Andrew Noyce
By Andrew Noyce

Callaway say the Big Bertha Alpha 816 is their most advanced fairway wood to date, offering speed and adjustability for better players.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway

Designed to give golfers shot-shot making ability and faster ball speeds, Callaway say the Alpha 816 fairway has been engineered to bring out the highest performance in players' games.

Distance comes from transferring the high swing speeds of good players into faster speeds from the face and in Callaway's fairways this is where their Forged Hyper Speed Face comes into play.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway

The face used across Callaway's fairway offering is light and thin, increasing ball speeds across the whole face for greater and more consistent distance.

The Big Bertha Alpha 816 continues the weight adjustability options introduced in the Alpha 815 fairway with two interchangeable weights of 3g and 16g allowing you to tailor the ball flight to your game.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway

By moving the heavier weight forward the club will spin less for a more penetrating flight, whilst swapping them over increases forgiveness and moves the centre of gravity to create a higher launch.

The sole design has also been shaped to give control from a variety of lies. Combined with the OptiFit adjustability and three loft options, the Big Bertha Alpha 816 provides a playable option from the fairway and with the lowest loft option being 14° also offers a genuine option from the tee.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway

The heads are slightly larger than standard for fairway woods, with the 14° version having a head of 165cc, and this means a higher MOI for more forgiveness than is found in many elite players fairways.

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Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway Wood

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Fairway Wood - Product Details

Launch UK18 September 2018
Launch USA18 September 2018
Launch RRP£249
Handicap Range
Hand AvailabilityLeft, Right
Left Handed Lofts14°, 16°
Right Handed Lofts14°, 16°, 18°
Head Volume165 cc
Club Length43 inches
Swing WeightD2
AdjustabilityLoft, Face Angle, Weight
Shaft NameAldila Rogue I/O 70
Shaft TypesGraphite
Shaft FlexRegular, Stiff, X Stiff
Shaft Weight70g
Manufacturer's WebsiteCallaway Website

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