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TESTERS ANNOUNCED: Callaway Steelhead XR/XR Pro Irons


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Name Mel Davies

Home: England, United Kingdom

Handicap: 12

Current irons: Cobra King F7 One Length

Strength: Short Irons(8-PW)

Weakness: Mid Irons (5-7)

 

 

 

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Kirk 

Iowa  (Heaven)

10.4

Titleist 712 AP 1 irons

Strength: Good accuracy & ball striking.

Weakness: Starting to loose distance with age. (56y/o) I must club up more now. I would love to test these irons! Have played Callaway a lot in the past.

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(4) TESTERS WANTED

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Callaway Steelhead XR/

XR Pro Irons

 

 

Can a remake ever be as good as the original? Could a remake ever be better than the original?

 

Ever since the rebirth of Big Bertha, Callaway has had no problem bringing back iconic names from the past - Great Big Bertha, Fusion, Apex and now, Steelhead.

 

Callaway has hit the proverbial daily double with the new Steelhead XR and the Steelhead XR Pro irons. At last count, the Steelhead XR's are the number one selling iron in golf and has helped make Callaway the number one OEM in golf.

 

Clearly the Steelheads are more than just a new dress on an old girl, but does the performance match the hype? That's where you come in.

 

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Testers Wanted:

 

Callaway touts the new Steelheads as a signature shape with breakthrough performance. Both the XR and XR Pro models check all the boxes: speed and distance from the next-generation 360 Cup Face Technology, the Bore-Thru hosel for greater forgiveness and a progressive center of gravity for more control.

 

Can these new sticks with the old names improve your ball striking and help you shoot lower scores? We need four avid golfers to help us find out.

 

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How To Apply:

As you know, we take our club testing very seriously here at MyGolfSpy. We need two of you to test and review (and keep) a set of Callaway Steelhead XR's, and two more to test and review (and keep) a set of Steelhead XR Pro's.

 

If you'd like to be a tester, please follow these instructions carefully. In this thread, tell us:

 

Your first name

Your home state/province

Your current handicap

Your current iron set

Your biggest strength & weakness to your iron game

 

It's that simple!

 

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We will announce the 4 testers in this thread next week, so make sure to check back here.

 

Remember, you MUST apply in THIS THREAD to be eligible.

 

And if you're a newer member of the MyGolfSpy Community Forum, we recommend reading these two threads for some helpful hints on how to be selected as a tester.

 

Forum Testing - How Testers Will Be Chosen

 

​Equipment Review Tips and Tricks

 

Jeff

Texas

Handicap - 6

Cobra Bio Cell +

Strength: Short Iron Accuracy

Weakness: Long Iron Accuracy

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Lou

Tucson, AZ

11

Irons:  Cobra, graphite; Vokey Lob wedges, steel

Strengths:  PW, Gap Wedge, Lob Wedges

Weakness:  Distance, in all irons

Titleist drive (TS1)., Callaway Epic Star 5wood; MAVRIK hybrids, Callaway irons, Ping Sand wedge and Vokey 60* wedge.  Still using my Wilson 8813 and am looking for a new putter.  My wife's bag is all Callaway.  I retired from the USAF after 30 years and 17 moves --loved my career.

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Robert

Oregon

9

Current set - titleist AP2

Strengths - distance control full shots

Weaknesses - distance control half shots

Cobra Speedzone 10.5 with Ventus Blue 6S

Mavrik 4-wood with Hzrds Smoke black 6.0

Honma 7-wood stiff

Taylormade 4-hybrid

titleist T200 5-GW

ping glide 2.0 (54, 58)

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Your first name

 

Alon

 

Your home state/province

 

Sherman Oaks, CA

 

Your current handicap

 

14.4

 

Your current iron set

 

Callaway Steelhead XR

Aerotech steelfiber i110 center stiff

 

 

Your biggest strength & weakness to your iron game

 

Biggest strength is distance weakest is workability.

 

For me I would love to test the steelhead xr pro irons. I think they will allow me the ability to work and shape my shots.

 

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Denny

Texas

+2

Mizuno mp33

My ability to work the ball around and sometimes thru obstacles strategically placed around the course testing my sanity.   

Finding the elusive sweet spot on my 1 Iron, no seriously where is it.

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Andrew

California

17 (handi)

Bridgestone j15

Strength: off the tee shots

Weakness: short game

 

 

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Driver: Taylormade R11 Diamana Stiff Shaft 10.5*

Woods: Taylormade RBZ Stage 2: (#3 - 14.5* Tour) Matrixozik Rul Stiff 

              Callaway: (#5 - Big Bertha)

Hybrids: Taylormade RBZ Stage 2: (#3 - 18.5* Tour) Kurokage Stiff

Irons: Bridgestone J15 Stiff (5 - 9, Pitch, Approach)

Wedges: Cleveland (60*, 56*, 52*)

Putter: Bettinardi Studio Stock #6

Ball: Volvik Vista

 

Right-Handed

California

18 Handi

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Andy

Boise, Id

8.1

Callaway Apex CF 16

My biggest strength is accuracy and distance control playing a cut. My weakness is playing a draw.

 

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:callaway-small: 10.5° XR with Aldila Rogue Silver 60

 

:cleveland-small:  15° HiBore XLS with Fujikura Gold

 

:titelist-small:  19° 913H with Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana S+

 

:titelist-small: 24° 913H with Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana S+

 

:ping-small:  5-PW Ping i25 with KBS Tour Stiff Steel

 

:ping-small:  50° Glide SS Wedge with CFS Wedge

 

:ping-small: 55° Glide SS Wedge (Back-Heel Combo Grind) with CFS Wedge

 

:ping-small:  60° Glide SS Wedge with CFS Wedge

 

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Golf Pride MCC Plus4 Grips +2" 

 

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Would love to test out the XR16 PROS

 

Play off 5 and play regularly all over Scotland on different courses 

KMcA

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