And not to mention I saved quite a bit on a new set of 716's vs new set of 718… You need to check into the 716 AP1. The 714s do not have the tungsten in the long irons which makes the 716s a little more forgiving. 716 AP2 vs 718 AP3; 716 AP2 vs 718 AP3 Follow Thread ... especially approach shots and around the green. By Jeffery M. Any TT members recently get 716 AP irons and thinking about the new 718's? His fitting sets should be here by Friday and I am dying to try them out. January 13, 2018 at 06:23 AM Not a perfect analogy, and everyone's circumstances such as discretionary income and alternatives for enjoyment differ, but I like to think of it like an automobile. Didnt see enough difference in 718… It is all to do with the weighting, the design of the sole and the cavity back which work together to create what Titleist … Usually more subtle changes. Not much,just like I did ap2 714 to ap2 716. Yes, I bought new driver/3 wood this year so budget is not there for new clubs. I am currently playing a full set of 716 T-MB irons, but wanted to get an additional set to game. All rights reserved. Titleist R&D does an outstanding job and the improvement from 712 to 714 to 716 … Titleist AP1 714 Irons . Happy with both but may look at replacing the MB and going 5-PW with CB so will definitely take a look at the 718 CB. What does everyone think? Once again the AP1 irons are the standout performers in Titleist's biennial launch according to equipment editor James Savage. :). I don’t know the difference between 718 and 716, but big changes from 714 to 716. TITLEIST 718 AP2 IRONS v TITLEIST 716 IRONS - NEW BETTER THAN OLD? ... Tech Talk: Titleist 716 AP1 and AP2 irons. The biggest difference between the 714 and the 716 MB is going to be the design of the back of the club, where it used to concave, or bow in towards the face (714), the 716 … I just recently switched to Titleist, and I ended up going with the 716's vs the 718's due to the fact that I did not find a noticeable difference in distance/trajectory/etc. You need to do your research beforehand, so make sure you visit the Titleist website to find out more about what they offer. Many of you who play Titleist AP2 irons probably don't realise that you a playing with a tour iron, but you are. ©2020 Acushnet Company. Went the Titleist Thursday fitting, got the correct set up and am seeing great results. 0 Likes; 3 Replies; ... 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"). Always trying to buy a game. Biggest reason is that i really want to play MB’s and that they worked really well in fitting and test. Category: Game-Improvement Irons Price: $800, steel; $1,000, graphite WE TESTED: 4–GW with True Temper XP 95 steel shaft KEY TECHNOLOGIES: … Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. I may consider a AP3/AP2 combo set. My AP2s are almost 2 years old now but playing the best golf of my life right now( 1 handicap). I think that the best advice was to hit both clubs side by side and see which results you like best. Didnt see enough difference in 718’s so just bought used 716s. Bought a set of 716 ap 1 irons i like the way they feel and play very good irons titleist makes excellent golf equipment, I have the 718 AP1s they were ok for me but I don’t seem to have the workability that I need, I've been playing golf a long time tried other iron brands bought a set of titleist ap1 716 irons and definitely see a big difference in my game by far the best set of irons I've used, Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. They came up with the marketing … The WOW factor is there. Hit the 718 CB yesterday and after an hour I made the move. I am an intermediate player and looking for a new iron that provide me maximum distance and forgiveness. The muscle shaping on the back is slightly different but that is just cosmetic according to an article I read. Better look and feel. Sure they look sweet but performance wise for my game, I'm not thinking about upgrading. Purchasing any good set of irons is an investment. ... My fitting came down to miz MP-18 and the Titleist 718 … For me, doing research before I buy and assuring myself that there is a "fit" for my game is more important then the next sparkly thing. If they are that much better than get them and if not stay with 716, Currently playing 716 CB and 716 MB combo set. I just upgraded from the 714 AP2 to the 716 AP1. I have 716 AP1s and a 917 D2, upgraded from 714 irons and 913 D2. Needed the improvement factor and distance. 