Using Cleveland CG4 irons to achieve a better launch and control

 

The newly introduced Cleveland CG4 irons are designed with a low and deep center of gravity and a high moment of inertia, both qualities that help mid- and high handicappers achieve a better launch and control. Qualities of the CMM metal also provide greater shock absorption at impact.    

The one thing these irons offer in great abundance is–”FEEL.” They are quite forgiving as well, but w/these–”The Feel is the thing.” If no one in a golf shop bothered to tell you that they weren’t forged, you might never be able to guess that they are actually cast from a new proprietary alloy that Cleveland came up with. This is metallurgical research at its very best. 

The company line on this “CMM-Carbon Matrix Material” that the clubs are cast from is that it creates…” a metal that is 10% lighter and 15% softer than traditional carbon steel.” After hitting these clubs and golf club sets, I am inclined to agree. As usual w/game improvement clubs, the weight that is saved is redistributed around the perimeter and the sole made wider to provide more forgiveness, lower the center of gravity, and providea greater MOI. The light-density properties of CMM metal allowed designers at Cleveland Golf to redistribute 25 grams of discretionary weight to the most critical areas of the clubhead for optimum performance. CMM metal contains 17 times more carbon than traditional carbon steel, which not only leads to greater vibration absorption, but also gives these irons a softer feel at impact.

 The overall design of the Cleveland CG4 irons, combined with the benefits of CMM metal, has helped create irons with an exceptionally low and deep center of gravity (CG) and a moment of inertia (MOI) that is higher than any other golf iron sets in its class. The wider sole and cavity-back design of these irons also gives them both increased stability at impact and an even larger sweet spot for added forgiveness on off-center shots.

Other game-improvement features on the Cleveland CG4 irons include a wider sole for stability through impact. And, of course, the CG4 irons make use of a cavity back design. Compared with Ping G15, it maybe a good idea for you to get one set in a golf shop and at it to your bag.

On my latest quest for irons this past season, I have tried well over 100 different kinds. No kidding, at least 100. Admittedly, many of them never made it past the first swat at the swing monitor, but along the way, in search of both feel and distance, I stumbled across many an interesting set. These particular irons made a serious bid for a spot in my bag. Except for cleveland cg4 irons.

we mentioned the feel in previous paragraph. However,”The Feel is the thing.” If no one bothered to tell you that they weren’t forged, you might never be able to guess that they are actually cast from a new proprietary alloy that Cleveland came up with. This is metallurgical research at its very best.

The CG4 is the newest iron offering from Cleveland as they continue to gradually shift from the TA (Tour Action) naming of their clubs to the new CG line. The CG4 comes in to the line basically as a replacement for the TA6/TA7.

I think Cleveland will have a tough sell on their hands with the Cleveland CG4 Irons. Although it feels great, the bulky size and large offset will turn-off the better player as will the Action Lite shafts. Upgraded shafts are available but for a price. The price tag on the CG4 iron is way too high for the average player. These are a premium priced iron that lack a lot of the technology that competitors game improvement clubs have. They do have a great feel but in my experience this is low on the list of priorities for a lot of mid and high handicappers. The biggest challenge with the CG4 iron is trying to figure out just who it is designed for.

I think Cleveland will have a tough sell on their hands with the Cleveland CG4 Irons. Although it feels great, the bulky size and large offset will turn-off the better player as will the Action Lite shafts. Upgraded shafts are available but for a price. The price tag on the CG4 iron is way too high for the average player.

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