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by gmhubble View Post
    I have just bought my 13 year old son a used set of cobra bio cell irons only a year old

    He loves them and they were under £150
    Sounds like a deal. How forgiving are the biocells?

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Well having moved from the us kids set he is doing great - I have hit them and they are great GI/SGI clubs

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by gmhubble View Post
    Well having moved from the us kids set he is doing great - I have hit them and they are great GI/SGI clubs
    Great stuff, thanks for replying

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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    I've got the Maxspeed 2 irons (with a couple of hot speed wedges, so I'm 5-LW "speed 2") and I bloody love them. Can't recommend them highly enough.

    There's a Pro shop on ebay knocking out the old Speed2/10 ranges for next to nothing. Rip 10 5-PW for £129 or something silly recently. I bought the Rip Speed 10 driver I'm now using from him. Probably worth sending him a message and see if he'd do a deal on irons, driver and fairway/hybrid, then nip into your local pro shop and get some cut down shafts while keeping the ones in at the moment for when he grows a bit?
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    Re: Beginner irons for 13 year old

    Quote Originally Posted by ArnoldArmChewer View Post
    Shouldn't you discuss with your son ??
    lol,he is involved in all discussions!

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