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Cobra King F7 Driver Review

Cobra King F7 Driver Review
Cobra King F7 Driver Review

The 2017 launch of the Cobra King F7 driver offers golfers of all abilities the chance to purchase a game-changing driver at a value price.

The driver heads the new F7 range from Cobra—which also features the latest irons and woods—as they look to secure more of the golf equipment marketplace from bigger brands like TaylorMade and Callaway.

Used by PGA TOUR star Rickie Fowler as well as leading LPGA light Lexi Thompson, among other Cobra staff players, there are two versions of the F7 driver which has been created using innovative technological developments from the Cobra design team.

The Cobra King F7 is the standard version of the driver, while the Cobra King F7+ has a smaller profile at address, a deeper face and a lower loft range (there are various settings across three degrees)—giving options to suit the game of golfers of all abilities.

The F7+ suits low handicappers with faster swing speeds, while the F7 is a better product for mid-to-higher handicappers. This is thanks to the larger sweet zone across the face which helps provide increased ball speed and distance compared to previous models like its predecessors, the Fly Z+ and King F6. The head, in fact, is five percent bigger than the F6, giving increased confidence over the ball.

Three adjustable weights on the sole of the F7 allow you to set up the driver to suit your game, no matter which shape you hit the ball. The driver can be set to adjust the launch heights, spin and for a draw bias to aid shot shape—making it an ideal club for your bag if you’re looking to get the most from your game and become more consistent with the big dog.

One key feature of the Cobra King F7 driver is the adjustable loft and trajectory settings on the hosel, allowing you to set the club to 9.5, 10.5 or 11.5 degrees (8.5-11 on the F7+) depending on your requirements. The MyFly8 technology provides the flexibility to make Cobra’s newest driver a potential star for golfers of all handicaps.

With the three weights on the sole also adjustable, the F7 really is there to be explored, trialled and adapted to benefit your game for long-term success.

The King F7 is available in three colours—black, blue or silver—so if you’re easily affected by the glare of the sun from your golf clubs then you’ll need to make your choice carefully. But if you’re just after a cosmetic look, the options are there to stand out from the crowd.

The F7 also comes with Cobra Connect technology, which allows you to track your numbers. Built into the grip of the shaft, Cobra Connect automatically tracks the swing speed of your drives and provides the facts and figures to the free Arccos Driver smartphone app. It gives you instant access to help improve your driving stats and boost your game, logging the data via GPS positions on the course. If you’re a numbers man or woman, you’ll love this.

While the Cobra King F7 driver is not cheap, it sits in the middle to lower end of the price scale for drivers. But you’re getting excellent value for your money and it’s not a club that’s going to leave you disappointed.

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