Mizuno irons dripped gold yet again at Golf Digests 2016 HOT LIST awards – with four irons taking top marks and an industry best five iron medals in total.

The new Boron fuelled MP-25 and JPX EZ dripped in gold alongside the established JPX850 Forged and JPX 850. Mizuno’s new MP-5 was not considered as muscle backs and pure blades are excluded from Golf Digests testing. Across all categories Mizuno took six gold medals – with the S5 wedges and JPX EZ hybrid (both played by Luke Donald), joining the elite ranks.

“It’s to the credit of the awards and testers that a more niche club maker like Mizuno holds its own in these awards. Especially when you realise that blades aren’t eligible for consideration – which is the category for which Mizuno is most recognised,” said Alex Thorne, Tour Operations Manager for Mizuno Europe.

“Back in the 90’s it looked like the aesthetics of club design were being lost as irons pushed bigger and chunkier. As manufacturing techniques have evo

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