Miura Golf has begun shipping sets of its limited edition Nicklaus-Miura Commemorative Irons to customers.
The historic collaboration from the Japanese manufacturer and the 18-major winner are the first clubs to bear the Nicklaus name in more than a decade, with the hand-forged blades reflecting Nicklaus’s preferred specifications.
The Nicklaus-Miura Commemorative Irons sold out within a week of first being announced during last year’s Memorial Tournament in July, which was hosted by Nicklaus.
“The overwhelming response to the Nicklaus-Miura Commemorative Irons illustrates the demand for selectively incorporating Miura’s legendary standard of excellence into collaborations that produce exquisite results,” said Miura Golf CEO Hoyt McGarity. “This is the best way to reintroduce Nicklaus irons to a new generation of golfers, and that’s by pairing the greatest golfer with the greatest forger for an iron that truly is worth the wait. This artisanal adaption of the Nicklaus blade represents the long-sought revival of the Golden Bear.”
Crafted with input from Nicklaus to match his preferred club design, the irons were forged in Miura’s factory in Himeji, Japan to produce the brand’s unmistakable feel. Forged from premium S20C soft carbon steel and finished in satin chrome, the most defining characteristics of the Cirons are its unique look and sole. Through subtle grinding techniques, the centre of gravity is a bit closer to the toe, while making certain that the distribution of weight in the head followed the design specifications Nicklaus preferred and used while on Tour.