Cobra F-Max Superlite Driver Review

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  • TG Rating 4 out of 5
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  • RRP £249.00

What we say...

Cobra Golf’s F-Max Superlite Driver features its lighest ever clubhead to provide maximum speed and distance to players with moderate swing speeds. 

The COBRA Golf F-MAX Superlite Drivers are re-engineered with a 6-gram lighter clubhead, while maintaining an MOI of greater than 5,000, delivering COBRA’s lightest driver head weight without sacrificing stability and forgiveness. 

Additionally, a 5-gram lighter shaft, and a 7-gram lighter grip design yield 18 grams in weight-savings, bringing to the total overall weight to 287 grams.  These lightweight technologies and designs are combined to ensure the fastest club and ball speed performance for moderate swing speeds.

The men’s F-MAX Superlite Drivers feature a Midsize LAMKIN REL 360 grip that is engineered using a lighter, softer rubber compound for a lighter swing weight and improved comfort and feel.  Accentuating the weight minimisation theme, COBRA’s new Superlite shafts offer the perfect blend of distance, speed and launch.

A lighter profile allows for a faster and more balanced swing transition for golfers with smoother tempos.  Offered in both offset and straight neck hosel designs, COBRA Golf has created its F-MAX Superlite Drivers with the following industry-leading super game improvement technologies: 

“We are very excited about this driver; we’ve been able to engineer an incredibly forgiving, powerful club and keep the overall clubhead weight to less than 300 grams,” said Tom Olsavsky, Vice President of R&D for COBRA Golf. 

“The F-MAX Superlite Driver will be the perfect solution for players who need the added speed of lightweight design without sacrificing forgiveness; those that will benefit from having a club that allows them to maximise their swing speed and launch angle.” 

Cobra F-Max Superlite: TG Verdict

With its off set hosel, crown alignment stripe and light weight, the Superlite is unashamedly aimed at a very specific golfer – that’s those with average swing speeds. There’s plenty of draw bias to help square the face at impact, and we reckon it’s an excellent choice for golfers who typically struggle to launch drives high enough to maximise carry distance.

Not for all, but in the right hands a very reasonably priced draw option in 2019.

Cobra F-Max Superlite Driver: Key Features

Oversized Clubhead Shape – An oversized address profile increases forgiveness by reducing twisting of the clubface on miss-hits, for more consistent, accurate drives. 

Forged Titanium E9™ Face Insert – A thin forged 6-4 Titanium face insert is designed with E9 Technology, a variable thickness face structure that enhances ball speed and distance on centered and off centered hits. 

Crown Alignment Feature – A subtle crown alignment design assists players with a square set up at address without being a visual distraction.

Back/Heel CG Weighting – An internal weight pad strategically positions weight low, back and towards the heel to deliver higher launching trajectories and straighter ball flights. 

Hosel Options – F-MAX Superlite Driver is offered in player’s choice of an offset hosel that promotes a draw-biased ball flight, or in the straight-neck design for golfers preferring a more traditional look at address. 

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Product Information

  • Men's F-MAX Superlite Driver (£249) (€299) – Available in both right-hand and left-hand versions with a 45-gram Superlite shaft in stiff, regular and lite flex. Comes in a sleek black/red colorway. Player's choice of offset or straight neck hosel comes standard. Available lofts include 9.5°, 10.5° and 11.5° in right-hand and 10.5° in left-hand.
  • Women's F-MAX Superlite Driver (£249) (€299) – Available in offset only in both right-hand and left-hand versions with a 40-gram Superlite shaft in ladies flex. Comes in a striking black/Lexi Blue colorway and 11.5° & 15° of loft.

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