Golfers should notice the extra forgiveness at play while being drawn in by the premium, elegant look on the shelf. The low spin might be a concern for some but should be able to be managed via a custom fitting.
- Incredibly accurate
- Noticeably longer than outgoing SIM2 Max
- Lively but pleasant sound and feel
- Considerably low spin limits stopping power
The Ping G430 iron adds extra distance to the performance party without compromising the forgiveness or consistency we saw in the G425. The feel is solid, lively and approach shots just seem easier to execute, which genuinely elevates your enjoyment of the game.
- Notably longer than G425
- Impressive stopping power
- Very consistent off center
- Badge appearance will divide opinion
PING G430 VS TAYLORMADE STEALTH IRONS: READ OUR HEAD-TO-HEAD VERDICT
If you are in the market for a set of irons this year then Ping and TaylorMade are both likely to feature high on your shortlist. Whether you are looking for the best irons for beginners or you just think that it’s time to upgrade your irons you won’t go far wrong with either of these two leading golf brands who cater for every skill level from novice to Tour Pro.
The Ping G430 and the TaylorMade Stealth are two of the best game improvement irons available for mid-high handicap golfers and those who need a little help with their iron play, but which one is going to help you find the green more consistently and earn a place in your bag? That’s what I wanted to find out, taking a detailed look at how these two irons look, feel, sound and perform so that should you be thinking about upgrading your irons this year, you will have a much better idea of what will best suit your needs.
Having tested both of these irons thoroughly, both would easily be grouped among the most forgiving irons on the market. The TaylorMade Stealth iron is a slightly older model, launched in April of 2022, whereas the Ping G430 iron hit the shelves January 2023. I hit them both on a launch monitor and on the golf course to really understand the subtle differences between the two clubs. Here’s what I discovered.
The Stealth is slightly more pleasing on the…