Martin Hopley
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If you are familiar with the Callaway X-14 and X-16 irons then you will be comfortable with the Callaway X-18 irons.

This standard version has the usual offset but the X-18 have a thinner top line and more perimeter weighting than their predecessors. The feel is solid with every club and certainly very easy to hit with a mid to low trajectory compared to the other Callaway irons.

The standard uniflex steel shaft makes these clubs a bit heavy for our liking. For mid handicappers who don't play Callaway and have the cash to burn then this is an ideal choice. If you already have X-14 or X-16 models it may be a harder decision to upgrade unless your old ones are ready for the scrapheap.

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Callaway X-18 Iron

Callaway X-18 Irons - Product Details

Launch UK01 January 2008
Handicap Range
Low
High
GolferMens
Hand AvailabilityLeft, Right
MaterialSteel, Carbon
Shaft TypesSteel
Shaft FlexX Stiff, Stiff, Regular
Set Makeup3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, PW, SW
Additional Clubs2, GW, LW
Manufacturer's WebsiteCallaway Website

User Reviews

pan yan
November 2007

I love the Callaway X-18 irons. These were the clubs I stared golf with and they are great, they help amateurs get a lot of loft and distance without a perfect swing. Never mind that it says "mid to low handicappers", that’s rubbish, these are great for all players (until your a pro and fancy more feel and control!)

Martin Hopley
March 2005

I am a big fan of the Callaway X-14 Pro Series and I think the new Callaway X-18 rions are a worthy successor. It provides more forgiveness than 'normal' irons whilst still giving all the performance I require. Felt the steel shafts made the club very heavy and that together with the heavy price tag means that this may be a little overweight for me.

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Media Reviews

Today's Golfer
July 2005
Consistent and forgiving..pleasant head design..lowest spinning design.
Golf Monthly
March 2005
Very solid feel..more compact appearance..easy to hit.

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