STERLING
SINGLE LENGTH IRONS

 

A Unique Set Design to be Built to One Length for all Clubs to Deliver a Perfect Match of all Elements of Swing Feel for shot consistency.

Features:

    • Single length construction ensures all possible elements of swing feel are identical for each club in the set – same MOI, same total weight, same headweight, same balance point – to offer the chance for improved shot consistency
    • Identical length and lie allow the golfer to use the same stance, same posture, same swing plane forimproved shot consistency
    • Optional high COR #5 hybrid with high COR #4, 5, 6, and 7 irons offer proper distance for the low loft clubs at the shorter single length. Other single length sets may lose distance with the low loft clubs
    • Conventional cast carbon steel in the #8 to gap wedge with 5* loft increments blend with the high COR design of the low loft clubheads to offer proper distance gaps and proper
      distance with the high loft clubs. Other single length sets may generate too much distance with the high loft clubs
    • Available in a #5 hybrid or #5 iron to match the player’s desire and ability, with #6 to 9, PW and Gap Wedge and Sand Wedge
    • Sterling Irons® Single Length clubs can be built to 36.5”, 36.75 or 37” length for each club as fit by the Clubmaker for the golfer’s comfort and preference. Contrasts with most other single length sets being created for a 37.5” length – which can generate too much distance with the high loft irons
    • Intended to be custom fit with any Wishon Golf S2S iron shaft model and flex to meet the swing speed, transition/tempo and release point of the golfer.
    • Sterling Irons® hybrid uses standard iron shaft (.370)
    • The #4 iron should only be used by golfers with a #5 iron clubhead speed of 85mph or higher to be able to make the club generate the proper trajectory and height to be able to carry the ball further than the #5 iron
    • Available in RH (#5 Hybrid, 4-9, PW, GW, SW) & LH (5-SW); New Blade Wedges (LW, SW) available in RH only

    For more information on the technical benefits of single length set construction, we offer this complete Q&A about single length iron set technology.

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Mitch Bradley
4 days ago

Still loving the EQ1-NXs. The other day I had a personal-best 15 greens in regulation on a difficult course, including a 4 hybrid shot where I had to work a little draw around a tree to a raised green.Brilliant design, Tom.

Paul Palermo
1 month ago

I’ve had the Sterling Irons for 3 years. Now the PW just started making a weird vibration when I hit it. What would cause that ?

Mitch Bradley
1 month ago
Reply to  Paul Palermo

Graphite shafts sometimes crack or delaminate, especially near the tip where there is a lot of stress. If that happens the shaft must be replaced

Mitch Bradley
1 month ago

More on the hybrid situation – removing the back weights and putting the 10g tungsten in the toe port fixed the problem. No more toe hooks!

RC
1 month ago

Hello Tom, I am in the process of buying a set of the EQ1 and trying to decide between shafts. I am looking at the S2S White S, the Black S, or the Black R and was hoping you can provide some insight. Also, if there is another option I am overlooking, please advise. I “fit” into the Black S, but I prefer a high ball flight since I can readily knock down my wedges, but can’t as readily hit my 6 or 5 irons higher. Also, I play a lot of 3/4 shots which drops my ss down into… Read more »

RC
1 month ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Thank you for the response. I will start with that.

Mitch Bradley
1 month ago

I’m really enjoying the EQ1-NX irons. Yesterday I started testing the hybrids. My irons go to 5I so as a starting point I built a 4 hybrid at 1″ longer than the 5I, same R-flex S2S White shaft as the irons, with two of the 5g tungsten weights in the rear ports. There was a ripping headwind in the practice area that accentuates any spin. I was getting gear-effect toe hooks like no tomorrow. I changed my setup to hit more toward the heel and the sidespin settled down – but I don’t think I can play this setup in… Read more »

King
1 month ago

I have a set of sterling one length in 5-SW. I’m a lefty. Could I buy a SW at 56 degrees and bend it to 60 degrees to play as a lob…I see it says plus or minus 4 degree bend, and since their is no lob wedge option in lefty trying to keep my set consistent…i know more goes into one length than just bending the club, but thinking outside the box is what one length is all about.

