New Callaway X-Forged UT Iron Revealed

Callaway has unveiled its new X-Forged UT utility iron

New Callaway X-Forged UT Iron Revealed

The new New Callaway X-Forged UT Iron revealed today promises more distance, consistency and versatility with improved feel

New Callaway X-Forged UT Iron Revealed

Utility irons are a popular choice among low-handicap golfers and on Tour, especially when the links golf swing begins as golfers start to look for a fairway finder that keeps the ball low off the tee while also being a versatile option to hit into par fives.

Callaway has unveiled its latest model in the form of the new X-Forged UT iron, which boasts a hollow construction along with Callaway's A.I.-designed Flash Face Cup that creates a sophisticated face design for high ball speeds.


Similar in concept to the Mavrik irons, this design not only maximises distance with forgiveness but also helps maintain consistency of spin on shots struck across the face.

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The irons are forged from 1025 mild carbon steel and inside the hollow body construction there is Callaway's urethane microspheres that dampen vibration for better sound and feel.

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Elsewhere, external MIM’d (Metal Injection Moulded) tungsten weighting allows for the CG position to be optimally located for the best trajectory and launch for the target player.

A longer blade length and a wider sole versus a traditional long iron provide forgiveness and control.


The Project X U shaft is specifically designed to work with utility clubs for enhanced stability and control. The Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black HY is a player’s graphite shaft designed with low torque for aggressive swingers.

Golf Pride’s Z Grip features a firm feel and exceptional traction in a variety of weather conditions.

The new Callaway X-Forged UT iron goes on sale October 29th with an RRP of £229 in steel and graphite and lofts 18°, 21° and 24°.

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Joel Tadman
Technical Editor

Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf. He is also responsible for all content on irons and golf tech, including distance measuring devices and launch monitors.

One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 86 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 3.2.

Joel's current What's In The Bag? 

Driver: Titleist TSR3, 9° 

Fairway wood: Titleist TSR3, 15° 

Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18° 

Irons: Ping i230 4-UW

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8, 54°. Titleist Vokey SM9 60° lob wedge, K Grind

Putter: Evnroll ER2V 

Ball: 2023 Titleist Pro V1x