I had to opportunity to test the Cleveland HB Turbo 7 iron/ hybrid today.
I was interested to see if they really are easy to hit as reviewers on You Tube have been saying. In short; they are. I hit the ball about 140 m on my first hit. It was a high straight flight. This is about the same as I hit my Cobfra F9 single length 7 iron. What was interesting was the descent angle was steep. These things will stick on the green no problems. Just for interest I had a go at one shot and the flight was the same, but it went 150m ( a bit of wind assist) dead straight.
I was thinking of getting a few of these or similar for my wife to use as a rank beginner. I think she would get instant gratification at being able to get the shots airborne.
Who else other than beginners might benefit
1) seniors who are loosing distance
2) ladies who struggle getting irons to work well. My friend Ann tried the7 i and hit it 30 m longer than her own.
3) players who struggle with long irons and find hybrids inaccurate.
If anyone else has tried one of these type of products I would like to hear your feedback.