Sub 70 699 V2 Utility Iron Review

2023

Sub 70 699 V2 Utility Iron Review

87 overall

The Bottom Line

Sub 70 699 V2 Utility places 6th in our best driving irons 2023. Its best performance attribute is forgiveness where it ranks 3rd overall. It also finishes slightly above average for accuracy and distance relative to the field. Subjectively, it does not rank highly for looks, feel, sound, or likelihood of purchase.

Pros

By placing 3rd for forgiveness, Sub 70 699 V2 Utility showcases the potential to produce similar shot outcomes. From a design standpoint, it does offer more MOI compared to other driving irons in this category and additional offset.

Cons

If there is a performance con with Sub 70 699 V2 Utility iron, it is that its merely average for accuracy and distance relative to the field. Neither of these scoring categories jump off the page. Furthermore, it ranks poorly for subjective feedback categories according to our testers.

Who’s it For

Golfers who are looking for a usable, forgiving driving iron should consider the Sub 70 699 V2 Utility iron. It offers higher MOI properties versus other driving irons in this category, which makes it have a larger golfer target market. Go through a fitting if you are considering it.

img Distance

  • rank
    8th

How is distance measured?

Taking into account total distance and carry distance, our distance scoring is a metric ultimately telling you the total yards achieved by the club.

Testing Pool

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Rankings

img Accuracy

  • rank
    6th

What is accuracy?

Accuracy evaluates if a player’s shots with each club are above or below what’s expected based on that player’s skill level. By eliminating variables in player ability, accuracy determines how well the club improves a player’s overall score.

Testing Pool

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Rankings

img Forgiveness

  • rank
    3rd

How is forgiveness tested?

Forgiveness measures how well a club corrects for hits that are center or off center off the face of the club. A high forgiveness rating tells you that a club does well at maintaining consistency in performance when your swing fluctuates.

Testing Pool

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Rankings

img Ball Speed

  • rank
    8th

How is ball speed tested?

Ball speed measures how fast the ball is traveling off the face of the club. We eliminate variables like player swing speed or ability, so you can compare ball speeds off the face as affected by the club, not the player.

Testing Pool

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Rankings

img Fairways Hit

  • rank
    6th

What is fairways hit?

We evaluate the percentage of shots that hit the fairway compared to shots in the rough. This shows the accuracy of a club, with a higher percentage earning a higher accuracy rating.

Testing Pool

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Rankings

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specs & details

132.4

Ball Speed

The speed at which the golf ball travels after being struck by the golf club. It is usually measured in miles per hour (mph).

2954

Shot Area

Shot Area is a measure of downrage dispersion. The displayed value is the area of an ellipse (measured in yards2) in which 90% of future shots would be expected to fall.

224.1

Total Distance

The total distance the golf ball travels from the point of impact with the clubface to the point where it stops, including both carry distance and any additional roll after the ball lands.

206.8

Carry

The distance the golf ball travels through the air from the point of impact with the clubface to the point where it first touches the ground. Carry distance does not include any additional roll after the ball lands.

2832.9

Spin

The amount of backspin or topspin on the golf ball after the club strikes it. Spin can affect how the ball travels through the air and how it behaves when it lands.

11.2

Launch Angle

The angle at which the golf ball leaves the clubface after being struck. This is typically measured in degrees.

23

Apex

The highest point in the golf ball's trajectory after the club strikes it. This is typically measured in feet above the ground.

33.7

Descent

The angle at which the golf ball descends from the apex of its trajectory to the ground. This is typically measured in degrees.

12.6

Yards From Center

This refers to the distance that a golf shot travels from the center of the fairway. It is often used to measure accuracy, with shots closer to the center considered more accurate.

79.2

Fairway

Refers to the percentage of times a golfer successfully lands their tee shot on the fairway. It is often used as a measure of accuracy.

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