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Boys, this was some fun stuff! Thank you MyGolfSpy and Cobra/Puma Golf for really coming together with an innovative way to share a great product with everyone! Y'all are the real MVPs!

 

The F7+ that I have is an absolute player in the driver game. All boxes are checked. Adjustability with weights and loft is key for proper fit. Looks are on point. Feel and sound are up there with the best of them. Performance is right there with the best of them. Where this really wins, and I'd like to think most here will agree, is the price point. All of this for sub $300 should appeal to every golfer looking for a new driver. Oh, I haven't even mentioned that COBRA CONNECT comes standard adding a whole new box that most (ALL) other drivers can't check!

 

My one and only complaint came in the form of the Lamkin grip that I just can't use down here in South Florida weather. Luckily, Cobra has plenty of grip options to choose from that include COBRA CONNECT. I should've made a better choice when ordering. That's all.

 

Post CobraCONNECTMGS Challenge, I will continue to use the F7+ until something out performs it. That's how I decide what clubs I play. If it's better than what I currently have, it goes in the bag. I'm going to fidget with shafts and may even hot melt it a little towards the toe to help give a more fade bias and dial in the swingweight, but that's it.

 

My final stats haven't changed from last week since courses have been shut down pre and post Hurricane Irma. Luckily, I play golf everyday and got a lot of time with the F7+ and Arrcos before the storm.

 

I did go to my buddy's course today and get a practice sesh in on his Full Swing Golf simulator. I hit 30 drives and feel that they are a really good indication (carry #'s for sure) of how this driver performs on the course for me. Still looking to get those spin numbers down, of course!

 

#TeamRickie, THANK YOU for rockin' this Challenge with me over the past month or so! It was a ton of fun meeting you all. As a bigger fan of interacting with MGS via social media as opposed to here in the forum, this was fun to get in here and be introduced to all of these passionate spies!

 

#TeamLexi, thanks for stepping up to the tee box and letting the banter flow! It was nice meeting you!

 

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That 297, though. The KOTH that got away. :( Haha!

 

 

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hey Bryan how did you find the breakdown of the hole in the app?!

 

 

 

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hey Bryan how did you find the breakdown of the hole in the app?!

 

 

 

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If you're talking about the King Of The Hole, just go to the hole and click on the KOTH icon! It'll bring it up!

 

 

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Cobra F7 3 Wood w/Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80TX
TaylorMade M2 5 Wood w/Graphite Design DI 8X
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TaylorMade P770 4 Iron, P750 5-PW w/True Temper DGTI X100
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Thanks Gray! This was a ton of fun, the competition and the camaraderie among teammates and even the members of the other team was really cool and made this a really special event, and I'm very proud that I was able to be a part it.

 

I'm on pins and needles waiting to find out all the results!

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:cobra-small: King F7 5W UST Mamiya Chrome Elements 7F4 Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 4 Hybrid Graphite Designs Tour AD-HY 95 Shaft

PXG 0211 DC 5-PW Mitsubishi MMT 80 Shafts

:cleveland-small: RTX ZIPCORE 50*,54*,58* UST Mamiya Recoil 95 Shafts

:odyssey-small: Metal X Milled #7 with SuperStroke 2.0 grip

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I was considering giving a full blown review of the F7+ and the Cobra Connect feature. But I realized that that's what I've been doing for the past month in all of my previous posts. 

 

So what I've decided to do instead is just opine about what my final thoughts are about the driver, the software and the competition. 

 

When I found out I was selected for the competition: 

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Then when I realized what this really meant... 

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The day I got my sweet piece (the F7+) in the mail: 

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It was so beautiful... 

 

The first day I went to the range to use this beast...

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Then when I was finally able to take this to the course and use the software on ANDROID I was like...

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Because tagging up and making this thing work wasn't really working with my Android phone app. It was glitchy for sure. It would tag up with some drives but not all it wasn't consistent. And my first impressions were: 

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The app destroyed my battery. Didn't even make it through 9 holes with more than 50% battery at start. 

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Then I tried my iPhone since others in the challenge seemed to think things were fine. I can say things were WAY BETTER on the iPhone App. I was all like: 

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So I would have a hard time recommending this app to users with Androids. It will work but at a huge hit to your battery. Make sure you have topped off that thing before going out for your round. 

 

So once I worked through the technical issues and started really tracking and getting data, I was having a blast with this driver. 

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It totally replaced my M2 during the competition. Poor M2.. so lonely just sitting there ... by itself in the corner...

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Now 4 weeks later... 70+ drives detected ... 4+ KING OF THE HOLES later.. multiple 300+ drives...  I'm all like

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So long story short. The Cobra F7 Series of drivers with the Cobra Connect Grips are totally worth it. They are high end and top of the line. 

 

So whatever happens with the final decision of the winner of this thing... all I know is:

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because I was able to be a part of this amazing challenge. 

 

To the MGS Crew... the amazing TEAM RICKIE and all the Spy's following this crazy thing.......

 

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and to "team lexi" 

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at least you tried.... 

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Ok guys we have a few announcements.

 

Week 3 winner - strokeAce

 

Week 4 winner - Big Tazz

 

Week 3 forum winner - STUDque

 

Week 4 forum winner - Tsauer

 

Congrats guys, please send a DM to Golfspy Barbajo with your info.

 

Also we have a team winner and an overall winner...

 

Let's give a big congrats ....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To someone on Monday when it will be announced :)

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Hey...ummm...#TeamRickie. Haha.

 

Congrats winna winnas!!!

