Callaway Mavrik Max driver review, photos and video: ClubTest 2020

For ClubTest 2020, we tested and reviewed 28 new drivers to help you find the right one for your game. Below are the results for the Callaway Mavrik Max driver. You can find the full list of drivers and test results here.

Price: $499
Lofts: 9 ̊, 10.5 ̊, 12 ̊
Our take: What happens when you invest in a powerful supercomputer capable of spitting out 15,000-plus face designs in a matter of a few days? You end up with products like Mavrik Max. One of the most requested drivers during GOLF’s player testing, the ultra-forgiving, draw-biased Max is highlighted by an AI-designed Flash Face SS20 architecture (made from an exotic FS2S titanium) that’s six grams lighter than traditional materials. The red-hot face is paired with an aerodynamic crown and the company’s JailBreak Technology to improve ball speed and the overall efficiency of the clubhead. And with weight ports positioned in the heel and back of the sole, it’s possible to max out the slice-busting technology or go for even more forgiveness, depending on where you position the 14-gram weight. Landing near the top in multiple performance categories in year one of production establishes Mavrik Max as a legitimate force in the driver category. The club was a mile per hour faster than the average ball speed for all drivers tested, while also ranking near the top in accuracy. It’s the kind of combination that should appeal to a wide range of handicaps, especially those who fight a slice.
ClubTester’s take (16-hdcp): “My slice suddenly became nonexistent—as was my awful toe miss. This almost feels like cheating.”
Robot’s take: High swing speed players will benefit from ball speed, a draw bias and impressive accuracy. Slower swingers can expect more carry, draw bias.

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Callaway Mavrik Max driver

The Callaway Mavrik Max was designed to promote fast ball speeds across a more expansive area in each model and loft. The new face architecture required FS2S titanium, to promote optimal speed, forgiveness, and spin robustness. The club has two interchangeable weights for MAX forgiveness or in the heel for MAX draw.
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