Callaway Big Bertha V Series Fairway Wood

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The Takeaway

Back in the day, Callaway owned the fairway business with a series of different models, but mainly with the Big Bertha line up. This is the modern day version that will help a whole bunch of people who struggle with their fairway metals. The head is on the large side which instills confidence to those who feel the smaller heads look too hard to hit. The V Sole will help off the deck and out really help on tougher lies. The club is super light and produces a very high ball flight, but feels great and has plenty of forgiveness.


Callaway Big Bertha V Series Fairway Wood Sole
Callaway Big Bertha V Series Fairway Wood Face
Callaway Big Bertha V Series Fairway Wood Address
Callaway Big Bertha V Series Fairway Wood Toe

Off The Deck

Great turn interaction, quick elevation, and easy to hit provided great results if you like your ball flight high.

Off The Tee

I flat out could not live with the height that I was getting off the tee. The club is so easy to elevate that the 15 degree head that I was testing played more like 21 degrees and obviously would not produce the type of distance that I would be needed from a 3 wood off the tee.

Out Of The Rough

With it’s modern day V Sole and excellent elevation the BB V series was right at the top of the list for playing out of the rough.

Who’s It For?

Mid High to Higher Caps with mid to slower swing speeds and need help elevating the ball will love the Big Bertha V Series.

Final Take

Even though its not a club that will make it to my bag, it is a must try for those that need help getting the ball up off the deck or getting out of the rough.

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Bob Gomavitz

Bob Gomavitz Age: 59 Handicap: 4.6 Introduced to Golf: Age 10 Years Playing: 47 Hole In Ones: 2 Double Eagles: 1 Years in the Golf Industry: 14 Rounds Per Year: Over 100 Favorite PGA Tour Course Played: TPC Sawgrass Favorite Local Course Played: Royal Colwood Victoria, B.C. Most Famous Golfer that I played with: Fred Couples Most Famous Person that I played with: Kenny G (High School Teammate) Current WITB Driver: Taylormade 2016 M2 9.5 45" D-3 Graphite Design Tour Ad 60 Stiff 3 Wood: Taylormade RBZ 13 Degree TS Oban Revenge 7 Stiff 43.25” D-3 Hybrid: Taylormade R1118 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Hybrid: Taylormade R11 Rescue 21 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Irons: Taylormade Burner 2.0 4-PW KBS Tour Stiff Std Lie, Lofts and Lengths Wedges: Taylormade Rac Black 54 Degree TT DG Wedge Flex Wedges: Callaway X Tour 58 Degree MD TT DG Wedge Flex Putter: Odyssey Versa 90 degree #7 Super Stroke 3.0 34” Ball: Titleist Pro V1x, Srixon Z Star XV Yellow Trackman Driver Swing Info Club Head Speed: 98-101 Ball Speed: 148-151 Angle of Attack: +1.7 to +2.6 Launch Angle: 12.7 to 14.1 Spin: 2400-2750 Angle of Descent: 39.8 to 37.3 Carry: 234-242 yards Distance: 258-272 yards Path: 0.7 to 2.4

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  1. Excellent reviews for us “lay” golfers. Doesn’t get confusing with too much techno chatter. Thanks for an understandable guide to shopping.

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