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    Navart got a reaction from tdroma98 in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from Beakbryce in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    - Introduction: 
    First, I want to send out a huge thank you to MGS Forum staff and @Caley for giving me the opportunity to test out and review this set of irons. I never thought I would get to be a part of these reviews, so when the staff reached out, there was no way that I could turn them down. I am very excited about the opportunity to try out the Caley 01 irons, I not sure without this opportunity, I’d ever get a chance to test out one of these direct to consumer golf sets. Not sure I could pull the trigger on a set of clubs that I can’t at least hit in a bay before deciding to purchase. 

    - Who am I? 

    Hello spies, my name is Jeff Ross. I live in Radford, VA along with my beautiful wife Jill and my 7-year-old son Liam. I am a bingo supply salesman in Virginia and West Virginia. I enjoy spending time traveling with my family, fishing, golf, working out and the outdoors. I'm a die hard UNC Tarheels fan, this where my screenname uncross derives from. I’ve lived in a golf course community for the last 3 years but unfortunately, I have never played the course, but plan on playing it soon, its a beautiful course.
    Pete Dye River Course -

     
     
    I started playing golf when I was in college in the late 90’s. Although I played a lot, I never really improved very much. I just enjoyed playing with my buddies and never took the game too seriously. I gave up about a dozen years or so after getting married and moving back to Southwest Virginia. I started fishing more and more, and really got into bass fishing tournaments for several years. 

    - My current game. 

    A few months ago, I decided to take my son on a round of golf with my dad for some quality grandpa time! Liam only made about 7 holes, but in those 7 holes I found the passion for the sport that I hadn’t felt in a long time. I decided to give golf another try. It is also awesome playing with my dad and spending so much more time with him that I probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to without being together on the course. 

    I'm joining the golf course in my hometown and planning on playing a lot of golf in 2024.
    Blue Ridge Country Club-

    My game is definitely a work in progress! I have around a 20 handicap, but don’t think I’ve played a round yet since starting back without at least a few mulligans. Driver is my biggest struggle on the course. My only confident club is my 56-degree wedge.  My struggles with my irons are a push fade to the right or topping the ball

     
     
    - Testing Plans 
    I hope to get a chance to test these irons out as much as possible. I plan on renting a trackman bay a couple times to get as much data as I can with it being winter and the holidays. I hope to get out on the course a couple times or more during this testing process. I will be focused mainly on seeing how they compare to my 20-year-old TaylorMade RAC OS irons. 
    1) Consistency- especially on distance for each club.  Making sure that the ball goes relatively the same distance on every shot  and not once in a while there is a ball that goes 15-20 yards farther than the previous 10 shots or so with the same club.
    2) Ball Flight- I really like a high ball flight with my irons. 
    3) Feel and Sound 
    4) Forgiveness – How bad are my mishits.  

    - What will it take to earn a spot in my bag 
    If the Caley 01 are more consistent and forgiving than my current TaylorMade irons, they will definitely get a shot at staying in my bag. The biggest factors will be how forgiving they are on mishits and how many more greens I can hit. The bottom line is that if they help me lower my scores, they will be in my bag. I also have a set of Ping G430’s on the way for Christmas, so I will get to do all this testing again after the Holidays! 
    - Unboxing and First Impressions - (16/20)
     
    I've been waiting like a kid at Christmas for the Caley 01's to arrive!  Unfortunately the day I arrived I was swamped with youth sports and licensing forms for an upcoming merger.  So the unboxing had to wait until the following day.

    When finally getting a chance to tear into the box, I was stunned at the aesthetics of these irons.  They are stunning! I love the minimalist design and appearance.  I was truly impressed with how these looked out of the box.

    Even thought these irons had been previously test, and I didn't get pull all the plastic wrappings off of them, I felt like Christmas had come early!  


    These irons truly look stunning in hand, at address, and in the bag!


    First Impressions -
    When the MySpy forum guys contacted me about testing some Caley irons, it couldn't have been a worse time for me to do a test and review, but I was taught at a young age to never let an opportunity pass you by, you never know what it might lead to, so I said yes I would love to do it.  This was my first testing opportunity as well as my fist interaction with any DTC golf clubs.
    Honestly I had never heard of Caley golf or the 01 irons, but did as much research as I could after excepting the review.  I watched several YouTube videos and read what reviews I could find.  Everything I read and watched  were really positive. 

    First Impressions
    When I opened the box, my first thoughts were wow!, these are nice looking clubs.  They are just smooth, a very clean look.  Much nicer that I would have ever expected at this price point.  To me they look much more expensive and look closer to a players irons that most of the game improvement irons that I have been looking at in stores.  I really think they would sell a lot more of these if the average person could put their hands and eyes on them before they purchased them.  I posted pictures on Facebook and had several people asking about them.






    Initial Thoughts
    So far after a few testing opportunities, I'm not sure that I could be too much more impressed with these irons so far.  The looks are amazing! The feel is very soft with a low click sound, dispersions have been better that my current gamers, Distance for most clubs is a little farther than my TaylorMade Rac Os irons.  Here are some of the statements made by Caley golf on their website and social medial and how well those statements have held up with my testing so far.

     
    - Super Easy To Hit
    So far in limited testing, I have found the irons easy to hit, especially 7 iron through pw.  I am really struggling with with 4, 5, and 6 irons right now. 
    - Lightning Fast Ball Speeds
    I'm not sure how to calculate lightning fast ball speeds but for the most part, I have found higher speeds with the Caley 01 irons than with my current irons

    - Pin Point Accuracy 
    With my golf swing, no club will have pin point accuracy, but so far I have been more than impressed with the accuracy of these Caley 01 irons.  Most of the trackman dispersion charts were much better with the Caley's. Below are the 8 iron and 9 iron comparison between the Rac Os and the Caley 01 irons.  The 1 round of nine holes that I have played on the course with the Caley irons was very impressive for me.  I hit 3 greens in regulation and scored 4 strokes below my average on the front 9 at my home course since starting back into golf several months ago.
    8 Iron dispersion Caley Blue Rac Yellow

    9 iron dispersion Caley Green, Rac Blue

    - Explosive distance
    On most clubs so far, the Caley 01's have carried a tad farther than the Rac OS, but I'm not quite sure I would consider it explosive.

    - Extreme Forgiveness
    I would say that so far I agree with the forgiveness on irons 7-pw.  They are by far the most forgiving irons that I have ever hit.  Still having trouble with the long irons.
    - High Launch
    Trackman data was pretty similar to my Rac os irons.
    -Soft Feel
    Very soft feel with a quiet click sound on contact
     
    Few Concerns. (Where I subtracted points) 
    My first concern is ho badly I am hitting the long irons.  Worse than I normally hit my RAC 5 and 6 irons.  This could be me and my swing and just limited swings with these irons, but at this point its a little concerning.
    Number 2 could be me being a little picky, but I do worry a little about the durability of the irons.  I was not the first tester of this set of clubs, and when they arrived they had a few dings and scratches on them that looked deeper that anything on my 20 year old Rac's.  Also just cosmetic but the paint is coming off of several of the numbers on the irons


    Overall, I am really impressed with these irons so far, especially the value at only $549 
    - AESTHETICS (9/10)
    These clubs are stunning to look at! The best descriptive I can come up with is just very clean appearance.  I really like the minimalist approach to these irons.  They look great in the bag, in my hands and at address during shots.  I prefer the appearance of the Caley 01 irons over my TaylorMade Rac Os irons and my Ping g430's.


    The Caley 01 irons have an appearance of a players iron to me.  They are similar in appearance to some of the other popular direct to consumer iron sets out on the market.  The Caley 01 irons are a tad smaller than my TaylorMade irons, but with an equally thick top line.


     


    The Caley 01 irons have a very soft feel off the face.  Definitely notice a difference if the feel of a center struck ball compared to one off the heel or toe.  Sound off the club is a nice quiet click. 
    -The Numbers (9/10)
    I was blown away by the performance of the Caley 01 irons during the simulator sessions.  The irons were easy to hit and performed much better that I expected. 
    -Accuracy
    The Caley irons made it easy, even for a golfer like myself to hit the target, or at least in the area of the target.  The dispersion charts with the Caley 01 irons were some of the best that I have ever had.  
    Caley 01 8 iron

    Caley 01 9 iron

    -Distance
    Distance for me with the Caley 01 irons was on Par with my TaylorMade Rac irons.  I didn't notice much of a difference in the two.  Distances were consistent, There were not any flyers that went 20 + yards farther than the other shots.
    9 iron dispersion chart Rac os vs Caley 01
     
    -Trajectory 
    I would rate the Caley irons as Mid trajectory.  I did not seem to hit them quite as high as my current irons.
    PW Trajectory Chart (Caley blue - TaylorMade red)

     
    - Forgiveness and Control
    Forgiveness and control are the areas where these clubs shine.  Miss hits off the heel or toe didn't end up far off target and the distance didn't seem to drop off.  I found these iron very easy to hit.  Point and shoot, make a good swing and hit your target.
    The only point I took off was for the 4 and 5 irons.  I struggled to hit them at all in the simulator.  Very poor strikes, no distance and far right dispersion.
    -On-Course (18 out of 20)
    Performance in the simulator sessions carried over nicely on the course.  The forgiveness of the irons were the best that I have ever hit.  I hit far more greens than I did with my previous gamer irons.  My misses were much closer to the green also .  Still had lots of fat chunks and tops, but that is just bad swings on my part.
    I played rounds hitting multiple shots from the same distance with both the Caley 01 irons and my current gamer irons.  The forgiveness and  accuracy of the Caley 01 irons would have saved me several shots a round compared to my current games.
    One again the only negative is the trouble with the long irons carried over to on course issues also.  I really struggled to hit the 4 and 5 irons at all.  Dead right or thin and short .
    -The Good, the bad, the in-between (20 out of 20)
    Caley's website describes the 01 series of irons as the perfect blend of precision, power and feel for golfers of all levels. Performance benefits: explosive distance, extreme forgiveness, 

    The good-
    Priced at only $549, the Caley 01 irons are an exceptional value in my opinion.  They are a stunning set of irons, I posted pictures of them on Facebook and had several people inquiring about them.  I found them them extremely easy to hit. In terms of the OEM claims on the good side:
    - Extreme forgiveness.  I found this to be one of the best qualities so far with the irons.  They have been much more forgiving than my current gamers.  Miss hits are near the the target and no where near as far right.
    - Soft Feel.  I really like the feel of these irons.  In my opinion they are very soft for a game improvement iron.  They have a nice soft feel on contact with a light click sound.
    - Spin Control.  Not sure if a player of my abilities controls the spin or not, but these irons seem to have a lot of spin.  I landed one shot on the green 10-15 yards and spun it back completely off the green from 150 yards out.  I've never put that kind of back spin on the ball before.
    The in-between- 
    - Explosive distance.  I found the distance good with the Caley irons but I wouldn't quite call it explosive.  Distance was very similar to my current gamer irons.
    - High launch.  Once again I think the launch is ok, but ball flight doesn't seem to be quite as high as my current gamer irons.  
    The Bad- 
    The only thing I can really say that could possibly be bad about the irons is that mine had some paint coming off of some of the numbers and some of the dings and scratches from the previous tester makes me a little concerned about the durability of the Caley 01 irons.
     
    - Play it or Trade it? (20 out of 20)
    The Caley 01 irons are definitely a play it for me.  With the forgiveness and ease of hitting, that have brought confidence to myself at address for iron shots.  These irons are the easiest irons that I have ever had in my hands.  The forgiveness of them makes me a better golfer and is helping me lower my scores.   They are a great value at only $549 for the set.  I can't speak for any other kind of golfer other than myself, but they are a great set for a high handicapper or beginner.
     
