Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Jonas Blixt birdies No. 4 & 18 hole at The Barclays with Tour Trusty


    Jonas Blixt uses his Tour Trusty 61° wedge to birdie the 4th and 18th holes in the opening round of The 2013 Barclays. Check out the video of the 65 foot birdie chip shot on the 18th hole. Continue Reading

  • According to R&D: 3D printing

    Golf club design has come a long way from the days of a master craftsman sitting at a work bench and hand benching a club head.  Sure, there is still some hand work done here and there, but it is extremely rare for a modern club to be designed without the help of a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) tool.  While it is sexy to say that a part was hand crafted by a master craftsman, the truth of the matter is that club design has progressed light-years due to the use of CAD.  There is one problem however with CAD tools in that they are strictly two dimensional.  In other words, while you can create a 3D part in CAD, it can only be viewed in two dimensions on a computer screen, making it impossible to visualize how the complex, three dimensional curvatures and surfaces of a club head will look in real life.  The quality of the complex curvatures and surfaces of a club head are extremely vital to the overall look and shape of a finished product.  A good shape will inspire confidence and allows the golfer to achieve maximum performance from their club.

    So how then do club designers ensure quality complex curvatures and surfaces in the head designs?  Continue Reading

  • Hole In One: Anna Nordqvist makes Solheim Cup history with a hole-in-one on 17

    Believed to be the first ace in Solheim history, Anna Nordqvist closes out her and Caroline Hedwall's foursome match at the 2013 Solheim Cup with a hole-in-one on the 17th hole. Anna secured Europe's 6-3 lead with her killer shot using AMP Forged 4 Iron. Europe went on to keep the lead and take home the 2013 Solheim Cup Sunday.

  • What's in the hot pink bag: Rickie Fowler, Ian Poulter and Jonas Blixt at the PGA Championship

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    You won't have a problem spotting any of the Cobra staffers at the PGA Championship, just look for the hot pink bags (shouldn't be hard to find). Rickie Fowler, Ian Poulter, and Jonas Blixt head to the PGA Championship not only to make a statement with their neon bag but to win! Check out the clubs that will be in the play this weekend at Oak Hill.  Continue Reading