Adams Super LS Driver

Below are photos and tech specs of Adams new drivers, fairways woods and irons for 2013. The  products are available in two versions — LS and S.

According to Mike Fox, director of product line management for Adams Golf, the LS is Adam’s premium line, which features all of Adams cutting edge technology and targets better golfers. The S line targets golfers looking for game-improving equipment and more modest price points.

Click here for more photos and discussion about the drivers, woods and irons in the “Tour/Pre-release equipment” forum. 

Tech Specs: Adams Speedline Super LS Driver (Retail: $399)

  • Offers a mid-launch and low spin (lower launching and lower spinning than Adams’ previous driver, the Fast 12)
  • 1 degree of of adjustability
  • VST (a slot in the sole), which increases ball speed on mishits and allows for a more optimally placed CG
  • “Real deal” Mitsubishi Rayon KuroKage stock shaft
  • Matte white crown with Black PVD face

“The VST (slot) is not the same depth the whole way through,” Fox said. “It’s deeper in the heel and in the toe, where you need more speed.In the center, it’s not as deep, because the speed is already maxed there.”

Tech Specs: Adams Speedline Super S Driver (Retail: $299)

  • One 460cc head that offers three different loft combinations
  • High launch with low spin
  • VST
  • “Real deal” Matrix Radix S 60 stock shaft
  • Matte white crown with Black PVD face

Comparison Photos

Super LS (left), Super S (right)

Tech Specs: Adams Speedline Super LS Fairway Woods (Retail: $299)

  • 1 degree of loft adjustability
  • Titanium crown and face, stainless steel sole and VST
  • 16 tunable settings: An included spacer fits in the hosel and allows for 0.5 inches of length to be added to the shaft
  • A lighter-weight swing-weight screw is also included with purchase, which will keep the swing weight at D2 when the length is extended
  • “Real deal” Mitsuibishi Rayon KuroKage stock shaft
  • Matte white crown with Black PVD face



Tech Specs: Adams Speedline Super S Fairway Woods (Retail: $199)

  • Cut-through VST
  • Refined cut slot creates a higher launch angle without increasing spin
  • Matrix Ozik Radix S stock shaft
  • Matte white crown with Black PVD face



Tech Specs: Adams Idea Super S Irons (Retail: $699)

  • 3-PW set includes “real deal” Adams Ideas Super S Hybrids to replace the 3 and 4 irons
  • Hybrid-inspired irons are “half hallow” on the inside, which allowed engineers to lower cg for high launch
  • Low profile and fast faces for distance and forgiveness
  • KBS 90 stock iron shafts

*The Adams Idea Super LS Hybrids irons will offered with the Super S irons for a $400 up-charge.

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  1. Have had Adams super s driver for one week, 2 rounds. Gaming a reg flex for my 92-96 ss. Am 64 years old.
    The reg. flex when put on a frequency/flex machine tests out more like a stiff, and so felt a bit boardy, but only at first. The bad: when set for 9.5 degrees the face is 2 degrees open–a slice machine. The good: the slot technology contributes to a very hot face, and the shaft is quite stable.And if I had about a 5 mph faster ss it would probably be a premium quality, perfect shaft. On the course, about a 3rd of my drives 250-265 with roll out, but too many left right, so had to close the face–which raises loft. But a lovely boring trajectory when you get it right. And even on launch monitor inside, better distance with this than anything else I demo-ed. But with raised loft had to hit with a slightly lower sweep; than usual. In fact, had to use a slightly different swing than anything else in my bag–not a good thing. But with practice, draws and fades can be hit. In fact at 10.5 this seems to want to hit a power fade. Draws require more effort than say the two new Taylormade drivers. Jury’s still out. These things have come down in price. By all means give this a try, but it may take a bit more practice to get it right than other clubs out there.

  2. All I have to say is these clubs are smoking hot! Didn’t like white heads at first, but after gaming them, don’t even care how they look! The ball comes off the face like a rocket! Especially the hybrid and 3wood!