    -Conclusion
    When I received the opportunity to review these irons, I thought to myself, who really wants to read a review from someone who is just getting back into golf after a dozen years or so and is a pretty bad golfer.  I hope people who are similar high handicappers like myself.  The Caley 01 irons are a perfect set for someone starting out, someone just getting back into the game like myself or anyone else who needs a very forgiving set of irons. The Caley 01 irons checked every box for me.  Aesthetically they are clean and stunning to look at.  Performance wise, these irons have me playing better.  They are extremely forgiving and easy to hit.  The irons produce good distance with lots of spin and a soft feel.  I wasn't sure what to expect from a direct to consumer product that I hadn't previously heard of, but for a game improvement set of irons, I feel Caley has knocked it out of the park.  They are also an extremely good value at $549.
     -Final Score (92 out of 100)
    -Posts, Reviews, Updates-
    First Testing on Trackman - Dec 21
    First on the Course testing - Dec 23
    Update Dec 25
    Initial Thoughts - Jan 1
    Simulator Jan 10
    On the Course - Jan 27
    On the Course - Feb 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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    Navart got a reaction from GolfSpy_SHARK in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from sirchunksalot in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from BallsLeon in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from GolfSpy SAM in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from Shrek74 in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from Shlax in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from russtopherb in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from Vegan_Golfer_PNW in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    RED ALERT! 
    One day back from vacation and I woke up to a FedEx notification that the 01 irons are out for delivery today! Nothing better to nip the post vacation blues in the bud than looking forward to unboxing and sharing these beauties with y'all.
    In the meantime please enjoy photos of our trip to Norway
     



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    Navart got a reaction from GolfSpy SAM in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    Two large buckets... hit that ice bath, @Shlax! 🤣
    I will be out of the country for a little over a week here folks but plan to add a couple photos when I can! I have a feeling the modern minimalist aesthetic of these clubs is gonna have me missing the trip but so pumped to break them in when they get delivered! 
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    Navart got a reaction from ejgaudette in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    - Introduction: 
    First, I want to send out a huge thank you to MGS Forum staff and @Caley for giving me the opportunity to test out and review this set of irons. I never thought I would get to be a part of these reviews, so when the staff reached out, there was no way that I could turn them down. I am very excited about the opportunity to try out the Caley 01 irons, I not sure without this opportunity, I’d ever get a chance to test out one of these direct to consumer golf sets. Not sure I could pull the trigger on a set of clubs that I can’t at least hit in a bay before deciding to purchase. 

    - Who am I? 

    Hello spies, my name is Jeff Ross. I live in Radford, VA along with my beautiful wife Jill and my 7-year-old son Liam. I am a bingo supply salesman in Virginia and West Virginia. I enjoy spending time traveling with my family, fishing, golf, working out and the outdoors. I'm a die hard UNC Tarheels fan, this where my screenname uncross derives from. I’ve lived in a golf course community for the last 3 years but unfortunately, I have never played the course, but plan on playing it soon, its a beautiful course.
    Pete Dye River Course -

     
     
    I started playing golf when I was in college in the late 90’s. Although I played a lot, I never really improved very much. I just enjoyed playing with my buddies and never took the game too seriously. I gave up about a dozen years or so after getting married and moving back to Southwest Virginia. I started fishing more and more, and really got into bass fishing tournaments for several years. 

    - My current game. 

    A few months ago, I decided to take my son on a round of golf with my dad for some quality grandpa time! Liam only made about 7 holes, but in those 7 holes I found the passion for the sport that I hadn’t felt in a long time. I decided to give golf another try. It is also awesome playing with my dad and spending so much more time with him that I probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to without being together on the course. 

    I'm joining the golf course in my hometown and planning on playing a lot of golf in 2024.
    Blue Ridge Country Club-

    My game is definitely a work in progress! I have around a 20 handicap, but don’t think I’ve played a round yet since starting back without at least a few mulligans. Driver is my biggest struggle on the course. My only confident club is my 56-degree wedge.  My struggles with my irons are a push fade to the right or topping the ball

     
     
    - Testing Plans 
    I hope to get a chance to test these irons out as much as possible. I plan on renting a trackman bay a couple times to get as much data as I can with it being winter and the holidays. I hope to get out on the course a couple times or more during this testing process. I will be focused mainly on seeing how they compare to my 20-year-old TaylorMade RAC OS irons. 
    1) Consistency- especially on distance for each club.  Making sure that the ball goes relatively the same distance on every shot  and not once in a while there is a ball that goes 15-20 yards farther than the previous 10 shots or so with the same club.
    2) Ball Flight- I really like a high ball flight with my irons. 
    3) Feel and Sound 
    4) Forgiveness – How bad are my mishits.  

    - What will it take to earn a spot in my bag 
    If the Caley 01 are more consistent and forgiving than my current TaylorMade irons, they will definitely get a shot at staying in my bag. The biggest factors will be how forgiving they are on mishits and how many more greens I can hit. The bottom line is that if they help me lower my scores, they will be in my bag. I also have a set of Ping G430’s on the way for Christmas, so I will get to do all this testing again after the Holidays! 
    - Unboxing and First Impressions - (16/20)
     
    I've been waiting like a kid at Christmas for the Caley 01's to arrive!  Unfortunately the day I arrived I was swamped with youth sports and licensing forms for an upcoming merger.  So the unboxing had to wait until the following day.

    When finally getting a chance to tear into the box, I was stunned at the aesthetics of these irons.  They are stunning! I love the minimalist design and appearance.  I was truly impressed with how these looked out of the box.

    Even thought these irons had been previously test, and I didn't get pull all the plastic wrappings off of them, I felt like Christmas had come early!  


    These irons truly look stunning in hand, at address, and in the bag!


    First Impressions -
    When the MySpy forum guys contacted me about testing some Caley irons, it couldn't have been a worse time for me to do a test and review, but I was taught at a young age to never let an opportunity pass you by, you never know what it might lead to, so I said yes I would love to do it.  This was my first testing opportunity as well as my fist interaction with any DTC golf clubs.
    Honestly I had never heard of Caley golf or the 01 irons, but did as much research as I could after excepting the review.  I watched several YouTube videos and read what reviews I could find.  Everything I read and watched  were really positive. 

    First Impressions
    When I opened the box, my first thoughts were wow!, these are nice looking clubs.  They are just smooth, a very clean look.  Much nicer that I would have ever expected at this price point.  To me they look much more expensive and look closer to a players irons that most of the game improvement irons that I have been looking at in stores.  I really think they would sell a lot more of these if the average person could put their hands and eyes on them before they purchased them.  I posted pictures on Facebook and had several people asking about them.






    Initial Thoughts
    So far after a few testing opportunities, I'm not sure that I could be too much more impressed with these irons so far.  The looks are amazing! The feel is very soft with a low click sound, dispersions have been better that my current gamers, Distance for most clubs is a little farther than my TaylorMade Rac Os irons.  Here are some of the statements made by Caley golf on their website and social medial and how well those statements have held up with my testing so far.

     
    - Super Easy To Hit
    So far in limited testing, I have found the irons easy to hit, especially 7 iron through pw.  I am really struggling with with 4, 5, and 6 irons right now. 
    - Lightning Fast Ball Speeds
    I'm not sure how to calculate lightning fast ball speeds but for the most part, I have found higher speeds with the Caley 01 irons than with my current irons

    - Pin Point Accuracy 
    With my golf swing, no club will have pin point accuracy, but so far I have been more than impressed with the accuracy of these Caley 01 irons.  Most of the trackman dispersion charts were much better with the Caley's. Below are the 8 iron and 9 iron comparison between the Rac Os and the Caley 01 irons.  The 1 round of nine holes that I have played on the course with the Caley irons was very impressive for me.  I hit 3 greens in regulation and scored 4 strokes below my average on the front 9 at my home course since starting back into golf several months ago.
    8 Iron dispersion Caley Blue Rac Yellow

    9 iron dispersion Caley Green, Rac Blue

    - Explosive distance
    On most clubs so far, the Caley 01's have carried a tad farther than the Rac OS, but I'm not quite sure I would consider it explosive.

    - Extreme Forgiveness
    I would say that so far I agree with the forgiveness on irons 7-pw.  They are by far the most forgiving irons that I have ever hit.  Still having trouble with the long irons.
    - High Launch
    Trackman data was pretty similar to my Rac os irons.
    -Soft Feel
    Very soft feel with a quiet click sound on contact
     
    Few Concerns. (Where I subtracted points) 
    My first concern is ho badly I am hitting the long irons.  Worse than I normally hit my RAC 5 and 6 irons.  This could be me and my swing and just limited swings with these irons, but at this point its a little concerning.
    Number 2 could be me being a little picky, but I do worry a little about the durability of the irons.  I was not the first tester of this set of clubs, and when they arrived they had a few dings and scratches on them that looked deeper that anything on my 20 year old Rac's.  Also just cosmetic but the paint is coming off of several of the numbers on the irons


    Overall, I am really impressed with these irons so far, especially the value at only $549 
    - AESTHETICS (9/10)
    These clubs are stunning to look at! The best descriptive I can come up with is just very clean appearance.  I really like the minimalist approach to these irons.  They look great in the bag, in my hands and at address during shots.  I prefer the appearance of the Caley 01 irons over my TaylorMade Rac Os irons and my Ping g430's.


    The Caley 01 irons have an appearance of a players iron to me.  They are similar in appearance to some of the other popular direct to consumer iron sets out on the market.  The Caley 01 irons are a tad smaller than my TaylorMade irons, but with an equally thick top line.


     


    The Caley 01 irons have a very soft feel off the face.  Definitely notice a difference if the feel of a center struck ball compared to one off the heel or toe.  Sound off the club is a nice quiet click. 
    -The Numbers (9/10)
    I was blown away by the performance of the Caley 01 irons during the simulator sessions.  The irons were easy to hit and performed much better that I expected. 
    -Accuracy
    The Caley irons made it easy, even for a golfer like myself to hit the target, or at least in the area of the target.  The dispersion charts with the Caley 01 irons were some of the best that I have ever had.  
    Caley 01 8 iron

    Caley 01 9 iron

    -Distance
    Distance for me with the Caley 01 irons was on Par with my TaylorMade Rac irons.  I didn't notice much of a difference in the two.  Distances were consistent, There were not any flyers that went 20 + yards farther than the other shots.
    9 iron dispersion chart Rac os vs Caley 01
     
    -Trajectory 
    I would rate the Caley irons as Mid trajectory.  I did not seem to hit them quite as high as my current irons.
    PW Trajectory Chart (Caley blue - TaylorMade red)

     
    - Forgiveness and Control
    Forgiveness and control are the areas where these clubs shine.  Miss hits off the heel or toe didn't end up far off target and the distance didn't seem to drop off.  I found these iron very easy to hit.  Point and shoot, make a good swing and hit your target.
    The only point I took off was for the 4 and 5 irons.  I struggled to hit them at all in the simulator.  Very poor strikes, no distance and far right dispersion.
    -On-Course (18 out of 20)
    Performance in the simulator sessions carried over nicely on the course.  The forgiveness of the irons were the best that I have ever hit.  I hit far more greens than I did with my previous gamer irons.  My misses were much closer to the green also .  Still had lots of fat chunks and tops, but that is just bad swings on my part.
    I played rounds hitting multiple shots from the same distance with both the Caley 01 irons and my current gamer irons.  The forgiveness and  accuracy of the Caley 01 irons would have saved me several shots a round compared to my current games.
    One again the only negative is the trouble with the long irons carried over to on course issues also.  I really struggled to hit the 4 and 5 irons at all.  Dead right or thin and short .
    -The Good, the bad, the in-between (20 out of 20)
    Caley's website describes the 01 series of irons as the perfect blend of precision, power and feel for golfers of all levels. Performance benefits: explosive distance, extreme forgiveness, 

    The good-
    Priced at only $549, the Caley 01 irons are an exceptional value in my opinion.  They are a stunning set of irons, I posted pictures of them on Facebook and had several people inquiring about them.  I found them them extremely easy to hit. In terms of the OEM claims on the good side:
    - Extreme forgiveness.  I found this to be one of the best qualities so far with the irons.  They have been much more forgiving than my current gamers.  Miss hits are near the the target and no where near as far right.
    - Soft Feel.  I really like the feel of these irons.  In my opinion they are very soft for a game improvement iron.  They have a nice soft feel on contact with a light click sound.
    - Spin Control.  Not sure if a player of my abilities controls the spin or not, but these irons seem to have a lot of spin.  I landed one shot on the green 10-15 yards and spun it back completely off the green from 150 yards out.  I've never put that kind of back spin on the ball before.
    The in-between- 
    - Explosive distance.  I found the distance good with the Caley irons but I wouldn't quite call it explosive.  Distance was very similar to my current gamer irons.
    - High launch.  Once again I think the launch is ok, but ball flight doesn't seem to be quite as high as my current gamer irons.  
    The Bad- 
    The only thing I can really say that could possibly be bad about the irons is that mine had some paint coming off of some of the numbers and some of the dings and scratches from the previous tester makes me a little concerned about the durability of the Caley 01 irons.
     
