Callaway Rogue Vs Mavrik Irons (Distance | Loft | Specs)


Callaway Rogue Iron

What is the difference between Callaway Rogue and Mavrik Irons?

The main difference between the Callaway Rogue and Mavrik Irons is that the Rogue irons are available in higher lofts up to 3° more than the Mavrik. 

The Callaway Rogue and Mavrik irons are two sets of iron golf clubs that encompass the standard irons and wedges. The Rogue is a much earlier entrant in the market while the Mavrik made its entry very recently.

The Callaway Rogue iron range starts from a 3-iron while the Mavrik series begins with a 4-iron.

However, they have some common features such as the same length and the manufacturer’s patented urethane microspheres to eliminate unwanted vibrations.

The following are some differences between the Callaway Rogue and Mavrik irons that are worth noting.

 

 

Callaway Rogue

Callaway Mavrik

Technology used

360-cup technology

AI-powered flash face cup technology

Handicap level

For mid to high handicappers

For both low and mid handicappers

Ball speed

Lesser ball speed and lower center-face ball speed

Increased ball speed and higher center-face ball speed

Internal ribbing

Not supported

Supported to offer consistent hand placement

Forgiveness and efficiency

Less forgiving and efficient

More forgiving and efficient

Ball retention

Not much ball retention

High ball retention

Spin rate

Higher spin rate

Low spin rate

Targeted at

Players who want to focus on game improvement

Players who want to focus on both game improvement and distance

 

Is the Callaway Mavrik better than the Rogue iron?

Yes, the Callaway Mavrik is indeed better than the Rogue iron in many aspects. One of the key areas where the former golf club stands out is the incorporation of AI. Some other aspects where the Callaway Mavrik scores over the Rogue Iron are given below.

  • The Callaway Mavrik features internal ribbing that aids inconsistent hand placement on the golf club throughout the game. This, in turn, helps golfers in rendering more consistent shots.
  • The extra forgiving nature of the Mavrik makes the club a great option for players of all levels whereas the Rogue focuses more on mid-level handicappers. For beginners, the Mavrik can help in focusing on game improvement. With slightly better golfers, this club contributes to helping them gain extra carry distance with their shots.
  • The Flash Face Cup ensures that each iron in the Mavrik series has its unique advantages. For example, the faces of the long irons promoted better speed and launch while those of the mid irons are intended to offer speed and spin consistency. On the other hand, the short iron faces offer assurance of precision and spin.
  • The Callaway Mavrik has a better appearance and feel coupled with a compact design when compared to the Rogue for golfers who want a premium looking club with excellent performance.
  • The Mavrik wins over the Callaway Rogue with respect to the ball speed. The former golf club not only promotes increased ball speed but also offers higher center-face ball speeds at the same time.

 

Distance (Callaway Rogue iron Vs Mavrik)

Overall, the Callaway Mavrik golf club has proved to help players cover a better carry distance when compared to its Callaway Rogue predecessor. After playing a few rounds with both the iron clubs, golfers have made the inferences given below.

The Callaway Mavrik golf clubs offer a marginally higher average carry distance of 189.2 yards in contrast to the Callaway Rogue that offers an average carry distance of 178 yards. These distances are with respect to the 7-iron clubs of both models.

The average total distance of the Callaway Rogue is more than that of the Callaway Mavrik for some players.

Many golfers achieve an average total distance of 162.2 yards with the Rogue while the Mavrik gets them an average total distance of 157 yards. However, some golfers have gained better total distances with the Mavrik.

 

Degree of loft (Callaway Rogue iron Vs Mavrik)

The Callaway Rogue golf club has a higher loft than the Callaway Mavrik golf club. This applies to all the golf clubs in both models. The lower loft in the Rogue is why the club offers a slightly lower carry distance than the Mavrik.

Furthermore, the iron with the lowest loft in the Callaway Rogue series is a 3-iron whereas the golf club in the Mavrik range with the least loft is a 4-iron.

The following table highlights the lofts of each iron golf club in the Callaway Rogue and Callaway Mavrik series.

 

Callaway Rogue

Callaway Mavrik

3-iron

18°

N/A

4-iron

20.5°

18°

5-iron

23°

21°

6-iron

26°

24°

7-iron

30°

27°

8-iron

34.5°

31.5°

9-iron

39°

36°

Pitching Wedge

44°

35.75°

Gap/Approach Wedge

49°

46°

Sand Wedge

54°

51°

Lob Wedge

59°

N/A

Callaway Rogue irons Vs TaylorMade M6

The Callaway Rogue and TaylorMade M6 iron golf clubs have their fair share of differences that make one club better over the other.

