771CSI IRONS

 

Thin Face, High COR, Variable Thickness Face in a Carbon Steel Body to Offer a Wide Range in Lie and Loft Bending for Custom Fitting

Features:

  • High 0.830 COR face design offers the most distance for all golfers
  • CNC Machined Variable Thickness Face delivers superb off-center hit forgiveness
  • Head body material is 1020C carbon steel to allow clubmakers to perform a wide range in loft and lie bending – previously all high COR thin face designs had to be mounted in a 17-4 stainless body, which limited loft and lie fitting options
  • Conventional Head Size and Shape means a wider range of golfers will like the 771CSI design
  • Fully Radiused Sole Design with Rounded Leading Edge offers golfers the best playability from all types of grass as well as from the rough
  • Available in RH & LH in  #4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, PW, (AW RH only) in bright satin NiCr electroplated finish

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Gavin Townsend
1 month ago

Tom Any news on any new designs in the pipeline?

Gavin Townsend
18 days ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Tom

Very exciting.

Looking forward to especially the 791MW. Feel it’s time for a “big stick” upgrade.

Thanks

Gavin

Ginger Robertson
1 month ago

I’m a lady left handed golfer. Playing my third year and I’m 72. I have a 7 wood Wishon club that I love. Bought it off eBay. Very hard to find left handed clubs. I would like to have a Wishon driver and a 5 wood with senior shaft. I would like to have a set of irons also when ever I can find where to purchase them Where can I get them. I live in central Florida
Thank you

Dorman Parsons
2 months ago

Is the 771CSI a forged iron. It says it on all other clubs but not on the 771 info?

Doug White
3 months ago

Hi Tom, Wondering what your thoughts are on the difference, and advantage/disadvantage with the development of hybrid-iron sets that have been manufactured by Cleveland, TourEdge, and Wilson. I have a set of 771CSI (7-LW) irons that were put together for me by CJ Ebel in Ocean Isle, NC, I also have a set of Touredge “iron wood” model HL4 that I have been trying out for fun. The new, all hybrid, larger, hollow body is easy to hit and good distance. I still lean toward the weight and feel of my 771″s. However, the new hybrid-iron clubs do seem to… Read more »

Doug White
3 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Tom,
Thanks for the detailed, timely answer. My experience, and your expertise seem to validate my experience. My current set of Wishon clubs is #2-6 775HS hybrids and #7-9 771CSI irons, w/wedges. I tend to to go with the hybrids instinctively whenever I can.
Please consider reinstating the #6 775HS. I’m wearing mine out. Thanks again.

Nathan
5 months ago

Hi,

According to the specs these heads max out face “hottness” at a .83 COR.

How much more ball speed would these produce compared to the 565? Say you had a golfer that swings their 6i at 80 mph, with a slight downward AoA, how many extra yards of distance are we looking at here?

Just for reference, what would the COR be of the 565 heads?

Thanks in advance.

Nathan Smardenka
4 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Mr. Wishon,

I’ve been thinking of your answer for the last little while.

So, what is the point of even putting the iron number on the bottom of the sole? At this point perhaps just putting the loft in degrees on the bottom of the head makes more sense.

What do you think?

Lyle G.
6 months ago

Hi Tom,
I’m currently playing 30 year old hogan forged edge irons. I really like their feel and can work the ball well with them. I’m 60 now and still getting good distance and gapping with them. Would I be able to fade or draw the 771’s or would the 565’s be a better option?

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Ash
6 months ago
Reply to  Lyle G.

Thank you for the comment.
The 565’s would be a great choice, at the address position they look similar to tradition forged clubs, but they also offer great off centre performance, still giving you the ability to work the ball.
The 771 is a more game improvement design that also helps with distance, as it has a High Cor face.
Out of the two models the 565 would be the easier for you to transition from the Hogan’s, great feel and workability.

Thanks,
Doug

Brad
6 months ago

Tom,

I love my set of 870s but have to confess after 10+ years that they are wearing out and probably need to be replaced. I understand that the 771s are the replacement but they look smaller and I am concerned that the MOI might be less than that of the 870s? I have really come to appreciate how stable the 870s are after hitting other OEM demos.