    - Play it or Trade it? (20 out of 20)
    The Caley 01 irons are definitely a play it for me.  With the forgiveness and ease of hitting, that have brought confidence to myself at address for iron shots.  These irons are the easiest irons that I have ever had in my hands.  The forgiveness of them makes me a better golfer and is helping me lower my scores.   They are a great value at only $549 for the set.  I can't speak for any other kind of golfer other than myself, but they are a great set for a high handicapper or beginner.
     
    -Conclusion
    When I received the opportunity to review these irons, I thought to myself, who really wants to read a review from someone who is just getting back into golf after a dozen years or so and is a pretty bad golfer.  I hope people who are similar high handicappers like myself.  The Caley 01 irons are a perfect set for someone starting out, someone just getting back into the game like myself or anyone else who needs a very forgiving set of irons. The Caley 01 irons checked every box for me.  Aesthetically they are clean and stunning to look at.  Performance wise, these irons have me playing better.  They are extremely forgiving and easy to hit.  The irons produce good distance with lots of spin and a soft feel.  I wasn't sure what to expect from a direct to consumer product that I hadn't previously heard of, but for a game improvement set of irons, I feel Caley has knocked it out of the park.  They are also an extremely good value at $549.
     -Final Score (92 out of 100)
    -Posts, Reviews, Updates-
    First Testing on Trackman - Dec 21
    First on the Course testing - Dec 23
    Update Dec 25
    Initial Thoughts - Jan 1
    Simulator Jan 10
    On the Course - Jan 27
    On the Course - Feb 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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    - Introduction: 
    First, I want to send out a huge thank you to MGS Forum staff and @Caley for giving me the opportunity to test out and review this set of irons. I never thought I would get to be a part of these reviews, so when the staff reached out, there was no way that I could turn them down. I am very excited about the opportunity to try out the Caley 01 irons, I not sure without this opportunity, I’d ever get a chance to test out one of these direct to consumer golf sets. Not sure I could pull the trigger on a set of clubs that I can’t at least hit in a bay before deciding to purchase. 

    - Who am I? 

    Hello spies, my name is Jeff Ross. I live in Radford, VA along with my beautiful wife Jill and my 7-year-old son Liam. I am a bingo supply salesman in Virginia and West Virginia. I enjoy spending time traveling with my family, fishing, golf, working out and the outdoors. I'm a die hard UNC Tarheels fan, this where my screenname uncross derives from. I’ve lived in a golf course community for the last 3 years but unfortunately, I have never played the course, but plan on playing it soon, its a beautiful course.
    Pete Dye River Course -

     
     
    I started playing golf when I was in college in the late 90’s. Although I played a lot, I never really improved very much. I just enjoyed playing with my buddies and never took the game too seriously. I gave up about a dozen years or so after getting married and moving back to Southwest Virginia. I started fishing more and more, and really got into bass fishing tournaments for several years. 

    - My current game. 

    A few months ago, I decided to take my son on a round of golf with my dad for some quality grandpa time! Liam only made about 7 holes, but in those 7 holes I found the passion for the sport that I hadn’t felt in a long time. I decided to give golf another try. It is also awesome playing with my dad and spending so much more time with him that I probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to without being together on the course. 

    I'm joining the golf course in my hometown and planning on playing a lot of golf in 2024.
    Blue Ridge Country Club-

    My game is definitely a work in progress! I have around a 20 handicap, but don’t think I’ve played a round yet since starting back without at least a few mulligans. Driver is my biggest struggle on the course. My only confident club is my 56-degree wedge.  My struggles with my irons are a push fade to the right or topping the ball

     
     
    - Testing Plans 
    I hope to get a chance to test these irons out as much as possible. I plan on renting a trackman bay a couple times to get as much data as I can with it being winter and the holidays. I hope to get out on the course a couple times or more during this testing process. I will be focused mainly on seeing how they compare to my 20-year-old TaylorMade RAC OS irons. 
    1) Consistency- especially on distance for each club.  Making sure that the ball goes relatively the same distance on every shot  and not once in a while there is a ball that goes 15-20 yards farther than the previous 10 shots or so with the same club.
    2) Ball Flight- I really like a high ball flight with my irons. 
    3) Feel and Sound 
    4) Forgiveness – How bad are my mishits.  

    - What will it take to earn a spot in my bag 
    If the Caley 01 are more consistent and forgiving than my current TaylorMade irons, they will definitely get a shot at staying in my bag. The biggest factors will be how forgiving they are on mishits and how many more greens I can hit. The bottom line is that if they help me lower my scores, they will be in my bag. I also have a set of Ping G430’s on the way for Christmas, so I will get to do all this testing again after the Holidays! 
    - Unboxing and First Impressions - (16/20)
     
    I've been waiting like a kid at Christmas for the Caley 01's to arrive!  Unfortunately the day I arrived I was swamped with youth sports and licensing forms for an upcoming merger.  So the unboxing had to wait until the following day.

    When finally getting a chance to tear into the box, I was stunned at the aesthetics of these irons.  They are stunning! I love the minimalist design and appearance.  I was truly impressed with how these looked out of the box.

    Even thought these irons had been previously test, and I didn't get pull all the plastic wrappings off of them, I felt like Christmas had come early!  


    These irons truly look stunning in hand, at address, and in the bag!


    First Impressions -
    When the MySpy forum guys contacted me about testing some Caley irons, it couldn't have been a worse time for me to do a test and review, but I was taught at a young age to never let an opportunity pass you by, you never know what it might lead to, so I said yes I would love to do it.  This was my first testing opportunity as well as my fist interaction with any DTC golf clubs.
    Honestly I had never heard of Caley golf or the 01 irons, but did as much research as I could after excepting the review.  I watched several YouTube videos and read what reviews I could find.  Everything I read and watched  were really positive. 

    First Impressions
    When I opened the box, my first thoughts were wow!, these are nice looking clubs.  They are just smooth, a very clean look.  Much nicer that I would have ever expected at this price point.  To me they look much more expensive and look closer to a players irons that most of the game improvement irons that I have been looking at in stores.  I really think they would sell a lot more of these if the average person could put their hands and eyes on them before they purchased them.  I posted pictures on Facebook and had several people asking about them.






    Initial Thoughts
    So far after a few testing opportunities, I'm not sure that I could be too much more impressed with these irons so far.  The looks are amazing! The feel is very soft with a low click sound, dispersions have been better that my current gamers, Distance for most clubs is a little farther than my TaylorMade Rac Os irons.  Here are some of the statements made by Caley golf on their website and social medial and how well those statements have held up with my testing so far.

     
    - Super Easy To Hit
    So far in limited testing, I have found the irons easy to hit, especially 7 iron through pw.  I am really struggling with with 4, 5, and 6 irons right now. 
    - Lightning Fast Ball Speeds
    I'm not sure how to calculate lightning fast ball speeds but for the most part, I have found higher speeds with the Caley 01 irons than with my current irons

    - Pin Point Accuracy 
    With my golf swing, no club will have pin point accuracy, but so far I have been more than impressed with the accuracy of these Caley 01 irons.  Most of the trackman dispersion charts were much better with the Caley's. Below are the 8 iron and 9 iron comparison between the Rac Os and the Caley 01 irons.  The 1 round of nine holes that I have played on the course with the Caley irons was very impressive for me.  I hit 3 greens in regulation and scored 4 strokes below my average on the front 9 at my home course since starting back into golf several months ago.
    8 Iron dispersion Caley Blue Rac Yellow

    9 iron dispersion Caley Green, Rac Blue

    - Explosive distance
    On most clubs so far, the Caley 01's have carried a tad farther than the Rac OS, but I'm not quite sure I would consider it explosive.

    - Extreme Forgiveness
    I would say that so far I agree with the forgiveness on irons 7-pw.  They are by far the most forgiving irons that I have ever hit.  Still having trouble with the long irons.
    - High Launch
    Trackman data was pretty similar to my Rac os irons.
    -Soft Feel
    Very soft feel with a quiet click sound on contact
     
    Few Concerns. (Where I subtracted points) 
    My first concern is ho badly I am hitting the long irons.  Worse than I normally hit my RAC 5 and 6 irons.  This could be me and my swing and just limited swings with these irons, but at this point its a little concerning.
    Number 2 could be me being a little picky, but I do worry a little about the durability of the irons.  I was not the first tester of this set of clubs, and when they arrived they had a few dings and scratches on them that looked deeper that anything on my 20 year old Rac's.  Also just cosmetic but the paint is coming off of several of the numbers on the irons


    Overall, I am really impressed with these irons so far, especially the value at only $549 
    - AESTHETICS (9/10)
    These clubs are stunning to look at! The best descriptive I can come up with is just very clean appearance.  I really like the minimalist approach to these irons.  They look great in the bag, in my hands and at address during shots.  I prefer the appearance of the Caley 01 irons over my TaylorMade Rac Os irons and my Ping g430's.


    The Caley 01 irons have an appearance of a players iron to me.  They are similar in appearance to some of the other popular direct to consumer iron sets out on the market.  The Caley 01 irons are a tad smaller than my TaylorMade irons, but with an equally thick top line.


     


    The Caley 01 irons have a very soft feel off the face.  Definitely notice a difference if the feel of a center struck ball compared to one off the heel or toe.  Sound off the club is a nice quiet click. 
    -The Numbers (9/10)
    I was blown away by the performance of the Caley 01 irons during the simulator sessions.  The irons were easy to hit and performed much better that I expected. 
    -Accuracy
    The Caley irons made it easy, even for a golfer like myself to hit the target, or at least in the area of the target.  The dispersion charts with the Caley 01 irons were some of the best that I have ever had.  
    Caley 01 8 iron

    Caley 01 9 iron

    -Distance
    Distance for me with the Caley 01 irons was on Par with my TaylorMade Rac irons.  I didn't notice much of a difference in the two.  Distances were consistent, There were not any flyers that went 20 + yards farther than the other shots.
    9 iron dispersion chart Rac os vs Caley 01
     
    -Trajectory 
    I would rate the Caley irons as Mid trajectory.  I did not seem to hit them quite as high as my current irons.
    PW Trajectory Chart (Caley blue - TaylorMade red)

     
    - Forgiveness and Control
    Forgiveness and control are the areas where these clubs shine.  Miss hits off the heel or toe didn't end up far off target and the distance didn't seem to drop off.  I found these iron very easy to hit.  Point and shoot, make a good swing and hit your target.
    The only point I took off was for the 4 and 5 irons.  I struggled to hit them at all in the simulator.  Very poor strikes, no distance and far right dispersion.
    -On-Course (18 out of 20)
    Performance in the simulator sessions carried over nicely on the course.  The forgiveness of the irons were the best that I have ever hit.  I hit far more greens than I did with my previous gamer irons.  My misses were much closer to the green also .  Still had lots of fat chunks and tops, but that is just bad swings on my part.
    I played rounds hitting multiple shots from the same distance with both the Caley 01 irons and my current gamer irons.  The forgiveness and  accuracy of the Caley 01 irons would have saved me several shots a round compared to my current games.
    One again the only negative is the trouble with the long irons carried over to on course issues also.  I really struggled to hit the 4 and 5 irons at all.  Dead right or thin and short .
    -The Good, the bad, the in-between (20 out of 20)
    Caley's website describes the 01 series of irons as the perfect blend of precision, power and feel for golfers of all levels. Performance benefits: explosive distance, extreme forgiveness, 

    The good-
    Priced at only $549, the Caley 01 irons are an exceptional value in my opinion.  They are a stunning set of irons, I posted pictures of them on Facebook and had several people inquiring about them.  I found them them extremely easy to hit. In terms of the OEM claims on the good side:
    - Extreme forgiveness.  I found this to be one of the best qualities so far with the irons.  They have been much more forgiving than my current gamers.  Miss hits are near the the target and no where near as far right.
    - Soft Feel.  I really like the feel of these irons.  In my opinion they are very soft for a game improvement iron.  They have a nice soft feel on contact with a light click sound.
    - Spin Control.  Not sure if a player of my abilities controls the spin or not, but these irons seem to have a lot of spin.  I landed one shot on the green 10-15 yards and spun it back completely off the green from 150 yards out.  I've never put that kind of back spin on the ball before.
    The in-between- 
    - Explosive distance.  I found the distance good with the Caley irons but I wouldn't quite call it explosive.  Distance was very similar to my current gamer irons.
    - High launch.  Once again I think the launch is ok, but ball flight doesn't seem to be quite as high as my current gamer irons.  
    The Bad- 
    The only thing I can really say that could possibly be bad about the irons is that mine had some paint coming off of some of the numbers and some of the dings and scratches from the previous tester makes me a little concerned about the durability of the Caley 01 irons.
     
