To develop a hybrid worthy of the name Epic we had to move beyond the usual boundaries of time, materials and performance to create an innovative club capable of delivering a higher level of distance, control and versatility.
Epic is the first hybrid to incorporate a crown consisting of our revolutionary and proprietary triaxial carbon composite material. Used in our GBB Epic driver and fairway woods, triaxial carbon is the thinnest and lightest composite material we’ve ever used. The substantial weight it saves is redistributed into strategic locations within the head to dramatically increase MOI and lower the CG, making the Epic hybrid exceptionally powerful, forgiving, accurate and easy to launch.
Each part of the head is precision-milled and robotically laser welded. The frame provides a robust structure that concentrates weight around the perimeter to maximize MOI and help position the CG extremely low and deep in the head, to increase both forgiveness and power.
Distance is further enhanced by a clubface that boasts an expansive zone that delivers fast ball speed, courtesy of our industry- leading 455 Forged Hyper Speed Face Cup technology that has made Callaway the #1 Hybrid Brand in Golf. The thin and flexible rim around the inner side of the face flexes and releases more uniformly and efficiently at impact to increase ball speed across the face, especially toward the bottom, where most mis-hits occur.
During development we studied and tested a variety of new ways to enhance launch and trajectory, and succeeded by incorporating MIM’ed tungsten into our Internal Standing Wave technology. (MIM stands for Metal-Injection Molding, an injection-molding process using finely powdered metal to create intricately shaped parts with tremendous precision.) The precise shape and weight of this MIM’ed tungsten piece (1.8 x heavier than steel) allowed us to achieve the specific mass property goals necessary to raise this hybrid’s high forgiveness and easy launch characteristics to the next level.
Epic hybrids are equipped with UST’s new Recoil ion-plated graphite shaft engineered to promote great feel, long distance and tight dispersion.