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Most Recommended Fairway Woods of 2021
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At Curated, we don't believe there is a single best fairway wood out there. We believe there is a best fairway wood for you. Check out the top 2021 fairway wood models that Curated Experts have recommended most frequently, and then be sure to ask a Golf Expert which would be the best fairway wood for your game.

Result summary
  1. TaylorMade SIM2 Max Fairway
  2. Callaway Epic Max Fairway
  3. Cobra King RadSpeed Fairway Wood
  4. TaylorMade M4 Fairway Wood
  5. Cleveland Launcher XL Halo Fairway Wood
  6. Callaway Epic Speed Fairway Wood
  7. TaylorMade SIM2 Max Draw Fairway
  8. Srixon Men's ZX Fairway Wood
  9. Wilson D9 Fairway Wood
  10. Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Fairway Wood
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TaylorMade SIM2 Max Fairway
#1 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
TaylorMade

TaylorMade SIM2 Max Fairway

$249.99
$279.99
11% off

This Fairway Wood features a titanium body that is 40% lighter than a steel wood, a carbon composite crown, and a face that is 20% stronger than the titanium used in a driver. This combination generates better speed off the face and saves enough weight for an 80-gram sole plate that lowers the center of gravity for improved spin and launch.

Golf Expert Vince Bogard
Vince Bogard
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

This fairway wood has a very low CG, which gives off great launch angles and low spin rates. It also has a wonderful weight distribution, to give the player maximum forgiveness while maintaining good launch. This club is very forgiving and gives great launch to the ball, giving the player a lot of distance with this wood.

Golf Expert Ben S
Ben S
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

This is a great club for people who want the longest distance and highest ball speeds possible out of a Fairway Wood.

Golf Expert Jacob Noonan
Jacob Noonan
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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Callaway Epic Max Fairway
#2 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Callaway

Callaway Epic Max Fairway

$199.95
$269.98
26% off

With the new Jailbreak AI Velocity blades introduced behind the face that spreads the angle of the blades, this stiffens the body and allows the face to flex more. Couple that with the AI-Designed Flash Face Cup, the new Epic Max gives you Epic ball speeds that is super easy to launch. With interchangeable 2 and 14g weights, you can adjust for more forgiveness or more ball speed.

Comes standard with the HZRDUS Smoke IM10 shaft and Golf Pride Tour Velvet Align grip.

Golf Expert Tim Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The latest and greatest in Jail Break technology allows for increases in ball speed across the face. Lab tests show that the amount of speed off the center of the face are not much higher than off the center, allowing you to maintain distance at any point of impact.

Golf Expert Brock G.
Brock G.
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Tee shots and long par 5s. Generates just enough spin to hold greens and work the ball either way. Very forgiving.

Golf Expert Grant H
Grant H
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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Cobra King RadSpeed Fairway Wood
#3 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Cobra

Cobra King RadSpeed Fairway Wood

$169.00
$199.00
15% off

The rail system on the bottom allows for the club to slide through turf and not get caught up. The weight in the rear of the club gives you the same forgiveness as the driver, enabling that high-launching, low-spinning bullet down the middle of the fairway. Off-center hits will still have the ball speed to carry the distance you need and the forgiveness will keep you in the fairway.

Golf Expert Christopher Skrotzki
Christopher Skrotzki
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The RadSpeed fairway woods build off the SpeedZone line from 2020 with more technology built in. This club has fixed internal weight near the face for great workability, ultimate distance and launch. An interchangeable near the back can increase forgiveness or enhance launch and lower spin.

Golf Expert Tim Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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4
TaylorMade M4 Fairway Wood
#4 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
TaylorMade

TaylorMade M4 Fairway Wood

$199.99

The TaylorMade M4 Fairway Wood is recommended for mid-level players and those seeking added forgiveness and dependable launch from hits all over the fairway wood face, especially low mishits. An expansive sweet spot coupled with geocoustic technology and internal split weights provides golfers great feel and sound along with enhanced forgiveness.

Golf Expert Tyler Monroe
Tyler Monroe
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Great for reaching par 5 in two, or off the tee on a long par 3! TaylorMade incorporated their Twist Face technology in this 3 wood, so it's super forgiving!

Golf Expert Blake Smith
Blake Smith
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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5
Cleveland Launcher XL Halo Fairway Wood
#5 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Cleveland Golf

Cleveland Launcher XL Halo Fairway Wood

$179.99
$229.99
22% off

The new Cleveland Launcher XL Halo woods employ three main technologies to make it the easiest to hit wood on the market. They start with an oversize head to increase the moment of inertia (MOI) and sweet spot, and combine it with glide rails and a rebound frame to increase versatility and distance. The club is also counterbalanced to give you more control over the club.

