Taylormade Sim 2 Vs Taylormade M6 Irons Comparison And Review
There is no doubt that Taylormade make some of the best irons and are some of the most frequently used clubs on tour and in the amateur game today.
This particular comparison is interesting because the Sim 2 is only 2 models newer than the M6 irons with both sets aimed at players looking for similar performance from their clubs, high and mid handicappers in the market for distance and forgiveness.
Taylormade M6 Irons Overview
When the M6 irons arrived on the scene only a couple of years back, they were the hottest property in the game, Stunning distance with an enhanced focus on forgiveness and consistency.
The club veers away from the standard cavity back with the speed bridge running along the back of the cavity, promoting stability throughout the club for enhanced distance and less vibrations.
The speed thru slot sits low on the face, extending the sweet spot lower on the club while Progressive Inverted cone technology expands the sweet spot higher on the face.
The soles are thick for distance but the clubs also interact well with the turf, especially with the shorter irons.
Taylormade Sim 2 Max Overview
Following on from the M6 would be a big enough task in itself but we can’t ignore that the Sim Max irons came after the M6’s and were fantastic clubs in every way.
The Sim 2 has done enough to improve on that performance slightly and they also pip the M6’s to the finish line in almost every category except price.
The main difference is the removal of the speed bridge replace with an all encompassing Cap Back which is more effective at holding the club together and delivering feel on top of distance and forgiveness.
The Echo Dampener is inside to deaden unwanted vibrations, the soles are thick for distance and the sweet spot is massive. The Sim 2 irons are like the M6’s just refined for slightly more performance is every category.
If you want to grab yourself a deal, go with the M6 irons and if you want the pinnacle of technology the Sim 2’s are where it is at.
The Sim 2’s also have superior feel and will be a perfect set of clubs for even lower handicap players.