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Adams Unveils 2013 Speedline Drivers: Super S and Super LS

19 Jan
Adams Super LS

The Adams Super LS is the latest in a long line of drivers by Adams, a favorite among equipment enthusiasts.

One of the first new drivers I used in my rebirth as a golfer was an Adams Speedline 9032ls. I liked it a lot, found it to be a wonderful upgrade from the decade-old TaylorMade it was replacing, and it had an X-stiff shaft, which was closer to a proper fit than I’d had in the past. So, when the 2013 batch of Adams Speedline clubs starting arriving around the holidays, I was intrigued and had warm memories of my previous Adams clubs.

I haven’t had much time to put the new models to the test, but . The Super LS is positioned as the players model and the Super S is more forgiving for the higher handicapper. The 2013 line of Adams clubs includes Super LS and Super S drivers, fairway woods and of course, since this is Adams, hybrids.

Continue reading for slideshows of pictures of each of the new Adams offerings.

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Adams CMB Irons: A beautiful blend of precision, forgiveness

6 Jan

cmb

Adams sits in an interesting position in the world of golf equipment. Heralded by gear geeks as one of the most successful companies when it comes to producing one solid product after another for low handicappers, Adams features a full line of clubs. But to the general public, Adams has been pigeon-holed as a maker of game improvement sets featuring lots of hybrids.

Recently purchased by TaylorMade, which says it will use the Adams brand to build its reach with older golfers, fans of the Adams gear aimed at better players fear we’re near the end of the road.

The past few seasons have seen multiple players irons from Adams, ranging from super demanding to super forgiving. The release of the CMB irons was much ballyhooed, particularly because they come stock with the KBS C-Taper shafts, a shaft that generated as much buzz as an iron shaft has in years.

I was especially excited to put them into play as they promised to be the blend of forgiving players iron that has proven to be a growing segment but one with a big range on the demanding to playable spectrum. Continue reading