Back from a 4 year break =) / Cobra one length / shafts

 Pinoy25 ·  
Pinoy25Pinoy25 Members  589WRX Points: 0Posts: 589
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I a high handicap player. If i hit 90s I was happy =). I played casually with my father in law. With 2 babies, new job, and my wife health condition i had put golf to the side. I was looking to getting back into golf with some one length irons. ( new houses being built is near golf course)

On ebay i see F7 One length selling for about $300 which seems like a steal. Is it worth the xtra money for f8 , f9, or any other one length irons i should be considering? Is there any kind of shaft flex / shaft material I should go start off. Unfortunately I sold all my clubs. I am going to a sporting good store to attempt to hit a few today. Hopefully they can get me a swing speed if there simulator is available / working when i get there.


  • dmeeksDCdmeeksDC ClubWRX  2848WRX Points: 410Handicap: 8Posts: 2,848 ClubWRX
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    I do not know for certain because I never tried the earliest sets, but I have seen anecdotally that there were loft and gapping challenges as the OL sets came on the market and the designs have been tweaked to dial them in more.

    I am not an expert at all on OL. I am currently doing this experiment: Standard length 7 through wedges, with OL 5 and 6 irons (the standard 7 iron is the same shaft length in a standard build as the OL 7 iron anyway) and I am about to add an OL 4 hybrid. So I will have 4 clubs at OL and 9 others standard, plus a putter. I like variable length scoring irons but am trying to shore up the long iron game. I definitely hit the OL 5 and 6 irons fine but have yet to take this set to the course.

    My nephew struggled with variable length. He went OL all the way and it simplified it for him. I have been playing too long to deconstruct my short game. And I don’t struggle with irons except for that 4-5 iron range.

    I would look for reviews on sets just to make sure you’re not missing a major upgrade based on these really being a lot of new tech being ironed out. My clubs are the Forged Tec Blacks with black KBS $-Taper shafts and there is nothing to complain about there. Great clubs that look great and deliver nice feel. My first spin with this shaft and I like it a lot. Highly recommended heads. Good luck. Get back out there!
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