The New King LTDx Lineup of Metalwoods Engineered for Longest Total Distance.
CARLSBAD, CA – Cobra Golf®, a leader in golf club innovation, today introduced its innovative new family of LTDx Drivers, Fairways and Hybrids. The legacy of the LTD name began in 2016 with COBRA’s introduction of the LTD driver – the first to achieve zero CGna for low spin and fast ball speed performance. In 2022, the legacy has evolved into the new LTDx franchise, which debuts the first driver to combine zero CGna and 5200 MOI to create faster ball speeds with extreme forgiveness. The LTDx woods feature PWR-COR TECHNOLOGY, which uses multi-material internal and external weights to reposition as much weight low and forward as possible to lower spin and deliver powerful ball speed upon impact.
Using machine learning and CNC machining, COBRA engineers have replaced its E9 face with a new variable thickness design called H.O.T Face (Highly Optimized Topology) that is precision tuned for speed. Using data from thousands of impact simulations, COBRA has optimized thicknesses in 15 different zones to maximize ball speed across a larger area of the face. These zones create visual peaks and valleys that resemble a topology map, hence the design name. In addition, the LTDx drivers utilize a MULTI-MATERIAL Construction, with up to 30% more carbon fiber than the previous RADSPEED model, and a lighter and stronger titanium chassis to maximize stability. COBRA engineers have redesigned the previous T-Bar chassis to reposition more titanium lower to the ground and around the perimeter edge to lower CG and increase MOI, resulting in 8g of weight savings.
To make certain the new LTDx line is able to optimize performance for all types of players, it’s available in three distinct models: (1) The LTDx LS is a low spin model designed for skilled players with faster swing speeds who desire maximum workability in a traditional shape. For added tuning, adjustable weights are positioned heel and toe to help dial in directional trajectory for the better players. (2) The LTDx MAX combines maximum stability and maximum draw bias, giving golfers the choice to move the adjustable weights to create either performance. COBRA engineers were able to combine last year’s RADSPEED XB and RADSPEED XD into one driver. (3) The LTDx is the perfect blend of LS and MAX into one driver. It is the first driver to achieve zero CGna and 5200 MOI, creating the best combination of low spin and maximum forgiveness.
LTDx LS DRIVER
The new LTDx LS driver positions most of its weight low and forward to deliver low spin and faster ball speeds. The result is a more workable ball flight desired by skilled player with faster swing speeds. An adjustable weight system features a 10g & 3g weight that can be exchanged to either the front heel or toe to fine tune trajectory. A traditional 460cc shape features an aggressive aerodynamic design that allows players with faster swing speeds to maximize their clubhead speed for increased distance. PWR-COR Technology positions as much weight low and forward using a 14g internal MIM steel weight and a 5g 100% milled, stainless steel external weight (19g total) to lower spin and increase speed. Combined with the 13g of moveable weights, places an impressive 32g low and forward.
H.O.T. FACE technology derived from machine learning, creates 15 unique zones to maximize and tune ball speeds both away from and in the center of the face. This greatly improves performance in those common “miss” areas. The overall design and performance attributes of the new LTDx are further improved by a proprietary MULTI-MATERIAL Construction that utilizes a redesigned, 8g lighter titanium chassis that allows for up to 30% more carbon fiber and more discretionary weight to reposition low and forward in the PWR-COR weight.
LTDx MAX DRIVER
The LTDx MAX combines max stability and max draw into one driver, both individually achievable using the moveable weight system. The MAX features a slightly oversized 460cc profile as the LTDx to provide maximum distance and forgiveness with a back weight setting, and an added weight positioned in the heel that affords golfers additional draw-bias to help square the face for straighter results. The 10g heavy weight can be positioned in the back to deliver the most forgiving/stable driver that COBRA offers. Or position the heavy weight in the heel for 11 yards of draw bias. The adjustable hosel can be set in the “DRAW” setting for an additional 7 yards (18 yards total). As with the other two LTDx Drivers, the MAX features PWR-COR and H.O.T. FACE Technology with a MULTI-MATERIAL Construction.
The LTDx is a true driver unicorn – it is the first driver to achieve zero CGna and a high MOI at 5200. It is aimed at players that want maximum speed and distance but also value forgiveness and a straight ball flight. A slightly oversized 460cc clubhead is constructed with the perfect balance of internal weighting to deliver the fastest ball speed with slow spin and maximum distance. The construction utilizes 19g total weight positioned in PWR-COR (14g internal MIM steel weight & 5g external CNC Milled stainless steel weight) and 15g total in the back using 5g of tungsten and a 10g fixed back weight. Like all models in the new family of drivers, the LTDx features COBRA’s innovative H.O.T. FACE Technology and a MULTI-MATERIAL Construction, affording optimal CG and MOI for increased distance and improved performance.
**All LTDx drivers are available in a Tour Length offering, featuring a shorter shaft length (44.50”) than the standard 45.5”. The LTDx LS comes in RH/LH with a choice of 3 premium aftermarket shafts including: MCA Tensei AV Raw White 65 (x-stiff and stiff); Project X HZRDUS RDX Blue 60 (x-stiff and stiff) and Project X HZRDUS Smoke iM1060 (stiff and reg). The driver features a Lamkin Crossline (58+) Black/Silver grip and is available in Satin Black/Gold Fusion (Matte Black Crown, Gloss Sole & Gold Fusion accents), and a gloss Peacoat Blue/White colorway.
