Cobra Golf has introduced its next generation of King Forged Tec irons, featuring a traditional muscle-back shape with a hollow design for softer feel and improved power preferred by better players, available in a variable or One Length set make-up. Fusing a classic look with modern, cutting-edge face, finish and feel technologies, the King Forged Tec irons provide golfers with the ideal balance of precision and distance.
A sleek, muscle-back shape and sophisticated design of the Forged Tec irons encloses an unassuming hollow body that delivers low CG and helps maximise distance, forgiveness and playability. A hollow cavity is infused with energising foam microspheres that fine-tune acoustics and create the softer feel that better players desire while supporting a thin PWRShell Face for increased ball speeds. An updated forged face insert creates a larger sweet zone and return area for higher launch and faster ball speeds in a players iron. A tungsten toe weight centres the CG behind the hitting zone to maximise distance and increase precision for attacking pins, even on off-centre hits.
The King Forged Tec One Length irons offer an added dimension of consistency, as Cobra engineers have manipulated the design of each iron to match the weight and length of a 7-iron, allowing for one simple, repetitive set up and swing motion to reduce variability and increase consistency between clubs. This is primarily achieved through matching 7-iron head and swing weights in every iron to create a consistent feel throughout the set. Weight is added to the One Length long irons to compensate for shorter (37.50”) shafts and to match 7-iron swing weight, while weight is removed from the short irons and wedges to compensate for longer shafts while still delivering traditional 7-iron swing weight.
In addition, lie angles have been adjusted to optimise ball flight in a One Length set configuration. Long irons utilise more upright lie angles, while the short irons and wedges have slightly flatter lie angles delivering more consistent trajectory and ball flights. Lighter long iron shafts encourage easy launch while heavier wedge shafts promote more control into and around the green.
Like a majority of Cobra equipment, the Forged Tec irons will feature the innovative Cobra ConnectTM Powered by Arccos allowing users to track their accuracy and distance using the Arccos Caddie app on a smart device. Electronically embedded sensors in the grip automatically record the distance and accuracy of every shot so golfers can track their improvements round-to-round.
The Forged Tec One Length irons are available through stock in an 7-piece (4-PW) set in stiff and regular, in both right and left-handed versions. The steel version come equipped with a KBS $-Taper Lite (115- stiff, 110 – reg, 120 – wedge) shaft with Lamkin Crossline Cobra Connect grips in a blue colourway.
The Forged Tec variable length irons ($269 steel) are available through stock in an 8- piece (4-GW) set in both right and left-hand versions. The steel KBS $-Taper Lite shaft is offered in both regular (R110) and stiff (S115) flexes. Each set comes stock with Lamkin Crossline Cobra Connect grips in black.
The Forged Tec irons in variable and One Length will be available at retail beginning November 1, 2019. For more information on the entire King family of products, visit cobragolf.com.au.