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My AP2's are PW-4 iron. The AP2 has a higher MOI (more forgiveness) than the T-MB. 716 AP2 vs 716 T-MB Unfollow Thread. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; Previous models; FASTER THAN YOURS Explore TS Metals “Product seeding and player validation is a critical step in the go-to-market process for all Titleist equipment,” Titleist said in a press release. Thanks. We’ve seen the Englishman playing the AP2, AP3 and TMB models at Royal Birkdale. The T-MB lofts are stronger and they have a faster face whereas the AP2 irons have more MOI. January 22, 2018 at 03:11 AM By Drew D. 0 Likes; 4 Replies; Drew D Missouri. I was over at a golf store and the 718s caught my eyes...do you think its worth the upgrade? HOW THE 718 APs DIFFER FROM THE … There have been a few others opting for the TMB utility/hybrid/driving models this week which has definitely been a theme of equipment selection for the 2017 Open. By Ryan. Those irons are the direct replacement for the company’s 712U irons, which were designed to bridge the gap between the shortest fairway wood and hybrid in a golfer’s bag, and the longest AP2, CB or MB iron a golfer felt comfortable using. December 08, 2015 at 04:08 PM For Titleist, huge strides were made not only in forgiveness to the 716 AP1 vs. its 714 predecessor, but it also got a very noticeable distance upgrade. As if choosing your new Titleist 718 irons wasn’t difficult enough, THEY ADDED THE AP3!!! We photographed the company’s new AP1, AP2, T-MB, CB and MB irons, as well as its all-new AP3 model. Bigtcat, I can tell you that I have played AP2's since they came out I went to AP2's from 735's and I have always loved them. CNCPT by Titleist. The T-MB has a hollow cast body with a face insert and the AP2 is a multimaterial forging. Titleist say that the subtle changes will give better distance control and that is what the 718 MB iron is all about. I have always struggled with my irons, but seem to have the best feel with the forged clubs. Here is the breakdown of iron choice for Staffer's on Titleist's website: 710 cb players (20) and AP2 players (41). As expected, the CB is a bit easier to hit than the MB but pales in comparison to the AP2. New Titleist 718 T-MB irons deliver high launch and more distance in a technical, muscle-back shape. Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. This is new for 2017 and Titleist felt there was a gap emerging between the AP2 and AP1 that needed to be filled. Titleist 718 AP2 (available September 29) retails for $1,300 (eight clubs) and comes with True Temper’s Dynamic Gold AMT Tour White steel. Bax Nebraska. Justin Thomas; Webb Simpson; Patrick Cantlay; Tyrrell Hatton; Viktor Hovland; Matthew Fitzpatrick; LPGA Tour. I am curious as to why the Tungsten was left in the 8-PW in the T-MB, but taken out of the AP2 as I have read and seen in reviews that the reason it was taken out was because it has little benefit in the short irons. The AP3 is really for those who found the AP2 or the similar sized T-MB a little too compact to be consistent with and joins an ever growing sector of the market I would call 'players improvement' irons. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Inspired by Justin Thomas; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; … Balls. Titleist hasn’t varied the AP2 line all that much throughout the course of their lineup, but they have made improvements to each iteration. While I have tried the T-MB's, I decided to go with the AP2's for my entire set... On a sidenote, I have been playing AP2's for the last 4 generations if that makes a difference...the 716's are the biggest difference I have felt and played! So donning my battered Stetson I moseyed on over to the bag holding the set of Titleist 716 MB irons and looked them straight in the eye. Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me the major difference between the Ap2 iron and the T-MB? CNCPT by Titleist. Adam Scott was enamored. CNCPT by Titleist. Went to a set of 716cb/Mb and love them. Share Followers 0. I currently have an old set of 690 MBs which are beginning to wear. The AP1 and AP2 irons with their larger heads and more decorated cavity backs were a break from that tradition. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Prev; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . Titleist AP2 irons offer a tour-proven design with incredible performance technologies for the course. Titleist 718 AP2 (available September 29) retails for $1,300 (eight clubs) and comes with True Temper’s Dynamic Gold AMT Tour White steel. I'll definitely try both them out when I get the chance. The Titleist718 T-MB irons are a niche club that are designed to have Tour looks and feel with greater distance. 712U vs TMB; 712U vs TMB Follow Thread. CNCPT by Titleist. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Inspired by Justin Thomas; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; … Titleist Thursdays; Golf Club Trial; Meet our Product Specialists; Scotty Cameron Showcase; Titleist Performance Institute; SureFit Technology; Shaft Performance Guide; … The Titleist Story. The AP2 has been my favourite Titleist club since it first came out in 2008 as it offered forgiveness and feel. All Golf Balls; Pro V1; Pro V1x; AVX; Tour Speed; Tour Soft; Velocity; TruFeel I am torn between these two sets, and full sets of the T-MB for testing are scarce. Now, we’re going to go back to the Titleist roots to talk about the AC 108—one of the first irons to offer tungsten perimeter weighting on the heel and toe. All CNCPT; CP-02; CP-03; CP-04; Vokey Design Wedges. Titleist 716 AP2 irons feature an innovative co-forged construction with tungsten weighting that is perfectly aligned at impact for more speed, distance, and control, Titleist AP2 irons offer tour-proven feel and forgiveness for all players. They are both amazing clubs, but it's really a personal preference. I am going to get fit next Saturday with a Titleist rep at our local Golf USA with a Trackman and try out some Tmb’s for the longer irons such as the 4 and 5 iron. I do not need help with launch, but am interested in the increased ball speeds and forgiveness that the T-MB appears to offer. Titleist AC 108 – Released 1972. For those players that do not need help with launch, the AP2 short and mid irons and the T-MB longer irons seemed to be the direction they moved towards. Check Lowest Price Global Golf . I currently have the 714 AP2's in my bag and have since 2014. Naturally, one would think that the AP3 would come after the AP2, and serve as a player iron. ©2020 Acushnet Company. Ping G400 vs. G Crossover? 718 Ap2 vs. Ap3 vs. TMB 3 iron Follow Thread. Traditionally, Titleist has produced simple, classical-looking irons with small heads and thin top edges. Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. Changed from AP2 to MB about 6 weeks ago, just spent the last 2 years fading my irons. March 05, 2019 at 10:24 PM . December 08, 2015 at 04:08 PM By Bigcat. I'm playing to a +10 right now and have started shaping shots more. To keep things simple for you, I am going to say that the Titleist T100 iron replaces the 718 AP2, even if Titleist don’t want me to make that comparison. TITLEIST 718 TMB IRONS Mark Crossfield reviews the Titleist 718 TMB irons and talks about who might get the most from this kind of golf club. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Teryllium; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; Previous models; IRON SELECTOR TOOL Get Started Just wanted to go high. All CNCPT; CP-02; CP-03; CP-04; Vokey Design Wedges. I asked Chris McGinley, VP of Marketing, why the AP2's are so successful with traditional muscle back or cb players: "The product gives the better player a truly balanced performance choice, outstanding feel with shot workability and forgiveness. I have no problems moving the ball. I have seen reviews with the 4 iron that was yielding higher ball speeds with less spin, and I guess I am just curious if this has been the effect you have seen in testing. In this video PGA Professional and American Golf custom fitter Nick Taylor tests the new Titleist 718 range in AP2, AP3. Just trying to make an informed decision. 