Mitch Bradley
1 month ago

I have been using EQ1-NX for about a week now, after having used Sterlings daily since they first came out. Here are my impressions so far. The EQ1-NX heads do indeed look a bit larger than Sterlings. The look inspires confidence, especially after you discover the following performance characteristics… The EQ1s are definitely more forgiving in several ways Off-center hits toward the toe and heel go straighter Thin strikes low on the face fly higher The sole interacts better with the turf; it’s less prone to “grab” in gnarly grass I really like the EQ1’s versatility for chipping. The clubface… Read more »

Tom Summerhays
1 month ago
Reply to  Mitch Bradley

I concur with these observations fully.

Pat
1 month ago

Tom – been playing Sterlings for 3 years and love them. The Sterling heads are larger (more surface area) than average and I really like that feature.
Three questions
1. How large are the heads and how do they compare to more mainstream brands ?
2. How do they compare to the EQ heads?
3. What is the trade off of a larger head. Seems like more mass is easier to hit, particularly for off center hits
Thx

Mitch Bradley
2 months ago

More EQ1-NX results: I am testing EQ1-NX a few clubs at a time, trying different shafts and different shot types and turf conditions. I started with the SW built with a standard weight steel shaft (Wishon Smooth Steel) because I like extra weight in the high loft wedges that are used mostly with partial swings. Then I branched out to 8 iron, trying both a graphite shaft (Wishon S2S white R flex) and a lightweight steel shaft (Wishon SuperLite R flex). I prefer the graphite because I get a slightly higher ball flight and the dispersion seems to be a… Read more »

Ed
2 months ago

Tom,
Are the EQ1-NXs suitable for everyone? I’d guess that there is some minimum swing speed/strength/etc requirement. The reason I asked is that the comments have all slanted toward men of various ages. Not to be sexist but it made me wonder about women of all ages and whether they would be candidates for the EQ1-NXs?

Mitch Bradley
2 months ago

I really like what Tom has done with the new EQ1-NX sand wedge. The sole profile is very effective from a variety of difficult lies. That, in combination with the weight distribution and the face design, makes the ball come off with a predictable trajectory under conditions that used to cause me trouble.

Larry
2 months ago

What are the factors involved with choosing either a graphite of steel shaft for single length irons? Is it personal preference or does one favor a certain type of player? Thanks

Mitch Bradley
2 months ago

UPS just delivered a set of EQ1-NX components. Time to build test clubs! Can’t wait to try them out!

Jason Anderson
2 months ago

What’s the swing weight of the s2s stiff shaft in the one length ?

Jim O'Hara
3 months ago

Hi Tom – hope you’re well and staying safe Wonder if you could help… I’m keen to pick up a set of Sterling single length irons and was looking at 5h-SW based on some previous advice. As you can imagine I’m looking to fine tune the set as far as is reasonable but COVID-19 obviously creates challenges. My stats are Age 51 Height 179cm Wrist crease to finger 18.5cm finger length 8.25cm Wrist to Floor – 91.5 – 92cm 7 iron carry 140 -145yds Strength slightly above average Medium tempo with slight aggression I play with a 3/4 swing (Don… Read more »

Jim O'Hara
2 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Thanks Tom – much appreciated. My fitter Iain has already started the process and I’ve tested two irons this week…by coincidence the swing weight is the one thing I’m trying to fine tune so many thanks for you input
Best regards
Jim

Jim O Hara
1 month ago
Reply to  Jim O'Hara

Hi again Tom I’ve recently taken delivery of my irons and the results are very favourable…I’ve still to pick up my 5h but the 6 iron is sublime. Moreover, my concerns about short iron lengths is also proving to be unfounded as a result of the consistency on offer. I digress… Now that I have the irons, the next point is to look at the hybrids;-now that I have dialled in my specification for the 1st gen Sterling irons is there an obvious and consistent lead into the EQ-1 hybrids ? My hunch is that I’d like to continue as… Read more »

