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    Build Your Cobra KING F9 SpeedBack FW Woods

    The 2019 Morgan Cup is in just 90 days and participants get a full bag of equipment from Cobra Golf as part of the THP Event. This year we are tasking them with piecing it together in waves, for two reasons.



    1. Not to become overwhelmed with the awesomeness.
    2. To bring the entire community of THPers along for the ride with the decisions they make.

    So here is the drill. They can choose any Cobra FW Wood(s) and here are the other options offered. Just like Tour Players, there are decisions to be made and in this case, they have a plethora of shaft options available as well as some grip options and every participant will be using Cobra Connect for stats.

    Club Head(s)
    King F9 SpeedBack FW
    KING FMax SuperLite

    Shaft Choices
    UST Mamiya Helium 4, 5
    Fujikura Atmos Tour Spec Blue 6
    Project X HZRDUS Smoke
    Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 60, 70
    Aldila NV 2K XV Green 65, 75
    Aldila NV 2k XV Blue 60, 70

    Grip Choices
    KING F9 Black Midsize
    King F9 Blue Midsize
    KING F9 Standard
    REL Black
    Crossline Black
    Tour Velvet
    UTX Black
    In my 2018 #TheGrandaddy THP Event Bag

    Driver:
    Epic Flash w/ Helium Shaft 45"
    Driver 2: XXIO Prime w/
    Custom THP HZRDUS Shaft 43.5"
    Fairway Wood: F9 5 Wood
    Hybrids:
    Launcher HB
    Irons: Apex 19 w/ Recoil Proto 95
    Wedges:
    CBX 50* and RTX-4 56* & 60* PM Grind 19
    Putter:
    #7S
    Balls:
    2018 Chrome Soft

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    I would go:

    King F9 SpeedBack 3 and 5 wood
    Project X HZRDUS Smoke 6.5
    Crossline Black +2 wraps
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    In My 2018 Team THP Grandaddy Bag

    Epic Flash Sub Zero w/ HZRDUS Smoke 6.5
    Rogue 3 Wood Even Flow Blue 6.5
    Rogue X 3H Recoil ES 95 F5
    Apex Pro 19 4-AW Catalyst 100 6.0
    MD3 56* S, 60* W
    Stroke Lab #7
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    Man I still don't know about the shaft situation... but I'm pretty certain I'm going F9 SpeedBack Tour Issue 3-4 with Atmos Blue and UTx grip. Without seeing any of the equipment in hand its a bit tough to decide but having played the F8 3-4 last year I'm pretty sure I want to go with the smaller head of the Tour Issue. The 5-6 or even 7-8 could also be on the table to the fact that I want to avoid the hybrid (I THINK) this year. I only used my hybrid 14 times all of last year, I just never felt comfortable with it so I may want to go a different direction.
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    F9 - Masters Edition Camo - PX Even Flow Blue 65X
    F9 fwy 3/4, 5/6 - Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 70s
    King Utility Black 3/4 UST Recoil Smacwrap 780ES F5
    King Forged CB/MB Flow Set 5-GW - KBS $-Taper
    King Black Wedges 54V, 58WL


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    F9 Speed Back 5 wood, -1 degree.
    ProjectX HZRDUS Smoke
    Lamkin UTx

    I love lowering the loft on a 5 wood shaft length for better play off the deck while still getting good distance off the tee. I've had really good luck with Project X shafts in woods (my XR still has a LZ Handcrafted) so I'd stick with them. And UTx remains the best grip on the market, IMO.

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    X2Hot 3 hybrid 19
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    This might actually make the driver selection easier for me. I like to match.

    Probably going Speedback tour head 3-4 with the Smoke (assuming it's the 75g) in 6.5 flex. UTx black for sure.
    In my Team Hackers Vessel/Cobra Arnold Palmer Stand Bag

    KING F9 Speedback 9* Driver
    KING F9 Speedback 13.5* Tour Fairway
    KING Black 18* Utility Iron
    KING F9 Speedback 4/5 Irons
    KING Forged TEC Black 6-G Irons
    KING Black 54/58 Wedges
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    Man have I been thinking about this since my visit to PGASS yesterday....

