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2020 Callaway Mavrik fairway woods and hybrids



New for 2020 Callaway has three Mavrik Fairway Woods: Mavrik, Mavrik Sub Zero, and Mavrik Max.

Like with the Mavrik drivers, Callaway has taken every step to bring the same technological advantages produced through artificial intelligence to the Callaway Mavrik fairway metals for 2020.

The first thing you will notice beyond Callaway keeping the naming nomenclature consistent with the driver—Mavrik, Mavrik Sub Zero, and Mavrik Max—is the elimination of the adjustable hosel in favor of saving every last possible amount of discretionary mass to position around the head.

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Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (left), Mavrik (center) and Mavrik Max (right)

As we like to remind curious golfers out there: the one design constraint every single OEM has to deal with is final head weight for every club. With fairway woods, that’s between 212 and 218 grams for a 3-wood—that’s it! So use it wisely.

Flash Face SS20: Fairway wood edition

By using A.I just like with the Mavrik drivers, Flash Face SS20 in the fairway woods allow for lighter, faster and stronger faces, but thats where the similarities end…

Callaway Mavrik fairway 2020 face

As much as you might assume it would be as easy as taking the same face insert designs from the Mavrik drivers and shrinking them down to fairway wood proportions, it’s not quite that simple. There are some big differences between drivers and fairways  including

  • Face height, and overall size
  • Materials and mass distribution
  • Impact location variations

All of these factors mean how the faces are constructed needs to change too! Bring on C300 maraging steel!

Quick metallurgy break

From Magellan Metal – C300Maraging 300 alloy steel material is a vacuum induction melted and vacuum arc re-melted, low-carbon, nickel-cobalt-molybdenum high-temperature nickel alloy. This material can produce yield strengths in excess of 270 ksi (kilopounds per square inch ) (1862 MPa) through simple, low-temperature heat treatment at 900°F (482°C). Maraging steel 300 also exhibits good ductility at high strength levels, displays excellent notch ductility and outstanding weldability. This superior maraging steel maintains numerous beneficial features, including:

  • Extremely tough
  • Relatively soft
  • Maintains high strength and toughness
  • Ultrahigh tensile strength
  • Resists corrosion and crack propagation
  • Readily weldable

What this means for the golfer is this specialty metal helps engineers get more out of a fairway wood compare to conventional steel!

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Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (left), Mavrik (center) and Mavrik Max (right)

Ok and we’re back…

Each face is different: For a reason

With player testing at both the highest levels and with amateur players of all abilities. Callaway, with the help of artificial intelligence, has uniquely engineered variable face thickness patterns to maximize ball speed on center and off-center hits for every single loft of every single model in the Mavrik family.

The reason being, the average golfer using the Mavrik Max Model 7-wood, for example, hits it a lot differently than a touring profession hits a strong-lofted 3-wood. So why should they have the same faces?

Pair all of this new technology with more available discretionary mass from a fixed hosel configuration and Callaway’s proven Jail Break, and you have an entirely new line of fairway woods redesigned to help golfers across the whole spectrum of skill levels and swing speeds.

Mavrik fairway Wood models:

Mavrik Fairway Wood

Callaway Mavrik fairway 2020 sole

It is the fastest and most aerodynamically shaped of the three and is designed with the greatest scope of golfers in mind. The 3-wood comes in at 174cc’s, making it the perfect fit for players looking for a confidence-inspiring look from address while also not being “oversized.”

  • Available lofts: 13.5° – Strong 3-wood.  15° – Standard 3-wood.  16.5° – 4-wood.  18° – 5-wood, 21° – 7-wood.

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Mavrik MAX Fairway Wood

Callaway Mavrik max fairway 2020 sole

Like the Max model driver, the Mavrik Max fairway woods come with two adjustable weights positioned in the sole for either additional draw bias or extremely high MOI. The MOI is further boosted in the 3 wood since the head volume is 200cc—13 percent bigger than the standard model.

