Cobra F9 Fairways

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Anyone playing these? Specifically the 5/6 at 17* with the Atmos Blue in it.
Just wondering about impressions.
At 17* that's a 4 wood, not 5, so I'm wondering if these launch high, and does the lie get flatter if turned down to 17*?
Any insight is appreciated.

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Ping G400 10.5 (9.5) Hzrdus Yellow 75 6.0
Rogue 17* Atmos Blue TS 
G 410 19*, 22* & 26* Tensei CK Pro Blue 80s
Cobra Forged Tec Black 6-GW Modus 105s 
Vokey SM7 54/8 M 
Vokey SM7 58/8 M 
Toulon Madison H1 neck (L)/ Bettinardi BB1
Chrome Soft / TourB RXS / FG Tour
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  • 03trdblack03trdblack Wake Forest, NC 2047WRX Points: 294Handicap: 1.0ClubWRX Posts: 2,047 ClubWRX
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    I play this exact setup, the 4/5 head set at 16* with the Atmos Blue Tour Spec shaft. The slightly higher loft gave me extra carry on my 3 wood which is what I wanted to accomplish but the spin stays decent and it's very long overall. My only gripe is that the lie angle is too upright so I tend to draw it. I usually play a fade so it's not something I'm used to seeing. It's a reliable draw though so it's handy on holes I know I need a right to left shot.

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  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now) 4075WRX Points: 420Handicap: 8.2Members Posts: 4,075 Titanium Tees
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    On -, @03trdblack said:

    I play this exact setup, the 4/5 head set at 16* with the Atmos Blue Tour Spec shaft. The slightly higher loft gave me extra carry on my 3 wood which is what I wanted to accomplish but the spin stays decent and it's very long overall. My only gripe is that the lie angle is too upright so I tend to draw it. I usually play a fade so it's not something I'm used to seeing. It's a reliable draw though so it's handy on holes I know I need a right to left shot.

    Sounds like you're playing the F9 Tour head offered as 3/4.
    The regular F9 only has 3/4 and 5/6

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    Ping G400 10.5 (9.5) Hzrdus Yellow 75 6.0
    Rogue 17* Atmos Blue TS 
    G 410 19*, 22* & 26* Tensei CK Pro Blue 80s
    Cobra Forged Tec Black 6-GW Modus 105s 
    Vokey SM7 54/8 M 
    Vokey SM7 58/8 M 
    Toulon Madison H1 neck (L)/ Bettinardi BB1
    Chrome Soft / TourB RXS / FG Tour
  • 03trdblack03trdblack Wake Forest, NC 2047WRX Points: 294Handicap: 1.0ClubWRX Posts: 2,047 ClubWRX
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    That's correct! Sorry for not indicating that. I'm very surprised at how upright the "tour" head is.

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  • platgofplatgof platgof  1919WRX Points: 259Handicap: 17ClubWRX Posts: 1,919 ClubWRX
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    I have the F9 5-6 and very impressed. I am using the senior shaft and these are so easy to elevate the ball. I would like to try the reg shaft to see the difference. These clubs are a blast to play. I am destroying par 5's now, not on in two but the third shot is way under 100 yards. I was having trouble with consistency and height with other 5 woods, not this one!!

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    Ping GMax 10.5
    Cobra F9 5 & 7 Wd
    Callaway OS 5 ,6 Hybrid
    Cobra F9 6-Pw Irons
    Ping Glide 50,54, & 58 Wedges
    TM Pro Spyder Mid Putter
    ERC
    Garmin S20

  • WarrickWarrick  11139WRX Points: 1,071ClubWRX Posts: 11,139 ClubWRX
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    I can’t speak to the regular ones, as I play 2 of the Tour version, but these are my favorite fwy woods I have ever played. The sound, feel, performance all wrapped up in small little head.

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    GBB 9* Ventus Black 
    F9 Tour 3w\13.5 - Smoke 70
    F9 Tour 5w\17.5- Smoke 70
    Epic hybrid - 22* Pro White 90
    Mizuno 919 combo 5-9 LZ Blackout 
    Mizuno T7 - 45-49-53-58 LZ Blackout 
    Toulon Portland 
    TM TP5X
  • OokluhOokluh  64WRX Points: 41Handicap: 13Members Posts: 64 Bunkers
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    My response is probably not of much help, but maybe better than nothing. I have the 3 wood (14.5) with a Hzrdus Smoke and have no trouble to elevating it.. that being said, that was not generally a big issue for me before, but my perception is that this flies higher and further than my old Callaway Diablo Octane 3w. Really happy with my purchase so far.

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  • HaberHaber  219WRX Points: 105Handicap: 7.3Members Posts: 219 Fairways
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    I play the f9 5/6 at 19° to go with my f8 3/4 at 16° and this combination has been the easiest to hit I've ever had. I always struggled with fairways and opted for hybrids but I've dropped my hybrids in favor of these clubs. Have them both with the NV blue and the 5 wood launches high and lands soft. The rails really are like cheating as I've put a few bad swings on them and had that uh oh feeling of a fat shot only to look up and see the ball flying like it was pured.

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  • platgofplatgof platgof  1919WRX Points: 259Handicap: 17ClubWRX Posts: 1,919 ClubWRX
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    Well said Haber, my thoughts exactly. I hit one bad and it fronted the green like nothing happened, and i go up and see that and like... really! I just ordered the 7 wood as these are a blast to play. I will put them in play this sat in a tourny.

