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Maverick McNealy's new Callaway X Forged UT: 2017 SHCO


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#1 GolfWRX

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 05:26 PM

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 06:05 PM

I'll take an 18º, please and thank you.

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 06:22 PM

I feel like that's more offset than before. Guess I'm not waiting for this release.
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Posted 30 October 2017 - 07:33 PM

The headshape and overall aesthetics are solid. Cant judge offset based on that pic, but its a key factor
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Posted 30 October 2017 - 08:57 PM

Callaway is doing it right with the new X irons....

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 10:13 PM

I thought driving irons had to have a hot melt port to be legit?
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 07:58 AM

That looks slimmer than the Apex UT.  Either way, I want one.
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 08:23 AM

I hit the 4 UT and it was bigger than the 4 iron, but just in size, offset wasn't that much at all.  Sole is about half the Srixon UT and the ratio's on the size and top line are on point...did find it rather HOT too...4 ut was more like a 3 iron for my yardages, but a 3 iron I could actually hit!!
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 08:41 AM

View PostDscvrr St Louis, on 31 October 2017 - 08:23 AM, said:

I hit the 4 UT and it was bigger than the 4 iron, but just in size, offset wasn't that much at all.  Sole is about half the Srixon UT and the ratio's on the size and top line are on point...did find it rather HOT too...4 ut was more like a 3 iron for my yardages, but a 3 iron I could actually hit!!

Any chance you saw the 27* in person yet?

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Posted 31 October 2017 - 09:00 AM

Looks good!  I struggle with all of these 'driving' irons but I'm sure I will give this one a go at some point.  Wonder if we will see a 16* version on tour as well?

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Posted 31 October 2017 - 09:10 AM

View Postdouble or triple?, on 31 October 2017 - 08:41 AM, said:

View PostDscvrr St Louis, on 31 October 2017 - 08:23 AM, said:

I hit the 4 UT and it was bigger than the 4 iron, but just in size, offset wasn't that much at all.  Sole is about half the Srixon UT and the ratio's on the size and top line are on point...did find it rather HOT too...4 ut was more like a 3 iron for my yardages, but a 3 iron I could actually hit!!

Any chance you saw the 27* in person yet?

Did not, Reps have the #4 only I believe.
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Posted 31 October 2017 - 09:15 AM

View PostGoIrish17, on 30 October 2017 - 10:13 PM, said:

I thought driving irons had to have a hot melt port to be legit?

Could be under the tape.  Or maybe old school in the hosel?

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Posted 31 October 2017 - 12:48 PM

Last I heard it has 360 Face Cup like the Apex CF16 Iron. Should be nuclear! I hope the tip diam allows to put Tour AD DI Hybrid in it!

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Posted 31 October 2017 - 01:38 PM

Any chance we can get a full WITB?
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Posted 04 November 2017 - 10:32 PM

View PostJoelDouglasCPGA, on 31 October 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Last I heard it has 360 Face Cup like the Apex CF16 Iron. Should be nuclear! I hope the tip diam allows to put Tour AD DI Hybrid in it!

The tip diameter is .355 taper tip.

You can easily hand sand a .370 Tour AD shaft to fit, I have done it before 😀


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Posted 07 November 2017 - 04:57 PM

Does anyone know when these are coming out? I've got some shop credit to use up before the end of the year and would like to use it on a driving iron.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 05:47 PM

View PostGnomesteel, on 07 November 2017 - 04:57 PM, said:

Does anyone know when these are coming out? I've got some shop credit to use up before the end of the year and would like to use it on a driving iron.

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 10:53 AM

View PostJoelDouglasCPGA, on 31 October 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Last I heard it has 360 Face Cup like the Apex CF16 Iron. Should be nuclear! I hope the tip diam allows to put Tour AD DI Hybrid in it!
You can order from Callaway with the AD DI Hybrid in it.  Or just sand down the shaft like HISPL said.

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 10:57 AM

i could probably use one of these, also a name like Maverick McNealy wouldn't hurt

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 12:40 PM

Looks a lot like older Mizuno heads...


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 04:54 AM

Hello, friends:

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I saw this club today. Nice looking piece, IMO.

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 05:14 AM

Unless I knew for sure I'd be hitting that 5 plus times a round I feel a hybrid is more versatile.  It is nice looking though...not so much a "stock" looking item IMO.
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Posted 16 December 2017 - 07:00 AM

I hear you but these driving irons are very versatile too and decently playable out of the rough

Surprised to see a 30* option. I really like the low offset numbers, and being Forged I can bend these flat without issue

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:59 PM

View PostPrettyGood, on 16 December 2017 - 04:54 AM, said:


Nice looking head right there...beauty.
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Posted 17 December 2017 - 03:38 PM

Occurs to me: They should have released a whole set of these... say, 2 to PW or 3 to PW.

Compete with the 718 T-MB, P790 and such.


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 12:10 AM

View PostPrettyGood, on 17 December 2017 - 03:38 PM, said:

Occurs to me: They should have released a whole set of these... say, 2 to PW or 3 to PW.

Compete with the 718 T-MB, P790 and such.

Fair point. But addition of a 6 is plenty. Most of the market can blend in their other irons for 7-P. You really reap the benefits most in mid/long irons anyways
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Posted 18 December 2017 - 01:04 AM

View PostBearQ, on 18 December 2017 - 12:10 AM, said:

Fair point. But addition of a 6 is plenty. Most of the market can blend in their other irons for 7-P. You really reap the benefits most in mid/long irons anyways

I don't disagree.

But take, say, the P790. I've been hitting the demo 7-iron of late... and I've never hit an 8-iron that would blend in behind this guy.

Could be much the same with the X-Forged '18 UT.

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 06:08 AM

View PostPrettyGood, on 18 December 2017 - 01:04 AM, said:

View PostBearQ, on 18 December 2017 - 12:10 AM, said:

Fair point. But addition of a 6 is plenty. Most of the market can blend in their other irons for 7-P. You really reap the benefits most in mid/long irons anyways

I don't disagree.

But take, say, the P790. I've been hitting the demo 7-iron of late... and I've never hit an 8-iron that would blend in behind this guy.

Could be much the same with the X-Forged '18 UT.

Again your points are valid regarding p790. But those are 2.5-3.5 strong. These are traditional lofts and a soft forging that can easily be bent weak. I highly doubt with proper adjustments both ways you’d face gapping issues with any iron in the callaway lineup including MB.

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 02:15 PM

View PostBearQ, on 16 December 2017 - 07:00 AM, said:

I hear you but these driving irons are very versatile too and decently playable out of the rough

Surprised to see a 30* option. I really like the low offset numbers, and being Forged I can bend these flat without issue

That’s my question.  How is it out or rough?  I carry a 4 hybrid because of that.  I could see replacing my 4 hybrid and 5 wood with two of these or Apex UT.
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Posted 19 December 2017 - 02:35 PM

I wish I still had the swing speed to hit that...... :fie: :idhitit:


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