    - Play it or Trade it? (20 out of 20)
    The Caley 01 irons are definitely a play it for me.  With the forgiveness and ease of hitting, that have brought confidence to myself at address for iron shots.  These irons are the easiest irons that I have ever had in my hands.  The forgiveness of them makes me a better golfer and is helping me lower my scores.   They are a great value at only $549 for the set.  I can't speak for any other kind of golfer other than myself, but they are a great set for a high handicapper or beginner.
     
    -Conclusion
    When I received the opportunity to review these irons, I thought to myself, who really wants to read a review from someone who is just getting back into golf after a dozen years or so and is a pretty bad golfer.  I hope people who are similar high handicappers like myself.  The Caley 01 irons are a perfect set for someone starting out, someone just getting back into the game like myself or anyone else who needs a very forgiving set of irons. The Caley 01 irons checked every box for me.  Aesthetically they are clean and stunning to look at.  Performance wise, these irons have me playing better.  They are extremely forgiving and easy to hit.  The irons produce good distance with lots of spin and a soft feel.  I wasn't sure what to expect from a direct to consumer product that I hadn't previously heard of, but for a game improvement set of irons, I feel Caley has knocked it out of the park.  They are also an extremely good value at $549.
     -Final Score (92 out of 100)
    -Posts, Reviews, Updates-
    First Testing on Trackman - Dec 21
    First on the Course testing - Dec 23
    Update Dec 25
    Initial Thoughts - Jan 1
    Simulator Jan 10
    On the Course - Jan 27
    On the Course - Feb 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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    I will be out of the country for a little over a week here folks but plan to add a couple photos when I can! I have a feeling the modern minimalist aesthetic of these clubs is gonna have me missing the trip but so pumped to break them in when they get delivered! 
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    I little late as it been a crazy week but my final review is up. 
    Take a look and feel free to ask any questions. 
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    Intro
     
    Hi all. Randy here. I have been a forum member since 2017 and  now a 3 time tester. I am 34 and live in the suburbs of Portland Oregon. I have a Ph.D  in chemistry yet do industrial engineering. I have a wonderful family with an ever growing and learning 4 year old, supportive spouse and her mom in one house. When not golfing, I love being outside hiking. Throughout my life, I have had some rough patches and golf has been a much healthier outlet for me, yet still requires some balance as it can become addictive and obsessive. 

     
    My Game
    As a golfer, I am about a 20 handicap and trending down. This last month I’ve dropped two strokes from 22. I’ve taken Golf more seriously since 2020 and gains are starting to show. I use Skillest for lessons and my coach is Jayson Nickol. When I play I usually play two nines in a week so I am not spending over four hours away from my family.  I play the 2019 0211 pxg irons MOI matched to my 7i (4-gw) and can carry my 7i about 165

    Last 14 months I have been working on curing an OTT move and gaining speed. I did gain speed and got to a dry speed of 120mph with driver but my technique suffered, so I have been dialing it back. The last few weeks approach play has been great. Outside of putting, something that can get me into trouble is my tee game and not being strategic and having options. Hence where this opportunity came to be. As well I also have a gapping issue with my longer clubs (typical of most AMs) from data in a TrackMan session. With that there is a possibility to drop a club and add a specialty club. I used to play a pxg gen 2 0311x 2 iron DI on a whim after I had some serious driver/fw woes. I since learned how to hit driver but also miss having a safety club off the tee.

    About Caley
     
    I knew about Caley from a James Robison review a few years ago where he demoed their irons. I didn’t think much of it but was impressed nonetheless. Then, in MGS testing, the UTI came in tied for second with sub70. Now that got my attention, especially the part about being the top for forgiveness. Being a high handicap that it huge. Then you look at their price points and it’s a no brainer if these clubs can perform. Now, looking at the UTI itself, I have seen its price point fluctuate from $160 up to $261 currently so this is coming in at a premium price point product. I expect it to perform as such. They are setting the bar high and I’ll run it through its paces. 


     
     
    Testing plan
     
    This club is fighting to earn a spot in my bag. Here are the things it has to do. 
     
    Launch monitor: on my PRGR (and if I can get on a TrackMan) have carry distance between my 4w and 7w with decent amount of roll out. 
     
    On-course: this will be multi fold. 
     
    Off the tee, can I keep this club in play without sacrificing too much distance from my wooded clubs? Currently I can get super hooky with them and I hope the lack of bulge and roll of a DI helps straighten things out. To me my woods were off the deck clubs and never meant for replacement tee clubs. There are 8 holes on my primary course I could potentially use this club off the tee. 5 of those I play driver now but sometimes get in trouble distance wise. I actually plan to play a round or two with this as my only tee club (except some short par 3s and see how the SG metics play out (Shotscope). 
     
    Off the deck, how playable is this club off turf. This club could be very valuable if it can be. A controllable long club I can roll up into a green. This could also be a great punch out club if I need a longer punch out or have some hard pan in front of me. 
     
    While we wait
     
    For me this was a test I have a need for in my bag. That will make this test fun as I will need to determine if it will cause me to drop a club or not. To stay in the bag, it has to do at least two of these things: be a great second tee option by staying in play and be more controllable than my woods and/or be more playable off the turf than my 4i or 5i and flight differently than my 7w. I am very excited to find out if it can. I am a huge fan of DTC brands and want to make sure they can succeed. Now, I can’t wait for this club to get here so I can have a stinger fest. 
     
    Unboxing
    It has finally arrived. Apologies in advance, I am not the videographer that @GolfSpy SAM is. Based on others packaging I was expecting similar box damage. It was rough. I was also saddened to see no foam supporting the club in the box. Oh well, it came out stunning. 
    z

    It had a 2up sticker per my request along with a midsize cross line grip. Will see if I need to check it based on funky flight. The head is big, which is fine. To me it speaks confidence. What is also interesting, this club has less offset than my 4i. We will see how that plays in terms of workability. 
     


    Comparison of the club it will be competing against  my pxg 2019 0211 4i

    My one initial gripe is the shaft weight. Will see how it is on the range and course but a 65g shaft in a DI seems very light. The club does feel head heavy so maybe it will provide good feedback. 


    FINAL REVIEW
     
    Final Review for Caley 01X DI 09/25/2023
    Randy Siedschlag
    Vegan_Golfer_PNW
     
    Aesthetics (9 out of 10) 
     
    Out of the box, this club was stunning. The lines were very clean. The assembly was super clean. Spec sticker stated my desired lie angle. The grip that came with it was a nice Lamkin crossline. The head itself is very minimalistic, which I prefer. I just can’t stand badges.








    Club is listed as a 3 iron with an 18* loft. Other OEMs would list that as a 2 iron instead. Minor quibble. 

    The stock shaft is a recoil Dart 65g. I got mine in F4 which is stiff. To me this is very light for a club. I did struggle with timing sometimes due to the overall weight. I will say, per their spec of D1, this club came out at D2.


    Compared to my PXG 2019 0211 set 4 iron, the sole of the Caley is bigger and the back beefier. Exudes confidence that when you hit the ball it is going to go. I also like how it has less offset than my 4i.



    As you can see, it sets up really well behind the ball. Less offset than my 4i, which I really like. The bigger back makes me feel confident that the ball will fly far.


    When I first took it out to the range, I enjoyed hitting it. It set up well and sounded nice. If you miss the sweet spot, it can get a little clicky as well as vibrate in your hands depending on where you hit it. Well struck shots feel powerful and just go! Here is some video of the first time I hit this on the range. There may or may not be commentary. Out of the box it was very easy to swing and hit.
     
    The Numbers (10 out of 10)
     
    Took the Caley out to the range for a trackman session and compared it to my clubs that would be around it (21*UW and my 22* 4i). From a ball speed perspective, the Caley fell in-between the 4i and UW in terms of ball speed. Compared to the 4i, smash was much better on the Caley and launch slightly lower. I did have more of a hooky miss with it that day, most of that is due to a swing fault that my coach and I are working on, but some of it also due to the overall club weight. Compared to my UW, I was only a handful of yards overall short of the UW, mostly due to roll out (Carry was 10-15 shorter than the UW). On a dried out course, this club could really shine on a straight hole that you need to keep in play.


    From the tee, this club is easy to flight high and low. It is also a very workable head. From the tee I was mainly hitting draws to straight and from the turf straight to fadey. You can also really hit some low balls to get out from under trouble without a very forceful swing. This head is hot. When I first took the Caley out on the range and the course, I was surprised how easy it was to launch and square up. I will mention this in the oncourse section, but I was able to get some balls over 240 with ease. As testing went on, even bad swings still got out almost 170-190 yards due to roll out. This club will also tell you where you hit it as toe strikes sound like hitting rocks and hosel strikes do sting the hands. I did have a Gen2 PXG DI at one point and only once did I ever hit it beyond 200 yards on course and my average carry back when I tested it was 168 yards. Now some of that is the driver and not the car itself but still is something to highlight against other DIs.
     
    Here was a round I took it out and took multiple shots from the tee.
     
    And here is a video showing the shot traces I could get with it and compared to my other clubs.
     
     
    From the turf, the numbers were lower but still not bad. I noticed I had to take easy swings to make good contact. On course was different but in my track man session the launch of the turf was still good. Now, you won’t use this when you need drop and stop on greens, but it is a good option when you are able to get it close and maybe roll one up.
     
     
     
    On-Course (16 out of 20)

    For the part everyone wants to know. How did this bad boy work out on the course? On the track I usually play, there were ample opportunities to play the DI off the tee, even from the back tees. These were typically holes I would play driver. As well, there were 2 par 3s that suited using it off the tee.
     
    Below are my numbers from 162 holes of golf with the Caley DI (comparing the rest of 2023 with the others). As you can see, from a pAvg (good shots) standpoint, the DI was past my UW and nearing my 4w even. This just shows the ball speed you can get with this club (ball for reference was the Z-star Diamond).


    The first round I brought it out, I had these two dandies of shots from the tee (after a rough start not being able to hit the club before the round). The first one a beautiful baby draw down the right side. I also hit my driver after on this hole and the Caley was only a few yards short and in the proper fairway. This shot started to put expectations through the roof.


     
    Then, two holes later this happened on a down hill par 4, where you need to hit it about 230 to set you up into the green. I was over the moon and had big expectations!


