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I am thinking about getting the Nike Covert irons, driver, and a hybrid.  I was curious to see if anyone has played them this year (especially the irons) and can give me any feedback.  I am also curious to know if there if a difference between the "performance"  driver (white face) and the "tour" (black face) drivers.

 

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by Teamanglerx View Post

I am thinking about getting the Nike Covert irons, driver, and a hybrid.  I was curious to see if anyone has played them this year (especially the irons) and can give me any feedback.  I am also curious to know if there if a difference between the "performance"  driver (white face) and the "tour" (black face) drivers.

 

Thanks!

 

I can't answer the iron question.  But I can answer the driver question. 

 

The Tour is a smaller head club and comes with a Kuro Kage Black instead of the regular which is a Kuro Kage Silver with a 460 head. I have the regular and really like the club.  I had a Cleveland DST and Callaway FTiQ prior to this and this club is lower spinning than both, and the adjustable loft gives me the ability to dial in the ball flight height. 

 

The net result is that with the Nike set to 10.5 degrees and in the closed position, I carry the drives as long as the Cleveland, which was a 1" longer club.  Because the Nike is shorter I hit the center of the face that much more often. 

post #3 of 15
I want the driver desperately!! Just need the price to come down lol
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I want the driver desperately!! Just need the price to come down lol

 

The prices just dropped a few days ago. http://www.golfsmith.com/search?s=covert

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Oh snap! Good to know! Thanks.
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post #7 of 15
That's a great write-up!
post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by Teamanglerx View Post

I am thinking about getting the Nike Covert irons, driver, and a hybrid.  I was curious to see if anyone has played them this year (especially the irons) and can give me any feedback.  I am also curious to know if there if a difference between the "performance"  driver (white face) and the "tour" (black face) drivers.

 

Thanks!

 

Have you been able to swing any clubs yet?

I was able to swing both the VRS and this year's COVERT 6i yesterday.  Despite the rave reviews on both I didn't care much for the feel at impact.  Something just didn't feel right.

Then I decided to try the AP1 6i... swooooooonnn   But I'm happy with my pro cavities for now

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Im in love with the Covert line.  Even if the technology really doesnt do anything special, it just looks so cool! 

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Funny this popped up, I was just looking for a forum on this!

 

I've just bought the Covert VR_s driver after testing 6-7 clubs and can tell you it's absolutely transformed my driving! I took it out for the first time last night and literally (apart from 1), missiled it down the fairway.

 

It's been a weak point of my game for a while and I'm really pleased that I can replicate the form on the course that I had in the testing session. Especially happy as I've got my first club competition on sunday.

 

Ultimately it depends on what driver you using at the moment as to the difference you'll see. I was using an old Yonex V-Mass with a 9 Degree loft, which was passed on to me and picked up the 10.5 degree VR_s (non-tour). I would highly recommend it and it also installs confidence with it's fantastic looks at address.

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Originally Posted by GaijinGolfer View Post

Im in love with the Covert line.  Even if the technology really doesnt do anything special, it just looks so cool! 

The covert dropped the spin rate for me a lot. I also hit this a lot better over my old 910 and when I tested the 913. Same for the 3 wood. The covert hybrid is my first hybrid so I can't really compare it to anything.
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The covert dropped the spin rate for me a lot. I also hit this a lot better over my old 910 and when I tested the 913. Same for the 3 wood. The covert hybrid is my first hybrid so I can't really compare it to anything.


Ive been watching them on Ebay and it seems like they are going for about $150 new right now.  I may pick one up this winter if the price is right.

post #13 of 15
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Thanks for the info.  With the prices dropping on the entire line it makes them more tempting.  I just didn't want to go out and spend a ton of money on hype.

post #14 of 15

Try Global Golf or Callaway preowned.  Global Golf is an authorized dealer and does have a great selection of new and used clubs.  You might save some bucks and get a mint condition driver in the specs you're looking for.

post #15 of 15
Global golf is awesome give it a go
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