Golf Expert Chandler Thompson
Chandler Thompson
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
Worldwide Golf Shops+ free shipping$179.99
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6
Callaway Epic Speed Fairway Wood
#6 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Callaway

Callaway Epic Speed Fairway Wood

$199.95
$269.98
26% off

The high strength C300 Maraging Steel provides outstanding distance and spin across the entire face. The forward center of gravity, and new leading edge promote a strong ball flight, and spin for a consistent shape and tight dispersion. Paired with the HZRDUS Smoke IM shaft and Golf Pride Tour Velvet Align grip.

Golf Expert Tim Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The A.I. designed face provides consistency and forgiveness across the face, along with excellent ball speed. Extremely easy to launch from any place you find yourself on the course! Two interchangeable weights will allow you to adjust the launch angle and even the level of forgiveness you want in the club.

Golf Expert Alan Hammond
Alan Hammond
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The Epic Speed 4w provides you with a higher point of entry into par 5s when you're going for the green in two, as well as tee shots on very short par 4s when you're looking for an eagle putt. Many professionals have opted for higher lofted wood options in their bag for these reasons.

Golf Expert Adam Ditcher
Adam Ditcher
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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TaylorMade SIM2 Max Draw Fairway
#7 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
TaylorMade

TaylorMade SIM2 Max Draw Fairway

$249.99
$279.99
11% off

The V Steel™ material in this club along with the multi-material construction to get a low center of gravity (CG)... this club is waiting for you to launch it like a missile into the fairway. The weight has been redistributed again to reach ultra-low CG and max forgiveness, plus the turf interaction, to deliver a solid strike on the ball. The Fairway has the TaylorMade (TM) twist face technology to assist when you hit high on the toe or low on the heel, the head is slightly bigger with 190 CC (can provide more confidence at address), and the face is make from high strength C300 steel.

Golf Expert Chris Adrian
Chris Adrian
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The SIM2 Max D also has a slightly higher ball flight than the SIM2 Max, and a slightly larger head (195cc vs 190cc). Standard shaft is the Fujikura AirSpeeder shaft for high launch, and Golf Pride Z grip.

Golf Expert Tim Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Taylormade's mantra on this club is "we took the CG lower to take you higher" — so if you struggle getting height out of the fairway on your current woods, this would be a great option!

Golf Expert Alec B.
Alec B.
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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8
Srixon Men's ZX Fairway Wood
#8 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Srixon

Srixon Men's ZX Fairway Wood

$199.99
$269.99
26% off

The rebound frame focuses more energy in to the golf ball, sole features a forward leaning weight pad to maximize ball speed and launch. The carbon crown also lowers center of gravity to optimize launch and forgiveness.

Golf Expert Gary Neft
Gary Neft
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Srixon is becoming a huge competitor for clubs. Just winning the masters. These clubs are powerful and packed with technology. Great design and traditional look to these clubs. Rocket off the face.

Golf Expert Jess P.
Jess P.
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

This Srixon fairway is very low spin and long off the tee - great for hitting off the ground and hitting long. The new ZX line of all clubs, but woods specifically are all fantastic clubs.

Golf Expert Christian Ridge
Christian Ridge
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
9
Wilson D9 Fairway Wood
#9 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Wilson

Wilson D9 Fairway Wood

$169.99
$249.99
32% off

It is good for a lot of distance and forgiveness in a beautiful-looking wood. You can use them off the tee or in the fairway with ease! Great for any level of golfer as well.

Golf Expert Chandler Walters
Chandler Walters
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The golfer with a touch slower swing speeds still looking for higher launch and ball speed. They look great behind the ball and performance is also outstanding.

Golf Expert Barrett Poe
Barrett Poe
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Aimed for a mid-high handicap golfer, this is a lightweight build made to get the ball up and flying straight. Decent distance and overall performance.

Golf Expert Mike Gormley
Mike Gormley
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Fairway Wood
#10 in the Top 10 Fairway Woods of 2021
Cleveland Golf

Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo Fairway Wood

$169.99
$230.00
26% off

These woods are accurate, easy to hit and have solid feel & distance. Here are some of the unique technologies in this model:

  • Turbocharged Cup Face Technology - Provides a higher transfer of energy to the golf ball over a larger impact area for increased ball speeds and more distance.
  • Hibore Crown and Ultralight Hosel - Redesigned crown that lowers the center of gravity and redistributes the weight low an deep for higher launch and more forgiveness.
  • Counter Balanced Shaft Design - Specifically designed shaft that relocates the center of gravity higher toward the grip, enabling additional head mass and for more accuracy on miss hits.
Golf Expert Ryan Kern
Ryan Kern
Verified • Reviewed Nov 24, 2022

Additional option off the tee and going for par 5's. Helps get the ball in the air too which is great for the long par 3's as well.

