Cobra expands wedge lineup with raw Snakebite and Snakebite-X options

2024 raw snakebite wedge

Cobra's new Snakebite raw wedges.

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With the continued success of their Snakebite wedges, Cobra Golf is drawing on history to offer a new glare-resistant raw finish, in all three of their grind options. They’re also adding additional loft options to their game improvement Snakebite-X line.

“We have a longstanding tradition of producing raw wedges, a legacy that traces back to Phil Rodgers, who created the original Trusty Rusty for Cobra Golf,” said Chad DeHart, a Sr. Product Line Manager at Cobra. “This non-plated wedge offers a softer feel, Tour-inspired aesthetics, and delivers the performance golfers look for in all playing conditions.”

Snakebite tech refresh

Cobra’s Snakebite wedges offer a traditional teardrop shape and are offered in multiple loft and bounce combinations to help golfers find the best options to suit their short game and approach needs.

The Snakebite name comes from the groove design intended to deliver the most aggressive groove possible for performance on every shot, which is also why the groove geometry varies through the loft options.

cobra snakebite grooves
Cobra’s Snakebite grooves Cobra Golf

The 48- to 54-degree lofts use an optimized traditional groove design that is deep and narrower to help channel moisture and debris away from the impact area as quickly as possible. On the other hand, the 56- to 60-degree lofts feature full-face grooves that are wider and more shallow to maximize spin on shots hit at a lower speed and with a more open-face angle.

Cobra Snakebite Custom Wedge

Designed with our most aggressive groove to date, SNAKEBITE Wedges deliver superior control and the BITE your game has been missing SNAKEBITE GROOVES. MORE SPIN. Maximize spin and performance in any conditions with the ultra-precise CNC Milled SNAKEBITE grooves that are 11% deeper and feature 40% sharper edges. TOP NOTCH VERSATILITY Overcome the most daunting lies with a versatile notch design that moves our classic COBRA notch towards the heel (58° & 60°) for improved clubhead delivery through any turf or sand conditions. SUPERIOR SPIN PERFORMANCE SNAKEBITE Wedges feature full face grooves that provide superior spin performance on those shots that live out on the toe. (Only available in 56,58,60 degree options)
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Snakebite grind options

The three grind options are versatile, classic, and wide low. The versatile is designed to work best in medium to firm conditions for golfers who like to manipulate the face angle. The classic is a great all-around option, especially for players who tend to take larger divots, and the wide-low grind offers (as the name suggests) a wide sole, but with lower bounce making it great for softer conditions and out of the sand.


Cobra snakebite X wedges
Cobra Snakebite-X wedges Cobra Golf

The game improvement Snakebite-X wedges — which feature a cavity back design and soft TPU insert to fine-tune sound and feel — offer full face grooves for extra spin around the entire face. The new lofts of 50, 54, and 60 degrees bring the total loft options to seven ranging, from 48 to 60 degrees in two-degree increments.

Price and availability

The Snakebite raw wedges are available now and priced at $179 with KBS Hi-Rev2.0 steel shafts, while the Snakebite-X is priced at $159 and comes with a KBS Max 85. Both options come in standard and one-length varieties.

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Ryan Barath Editor

Ryan Barath is GOLF Magazine and’s senior editor for equipment. He has an extensive club-fitting and -building background with more than 20 years of experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour players. Before joining the staff, he was the lead content strategist for Tour Experience Golf, in Toronto, Canada.