UPDATED VIDEO & PICS: Nike Covert Drivers, Woods & Irons
Nike Golf introduced its new line of Covert Drivers, Woods and Hybrids for the 2012-13 season. You'll find plenty of visuals on the new Covert line: bold red paint, the unmistakable 'Swoosh' on the crown and large cavity, pushing perimeter weighting to its limits. One item you won't find however, is loft -- well, a single loft anyway.
The new Nike Golf Covert woods have Nike's FlexLoft system, which allows loft to be adjusted from 8.5 to 12.5 degrees. Edit: face angle is also adjustable and can be tweaked independently.
The 460cc Nike VR_S Covert Performance Driver will retail for $299 and come stock with a 50g Mitsubishi Kuro Kage 50g shaft.The Covert Tour Driver is 430cc, pear-shaped, and comes standard with a 60g Mitsubishi Kuro Kage shaft. Retail will be $399. Both will be available in February 2013.
Carl Pettersson: Nike VR_S Covert Driver sound
Adjustability thanks to FlexLoft will be available on the Tour model only. The 3 wood allows from 13-17 degrees of loft. The 5 wood from 17-21 degrees.
GolfWRX visited Nike Golf at The Oven in Fort Worth, Texas, where Nike Golf Engineer Robert Boyd gave us the inside scoop on the new Nike Golf Covert drivers and fairways.
Nike Golf Covert FlexLoft Up Close
Nike Golf Covert Irons
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