If you are like me, you are always looking for good deals on clubs. It’s hard to find a “good” deal on brand new golf clubs, so I really only buy used golf clubs. When it comes to buying used fairway woods, you will typically save around 50% compared to if you bought it new.
In this article, we are going to be talking about some used fairway woods for sale at the moment. Depending on what you are looking for in a fairway wood, I think we can find the perfect one for you. If you are looking for a more forgiving one, I’ll recommend one with a very wide hitting area at the bottom of the sole. If you want the longest club possible, we will pick the one that has been reviewed as the longest wood on the market. If you want to save as much money as possible, I will give you two options for tight budgets.
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No need for a long introduction… below are the 4 used fairway woods that I would recommend.
Super Forgiving: Callaway XR 16
For the past 5 years or so, Callaway has designed their fairway woods to be super easy to hit. Compared to other brands, their fairway woods have a super wide hitting area on the bottom of the club face, and the Callaway XR 16 woods are no different. With the larger hitting area on the club face, you don’t necessarily have to hit the dead center of the face to have a good result. Other brands, more notably Cobra, Titleist, and TaylorMade, design their fairway woods with a more curved design, which makes off center hits very unplayable.
The club head is bigger than their earlier models, and the design ended up being the higher MOI & lowest COG fairway wood they have ever made. This ensures the golf ball will get in the air quickly and easily. With the strategic weight placement around the perimeter of the club face, even off center hits won’t be punished badly. The design plus the hyper speed face cup ensure maximal ball speeds across the entire club face as well.
The Callaway XR 16 clubs were released about 2 years ago, and (as you would expect) their prices have dropped pretty substantially. By buying them used, you shouldn’t be spending more than $140 total.
Longest: Callaway Rogue
If you want more distance, you can’t look past the Callaway Rogue fairway woods. Although it is the newest model that they have released, it is well worth it if distance is your main goal. This is the first time that their jailbreak technology has been implemented into a fairway wood, and the results/reviews speak for themselves. Golfers are noticing pretty substantial distance increases compared to their older three woods. However, that’s not always a good thing. After all, golf is a game of distance control, not just distance. As a result, you might have to end up getting a hybrid to fill the distance gap that this club will result in.
With increased ball speeds across a wider part of the club face, this is surely the longest fairway woods that you can buy. If you follow one of the links above, it will take you to the best website to buy used golf clubs. By the time you read this, the prices have probably dropped a good amount. You’ll easily save over $100 by buying the club used.
Lower Priced Option: Adams Speedline Super S
Adams, although they are no longer a thing (dangit TaylorMade!!!), produced some incredible clubs at steep discounts when they were still alive and well. Their Speedline Super S fairway woods are the lowest priced options that I would recommend. They are a great combination of price and performance, especially for those on super tight budgets. Although they aren’t the longest or the most forgiving club on the market, they are a great mix of the two.
I looked for a second to see what what GolfWRX (very popular golf forum) had to say about the best value fairway woods, and many people strongly suggested that the CORRECT answer was Adams Speedlines, and I completely agree.
Because they have been out for so long, the Adams Speedlines woods have super low price tags on them. It’s hard to find them in new condition, so you will likely be forced to buy them used and save even more money.
Best Bang for Your Buck: Adams Tight Lies
If you just want the best club for your money, Adams Tight Lies is probably going to be your best bet. I consider it the easiest 3 wood to hit off the deck, which is a weakness for many golfers. Like Callaway woods, this club has a very large hitting area on the bottom of the club face. The club head is smaller than the Callaway woods, though, which is more attractive in mp opinion. The more compact head also leads to more versatility from many different types of terrains (longer grass, bunkers, hazards, etc.).
I would say this is personally the fairway wood that I would buy if I were on the market for one. The prices are super fair, and they are a tad bit longer and more forgiving than the Speedlines models.
Overall, the Adams Tight Lies Fairway woods are the best bang for your buck for a used fairway wood.