Srixon ZX5 Vs Mizuno Pro 245 Irons
In this comparison, we pit two forged iron sets against each other.
Srixon ZX5 Irons Overview
“The ZX5s feature progressive groove shaping, V-shaped soles and are forged from 1020 carbon steel.”
They have a cavity back design and medium sole widths.
They look sharp but are overall bigger than the Mizuno Pro 245’s – even the blade length is longer.
There is also significantly more offset. But all that means that the ZX5s are more forgiving.
They feel very smooth, launch high and provide excellent distance. They retail for $900.
Mizuno Pro 245 Irons Overview
“The Mizuno Pro 245s have tungsten weighting, are hollow body and are grain flow forged.”
They are considerably more compact than the ZX5s and have more rounded contours.
And despite the strong lofts, the Mizuno Pro 245s offer mid/high launch. The spin rates are higher than your typical player’s irons as well.
The short irons are remarkably workable and offer excellent feedback. The Mizuno Pro 245’s cost $1400.
“The Mizuno Pro 245s feel better while providing similar distance to the Srixon ZX5 irons.
The Pro 245’s are better for low handicappers while the ZX5s would be good for mid handicappers.”