Callaway Mavrik max fairway 2020 face

Callaway didn’t just shallow out the Max, increase size, boost draw bias, and call it a day. No, it lowered the leading edge profile to put more face area lower to make it easier to get the ball in the air. The reason being the target golfer looking for this style of fairway wood generally struggles with is hitting a fairway wood of the deck. Plus for players that might not have a lot of speed or are shallow into the ball, it makes getting the ball up easier too.

Callaway Mavrik max fairway 2020 crown

This leading-edge change is paired with the uniquely designed faces for each loft, which produces more high-quality shots, according to the company.

  • Available Lofts: 13.5° – Strong 3-wood.  15° – standard 3-wood.  18° – 5-wood.  20° – Heaven Wood (length of a 5-wood). 21° – 7-wood.  23° – 9-wood.  25° – 11-wood.

Mavrik Sub Zero Fairway Wood

Callaway Mavrik sub zero fairway 2020 sole angle

This is the one segment of the Mavrik fairway wood line that hasn’t been mentioned yet—the club for faster players that desire workability and need lower spin. The more workability part is relatively “easy”, lower MOI (compared to the other models) by decreasing volume down to 169cc’s, and shrinking the overall footprint.

Callaway Mavrik sub zero fairway 2020 crown

Callaway is using the same two-weight system as the Max but in the same configuration as previous Sub Zero models, allowing golfers to move weight front to back in the head to alter spin. This is not new technology, but it does further help players dial-in numbers, something that could becomes slightly more difficult with the elimination of the adjustable hosel.

Callaway Mavrik sub zero fairway 2020 face

Other less noticeable appearance factors also separate the Mavrik Sub Zero from the rest of the line, including full-face scoring lines on every head, and a more open face angle from the address position—something better players request in a fairway wood.

  • Available Lofts: 13.5° – Strong 3-wood.  15° – Standard 3-wood.  16.5° – 4-wood.  18° – 5-wood.

Shaft Specs, Availability, and Pricing

The stock shafts for the Mavrik fairway woods are below with further shafts options available through Callaway Customs

  • Project X EvenFlow Riptide 50g, 60g in A-Flex, Regular, Stiff, and X-Stiff
  • Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 60g, 70g, 80g, in Regular, Stiff, and X-Stiff
  • UST Helium 40g, 50g, in Women’s, A-Flex, Regular, and Stiff

Fitting pre-sale for Callaway Mavrik fairway woods starts January 14. PAR January 23.

Each model is priced at $299.99.

2020 Callaway Mavrik Hybrids

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Callaway Mavrik Pro (left), Mavrik (center) and Mavrik Max (right)

The best way to describe the new Callaway Mavrik hybrids are as smaller more compact, more precise versions of the fairways woods—when you have an engineering and technology breakthroughs like Flash Face SS20 and A.I to help design faces, why not bring it to as many clubs as you can right?

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Callaway Mavrik Pro (left), Mavrik (center) and Mavrik Max (right)

Featuring three distinct models to fit specific player types similar to the rest of the Mavrik wood line, the hybrids options are: Standard, Max, and Pro. Flash Face SS20 offers the same unique face cup designs to each loft of each model family to maximize performance and creates greater customization for golfers in each segment of the market. It’s also a heck of a lot of tooling and extra production time being put into each club but Callaway 100 percent believes this can bring an improvement to anyone’s golf bag. 

Mavrik Standard Hybrid

This is the most traditionally “Callaway-shaped” hybrid model of the three. Midsized to inspire confidence, but not too bulky to impede hitting shots from tougher lies or getting through the rough.

Callaway Mavrik hybrid 2020 face

It features a much more squared-off toe to help with alignment and is going to appeal to the greatest number of players.

Callaway Mavrik hybrid 2020 crown

Mavrik Max Hybrid

Callaway Mavrik Max hybrid 2020 sole

The Mavrik Max is exactly what you would expect—a bigger, higher-launching, more forgiving version of the Mavrik hybrid. While not quite as large as the current Callaway Super Hybrid, which is one of the biggest hybrids on the market, the Max utilizes a larger footprint, lower leading edge, and larger face profile to deliver for those players looking for easy-to-launch green-holding control.

