Review: Cobra Fly-Z Hybrid


The Takeaway

I tested the 2-3H Fly-Z at the 19 degree setting in the black colorway, even though you can pretty much pick your favorite colorway when you grab one. With the MyFly8 adjustment you can cover a nice range of lofts from hybrid to hybrid. The 19 degree setting that I tested was the high end of loft for the 2-3H version, which means a slightly longer shaft when compared to the 3-4H version that still offers up a 19 degree setting. The Fly-Z was one of the lowest lofted heads that I tested, and it still produced a quick elevation with great control. Like the majority of the heads tested, I saw a slight draw bias with this model, but nothing too drastic.


Who’s it for?

Cobra has done a great job creating a model that will fit a very large range of players with the Fly-Z. With the slight overlapping of loft settings and different length shafts available, players should be able to find a setting and length to help fill a certain distance gap, which for some is their main goal with a hybrid. Being a very easy to play hybrid with an excellent ball flight I do not foresee many players disliking the Cobra Fly-Z Hybrid.

Final Take

Simple to adjust, easy to swing and has a ball flight that I look for from a Hybrid, the Fly-Z is a very nice hybrid by Cobra, and I enjoyed testing it. The Fly-Z had a nice and high ball flight, but does not produce too much spin. At address, I felt the Fly-Z looked just a wee bit busy for my taste. After a few swings I really liked the feel and the ball flight, which quickly made me forget about that busy look as good results tend to do.

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Bob Gomavitz

Bob Gomavitz Age: 59 Handicap: 4.6 Introduced to Golf: Age 10 Years Playing: 47 Hole In Ones: 2 Double Eagles: 1 Years in the Golf Industry: 14 Rounds Per Year: Over 100 Favorite PGA Tour Course Played: TPC Sawgrass Favorite Local Course Played: Royal Colwood Victoria, B.C. Most Famous Golfer that I played with: Fred Couples Most Famous Person that I played with: Kenny G (High School Teammate)Current WITB Driver: Taylormade 2016 M2 9.5 45" D-3 Graphite Design Tour Ad 60 Stiff 3 Wood: Taylormade RBZ 13 Degree TS Oban Revenge 7 Stiff 43.25” D-3 Hybrid: Taylormade R1118 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Hybrid: Taylormade R11 Rescue 21 Degree Matrix Altus Stiff Irons: Taylormade Burner 2.0 4-PW KBS Tour Stiff Std Lie, Lofts and Lengths Wedges: Taylormade Rac Black 54 Degree TT DG Wedge Flex Wedges: Callaway X Tour 58 Degree MD TT DG Wedge Flex Putter: Odyssey Versa 90 degree #7 Super Stroke 3.0 34” Ball: Titleist Pro V1x, Srixon Z Star XV YellowTrackman Driver Swing Info Club Head Speed: 98-101 Ball Speed: 148-151 Angle of Attack: +1.7 to +2.6 Launch Angle: 12.7 to 14.1 Spin: 2400-2750 Angle of Descent: 39.8 to 37.3 Carry: 234-242 yards Distance: 258-272 yards Path: 0.7 to 2.4

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1 Comment

  1. I am one of the golfers who don’t play highbrids. However the calls way fly z is like hitting a fairway wood, and I’m considering a purchase

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