There’s a great way to get a set of irons that will be fun to play, turn heads, and hold their value.
The Golf Lab owns a collection of 300 sets of the best forged iron models from years past. When it comes to forged irons, there has been very little change since 1958. You can have a lot of fun playing the 1969 Wilson “Bullet Back” forged blades customized with modern shafts.
Rebuilding classic iron heads is the best, lowest cost way to get a great set of custom built clubs.
They don’t have to be old. It’s hard to say that Mizuno ever made a better head than the classic MP-60. We can build a set of those – excellent condition – with Tour-grade shafts – for $150 per club. The same goes for most other Mizuno styles – classic and current.
When “Playable Classic” heads are rebuilt with modern shafts to current specifications, you get the same performance as modern forgings. Mr. Miura himself expresses personal appreciation and respect for early Wilson, MacGregor and Hogan forgings.
If you would like to “try before you buy” – we have many sets of classic irons in our rental pool. Get your 69 Wilson “Bullet Backs” set up with modern Shimada Tour shafts. Or, if your favor graphite, try Ernie Vaderson’s great Snake Eyes model forged by Smith & Wesson.