Q & A
While the Cobra KING F7+ driver is also 460cc, it has a deeper face and smaller footprint than its F7 counterpart, a combination that is likely to appeal to better players and those who value workability in a driver. Players can also expect to see lower launch and reduced spin rates from the F7+ when compared to the F7, which will likely make it a popular choice among high swing speed players. And finally, the F7+ features a matte finish among its color options, while the F7 utilizes a gloss finish. From a technological standpoint, however, there are a number of similarities. Like the F7, the F7+ utilizes three moveable weights that can be positioned to create three different CG placements depending on a player’s needs. Moving the heaviest weight forward will result in lower spin and launch, while utilizing the heavier weight in the back of the clubhead will produce higher launch conditions and max forgiveness.The heaviest weight can also be positioned in the heel to help promote a draw bias. Also of note, a lightweight Carbon Fiber crown allows weight to be positioned lower and deeper in the clubhead to create high launch, low spin, and max forgiveness, while the new variable thickness clubface is producing high ball speeds and maintaining them on mis-hits. The KING F7+ driver also features COBRA CONNECT. Powered by Arccos, an electronic tracking device is embedded in the grip, which allows players to track distance and accuracy for each tee shot they play. The F7+ features Cobra’s MyFly SmartPad adjustable hosel, which enables lofts ranging from 8-11 degrees, as well as three draw bias settings. Its stock shaft is the Fujikura Pro XLR8, which is a mid-launch, mid-spin offering.
|Stock Shaft||Fujikura Pro XLR8|
|Stock Grip||Lamkin REL - black|
|Adjustability||+/- 1.5° of loft adjustability in .5° increments|
|Click the Enter Custom Specs tab above for custom shaft & grip options|
Players who value workability in a driver and need help in reducing their spin rate. While that description might apply to lower-handicap golfers more often than not, there’s enough forgiveness built into the F7+ that a mid- or high-handicapper who generates a lot of speed might also benefit from its design. For players with more modest swing speeds, however, and those who need more spin to maximize their carry distance, the F7 might be a better choice.
The crown being 20 percent lighter enables weight to be moved to create a lower, deeper CG that generates more distance and higher MOI.
Moveable weights produce three distinct CG settings that allow players to optimize their launch, spin, and flight conditions.
Variable face thickness creates a thinner, hotter face that produces faster ball speeds from all impact points.
“I hit the F7+ just a little bit better (than the F7). It was a little bit straighter, a little lower. My flight was consistent.”
TGW customer Mike, 4 handicap
“It performed very well; I was impressed. Loved the matte back finish on the top. It’s a great looking driver and much more solid feeling than Cobra drivers that I’ve hit in the past. I really feel like they improved on the feel significantly. It’s got everything I’m looking for in a driver.”
TGW customer Brad, +2 handicap
|Cobra KING F7 Shaft Information|
|Fujikura Pro XLR8 61|
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