Taylormade Stealth Vs Taylormade Stealth HD Irons Comparison Overview
Which are the better game improvement irons?
The Taylormade Stealth HD or the standard Stealth irons? It can be very different to choose between irons in the same product line so we want to help anyone who is considering buying these irons.
We went out and tested the Taylormade Stealth HD irons and the standard Taylormade Stealth irons side-by-side. They definitely have differing performance characteristics so read on to find out which set is right for you.
Taylormade Stealth Irons Overview
“The standard Taylormade Stealth irons feature an interesting cavity back design.”
In the bag, these irons look really cool and inviting. Behind the ball, they have a moderate profile that will be really enticing if you like a good mix of forgiveness and workability.
The Taylormade Stealth irons also have the Echo dampening system that is supposed to give them a smooth feel. While nowhere close to the feel of a forged irons, our testers said that vibration was kept to a minimum on errant strikes.
The standard Taylormade Stealth irons have a lower launch and slightly less spin than the Taylormade Stealth HD irons as well. So if you have a more aggressive tempo and faster swing speed, you will likely feel more at home with the Taylormade Stealth irons.
Taylormade Stealth HD Irons Overview
“The Taylormade Stealth HD irons are built to launch high and straight.”
You can just see from the profile of these irons that they are going to put snow on your balls. Indeed, the Taylormade Stealth HD irons yield impressive launch angles. They also have internal draw bias weighting so if you are struggling to keep the ball on the fairway, you will do well with these irons.
The side spin was higher with these irons compared to the standard Taylormade Stealth irons so the HD’s are really for your 25+ handicap players scoring above 100. The Taylormade Stealth HD’s have a multi-material badge that also keeps vibration on mis-hits to a minimum. They also feature progressive CG that gets a bit higher in the short irons.
“If your main issue seems to be staying on the fairway, go with the Taylormade Stealth HD irons. The rounded sole and internal draw bias will surely come in handy for you. If you need lower launch and prefer lower spin rates, the Taylormade Stealth irons are a better fit.”