A High Speed Cavity Back iron for maximum distance, control, and forgiveness
Building off successful innovation from the original VR_S franchise, Nike Golf creates a High Speed Cavity Back iron designed to maximize distance, control, and forgiveness.
The Nike VR_S Covert irons combine a sleek look with high performance technologies. Proprietary technology platforms include a High Speed Cavity Back and a NexCOR face.
The High Speed Cavity Back in the VR_S Covert irons allows athletes more distance and control with every shot. By incorporating this new hidden technology into its fastest lineup yet, Nike Golf engineers have been able to move the weight of the club to the corners, raising Moment of Inertia (MOI) to increase forgiveness and add even more distance to off-center shots.
The cavity back technology is hidden “covertly” giving the iron a sleeker look at address with the performance advantages of a highly forgiving distance iron. The VR_S Covert irons are Nike’s most versatile irons to date and will appeal to a very wide range of players.
A new variable added to the VR_S Covert irons to maximum distance is the incredibly thin 1.6mm sole thickness designed to heat up the face.
“Distance, control, and consistency are the keys to successful golf shots,” said Nike Golf Director of Club Creation, Tom Stites. “We combined a High Speed Cavity Back, NexCOR technology, and a dual bevel sole to maximize distance for every club in the bag. Golfers will notice positive improvements not only on crisp shots, but on off-center shots as well.”
The NexCOR face is designed to deliver faster ball speed and longer shots from a wider area of the face. NexCOR creates more speed at impact by employing variable face thickness that focuses on increasing the sweet spot not only in the center of the face, but also to the lower portion and towards the toe where most golfers are likely to make impact.
For the VR_S Covert irons, engineers have created a dual bevel sole, which allows the club to sit low to the golf ball and prevent digging. The sole makes a clean cut through the grass making interaction with the turf less disturbing to the golf shot.
The Nike VR_S Covert irons are part of the VR_S Covert family that includes the iconic Nike Cavity Back drivers, fairway woods, and hybrids -all available in golf stores throughout North America and Europe on February 8, 2013 and in the rest of the world starting on February 15, 2013.
High Speed Cavity Back NexCOR – The New Face of Speed
Nike VR_S Covert Irons
Availability: February 8, 2013
4-AW, True Temper Dynalite 90: S/R (RH/LH);
4-AW, Nike Kuro Kage Black 70: S, R, A (RH/LH)
Street Price: $699.99 Steel/$799.99 Graphite
About Nike Golf
Located at NIKE’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike Golf designs and markets golf equipment, apparel, balls, footwear, bags and accessories worldwide. Nike Golf is passionately dedicated to ushering in the future of this great sport by developing ground-breaking innovations that enable and inspire athletes to become better. For more information on Nike Golf, visit our Web site at www.nikegolf.com. To follow Nike Golf on Twitter visit www.twitter.com/nikegolf and to become a fan on Facebook go to www.facebook.com/nikegolf. To view Nike Golf videos subscribe to our You Tube channel at www.youtube.com/nikegolf. Editors and journalists in the U.S. seeking editorial information and downloadable images, visit www.nikegolf.com/presscenter. For international journalists, please contact Nike Golf's public relations representative in respective countries for information.
The Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite radically redefines speed on the road — ultra-lightweight and ultra-responsive. Its radical look is also the latest example of Nike’s long-term mission to transform the athletic landscape.
The Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite radically redefines speed on...
A fixed 2.4km loop at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza offers all the essential environmental criteria for Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese’s attempt at breaking the two-hour marathon barrier.
A fixed 2.4km loop at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza offer...
The #1 pick in the recent WNBA Draft and all-time leading scorer in NCAA women's basketball signs multiyear endorsement deal
The #1 pick in the recent WNBA Draft and all-time leading...
The Nike Air Huarache Huarache Ultra is available starting May 3 in...
Honoring AS Roma legend Francesco Totti, the individually numbered boots launch April 26 from Nike.com, the Pop-Up Totti X Roma store in Piazza San Lorenzo, Lucina and selected retailers from April 26.
Honoring AS Roma legend Francesco Totti, the individually...
Nineteen talented prospects officially join Nike Football’s athlete roster today.
Nineteen talented prospects officially join Nike Football...
Brett Drake, an architectural engineer from Cheyenne, Wyoming was honored at Nike World Headquarters.
Brett Drake, an architectural engineer from Cheyenne, Wyo...
On April 14, the brand held the 16th annual basketball showcase featuring top high school basketball players representing the All-American Boys and Girls, Global and Regional teams.
On April 14, the brand held the 16th annual basketball sh...
Ohio State safety Malik Hooker and Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer join the brand's elite family of athletes.
Ohio State safety Malik Hooker and Notre Dame quarterback...
Nike’s VP of Special Projects, Sandy Bodecker, shares why Breaking2 has the power to redefine the sport of running and more.
Nike’s VP of Special Projects, Sandy Bodecker, shares why...
Apple Watch NikeLab is available April 27 on nike.com, at NikeLab doors and at an Apple Tokyo pop-up.
Apple Watch NikeLab is available April 27 on nike.com, at...
The successful inaugural season included 288 girls and boys and concluded April 15 with the Mamba Challenge.
The successful inaugural season included 288 girls and bo...
The Detroit Lions have a bold new look, and they’re unveiling it tonight on Ford Field.
The Detroit Lions have a bold new look, and they’re unvei...