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Ash
6 months ago
Reply to  Brad

It’s great to hear that you have been playing 870’s for 10 years and still love them.
You are correct the 771 is the replacement head for the 870. Head measurements are fairly similar, the 771 has got a very slightly larger face area and a little more offset. Taking into account the slightly larger 771 head size, Moi stability will be high.

Thanks,
Doug

Joe H
6 months ago

I was recently fitted for 771 CS1 irons. The improvement was instant, I was shooting low to mid 90s and went out about the third time and shot 81. Obviously I am very pleased with the setup. I was playing Ping G410 irons with SR flex shafts. The 771 CS1 irons are Nippon R flex with Pure grips. They feel wonderful. I have but one complaint, my clubmaker didn’t have a 5 iron head so I am minus the 5 iron until he can get the head. Best hitting set of clubs I have ever owned.

Mike O
8 months ago

Hi Tom,

I’ve been playing the 771’s since 2017 with good results. However, I have experienced many golf balls being beat up by the clubface (pieces of the ball in the grooves), particularly on the 9i, 8i & wedges. Have you received similar feedback on the 771?

Thanks for your support,
Mike

Phil Allard
10 months ago

Hi Tom: I am seeking your professional advice as I being to work with Bill Weitzel on getting fit for a new set of irons. Currently I play Taylormade 2.0 Burner irons that I was fitted for about 10 years ago. The fitting consisted of using Trackman and I know the fitting I will be receiving from Bill will be more extensive and thorough. Side note, Bill and I worked together last year on a driver fitting and I have a Wishon 919 in my bag and I absolutely love it. A little about me, I am 61 and my… Read more »

Phil Allard
10 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Tom:

Thank you for your quick, thoughtful and detailed reply. I appreciate your guidance and you validated some of my thoughts as I weigh which direction I will go with my iron selection.
I am excited to work with Bill because I know he is thorough and which ever selection I make the clubs will be fitted properly. I will check back once I have made the selection.

Phil

chris moyer
10 months ago
Reply to  Phil Allard

As someone that worked with Bill just this year, I can definitely tell you you’re in good hands. I went with the 771’s and they’re fantastic.

Phillip Allard
10 months ago
Reply to  chris moyer

Chris:
Thank you for your feedback and I am looking forward to hitting the 771s and working with Bill

Phil

Phil Allard
10 months ago
Reply to  Phil Allard

Tom: I completed my fitting with Bill Weitzel and I chose the 771s. The feel of the 565s were awesome and I enjoyed hitting a cavity back forged blade but the off center hit performance of the 771s closed the deal for me. Seeing is believing when you see the FlightScope data. The 771s center hit feel was excellent IMO and this club fit my eye. Bill dialed in my shaft selection, shaft length, club weight with the KBS C Taper 120 S and my shot dispersion when compared to my current clubs became tighter. As you know a properly… Read more »

Phil Allard
8 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Tom:

Thank you again for the guidance and feedback you provided as I went through the process of selecting new irons.

I did select the 771CSI irons and Bill Weitzel truly is an excellent club fitter. I have played the new irons several times and have hit countless practice balls. I am happy to report these irons along with Bill’s fitting expertise are the best irons I have owned in 45 plus years of playing golf.

All the best to you,

Phil Allard

Dan Bibeau
10 months ago
Reply to  Phil Allard

Phil,

As a clubmaker since the 1970s (now mostly retired), I think you landed on the best option out there with the 771s. Tom has always been at the forefront of iron technology for all golfers, not catering to what touring pros use which drives the big companies’ marketing. The 771s have helped golfers of all abilities enjoy the game more in my experience. Enjoy the new clubs.

Phillip Allard
9 months ago
Reply to  Dan Bibeau

Dan:

Thank you for feedback on the 771s. I am a big believer in the “Arrow and Indian” when it comes to golf equipment. I know the clubs have been properly fit based on working with Bill Weitzel, so now it is up to me.

Thank you
Phil

Frazer
10 months ago

Hi Tom, I already have many TW clubs (2 sets of irons and innumerable woods). I am wanting to alter my set make up to squeeze in a 64 wedge. I have always liked the 771’s but if I did that, I would be one club too many. At the long and of the bag I currently have the 919 fd @ 14 deg, the 365pf @ 18 deg then a 23 hybrid (sorry not yours this time!). Then at the other end I have 52, 56, 60 and want to add a 64 (yes I can hit it properly).… Read more »

Fraser Nicol
1 year ago

Hi Tom, just purchased a used set of 771s for my son but they are all going rusty at the back especially the PW. Also the offset is a lot different to my custom made 771s. Used them yesterday and the feel was like using a frying pan and the distance’s were well short….. is there a chance these are fakes ?
Cheers
Fraser Nicol Cheltenham UK.

