Callaway X Forged CB Irons Review

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I would be curious to see what IO could do for my shape with my 'custom' loft/lie setup enabled.

It shocked me how well they fit into my swing with a stock swing using a ball that works for my game, from a spin perspective.
Bent two strong and these fit like a glove
 

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Given your need to reduce spin, LS may be on the menu yes/no?
I need to give the LS a spin, played the original project x 6.0 for a number of years and really got along with them. These look good but the pictures I saw of the new apex pros it would be hard to not choose them over the x-forged
 

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I would be curious to see what IO could do for my shape with my 'custom' loft/lie setup enabled.

It shocked me how well they fit into my swing with a stock swing using a ball that works for my game, from a spin perspective.
Do you need to strengthen them or weaken them? The yardages you were getting from the stock set up was 💪!
 

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Do you need to strengthen them or weaken them? The yardages you were getting from the stock set up was 💪!
I get a bit more aggressive with my lofts to support my launch and spin a bit better. Has a lot to do with peak height, honestly.

It's worked out incredibly with with my MP18 SCs.
 

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we're going to have to discuss this further, because I was full send on Mizuno..

But, I could see this.
I fell into a really good groove with the X Forged CB 7i when testing it. I still ponder adding maybe a 5 & 6 to play with. 2021 is a tough season to be picking irons. Or maybe easy since there are so many choices that perform well.
 

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you think they would outperform the 921 forged?
I’m not sure, but I might have sorted a full set of those heads today, I guess they need to be shafted so we can find out.
 

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I’m not sure, but I might have sorted a full set of those heads today, I guess they need to be shafted so we can find out.
I could probably make this happen in January.

May the best fit win.
 

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These were made for Canadan methinks. Clinical in the review vid.
 

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Don’t mind the photo etching, had to remove some clubs

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First range sesh with the X Forgeds today. Really liked what they were doing. Long time cf16/Project X player and I thought these were actually as forgiving. That might be the thinner sole, which seems to work well for me. The IO shaft is solid too. Seems to play a bit soft, but I get a good flight with it. Not too high, not too light. Thought the offset was more than I expected at first, but it’s not too bad. I like.
 

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First range sesh with the X Forgeds today. Really liked what they were doing. Long time cf16/Project X player and I thought these were actually as forgiving. That might be the thinner sole, which seems to work well for me. The IO shaft is solid too. Seems to play a bit soft, but I get a good flight with it. Not too high, not too light. Thought the offset was more than I expected at first, but it’s not too bad. I like.
Super charged to hear you are impressed by your X-Forged CB irons. How do you find the IO shafts in terms of shock absorption? Can you elaborate on your comment about playing a little soft? Early feedback is they are a great combination with the XF irons. Thanks
 

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First range sesh with the X Forgeds today. Really liked what they were doing. Long time cf16/Project X player and I thought these were actually as forgiving. That might be the thinner sole, which seems to work well for me. The IO shaft is solid too. Seems to play a bit soft, but I get a good flight with it. Not too high, not too light. Thought the offset was more than I expected at first, but it’s not too bad. I like.
When you say the IO is 'soft' what do you mean?
 

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I went back and watched the video to get a refresher on my thoughts haha.

It really did perform well.
They did perform well for you. Do they have a chance of making your bag this year?
 

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They did perform well for you. Do they have a chance of making your bag this year?
Yeah man, absolutely. They are on a relatively short list of heads that I am going to pursue early in 2020.
 

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