Callaway Mavrik Max hybrid 2020 face

The Max offers a similar square face profile as the standard model, but with a slightly higher face height, this creates better vertical MOI (up and down the face) for players hitting this out of the rough, without sacrificing shots hit from the fairway.

Callaway Mavrik Max hybrid 2020 crown

Mavrik Pro Hybrid

If there is one hybrid departing from Callaway’s traditional shaping, this is it!

The Mavrik Pro takes its design cues more from a fairway wood than a standard hybrid but for good reason. The Pro is the smallest in the Mavrik hybrid family and also offers the flattest lie angles to promote a completely neutral ball flight.

Callaway Mavrik Pro hybrid 2020 sole

One of the biggest complaints OEMs and fitters hear from better players with higher clubhead speeds is that as much as they would love to play a hybrid to gain a higher trajectory or increase descent angle into greens, the dreaded “hook” miss is not something they want to worry about. Callaway believes they have helped solve this with the Mavrik Pro by offering a different head shape than ever before—but what will be interesting to see is if adoption by these targeted players will be as quick as the other models.

Callaway Mavrik Pro hybrid 2020 face

It’s not a completely new look for Callaway since some might remember the Original X-Hot Hybrid had a very similar profile but with a lot more offset and at this point a lot less technology.

Callaway Mavrik Pro hybrid 2020 crown

Specs, availability, and pricing

Lofts options


The stock shafts offerings for the Mavrik Hybrids pair specifically with the target player in mind for each model by flex and weight availability. For the Standard and Max models, the secondary reason for the selected stock shafts is to help fitters and consumers build combo sets to tailor to each player.

  • Standard: Project X Catalyst 55g, 65g, 75g,
  • Max: Project X Catalyst 55g, 65g, 75g,
  • Pro: KBS Tour Prototype Graphite Hybrid

Pre-sale starts January 14. PAR February 6.

$249.99 per club.

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Ryan Barath is a writer & the Digital Content Creation Lead for GolfWRX. He also hosts the "On Spec" Podcast on GolfWRX Radio discussing everything golf, including gear, technology, fitting, and course architecture. He is a club fitter & master club builder who has more than 16 years experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour professionals. He studied business and marketing at the Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and is the former Build Shop Manager & Social Media Coordinator for Modern Golf. He now works independently from his home shop and is a member of advisory panels to a select number of golf equipment manufacturers, including True Temper. You can find Ryan on Twitter and Instagram where he's always willing to chat golf, from course architecture to physics, and share his passion for club building, and wedge grinding.

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New for 2020: Cleveland Golf Smart Sole 4 wedges



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Cleveland Golf has unveiled its new Smart Sole 4 wedges featuring three new models all of which contain an extra-wide sole with extra leading edge bounce in a design to ensure crisp, clean contact and better stability.

The Smart Sole 4 wedges all feature an extra-wide three-tiered sole, with added leading edge bounce, in a bid to provide maximum forgiveness from the fairway, rough or out of the bunker.

Cleveland Smart Sole Wedge S sole

The new additions also contain upgraded Feel Balancing Technology which sees the redistribution of weight from the hosel to allow the center of gravity to be moved closer to the center of the clubface in design for improved feel and greater consistency.

Cleveland Smart Sole Wedge S top

The Smart Sole 4 wedges feature new aggressive milled grooves that look to generate better spin performance from all conditions.

Cleveland Smart Sole Wedge S face

Cleveland’s Smart Sole 4 wedges arrive in three different models – the C model (42°), G model, (50°), and S model (58°). According to the company, the introduction of the G model aims to provide full-shot capability and extensive versatility to go along with the S and C models.

The new additions for 2020 arrive in right and left-handed options as well as Men’s and Women’s offerings.

Cleveland’s Smart Sole 4 wedges hit retail on February 7, 2020, and are priced at $119.99 MAP for Men’s Steel and $129.99 for Men’s Graphite, while the Women’s Smart Sole 4 wedges are priced at $119.99 MAP for graphite.


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Puma introduces Ignite PWRADAPT Caged footwear



2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

Puma Golf has introduced its new Ignite PWRADAPT Caged footwear featuring a new PWRCAGE saddle unit designed to provide locked-in stability.

