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When does Bettinardi update the hive tour putters?

cyanide814cyanide814 Members Posts: 11
Is it at random, or do they have a specific date? Is there some type of mailing list or membership I'm not aware of? I just want to have a chance to buy one before they get sold out if one ever peaks my interest.

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  • nova6868nova6868 Members Posts: 4,757 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited Jul 27, 2018 #2
    I don't know. I am on their mailing list. I get an e-mail about the release, click on it immediately, and they're already sold out by that point.



    They must be offering them to collectors or something before they even post them online. I know some people were upset with Betti a while back because they were supposedly prioritizing the Asian market, maybe it has something to do with that. I'm just guessing obviously.
  • CDMCDM Members Posts: 1,858 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I agree.... just gave up trying (looking more like it) because there are gone instantly. Similar to SC, but honestly worse. I can recall be on his website, hitting the F5 key and nothing, nothing, nothing...them BAM there majically there BUT already sold out??
  • burns9304burns9304 Members Posts: 355 ✭✭✭✭
    every other Thursday at 1000 CST is the standard Hive release time
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  • devey07devey07 Members Posts: 995 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Bettinardi releases 10 putters every other Thursday at 10:00 AM CST ... last week they were sold out by 10:10 ... they also do other cool stuff.. ball markers, putter covers, etc. on major weeks, they do their releases on tuesdays.
  • gsrjcgsrjc TOC Members Posts: 1,550 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    As mentioned 10 CST. They do sent out an email reminder about an hour before and they sell out quick so you have to be on top of it. Or you can just go visit the Hive and have them make you a custom one or choose from their vault. I visited and it was a great experience and got one of their custom skulls and bones putter from the vault.
  • OveezyOveezy Members Posts: 161 ✭✭✭
    edited Jul 29, 2018 #7
    A BBzero Dass would be nice
  • TheRavenTheRaven Members Posts: 93 ✭✭✭
    edited Jul 31, 2018 #8
    Their hive putters are so nice, but way out of my price range. I should start putting my skins winning aside and start a putter fund.



    Now that I'm thinking about it, do people game these Hive putters or do they just collect them?
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    3h: Ping G20 20°
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  • 976-Evil976-Evil Hacker Extraordinaire Members Posts: 214 ✭✭✭
    Next Thursday should be the next one yeah?

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  • me05501me05501 Members Posts: 412 ✭✭
    TheRaven wrote:


    Their hive putters are so nice, but way out of my price range. I should start putting my skins winning aside and start a putter fund.



    Now that I'm thinking about it, do people game these Hive putters or do they just collect them?




    Uh...if you're winning skins now why would you want a different putter??
  • 976-Evil976-Evil Hacker Extraordinaire Members Posts: 214 ✭✭✭
    ^ he makes an excellent point. And I think most of those guys buy them to collect. That seems to be what I've seen anyway.

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    TM M2 3W - 15* - Aldila 125 MST 60
    TM Rescue 2 - 16* - LM stiff
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    Vokey SM5 - 56/60
    TM Ardmore 3

  • Optimus-ParOptimus-Par Transform, and roll putts. Members Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭✭
    The Betti Facebook page said there is going to be a release this coming Tuesday.
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  • burns9304burns9304 Members Posts: 355 ✭✭✭✭
    The Betti Facebook page said there is going to be a release this coming Tuesday.


    They do Hive releases on Tuesday during major weeks. Since the PGA is next week, that makes sense.
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  • TheRavenTheRaven Members Posts: 93 ✭✭✭
    me05501 wrote:

    TheRaven wrote:


    Their hive putters are so nice, but way out of my price range. I should start putting my skins winning aside and start a putter fund.



    Now that I'm thinking about it, do people game these Hive putters or do they just collect them?




    Uh...if you're winning skins now why would you want a different putter??




    Good point. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
    Driver: Ping G25 10.5°
    4w: Ping G25 16.5°
    3h: Ping G20 20°
    4i-U: Ping i5
    Wedges: Ping Glide 54° & 58°
    Putter: Ping Anser Remake BeNi / Anser TR1966 / Ping Ketsch Cadence TR Heavy
    Ball: Snell MTB Black
  • OveezyOveezy Members Posts: 161 ✭✭✭
    Every time I look it is all sold out!!! 🙁
  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers Posts: 27,898 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Most likely sold out before they post them. Just a clever advertisement scheme.

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  • LowDimeLowDime Members Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    they are not sold out before they post. I have been able to get 1 and had a chance again last release but they didn't have anything that peaked my intrest

  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers Posts: 27,898 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    @LowDime said:
    they are not sold out before they post. I have been able to get 1 and had a chance again last release but they didn't have anything that peaked my intrest

    Any tips to how to be successful? Is it a sniper program or something you use ? I literally click on a putter and before you can checkout it’s gone. Every time. Granted each release doesn’t include a stick I want. But for instance the longneck half moon or QB 6 with a fit face is hard to find. Each time they pop up. Poof. Gone in seconds.

    Ping G410  11.2* Tensei pro OrangeV2 proto 70TX 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  4-PW   Modus 130X 
    Ping Glide Forged  50  54 60 s400
    Spider X Tour Armlock.  42 inch with jumbo max 17 inch  grip.   


  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers Posts: 27,898 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Lol. All jazzed up for today’s release. But eh.... only that 3 step jam is even close to special. Ugh.

    Ping G410  11.2* Tensei pro OrangeV2 proto 70TX 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  4-PW   Modus 130X 
    Ping Glide Forged  50  54 60 s400
    Spider X Tour Armlock.  42 inch with jumbo max 17 inch  grip.   