Pete Bielski
1 year ago

Tom – a few holidays back I was visiting a daughter in Fuqua-Varina and there was a break in the weather, so I decided to hit balls at 401 Range…. had to borrow clubs at the range, so owner let me hit a set of used Titleists that were for sale…. i struggled mightily to hit clean shots…. the Tom Miller walked up and changed my life … “I like your swing… but I think you should try these.” Hello 771 CSIs….. It was love at at first swing….. sorry Tom didn’t have a set ready to sell, but I… Read more »

Joseph
1 year ago

Hi Tom,

I’m not a very good golfer, but I like playing. I would like a new set of irons to “start over” which set should I look at?

Tony
1 year ago

Hi Tom – I did a full bag fitting with Tim Mosel about 2 years ago, he was fantastic. At the time I purchased D, 5W, Hybrid, 52, 56, and 60 wedges. After some evaluation of my irons (Titleist 716 ap1) Tim determined they were very close to where my specs measured out and I decided to hold off on irons. Now I am considering following through on the iron purchase (he recommended the 771CSI w/ graphite shaft). I have several friends who play this iron and absolutely love it. My only concern would be the lofts compared to my… Read more »

Heimo Schober
1 year ago

Tom, thank you so much for answering my questions…and in these kind words, it is an honour for me. Please don’t get angry about me, but I’m having a few additional questions: I will get fitted for the 771 irons from Daoud Al-Zubeidi here in Vienna. As you recommended I will make a set from 6 to pw and instead the 5iron I will take a 5 hybrid. Unfortunately, as a left handed guy, I have to find a hybrid from one of the OEMs. At present, my favourite ist the ping g425 with 26*, shortened to a regular 5iron… Read more »

Heimo Schober
1 year ago

Hi Tom, I‘m lefthanded and searching for a new set of irons. I play a six handicap but am not the longest hitter (Driver SS in the low 90ies, 5i about 78mph). So a few more yards with my irons would be really fine. Especially when it comes to the longer irons, my gapping is nowhere near the 10 yard range. Carry Distance of 5i is about 160, 6i flies 155 and 7iron about 148. I am willing to give the 771s a chance…i have a 919thi driver and am really satisfied. What are your thoughts? Should i go with… Read more »

Les Green
1 year ago

Hi Tom. I just tried your 771 irons & like others have said, very forgiving, & look amazing for a G.I. iron. I just wanted to know a couple of things, firstly do you plan on bringing out a successor to the 771 ? I know I know if it ain’t broke don’t fix it LOL , & you don’t change for change sake like some of the OEM companies who seem to be bringing out a new iron every 5 minutes , no names mentioned. With that said are you planning on designing a successor with less offset &… Read more »

Les Green
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Hi Tom , Thanks for the reply , that’s music to my ears , can’t wait to see them & of course try them . Do you think you’ll be releasing this year ?
One last thing , did you design the legendary Golfsmith Tour Cavity Forged irons back in the late 90’s when you head of R&D for Golfsmith ? What a classic iron that was.
All the best Les.

Mike Barnett
1 year ago
Reply to  Les Green

Les,
I can’t say enough about how pleased I am using the 771 csi irons. The feel, sound, distance and forgiveness is all there. It is a design that definitely should live on and would be tough to improve upon. I recently added the 4 iron and had a Steelfiber i95 shaft put in it. It is by far the easiest 4 iron I have ever hit.
Enjoy them.
Mike

Les.
1 year ago
Reply to  Mike Barnett

Thanks for that Mike.