    Then came a downhill par three that has a yardage of 195 but should play 180 and never does. Hit a soft swing with the Caley and over shot the green pretty good. I played this hole a couple more times during testing and was able to get the Caley to hit the green, of course it didn’t hold.


    Now, there were plenty of instances where I didn’t end up in these great positions off the tee. That is just golf. I will say, that even though I did mishit this plenty, the misses still gave me playable second shots or a shot that I could recover from. It was an absolute weapon on a very long slightly uphill par 3 where I usually play 7w. Most my shots I took with the Caley got me close to pin high or a simple chip on the green.
     
    Overall, here is my comparison of the Caley with my 7w from the tee. Now the 7w is of limited sampling but you can still see the yardage gain with the DI and only slightly more avg miss.


    In comparison to my 4 wood, the distance is shorter and dispersion not great (again, on me not the club), but considering the 3” difference in shaft length, the distance disparity is not too bad.


     
    I wish I could say I can equally show off this club from the turf, but to me that was a struggle. Again, I mostly believe that was on me and not the club. There were times I would play my 7w instead and then drop a ball with the Caley, not hit it great and say whelp. Thinking back though, it wasn’t that bad. These were mostly Par 5s and I would say I got into decent positions to chip on and still have a good shot at birdie or par. Ultimately that is what I wanted out of this club.  For example, this hole I just tried to get the ball down to the green, preferably on the right side as there was a green side bunker left. I hit it, not the best, but still got it down there almost 190 and set up for a nice pitch on.


    Here is another one from my last “Testing” round. I believe I had about 240 out. I normally would pull my 4w and try and get it on but for the sake of MGS, grabbed the Caley and actually hit it pretty well. Slight pull draw and if I was aimed up the right side more, may have gotten it to roll up.


    Proximity wise, it was in the ballpark of my 4w but again, I am a high handicap. My goal is just to get it in the same area code of the green.


     
    Now in recovery situations, I think this club really shines. If you can take enough of a swing and don’t have too many obstructions, you could really hit some low bullets that will roll forever (or smack a tree square and come right back at you).
     
    I did have one round where I played with a good buddy of mine and had some nerves going in. You could see it with all my clubs as I was hooky with everything and trying to overswing. With that said, the Caley performed really well for me. It helped me set up a birdie on a par 5 where my drive put me into the trees. Hit a low ball trying to get it in play and kept it low. It ended up hitting a tree and coming back a little. If the tree wasn’t there though, I likely end up pin high with an easy chip. On the next hole, I hit a great draw that maybe was a little too far left to start and ended up getting stuck by a tree. I basically cut the corner and if not for the bad lie, I have a nice wedge into the green and another birdie change. Overall, after I got over my nerves, I could have confidence in this club.
     
    As an overall on course assessment, like any club, practice it and find where it benefits you the most. For me this club was very versatile depending on situation. The only places I found this to be unusable was sitting down in the rough. I really hope at the price point that Caley has the UI, that they allow for more customization. This club really is forgiving but when you only have one shaft choice it limits who would want to buy it.
     
     
     
    The Good, the bad, the in-between (15 out of 20)
     
    This is the section I am going to dock the most. The limited shaft options and now the price increase of this club really was a downer for me. If the shaft was customizable a little bit (say the same Dart Shaft but in different weights), I think this would be more realistic. The price increase surprised me as it jumped $100 dollars after the MGS most wanted testing placed it third (EDIT: As I was writing this review, the price is back down to $150 on their website as of 9/18/23 and my score here is now adjusted accordingly). I call it opportunistic but with a limited shaft selection and other DTCs, including one that tied with you in most wanted testing, it left something to be desired at that price point (Now $150 vs Sub70 at $120 for V2 with at least 3 stock shaft options at a wide range of flexes and at least 10 more choices for $5-$10 more which is still cheaper than the Caley) . The good about this though is the quality of the build was top notch. The club feels great and is very explosive. The forgiveness rating from most wanted also rang true to me as you could hit it almost anywhere and not lose much ball speed.
     
    Another thing that bothered me, and everyone else, was the packaging. All of us received damaged boxes. Thankfully, no one’s clubs were damaged, but they could have been. I don’t know if this falls on Caley or the factory, they use in China to make their clubs, but something didn’t sit well with me.


     
     
    Play it or Trade it? (18 out of 20)
     
    I am going to play this club but with a different shaft put in it. To me the setup is great if you have irons that are more in the 80-100 gram weight class. Coming from KBS tour 120s to now a 65g DI was hard and I would lose feel easily. This club did do what I want and getting the right total weight should only make it better. It was farther than my 4i, which helps my gapping issues noted in my intro, and is a better option for me off the tee than my 7w where I can utilize roll out and control. While I didn’t shoot my best rounds with it, my scores did not drop dramatically by playing it (Handicap at start of test was 20.2 and ended test at 20.1). For being a high handicap, I definitely think this is a good club in any player’s bag.
     
    Conclusion
    The Caley 01X DI is a good DTC offering but offers little customization for the high price point of $261 (scratch that, as of 9/18/2023 the website says it is $150). It is very forgiving for a DI and can be very versatile. It has a hot face and the build is top notch. Highly recommend for players playing lightweight steel or graphite in irons. In my opinion, from a value standpoint there are better options but if the price ever drop, this could be a great option for the right player.

     
    Final Score (78 out of 100)

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    Navart reacted to AndySP in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    Hey everyone, I’m so excited to test this driving iron from Caley. I’ve been on the MyGolfSpy forum for a few years now and have gained so much from it. So, I’m honored to have been selected from among the responders to give my opinions and pay it forward. 
    By way of background, I’m 35 years old and learned how to play golf with my dad starting around age 6 or 7. While I’m originally from Chicago and learned to play on the public courses on the north shore, I now live a play in north central New Jersey. I am now an attorney and live with my beautiful wife who is a college professor in microbiology and by far the smartest person I know. I have a 4 year old daughter and our hope is that the three of us will soon all play golf together one day. I also am a pretty active rock climber, and used to set routes and climb professionally. Because I don’t have any golf photos, here’s two pics of me bouldering in the gunks, New York:

    My Golf Game:
    I played golf on my high school team, and while I wasn’t very good compared to my peers I maintained low single digit handicap. Being only 5’4” and 120 lbs (at best), I had to (and still need to) swing outta my shoes to keep up. All that effort seems to have paid off and I have maintained decent speed for my size. (I have posted about my speed training in the Stack System discussion).
     
    The Grint app tells me I play off 7-10.  While I don’t track shots with arcos or shot scope, it’s obvious that the strongest part of my game is off the tee and short irons. My putting is atrocious, but I manage to get around ok with decent GIR averages:

    Even so, I don’t have a good second option off the tee and get myself into trouble on narrow holes and windy days.

    Testing Plan:
    There are only limited choices with the driving iron right now, but I chose the stiff shaft, and asked it to be cut down one inch and bent 2 degrees flat to match the specs on my irons, which I was happy to find out they would do. I am not sure if I will need to add some weight to the club head to re balance it, but as you can see further down, it is an art that I have become pretty familiar with.
    My goal in testing this driving iron is to find out if it’s an option off the tee that doesn’t get me into as much trouble as my driver. I have a new-for-me Titleist TS2 3 hybrid that I’m struggling with. I would love to find a driving iron that flights low when it’s windy, and allows me to feel comfortable on narrow par 4s. If I can have a club that gets 220-240 yards out with less stress than my driver, it will definitely stay in the bag.  Long approaches are less important for me with this club, but it will also be a consideration. 
    I also do appreciate how my clubs look. I don’t like lugging clubs around that I don’t enjoy hitting. I have tested the Taylormade UDI and DHY, as well as a PXG 0311 and a few others on a simulator. I gave up on the DHY because it flew too high, sounded hollow, and looked bulky. The sound and feel will be a deciding factor if the performance is borderline. I like a driving iron to sound more ironey than driverey. That said, the UDI was like a mini driver, but was a little too erratic to consider buying. If the Caley driving iron can keep up with the UDI, add some forgiveness, and sound solid, it will replace this fairway wood. 

    Hopefully this intro will help you guys get a feel for who I am, and how I play golf. I can’t wait to get the club on the course for a proper test!

    UNBOXING!
     
    Well I think I’m the last person to get my delivery… I was beginning to worry y’ll would think I was skirting my duties. Alas. I couldn’t be happier to see this box when I opened the door:

    A little beat up, but nothing to be too concerned about. Maybe not the most careful packaging, but it kept the club alive for its long journey from China to New Jersey. 

    I asked for my driving iron to be 2 degrees flat, 1 inch short and for some extra head weight to try and balance it back out. Really happy to see the 2 flat sticker and it also seems to be just an inch bigger than my 5 iron, which is perfect. I’ll have to go to the range and check the swingweight to see about the balance point. Initially it’s hard to tell because of the lightweight shaft in it. 
    One thing that I noticed right away is that they installed the shaft with the logo facing up. It’s a little off-putting, to be honest. I don’t know what to think about it…I can’t be alone in preferring graphics to be on the bottom. Guess I’ll have to learn to focus a little better, haha.   

    Ok, even given all the, the club head really is stunning. It’s a great shape, has a nice minimalistic vibe and the finish is immaculate. 

    I think the images kinda speak for themselves. I also took some pictures next to my 5 iron (new level 902) and 19* hybrid (titleist ts2) to help give some size perspective. 

    I’m writing this after work so I won’t be able to test it out until the weekend. But I’m very excited to get going. I have my prgr monitor, and some time at the course to get my first feels. 
     
    As a bonus, this couldn’t have come at a better time as I just cracked the crown of my g400lst on Sunday. I have a g430 coming, but it’s still a funny coincidence. Maybe the ping got scared because he knew why was arriving. I guess we’ll see. Very excited to add my thoughts to the mix.
    Sad picture:

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    FINAL REVIEW
    SEPTEMBER 24, 2023
     
    First Impressions (20 out of 20)
    Caley says the 01X “combines the forgiveness of a hybrid with the control of an iron.” As a headline, I’d say that’s a good place to start. As for how they get there, the 01x has a hollow body with an ultra thin face, injected with lightweight foam, an internal groove on the face to increase launch, and heel and toe tungsten weights to optimize cg. This tech is not new-new, but it’s tried and true. I’ve seen similar tech in the marketing for other OEM utility irons.  I’m confident that the tech is sufficient to put the 01x in the same ballpark as the big guys.
    With regard to price, something that is pretty important for me, I tried to put this club into context in the table below. Initially the price was listed as $249, but as of yesterday, it’s listed at a more reasonable $119, putting it in the same category as the other popular DTCs and about $100 less than the major OEMs. Here’s a quick chart of what I found. The stock shaft listed is what I saw being sold at PGA Superstore. 

     
    Aesthetics (8 out of 10) 

    The driving iron has a classy and understated look in the bag even now after I put some lead tape on it to try and balance out the feel. (I obviously look like I have  some kind of addiction to lead tape, but I promise it’s really because I cut down my clubs 1” short, and because I’m no club builder, I use it to get the swingweights more manageable on the cheap.) I love the minimalist branding and traditional blade-y shaping. It really hides the fact that it’s a DI until you set it down behind the ball. I also own a Sub 70 699 pro DI which is slightly smaller than the Caley, though because of the design, the Caley looks  better in my opinion. 

    At address, the over-size shape of the club is much more evident and provides much needed confidence required for 18* of loft. Seeing the back of the club bothered me at first, but not anymore. 

    I’m only taking off points for the alignment of the shaft. For whatever reason it really bothers me that it’s installed logo up. It’s a busy design and because it’s the only club in my bag set up that way, it’s distracting. It also conflicts with the rest of the clubs own minimalistic branding by looking tacky at address. 
    I also asked a few people about the look of club while playing. Everyone really liked the look and a few even thought it was a normal 3 iron until I compared it to my other irons.
    Sound/feel—
    The club has a tweener sound—something between a solid iron “thwack” and an empty hybrid ting a (thwing?). It sounds hollow out of the center, but more muted away from the sweet spot. I posted some video of the sound in this thread that gives some idea for the curious. 
    In comparison to some other DI’s sound it’s in the middle. Some, like the Ping are very hollow and loud, where others, like the PXG (forgot the model) and the TM UDI, sounded very iron-like. The Caley has a bit of each. It’s closer to the solid sound of the UDI than the ping of the Ping. I like it and I think there will be very few people who won’t enjoy hitting it.
     
