IDEA TECH V3
STREET PRICE: $200
LOFTS: 17, 19, 22, 25, 29, 33
TECH TALK: A thin clubface and crown plus a 70-gram tungsten sole weight create a high-launching utility club with plenty of spring in the face. The four-way cambered sole helps reduce turf interaction, and the dual bounces on the sole (the head tapers in the front and back) make the club playable for golfers who sweep and those who take deep divots..
M: "The smaller head makes it look more like an iron, and it sounds like one, too. The ball really gets up in the air easily, yet it has a penetrating flight. I'm not a hybrid guy, but I'd put this one in my bag."
H: "This club is sweet. The black is classy, and the single white alignment line on the bottom of the face really does the trick. It's everything a hybrid should be."
HOT: Adams has succeeded in making a hybrid that looks sleek, small and playable yet launches the ball high with forgiveness.
NOT: The face angle looks set up for a fade, which can be intimidating for players fighting a slice.