Friday, March 19, 2010
2010 Buyer's Guide Putters
Choosing the right putter means first looking at what type of putting stroke you have
|Golf Tips Legend
Our picks for new technologies, hot trends and equipment standouts.
Check out all the putter goodness we’ve put together in 2010. And don’t forget to get fit.
|Adams a7 Select
Key Feature: A stainless-steel head with a milled face and a clear, yellow, urethane face insert for improved feel and perimeter weighting.
What We Like: They have a resounding feel. And dare we say, we like the splash of yellow color, both in the putterface and the grip. We like the mallet model, in particular.
Who It’s For: Fans of Adams equipment who also like the benefits of having a soft insert for a more muted feel.
Specs: There are four models: two Anser style, one blade and one mallet.
adamsgolf.com | $69
| Bettinardi BB32
Key Feature: A modern mallet with a classic pear-shaped profile, plus a spud neck with a double-bend shaft.
What We Like: The flange of this well-made putter is designed to achieve maximum perimeter weighting.
Who It’s For: Golfers appreciating quality craftsmanship who also want a single sight line for alignment.
Specs: Part of the 2010 BB Series, which also includes four blades. Each is plated with a rich-looking, durable black nickel finish. This model is 35 inches long and weighs 345 grams.
bettinardigolf.com | $265
|Cleveland Classic BRZ
Key Feature: The copper-infused face insert makes for a soft, responsive feel.
What We Like: The heel-toe weighting on this stainless-steel model limits twisting on off-center hits, so all putts across the face roll straight. We love the coppery-bronze finish!
Who It’s For: Golfers who want a classic-shaped, value putter that feels awesome. It comes with an oil-treated cloth that prevents oxidation.
Specs: Four models are offered in this series, each finished in bronze PVD to minimize glare.
clevelandgolf.com | $89
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