Ping G410 Vs. Callaway Rogue ST Max Irons Comparison Overview
With the G410 irons, Ping took a very different approach to game-improvement compared to the Callaway Rogue ST Max irons. While the Callaway Rogue ST Max irons will certainly appeal to higher handicap players, the G410’s seek to appease that often overlooked class of intermediate players.
But which clubs are better overall? Looking past their category, which irons provide the best overall value? We tested the Callaway Rogue ST Max irons and the Ping G410 irons side by side to find out.
Ping G410 Irons Overview
The Ping G410 irons have smaller heads and shorter blades than the Callaway Rogue ST Max irons.
They also have a more compact and clean look at point of address, giving them the look of player’s performance irons. Taking things a step further, the G410’s also have much less offset than the Callaway Rogue ST Max irons.
So right off the bat, you will need to have a fairly accurate swing to get any use out of these irons. And as a light drizzle began to pour on our testing party, we were a bit disappointed that the G410’s don’t have the famed Hydropearl finish that other Ping irons do.
Still these were impressive irons overall. The weights in the toe screw and shaft tip greatly increase balance, stability and forgiveness while the compact head promotes workability.
Callaway Rogue ST Max Irons Overview
The first thing you should know about these irons is that slower swing speed players are able to squeeze 180+ yards plus out of them.
Of course, we’re talking about the 4 iron but you get the point. These blades are beefy, wide and have a ton of tungsten in the head. The slower swing speed players in our test party were able to match max distances with the Rogue ST Max’s to faster swing speed testers who used the Ping G410’s.
However, there was a drastic lack of control in the shorter irons of this set. Even the scratch players in our test group were having trouble with overshooting the green. They are also a bit on the heavy side and have slight draw bias.
Overall, we liked the all-around performance of the Ping G410 irons. They are certainly less congenial to beginners; but they will be more valuable to you as your game improves. The Callaway Rogue ST Max irons will max (no pun intended) out their usability once your handicap is in the teens.