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What is Callaway XR OS?

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Asked by: Lisa Blackwell

Callaway touts two key traits of their XR OS irons: a wider sole for high ball flight and Face Cup technology for huge ball speed and distance. Both of these characteristics were on full display from the first time I put these irons into play.

What does the OS stand for on Callaway irons?


The new XR OS irons and hybrids — the “OS” stands for over-sized — are made to be super game-improvement clubs. That means they’re the highest launching, most forgiving irons and hybrids Callaway has made to date.

What year did Callaway XR OS irons come out?

Callaway XR OS Irons – Product Details

UK Launch
USA Launch
Handicap Range Low ‌‌‌‌ High
Golfer Mens, Women
Hand Availability Left, Right

Are Callaway XR OS irons good for beginners?

The XR OS iron is equipped with the prime 360 Face Cup technology of Callaway and has wider soles hence it is best suited for high handicappers, beginners, and golfers who fancy large clubheads with reliability, large forgiveness, and high launch.

Are Callaway XR irons good for high handicappers?

With wider soles and Callaway’s leading 360 Face Cup technology, the XR OS iron is supposed to be a best friend to high handicappers.

Are Callaway XR irons game improvement?

Technology abounds in Callaway’s new XR OS irons, and the result is a club that excels from a performance standpoint. Yes, the XR OS would definitely qualify as a game-improvement iron, but it also has a refined look that will appeal to more than just higher-handicap players.

Which Callaway irons are most forgiving?

Callaway X Hot Irons

The X Series irons are the latest upgrade in the most forgiving Callaway sets. They won’t give you massive distance gains, but you’ll hit the ball straighter which is of prime importance as a beginner or high handicapper looking to just have more fun and consistency on the golf course.

What degree is a Callaway XR pitching wedge?

Mens 2015 XR Irons Product Specs

Name Loft Standard Length
PW 44° 35.75″
AW 49° 35.50″
SW 54° 35.25″
LW 59° 35″

When did Callaway rogue come out?

Callaway had a huge success with their Epic driver in 2017 featuring Jailbreak Technology. This year they are back with an updated version of the #1 driver in golf – the Rogue.

How old are Callaway XR irons?

Callaway XR Irons – Product Details

UK Launch
Shaft Types Steel, Graphite
Shaft Flex Regular, Stiff
Design Cavity Back
Set Makeup 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, PW

What are the lofts on Callaway XR OS irons?

Men’s XR OS 16 Product Specs

Name Loft Lie
#7 31.5° 62.5°
#8 35° 63.0°
#9 39° 63.5°
PW 44° 64.0°

What does CF 18 mean on Callaway Rogue irons?

The CF 18 on a Callaway Rogue iron means cup face 18. The cup face technology allows for increased distance and ball speed off the clubface. The Callaway Rogue irons are designed for long distances while still preserving forgiveness and a higher launch.

What does CF 18 stand for?

The McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet (official military designation CF-188) is a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) variant of the American McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft.

What year did the rogue irons come out?

Callaway launched the Rogue Irons on February 9, 2018, with the XR model in the US and the UK but had disappointing results at first. This was due to the lack of distance and the clunky sound off the face. Golfers were disappointed with the launch angles that robbed them of the distance they craved.

When did Callaway mavrik come out?

January 23, 2020 saw the release of the Callaway MAVRIK driver which again was a step change in the way Callaway produced drivers. The MAVRIK built on the huge success of the Epic Flash, and with it came three different drivers under the MAVRIK family.

What is the difference between Mavrik and mavrik Max?

→ Mavrik Max also produces a more delightful sound than the other models. → The standard Mavrik has a mild draw bias and mid-spin. Whereas the Max version has a maximum draw bias and mid-spin, and the Sub Zero is the lowest spinning driver and also has a neutral draw bias.

Is Mavrik better than epic?

The main differences are that the Epic Flash has a sliding weight while the Mavrik doesn’t. Also the SS20 Flash Face of the Mavrik is actually thinner and stronger than the Epic Flash. The result is slightly better distance and recovery. The Mavrik also sports the aerodynamic Cyclone head shape.