Friday, October 9, 2009
2009 Putters Buyer's Guide
|Taylormade Rossa TP
Key Feature: Designed by renowned puttermaker Kia Ma, each Rossa TP is CNC-milled to precise measurements for a pure feel and sound. The blade models also have six tungsten weights embedded in the heel, toe and rear regions of the putterhead.
What We Like: The midnight black finish is very sleek, and the feel is marvelous.
Who It’s For: Putter aficionados and Touring professionals.
Specs: Available in six models, from heel-toe blades to mallet designs.
taylormadegolf.com | $360
|Titleist Cameron Studio Select
Key Feature: Fine craftsmanship aside, these putters are milled from high-grade stainless steel and feature two fixed heel and toe weights for even better stability at impact.
What We Like: Feel and weight are two of the most important factors in putter design. Cameron seems to nail both variables perfectly every time.
Who It’s For: Purists who want more pronounced heel-toe weighting from one of the more traditional putter designs.
Specs: Eight models available.
titleist.com | $325
|Titleist Scotty Cameron Kombi
Key Feature: Scotty Cameron’s latest nontraditional mallet has a three-point weighting system for excellent balance and feel. Oh, yeah, it’s designed by Scotty Cameron. Need we say more?
What We Like: The three lengths (standard, mid and long) make it easy to choose the right putter for your style. Also, the milled Aircraft Aluminum combined with the red T-shaped alignment aid look fantastic together.
Who It’s For: Cameron enthusiasts who want a new mallet in their bag.
Specs: Available in three lengths.
Key Feature: A face-balanced, “scoop-back” player’s mallet with a double-bend shaft and the company’s C-Groove face design.
What We Like: The simplicity of the sightline and the smooth curves. And, of course, the chromium-plated C-Grooves that get the ball rolling fast.
Who It’s For: Tweeners who want the benefits that come from both a blade and a mallet design. Also, for those who prefer a double-bend shaft
configuration with their mallet.
Specs: 355g head, comes in RH and LH.
yesgolf.com | $220
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