Golf Expert Greg Raad
Greg Raad
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Same hi bore hosel they're famous for, with a very hot forgiving face.

Golf Expert Robert Presley
Robert Presley
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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Honorable mentions
TaylorMade SIM2 Titanium Fairway Wood
TaylorMade

TaylorMade SIM2 Titanium Fairway Wood

$249.99
$349.99
29% off

TaylorMade has evolved its versatile V-Steel sole as well as redesigned the head to move weight lower to the ground for a higher launch with more forgiveness. Mishits are minimized with all the game improvement technology that is packed into this club.

Golf Expert Vince Bogard
Vince Bogard
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The entire SIM2 line helps with reducing ball spin and increasing forgiveness. This 3W is great for all of it. You'll notice out of the box how crisp this hits. The carbon head reduces weight and drag and helps increase swing speed.

Golf Expert Ken McKinnon
Ken McKinnon
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

The entire SIM2 line helps with reducing ball spin and increasing forgiveness. This 3W is great for all of it. You'll notice out of the box how crisp this hits. The carbon head reduces weight and drag and helps increase swing speed.

Golf Expert Aaron Rucker
Aaron Rucker
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
Golf Galaxy+ free shipping$349.99
TaylorMade SIM2 Max Women's Fairway
TaylorMade

TaylorMade SIM2 Max Women's Fairway

$249.99
$279.99
11% off

This club is great for off the tee, fairways, as well as first cut rough. The larger head size makes it more appealing to the eye at address. You will be pleased at how easy it is to get the ball up in the air in many situations that would be tough with other 5 woods!

Golf Expert Keaton Burress
Keaton Burress
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

Great turf interaction makes it a perfect fairway wood, and just as effective from the tee or rough.

Golf Expert Alan Hammond
Alan Hammond
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
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Cleveland Women's Launcher XL Halo Fairway Wood
Cleveland Golf

Cleveland Women's Launcher XL Halo Fairway Wood

$179.99
$229.99
22% off

These fairway woods have the gliderails on the bottom of the club to help the club make better contact with the ball when the sole meets the turf. Fixed rear weight keeps the club head stable coming into the impact zone for ultimate control.

Golf Expert Scott Hofsommer
Scott Hofsommer
Verified • Reviewed Jul 13, 2022
Carls Golfland+ free shipping$179.99
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Puetz Golf Superstores+ free shipping$179.99
3balls.com$179.99
Titleist TSR3 Fairway Wood
Titleist

Titleist TSR3 Fairway Wood

$349.00

Titleist TSR3 Fairway - Precision-Tuned Performance: Dial in your performance with the ultimate in adjustability. TSR3 Fairways feature a new, easier to adjust 5-position SureFit Adjustable CG Track System that offers both a wider adjustment range and greater precision. A deeper CG improves accuracy.

  • Improved Adjustability: The TSR3's fairways' SureFit Adjustable CG Track System now features five positions that cover a range of adjustability that is both wider and more precise. Players can fine-tune performance quickly, with a track that is also easier to adjust.

  • Low, Face-Center CG: Using the same Open Hosel Construction as the TSR2 fairways, engineers were able to shift the center of gravity in TSR3 fairways deeper and slightly lower while also locating it closer to the center of the face. The result is more forgiveness and an easier, higher launch.

  • Player-Tuned Performance: TSR3 looks, sounds, and feels powerful. Everything about this club is designed to encourage you to hit it square and long, with total control where you place it.

  • Exceptional Featured Shafts: The featured shafts for TSR represent a complete range of high-performance options from Tour-trusted manufacturers. Every player and swing profile can be fit to an ideal match.

Golf Expert John L.
John L.
Verified • Reviewed Mar 7, 2023
Golf Galaxy+ free shipping$349.99
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TaylorMade Women's M4 Fairway Wood
TaylorMade

TaylorMade Women's M4 Fairway Wood

$199.99

Great option for all skill levels anyone that wants a fairway wood for a great price!

Golf Expert Bobby Funkhouser
Bobby Funkhouser
Verified • Reviewed Mar 7, 2023
GlobalGolf+ free shipping$199.99
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