    The Numbers (7 out of 10)
    Accuracy – 
    I struggled a lot here. My first two or three range sessions with the iron resulted in a whole lot of soft push fades and very few good shots. I could have put a  laundry basket out on the range about 30 yards right and 30 yards short of my target and caught quite a few. I fought hard to get the pattern back left, but could only replace it with a hook. It was honestly a bit discouraging. 
    Around the fourth day I started getting a better feel for timing it up and was hitting a much stronger, straighter ball flight. My standard shot does not have much curve, and the DI eventually started behaving.  However even now more than a month in, I’m still mostly hitting push fades when I’m on the course. 
    Distance—
    I was getting a good distance out of the club when I hit it straight. Even though I had mine cut down 10, and adjusted the lie 2* flat, it is definitely 20-25 yards longer than my 4 iron, and just a few yards shorter on the carry to my 3 hybrid which is pretty impressive. I was getting somewhere between 220-240 depending on whether it was teed up and the lie. It’s a bomber that creeps up on the distance I get out of my 4 wood. 
    Forgiveness—
    It’s not the most forgiving club in itself, which shouldn’t be too surprising, it’s basically a big 2 iron. That said, compared to my other irons, including my Sub 70 22 Utility, I am getting much better results particularly with low and toe strikes. I looked up many times expecting to see a worm-burner, and amazingly saw some pretty manageable flights. I practice a lot with foot spray and saw some embarrassing low strikes turn out good. Maybe it’s the cavity in the face plus the tungsten? Either way, it was impressive. If that tech is the reason, then I applaud the designers, because it works great. In that respect, the club lives up to the marketing.
    Sadly, left and right dispersion is hard to quantify given some of my struggles, so I don’t feel comfortable saying too much.
    Control—
    All that said, I secretly had only one special desire with the club— to hit mean low rockets to impress my instagram friends…I mean to stay under the wind. Perhaps surprisingly, it can get windy where I play in Jersey, so having a reliable lowball is very nice. I had no problem putting this a little back in the stance and keeping it low on the range. Addicting, but still a little scary on the course for me. I did hit one or two real beauties though.
     
    On-Course (10 out of 20)
    I used this club in three situations: (1) short par 4s where driver puts me into trouble,  (2) long 2nd shots into par 5s, and predictably, (3) punching out of the trees. Sadly, I do not have Arccos or Shott Scope to give y’all more legit data, (I’m too cheap), but I did keep notes. With regard to number (1), as I alluded to above, I did not have as much success as I hoped. I had difficulty tapping into the feel that I needed to straighten out the flight on course. Out of about 25 first attempts in the weeks I’ve tested this, I probably only hit 5 or 6 good ones off the tee, and many of them were on hole number 1 where I had just walked over from the range. I hit many good second attempts, but it was rare to hit the first one good. 
    With regard to (2) I had even less success, for similar reasons. I hit so many balls 20 yards right and 20 yards short. It started to get to me a little and I think I lost a bit of confidence in it towards the end. That said, I do believe that part of my issues are fitting related, so I don’t feel comfortable taking off too many points. Right now I’m more comfortable off the tee with a stinger driver than the Utility, and with a firm 4 iron from 215-230 rather than risking a weak right one or a hook.
    I did hit some great punch outs though, haha. Pretty casual to keep it low with only 18* of loft. Plus I don’t have to do any trickery with the setup. Probably the best punch out club I’ve ever hit, lol.
    Unfortunately, I don’t think the 01x helped my scores much over hitting driver. I put myself into more trouble than I hoped, and often used it twice in a row (if you catch my drift). My game is heavily reliant on my tee to green game, so when I’m missing greens in regulation, I start to suffer a lot. I’m only a 7 or 8 handicap, but I average 55% GIR, so as you can imagine, I’m not so great at scrambling to save par or bogey from the trees. 
     
    The Good, the bad, the in-between (14 out of 20)
    Unquestionably, the club head is good. It it gorgeous, has a great feel off the face, makes a powerful sound at impact, and sends the ball on a towering trajectory. All the other parts, however, have given me some pause. As I noted above, I don’t like that the shaft is logo up, that there were only two options for flex, and that there were no options for weight like Sub70, Haywood and New Level.
    One of the biggest disappointments was when some odd metal flakes came out of the grooves in the club while I was cleaning it early on. Here are some of the pictures I posed when I first uncovered them.

    I only use a boars hair brush and dish soap to clean it, so I know it’s not me being reckless. I have never seen this before and it threw me off a little. I used a tee to get the bigger pieces out. I can’t say I noticed any difference before and after removing the material, but I don’t think it’s a stretch to say it could have compromised the performance or compliance with the rules. 
     
    Play it or Trade it? (13 out of 20)
    While I’m not going to keep it in the bag as it it is currently set up, I’ve not lost all hope. I’ve seen enough good shots to believe it can work. I still think I am a good candidate for a driving iron and want to put on in my bag. This version was just not quite right for my swing.
    It may be painfully obvious by now, but my hunch is that the shaft is too light, and too soft. The stock shaft is only 65g, which is a gram lighter than my driver’s shaft (ping tour 2.0 black x) and a lot lighter than the shafts in my irons (120g) and hybrid (90g).
    I haven’t done a survey, but I think I have a pretty generic shaft weight setup. I also think that lot of people looking for Utility irons will use similar, if not heavier weights to me. I honestly think Caley made a mistake to use this shaft. UST makes a 90g version, which I think would fit more people in this category. If choosing the shaft online I think the options would have put me off and I would have reached to to get something different if I knew more about it at the time I did not know what “65 F3” meant. Because of this, I’m a little disappointed in the brand at least compared to my experiences buying from New Level and Sub70, where I had an easier time getting set up to my specs.
    My guess is that it would be perfect for someone who is using graphite irons and has a little less speed than I do. I’m not a fitter, but I imagine that for the folks who swing driver under 100mph, but don’t like hybrids, and are playing 80-90g iron shafts will enjoy this club. Perhaps someone who loves their super-game- improvement G430s or Stealth irons, and wants to extend their reach without getting a hybrid or 5 wood would love it as it is. 
    Right now I am looking to swap out the current shaft. I think something 30-40g heavier will fit me better. It’s interesting that Caley went with 65g but that other companies chose 80-95g as stock. I will update my experience in the thread after I make the change for anyone who remains interested. Also if anyone has any insight into what shaft I should look to replace it with, I’m all ears. 
     
    Conclusion
    The performance of this club for me has been like eating delicious ice cream with chopsticks. I got a good idea of what it had to offer, but I couldn’t dig in. When I got it all timed up, o could really see how forgiving it is on low strikes, how easy it is to flight up and down, and the impressive distance. Sadly, though, it was all a little fleeting. I’ve never felt particularly sensitive to shafts, but I think this club crossed that line. As a result, I’m confident that there are many people out there who will love it, I just think that there are also many like me who will need more customizations to make it work.
    Lastly, I’m definitely left a little concerned about the club making and QC. The fact that I found pretty big pieces of metal come out of the grooves, and the odd shaft alignment give me pause when considering buying more product from Caley. Granted, I did not reach out to them, so I am not sure what their response would have been. My hope is that they would be as accommodating as I have seen the other DTC brands and offer either a replacement or a reassuring explanation. I have no reason to assume anything other than that. When I add up the final score it seems a little low, but I tried to be honest here. Obviously attaching numbers to qualitative findings is never perfect, but hopefully the explanations adequately describe how I got to here.
    TLDR bullet points:
    + gorgeous club
    + great sound and feel
    + impressive height on thin shots
    + easy to manipulate trajectory
    + solid distance
    - unconventional shaft weight
    - shaft installed upside down
    - excess metal found in grooves
    - limited customization available
     
    Final Score ( 72 out of 100)


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    Navart reacted to GolfSpy SAM in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    INTRODUCTION
    Check out THIS post for my intro!
    UNBOXING
    Okay, ladies and gentlemen: the boxes have arrived.  I'll give a little commentary, but mostly I'll let the pictures speak for themselves, and be sure to take 3 minutes to watch the little video there at the end - should be good for at least one laugh 🙂
    So, I got notice that instead of arriving next Monday, somehow my clubs were on the truck headed to my house for delivery TODAY.  Like a dog waiting for its owner to appear, I stared at every car that drove by, waiting for the FedEx truck to arrive.  And when it did, I ran downstairs to greet the driver at the door.  My heart sank almost immediately, as he was carrying two VERY beat-up-looking boxes.  There's NO. WAY. these were going to arrive broken, right?  The driver apologized, scanned them and entered them as "crushed", just in case anything went wrong when I opened.  

    Thankfully, upon opening, everything was in perfect shape - the small styrofoam blocks did their job and fully protected the heads, and the shafts show zero sign of wear and/or tear.  Phew!

    As a special surprise, Caley threw in the X01 driving iron - I had mentioned that I currently play the Cobra Forged Tec driving iron, and I guess that was enough for them to confidently throw it in an extra box my way.  It's stunning to look at, and with the Recoil Dart shaft (my Cobra has the KBS $ Tour shaft which is not my favorite), I'm very excited to give this thing a go. 
     
    I couldn't stop taking pictures of the irons - I'm really in awe of how beautiful and simple the design is.  Following are some more "glamour" shots.



    I'm not sure I've ever had as much fun with an unboxing as I did with these - each one just made me feel giddy to get them on the course.  The clubs are considerably smaller than my 2020 TaylorMade Sim Max irons (comparison with the 6-irons and the PW's below), especially in the longer irons.  That being said, the top-lines are surprisingly substantial - and that's not a knock on them AT ALL.  I shudder a little when I see something ... butter knife-y, so these things instill exactly the right amount of confidence.  They're thinner than the Sim's, but not so much so that I'm confused about where my handicap sits 😉

    That about does it - I seriously can't wait to get these out to a range, and on the course.  I'm not going to waste any time getting these into play - I sadly don't get to play until next week, but I'll be hitting the range this weekend for a run-through, and will report back in in the main thread when I do.  
    Thanks for looking!
     
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    Navart got a reaction from russtopherb in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    - Introduction: 
    First, I want to send out a huge thank you to MGS Forum staff and @Caley for giving me the opportunity to test out and review this set of irons. I never thought I would get to be a part of these reviews, so when the staff reached out, there was no way that I could turn them down. I am very excited about the opportunity to try out the Caley 01 irons, I not sure without this opportunity, I’d ever get a chance to test out one of these direct to consumer golf sets. Not sure I could pull the trigger on a set of clubs that I can’t at least hit in a bay before deciding to purchase. 

    - Who am I? 

    Hello spies, my name is Jeff Ross. I live in Radford, VA along with my beautiful wife Jill and my 7-year-old son Liam. I am a bingo supply salesman in Virginia and West Virginia. I enjoy spending time traveling with my family, fishing, golf, working out and the outdoors. I'm a die hard UNC Tarheels fan, this where my screenname uncross derives from. I’ve lived in a golf course community for the last 3 years but unfortunately, I have never played the course, but plan on playing it soon, its a beautiful course.
    Pete Dye River Course -

     
     
    I started playing golf when I was in college in the late 90’s. Although I played a lot, I never really improved very much. I just enjoyed playing with my buddies and never took the game too seriously. I gave up about a dozen years or so after getting married and moving back to Southwest Virginia. I started fishing more and more, and really got into bass fishing tournaments for several years. 

    - My current game. 

    A few months ago, I decided to take my son on a round of golf with my dad for some quality grandpa time! Liam only made about 7 holes, but in those 7 holes I found the passion for the sport that I hadn’t felt in a long time. I decided to give golf another try. It is also awesome playing with my dad and spending so much more time with him that I probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to without being together on the course. 

