Big Irons Are Finding The Duffer's Sweet Spot

Since 1991, golfers far and wide have been enjoying a steamy love affair with Big Bertha, the fat-headed driver introduced by Callaway Golf. With a bigger sweet spot and improved weight characteristics, Bertha and countless bulbous imitators belt the ball farther and straighter than a regular-size wood. "It's an unbelievable phenomenon," says T. Edwin Watts, president of Edwin Watts Golf Shops. "Our customers love 'em, and they buy the heck out of 'em."

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