Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver Review (NEW GBB for 2023)

The Great Big Bertha is the latest version of the GBB driver

The 2023 Great Big Bertha is the most technologically advanced driver from Callaway.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

The new 2023 Callaway Great Big Bertha driver has been unveiled as the most technologically advanced driver yet. Is it worth the money?

The Big Bertha needs little introduction having been one of the best selling of all-time, and now Callaway have thrown all ground-breaking technology at the classic driver.

A lightweight Triaxial Carbon Crown, Forged Carbon Sole, Artificial Intelligence Jailbreak Speed Frame and Flash Face Technology are all included in the latest iteration of the GBB driver.

The driver is also part of a series that includes fairway woods, hybrids and irons.

In this article we look at just how light the driver is, how it performs and discuss whether it is worth the expensive price tag compared to the Rogue ST, Epic Max, Epic Speed or Mavrik?

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What Callaway says about the 2023 Great Big Bertha Driver:

“Our most technologically advanced driver utilizes an ultra-lightweight chassis and easy-to-swing design to increase club head speed and overall distance.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

“This easy-to-swing driver is engineered with an ultra-lightweight design for unmatched distance characteristics.

“It’s nearly 30g lighter than a tour driver, and it’s an ideal option for golfers who want to increase their swing speed.

“To increase MOI, our engineers paired a lightweight Triaxial Carbon Crown with a Forged Carbon Sole.

“With all this discretionary weight, our engineers moved the CG lower and deeper to enhance forgiveness while the steel sole plate makes it easier to hit a draw.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

“Our Jailbreak Speed Frame is powered by A.I. for enhanced horizontal and torsional stability. All this stability promotes increased ball speed across the face.

“We’ve now included spin optimization in our industry-leading A.I. face technology. The new formula increases ball speed while lowering spin to increase total distance.”

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Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver Specs & Design

The new 2023 Great Big Bertha is the most complete version of the highest popular driver yet with Callaway add technology after technology to it.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

The key design element has been to take away 30g of weighting compared to the Callaway Rogue ST range and make it easy to swing and likely to generate eye-watering ball speeds.

They have achieved it by using a lightweight Triaxial Carbon Crown with a Forged Carbon Sole and the combined has saved weight and increased MOI and forgiveness significantly.

The CG has been lowered too to help add more forgiveness, no matter how hard you swing this light weight driver.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

Callaway have include the AI-developed Jailbreak Speed Frame in the Big Bertha for the first time to provide varying degrees of stability behind the face of the driver.

That helps generate impressive ball speeds, while the newly improved Flash Face Technology has been enhanced by more AI developments to provide more forgiveness than in other Callaway drivers.

The combination results increased ball speeds, less spin off the face and more total distance.

Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver

The new driver is available in three specs: 9 degrees, 10.5 degrees and 12 degrees.

The Great Big Bertha also features an adjustable hosel, allowing for a three degree range of lofts in each driver.

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Verdict: Is the Callaway Great Big Bertha driver any good?

Stunning looks, improved performance in distance, forgiveness and spin rates off the tee, the Big Bertha has plenty going for it.

It is jam packed with technology to help find more fairways and be longer off the tee, and is incredibly light to allow you to increase your club head speed without the need to swing harder or faster.

To achieve what this Big Bertha driver does comes at a price though. At $700, it will be out of the price range of a lot of golfers but quality does cost and that is what Callaway’s new driver is all about.

FAQs

How much does the 2023 Callaway Big Bertha driver cost?

The new driver is priced at $700 / £580.

What are the Great Big Bertha driver specs?

The new driver is available in three specs: 9 degrees, 10.5 degrees and 12 degrees.

Is the Callaway Great Big Bertha driver adjustable?

Yea. The Great Big Bertha features an adjustable hosel, allowing for a three degree range of lofts in each driver (8-11 in the 9 degree driver, 9.5-12 in the 10.5 degree driver and 11-14 in the 12 degree driver).