Cobra Golf has a new game-improvement line, dubbed Cobra Max, which is the company's attempt to make the game a little more fun for high-handicap players struggling to score.
The Max line runs through almost the entire bag, with a driver, fairway woods and a hybrid-iron set.
The driver, priced at $279, has a shallow face with a strong offset and weighting to promote a draw bias. The size of the head is the largest allowed by the USGA, maxing out the ratio of the head's width to its depth-length. The Max driver has the company's speed channel for minimal face thickness. The driver is available in 9.5-, 10.5- and 11.5-degree offset options.
The driver technology carries through the fairway wood line, with 3-, 5- and 7-wood options, retailing for $199, as well hybrids, coming in 3-7 hybrid options, retailing for $179. The clubs are available for men and women.
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The Cobra Max irons use the new TECFLO (Technology Enhanced Cavity Feel Launch Optimization) system, also found in the new F6 line, to create a progressive set with technologies to improve mid- and long-iron performance while allowing scoring clubs to perform in a more traditional manner.
In the eight-piece iron-only set, the 4-8 irons are half-hollow designs, while the 9-iron and pitching wedge have a deep undercut cavity-back design. The gap wedge has a muscleback shape and looks like a tour-style wedge. The combo set replaces the 4-6 irons with hybrids. All of the irons have weaker lofts to improve launch conditions, helping players get the ball in the air faster.
The Cobra Max iron sets will run $600 for the eight-piece iron set with FSTsteel shafts, while the combo set will cost $650 for steel shafts and $700 for all Matrix White Tie X4 graphite shafts. A women's combo set costs $700.
All Cobra Max clubs will be available Dec. 4.