03:01. I enjoy a new car, the smell, the new features, less noise, etc......but it takes a few years to wear out, the technology changes incrementally on new models, and it is not worth it for me to get a new one every year. Maybe the ap3 would make a big difference.Try going to a demo day. All CNCPT; CP-02; CP-03; CP-04; Vokey Design Wedges. Thanks! Peter. AP1 716 vs AP1 718; AP1 716 vs AP1 718 Unfollow Thread. I switched and never looked back. At 56, I could always use more distance. I am currently playing a full set of 716 T-MB irons, but wanted to get an additional set to game. CNCPT by Titleist. I have posted this many times but for me the 712 has a better more focused feel than the 714 and looks better at address. Beautiful irons and at my age these irons make me focus on hitting the sweet spot and not worrying about distance. On your question of … Traded in my 716 CB and 716 MB for a set of 5-PW 718CB and 718 AP3 4 Iron. Nolan, you are right in that Titleist doesn't drastically change the playing characteristics of their irons 716MB to 718MB or 716CB to 718CB. Well, Titleist had provided Spieth with a prototype set that matched the specs of his 714 AP2s, and Spieth used Titleist's new 716 AP2 irons at The Barclays last week. My pro told me today that he previewed the AP3s last week and he said they are hot, significant distance improvements. Biggest reason is that i really want to play MB’s and that they worked really well in fitting and test. Haven't registered for Team Titleist yet? Playing 716 AP2 stock AMT since release but changed to 716 MB to with Project X shaft. August 30, 2017 at 04:20 PM I've read where the CG is the same location and I believe offset is almost identical. November 24, 2017 at 04:31 AM By KCGolfGuy. When I was testing both sets and was fitted, I found out that the 718 AP1 irons are a degree stronger than the 714 and 716 … 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 … They didn’t have a model that sat between the AP1 and AP2 so they launched the AP3. I am going to have to make a decision whether to upgrade or not. Titleist 718 AP2 Iron goes head to head with Titleist 716 AP2 Iron - is the newer model better than the old? 718 ap2 vs 714 ap2; 718 ap2 vs 714 ap2 Follow Thread. In July I got new 716 AP1's and they perform the way I want them too. Currently a 6 handicap and I don't think the 718's would benefit me much. Spieth … In this Titleist 718 AP1 v AP2 v AP3 video, Neil Tappin offers his verdict on and guidance about the differences on offer. Haven't registered for Team Titleist yet? I will definitely check this out,when it comes here to Hawaii in September. ... Titleist 714 … Just upgraded my two teenage boys from 714 AP1 to 716 AP1 (surprising them). Anybody else feel the same way? The Titleist 716 AP1 irons are a forgiving high-end game improvement club that carries on the traditions of previous generations of AP1s. I was thinking of 718 CBs but wanted to see what everyone thinks of the previous versions also. Not sure there is a lot of difference in the CB but maybe knowing that the tungsten in the toe and heel made me think it felt better. Felt like the 716 AP2s with a little less forgiveness. Had the 716 first and bought the 714 second hand for next to nothing as a practice set that lives in the car (the others at the club). The Titleist 716 AP1 iron is the next evolution of the AP1 model last tweaked in 2013, but this time the changes are more significant. Found a slightly used 716 AP1 with … The thing is, I like the feel of the 714 more - but it could more the shaft, the 714 … Go get fit and hit them side by side. I belive they used a lil more tungsten in the 718 i swung them they felt great but not enough to switch, I love my irons, Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. Rhat way i can keep my Ap2 and use the 4i and 5i if needed. But in both cases, getting fit to a different setup was by far and away the biggest difference in improvement. I sport the AP1's right now, gunna gamble and wait to see if they come out in a dark finish.Too soon to upgrade says my better half. I was thinking of 718 … I tried the 716 version when I was testing and eventually settled on my current set. The 716 didn't … The 714 … All Scotty Cameron Putters; Special Select; Phantom X; … The AMT is an option in the 716 and the 718. Just wanted to pulse the group to see if anyone has feedback regarding the difference between 714/716/718 CB irons. I've got a Titleist Thursday appointment at the … You then need to spend some time out on the course, playing with the Titleist 718 … I haven't hit the 718 yet but I own the 716. ©2020 Acushnet Company. The 716 was a big change Titleist rep said the 716 CB was more forgiving than the AP2. I am currently playing 714 … I have 716 AP2s.....which I plan to keep for a few years, but I will look at the 718s, and probably just buy 818s to replace my older hybrids. The 716 MB came stock with the DG S300. Equipment counts courtesy of Darrell Survey. Playing 716 AP2 stock AMT since release but changed to 716 MB to with Project X shaft. All rights reserved. If you can find a good condition set of 712s go for it! I have done some research and quite interested in titleist ap1 716, … By The Dom. I have played both and like the 716 AP1 better. I am out of money now so I have to make these work. 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