Feel: Playing the Titleist 716 AP1 is quite enjoyable where you get that comfortable hold. It does not require much effort if you have a good swing though.
Look: Definitely a looker as compared to its predecessors. It has a thinner sole now with a very fine finish.
Best AP1 from Titleist
Price: RM3,600 for steel and RM4,400 for graphite
Key Technologies: Titleist is using more tungsten with this one which you will find lower Center of Gravity as compared to the AP1s before the 716.
Playability: One thing for sure, the Titleist is a lot better than those before it. With its automatic irons, you get high and straight balls pretty easily. In fact, you get moderate bends along the way too and perfect for bunkers and rough terrains.
Forgiveness: You do not get a lot of misses with this one. It is one of the best in terms of forgiveness from Titleist. Many has claimed that it is more forgiving than other AP1s that came before.
Distance Control: This irons gives you all the distance you can imagine. It is quite consistent in its own way that makes this club a joy to play with.
Cons: You need to be quite skilled especially when it comes to wedges. Not for the beginner and would be great for the seasoned ones. Besides that, its price could be a turn-off as well.
Summary: This is perhaps one of the better irons from Titleist. It has a nice head which means you get better hits. As one of the best AP1s, this should be the one to watch out for.