The Nitty Gritty: Nike VRS Covert 2.0

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For a lot of you it’s cold outside and let’s be honest, golf isn’t on the forefront of your mind (unless you’re like me and you watch Golf Channel 24/7). So, for those of you who’ve been busy “battening down the hatches” due to the latest polar vortex, you may have missed something.  Nike has released their 2014 line of golf products.  I’ll do the best I can to weed out the high-tech wording and give you the details you need to know.  We’ve also compiled a list of videos (above) with our PGA Professionals explaining the product in great detail.  I’ll start by giving you a few remarks from a couple guys you may have heard of before.

“I loved it and put it in play right away” said Rory McIlroy. “Covert 2.0 is a little bit more forgiving, if you look at the tee marks (on the face of my driver) not all of them are in the middle. You have a little more off the toe and off the heel, so the added forgiveness helps with shot dispersion and increased ball speeds.”  Rory McIlroy struggled most of the season, switched to this product and returned to his dominating fashion.

Let’s hear from the number one player in the world, Tiger Woods, on the Nike golf clubs; “I also found a new Nike driver, VRS Covert 2.0 Tour, that I’m really excited about. I drove the ball a little further and definitely straighter than I have been all year.” The fact that the top athletes in the world are gushing over these products proves they are worth a look. Take a minute and discover what these clubs are all about.

Drivers

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VRS Covert 2.0 Tour Driver

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • 15% larger face area to generate maximum speed across a wider area.
  • New 460cc head shape.
  • FlexLoft adjustability. Adjust the loft from 8.5*-12.5*
  • Intended for 0-10 handicap.

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VRS Covert 2.0 Driver

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • 7% larger face with the enhanced NexCOR Face Technology.
  • FlexLoft adjustability. Adjust the loft from 8.5*-12.5*.
  • Mitsubishi Rayon Kuro Kage Graphite Shaft weighing 50 grams with a higher balance point than previous generations.

Fairway Woods

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VRS Covert 2.0 Tour Fairway Wood

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • New design reduces spin, creating a flatter trajectory and more distance.
  • FlexLoft adjustability. Adjust the loft on the #3 (13*-17*) and #5 (17*-21*).
  • Intended for 0-10 handicap.

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VRS Covert 2.0 Fairway Wood

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • Lower center-of-gravity to help launch the ball higher and reduce spin.
  • Lofts: #3  (15*) and #5 (19*).
  • Mitsubishi Rayon Kuro Kage Graphite Shaft weighing 60 grams with a higher balance point than previous generations.

Hybrids

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VRS Covert 2.0 Tour Hybrid

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • FlexLoft adjustability. Adjust the loft on the #3 (17*-21*) and #4 (21*-25*).
  • Intended for 0-10 handicap.

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VRS Covert 2.0 Hybrid

  • Fly-Brace Technology, which is a new high-speed cavity back design, for longer and straighter shots.
  • Larger head size on #2 and #3 hybrids for forgiveness.
  • Reduced head size on #4 and #5 hybrids for accuracy.
  • Lofts: #2 (17*), #3 (20*), #4 (23*) and #5 (26*).

Irons

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VRS Covert 2.0 Forged Irons

  • Forged iron for superior feel.
  • Deep undercut cavity back design for a higher trajectory and maximum forgiveness.
  • NexCOR face delivers fast ball speeds across the entire face.
  • Progressive sole design for a clean address and ideal turf interaction.
  • X3X grooves for superior consistency and maximum spin.
  • Available in  4-PW of 4-PW, AW.
  • Intended for 0-15 handicap.

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VRS Covert 2.0 Irons

  • Deep undercut cavity back design for a higher trajectory and maximum forgiveness.
  • NexCOR face and thinner sole delivers fast ball speeds across the entire face.
  • X3X grooves for superior consistency and maximum spin.
  • Available in  4-PW of 4-PW, AW.

Alan Unruh, PGA

Alan Unruh is a Class “A” member of the PGA of America, and holds PGA Certifications in General Management, Golf Operations and Player Development. With these certifications, he is among the 1% of PGA members that hold multiple PGA Certifications. He has a profound passion for the game of golf along with extensive experience and knowledge regarding planning and strategy for golf operations, rules of golf, tournament operations and golf swing fundamentals. Alan has also played a crucial role helping manage multiple high profile tournaments throughout his career including the USGA Women’s U.S. Open, PGA and LPGA Tour events, and multiple NCAA and AJGA events.

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