ADAMS SPEEDLINE FAST 12 DRIVER
The long shaft makes it a bit tougher to hit square, the large face makes off-center hits come off a bit more fast. Though not quite as long as some other fairway woods on the market, this shaft is very long, bordering on what you would have found in a driver a dozen years ago. It remains to be seen if their sale to TaylorMade-Adidas helps or hurts the company, but in recent years Adams has been putting out some of the best woods in golf, and this year seems to be no different. When a golf ball flies through the air, a small space pocket of turbulence trails the ball. Volume Three Hundred Fifteen. I rarely play a fairway wood from the rough instead opting for my 2-hybrid , but for the sake of science I bit the bullet and tried a few with the Fast
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Adams Speedline Fast 12 Fairway Wood Review (Clubs, Review) – The Sand Trap
I can only imagine what it would have been like with a livelier shaft. I rarely play a fairway wood from the rough instead opting for my 2-hybridbut for the sake of science I bit the bullet and tried a few with the Fast I obviously cannot say for sure it is because of the Velocity Slots, but the face is hot. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The deep face actually made the club plenty easy from tall grass, but the shaft is simply too big and contact was too unpredictable.
It remains to be seen if their sale to TaylorMade-Adidas helps or hurts the company, but in recent years Adams has been putting out some of the best woods in golf, and this year seems to be no different. They have feature after feature designed specifically to speedlin golfers the most distance, not only on-center strikes but on off-center hits as well.
Though the face does indeed have bounce and roll, the black finish makes zdams look very angular, and you get the allusion of increased loft.
They say that the improved slot enhances launch conditions for more carry and greater distance. When you look down at the club at address, it sets up nicely behind the ball.
Speed Coat is supposed to do the same thing. Again derived from the dimples of a golf ball, Speed Coat is a roughened coating on the exterior of the shaft. Performance Like many of the new generation of fairway metals on the market, the Speedline Fast 12 is made for the tee box. We take a look at one of the hottest fairway woods on the market. That changed last year. From the tee box, the best approach I developed is to just treat it like a driver.
Though the clubhead is noticeable larger than fairways woods of old, it retains the unmistakable look of a wood. Similar to hitting a driver off the deck, I found it easier to come slightly over the top and hit a fade. The sole of the club and the face are black with silver and blue accents, the crown is silver.
Adams Speedline Fast 12 LS Driver – Golfalot
But if you need something to hit the ball mammoth distances, a club to replace your driver on a day when your swing is a little wonky, and a club that gets the ball in the air, look no further. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Design and Technology When Adams introduced the Speedline series of woods a few years ago, they promised increased distance through improved aerodynamics. The Graffaloy ProLaunch Blue shaft is also designed to be faster than ever.
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Lastly, and maybe most importantly, despite its size this club is extremely fazt. The long shaft and large head are perfectly suited speerline shape the ball all over the place from the tee, but I found it troublesome to work the ball from the fairway, and workability was nonexistent from the rough.
It also comes with the Adams Tour Elite Plus grip, which is, in my opinion, one of the best stock grips you will find.
Adams Speedline Fast 12 LS Driver
If you are looking to keep the ball under the wind and bend it like Bubba, again, this might not be the club for you. The head cover is a breeze to take off but the structured upper section makes putting it back on a bit trickier. With features such as second-generation Velocity Slot Technology which includes a slot within a slotSpeed Coat design of the shaft, and Speedline aerodynamic design, Adams is not short on innovation.
Adams has built a fairway wood that is very stable through the shot, one that rockets the ball off the face, and one that retails for a very fair price. Simplistically speaking, dimples on a golf ball focus that turbulence directly behind the golf ball.
It plays, if anything, slightly stiffer than I expected it to, but that fits the profile of this club.
I was able to hoist the ball into the air surprisingly well, but that was also part of the problem.
The feel is spectacular.