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Callaway Apex DCB 21 Irons · Left handed · Regular · 6-PW · Steel

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$925.00

Dominant hand
Left handed
Right handed
Shaft flex
Senior
Regular
Stiff
Set Makeup
4-PW
4-PW,AW
5-PW
5-PW,AW
6-PW
6-PW,AW
Shaft Material
Graphite
Steel
Free delivery: Mar 14 - Mar 18
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Ideal for players wanting a balance of forged feel, forgiveness and extra distance.

Great for
  • ForgivenessIrons are described as very forgiving and great on mishits.
  • FeelDescribed as having forged feel and solid feeling irons.
  • DistanceExtra distance mentioned and long hitting clubs.
Good for
  • WorkabilityBalance of workability and forgiveness, but not standout.
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The Callaway Apex DCB 21 Irons are a part of the 2021 iron lineup from Callaway. The APEX DCB 12 Irons are the game improvement model of the 2021 Apex line. DCB stands for Deep Cavity Back, which is a design that offers higher handicap players a set of irons with more forgiveness and more consistency throughout the set. These irons are geared towards higher handicap players, looking for a set that will help improve their iron game.

Key Features:

  • Forged Forgiveness – This iron is a forged iron, but with the deep cavity back and wider sole, it offers players more forgiveness than standard forged irons. The cavity back and wider soles allow for easy turf interaction and higher launch.
  • Artificial Intelligence Face Cup Design – The cup face design improves ball speeds and helps players increase spin from their iron game. This helps create more distance and control, a benefit to have in the game improvement iron category.
  • Forged 1025 Mild Carbon Steel – The forged body of these irons delivers premium feel for a game improvement iron. These irons are also equipped with urethane microspheres which helps deliver a solid feel and sound on impact.

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4.96 average rating

Dominant handLeft handed
Shaft flexRegular
Shaft MaterialSteel
Iron Set TypeIron Set
Player typeGame improvement
Shaft launchHigh
Shaft spinHigh
Shaft weight85g
Grip nameGolf Pride Z-Grip
Used (Y/N)No
Club TypeIrons
Shaft nameTrue Temper Elevate MPH 85
Model year2021
Swing weightD2
GenderMen's
Set Makeup6-PW
Number of clubs5
Age GroupAdult
ItemClub lengthLie angleLoft degreesOffset degreesSwing weight (graphite)Swing weight (steel)
438.75''60.5°20°5.08mmD0D2
538.125''61.25°23°4.57mmD0D2
637.5''62°26°4.06mmD0D2
737''62.5°30°3.81mmD0D2
836.5''63°34°3.56mmD0D2
936''63.5°38°3.3mmD0D2
PW35.75''64°43°3.05mmD0D2
AW35.5''64°48°2.79mmD0D2

4.5/5
Vincent P. tested this product
The Callaway Apex DCB Irons are some of the best irons released in the past few years. They are forged irons, so they have a great feel and workability. In addition, these irons are not blade-like and have large sweet spots. As a result, they are very easy to hit. So they are the perfect balance of feel and forgiveness.... Read more
Ideal for
  • Very forgiving
  • Workable
  • Not overly chunky in size
Not ideal for
  • Not as workable as other forged irons
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Vincent P.
Golf Expert
4.8/5
Jacob Wetzel tested this product
Great looks, feel, and forgiveness highlight the Callaway Apex DCB 21 Irons. The sweet spot covers most of the clubface, and mid-to-high handicappers will pick up a few yards of added distance throughout the bag. This is an exceptional iron for almost all skill levels. Beginners would benefit more from a larger cavity back, and scratch players could... Read more
Ideal for
  • Great interaction with the turf leads to nice divots with mid irons.
  • Well balanced feel at impact.
  • Long and accurate with a large sweet spot.
Not ideal for
  • Not the most workable iron for a scratch player.
Reviewed by:
Jacob Wetzel
Golf Expert
4.5/5
Nick Y. tested this product
These DCB irons truly are the best irons in the player distance class. The slightly thicker sole of these compared to the 2 other apex models make this the most forgiving Apex iron to date. The only down side to these irons is players will gain some distance, meaning gaining an iron in length. Overall very solid feeling irons, and... Read more
Ideal for
  • Forgiveness
  • Feel
  • Consistency
Not ideal for
  • May be too "hot" off the face
  • Lots of "jumpers"
  • Slightly wider head shape
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Can you share a story of a happy purchaser whom you recommended this product to?I had a customer order a full new set of clubs, including the apex DCB clubs. He absolutely loves them....read more
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What is the difference between Apex 21 and Apex DCB 21?This response will discuss the differences between the Callaway Apex 21 irons and Callaway Apex DCB 21 Irons. The standard Apex...read more
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151 customer reviews

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Originally posted at www.callawaygolf.com on Dec 10, 2023
Had a great rep ( Robert ) we talked for a couple hours , went over everything , and the final product was perfect, love the clubs, forgiveness is awesome , mishits stay in play. shafts are perfect cant say enough about the Callaway quality.
JnaleLocation: Wilmington nc
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Great feeling, forgiving iron that is for more than the high-handicap

Originally posted at www.callawaygolf.com on Sep 30, 2023
I typically play a more “players” iron than these. My current handicap is just under 8. I purchased these for my higher handicap son and decided to play a round with them one out of curiosity. After several more rounds, I’m hooked. I have not hit this many greens consistently in quite a while. Not only do they feel good, but the forgiveness is a game changer for me. These just seem to go straight with above average distance, which is fine for me as I don’t normally try to work the ball. I’d encourage anyone to try these, even if you’re used to a smaller iron. You’ll more than likely find yourself hitting more greens, making a hard game easier.
PreacherLocation: Oklahoma
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