The brand new Callaway Tremendous Hybrid is the results of a easy request that got here at once from the table of corporate CEO and president Chip Brewer. His problem: Make a completely loaded fairway wooden however are compatible it within the measurement and form of a hybrid.
Problem authorized, it sort of feels. The Tremendous Hybrid, which tests in as an outsized hybrid at 143 cubic centimeters or a 3rd or extra larger than usual factor hybrids, brings more than one subject material horsepower to a hybrid that the corporate hasn’t even driven into its fairway woods but. That features a titanium frame and face at the side of a really perfect gentle carbon composite crown that handiest weighs 5 grams. The sunshine weight of all that titanium and carbon composite frees up really extensive mass (up to 68 grams) this is redistributed throughout the clubhead. That mass takes the shape metal-injection molded tungsten slabs are compatible into the heel and toe sections to offer each a decrease middle of gravity and extra steadiness on off-center hits.
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Similar to Callaway’s hybrids, fairway woods and drivers of new antique, the Tremendous Hybrid additionally accommodates the dual vertical bars that sign up for the crown and sole. Referred to as “jailbreak,” the inner construction is designed to pay attention flexing within the skinny titanium face.
Whilst the Tremendous Hybrid is considerably greater than any hybrid within the Callaway circle of relatives, it in reality suits between fairway woods and hybrids. The smaller form might make it a extra visually fulfilling are compatible for some larger gamers than present fairway wooden sizes, particularly within the 5-wood loft. In the meantime, some moderate gamers would possibly want the bigger measurement over that present in in a similar way lofted historically sized hybrids. The Tremendous Hybrid additionally options Callaway’s eight-way adjustable hosel that permits gamers to tweak every of the 3 lofts by means of -1/+2 levels and upright and usual lie angles. That suggests the 3 lofts (17, 20 and 23 levels) if truth be told lengthen throughout each unmarried diploma from 16 to 25 levels.
“That is one we’re in reality occupied with,” stated Dave Neville, Callaway’s senior director of brand name control. “It’s in reality fairway wooden energy in a hybrid, most commonly directed at a greater participant but additionally extending out with the 23-degree to a game-improvement participant. It’s a membership we really feel goes to be as lengthy or longer than numerous the green woods that could be on your bag however supply extra versatility.”
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The Callaway Tremendous Hybrid, with a inventory shaft this is better-player centered 85-gram Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange, is to be had for pre-order lately and shall be in retail outlets starting Nov. 1 ($320).
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