- Terry Koehler on Hogan irons of the past and futurePosted 3 days ago
- Golf Gadgets: The Good, The Fad and The FunkyPosted 4 days ago
Like soft balls? Callaway launches Chrome Soft
The “have your cake and eat it too” of golf balls? It just might be Callaway’s new Chrome Soft, a golf ball that’s promising tour-level distance and short game control that’s not typical of its marshmallowy soft...
- Posted 6 days ago
Spotted: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Fairway Woods and Hybrids
Thanks to GolfWRX Member DTown3011 for posting the first in-hand photos of Callaway’s Big Bertha Alpha 815 fairway woods. The fairway woods, which are currently listed on Callaway’s Australian site, have two weight ports that accommodate the...
- Posted 50 days ago
Unfiltered: A Q&A with Callaway CEO Chip Brewer
We could say a lot about Callaway CEO Chip Brewer, and trust us, there would be plenty to talk about. There’s the quantum leaps Callaway has made in revitalizing its image since Brewer took over three years...
- Posted 54 days ago
How TaylorMade’s marketing slayed Callaway and saved golfers money
I’m going to start this one with a disclaimer. Understand that I have no motive outside presenting an accurate historical accounting. Back in March of 2012, TaylorMade-adidas purchased Adams Golf. At the time, Adams was a public...
- Posted 60 days ago
First Hit: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 and Double Black Diamond Drivers
Some golfers need a driver with a low center of gravity, while others need a driver with a higher center of gravity. Callaway’s two new Big Bertha Alpha drivers are designed to help both types of players....
- Posted 82 days ago
Callaway Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids
In the last two years, Callaway Golf has seen its U.S. dollar share in golf equipment sales — that is the amount of money consumers spend on Callaway’s clubs versus other companies’ clubs — grow 37 percent....
- Posted 89 days ago
Callaway Big Bertha V-Series Fairway Woods
Callaway’s new V-Series fairway woods are designed with “Speed Optimized Technology,” making them lighter and more aerodynamic to promote more ball speed and distance. The fairway woods use the same Hyper Speed Face design that helped Callaway’s X2...
- Posted 118 days ago
Callaway launches the Big Bertha V-Series Driver
There’s only two real ways for golfers to gain more distance with their driver; they can either increase their ball speed or improve their launch conditions. If they can do both simultaneously, well, then they’re in for...
- Posted 138 days ago
Golf Getting Social: OEMs tap into massive online influence
Social media offers an easy and relatively inexpensive way for players, golf brands and clubmakers to generate buzz around their products. While it’s certainly no secret that social media is playing an ever-increasing role in the lives...
- Posted 140 days ago
Review: Callaway Apex Pro irons
Pros: One of the most forgiving models in its class. The Apex Pros offer fantastic looks, feel and workability, and they’re great from the rough. They’re also pretty long for a blade-style iron. Cons: The price point ($1099)...
- Posted 144 days 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 154 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 158 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 172 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 180 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 201 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 203 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 214 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 235 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 244 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 279 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 312 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 321 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 329 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 334 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 341 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 343 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 343 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 343 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 344 days ago