Callaway XR Pro Driver
Callaway XR Pro Driver
XR Pro Driver
Built For Outrageous Speed!
The XR Pro Driver is another big step forward in Callaway's ongoing pursuit of speed for better players. It’s a blend of distance technologies led by high ball speed and more efficient energy transfer from R•MOTO, low spin through multi material construction, and even more speed in an enhanced aerodynamic head shape. XR Pro is the perfect balance of speed with forgiveness.
More distance and consistency are the highlights of adding a re-engineered Internal Standing Wave. And the completely redesigned shape provides a deeper face for better players. All these new technologies give better players what they need to pick up more yards.
Speed From Speed-Step Crown
This is the power of R•MOTO Technology – it removes weight in the face to increase ball speed and create more efficient energy transfer across the face. That’s why you get more ball speed at every impact location, even on mishits, and it’s one of the key technologies that allows Callaway engineers to move the Center of Gravity very low to maximize distance.
Higher Ball Speed From R•MOTO Face Technology A lower CG, more consistency and even more ball speed off the tee or in the fairway are what we get when Callaway moved the weight low and more forward with their re-engineered Internal Standing Wave.
Optifit Adjustability Choose from 8 different loft and lie configurations to find the perfect launch for your ball flight. When you get the right launch conditions, you get more distance.
Callaway XR Pro Driver Expert Review
Written By: Bob Gomavitz
The XR family is the latest offering by Callaway Golf, and this review will cover the XR Pro version, which is 20cc smaller than the standard XR(460cc). Like other Callaway drivers, you notice right away just how clean and simple their head’s look. When set in the Neutral position, I felt that XR Pro version’s head sat somewhat open, something you do not see much these days without making some adjustments. Pairing it with the Project X LZ shaft, balance-wise the club felt good in my hands.
The head really did not look like a true 440cc to me, as it looked bigger than that. Giving it a go, I felt that nice solid feel I have come to expect with most Callaway offerings. The sound at impact was nothing too extreme, nor too muted. After a few swings I noticed a pattern of a slight miss right. I made an adjustment by closing the face one click, which helped straighten out my drives. This confirmed what my eyes were telling me, and that the head was slightly open in the neutral setting. The ball flight was mid-high to high but did not over-spin. A few swings attempting to work the ball produced more of a cut than a draw for me.
Who's It For?
This is a really nice set up that should be able to help all types of players improve their driving game. Though it still is somewhat designed for the better player because of head size, it will still be a solid choice for most games.
Since I played a Project X driver shaft for a few years, I was excited to try the LZ version, which is a hand wrapped graphite shaft. The LZ stands for Loading Zone, which one can actually see and feel just below the grip. This shaft will fit a large group of player types. I enjoyed the feel and the clean looks of the XR Pro, and it showed me that it was a very enjoyable driver to swing.