Last month I had the pleasure of testing both of these amazing golf clubs. I am a huge fan of the Cobra / Puma product line and so this was a golden opportunity for me to be one of the first people in my country to test out some slick new golf clubs! I couldn’t be more excited to review the Cobra F7 Driver and F7+ Driver!
As a professional golfer I get to hit quite a lot of different sticks, and ultimately I know performance is a lot to do with personal preference. Of course I generalise and there are leaps in technology and all golfers would be wise to use them to their advantage.
The Cobra line have been a favourite of mine ever since Greg Norman and later John Daly bagged a crazy looking driver with a white head and a red shaft (okay, so now that’s normal, but we are talking about the 1990s!). Cobra’s colour schemes are still creative, but its the clubs we are really interested in.
I was at a testing day with a lot of other local professionals from around Panama City. We had a chance to hit all of the clubs from the F7 line up and I am going to give you the overall outcome right now. We all loved the F7+. I tried the F7 first and thought it was a nice driver, I hadn’t had a chance to look at launch monitor numbers at that point but I was happy enough with the feel and the distance of my drives. After testing the fairway woods I was handed an F7+ in blue (which looks awesome, but my colour will always be black).
I found the F7+’ compact head more appealing to my eye I so I when I hit it I was excited to see the low launch also translated into a few more yards (for me ) than I was getting from the F7. The sound of the ball on the club face made me happy. The solid feel of the strike was so satisfying, I was a little out of practice coming into the day and I did enjoy using a club that made even my bad swings feel okay… The stock Fujikura shaft seems nice and lively too, for a the first time in a while I would consider keeping the stock shaft.. although I would obviously check out the range of shafts Cobra offer.
Here is the big deal for me, and this also means a lot to you (especially if you’re a low handicap golfer). Each of the 15 professionals on site chose the F7+ as their favourite. Non of us had a reason to do that, in fact I am sure it frustrated the Cobra staff there. The normal F7 is a nice club, there is nothing wrong with it – I certainly recommend it as an option to all of my friends and golf students but for me the F7+ was a gorgeous club that delivered prime results.