    I'm joining the golf course in my hometown and planning on playing a lot of golf in 2024.
    Blue Ridge Country Club-

    My game is definitely a work in progress! I have around a 20 handicap, but don’t think I’ve played a round yet since starting back without at least a few mulligans. Driver is my biggest struggle on the course. My only confident club is my 56-degree wedge.  My struggles with my irons are a push fade to the right or topping the ball

     
     
    - Testing Plans 
    I hope to get a chance to test these irons out as much as possible. I plan on renting a trackman bay a couple times to get as much data as I can with it being winter and the holidays. I hope to get out on the course a couple times or more during this testing process. I will be focused mainly on seeing how they compare to my 20-year-old TaylorMade RAC OS irons. 
    1) Consistency- especially on distance for each club.  Making sure that the ball goes relatively the same distance on every shot  and not once in a while there is a ball that goes 15-20 yards farther than the previous 10 shots or so with the same club.
    2) Ball Flight- I really like a high ball flight with my irons. 
    3) Feel and Sound 
    4) Forgiveness – How bad are my mishits.  

    - What will it take to earn a spot in my bag 
    If the Caley 01 are more consistent and forgiving than my current TaylorMade irons, they will definitely get a shot at staying in my bag. The biggest factors will be how forgiving they are on mishits and how many more greens I can hit. The bottom line is that if they help me lower my scores, they will be in my bag. I also have a set of Ping G430’s on the way for Christmas, so I will get to do all this testing again after the Holidays! 
    - Unboxing and First Impressions - (16/20)
     
    I've been waiting like a kid at Christmas for the Caley 01's to arrive!  Unfortunately the day I arrived I was swamped with youth sports and licensing forms for an upcoming merger.  So the unboxing had to wait until the following day.

    When finally getting a chance to tear into the box, I was stunned at the aesthetics of these irons.  They are stunning! I love the minimalist design and appearance.  I was truly impressed with how these looked out of the box.

    Even thought these irons had been previously test, and I didn't get pull all the plastic wrappings off of them, I felt like Christmas had come early!  


    These irons truly look stunning in hand, at address, and in the bag!


    First Impressions -
    When the MySpy forum guys contacted me about testing some Caley irons, it couldn't have been a worse time for me to do a test and review, but I was taught at a young age to never let an opportunity pass you by, you never know what it might lead to, so I said yes I would love to do it.  This was my first testing opportunity as well as my fist interaction with any DTC golf clubs.
    Honestly I had never heard of Caley golf or the 01 irons, but did as much research as I could after excepting the review.  I watched several YouTube videos and read what reviews I could find.  Everything I read and watched  were really positive. 

    First Impressions
    When I opened the box, my first thoughts were wow!, these are nice looking clubs.  They are just smooth, a very clean look.  Much nicer that I would have ever expected at this price point.  To me they look much more expensive and look closer to a players irons that most of the game improvement irons that I have been looking at in stores.  I really think they would sell a lot more of these if the average person could put their hands and eyes on them before they purchased them.  I posted pictures on Facebook and had several people asking about them.






    Initial Thoughts
    So far after a few testing opportunities, I'm not sure that I could be too much more impressed with these irons so far.  The looks are amazing! The feel is very soft with a low click sound, dispersions have been better that my current gamers, Distance for most clubs is a little farther than my TaylorMade Rac Os irons.  Here are some of the statements made by Caley golf on their website and social medial and how well those statements have held up with my testing so far.

     
    - Super Easy To Hit
    So far in limited testing, I have found the irons easy to hit, especially 7 iron through pw.  I am really struggling with with 4, 5, and 6 irons right now. 
    - Lightning Fast Ball Speeds
    I'm not sure how to calculate lightning fast ball speeds but for the most part, I have found higher speeds with the Caley 01 irons than with my current irons

    - Pin Point Accuracy 
    With my golf swing, no club will have pin point accuracy, but so far I have been more than impressed with the accuracy of these Caley 01 irons.  Most of the trackman dispersion charts were much better with the Caley's. Below are the 8 iron and 9 iron comparison between the Rac Os and the Caley 01 irons.  The 1 round of nine holes that I have played on the course with the Caley irons was very impressive for me.  I hit 3 greens in regulation and scored 4 strokes below my average on the front 9 at my home course since starting back into golf several months ago.
    8 Iron dispersion Caley Blue Rac Yellow

    9 iron dispersion Caley Green, Rac Blue

    - Explosive distance
    On most clubs so far, the Caley 01's have carried a tad farther than the Rac OS, but I'm not quite sure I would consider it explosive.

    - Extreme Forgiveness
    I would say that so far I agree with the forgiveness on irons 7-pw.  They are by far the most forgiving irons that I have ever hit.  Still having trouble with the long irons.
    - High Launch
    Trackman data was pretty similar to my Rac os irons.
    -Soft Feel
    Very soft feel with a quiet click sound on contact
     
    Few Concerns. (Where I subtracted points) 
    My first concern is ho badly I am hitting the long irons.  Worse than I normally hit my RAC 5 and 6 irons.  This could be me and my swing and just limited swings with these irons, but at this point its a little concerning.
    Number 2 could be me being a little picky, but I do worry a little about the durability of the irons.  I was not the first tester of this set of clubs, and when they arrived they had a few dings and scratches on them that looked deeper that anything on my 20 year old Rac's.  Also just cosmetic but the paint is coming off of several of the numbers on the irons


    Overall, I am really impressed with these irons so far, especially the value at only $549 
    - AESTHETICS (9/10)
    These clubs are stunning to look at! The best descriptive I can come up with is just very clean appearance.  I really like the minimalist approach to these irons.  They look great in the bag, in my hands and at address during shots.  I prefer the appearance of the Caley 01 irons over my TaylorMade Rac Os irons and my Ping g430's.


    The Caley 01 irons have an appearance of a players iron to me.  They are similar in appearance to some of the other popular direct to consumer iron sets out on the market.  The Caley 01 irons are a tad smaller than my TaylorMade irons, but with an equally thick top line.


     


    The Caley 01 irons have a very soft feel off the face.  Definitely notice a difference if the feel of a center struck ball compared to one off the heel or toe.  Sound off the club is a nice quiet click. 
    -The Numbers (9/10)
    I was blown away by the performance of the Caley 01 irons during the simulator sessions.  The irons were easy to hit and performed much better that I expected. 
    -Accuracy
    The Caley irons made it easy, even for a golfer like myself to hit the target, or at least in the area of the target.  The dispersion charts with the Caley 01 irons were some of the best that I have ever had.  
    Caley 01 8 iron

    Caley 01 9 iron

    -Distance
    Distance for me with the Caley 01 irons was on Par with my TaylorMade Rac irons.  I didn't notice much of a difference in the two.  Distances were consistent, There were not any flyers that went 20 + yards farther than the other shots.
    9 iron dispersion chart Rac os vs Caley 01
     
    -Trajectory 
    I would rate the Caley irons as Mid trajectory.  I did not seem to hit them quite as high as my current irons.
    PW Trajectory Chart (Caley blue - TaylorMade red)

     
    - Forgiveness and Control
    Forgiveness and control are the areas where these clubs shine.  Miss hits off the heel or toe didn't end up far off target and the distance didn't seem to drop off.  I found these iron very easy to hit.  Point and shoot, make a good swing and hit your target.
    The only point I took off was for the 4 and 5 irons.  I struggled to hit them at all in the simulator.  Very poor strikes, no distance and far right dispersion.
    -On-Course (18 out of 20)
    Performance in the simulator sessions carried over nicely on the course.  The forgiveness of the irons were the best that I have ever hit.  I hit far more greens than I did with my previous gamer irons.  My misses were much closer to the green also .  Still had lots of fat chunks and tops, but that is just bad swings on my part.
    I played rounds hitting multiple shots from the same distance with both the Caley 01 irons and my current gamer irons.  The forgiveness and  accuracy of the Caley 01 irons would have saved me several shots a round compared to my current games.
    One again the only negative is the trouble with the long irons carried over to on course issues also.  I really struggled to hit the 4 and 5 irons at all.  Dead right or thin and short .
    -The Good, the bad, the in-between (20 out of 20)
    Caley's website describes the 01 series of irons as the perfect blend of precision, power and feel for golfers of all levels. Performance benefits: explosive distance, extreme forgiveness, 

    The good-
    Priced at only $549, the Caley 01 irons are an exceptional value in my opinion.  They are a stunning set of irons, I posted pictures of them on Facebook and had several people inquiring about them.  I found them them extremely easy to hit. In terms of the OEM claims on the good side:
    - Extreme forgiveness.  I found this to be one of the best qualities so far with the irons.  They have been much more forgiving than my current gamers.  Miss hits are near the the target and no where near as far right.
    - Soft Feel.  I really like the feel of these irons.  In my opinion they are very soft for a game improvement iron.  They have a nice soft feel on contact with a light click sound.
    - Spin Control.  Not sure if a player of my abilities controls the spin or not, but these irons seem to have a lot of spin.  I landed one shot on the green 10-15 yards and spun it back completely off the green from 150 yards out.  I've never put that kind of back spin on the ball before.
    The in-between- 
    - Explosive distance.  I found the distance good with the Caley irons but I wouldn't quite call it explosive.  Distance was very similar to my current gamer irons.
    - High launch.  Once again I think the launch is ok, but ball flight doesn't seem to be quite as high as my current gamer irons.  
    The Bad- 
    The only thing I can really say that could possibly be bad about the irons is that mine had some paint coming off of some of the numbers and some of the dings and scratches from the previous tester makes me a little concerned about the durability of the Caley 01 irons.
     
    - Play it or Trade it? (20 out of 20)
    The Caley 01 irons are definitely a play it for me.  With the forgiveness and ease of hitting, that have brought confidence to myself at address for iron shots.  These irons are the easiest irons that I have ever had in my hands.  The forgiveness of them makes me a better golfer and is helping me lower my scores.   They are a great value at only $549 for the set.  I can't speak for any other kind of golfer other than myself, but they are a great set for a high handicapper or beginner.
     
    -Conclusion
    When I received the opportunity to review these irons, I thought to myself, who really wants to read a review from someone who is just getting back into golf after a dozen years or so and is a pretty bad golfer.  I hope people who are similar high handicappers like myself.  The Caley 01 irons are a perfect set for someone starting out, someone just getting back into the game like myself or anyone else who needs a very forgiving set of irons. The Caley 01 irons checked every box for me.  Aesthetically they are clean and stunning to look at.  Performance wise, these irons have me playing better.  They are extremely forgiving and easy to hit.  The irons produce good distance with lots of spin and a soft feel.  I wasn't sure what to expect from a direct to consumer product that I hadn't previously heard of, but for a game improvement set of irons, I feel Caley has knocked it out of the park.  They are also an extremely good value at $549.
     -Final Score (92 out of 100)
    -Posts, Reviews, Updates-
    First Testing on Trackman - Dec 21
    First on the Course testing - Dec 23
    Update Dec 25
    Initial Thoughts - Jan 1
    Simulator Jan 10
    On the Course - Jan 27
    On the Course - Feb 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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    Navart got a reaction from sirchunksalot in Caley Golf Irons & Driving Iron - 2023 Forum Review   
    - Introduction: 
    First, I want to send out a huge thank you to MGS Forum staff and @Caley for giving me the opportunity to test out and review this set of irons. I never thought I would get to be a part of these reviews, so when the staff reached out, there was no way that I could turn them down. I am very excited about the opportunity to try out the Caley 01 irons, I not sure without this opportunity, I’d ever get a chance to test out one of these direct to consumer golf sets. Not sure I could pull the trigger on a set of clubs that I can’t at least hit in a bay before deciding to purchase. 

    - Who am I? 

