Callaway Women’s XR range review

A review of the Callaway Women's XR range of clubs, from driver to irons

Golf Monthly Verdict

Centre of gravity positioning and face technologies make the XR range of clubs from Callaway extremely easy to hit.

Reasons to buy
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    Combination of face technology and centre of gravity positioning make the clubs extremely easy to hit.

Reasons to avoid
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    Slightly uninspiring look at address

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The Callaway Women’s XR range was designed with a view towards helping players find greater distance and consistency from tee to green.

The engineers at Callaway have worked extremely hard on the Callaway Women's XR range to produce clubs featuring the most aerodynamic and forgiving heads from driver right through to irons. With fast faces and an optimised centre of gravity throughout the range, these are impressive, game-improving clubs.

Callaway women’s XR16 driver RRP: £289

The shape of this driver was developed in conjunction with the experts at Boeing. As such it’s extremely aerodynamic and this assist you in creating greater head speed and so maximum distance for the effort you put in.

The R-Moto face technology showcased in this driver means the clubface is considerably thinner than previous models and it means the head itself is lighter. A combination of these factors means the ball speed off the clubface is maximised and you’ll see excellent results, even on the off-centre strikes.

A lower centre of gravity makes the driver even more forgiving and it will help you get the ball airborne and flying strongly.

A lightweight Bassara shaft comes standard.

Callaway women’s XR16 fairways RRP: £189

With a larger head than most fairways, the XR16 is designed to be as forgiving and as easy to hit as possible. Callaway’s engineers have worked hard to make the crown of this club as lightweight as possible and that means they have been able to position the centre of gravity lower down in the head, helping you to get the ball airborne on a higher launch angle.

The aerodynamic head shape has been designed to help you maximise clubhead speed and the hotter, Hyper Speed Face Cup produces faster ball speeds. All in all, this fairway should help you find distance.

Available in 3W, 4W, 5W, 7W, 9W and 11W

Lightweight Bassara shaft comes as standard

Callaway women’s XR hybrids RRP: £169

Callaway Women's XR hybrid

Callaway Women's XR hybrid

These versatile and forgiving clubs are designed to be playable from a range of lies and can be effective from the tee, fairway or rough.

Again, Face Cup technology is featured and this helps generate impressive ball speeds, even on shots that don’t quite come out of the middle. A lower centre of gravity helps improve launch and ball flight and, overall, this is a highly forgiving hybrid.

Available in 3H, 4H, 5H and 6H. True Temper Project X SD graphite shaft comes as standard.

Callaway women’s XR irons RRP: £599 (7 irons)

Callaway Women's XR irons

Callaway Women's XR irons

These cavity back irons are the first by Callaway to feature cup face technology. The 360 Face Cup helps produce exceptional ball speed right across the face and that means added distance.

As through the whole XR range, the irons have a lower centre of gravity and that means greater forgiveness as it’s easier to get the ball flying high.

The irons are available from 3-LW and the True Temper Project X SD graphite shaft comes as standard

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