COBRA KING F7
Lofts: 3-4/13-16°; 5-6/17°20°; 7-8/21°-24°
Stock shaft: Fujikura Pro 65 Adjustable hosel: Yes
How much loft change: 3° (with three draw settings)
TECH: The F7’s Baffler sole rails get deeper or shallower depending on the loft to improve turf interaction from any lie. Two sole weights can create a higher shot or a lower-spinning flight.
WE SAY: Our test pro wasn’t sold on the squashed, wide head as he felt its size was a bit clumsy for hitting shots off closelymown turf, and the head had a tendency to fall a little closed at address. But both amateurs thought the head was an excellent blend of size and forgiveness, saying club golfers would be buoyed by the shallow, wide design. Switching the 20g sole weight to the front made a negligible difference
VERDICT: For amateurs it’s a really good design. Baffler rails have been around since the 1970s and while we can’t prove they help you get shots airborne, they do mean lots of mass is located very low in the head.