Today’s Golfer Magazine
What’s the best putter face to help you hole more? We tested this year’s most popular models on a Quintic Ball Roll system to find out.
Virtually every new putter launched comes with the promise of better roll. Whether the improvement comes from face grooves, a new insert or milling pattern, the designer’s intention is always to reduce the amount putts skid, impart more top spin and get putts rolling smoother, sooner. If they do that, they’re more likely to hole their line – and go in.
TaylorMade’s Spider Tour Red – used by Masters champion Sergio Garcia among other big-name tour players – sports 45-degree grooves on its insert. Odyssey’s O-Works ‘microhinge’ insert is said to redefine what golfers consider to be good roll; and Ping says its variable width and depth groove geometry adds consistency. We, like you, would love to know which putter actually rolls putts the best. It sounds like a simple test, but we soon realised there’s a lot more to it…
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WORDS – SIMON DADDOW, PICTURES – TOM CRITCHELL