Last year Sophie tested Cobra's King Forged TEC and TEC X Irons and was a huge fan of both, awarding them 5 stars in her written reviews.
Rounding out the King range, which also saw the addition of a Hybrid and Utility, are three new irons for 2023: the King Tour, King CB and King MB.
Aimed towards the better player, the range consists of a traditional forged muscleback (MB), a compact muscle cavity back (CB) and a technical cavity back (Tour) and seeks to provide feel, feedback and shot shaping ability.
All three of the new models are made with 1025 carbon steel that benefits from Cobra's 5-Step forging process, which they describe as an industry-leading process that is critical to both the feel and consistency.
Cobra says that the benefits of 5-Step forging include: more precise shaping, more precise and flatter clubfaces, tighter weight tolerances, improved consistency of loft and lies, improved face thickness consistency, improved aesthetics and enhanced feel at impact.
Cobra King Tour 2023 Irons
The King Tour irons (£1099) blend both soft feel and playability whilst also helping to generate a little more distance, all thanks to the forged makeup.
Whilst the CB and MB are forged from one-piece of metal the Tour irons feature an aluminum medallion as well as a TPU insert in the back cavity.
There are CNC undercuts in the back cavity of the iron which allow weight to be shifted lower in the clubhead and more towards the heel and toe, improving launch and forgiveness on off-centre hits.
The shaping of the Tour irons is more compact than the Forged TEC models, with a thinner topline and reduced offset. Compared to the previous King Tour MIM irons, there is a shortened blade length to improve control.
The lofts are 2 degrees stronger on each iron with the Tour rather than the CB or MB, which helps to produce a bit more distance.
The irons are available in 4-PW as standard with an additional 3i and Gap Wedge offered also.
Cobra King CB/MB 2023 Irons
The CB/MB (£999) irons are the most compact shapes in the King lineup, and are all about providing a look and feel that better players desire with a thinner topline, minimal offset, thinner sole and shorter blade lengths.
Both have perfectly centred CG locations thanks to the 5-Step forging process, and the CB has a slightly more forgiving cavity back shape with a little more offset.
The irons are available as a combo set which gives golfers the CB 4-6 irons before transitioning to the MB model for the 7-PW.
Both models are also available as full CB or MB sets and are available from 3-GW.
The Cobra King Tour and CB/MB Irons will be available at retail from 3rd February with the rest of the King 2023 range.
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