716 ap2 vs 718 ap2; 716 ap2 vs 718 ap2 Follow Thread. November 06, 2015 at 11:11 PM By Sam H. 0 Likes; 11 Replies; Sam H Kula, HI. Understandingly, it’s the iron played by Jordan Spieth and many other Tour professionals. Their dispersion is great and I never have a problem holding greens and have never had one of those oddball fliers. SM8 Wedges; SM7 Wedges; Wedge Selector Tool; Design your Vokey Wedge; Scotty Cameron Putters. I looked (briefly) at the 716 AP2's, but I really did not like them at all (their physical appearance simply did not appeal to me and did not "suit my eye"). I like the look of the T-MBs at set up and the solid design. One thing I've come to really like from Titleist is that their clubs are so consistent. Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. As it did with the AP2, Titleist has improved the CG progression to bring launch numbers closer to optimal throughout the set. 718 AP3. Adam Scott was enamored. While the AP2 irons are bulky by Titleist's standards, the AP1 heads are noticeably larger and the top edge is also broader. I have the 716 AP2's that I bought in May of last year. Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. It was explained to me by a salesperson that the T-MB is more forgiving up and down the face, while the AP2 is more forgiving heel to toe. During a … I also prefer the look at address with the T-MBs (I hit my buddies 3 iron of that model all the time). Those irons are the direct replacement for the company’s 712U irons, which were designed to bridge the gap between the shortest fairway wood and hybrid in a golfer’s bag, and the longest AP2, CB or MB iron a golfer felt comfortable using. The AP2's are the overwhelming choice of Titleist Professionals. Haven't registered for Team Titleist yet? All CNCPT; CP-02; CP-03; CP-04; Vokey Design Wedges. TITLEIST BATTLE: AP1 vs. AP2 vs. August 25, 2018 at 02:54 AM By Willie P. 0 Likes; 4 Replies; Willie P. August 25, 2018 at 02:54 AM . All Vokey Design Wedges; SM8; Scotty Cameron Putters. Please sign in to comment ... and the TMB is literally my favorite in-play club off the tee. Unfortunately at the fitting I didn’t have a chance to hit the 3 iron. ©2020 Acushnet Company. How has the T-MB performed with players that don't need help with launch? The T-MB lofts are stronger and they have a faster face whereas the AP2 irons have more MOI. All rights reserved. Titleist has actually categorised them as distance irons along with 718 AP3 and 718 AP1 because they have a cast, hollow head with an unsupported face to maximise ball speed. The next AP iron in the line is the AP3. Balls. Golf Balls. Here is the breakdown of iron choice for Staffer's on Titleist's website: 710 cb players (20) and AP2 players (41). I have played an AP2/T-MB combo set before, and loved it and then switched it up a bit and went to the MB/T-MB combo. The T-MB has a hollow cast body with a face insert and the AP2 is a multimaterial forging. Like the AP2, the T-MB is now under threat from the new AP3 in the long irons, just because you get the same good feel with even more forgiveness. playgolf111 4 Posted August 6, 2019. playgolf111. I currently play the Taylor Made Psi iron but have been looking at the T-MB's lately as I play a T-MB 3 iron. Titleist 718 AP3 Video Review. AP2 vs. CB vs. MB; AP2 vs. CB vs. MB Unfollow Thread. Now that Titleist has introduced the T models to their line up I can’t help but think the T100 might be the Holy Grail of irons. Surprised to hear that the AP2's are more forgiving. The ap2's were just a little to big for me visually. Apparently it is something to do with my swing speed and the weight in the toe of the AP2's meaning I wasnt rotating the club enough. 716 ap2 vs 718 ap2; 716 ap2 vs 718 ap2 Follow Thread. I would be curious to know if in testing the apex of the two are similar. The AP3 is really for those who found the AP2 or the similar sized T-MB a little too compact to be consistent with and joins an ever growing sector of the market I would call 'players improvement' irons. If I was choosing, my favourite of the three would be the AP2. Mizuno JPX919 Forged Iron goes head to head with the Titleist 718 AP2 Iron in the battle of the cavity forged iron. New Titleist T100 iron vs AP2. The cavity-back designs are similar, with both featuring a black and silver tungsten nickel pla… Tough decision, but I don't think you can go wrong with either choice! The T-MB is a pretty similar size to the 718 AP2 irons that by name should begin with the AP1 and AP3, but are categorised … I was thinking of a combo set between AP2's and CB but once I hit the T-mb I was sold !!! It was explained to me by a salesperson that the T-MB is more forgiving up and down the face, while the AP2 is more forgiving heel to toe. December 18, 2016 at 03:18 AM 718 AP2. 