Mizuno have great week in Oman

Mizuno continues to see growth in usage on the world’s tours. The Japanese equipment manufacturer renowned for their forged irons, had four of the top-10 finishers in the European Tour NBO Oman Open, with 14 Mizuno sets in play overall.

Founded in Osaka, Japan, in 1906, Mizuno has long held an enviable industry- and tour-wide reputation for craftingthe very finest forged ‘players’ irons’ in the game at its exclusive facility in Hiroshima Japan, offering golfers the ultimate blend of looks, feel and workability.

There was further evidence of the top professionals’ appreciation for Mizuno’s forged irons in the NBO Oman Open where four of the top-10 finishers had Mizuno irons in play. ‘Team Mizuno’ player Jorge Campillo of Spain finished in a tie for fourth place, using a split of JPX900 Tour and MP-18 muscle back irons.

In total, 14 players had Mizuno irons in play in Oman. The most popular Mizuno iron at Al Mouj Golf in Muscat was the MP-18 SC (7 sets), followed by MP-18 (3 sets), JPX900 Tour (2 sets), MP-18 MMC (1), with Jorge Campillo playing a blended set of JPX900 Tour and MP-18.

A number of new ‘Team Mizuno’ players displayed their irons in the blue and white staff bag made famous by six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo and former World #1 Luke Donald, with James Heath and Laurie Canter joining Jorge Campillo, Oliver Fisher, Eddie Pepperell and Lasse Jensen.

Grain Flow Forging its iron heads at its exclusive Hiroshima plant for 49 years, Mizuno has become recognised the world over as the clear leader in forged golf clubs. The JPX900 family has been joined by the acclaimed MP-18 iron models, further enhancing the brand’s reputation for the very finest forged irons even further.

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