New Callaway X Forged, Apex Muscleback Irons Unveiled
17 Oct 2017
by AmateurGolf.com Equipment Panel

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The Callaway X Forged (L) and Apex Muscleback (R) Irons
The Callaway X Forged (L) and Apex Muscleback (R) Irons

(October 17, 2017) - Earlier this month Callaway Golf unveiled its new X Forged and Apex Muscleback Irons both of which are set to be released on Friday, November 3rd.

The X Forged Irons offer the golfer a perfect blend of performance, control, turf interaction and feel through triple net forging. A design popular with Tour players, the X Forged Irons offers a single piece, cavity back that features Tour configurations for the soles, CG progression for precision shot-making and accuracy.

X Forged Iron
X Forged
X Forged Irons Features and Benefits

Exceptional Feel and Control:

The X Forged Irons feature triple net forging for exceptional feel and high performance. The Tour configured soles are designed for excellent turf interaction from a variety of lies.

Precision Grooves and CG Progression:

With 20V grooves the club face promotes a high level of control and excellent spin out of any playing conditions. They also reduce fliers from the rough, and the CG locations are optimized for even more control.

Classic Shaping:

Inspired by some of Callaway's most popular forged irons the X Forged Irons offer a clean and classic look that are smooth and appealing at address.

The Apex Muscleback Irons are designed for the best of the best players and they are popular among numerous professional Tours. While designing the Apex Muscleback the Callaway staff listened to and took into consideration the input of many pro players.

Apex Muscleback Iron
Apex Muscleback
Apex Muscleback Irons Features and Benefits

Tour Shaping and Design

This model features a classic shape and style. The clubs offers a traditional yet with a slightly thinner top line and also a bright chrome finish to Callaway's smallest blade head shape. Furthermore Callaway has advanced their CG positioning to optimize the CG for outstanding control.

High Performance 20V Grooves

With precision grooves built in players can expect to be able to control the ball and get consistent spin at a high level in any playing condition. The 20V grooves have also been designed to limit flyers.

Forged From 1025 Carbon Steel

This players iron was engineered for a remarkably soft feel that Tour players want, with the exact craftsmanship and precision they expect.

Product Information from Callaway

Pricing: X Forged Irons: $1,299.99
Apex Muscleback Irons: $1,299.99

Additional Notes: Both of these irons were designed with extensive feedback from our professional staffers, and are suited for better players. And both sets are already in play on Tour. In fact, in his last start at the Safeway Open, Phil Mickelson used a split set of X Forged (3-iron, 5-7 irons) and Apex Muscleback Irons (8-PW).

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