Cobra S3 Irons
Released in 2011, the Cobra S3 Irons are designed with a large sweet spot, and are probably best suited to golfers in the mid handicap range. The full set features the irons 5-SW.
Graphite and steel shaft options are both available, with the S3 irons we tested being equipped with the Nippon NS Pro 1030H steel shafts in regular flex.
It's hard not to notice that the iron heads are very dark, which may not be something that appeals to the traditional golfers out there. But as always it's the performance of a golf club that will be what really matters the most.
At address the Cobra S3 irons set up well and do inspire confidence with their oversize heads and thicker top line, and also the white grooves on the clubface do look pretty good as well in our opinion.
When it came to hitting the ball, these S3 irons are possibly the easiest to hit irons that you will find anywhere right now. The wider sole of the clubs make them so simple and a joy to hit, you would need a really bad golf swing to have trouble getting the golf ball airborne with these irons.
The clubs really do sound and feel great at impact, the larger sweet spot leaves a very large margin for error. Even shots that would perhaps be miss-hits with some other clubs, still felt fine and sent the ball off straight with the S3s.
The ball flight produced was generally fairly high also, but this wasn't at the expense of distance. The Cobra S3 irons still carry the ball just as far as many of the other new game improvement models on the market.
Along with the added bonus that the golf ball almost always responds well upon landing on the green, resulting in a lot more chances to one putt. Which is something that no golfer would complain about.
To sum up, the S3 Irons are an outstanding set of golf clubs. They may not be the most conventional looking irons ever, but the performance almost can't be faulted. Try these irons out and you could find the game of golf easier than you ever have before.
In terms of cost, the clubs also offer good value to golfers. Brand new in 2012, the steel shaft models are generally priced around £350 or $557, with the graphite shaft versions costing a bit more at around £450 or $717.
|Easy To Hit ||10/10|
|Value For Money ||8/10|