Callaway Women's Big Bertha Reva Irons Review

In this Callaway Women's Big Bertha Reva Irons review, Alison Root puts them to the test on course

Callaway Women's Big Bertha Reva Irons Review
Golf Monthly Verdict

Callaway’s know-how has definitely paid off as these new female-specific irons are hard to fault. For women with a slow to moderate swing speed, this set will give them the confidence to easily pop the ball up into the air with pleasing accuracy and distance.

Reasons to buy
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    Excellent weight and feel, optimal distance even on mishits.

Reasons to avoid
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    Wide sole and increased offset not for everyone.

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Callaway Women's Big Bertha Reva Irons Review

REVA is Callaway’s new brand of clubs dedicated to women under the iconic Big Bertha line. Following extensive research and testing, including input from thousands of female golfers, the clubs in the REVA family have been engineered to specifically suit the needs of women golfers. 

As far as the irons are concerned, by utilising new Big Bertha technology, the aim is to help women golfers easily get the ball airborne from any lie with considerable accuracy and distance.

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It’s refreshing to see that Callaway have steered away from engineering these irons in a traditional feminine colour - like pink or purple - and instead have opted for a lovely electric blue and black colour scheme. 

Callaway Women's Big Bertha Reva Irons

The look of the Callaway Women's Big Bertha REVA irons at address really inspire confidence

The look of the noticeably wider sole of these cavity back irons won’t appeal to everyone, but for women with a slow to moderate swing speed, it’s worth considering performance over looks. The large offset heads cannot help but fill you with confidence at address.

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A significant amount of tungsten weight has been added for a deep centre of gravity and Callaway have used their AI-designed Flash Face Cup for the first time in a women’s Big Bertha iron to encourage and maintain ball speed. 

We were impressed with the new tooling as despite an overall light swing weight, the feel off the clubface was powerful. We also found it easy to launch the ball high into the air and these irons are ideal if you are seeking more distance and want to straighten out any unwanted slice spin.

The impact sound is as solid as it feels thanks to the use of urethane microspheres, which is fortunately responsive enough to not jar your hands on mishits. Designed for women from the ground up, they come with a speed enhancing shaft and Lamkin women’s ST soft grip.

Alison Root has over 25 years experience working in media and events, predominantly dedicated to golf, in particular the women’s game. Until 2020, for over a decade Alison edited Women & Golf magazine and website, and in addition to writing, overseeing all content and developing industry relationships, she was the go-to voice for TV and radio to comment on breaking women’s golf stories. Alison is also the Editorial Director of Glorious, the new digital platform devoted to elevating women’s sport and that includes golf! She is a 14-handicap golfer (should be better) and despite having had the fantastic opportunity to play some of the best golf courses around the world, Kingsbarns in Scotland is her favourite.