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    Ping GMax 10.5
    Cobra F9 5 & 7 Wd
    Callaway OS 5 ,6 Hybrid
    Cobra F9 6-Pw Irons
    Ping Glide 50,54, & 58 Wedges
    TM Pro Spyder Mid Putter
    ERC
    Garmin S20

  • platgofplatgof platgof  1919WRX Points: 259Handicap: 17ClubWRX Posts: 1,919 ClubWRX
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    Had one of "those" golf days where I would have been better staying home. The driver and fairways woods were doing their best. Got a chance to hit the 7 wood and really like it. Both fairway woods are staying in the bag. That 5 wood is just amazing every time I hit it.

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    Ping GMax 10.5
    Cobra F9 5 & 7 Wd
    Callaway OS 5 ,6 Hybrid
    Cobra F9 6-Pw Irons
    Ping Glide 50,54, & 58 Wedges
    TM Pro Spyder Mid Putter
    ERC
    Garmin S20

  • HubijerkHubijerk  837WRX Points: 139Members Posts: 837 Golden Tee
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    I went to a non tour F9 14.5 from a tour F8 and am much happier. The F8+ 3w was a bomber off the tee but I never really got comfortable with it. The F9 is fine off the tee, a little shorter and it spins a bit more and allows me to control my distance/rollout better. With the F8+ I could be anywhere in a 30 yard gap off the tee depending on the bounce and rollout due to the low spin, with the F9 my distances are much more consistent, which is what I want from my 3w.

    Off the turf, the F9 is simply the best 3w I have ever hit. There is no lie that concerns me with this thing, unfortunately i don't have the need to often hit it off the turf however, but it's now an option when I need it.

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  • Little NedLittle Ned  1136WRX Points: 105Members Posts: 1,136 Platinum Tees
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    How do these (or the F8) compare to the Callaway Rogues?

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    Ping G400 Max 10.5*
    Cobra F8 7W
    Cobra F8 4H
    Mizuno 919 Hot Metal 5-GW
    Callaway MD3 54*
    Callaway MD PM 58*
    Ping Sigma G Tyne
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  • WarrickWarrick  11139WRX Points: 1,071ClubWRX Posts: 11,139 ClubWRX
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    On -, @Little Ned said:

    How do these (or the F8) compare to the Callaway Rogues?

    I went from Rogue SZ to the F9 Tour, could not be happier, have quite a few rounds in

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    GBB 9* Ventus Black 
    F9 Tour 3w\13.5 - Smoke 70
    F9 Tour 5w\17.5- Smoke 70
    Epic hybrid - 22* Pro White 90
    Mizuno 919 combo 5-9 LZ Blackout 
    Mizuno T7 - 45-49-53-58 LZ Blackout 
    Toulon Portland 
    TM TP5X
  • platgofplatgof platgof  1919WRX Points: 259Handicap: 17ClubWRX Posts: 1,919 ClubWRX
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    I had shots that needed to be real special to get my a.. out of jail, and these deliver. Behind two trees and a gap to get through, no problem at all. In the rough and need to get out, no problem. In the rough and need to get to the hole, I actually over shot the hole underestimating the power the 7 wood has out of the rough. These deliver!

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    Ping GMax 10.5
    Cobra F9 5 & 7 Wd
    Callaway OS 5 ,6 Hybrid
    Cobra F9 6-Pw Irons
    Ping Glide 50,54, & 58 Wedges
    TM Pro Spyder Mid Putter
    ERC
    Garmin S20

  • NicodimasNicodimas  58WRX Points: 33Members Posts: 58 Bunkers
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    I love these .. I bought the tours at 3–5 and play them at 13.5 and 17.5 *

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  • WarrickWarrick  11139WRX Points: 1,071ClubWRX Posts: 11,139 ClubWRX
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    On -, @Nicodimas said:

    I love these .. I bought the tours at 3–5 and play them at 13.5 and 17.5 *

    Same here, never been so confident in that part of my game, great off the tee and turf, new smoke seems a good match also

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    GBB 9* Ventus Black 
    F9 Tour 3w\13.5 - Smoke 70
    F9 Tour 5w\17.5- Smoke 70
    Epic hybrid - 22* Pro White 90
    Mizuno 919 combo 5-9 LZ Blackout 
    Mizuno T7 - 45-49-53-58 LZ Blackout 
    Toulon Portland 
    TM TP5X
  • SwingBladeSwingBlade SoCal 884WRX Points: 118Members Posts: 884 Golden Tee
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    On -, @Little Ned said:

    How do these (or the F8) compare to the Callaway Rogues?

    I also went to these from Rogues and am very happy with the decision. These are great FWs.

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    Cobra King F9 Tour Length Speedback 10.5 ATMOS TS Blue 6S 44.25” D5 14g/6g wts
    Cobra King F9 Speedback 4W & 6W ATMOS TS Blue 7S D3
    Miura CB57 4-PW KBS Tour Black Pearl S D5-D7
    Miura K-grind 52, 56, 60, & 64 KBS Wedge S D8
    Scotty Circle T Red Dot 350g Newport 2 (A006794)
    Bushnell Hybrid GPS Rangefinder (2019)
    Pro V1X

    Backup/travel: '18 M3 440, M1/M2 FW's, MP-64's and Vokey WedgeWorks 52F, 56V & 60V

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