- Photos from the 2014 LPGA International CrownPosted 8 hours ago
- 2014 Iron shaft shootout: Top-rated steel and graphite iron shafts get put to the testPosted 1 day ago
Callaway Big Bertha V Series Driver Hits USGA Conforming Club List
This just in: There’s a new Callaway Big Bertha driver in the pipeline. From what we can tell from photos on the USGA Conforming Club List, the Big Bertha V Series drivers have adjustable hosels but not...
- Posted 4 days ago
Callaway leaks new Apex Driving Iron photos
The British Open apparently has become the best week of the year for equipment companies to launch its new driving irons, and what better venue than a tournament where many players opt for a driving iron to...
- Posted 9 days ago
Review: Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot+ and Supersoft Golf Balls
Pros: The X2 Hot and X2 Hot+ provide the distance you’d expect from a distance ball, but offer a softer feel and more spin on short irons. The Supersoft is well-rounded and the softest ball in Callaway’s...
- Posted 22 days ago
Review: Callaway Speed Regime SR3, SR2, SR1 Golf Balls
Pros: Callaway’s Speed Regime line includes three tour-level golf balls (the SR-1, SR-2, and SR-3) matched to three segments of swing speeds: Moderate, Athletic, and Tour-Level. Each ball delivers distance, plenty of short game spin and the...
- Posted 30 days ago
Latest patent filings: An adjustable golf ball and more
It’s been a little more than a month since we last had a look at the major OEM’s patent filings. Last time we looked at designs from TaylorMade, Ping, Titleist, and Nike. In this installment, we have some...
- Posted 51 days ago
Callaway to release “Tour Grind” Mack Daddy 2 Wedges
Callaway has announced the release of its Mack Daddy 2 “Tour Grind” wedges, which have tour-validated C-Grind sole designs, as well as straighter leading edges and higher-peaked toes than the company’s original Mack Daddy 2 wedge models....
- Posted 53 days ago
Enter to Win Phil Mickelson’s U.S. Open Paycheck
Phil Mickelson has finished second in the U.S. Open Championship six times without a victory, but he will have especially passionate support at Pinehurst No. 2 this year as he attempts to win the career Grand Slam....
- Posted 64 days ago
Member Pure745′s Shootout: 2014 Driver Testing
GolfWRX Member Pure745 has become one of the most trusted names in our forum when it comes to club testing. Each year, he purchases the latest driver heads and shafts and compiles a “shootout” of the numbers...
- Posted 85 days ago
Latest patents from TMag, Callaway, Ping and Titleist
It’s been a month since we last looked at what the major OEMs have been up to in the world of patent filings. So it seems like a good time to see what the best and brightest...
- Posted 94 days ago
Lessons with David Leadbetter by Callaway Golf
Callaway Golf launched “Lessons with David Leadbetter,” an eight-part series of instruction vignettes to help us all shake off the winter rust and play better golf. With the first installment below, renowned instructor David Leadbetter explains how...
- Posted 130 days ago
Review: Callaway Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha Drivers
Pros: Callaway’s most adjustable drivers to date. Big Bertha Alpha’s Gravity Core offers the ability to adjust vertical center of gravity up or down to adjust spin independent of launch angle. Big Bertha’s Adjustable Perimeter Weighting maintains...
- Posted 162 days ago
Tweets of the week: Instagram edition
Kevin Stadler stymied Bubba Watson’s march towards coronation at the Waste Management Phoenix Open last week, after the latter couldn’t hole his par putt on the final hole of the competition. To be fair, though, Bubba’s caddie...
- Posted 171 days ago
Winners from the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
Another PGA Merchandise has come and gone, which means it’s time for us to tally our votes for our favorites from the yearly golf equipment extravaganza in Orlando. In past years, we would take this time to...
- Posted 180 days ago
Show Stoppers: Day 1 of the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
The GolfWRX team is live from this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The “Show Stoppers” segment will highlight our favorite clubs, gear, and training aids at the show. At the PGA Merchandise Show, golf companies...
- Posted 185 days ago
Irons: Hot New Picks for 2014
What new irons are getting the most buzz early in 2014, and which ones are testing the best at fitters around the world? You don’t have to poke around too long in our forums to find out...
- Posted 192 days ago
Review: Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro Drivers
Pros: Like last year’s X Hot, the X2 Hot drivers come in two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head, lower launch and spin, and a standard version with more forgiveness and an easier...
- Posted 193 days ago
Review: Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot Pro Fairway Woods
Pros: Two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head, lower launch and spin, and flatter sole, and a standard version offering maximum forgiveness and an easier launch. Lighter and thinner forged Hyper Speed Face...
- Posted 193 days ago
Review: Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro Hybrids
Pros: Two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head and lower launch and spin, and a standard version with more forgiveness and an easier launch. The forged Hyper Speed Face Cup produces a smooth...
- Posted 194 days ago
Callaway releases its softest ball ever, the Supersoft
Callaway recently released a new golf ball, appropriately named Supersoft, which boasts a ball compression number of 38. The soft core and soft cover combine with HEX aerodynamics to produce a golf ball that reduces spin and...
- Posted 195 days ago
Callaway Big Bertha Fairway Woods
Like Callaway’s Big Bertha drivers, the Big Bertha fairway woods offer golfers several firsts in a Callaway club. For one, they’re the first Callaway fairway woods to combine the company’s Hyper Speed Face Cup technology with an...
