Callaway Paradym Vs Callaway Paradym X Irons Comparison Overview
The Callaway Paradym irons are starting to show up more and more at our local course.
So it’s clear that they are gaining in popularity. It seems that almost everyone knows how awesome the new Paradym line is.
But do you know which Paradym irons are right for you?
We wanted to pit Paradym against Paradym in this comparison overview to help our readers decide whether the standard Callaway Paradym or the Callaway Paradym X irons are the right choice for them.
Callaway Paradym Irons Overview
“The Callaway Paradym irons have a more compact head shape when compared to the Callaway Paradym X irons.”
So right off the bat, they were made to be a bit more workable – and they are.
Our better testers enjoyed the way they were able to manipulate ball flight and aggressively attack greens through narrow fairways.
The Callaway Paradym irons have a forged 455 stainless steel face which imparts a smooth, soft feel. Making the feel even softer are the urethane microspheres behind the hitting zone.
The Callaway Paradym irons actually launch a bit higher than the Callaway Paradym X irons; but the sole width on the standard Callaway Paradyms is narrower.
The turf interaction is still pretty smooth overall though.
Callaway Paradym X Irons Overview
“The Callaway Paradym X irons have a larger profile, more offset and thicker soles than the standard Callaway Paradym irons.”
The Callaway Paradym X irons also have a deeper undercut cavity which makes up for the stronger lofts. Mid and high handicappers won’t have any problem getting the ball in the air with these irons.
The Callaway Paradym X’s are also slightly heavier due to more tungsten weighting in the long irons. Our testers mentioned that the long irons in this set were easy to swing.
They also saw faster club head speeds and better smash factor with the Callaway Paradym X’s.
Like the standard Callaway Paradym irons, the Callaway Paradym X’s have a hollow-body design. This makes for a very reactive and hot face.
The Callaway Paradym X’s also have a pre-worn leading edge. In the rough, this feature allows for smoother turf interaction.
“If you are looking for more distance out of your irons, the Callaway Paradym X’s would be the best choice.
The standard Callaway Paradym irons were more workable. Just be aware that they are also not as forgiving as the Callaway Paradym X’s.”