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Cobra Golf introduces new Fly-Z Fairway Woods & Hybrids
Cobra Golf is saturating the news pages today after officially announcing the impending launches of its new Fly-Z family of clubs – drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons – in what is set to be one of the most anticipated releases in the company’s illustrious history. In this article, we’re going to be talking about the new Fly-Z Fairway Woods and Hybrids, which feature the all-new Speed Channel technology for more speed across the face and increased distance off mis-hits with a zone weighting in the head for lower, deeper centre of gravity (CG).
With greater distance and increased forgiveness derived from Cobra’s exclusive Speed Channel, players are able to enjoy their game like never before. The Speed Channel is an engineered trench surrounding the face that helps to minimize face thickness and provide increased golf ball speeds across the face, thus resulting in outstanding distance. The thin, high-strength 465 stainless steel face plate insert utilised in the fairway woods measure 3023 mm2, while the Fly-Z sweet spot is now 20% larger and 18% thinner than previous models.
“Performance advancements in our fairways and hybrids also come with Zone Weighting which delivered improved CG positioning both low and centered behind the center of the face area,” explained Jose Miraflor, Director of Product Marketing for COBRA Golf. ”While these internal technologies are not visible to the golfer, performance gains can be easily noticed and easily attributed to the Speed Channel face.”
Crown Zone Weighting has been cleverly added to the Fly-Z clubs by removing weight from the crown and then repositioning it low in the back of the head for a low, deep CG. Golfers are then able to use a fairway wood and hybrid club to achieve forgiveness so extreme on off-centre hits that, when coupled with the excellent distance off the face, will seem almost unfair on their opponents.
A lot of early interest in the new Cobra Golf range has been geared towards the Fly-Z+ Fairway Woods, which feature a tour-inspired compact head designed to deliver maximum distance from the tee or fairway with greater accuracy and control. Where Cobra has combined the stainless steel tour head and new Speed Channel Face with front CG Zone Weighting, the Fly-Z+ provides golfers with more distance from their fairway wood. Fly-Z+ fairways also benefit from Cobra’s excellent proven technologies including Forged E9 Zone Face Weighting, and MyFly8 and SmartPad which allows the golfer to choose from eight simple, adjustable loft/trajectory settings to dial in maximum distance, manage trajectory and optimize yardage gaps on any course. SmartPad delivers a square face at address regardless of loft/trajectory settings.
If you’re a golfer seeking easy distance from anywhere then the Fly-Z XL fairway woods and hybrids are perfect for you as they incorporate a low, back CG, Crown Zone Weighting with an offset head design to better maximise launch and also feature Cobra’s revolutionary Speed Channel Face for more forgiveness and incredible distance from the fairway.
The Cobra Golf Fly-Z Fairway Woods and Hybrids will be landing soon at american golf, but in the meantime why not check out the full range of Cobra Golf products which are available now.