It took hours of collaboration with one of the world’s top golfers and 33 different revisions for the Cobra RF Proto irons to reach a level of near perfection. The planning paid off as the premium irons hit the mark for overall look, feel and design.
Rickie Fowler has been a Cobra-Puma ambassador since turning pro in 2009 and helped design the special irons which were released to the public in January 2021. Fowler uses a customized version of the irons which are stamped with a “rev33” mark, a reference to the 33 revisions it took to get to the final product.
The irons have a unique copper finish, one of Fowler’s personal choices and finishing touches on the design.
Cobra uses a two-step process to create the RF irons. Each club is twice forged from soft carbon and milled for 155 minutes, a process that helps develop the precise lines and angles for optimal performance.
The Tour-caliber irons have sharp edges with little to no offset and a thin topline. It is a design that Fowler prefers and personally developed in each iron.
The irons have a special high-density tungsten weight in the toe of the clubhead that puts the center of gravity right in the center of the face. The positioning allows for a smooth feel and some forgiveness on off-center shots.
Golfers who have reviewed the clubs give high marks for overall forgiveness and feel, even on mishits.
The Cobra RF Proto irons come standard with KBS C-Taper shafts and Golf Pride Tour Align grips. The shafts are developed for competitive golfers who prefer a low trajectory and piercing flight. Each shaft is fairly stiff and creates a low level of spin. The grips have a nice feel enjoyed by any level of golfer.
These limited-edition irons are more than superior clubs, they are also collector’s items. Each set of irons comes packaged in a commemorative black box with a card of authenticity that is signed by Fowler himself.
A set of 4-PW irons retails for $2,499.
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