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You can (finally!) buy Rickie Fowler’s Rev33 irons: Cobra releasing limited RF Proto irons

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After much anticipation, Cobra Golf is set to release the limited edition RF Proto irons—an exact replica of the Rev33 irons developed and used by Rickie Fowler on the PGA Tour.

Rickie worked closely with long-time Director of Tour Operations, Ben Schomin from start to finish to create an iron that offered him everything he ever wanted from looks, to feel, and, ultimately, performance.

The Rev33 stamp is a nod to 33 iterations the iron went through before the final design was selected.

 “We worked closely with Rickie to determine his favorite features of several of his previous sets that we were able to combine into one very sleek package. These are a must-own for better players who appreciate the finest of iron craftmanship or Rickie fans who would jump at the opportunity to own the same sticks their favourite player uses.”
– Ben Schomin

If you are looking for a full in-depth discussion with Ben on the irons be sure to check out our piece from when Rickie originally put them into play: GolfWRX Insider: Inside the development of Rickie Fowler’s Cobra irons

RF Proto technology and design

The set was designed around Rickie’s preferred 7-iron look with a square/straight topline from the longest iron to the pitching wedge, which is unique since most irons progress to a more rounded shape in the shorter irons.

The RF Protos feature a distinct sharp toe profile reminiscent of many classic blades and a zero offset look thanks to a “no-taper” hosel design.

The irons are produced through a two-stage forging process and then 100 percent CNC milled to the final shaping. The milling process alone takes over two and a half hours per iron head to produce the most precise geometry possible.

The final piece of the design is the tungsten weight positioned on the toe of the iron—just like Rickie’s gamers—to locate the center of gravity and deliver a superior feel.

Price, specs, and availability

The RF Proto irons are available in right hand only 4-pitching wedge and will retail for $2,499.

Sets can be pre-0rdered starting today January 25th, at Cobragolf.com with sets shipping out starting January 29th.

The limited-edition irons are shipped in a custom box, which celebrates the partnership between Fowler and Cobra, complete with a card of authenticity autographed by Rickie Fowler.

The standard set components are KBS C-Taper shafts with Golf Pride Align grips fitted with Cobra Connect powered by Arccos, but a full selection of custom shafts and grips and also available.

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Ryan Barath is a club-fitter & master club builder with more than 17 years of experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour players. He is the former Build Shop Manager & Social Media Coordinator for Modern Golf. He now works independently from his home shop and is a member of advisory panels to a select number of golf equipment manufacturers. You can find Ryan on Twitter and Instagram where he's always willing to chat golf, and share his passion for club building, course architecture and wedge grinding.

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  3. RG

    Jan 27, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Maybe these clubs are the reason he is ranked at 61 in the World Golf Rankings. Even he doesn’t currently have in play the 4 iron from this set in his bag.

  4. curt

    Jan 26, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    Great price for me and no lefty version Oh well i will stick with my sticks.

  5. August

    Jan 26, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    Why is no one questioning the lengths? Curious why they are stock over (from industry standard). Here it shows .5″ over and the website is showing .25″ over.

  6. freeze

    Jan 26, 2021 at 9:23 am

    They seem to working well for Rickie

  7. DB

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:36 am

    I love that these are milled, they look incredible. However… never thought I’d say this… the topline is way too thin. It just doesn’t inspire confidence. Doesn’t look right.

  8. Kevin

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:26 am

    Dang im a huge supporter of Cobra and i REALLY wanted a set of these. Also willing to pay a premium. Just not $2,500 PLUS tax. Where im at that would come out to $2,750. I was figuring $1,500-1,700 max would be acceptable. Guess ill just have to wait till mid-end of summer to pick some up second hand. Cobra missed the mark on these.
    Werent the copper plated MP-20s cheeper than this????

  9. TY

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:02 am

    What a steal, only $357 per club.

  10. jgpl001

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:33 am

    They do look gorgeous, but they are obviously brutal to play.
    I can punish myself adequately with a set of blade that cost $500, so no thanks Cobra

  11. Notafool

    Jan 25, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    At least buying the p7tw got you tigers specs and a model that won a major, by a guy whose won a ton of majors, and a few years at number one. . Rickie hasn’t won yet with these clubs and is dropping out of world top 100 by the look of it. You can buy Daniel Berger’s clubs like he does on eBay for under 300 bucks. Cobra missed huge on this. I’m sure some will buy them. but we will find them on eBay in a few months for a grand or Under Bc not even Rickie wants to play them. He switched out of them to play the amp cell from years ago.a fool and his money

    • Bill

      Jan 25, 2021 at 11:00 pm

      Agreed. Rickie is on his way out. This was a mistake on cobras part to charge a super miura premium for an rf stamping. You could literally get fit into miura for under this. Maybe cobra just trying to recoup time for 33 failed versions of the iron.

  12. Brandon

    Jan 25, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    Why did Rickie’s game fall off the face of the earth when he put these in play?

  13. Brian

    Jan 25, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Had me until $2,499

  14. TP

    Jan 25, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    Who is Rickie Fowler?

  15. AWW

    Jan 25, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    Based on the pictures, those offset numbers look wrong. Also, they are different from what is listed on the Cobra website.

  16. KP

    Jan 25, 2021 at 3:41 pm

    Haha…$2500 for a set of irons that Ricki used briefly last year, then quickly opted to swap them out for old gamer irons that were easier to hit. These blades look nice but brutal to play. He’s put them back in the bag for now (probably just to help Cobra get these irons to market), but my guess is they’ll be swapped out again soon.

  17. Rob Marsh

    Jan 25, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Must be the box making these worth $2500. I can’t wait to see who buys these clubs.

  18. Tom

    Jan 25, 2021 at 3:21 pm

    Lol….$2500 for these. Crazy.

  19. Risky Plan

    Jan 25, 2021 at 2:22 pm

    Just looking at the pics makes my fingers sting.

  20. T

    Jan 25, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Not sure these are worth $500 more than the Tiger irons, but I’m sure plenty of people will buy them.

    • Big GG

      Jan 26, 2021 at 5:38 am

      Thats because you have no idea what you are talking about. These irons are 100% milled. Tigers are not. The machining process is far more expensive than the forged process. The only thing milled on Tigers irons is the sole and grooves.

  21. Milo

    Jan 25, 2021 at 11:16 am

    These are delicious!!!

  22. BJ

    Jan 25, 2021 at 10:33 am

    Just don’t have room in my kitchen for these.

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