First of all, the Callaway Rogue offers a 3-iron in its iron club range while the TaylorMade M6 series does not include a 3-iron. The lofts of the iron clubs in the Callaway Rogue series are slightly higher than the corresponding golf clubs in the TaylorMade M6 range. However, the lie angle is lower for the TaylorMade M6 series of irons.

The following list highlights some noteworthy differences encountered by players after using both the golf clubs.

  • The average carry distance rendered by the Callaway Rogue is lesser than that of the TaylorMade M6 club by a couple of yards. While this distance is around 178 yards with the Rogue, the same distance achieved by golfers with the M6 is close to 181 yards.
  • The Callaway Rogue offers a higher ball speed than the TaylorMade M6 iron. Players have been able to achieve a ball speed of nearly 152mph with the former golf club in contrast to approximately 127.1mph with the latter club.
  • The launch angle of the Callaway Rogue club is marginally lower than the TaylorMade M6 club. While golfers have recorded a launch angle of about 13.9° with the Callaway club, their launch angle with the TaylorMade club is a degree higher at 9°
  • The Callaway Rogue iron is shorter in size than the equivalent TaylorMade M6 iron although the difference is lesser than an inch.

 

Callaway Rogue irons Vs Rogue X

Golfers have observed the following differences between the Callaway Rogue irons and Rogue X after playing a few games with both the golf clubs.

  • The Callaway Rogue iron series starts with a 3-iron whereas the first club of the Callaway Rogue X range starts with a 4-iron.
  • The Callaway Rogue golf club is ideal for low and mid handicappers as well as high handicappers with good swing speed while the Rogue X is often not a good choice for high handicappers.
  • The Callaway Rogue X irons are slightly longer than the Callaway Rogue counterparts. This has helped players achieve more clubhead speed with the former golf club.
  • The Callaway Rogue has a higher loft than the equivalent Rogue X, which makes golfers capable of covering a bigger distance with the latter club.
  • The Callaway Rogue with graphite and steel shafts have swing weights of D1 and D3 respectively. In contrast, the swing weights of the graphite shaft and steel shaft based Rogue X are D0 and D1 in that order.
  • Players who find it tough to get the ball as high as possible tend to find using the Rogue X irons more challenging than the Rogue irons.
  • The Callaway Rogue has a smaller head size with lesser urethane microspheres behind its clubface.
  • The swing speed of the Callaway Rogue is slightly more than that of the Rogue X. Golfers achieved a swing speed of around 85mph with the Rogue whilst the Rogue X delivered a swing speed of 84.7mph.
  • The average carry and total distances of the Callaway Rogue iron are lesser than that of the Rogue X. Players who had an average carry distance of 153.6 yards and an average total distance of 162.4 yards with the Rogue have 158.1 yards and 168.5 yards average carry and total distances respectively with the Rogue X.

 

Callaway Mavrik Pro irons Vs Apex 19

Players who have used both the Callaway Mavrik Pro and Apex 19 irons have considered the following differences between the golf clubs worth noting.

  • The Callaway Mavrik Pro irons have lesser offsets than their corresponding Apex 19 irons from the same manufacturer.
  • The Callaway Mavrik Pro graphite and steel irons come with D1 and D3 swing weights respectively. On the other hand, the swing weights of the graphite and steel irons are D0 and D2 in that order.
  • The Marvik Pro irons are available in different flex options of regular, stiff and X-stiff for their shafts. The corresponding Apex 19 irons come in stiff, light and regular shaft variants.
  • The Callaway Marvik Pro iron is a good choice for mid-level handicappers while players with a high handicap and beginners do better justice with the Apex 19 iron.
  • The average carry distance of the Callaway Mavrik Pro is considerably higher than that of the Apex 19. Golfers have who achieved an average carry distance of 153 yards with the Callaway Mavrik Pro iron accomplished 180 yards with the Apex 19.
  • Players have inferred that they have a lower ball speed with the Callaway Mavrik Pro over the Apex 19. While the average ball speed with the Mavrik Pro iron is close to 103mph, it is nearly 125mph with the Apex 19.

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