What you need to know: in January 2022, in the name of creating blades with the MOI of hammers and CG forward, Odyssey threw everything at the wall with the Tri-Hot 5K family of blade racquets: stainless steel, tungsten, 6061 grade aluminium. A year later, the company introduces the same technology package for hammers with Russian And Seven Models. The Tri-Hot 5K lineup now consists of seven racquets (four with multiple necks).
Engineers applied the “Tri-Hot formula” used in blade strikers in 2022 to move the CG forward and raise the MOI to design a more forgiving hammer—and a 5000 IZZ (hence the “5K”) idle level. Golfers will see improved speed and spin control, as well as consistency on off-center strokes, according to the company, which leads to golf balls that end up near the hole when hit less than ideal.
Stainless steel front: Odyssey is studying the potential to reduce lateral rotation of the 303 stainless steel hose and the face area of off-center putters. Tighter dispersal and more likely poses for results. Working in a complementary fashion, the rear of the hammers are milled for a tighter, weight-bearing shape that allows the CG to stay up front.
Tungsten front weights: Up to 120 grams of tungsten is placed behind the face in the heel and toe sections of the racquet heads. The resulting front CG improves roll and increases inertia.
Interchangeable front weights: Available in 5, 10, 15 and 20 gram sizes for head weight and performance.
white hot insert: The 2023 Tri-Hot 5K putters add Whitehot’s iconic two-part urethane attachment, which was originally developed using the same material as Callaway’s Rule 35 golf ball. Whitehot, with its “firm yet soft” characteristics, has been a longtime favorite of Callaway employees and recreational golfers . According to Callaway, “They asked us to bring those technologies back and we listened.” Can’t argue with that.
Stroke Lab Column: The latest generation of Callaway’s Stroke Lab multi-materials shaft features a short steel section and low weight (seven grams). Plus, it’s more solid. All of this leads to greater stability and consistency.
Additional form details
Full lineup details – and who they are – including the 2022 releases, via Callaway.
One: Classic toe-shape heavy racquet with crank neck opening resulting in moderate toe suspension making it suitable for strokes with moderate arc and face spin
two: A heavy racquet with a classic toe shape with a cranked neck opening that creates a medium suspension at the toe making it suitable for strokes with moderate arc and face spin. Almost less than one.
three: A heavy putter with a classic toe shape with a flush neck opening which results in more toe suspension making it suitable for more aggressive swing arc strokes and face spins.
Double width (CH, CB): CH: A wide blade with a crank neck gives a moderate toe hold making it suitable for moderate swinging arc strokes and face turning. CS: A wide, pivoting blade with a balanced face making it suitable for strokes with minimal swing arc and face rotation
Triple wide (DB, CS): DB: A wide blade that is double curved and face balanced making it suitable for strokes with minimal swing arc and face rotation. CS: A wide blade with a balanced face axis making it suitable for strokes with minimal swing arc and face rotation.
Russian: (DB, S): DB: A face-balanced, double-bending hammer suitable for strokes with minimal arc and face rotation. S: A hammer with a short oblique hose, suitable for arc strokes and face turning.
Seven (DB, S, CH): DB: A double bending hammer that is face balanced and suitable for strokes with minimal arc and face rotation. S: A hammer with a short slanted hose, suitable for arc and face turning strokes. CH: Crank hose hammer, suitable for strokes with moderate arc and face rotation.
Pricing and availability
In retail: March 2, 2022
Standard grip: Odyssey Tri-Hot 5K Pistol
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