Since a heavier ball produces less resistance to drag it will be longer companies maxed out the legal limit of the ball so ball weight is a constant. Oh and my driver is only 3 years old. See all 24 reviews. Hence the real world limit meaning what a human can achieve using tournament legal equipment is approximately 1. Some people want the best and will pay large sums of money for it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. How about the dispersion between the drivers?

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Callaway Big Bertha Alpha Driver Review – Golfalot

I then hit about five more shots with each club and they were hit in the same order. This lead to a theoretical smash factor of 1. The deep face is great for shot shaping.

Simply adjusting your spin loft in your own berthz is the easiest and cheapest way of lowering spin if it really bothers the golfer that much. Smash factor is Club head speed translated into ball speed right after the impact. It is the real deal. Well written article with the numbers to back up the tech.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Driver Review

Martin de Porres Oct 5, at 3: Sure I’m not talking about gaining 25 yards, but a couple yards is what it is, a couple yards. The flight is so penetrating I’m in amazement every time I catch one. When you plug that into the equations, you can get a full 1.


So far, however, I like the feel and the look. Both drivers are considerably better in my opinion.

First Hit: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 and Double Black Diamond Drivers

I was not happy and their customer service was confusing. So at least maybe you will concede that my initial post that got this whole debate started is in fact valid.

Callaway seem coy about what it brings and talk about RMOTO increasing the smash factor, but reading between the lines, the ribs in the design allow the edges to flex a little more in a similar way to the various channels in other drivers.

Like a Double Black Diamond ski caklaway, this driver should only be considered by elite or very high swing speed players who can regularly hit the centre of the face as the forgiveness is less too.

A fairly high launch with flat flight that carried and hit the ground running. To each their own. I was curious if MHendon was full of hot air or if 1. On average I’ve added about 40 yards of distance and greatly improved my shot control.

I thought it was the reflection of the sky but then saw some blue flake. I find the head cover and the crazy release cycle most interesting. The Alpha driver will be available in lofts of 9, My shaft is the Speeder which is supposedly a bit stiffer than the but not too bad and it feels okay.


Equipment 1 month glf. Sometimes if you can get low spin, you might nertha be able to achieve sufficient launch.

COR is just one of the variables that affects smash factor.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha Double Black Diamond Driver – IGolfReviews

The Aldila Rogue is one of the hottest shafts right now on tour for good reason. Two of the three drivers have a smash factor above 1. West Aug 19, callwaay 3: A different feel, look, etc. Jack Nicklaus is teeing it with his grandson, G. I was fitted with the heavier 7 gram weight in the standard position in the heel of the sole and into a 9 degree head adjusted up 1 degree doouble the Callaway Optifit adjustable hosel. I played one round of golf with it and the clubhead flew off on the 16th tee.