Callaway Epic Fairway Wood Review

Callaway Epic Fairway Wood Review

By Paul Liberatore



Time to read 6 min

Callaway makes some of the best clubs in the world, and they have done it once again with their all new Callaway Epic Fairway Wood. This Epic Fairway Wood is truly an amazing club and has been named one of the Golf Digest 2018 Hot List Gold Medal Winners. 

This has a lot to do with its revolutionary triaxial carbon composite material club head, which is meant to provide players with both the power and forgiveness they need. The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood is simple to use and light to swing, making it perfect for any player looking to cover greater distances, with more forgiveness and accuracy when on the fairway.

Key Features

 Since the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood only weighs 5.8g, it’s very easy to swing since it is 78% lighter than other comparable options.

The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood has been designed to be used by any player, regardless of their handicap or skill level.

The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood’s Hyper Speed Face Cup allows players to strike the ball with greater speed than other conventional fairway woods.

Design and Technology

As soon as you pick up the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood you’ll see why people are falling in love with its construction and design. This is mainly due to its Triaxial Carbon Crown that only weighs 5.8 grams. This crown is weighs 78% less than other conventional fairway woods on the market. This reduced weight allows for the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood to be easily swung, thus providing players with improved distance and accuracy when on the fairway.

Furthermore, the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood incorporates Face Cup Technology. The Face Cup Technology works in unison with the light weight provided by the trixial carbon crown, allows players to launch the ball with ease. While many Callaway clubs have the Face Cup Technology, it has now been fine-tuned with the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood.

The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood also incorporates an OptiFit adjustable hosel sleeve. The Optifit system provides a custom fitting to accommodate any golfer of any skill level.more than bang for your buck. It’s one of the most comprehensive cart bags on the market. 

To start, it’s made of the highest quality material that’s meant to withstand wind, rain, sun, and just about anything else you can throw at it. All the seams are expertly stitched to ensure maximum integrity and longevity.

The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood is very aesthetically pleasing club and is a stunning shade of green with a classier crown. The head itself is much more aerodynamic in design and while it’s still mostly round, it’s possible to feel the sweet spot on the face when you hit the ball. Two raised green lines on the crown help to align your hits for greater accuracy. Moreover, the larger clubhead is perfect for beginners who need more space on their initial shots. If you are new to the game of golf, then you might definitely want to check out the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood.

When hitting the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood, you will notice the solid feel and the dull sound when you strike the ball. The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood also comes in a variety of loft options, ranging from the 3-wood up to the 11-wood. There are many stock shafts and flexes that make this fairway wood great for any player.

So, whether you are new to golfing, or if you’ve been doing it for years, you will find that the Callaway Epic Fairway Wood is simply a great club that can take your game to the next level. The variety makes it a perfect club for beginners or mid to high handicap players looking to grow with the club as their skills improve.


  • Very forgiving with the light weight, low CG, high MOI and new distribution of weight
  • Easy to play with, providing maximum distance from any lie, regardless of skill level
  • The look is clean and stylish, but also practical with the increased size of the club face


  • Some beginners are overwhelmed by the price, even if the club is super high-quality
  • The hollow sound when you hit the ball can be hard to get used to for some players
  • Certain features, like the Jailbreak rod on other drivers and woods, are not included

Our Experience

Our experience with the Callaway GBB Epic Fairway Wood has been overwhelmingly positive. The club is hot and easy to hit, with very low spin and a great sound. The ultra-light triaxial carbon crown allows for more weight to be placed low and in the perimeter, making it super easy to launch high and very forgiving. The club's performance is impressive, with high ball speeds and long shots. The six different heads available, each with the OptiFit hosel, provide a wide range of fitting options to suit various golfers.

The club's feel is solid, with no thin metallic sounds, and feedback on mishits is good, transmitted primarily through feel rather than sound. The club's aesthetic appeal is also notable, with a sexy design featuring a carbon fiber crown, slightly triangular head shape, and neon green accents. The size of the footprint and face depth are average, making it appealing to a wide range of golfers.

Overall, the Callaway GBB Epic Fairway Wood is a great club that has exceeded expectations in terms of performance and feel. It is well worth considering for golfers looking for a forgiving and long-hitting fairway wood

Callaway Epic Fairway Wood

Frequently Asked Questions

How Does the Weight-Saving Triaxle Carbon Crown Affect the Performance of the Fairway Wood?

The weight-saving triaxle carbon crown enhances the fairway wood’s performance by optimizing weight distribution, resulting in increased distance and forgiveness. The innovative design maximizes MOI and lowers CG, making it easier to launch.

What Is the Specific Material Used for Weight Distribution in the Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Wood?

The weight distribution in the Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Wood is optimized through the use of triaxial carbon composite material. This material allows for weight redistribution, maximizing MOI and lowering CG, resulting in an easy launch and forgiving performance.

What Are Some Reasons for the High Customer Satisfaction Rating of This Fairway Wood?

I believe customers are highly satisfied due to the exceptional performance benefits of this fairway wood. It offers high launch and forgiveness on off-center hits, making it easy to use and yielding impressive results.

How Does the 15-Degree Loft of the Golf Club Affect the Ball Flight and Distance?

How does the 15-degree loft of the golf club affect the ball flight and distance? Well, the 15-degree loft helps launch the ball higher, making it ideal for longer distances and better control.

Can You Provide a List of Pros and Cons for the Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Wood Based on Customer Reviews?

Customer satisfaction with the Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic Fairway Wood is high due to its performance benefits. Pros include high launch and forgiveness on off-center hits. Cons are minimal and mainly subjective, like personal preferences on feel and sound.


The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood is one of the best fairway woods on the market today. It is easy to see why players love this club, thanks to its state of the art technology, lots of adjustability, and high forgiveness. Even though this fairway wood is more expensive than others, if you’re looking for a club that grow with your skill level, then this is the club for you. The Callaway Epic Fairway Wood is truly an amazing club that is perfect for any player looking to take their game to the next level.

Paul Liberatore

Paul Liberatore

As the Founder of Golfers Authority Paul Liberatore Esq. has spent the last 7+ years writing about the best golf equipment or instruction from the top golf instructors in the world. He has been a contributing writer for Sports Illustrated Golf and GolfWRX. After graduating with honors from Purdue University, he realized that he had a passion for the golf business and the law. When he's not practicing law, or creating golf content on YouTube, he can be found on his syndicated Behind the Golf Brand podcast talking with the most prolific leaders in the golf industry. 

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