 

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Cobra F7 3 Wood w/Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80TX
TaylorMade M2 5 Wood w/Graphite Design DI 8X
TaylorMade UDI 3 Iron w/Project X HZRDUS Black 105g 6.5
TaylorMade P770 4 Iron, P750 5-PW w/True Temper DGTI X100
TaylorMade Milled Grind SB 54w/DGTI S400
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Well! This certainly will make things interesting for the overall winners. Nice comeback Team Lexi.

 

 

Thanks to the staff for the week 3 forum member nod. Can't wait to start rocking some Cobra/Puma gear!

 

 

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Ok guys we have a few announcements.

 

Week 3 winner - strokeAce

 

Week 4 winner - Big Tazz

 

Week 3 forum winner - STUDque

 

Week 4 forum winner - Tsauer

 

Congrats guys, please send a DM to Golfspy Barbajo with your info.

 

Also we have a team winner and an overall winner...

 

Let's give a big congrats ....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To someone on Monday when it will be announced :)

YEAHHHHH BUDDY!!!

 

Yahoo...thanks guys...

 

Out for dinner at the Cracker Barrel with the family and got the message. Super psyched!!

 

C'mon Team Lexi... let's bring it home!!

 

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Oh boy, the anticipation!! Can't wait to see the final results.

 

Congrats to the recent winners, and thanks for choosing me as the week 4 forum winner. This is why MGS = MVP! Gotta also give a huge shoutout to Cobra/Puma for allowing opportunities like this to happen. Y'all are the cat's pajamas 🤙🏻

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Congratulations guys. This was awesome.

And as Adam said, 1c9564d582a57882dc7103b9a9956d8d.jpg

 

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Chicks dig the LONG ball!

 

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:755178188_TourEdge:  CBX 13.5 3 Wood

:1332069271_TommyArmour:  Atomic Irons 4-AW (reviewing)

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Congrats guys!!!

 

That sure makes the team and overall competition very interesting!

 

 

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:callaway-small: XR Driver Matrix Ozik 8m3 Black Tie Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 3W UST Mamiya Chrome Elements 7F4 Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 5W UST Mamiya Chrome Elements 7F4 Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 4 Hybrid Graphite Designs Tour AD-HY 95 Shaft

PXG 0211 DC 5-PW Mitsubishi MMT 80 Shafts

:cleveland-small: RTX ZIPCORE 50*,54*,58* UST Mamiya Recoil 95 Shafts

:odyssey-small: Metal X Milled #7 with SuperStroke 2.0 grip

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This #TeamLexi comeback reminds me of my round today....

 

Partner and I were playing a nassau and were 4 down with 4 to go on the back 9.

Up and down for par from the bunker to take 15

Beautiful flop shot for 1 putt par to take 16

25 foot putt for par to take 17

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18th hole and we've got to win it.  Our honors and my partner hit an okay drive but was blocked out by the trees from going for the green.

It was a now-or-never moment with my King F7...

...and the #SilverSlugger came through in the clutch!  Piped one 265 right down the tube and got a few oos and ahhs from the guys!

Managed to put it on and 2 putt to take the hole!

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C'mon TeamLexi!  We may be down but we're not out !!

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Congrats to the latest winners. Cant wait to see the final results.

 

 

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:titelist-small: TSi1 20 and 23 degree hybrids Aldila Ascent Shafts R

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I liked Rickie's play heading into decision day.  I feel like that was a good sign for #TeamRickie taking victory in the 1st ever Cobra CONNECT Challenge!   ;)  ;)

 

Plus, those driver off the deck's were LEGIT.

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Cobra F7 3 Wood w/Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80TX
TaylorMade M2 5 Wood w/Graphite Design DI 8X
TaylorMade UDI 3 Iron w/Project X HZRDUS Black 105g 6.5
TaylorMade P770 4 Iron, P750 5-PW w/True Temper DGTI X100
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I liked Rickie's play heading into decision day. I feel like that was a good sign for #TeamRickie taking victory in the 1st ever Cobra CONNECT Challenge! ;) ;)

 

Plus, those driver off the deck's were LEGIT.

What he said ^

#TeamRickie FTW

 

 

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Team Rickie all the way!!

 

 

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:cobra-small: King F7 3W UST Mamiya Chrome Elements 7F4 Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 5W UST Mamiya Chrome Elements 7F4 Shaft

:cobra-small: King F7 4 Hybrid Graphite Designs Tour AD-HY 95 Shaft

PXG 0211 DC 5-PW Mitsubishi MMT 80 Shafts

:cleveland-small: RTX ZIPCORE 50*,54*,58* UST Mamiya Recoil 95 Shafts

:odyssey-small: Metal X Milled #7 with SuperStroke 2.0 grip

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Lexi said who?

To qoute the great Ricky Bobby, if you ain't first your last.

We only remember winners round here.

Champions get trophies lol

 

#TeamLexi

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BigTazz

Chicks dig the LONG ball!

 

Follow me and #TeamLexi

#J_Wurz

#EthanSterlingPrice

#strokerAce

during the #CobraConnectChallenge

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Instagram: bigtazzgolf

Facebook: steve.rayburn

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Chicks dig the LONG ball

In my :callaway-small: staff bag

:cobra-small: King F7+ Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 60 - Graphite Tour X-Stiff

:755178188_TourEdge:  CBX 13.5 3 Wood

:1332069271_TommyArmour:  Atomic Irons 4-AW (reviewing)

:cleveland-small: CG16 Satin 52*

:cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0 56* and 60*

Sentio Sierra 101-M Putter

 

Proud tester of the Tommy Armour ATOMIC Irons 

 

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