The Ignite Pwradapt Caged is designed to provide maximum comfort and a perfect fit and contains the brand’s new PWRCAGE Saddle which wraps around the medial and lateral sides of the shoe in a bid to provide unmatched stability.

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

Speaking on the new Caged footwear, Andrew Lawson, Footwear Product Line Manager, Puma Golf stated

“Our new CAGED footwear will keep you locked in and comfortable all day thanks to our new Adaptive Fit System and PWRCAGE saddle unit which provides the perfect fit, and stability like you’ve never felt before. Best of all, they come in a stylish, lifestyle-inspired, extremely comfortable package.”

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

As the laces tighten, the cage around a golfer’s foot on the new shoe seeks to form a perfect, comfortable but stable fit, while the Heel Lock Window is designed to cup the golfer’s heel comfortably locking his foot securely into the shoe.

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

The Ignite PWRADAPT Caged features a layered Adaptive Fit System which seeks to produce 360-degree support through the internal bootie. The external bootie equipped with PWRFRAME technology is designed to ensure that the foot is fully supported in highest impact areas.

Finishing off the technology on the new additions, the shoes feature full-length IGNITE foam cushioning and the PWRADAPT Technology sole is designed to provide responsive comfort and 3-dimensional traction that adapts to the way a golfer moves.

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

Both the lace and Disc version of Caged feature an Epic Tour Last – a refined, anatomical last shaping that aims to deliver both an excellent fit and ample forefoot volume for maximum comfort as well as a stylish toe-down look.

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

The Ignite PWRADAPT Caged collection is available in the golfer’s choice of five colorways (Gray Violet/Silver/White, Black/Silver/White, Quiet Shade/Silver/Black, Peacoat/Quiet Shade/Silver and White/Silver/Peacoat).

Limited-Edition colorways and styles of Caged inspired by upcoming, key tournaments this season are also expected to be released throughout 2020.

2020 Puma Ignite PWRADAPT Caged

Available in sizes 7-15, the Ignite PWRADAPT Caged will feature a retail price of $150 and is available through select retailers and at beginning January 21.

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New for 2020: Bettinardi HLX 3.0 wedges



2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

Bettinardi has unveiled its new HLX 3.0 Wedges for 2020, which feature a complete re-design of technology and appearance than previous editions from the company.

Unlike the brand’s previous H2 wedge line, the new wedges are crafted from Soft Carbon Steel in a move which aims to provide players with a much softer feel at impact, with a focus on greater versatility, control, and increased forgiveness on a variety of short game shots.

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

On the HLX 3.0 wedges, Bettinardi also took their milling expertise to the grind of the sole in a bid to produce more consistency in production, while offering maximum short game playability and repeatability.

Engineered through the company’s High Helix Cut machining process, the HLX 3.0 wedges feature an all-new face which is designed for ultimate soft feel. Through an optimizing process of removing material to generate groove depth’s and spacing to push USGA limits, Bettinardi’s HLX 3.0 wedges seek to offer golfers with ultimate versatility.

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

The C-grind wedge features a higher toe and heel to promote added relief, and clean contact, while the re-designed face which removed 20% more additional surface metal to allow the ball to move past the center of gravity aims to produce a more aggressive spin with more consistent distance control.

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

The RJ-grind is aimed towards players who seek increased forgiveness on tight lies and added bounce on square face shots and features the brand’s highest measured bounce for players with a steep angle of attack.

Bettinardi’s HLX 3.0 wedges arrive in both a traditional Chrome finish and the brand’s all-new Black Smoke finish – each of which is designed for greater optics and glare-reduction.

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

The wedges come with a custom Bettinardi Crosstour Soft Grey and Black Lamkin grip and players can choose between three Tour grade shaft options: KBS High Rev, True Temper S400, or the Nippon Pro Modus 115.

2020 Bettinardi HLX 3.0 Wedges

Pre-orders on Bettinardi’s HLX 3.0 wedges begin today while worldwide shipping starts from April 10, 2020.



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