Friday, October 9, 2009
2009 Putters Buyer's Guide
|Never Compromise GM2 Exchange
Key Feature: The option to adjust the head weight by up to 50 grams, making it easy to pick a putter that matches your stroke and desired feel.
What We Like: The aluminum-infused face insert produces a soft feel, and the adjustable weighting makes it easy to fix a faulty putting stroke.
Who It’s For: Tour pros are definitely using these putters, but it’s a safe bet every type of player will benefit from this kind of technology.
Specs: Blade and mallets available.
nevercompromise.com | $229
|Nickent Tour Milled
Key Feature: 100% milled, this putter also features an Alternative Groove face insert made of aluminum that not only enhances the sweet spot, but encourages a smoother, quicker forward roll.
What We Like: The black finish and classic shapes are stylish. The sound and feel is soft, yet responsive.
Who It’s For: Tour players have been tinkering with them already, but these putters were designed to perform well for any type of player.
Specs: Six models include heel-toe blade and mid-mallet designs.
nickentgolf.com | $249
| Nickent Pipe Dream
Key Feature: A heavy tungsten plug at the rear of the putter helps increase its MOI and reduces twisting at impact.
What We Like: Its 3D alignment cylinder “pipe” makes lining up putts a breeze. Its groove inserts alternate in size and depth so the putterface stays on the ball longer, creating a softer feel and less skid.
Who It’s For: Golfers who have trouble lining the ball up or who tend to put too much “skid” on their putts.
Specs: Comes in 3 different models and 4 shaft lengths (33, 34, 35, 36 inches).
nickentgolf.com | $149
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