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2014 Hot List: Fairway Woods

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March 2014

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LISTED ALPHABETICALLY | (L) LOW-HANDICAPPER | (M) MIDDLE-HANDICAPPER

2014 Hotlist Fairway Woods: ADAMS TIGHT LIES

ADAMS TIGHT LIES/TIGHT LIES TOUR

STREET PRICE: $200/$230
LOFTS: 14, 16, 19, 22 for Tight Lies (shown); 14.5, 18 for Tight Lies Tour

TECH TALK: Slots in the crown and sole have a new cut-through design. This increases deflection all over the face, allowing for more ball speed and increased launch angle. The standard version has a shallower face height than the Tour version, which is more compact from heel to toe and front to back and launches lower with less spin.

PLAYER COMMENTS:
L: "The power in this club creeps up on you. Even mis-hits are straight and much longer than I deserve."
M: "I like the compact look, despite the slot. It sits tight and flush to the ground."

HOT: The lower-profile head is part of Adams' quest to make woods playable off the turf. You have to appreciate that.
NOT: Why make the crown slot bigger than it already was?

INFO: adamsgolf.com
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