Looking for the best Callaway irons or the ones best suited to your game? Get the lowdown on the latest releases and old classics.
From the new Rouge ST irons for 2022 to the Epic irons to the forged Apex irons, some of the industry’s most impressive performing and game-changing clubs are available for golfers of all abilities.
And the new Great Big Bertha model have been re-released for 2023 as the most complete set yet from Callaway.
Whether you are starting out in the game or want to bring your golf handicap down, the various options can help you achieve your goals.
Callaway Apex 24 Irons
The Apex 24 irons were released in late 2023 as a new addition for the 2024 season with three models in the latest range of the players’ irons.
The Apex Pro 24 model remains in the series and has been given a tweak to improve performance of the players’ elite level bladed iron.
The Pro is joined by the Apex MB, a muscle back blade option, and the Apex CB, a cavity back design that is the most forgiving or the trio and replaces the DCB irons.
Callaway Great Big Bertha Irons
The Great Big Bertha irons are new for 2023 and the first-ever multi-piece titanium and tungsten design from the brand.
The GBB irons feature a unique design with Callaway opting for a combination of titanium and tungsten for the first time to deliver driver-like power from an iron for the first time.
The Titanium body design flexes more at impact than traditional steel club heads, and combines with a high-density Tungsten Speed Cartridge for impressive ball speeds and launch.
With the deepest center of gravity Callaway have managed to achieve in an iron, could these justify the hefty price tag placed on them? Just about, yes.
Callaway ST Rogue Irons
Callaway have managed to extra even more distance to craft their longest yet, with A.I. Flash Face, patented Urethane Microspheres and Precision Tungsten Weighting all contributing to an impressive set of irons.
The Max provides all-around performance, forgiveness and ball speed, the The Max OS provides a high launch and is suited to mid-to-high handicap golfers and the Max OS Lite is the most forgiving iron with increased lofts in a lightweight package.
The Pro has hollow body construction with a compact players shape for low-to-mid single digit handicap golfers.
Callaway Apex 21 Irons
As the name suggests, the Apex 21 irons were a new addition for 2021 with three models in the latest range of the players’ irons.
The latest version of the Apex range, which were released in 2019, were given an upgrade and feature Callaway’s artificial intelligence for the first time in a forged model.
The three models – the Apex, DCB and Pro – all have Flash Face Cup for fast ball speeds. Callaway have also added Tungsten Energy Core into the Apex range for the first time.
The Apex is the standard version, the DCB is a double cavity back design and the Pro is the forged blade like iron.
Callaway Apex Irons
The original Apex broke new ground by becoming the first Face Cup forged irons. They use Callaway’s famed Face Cup technology to promote increased ball speed and long distance, but the Apex still provides that forged feel and performance.
Ideally suited to better golfers and low handicappers who enjoy playing forged clubs, the Apex irons are compact but have an incredibly soft feel for a forged iron and provide workability and confidence without losing the forgiveness where needed.
Callaway Apex MB Irons
The Apex MB irons are an updated version of the classic muscle backs first released back in 2014, and they have continue to extract performance gains.
The muscle back weighting is in the heel and toe of the club head, helping to increase MOI and offer a little more forgiveness than in previous versions.
The Apex MB blades are all about the feel the forged 1025 carbon steel irons provide, and have an advanced CG, slightly thinner topline and chrome finish helping to improve the playability from any lie.
There are 20V precision grooves promote a high level of control and consistent spin that muscleback players expect out of any playing conditions.
Callaway Epic Irons
The GBB Epic irons were a newest addition to the company’s array of clubs and they push the boundaries of performance and technology further than ever before.
Billed as being the “dream irons”, they are hugely impressive with a feel that golfers do in fact dream of. The Face Cup is designed to maximise distance for off-centre ball striking, making it incredibly forgiving.
The Exo-Cage head construction also promotes faster ball speed for longer distance, making them game-changing irons. They don’t come cheap but are industry leading clubs.
Callaway Steelhead XR Irons
Designed with relatively low handicap golfers in mind, the Steelhead XR irons give more control without compromising on distance.
The are slightly longer in length than the X-14 from which they were developed, but a lighter club head and Cup Face help promote greater ball speed and as a result distance.
The lowering of the centre of gravity helps provides much more control and increased spin with short irons, while not compromising on added distance from longer irons.
Callaway Big Bertha Irons
Don’t be fooled by thinking that Big Bertha is just a driver. The original Big Bertha irons are available too and if you want distance added to your game then they are designed perfectly to help you do so.
The technology used in the design promotes faster ball speed without losing any of the forgiveness golfers crave.
The clever design of the club head means it promotes a higher launch and longer carry from long irons but gives increased control from short irons. It is an all round pleaser.
Callaway XR Irons
Incredibly reasonably priced, the XR irons are designed with extreme forgiveness in mind and an ideal purchase for golfers starting out in the game or for mid-to-high handicappers.
The XRs contain Callaway’s Face Cup technology to help increase ball speed and distance with sacrificing on forgiveness from off-centre strikes.
They are an impressive golf club for golfers seeking to improve their scoring.
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