Callaway X-22 Iron Set – Steel Shafts (4-PW)
Manufacturer’s Description; Callaway X-22
Callaway x-22 has set the performance standard with the Callaway X-22 Irons, the best X-Series Irons they’ve ever made. The perimeter weighting of the Callaway X-22 has been maximized for a moment of inertia (MOI) that’s 10 percent higher than their predecessors, meaning you get more forgiveness on off-center strikes. The ideal center of gravity position has been preserved, generating optimal ball-flight trajectories. They’ve also incorporated the Modified Thru-Bore design, dampening vibration for enhanced feel. The tour-inspired head shape on the Callaway X-22 has a slightly thinner topline and sole with a large sweet spot for improved aesthetics and forgiveness to boost your confidence.
• Precision Notch Weighting increases the perimeter weighting for a higher MO which provides more stability at impact even on off-centered hits.
• The center of gravity position has been strategically placed for optimal ball-flight trajectories.
• Modified Thru-Bore design softens vibration for enhanced feel.
• Tour-inspired head shape has a slightly thinner top-line and sole with a large sweet spot is cosmetically pleasing, but maintains a high level of forgiveness.
VFT Technology maximizes ball speed and perimeter weighting for more distance and forgiveness
The Callaway X-22 Tour Irons are the new, improved version of the highly successful X-20 Tour. Callaway Golf’s engineers packed the X-22 Tours with a host of technological aids, among which are their Precision Notch Weighting and a new sleeker hosel to raise the moment of inertia (MOI) for better stability during impact. The clubface employs Variable Face Technology (VFT) which maximizes ball speed, and perimeter weighting for more distance and forgiveness. It also allows the Center of Gravity (COG) to be moved lower and more in line with the center of the face for better trajectory, which also significantly enhances the level of feel.
Out of the bag, I immediately like the simpler, clean lines of the Callaway X-22 Tour Irons. They come in lofts from a 3 iron to a Pitching Wedge (PW) and mine came stock with Royal Precision’s very highly acclaimed Project X Flighted shafts. They are a little thick along the topline, but nothing more than its competitors. There is only so much space on a clubface you can move the weight around so a thicker topline in exchange for more stability is quite acceptable. If anything, the topline will appeal more to the targeted market, which are the mid to low handicappers for the extra confidence it gives.
Despite the blade-like look, the Callaway X-22 still pack in a high level of forgiveness. They are very easy to hit, with miss-hits generally going in the direction I intended it to go, yet without the stinging feedback telling me I messed it up I would normally have gotten when hitting with a pure blade iron. They generally generate good distance when needed, but where they shine most is in their workability. I can work the ball left or right and for me, that separates them from their competitors and makes them dependable pin seekers from long distance, as well as great set-up and approach clubs. I think accuracy is often overlooked in irons play with manufacturers regularly making distance from their irons their main selling point, so when I discover irons like the Callaway X-22 that deliver laser-like accuracy, I feel obligated to point it out to the golfing masses out there.
Overall, I feel the Callaway X-22 Tours are a great buy for those who are either already a single handicap or approaching a single handicap and looking to make the transition from their game improvement irons. Or even in itself, these Callaway X-22 Tour Irons are fantastic at what they do and for that, I rate them ‘Highly Recommended’.
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