    Hello spies, my name is Jeff Ross. I live in Radford, VA along with my beautiful wife Jill and my 7-year-old son Liam. I am a bingo supply salesman in Virginia and West Virginia. I enjoy spending time traveling with my family, fishing, golf, working out and the outdoors. I'm a die hard UNC Tarheels fan, this where my screenname uncross derives from. I’ve lived in a golf course community for the last 3 years but unfortunately, I have never played the course, but plan on playing it soon, its a beautiful course.
    Pete Dye River Course -

     
     
    I started playing golf when I was in college in the late 90’s. Although I played a lot, I never really improved very much. I just enjoyed playing with my buddies and never took the game too seriously. I gave up about a dozen years or so after getting married and moving back to Southwest Virginia. I started fishing more and more, and really got into bass fishing tournaments for several years. 

    - My current game. 

    A few months ago, I decided to take my son on a round of golf with my dad for some quality grandpa time! Liam only made about 7 holes, but in those 7 holes I found the passion for the sport that I hadn’t felt in a long time. I decided to give golf another try. It is also awesome playing with my dad and spending so much more time with him that I probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to without being together on the course. 

    I'm joining the golf course in my hometown and planning on playing a lot of golf in 2024.
    Blue Ridge Country Club-

    My game is definitely a work in progress! I have around a 20 handicap, but don’t think I’ve played a round yet since starting back without at least a few mulligans. Driver is my biggest struggle on the course. My only confident club is my 56-degree wedge.  My struggles with my irons are a push fade to the right or topping the ball

     
     
    - Testing Plans 
    I hope to get a chance to test these irons out as much as possible. I plan on renting a trackman bay a couple times to get as much data as I can with it being winter and the holidays. I hope to get out on the course a couple times or more during this testing process. I will be focused mainly on seeing how they compare to my 20-year-old TaylorMade RAC OS irons. 
    1) Consistency- especially on distance for each club.  Making sure that the ball goes relatively the same distance on every shot  and not once in a while there is a ball that goes 15-20 yards farther than the previous 10 shots or so with the same club.
    2) Ball Flight- I really like a high ball flight with my irons. 
    3) Feel and Sound 
    4) Forgiveness – How bad are my mishits.  

    - What will it take to earn a spot in my bag 
    If the Caley 01 are more consistent and forgiving than my current TaylorMade irons, they will definitely get a shot at staying in my bag. The biggest factors will be how forgiving they are on mishits and how many more greens I can hit. The bottom line is that if they help me lower my scores, they will be in my bag. I also have a set of Ping G430’s on the way for Christmas, so I will get to do all this testing again after the Holidays! 
    - Unboxing and First Impressions - (16/20)
     
    I've been waiting like a kid at Christmas for the Caley 01's to arrive!  Unfortunately the day I arrived I was swamped with youth sports and licensing forms for an upcoming merger.  So the unboxing had to wait until the following day.

    When finally getting a chance to tear into the box, I was stunned at the aesthetics of these irons.  They are stunning! I love the minimalist design and appearance.  I was truly impressed with how these looked out of the box.

    Even thought these irons had been previously test, and I didn't get pull all the plastic wrappings off of them, I felt like Christmas had come early!  


    These irons truly look stunning in hand, at address, and in the bag!


    First Impressions -
    When the MySpy forum guys contacted me about testing some Caley irons, it couldn't have been a worse time for me to do a test and review, but I was taught at a young age to never let an opportunity pass you by, you never know what it might lead to, so I said yes I would love to do it.  This was my first testing opportunity as well as my fist interaction with any DTC golf clubs.
    Honestly I had never heard of Caley golf or the 01 irons, but did as much research as I could after excepting the review.  I watched several YouTube videos and read what reviews I could find.  Everything I read and watched  were really positive. 

    First Impressions
    When I opened the box, my first thoughts were wow!, these are nice looking clubs.  They are just smooth, a very clean look.  Much nicer that I would have ever expected at this price point.  To me they look much more expensive and look closer to a players irons that most of the game improvement irons that I have been looking at in stores.  I really think they would sell a lot more of these if the average person could put their hands and eyes on them before they purchased them.  I posted pictures on Facebook and had several people asking about them.






    Initial Thoughts
    So far after a few testing opportunities, I'm not sure that I could be too much more impressed with these irons so far.  The looks are amazing! The feel is very soft with a low click sound, dispersions have been better that my current gamers, Distance for most clubs is a little farther than my TaylorMade Rac Os irons.  Here are some of the statements made by Caley golf on their website and social medial and how well those statements have held up with my testing so far.

     
    - Super Easy To Hit
    So far in limited testing, I have found the irons easy to hit, especially 7 iron through pw.  I am really struggling with with 4, 5, and 6 irons right now. 
    - Lightning Fast Ball Speeds
    I'm not sure how to calculate lightning fast ball speeds but for the most part, I have found higher speeds with the Caley 01 irons than with my current irons

    - Pin Point Accuracy 
    With my golf swing, no club will have pin point accuracy, but so far I have been more than impressed with the accuracy of these Caley 01 irons.  Most of the trackman dispersion charts were much better with the Caley's. Below are the 8 iron and 9 iron comparison between the Rac Os and the Caley 01 irons.  The 1 round of nine holes that I have played on the course with the Caley irons was very impressive for me.  I hit 3 greens in regulation and scored 4 strokes below my average on the front 9 at my home course since starting back into golf several months ago.
    8 Iron dispersion Caley Blue Rac Yellow

    9 iron dispersion Caley Green, Rac Blue

    - Explosive distance
    On most clubs so far, the Caley 01's have carried a tad farther than the Rac OS, but I'm not quite sure I would consider it explosive.

    - Extreme Forgiveness
    I would say that so far I agree with the forgiveness on irons 7-pw.  They are by far the most forgiving irons that I have ever hit.  Still having trouble with the long irons.
    - High Launch
    Trackman data was pretty similar to my Rac os irons.
    -Soft Feel
    Very soft feel with a quiet click sound on contact
     
    Few Concerns. (Where I subtracted points) 
    My first concern is ho badly I am hitting the long irons.  Worse than I normally hit my RAC 5 and 6 irons.  This could be me and my swing and just limited swings with these irons, but at this point its a little concerning.
    Number 2 could be me being a little picky, but I do worry a little about the durability of the irons.  I was not the first tester of this set of clubs, and when they arrived they had a few dings and scratches on them that looked deeper that anything on my 20 year old Rac's.  Also just cosmetic but the paint is coming off of several of the numbers on the irons


    Overall, I am really impressed with these irons so far, especially the value at only $549 
    - AESTHETICS (9/10)
    These clubs are stunning to look at! The best descriptive I can come up with is just very clean appearance.  I really like the minimalist approach to these irons.  They look great in the bag, in my hands and at address during shots.  I prefer the appearance of the Caley 01 irons over my TaylorMade Rac Os irons and my Ping g430's.


    The Caley 01 irons have an appearance of a players iron to me.  They are similar in appearance to some of the other popular direct to consumer iron sets out on the market.  The Caley 01 irons are a tad smaller than my TaylorMade irons, but with an equally thick top line.


     


    The Caley 01 irons have a very soft feel off the face.  Definitely notice a difference if the feel of a center struck ball compared to one off the heel or toe.  Sound off the club is a nice quiet click. 
    -The Numbers (9/10)
    I was blown away by the performance of the Caley 01 irons during the simulator sessions.  The irons were easy to hit and performed much better that I expected. 
    -Accuracy
    The Caley irons made it easy, even for a golfer like myself to hit the target, or at least in the area of the target.  The dispersion charts with the Caley 01 irons were some of the best that I have ever had.  
    Caley 01 8 iron

    Caley 01 9 iron

    -Distance
    Distance for me with the Caley 01 irons was on Par with my TaylorMade Rac irons.  I didn't notice much of a difference in the two.  Distances were consistent, There were not any flyers that went 20 + yards farther than the other shots.
    9 iron dispersion chart Rac os vs Caley 01
     
    -Trajectory 
    I would rate the Caley irons as Mid trajectory.  I did not seem to hit them quite as high as my current irons.
    PW Trajectory Chart (Caley blue - TaylorMade red)

     
    - Forgiveness and Control
    Forgiveness and control are the areas where these clubs shine.  Miss hits off the heel or toe didn't end up far off target and the distance didn't seem to drop off.  I found these iron very easy to hit.  Point and shoot, make a good swing and hit your target.
    The only point I took off was for the 4 and 5 irons.  I struggled to hit them at all in the simulator.  Very poor strikes, no distance and far right dispersion.
    -On-Course (18 out of 20)
    Performance in the simulator sessions carried over nicely on the course.  The forgiveness of the irons were the best that I have ever hit.  I hit far more greens than I did with my previous gamer irons.  My misses were much closer to the green also .  Still had lots of fat chunks and tops, but that is just bad swings on my part.
    I played rounds hitting multiple shots from the same distance with both the Caley 01 irons and my current gamer irons.  The forgiveness and  accuracy of the Caley 01 irons would have saved me several shots a round compared to my current games.
    One again the only negative is the trouble with the long irons carried over to on course issues also.  I really struggled to hit the 4 and 5 irons at all.  Dead right or thin and short .
    -The Good, the bad, the in-between (20 out of 20)
    Caley's website describes the 01 series of irons as the perfect blend of precision, power and feel for golfers of all levels. Performance benefits: explosive distance, extreme forgiveness, 

    The good-
    Priced at only $549, the Caley 01 irons are an exceptional value in my opinion.  They are a stunning set of irons, I posted pictures of them on Facebook and had several people inquiring about them.  I found them them extremely easy to hit. In terms of the OEM claims on the good side:
    - Extreme forgiveness.  I found this to be one of the best qualities so far with the irons.  They have been much more forgiving than my current gamers.  Miss hits are near the the target and no where near as far right.
    - Soft Feel.  I really like the feel of these irons.  In my opinion they are very soft for a game improvement iron.  They have a nice soft feel on contact with a light click sound.
    - Spin Control.  Not sure if a player of my abilities controls the spin or not, but these irons seem to have a lot of spin.  I landed one shot on the green 10-15 yards and spun it back completely off the green from 150 yards out.  I've never put that kind of back spin on the ball before.
    The in-between- 
    - Explosive distance.  I found the distance good with the Caley irons but I wouldn't quite call it explosive.  Distance was very similar to my current gamer irons.
    - High launch.  Once again I think the launch is ok, but ball flight doesn't seem to be quite as high as my current gamer irons.  
    The Bad- 
    The only thing I can really say that could possibly be bad about the irons is that mine had some paint coming off of some of the numbers and some of the dings and scratches from the previous tester makes me a little concerned about the durability of the Caley 01 irons.
     
    - Play it or Trade it? (20 out of 20)
    The Caley 01 irons are definitely a play it for me.  With the forgiveness and ease of hitting, that have brought confidence to myself at address for iron shots.  These irons are the easiest irons that I have ever had in my hands.  The forgiveness of them makes me a better golfer and is helping me lower my scores.   They are a great value at only $549 for the set.  I can't speak for any other kind of golfer other than myself, but they are a great set for a high handicapper or beginner.
     
    -Conclusion
    When I received the opportunity to review these irons, I thought to myself, who really wants to read a review from someone who is just getting back into golf after a dozen years or so and is a pretty bad golfer.  I hope people who are similar high handicappers like myself.  The Caley 01 irons are a perfect set for someone starting out, someone just getting back into the game like myself or anyone else who needs a very forgiving set of irons. The Caley 01 irons checked every box for me.  Aesthetically they are clean and stunning to look at.  Performance wise, these irons have me playing better.  They are extremely forgiving and easy to hit.  The irons produce good distance with lots of spin and a soft feel.  I wasn't sure what to expect from a direct to consumer product that I hadn't previously heard of, but for a game improvement set of irons, I feel Caley has knocked it out of the park.  They are also an extremely good value at $549.
     -Final Score (92 out of 100)
    -Posts, Reviews, Updates-
    First Testing on Trackman - Dec 21
    First on the Course testing - Dec 23
    Update Dec 25
    Initial Thoughts - Jan 1
    Simulator Jan 10
    On the Course - Jan 27
    On the Course - Feb 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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    And now, for the FUN part!!
     
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