Callaway Hyper X driver review

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Callaway Hyper X driver
Golf Monthly Verdict

Solid feel, great flight and a more compact look than many 460cc drivers, perhaps due to its deep face and less “stretched” head shape. One or two recent Callaway models have failed to hit the right note at impact for some, but sound is right back on track here. Where next? More On Test: - Callaway FT-iQ and FT-iQ Tour reviews - Callaway X Tour irons review Galleries: - Callaway Big Bertha Diablo driver and Callaway FT-9 driver pictures - Callaway X22 irons, Callaway X22 Tour irons and Callaway X Forged irons pictures

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The Hyper X boasts the largest effective hitting area of any all-titanium Callaway driver, for improved distance and ball speed on mis-hits. The X-Sole design should make it easy to align at address. Face angles are 1 degree closed in the standard model but 0.5 degrees open in the Tour model to offer better players greater scope for workability.

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Jeremy Ellwood
Contributing Editor

Jeremy Ellwood has worked in the golf industry since 1993 and for Golf Monthly since 2002 when he started out as equipment editor. He is now a freelance journalist writing mainly for Golf Monthly. He is an expert on the Rules of Golf having qualified through an R&A course to become a golf referee. He is a senior panelist for Golf Monthly's Top 100 UK & Ireland Course Rankings and has played all of the Top 100 plus 91 of the Next 100, making him well-qualified when it comes to assessing and comparing our premier golf courses. He has now played 1,000 golf courses worldwide in 35 countries, from the humblest of nine-holers in the Scottish Highlands to the very grandest of international golf resorts. He reached the 1,000 mark on his 60th birthday in October 2023 on Vale do Lobo's Ocean course. Put him on a links course anywhere and he will be blissfully content.

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Jeremy is currently playing...

Driver: Ping G425 LST 10.5˚ (draw setting), Mitsubishi Tensei AV Orange 55 S shaft

3 wood: Ping G425 Max 15˚ (set to flat +1), Mitsubishi Tensei AV Orange 65 S shaft

Hybrid: Ping G425 17˚, Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro Orange 80 S shaft

Irons 3-PW: Ping i525, True Temper Dynamic Gold 105 R300 shafts

Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 50˚ and 54˚, 12˚ bounce, True Temper Dynamic Gold 105 R300 shafts

Putter: Ping Fetch 2021 model, 33in shaft (set flat 2)

Ball: Varies but mostly now TaylorMade Tour Response