    King F9 Speedback FW
    Aldila NV 2K XV Green 75 -1/2 length with King F9 standard +2 wraps



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    As it stands right now, I think I go with Speedback:

    3-4 fw
    4-5 tour fw

    Both with Hzrdus Smoke, 6.0, UTx black grip
    Last edited by Tenputt; 01-02-2019 at 05:19 PM.
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    My Cobra, Morgan Cup bag:
    KING F9 SPEEDBACK Driver, 9*
    KING F9 SPEEDBACK 3-4, 14.5*
    KING F9 SPEEDBACK Tour 4-5, 17.5*
    KING F9 SPEEDBACK Hybrid, 19*
    KING F9 SPEEDBACK Irons, 5 - gw
    KING F9 Black Wedges, 54* and 60*
    Putter: TaylorMade Spider X slant neck

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    Build Your Cobra KING F9 SpeedBack FW Woods

    Speedback lofted to 16* with the Project X smoke shaft and king midsize blue grip


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    Driver: F8 with Project X HZRDUS Black
    Fairway: F8 with Project X HZRDUS Black
    Irons: New Level 1031 4-PW

    Wedges: New Level M. 50,54,58

    Putter: Toulon Portland

    Ball:
    XS



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    As I don't play many FW I'd go with just 2, 1 of each!
    King F9 SpeedBack FW with Project X HZRDUS Smoke
    KING FMax SuperLite with Fujikura Atmos Tour Spec Blue 6
    UTX Black on both
    Under custom 🦈EPIC 13.5*/EditionElements Gold 6F4/Tour Velvet Align
    Steelhead XR 3w/Rogue 110 MSI 70s, HW/RIP Phenom 80s
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    King F9 Speedback 3Wood

    UST Helium 5F4 43 16* (3W) with graphics down

    Lamkin UTX Black +2 wraps

    FMAX Superlite 20* (5F) 42.5

    UST Helium 5F4

    Lamkin UTX Black +2 wraps
    F9 Speedback Avalanche 10.5 Driver HZRDUS Smoke Black 60
    F9 Speedback Yellow 14.5 Fwy HZRDUS Red 75
    F9 Speedback Pink 18.5 Fwy HZRDUS Red 65
    F9 Speedback 4i Atmos Black Stiff
    F9 Speedback Pink 5-GW Modus 3 Tour 105 Stiff
    King Black 52/56/60 Modus 3 Tour 105 Stiff
    EXO Rossie S
    Black Cobra Connect UTX
    Hybrid
    Truvis Shaka Ball









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    Great way to start the new year with another Build Your Own MC club thread! I currently only carry 1 FW, but Im leaning heavily toward moving to 2 for the MC bag. Would be looking to go with the Speedback 3-4 and 5-6 FW heads, and a mid/mid shaft to go with it (depends on driver shaft selection, based on my OCD I like to have those match). F9 midsize grip, and would match the color with shaft (based on available options it will most likely be blue).


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    Driver - KING F9 Speedback 9 w/ ATMOS TS Black 7X
    3W - KING F9 Speedback 13.5 w/ HZRDUS Smoke 70 6.0
    5W - KING F9 Speedback 17.5 w/ HZRDUS Smoke 70 6.0
    4-GW Irons - KING F9 Speedback w/ Pro Modus3 Tour 120 Stiff
    Wedges - KING Black Wedge 54 Versatile & 58 WideLow w/ Dynamic Gold S200 Black
    Putter - Evnroll ER3 / Tommy Armour Impact No. 3
    Ball - Z-Star XV / Vice Pro Testing: e12 Speed
    Glove - Pur Tour / Vice Pure
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    I want to hit them more before making my final determination but I'm definitely going with two fairway woods, a 3-4 and a 5-6. Right now my 5 wood is my go to club off the tee if I'm struggling with driver and my 3 wood is rarely used. I want to set these up as a 4 wood / 6 wood combo to see if I can get a little more distance off the tee and have an even more forgiving wood off the fairway. I have had success with the Tensei blue shafts in my current fairways but I may go with the helium shaft so they match up with the driver.

