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Which Callaway to go with???
Hello everyone,

I've been playing a SQ 13* and I'm thinking of trying a 15*. While the SQ is really long when struck well, it's too inconsistent. I've always like the looked and feel of Callaway's fairway woods the most, the S2H2 and bore-thru. Plus, for some reason, even though I guess it shouldn't really matter, I like the flatter lies of the Callaway woods when compared with most other companies.

Basically, my question...is the X fairway wood worth the extra money, or should I go with the Big Bertha '04 and save some money?? Also, what are the major difference of the two?? I have hit the BB '04 before and liked it, I'm just worried I might lose some distance because it goes to high. Help out a lefty with very limited demo capability. :)

Thanks in advance,
John
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I've been playing the X 19* for a couple of months and it's worth the money in my opinion. It sets up well, it's long and easy to hit from the tee or fairway. I never played the 04 so I can't give a comparison but, give the X a try and I think you'll be happy.

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I’ve not tested many other Callaway’s however have tried at various times over the last two seasons titliest, mizuno, Macgregor and Cleveland, the winner for me was the Callaway X 13* tour with (yes) a stock fuji shaft. I prefer the low penetrating ball flight that allows me a slight draw that looks awesome on the dog leg. If price is a factor (it was for me) ebay worked wonders for less than $150 shipped, granted I have local golf pro who does wonders for me on other items he couldn’t top the ebay price for the X 13* tour yet.

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Thanks for all the replies!

 

I would probably go for the X Tour 13*, no doubt about it. However, Callaway doesn't make it in LH. :) What's the deal Callaway?!?!?!

 

Which club would you guys say is better off the tee? I've never had a problem hitting fairway woods off the deck. I do have problems though on the tee with shallow face 3-woods. I want something with a deeper face than the SQ. Also, kind of off topic...anybody else notice the SQ fairway is kind of dead feeling? It just doesn't have the punch my Heavenwood 2h does.

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