LTDx FAIRWAYS and HYBRIDS
Complementing the innovative line of LTDx drivers are a full line up of LTDx fairway metals ($299 each). Utilizing the PWR-COR and H.O.T. FACE technology highlighted in the LTDx driver, and a carbon fiber crown, COBRA engineers were able to move the CG low and forward for faster ball speed, while increasing MOI for more stability and forgiveness. Also available in three families, the LTDx fairway metals come in progressive shapes and progressive rail designs to offer optimized performance based on the golfer’s swing characteristics. The LTDx fairway offerings include:
- LTDx LS Fairway – COBRA’s low spin fairway features progressive shaping – Big Tour shape in 3w with no rails, Tour Shape in 5w with hollow split rails. PWR-COR utilizes tungsten and aluminum to position as much weight low and forward to increase ball speed, while H.O.T. FACE Technology uses 15 zones with optimized thicknesses to maximize speed across the face. An adjustable weighting system features a 12g and a 3g weight that can be positioned in the heel or toe to fine tune trajectory and spin. The LTDx LS fairway is offered with the MCA Tensei AV Raw White 75 premium aftermarket shaft (stiff & X-stiff). Available in two colorways: Satin Glack/Gold Fusion, and Gloss Peacoat Blue/White.
- LTDx Fairway – is offered in a traditional shape in a 3W with no rails, and a traditional shape 5W and 7w with hollow split rails that aid in turf interaction for steeper swings. A 12g fixed weight is positioned in the back for max forgiveness and high launch, while the PWR-COR weight low and forward creates the perfect balance of low spin and fast ball speed with forgiveness. The LTDx fairway is available in Satin Black/Gold Fusion and Gloss Peacoat Blue/White and come with the option of a UST Helium Nanocore (4F2 – lite) or a HZRDUS Smoke iM10 60 (reg & stiff) shaft.
- LTDx Max Fairway – is COBRA’s most forgiving fairway that combines the fast and forgiving performance of the LTDx with additional draw bias for those that need slice correcting power. An adjustable weight system features 12g and 3g weights that can be positioned in the back or the heel to fine tune the amount of draw bias. PWR-COR and H.O.T. FACE Technology again deliver the fastest ball speed possible using low and forward weighting and an optimized variable thickness face design. Available in the same Black and Blue colorways with a choice of UST Helium Nanocore (4F2 – lite, 5F2 – reg) or a HZRDUS Smoke iM10 60 (stiff). The LTDx MAX is also available in a women’s offering (3W, 5W, 7W) that comes in a Gloss Black/Elderberry colorway and is equipped with a UST Helium Nanocore 4F1 – women’s flex shaft.
Rounding out the new family, LTDx hybrids are COBRA’s first mainline hybrids to feature PWRSHELL Technology, which utilizes an L-cup face design that is forged from a thin and strong stainless steel to generate up to 17% more flex for faster ball speed and higher launch across the face.
Introducing The All New King LTDx Variable and One Length Iron Offerings That Are Engineered for Longest Total Distance
COBRA Golf®, a leader in golf club innovation, today introduced the new KING LTDx Irons, designed to deliver next level distance and forgiveness for golfers seeking game improvement. The irons have been re-engineered from the inside out using an intelligent PWR-COR Weighting design that strategically positions the CG and adds face and body flexion to deliver maximum ball speed. Combined with a thinner and larger PWRSHELL Face, the LTDx irons are the superior choice for the perfect blend of forgiveness, high launch, excellent feel and longest total distance.
The PWR-COR Weighting system creates COBRA’s most flexible iron design for maximum ball speed. The unique construction features a multi-material design utilizing a floating steel core bar that is suspended in a lightweight and soft polymer. The steel core bar perfectly positions the CG low and right behind the impact zone. In the center of the head area, the core bar is completely separated from the body, face, and sole to encourage maximum flexion and power transfer to the golf ball. A polymer filler is injected around the core bar to damp vibrations and provide exceptional feel, while enhancing the elastic rebound effect for increased ball speed and distance.
COBRA has expanded its patented PWRSHELL Face Technology, a proven technology that has delivered its fastest face designs across multiple product families and throughout the last few product generations. The updated PWRSHELL design utilizes a variable thickness L-cup insert that expands the thin area on the face by 23% to increase the zone of maximum ball speed to create more consistent and reliable distance on off-center hits. Combined with the PWR-COR weight design, the LTDx irons deliver 5% more face deflection than the previous RADSPEED models, resulting in faster ball speed and higher launch across the face.
Available in both Variable and ONE Length offerings, allowing players to choose from the more traditional variable length or ONE length for improved simplicity and consistency. A new innovative, adjustable toe-screw allows COBRA custom club department to create the perfect build for any configuration.
LTDx Variable Length irons
Available in a Chrome finish with Gold Fusion accents and come stock in 5-GW (RH/LH; Steel – $899) or 4-PW (RH; Steel – $899), as well as a graphite combo set 5H, 6-GW (RH/LH; $1099) set makeups. Each steel option comes standard with a KBS Tour 90 shaft (reg & stiff) and a Lamkin Crossline (58+) Black grip. The stock graphite offering utilizes a KBS PGI (85 – Stiff flex; 75 – Regular flex; 65 – Lite flex, and a 55 in women’s flex).
COBRA LTDx ONE Length irons
Available in a Chrome finish with a Blue/Red accents on the medallion and come stock in a 5-GW (RH/LH; Steel – $899) and a graphite combo set 5H (ONE Length hybrid), and 6-GW ONE Length irons (RH; $1099). The ONE Length irons feature progressive steel shaft weights (available in Stiff & Regular flex) to optimize trajectory through the set. The long irons (4-6 iron) feature a lighter Tour 80 shaft to promote higher launch, the mid irons (7-9i) feature a mid-weight Tour 90 shaft, and the wedges use a heavier Tour 120 shaft to promote a lower ball flight for more accuracy. The stock graphite offering utilizes a KBS PGI (85 – S; 75 – R; 65 – A). Each iron comes equipped with a Lamkin Crossline (58R+) grip.
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