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    Last edited by 93civiccpe; 01-02-2019 at 05:41 PM.

    Driver: Cobra King F9 speedback 10.5* driver (yellow), tour length UST Helium 5F4 stiff shaft
    Fairway: Cobra King F9 speedback 3-4 wood (avalanche white) with Atmos blue 7 stiff shaft.
    Cobra King F9 speedback 5-6 wood (avalanche white) with Atmos blue 7 stiff shaft.
    Cobra King F9 speedback 7-8 wood (avalanche white) with Atmos blue 7 stiff shaft.
    Irons: Cobra Forged TEC Black 5i-GW. Nippon Modus3 Tour 105 stiff shafts.
    Wedges: Cobra King black wedge 54* (bent to 55*), Versatile grind. Nippon Modus3 Tour 105 stiff shaft.
    Cobra King black wedge 58* (bent to 59*), Versatile grind. Nippon Modus3 Tour 105 stiff shaft.
    Putter: Odyssey Exo 7 counterbalanced
    Ball: ProV1x / TP5 / Snell MTB.

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    Nice! Just to confirm...is the Tour version of the F9 Speedback an option? I don't see it specifically mentioned in JB's post, but wanted to make sure.

    Is it weird that I'm even more excited about the fairway wood than the driver? Extremely pumped about the F9 3-4 fw - the extra distance compared to my current setup would be huge both off the tee and on previously unreachable par 5's. Would definitely like a more penetrating ball flight, so will be interested to see what shaft the fitting recommends for me. Plus, if I can get a long-hitting hybrid to bridge the gap between this club and my 4i, I can finally put that 3rd wedge in the bag.
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    Woods: F9 3-4w
    Hybrids: F9 2H
    Irons: King Forged Tec Black 4-PW
    Wedges: King Black 50v, 54v, 58wl
    Putter: White Hot Tour #1

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoilerCLE View Post
    Nice! Just to confirm...is the Tour version of the F9 Speedback an option? I don't see it specifically mentioned in JB's post, but wanted to make sure.

    Is it weird that I'm even more excited about the fairway wood than the driver? Extremely pumped about the F9 3-4 fw - the extra distance compared to my current setup would be huge both off the tee and on previously unreachable par 5's. Would definitely like a more penetrating ball flight, so will be interested to see what shaft the fitting recommends for me. Plus, if I can get a long-hitting hybrid to bridge the gap between this club and my 4i, I can finally put that 3rd wedge in the bag.
    Of course. Youre a tour player.
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    Driver:
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    Driver 2: XXIO Prime w/
    Custom THP HZRDUS Shaft 43.5"
    Fairway Wood: F9 5 Wood
    Hybrids:
    Launcher HB
    Irons: Apex 19 w/ Recoil Proto 95
    Wedges:
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    Putter:
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    Balls:
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    Quote Originally Posted by OITW View Post
    King F9 Speedback 3Wood

    UST Helium 5F4 43” 16* (3W) with graphics down

    Lamkin UTX Black +2 wraps

    FMAX Superlite 20* (5F) 42.5”

    UST Helium 5F4

    Lamkin UTX Black +2 wraps
    I dig that Fmax selection.
    In my Team Hackers Vessel/Cobra Arnold Palmer Stand Bag

    KING F9 Speedback 9* Driver
    KING F9 Speedback 13.5* Tour Fairway
    KING Black 18* Utility Iron
    KING F9 Speedback 4/5 Irons
    KING Forged TEC Black 6-G Irons
    KING Black 54/58 Wedges
    Super Rat -or- 5w Putter

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