In the market for a new 'short-stick' this year? The season may be well under way but there's no right or wrong time to have a look at new putters - especially if you're struggling to get it done on the greens.
We've all heard the saying 'drive for show, putt for dough' so take a look at some of the best putters available in 2018 and you could find yourself with a real score-saving weapon for your next outing.
Here's what we've come up with:
Odyssey O Works
Boasting 'Microhinge Face Insert Technology', the Odyssey O Works provides more topspin at impact which leads to an earlier, truer roll. If you find it difficult finding consistency with face-balanced mallets, one of these putters could be for you.
Here's Mark Crossfield's take on the O Works:
TaylorMade Spider Tour
The TaylorMade Spider Tour putter uses an ultra-high MOI (moment of inertia) shape for a more reliable roll to help hole those putts from close range.
Jason Day famously used this putter on his way to becoming world number one and was closely followed by Dustin Johnson who, of course, matched (and surpassed) Day's achievement by leading the men's game for quite some time.
If you're looking for a forgiving putter to help your game on the greens, this could be for you:
Scotty Cameron Select
We all know that Scotty Cameron's come with a hefty price-tag, and that probably rules many of us out of ever owning one, but it doesn't change the fact that the Select range is quite something.
The 2018 models feature an advanced multi-material construction with greater weight distribution and feel provided by the 303 stainless steel or 6061 aluminium face inlays.
Mark Crossfield's back with his thoughts on the 2018 Select range below:
Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin
Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin putters have additional alignment lines for golfers who have their eyes outside or inside the ball at address. With normalised ball speed across the face of these putters, off-centred strikes will react rather more predictably if you're slightly off when delivering through impact.
Get the lowdown with this review from Mark and Zak at Cleveland Golf:
Evnroll ER Series
Evnroll putters have a face milling pattern which they say helps provide 'progressive energy transfer'. As with the Cleveland TSI range, what this means to each of us in layman's terms is that off centre hits should roll virtually the same distance as those hit perfectly.
Here's Rick to talk you through his thoughts on the Evnroll putter:
Some real beauties in our list but which 'short-stick' are you currently using and, if you are looking for an upgrade, which of our 'best of' series would you like to bag for your next round? Let us know below:
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