rob
3 months ago

Hi Tom, i currently play 4 to LW SSL irons V1 with S2S white stiff shafts length 37″. I also use 919 HL driver which i beleive is 13 degrees. Now the new EQ1-NX are available i was thinking of replacing my hybrids and possibly my 4/5/6 irons with a combination of the new woods and hybrids all at single length. My questions are: 1) Would i need to make the wood and hybrid head weights 274g the same as the V1 irons? 2) Can I use the same shaft length in the woods and hybrids as my V1 irons… Read more »

rob
3 months ago
Reply to  Tom Wishon

Hi Tom, Thanks so much for your reply. I’m so glad i asked now. I am surprised by the loft gap between last hybrid and first iron. Thats wider than i would have chosen. I would have tried to keep it more consistant between all clubs i.e. 4 degrees. The combo’s above of 2 woods, 1 hybrid then irons is great, but is it possible to use more hybrids? Or would that cut out too many irons? i.e. 4h, 5h and 6h would the first iron be 8 iron? I am loving the SSL irons and playing so consistantly with… Read more »

william elliott
3 months ago

what is the blade length? thanks

Nik
3 months ago

I bought a set of these in May ’20 and have now played 4 rounds with them. I play off a 15 handicap and ball striking consistency has always been an issue for me. These clubs take out the need to consider ball position and distance from ball for each club and therefore have already greatly helped me. As for chipping/pitching into and around the greens, these have come into their own and given me greater confidence and consistency. These are a fantastic set of clubs and I absolutely and thoroughly recommend these clubs to anyone that may be looking… Read more »

JM
2 months ago
Reply to  Nik

I believed that the irons are very good. But they are still not yet in europe. I’m waiting, waiting, waiting, etc…
no news up here about the eq1-nx.

Dave
4 months ago

Bottom bore to ground is 1/4-inch lower on the Sterling 5-Hybrid than on thre remainder of the irons.

John Reikes
4 months ago

Tom, I notice that there is a new single length iron set from Wishon Golf. The EQ1-NX. I am a senior golfer with a handicap of 12. M 7 iron goes 140 yds. Which of the two sets do you believe is more applicable for me? I need to get my irons higher in their trajectory.

Tim Brooks
4 months ago

Hello Tom!!
A couple weeks back, I had Terry at T’s Golf in Hazel Green Alabama build me a set of Sterlings. We used a SK Fiber Tri-Tec regular shaft with Lamkin Sonar Std+ grips. I have to say that these irons are game changers. I have made a drastic improvement in my consistency. But, I now see an issue with my club selection in the future. Do I play these or my 771’s with SK Fiber Pure Energy shafts??? I will admit, this is a great problem to have!!

Tom G
4 months ago

hi tom – was hoping for a bit of insight between 2 shafts – the ns modus3 120 and the ns pro 970 (titleist). i think these are similar, but have no data on them and was hoping you might be able to tell me. i like the 120’s but think they’re a bit much for me in an s flex, and while i thought about moving down to an r flex, i saw the ns pro 970 and thought about staying in a s flex with them. my thinking is that the ns pro 970 has a bit more… Read more »

Régis BOUDIN
4 months ago

hello Tom. I am 63 years old and I started golf for about 4 months. After a lot of research into single-length clubs, I decided to take the plunge and equip myself after a ckeck-up with André Thaon. I am very excited to play with your irons. Sorry for my bad English.
Regards Regis

peter
4 months ago

https://youtu.be/aBhedpNUcqQ
Great review of the Sterling’s. I know it’s a little late but I think this endorses the concept and hopefully will see even more people try the new EQ1- NX.
I’ve played the Sterling’s since they first arrived and think they’re the most consistent irons I’ve ever hit.

David E
5 months ago

I hope you are doing well and staying away from the virus. I have ordered the Eq-1 iron heads, 2 of the hybrids, and the 3-wood. I have also ordered the Nippon 950 GH Neo shafts for the irons. Since it appears the shafts will be in this week, and the EQ-1 will not arrive until June, I have thought about reshafting the current set with the new shafts to try them out. Is the hosel depth the same for the new irons so that I can just extract the shafts from the old heads and install them in the… Read more »