Brian_N_Cols_OH
1 year ago

Hi Tom, I tinker with building my own irons. All of the different design factors make my head spin and I’m trying to figure out whether I really need a super game improvement or a little more on the side of a player’s iron. Will probably try to get fit soon if I can find someone close, but was wondering if you had some thoughts based on my swing characteristics: Was a 5 handicap when younger, probably more like 12 now (less consistent) I hit the ball super high – always have since a teen – I think I hit… Read more »

Tim Dees
1 year ago

Hi Tom
Is acct #14884 still active? I do mostly repairs now for all of the private clubs (7) from San Francisco to San Mateo, Ca. The 989CLA heads have caught my eye as a great component option. Can you send me some detailed photo’s? I am looking for some heads with a narrow heel and a high square toe. You and I go back to the 90’s (Golfsmith) I appreciate your genius! Robin Arthur says hi, BTW.
Cheers

Art Smith
1 year ago

Hi, Tom—Thanks to your input, I now have started my journey to be “full Tom Wishon”. I just got my 771s with Wishon graphite shafts (custom determined by my club fitter and your shaft recommendation chart), your 775 HS 3-hybrid with a Wishon shaft (again, as recommended by your charts based on my swing tendencies), and a re-shafted 919 THI 12*, 44.5” Wishon shaft, tipped at the bottom (based on a Wishon Golf staff member recommendation for my swing tendencies). When I save up a bit more, I’m going with three Micro Groove HM wedges. Eventually, I hope to finalize… Read more »

Sylvain St-Pierre
1 year ago

Hi Tom,

I opened my account on Diamond Golf and almost ready to start my shop. I will start by myself and build a new set. I am a left handed, low handicaper and always played forged irons. Had injuries to a knee and ankle and my swing changed. Do you recommend the 771? I want more forgivness and i still have good clubhead speed. I would put KBS C taper on. Thanks!

Sylvain St-Pierre
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Thank you very much Tom!
As soon as the COVID is behind us, i will be able to attend clubmaking classes. By this time, i will read your books for sure!

Sylvain St-Pierre
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

I received my books. Started my reading as recommended and i learn so much! Really love your writing style and i laugh 🙂

I also ordered a 6 iron 979ss. It look amazing! Offset is not an issue. I will use the shaftlock system to try a few shafts.

Patrick Wilson
1 year ago

Tom, recently started looking for new irons. Handicap dropped from 18+ to low teens. Heck, broke 80 for 1st it,e in life… anyway, my swin coach was a Wilson sponsored player for years and he turned me into the new D7,s… found a 5 iron to try… had a project x roofless steel 6.5 shaft… I play to s300s currently (at 52). Working with jerry kibler in GA on shafts and he let me hit a 771 for the shaft…l now I am confused on heads…. dr for ged or 771… trying to understand the difference… help!,,,,,

Patrick Wilson
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Thanks Tom. I am currently playing Hireko’s warp speed. Probably play 8 iron 150 to 155,

Art Smith
1 year ago

I hope that I don’t cause you to take down the “Make a comment” section! What is your thoughts on my using my old 550C irons, at least in the higher lofts—say PW thru 7-iron? Or, would I just be better off going with all 771s?
I’m sure this will be one of my last questions!
Thanks.
Art

Art Smith
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Thanks—I was actually hoping that was going to be your answer. Thanks. Art

Alvaro
1 year ago

Hi Tom, I’m in the process of being fitted with Alex Robertson in Scotland. Already had 1st session and schedule for the 2nd one. Im 18 hdcp currently playing Mizuno MX 26 thus wonder whether at glance I will benefit more from 771 or the 565 irons which whatever shaft combination (weight , flex & lenght) will provide better smash factor. I was able to hit some shots with a spare sterling 7i and felt very soft even by being cast, so u8nderstand that this 771 will be similar feel? On the other hand would be greta to learn more… Read more »

Alvaro
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Hi Tom,
Many thanks for taking the time to answer my questions.
As said, I found High COR face very soft feeling so Im sure 771 is the way to go.
With regards to the 10 clubs configuration my bad, I missunderstood. For better or worse I dont fall into those slow swing speeds cstegory thus Im afraid I will still have to carry 13 or 14 clubs ;-p
Hope you can have the time and chance to come and try finnest golf courses up here. Cheers!

Alvaro
1 year ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Hi Tom, Thanks for taking the tim to answer. According to your comments the 771 are then the way to go, as said I found them surprisingly smooth compared to another cast from major OEM. regarding the 10 clubs configuration, my bad, I missunderstood for the better or worse I dont fall on those slow swing categories thus will have to carry a proper set up in my bag.
Hope you may be alow to travel shortly and enjoy the fine courses we have up here

Cheers!