124th U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2



Callaway

Callaway Steelhead XR

Our Review:

There's an old saying that there are few new ideas, only better execution. That could apply to the Steelhead XR. Callaway has taken the proven, reliable shape of its Steelhead X-14 iron of more than a decade ago and married it with the modern horsepower of the wraparound cupface found in its more recent irons. The result is a club with power where you need it. The center of gravity is low and deep in the long and middle irons for better performance on mis-hits, and the zippy face provides a turbo-boost near the USGA's limit on spring-like effect.
Price: $800
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Ratings
Performance

45%*

Innovation

30%*

Look / Sound / Feel

20%*

Demand

5%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
Low-Handicapper
The feedback at impact is informative.
Mid-Handicapper
Nice, low thump. The sweet spot feels like it's the size of a barn. Impossible not to flush it. Distance, accuracy, this is the total package. It's got carry for days. This is a club you want to bring home to Momma.
High-Handicapper
There's a lot of technology straightening out your ball flight.