Overall, the Callaway X Forged proved to be a solid overall performer. While accuracy and dispersion patterns were generally very good, our testers noted that there is severe distance loss when the sweet spot is missed by even a fraction. It’s actually probably more accurate to say that there’s a severe distance gain when the ball is struck precisely on the sweet spot. Any deviation from the middle, and you will be punished.
Given the design of the irons and their intended audience this isn’t really cause for any sort of alarm whatsoever. Callaway’s X Forged is a better ballstriker’s iron, and if you don’t fit the description, you’re almost certainly going to be better served with something more forgiving (like X2 Hot, X2 Hot Pro, Apex, Apex Pro) The point is, whatever your ballstriking ability (or pain tolerance, I suppose) Callaway has you covered. READ MORE