Callaway updates popular Apex UW utility wood | First Look
One new club line is good, but two is even better.
On Tuesday, Callaway announced the release of two new iterations of its Callaway Apex series: irons and utility woods.
To go along with the release of the newest Callaway Apex iron series, the engineering team at Callaway also updated their popular Apex UW utility wood for improved performance and more consistent ball flight.
For those that need a refresher, the Callaway UW is designed to offer the best of both worlds by combining fairway wood and hybrid attributes to create a club with neutral ball flight properties and precise distance control for skilled players.
“It’s a very precise club built to produce a neutral ball flight so players can work it either way that they want, including on different trajectories,” said Brian Williams, VP of Callaway R&D.
What’s new in the Apex UW
From an internal technology perspective, the 2023 Callaway UW has been upgraded to incorporate popular technologies from the Paradym line — including batwing technology to stiffen the body and produce more ball speed on off-center hits.
That goes along with the A.I-designed C300 maraging steel face to add more flex around the entire face, stabilizing ball speeds for better distance control.
On the outside, the look from address is extremely familiar to the previous model, based on feedback from tour players and Callaway’s extensive professional staff, but when you flip the clubhead over, things change quickly.
The UW sole uses Callaway’s cutwave design to help optimize turf interaction from a variety of lies and conditions — and helps to further enhance the center of gravity.
Price and availability
The Callaway Apex UW is priced at $299 and will come stock with the Mitsubishi MMT 70 or 80-gram graphite shaft. It will come in lofts of 17°, 18°, and 21° (right-hand only).
The new Callaway Apex UW and Apex Irons go on pre-sale starting August 18th and will be in retail stores starting September 8th.
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