  3. I actually like them. It’s personal preference I guess, but I like the slot near the face too. I think there are benefits to be had. It just stands to be seen whether they start treating Adams as a secondary line thus taking away features so they don’t cannibalize the rocketballz sales. I think a big reason they bought them is probably for the slot tech that is also present in the rocketballz fairway and hybrids.

  4. I think they look great and having demo’d one the super s I ordered one on the way. So tired of all these whiney old classic lovers that want a store wall to have nothing but a sea of black heads with no colour no variance in style etc.
    Ps did you complaining fogeys know that steel spikes are no longer in fashion lol

  5. Am I wrong or do the specs list all these clubs with wood shafts? .335 will be super soft tips hitting the ball straight up in the air. I hope for Adams sake they didn’t do that. I am thinking it is a typo but club companies have done dumber stuff before.

  6. So now we have an iron set with 3 degrees gap between clubs for a handicap group where 3 degree gap between clubs will in 90% of the shots mean less than a 7 yards diff between clubs, leaving a 16 degree gap at the bottom end of the club, where it has been proven by all the top teachers in the world, improve the short game, including bunker play will drop your score by 20 to 25 percent, so we keep a 4 degree gap from the PW to end up with a 60 degree lob, that if well practiced is a fantastic club for bunkers around the green, and we add 4 more clubs to the set, a 48, 52, 56 and 60. Or what is the logic?? Do club makers play the game? Why not start to build a set for mid to high handicaps, starting at the scoring end of the set? Taylormade will most likely take my idea and call it Rocket Scores.

  7. Another great club maker who had great products with a unique brand and identity completely F…k up by TM. I am glad I sold my CMB and MB2 irons and went back to Mizuno. I still have A12 hybrid that is great, but now Adams like TM will have no resale value, so we are left with TM, Titleist, Cleveland, Callaway and Mizuno. But I suppose Barney Adams will just start another business and sell out to Taylormade for the 3rd time,

  8. Doesn’t look at all like the TM to me. I like the top graphics. Subtle. I usually look at the ball I’m going to hit not the clubhead. I do play every so often with some guys who like to see there own reflection off the finish. They are not my favorite partners.

  9. Don’t get the graphics on the crown….. Don’t like the graphics on the crown……. Maybe the graphics make the ball speed faster… or helps hit the ball straighter and longer…..RIGHT!!! Guess I’ll stick with the 9064 LS

  10. Hit everything but the irons yesterday and I love not only the playability but the color. The hybrid has a heavier head than I’m used to, but it is so solid. Check them out

  11. I got to hit both new drivers over the weekend – very solid. The performed as well as anything else I’ve hit this year. Felt good and the ball flew very well. They didn’t have the new hybrids – that’s what I wanted to hit more than the drivers.

  12. Why do we need a draw version? Why not just learn that the big golf cliche that swinging from the inside is true? and that swinging the club even more from the inside causes a draw.

  13. I’m still using your Speedline 10 Driver modified with an Aldila DVS shaft which really has the pop I like off of the tee. The reason I’m telling you this is because as much as I like your clubs and look forward to purchasing a new model, you always seem to do something ridiculous like silver crowns or now Speedline across the top. A simple all white or all black with the small “S” for alignment would be so much more. Please, I do not want to see Speedline at address. For what it’s worth, let’s advertise on the bottom.

  14. Any reason my post was pulled? Graphics on the crown are awful, there’s no need for them. Poll the public and see how many would prefer crowns devoid of any graphics.

  15. I don’t understand the fuss over the graphics on the crown. In looking at the face, and also the bottom of all the clubs they look nothing like TMAG equipment. It is only their attempt reach a YOUNGER clientele. If the game of golf is ever to grow, it must move past its haughty image.

    • Agreed! I wonder if some of the golfers who don’t care for the new look with graphics on the clubhead would enjoy the old persimmon headed drivers:)? Would the ring lines of the persimmon wood be too busy? The deep cherry red of the wood would be too much no doubt. Too red!

  16. WTF … this is why I hate when good small companies (in any industry) get bought by big marketing machines. Awful. I’ve tried many of the Speedline drivers and still like the original one the best. Classic looking and got the job done.