0 Likes; 8 Replies; Bigcat Glasgow, KY . By playgolf111, August 6, 2019 in Equipment. All Vokey Design Wedges; SM8; SM7; Scotty Cameron Putters. I have carried my 735 2 iron since 2007 and this year I hit the T-MB during a fitting and now I have the 4 and 5 iron in the T-MB they are aweosme during my fitting the 4 iron and 5 iron launched a little higher and a little longer than the AP2. All CNCPT; CP-01; CP-02; Vokey Design Wedges. January 22, 2018 at 03:11 AM . I was at the range a few days ago with my laser and there is five to eight yards gain with the 716 AP2 over the … AP3!!! March 06, 2019 at 05:20 PM. So I went and got fitted for some 718 Ap2’s today as I am transitioning away from blades. Haven't registered for Team Titleist yet? 718 AP3. Good luck and keep us posted! The irons have also been released to players at the European Tour’s HNA Open de France. Changed to the MB's, no hit a draw like I use too and they go further. The gap between my Hybird and 4 was too much, so what I did was, ordered a TMB 5 and 4 iron and took the 4 to the range where a buddy has a bending machine, We bent the 4 a degree strong and I added a Graphite Design Tour AD 7Xi 92gm shaft to it and BOOM! All Vokey Design Wedges; SM8; Scotty Cameron Putters. I have been thinking about moving to a new set of irons and have been pondering the MB's (with TMB's in the longer irons 3-5). I’m a mid handicap player that’s consistently around a (10-12). CNCPT by Titleist. Many of our customers are asking how the AP3 fits into the line up. The T-MB will launch higher with faster ball speeds and less spin than the AP2. Titleist 718 T-MB Irons Review - Previously only available as long iron replacements, the new 718 T-MB irons now come as a full set. Golf Balls. The 716 version features a higher, more curved muscle back that not only increases the material behind the sweet spot but also gives a fresher, more stylish look than the straight line muscle on the previous 714 MB irons . Have you considered a combo set of both the AP2s and T-MBs? Had a set of Tmb irons, meh. But if it was between the ap2 and TMB I would go ap2 November 06, 2015 at 11:11 PM . We kicked this list offer with an iron that featured tungsten. The T-MB has tungsten in the 3-9 iron and none in the PW and the AP2 irons have tungsten in the 3-7 only. Hey Ryan, I played the 714 AP2s for two years, then I played the 716 AP2s for a year and now I'm playing T-MB's which I just got fitted for in Oceanside. I bought my 716s when they first came out and like them a lot. I currently play the Taylor Made Psi iron but have been looking at the T-MB's lately as I play a T-MB 3 iron. Titleist Thursdays; Golf Club Trial; Meet our Product Specialists; Scotty Cameron Showcase; Titleist Performance Institute; SureFit Technology; Shaft Performance Guide; Featured Fitting Event Golf Club Fitting. Understandingly, it’s the iron played by Jordan Spieth and many other Tour professionals. I love how Titleist took the 718 AP2 line and made some really nice improvements I think we all have wanted. Feel was kinda numb. However, now you know and partly this is because of the new range of models and partly because it is a little different to AP2. 718 AP2 – 3-PW, 50°/True Temper AMT Tour White; 718 AP3 – 3-PW, 48°/True Temper AMT Black; 718 CB – 2-PW/Project X LZ; 718 MB – 3-PW/Project X; 718 T-MB – 2-PW, 50°/Project X PXi; Titleist‘s newest generation of irons – the 718‘s – is now at Ted & Dave Custom Golf and we are excited to start fitting our customers for them. Recommended Posts. That was a lot of good information. Always looking for forgiveness and distance. All rights reserved. You really have to take the time and hit both of them, just like all clubs. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Inspired by Justin Thomas; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; … However when you put them down their appearance is pretty blade-like right throughout the set. I would just see if you can find a certified titleist fitter and hit them all and see what you come up with. Share; Posted August 6, 2019. The AP2s are more forgiving but the T-MB's give a more solid feel and I can shape shots better with them. Always looking for forgiveness and distance. I have had a few sets of ap2 but always move away from them for some reason. The new T100 are on the Titleist web page since … The AP2 entirely changed Titleist’s reputation and single-handedly created a completely new category of iron: players technology. The 716 AP2 was the number one iron model on Tour globally and therefore Titleist has officially badged the 718 AP2 as a tour iron and placed it in their tour category alongside the 718 MB and 718 CB irons rather than with the similarly named 718 AP1 and 718 AP3. All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; Teryllium; Putter Selection Guide; Custom Options/Specs; Previous models; IRON SELECTOR TOOL Get Started Clubhead Comparison: Titleist C16 vs. TMB vs. 716 AP1 Why Do This Test: There has been huge advancements in recent years leading to irons that launch the ball farther and farther. 0 0 0. One person's opinion is only right for that person. The Vokeys will have an advantage in that it is more versatile on creative shots. Most of Titleist’s T-MB irons will be sold as long iron replacements, as only the 2-5 irons are the only ones that will be sold at retail. By Bigcat. Thanks for the input. All Golf Balls; Pro V1; Pro V1x; Pro V1x Left Dash; AVX; Tour Speed; Tour Soft Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me the major difference between the Ap2 iron and the T-MB? A little confused as to how the T-MB … Total Rating 0%. CNCPT by Titleist. History; Research & Development; Manufacturing; Product Testing & Validation; Pro V1 Story: The Endless Pursuit; Prototype Testing; #ProvingIt Hub; Loyalty Rewarded Extended to … The AP2 has been my favourite Titleist club since it first came out in 2008 as it offered forgiveness and feel. I think they are both great clubs and offer the player a bit of everything they want, a smaller look at address, forgiveness and distance. Advanced Members; 4 365 posts; Feedback. I recently switched irons from 712MB's to AP2's and always carried a 704 CB 2 Iron, I am wanting to update the 2 iron and am thinking of either a 712U or the TMB 2 iron. Please sign in to comment; Bax. Most of Titleist’s T-MB irons will be sold as long iron replacements, as only the 2-5 irons are the only ones that will be sold at retail. TITLEIST 718 TMB IRONS Mark Crossfield reviews the Titleist 718 TMB irons and talks about who might get the most from this kind of golf club. March 05, 2019 at 10:24 PM By Steve N. 0 Likes; 4 Replies; Steve N . But when I had the AP2/T-MB combo, I had 6-PW in AP2 and then 3-5 in T-MB and the set was awesome! Hi Drew, You are correct - the T-MB has tungsten in the 2-9 iron, but not the P & W. The T-MB P & W will go higher with less spin than a Vokey (assuming you match everything else, grip, length, loft and shaft) Whether that works better for you is dependent on your game. Could not flight the short irons down enough. They hit the same trajectories, go the same distances, and get plenty of spin. It is for those elite players who can strike the centre of the face consistently, but who want a lower MOI head in order to shape shots. I would recomend a combo set T-MB longer irons and AP2's sorter irons but this is just my opinion hope it helps. PGA Tour. Titleist has grouped it with the 718 T-MB and 718 AP1 as one of their 'Distance' irons because of its forgiveness and unsupported face design. Watch our video review to find out more. On average the MB will add three strokes to my round versus the AP2. As such, they have different targets for mass properties and use different methods of weighting to achieve these targets. December 08, 2015 at 04:08 PM . Built smarter to go faster A hollow-body, multi-material construction utilizes high-density tungsten and a thin unsupported face to create faster ball speeds, while still offering a Tour-validated look and feel. Titleist 716 irons feature new technology and updates over existing AP, CB and MB lines, along with the all-new T-MB Utility iron. Also, I don't have to worry about all the different materials in the composition of the AP2s, but many of the pros play them. 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