- Posted 195 days ago
Callaway signs Matteo Manassero
Callaway Golf has signed four-time European Tour winner Matteo Manassero to its Tour Staff. Manassero, 20, is the 43rd-ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR). He made himself known to the golf world as a...
- Posted 200 days ago
Singh signs with Hopkins, Stenson moves to Callaway
Vijay Singh has signed an endorsement deal with Hopkins Golf that will have the 50-year-old Fijian wearing a Hopkins visor and carrying the company’s staff bag and wedges, while Henrik Stenson has signed on to become a...
- Posted 203 days ago
Sponsor Shuffling: Els, English and DeLaet
The start of the 2014 PGA Tour calendar has given a fresh look and some new clubs for Harris English, Ernie Els and Graham DeLaet, who have all signed new sponsorship deals. Ernie Els’ new equipment contract...
- Posted 204 days ago
Callaway adds three college standouts to its tour staff
Callaway made headlines last week when it was reported that the Carlsbad company inked Lydia Ko to an endorsement deal. And with the likes of Harris English, Henrik Stenson and Matteo Manassero soon to be sporting the chevron,...
- Posted 206 days ago
Ernie Els WITB
Equipment accurate as of the CIMB Classic (10/27/13). Driver: Callaway FT Optiforce (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2X Tour Spec Length: 45 inches 3 Wood: Callaway Razr Fit Xtreme (15 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 9.2X Tour Spec...
- Posted 210 days ago
That didn’t take long: Lydia Ko signs with Callaway
According to a variety of outlets, including Simon Plumb, New Zealand sport journalist of the year, Lydia Ko has signed an endorsement deal with Callaway Golf. Callaway has yet to make an official announcement, reports indicate that...
- Posted 216 days ago
Callaway SR-1, SR-2 and SR-3 golf balls
If a golfer doesn’t have the swing speed of a tour pro, are they really going to get the most out of a tour-level golf ball? According to Dave Bartels, senior director of R&D for Callaway golf...
- Posted 220 days ago
Callaway Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha drivers
Callaway’s new Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha are the company’s most adjustable drivers to date. They use multi-material constructions and two distinct moveable weight systems to offer golfers an unrivaled amount of control over their launch...
- Posted 235 days ago
Callaway 2014 Big Bertha driver rumors heating up
We’re already 23 pages deep in a Callaway Big Bertha thread in our forums, where members are discussing the much rumored “Big Bertha” drivers Callaway is said to be releasing for the 2014 season. In August, we...
- Posted 241 days ago
Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro drivers, fairway woods and hybrids
X2 Hot Driver Callaway’s X Hot driver was one of the top-performing drivers in 2013 for golfers with slow-to-moderate swing speeds, and those who miss the sweet spot as often as they hit it. But it had...
- Posted 256 days ago
Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro Irons
The most important new feature of Callaway’s new X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro irons is something that on first glance, golfers might not even notice: Chevron-shaped silver arches on the back of their cavities. While they...
- Posted 256 days ago
A pair of Japanese stars emerge on the PGA Tour: Which one will shine brighter?
The number of Asian golfers who have played on PGA Tour are few. Of those, the ones who have achieved significant fame are even fewer. With Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa playing concurrent schedules in the U.S.,...
- Posted 259 days ago
Tech Talk: Callaway Apex Pro Irons
The ingredients that go into tour-quality “players” irons are usually about the same. They need to have short blade lengths, thin top lines, narrow soles and a minimal amount of offset to meet the needs of the...
- Posted 262 days ago
Cleveland Golf sues Callaway over use of ‘Roger Cleveland’ name
Cleveland Golf Company, Inc. and Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd. filed a trademark infringement, unfair competition and trademark dilution against Callaway Golf Company for imprinting the name “Roger Cleveland” on its Mack Daddy 2 wedges. In 1990, Roger...
- Posted 268 days ago
Ernie Els to TaylorMade? Big Easy tries new equipment in Asia
At the Presidents Cup earlier this month, Ernie Els was spotted playing a Titleist golf ball, a departure from the Callaway HEX Black Tour he’s teed up for the past few years. The Callaway staffer also played...
- Posted 270 days ago
Review: Callaway women’s golf apparel
Recent lines of Callaway apparel seemed to have been aimed at my parents, not me. But the company has really stepped up its game with its new line, which targets a younger, more athletic crowd. Outfit 1 Take...
- Posted 276 days ago
Analyzing the logos of the six most recognizable golf brands
If a picture can be worth a thousand words, a logo can be worth a fair bit more. Like millions. Or billions. The total golf economy of 2011 was responsible for nearly $70 billion in spending. As...
- Posted 287 days ago
Mickelson uses a TaylorMade SLDR driver at the Presidents Cup
Phil Mickelson added a TaylorMade SLDR driver to his bag for Day 2 of the Presidents Cup, where he and U.S. Team partner Keegan Bradley defeated the International Team’s Jason Day and Graham DeLaet in foresomes 4...
- Posted 294 days ago
Callaway HEX Black Tour and HEX Chrome + Golf Balls: Editor review
Pros: The HEX Black Tour is one of the longest, lowest-spinning tour balls on the market. The Chrome + feels a little softer and produces more spin on full shots. Both models are exceptional in the wind and...
- Posted 302 days ago