  • LowDimeLowDime Members Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    @bladehunter said:

    @LowDime said:
    they are not sold out before they post. I have been able to get 1 and had a chance again last release but they didn't have anything that peaked my intrest

    Any tips to how to be successful? Is it a sniper program or something you use ? I literally click on a putter and before you can checkout it’s gone. Every time. Granted each release doesn’t include a stick I want. But for instance the longneck half moon or QB 6 with a fit face is hard to find. Each time they pop up. Poof. Gone in seconds.

    Really just be ready have your account already set up and credit card info saved so that you can click through quickly, i was just on for this week and all 5 are still available...

  • LowDimeLowDime Members Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    If i didnt buy the FCB skull and cross bones i would pick up one of the BB1 flow necks

  • WindyCitySPNWindyCitySPN Members Posts: 949 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have purchased multiple putters online from hive releases. They just go quick bc there is high demand for a small amount of putters.

  • Puma74Puma74 Members Posts: 76 ✭✭✭

    Overpriced but always seems to sell out instantly. To each his own, I guess.

  • BettinardiGolfBettinardiGolf Sponsors Posts: 110 ✭✭✭

    Thank you for inquiring about the Hive here! The typical release schedule for Hive/Tour putters is every two weeks. Often times, Major themed releases take place on Tuesday's before the tournament starts. We also have themed holiday releases and rare limited/surprise releases that pop up from time to time. Also released in the Hive are the four limited-run putters and themed products, i.e., the Tiki, a special Military inspired putter over Memorial Day, a Summer and Fall themed release.
    Staying in the know: Follow @BettinardiGolf on Social Media! Especially Instagram/Instagram Stories for secret pop-up releases at any time! Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter for Hive release alerts 1 hour before release time.

    *The Hive is first come, first served and are our most limited, rare, Tour only putters and product, and the demand is extremely high which often leads to items selling out very quickly! Our Hive concierge is always here to help with questions and or helping locate a similar putter through our custom putters program as well if you find you're not lucky in attaining a Bettinardi Hive putter on a release day.

  • FlashinLeatherFlashinLeather Members Posts: 123 ✭✭✭

    Check their Instagram in the week prior to the release. They show everything that they will have available in the Hive. If you log in at 10 a.m. central you should be able to quickly scoop up anything you want. At 10:05 that might not be the case. The 4 putters they had this week were available for awhile after the release - maybe till 10:30ish.

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  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers Posts: 27,898 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    @FlashinLeather said:
    Check their Instagram in the week prior to the release. They show everything that they will have available in the Hive. If you log in at 10 a.m. central you should be able to quickly scoop up anything you want. At 10:05 that might not be the case. The 4 putters they had this week were available for awhile after the release - maybe till 10:30ish.

    I guess that’s why I feel so behind. I’m not a Twitter , facebooker or instagram chatter. I’ll try to check Instagram from now on if it will let me look. I much prefer the releases with variety. Today’s with all the same theme , options etc just didn’t do it for me. But hey. Different strokes as they say.

    Ping G410  11.2* Tensei pro OrangeV2 proto 70TX 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  4-PW   Modus 130X 
    Ping Glide Forged  50  54 60 s400
    Spider X Tour Armlock.  42 inch with jumbo max 17 inch  grip.   


  • DFW SnowmanDFW Snowman Members Posts: 172 ✭✭✭

    I only joined Instagram to get access to various golf-related limited release items. I don't follow anything else on there or post much at all except for whatever I was able to get during a limited release.

    Compared to other limited run releases, the non-major Hive items are pretty easy to get if you're on the site at 10am. They don't sell out in seconds or nanoseconds like some other places. The sub $1k putters do tend to sell pretty quickly, but it's nice they have putters in that price range.

  • DGord10DGord10 ClubWRX Posts: 68 ClubWRX

    Following Bettinardi is what finally got me to join Instagram (still not Twitter though). However, realized there is a lot of other great golf stuff on Instagram so glad I did.

    You should sign up - Bettinardi is great about posting in advance of releases - you will get to see a bunch of previews of what is coming.

    @bladehunter said:

    @FlashinLeather said:
    Check their Instagram in the week prior to the release. They show everything that they will have available in the Hive. If you log in at 10 a.m. central you should be able to quickly scoop up anything you want. At 10:05 that might not be the case. The 4 putters they had this week were available for awhile after the release - maybe till 10:30ish.

    I guess that’s why I feel so behind. I’m not a Twitter , facebooker or instagram chatter. I’ll try to check Instagram from now on if it will let me look. I much prefer the releases with variety. Today’s with all the same theme , options etc just didn’t do it for me. But hey. Different strokes as they say.

  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers Posts: 27,898 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited Sep 9, 2019 1:59pm #29

    @DGord10 said:
    Following Bettinardi is what finally got me to join Instagram (still not Twitter though). However, realized there is a lot of other great golf stuff on Instagram so glad I did.

    You should sign up - Bettinardi is great about posting in advance of releases - you will get to see a bunch of previews of what is coming.

    @bladehunter said:

    @FlashinLeather said:
    Check their Instagram in the week prior to the release. They show everything that they will have available in the Hive. If you log in at 10 a.m. central you should be able to quickly scoop up anything you want. At 10:05 that might not be the case. The 4 putters they had this week were available for awhile after the release - maybe till 10:30ish.

    I guess that’s why I feel so behind. I’m not a Twitter , facebooker or instagram chatter. I’ll try to check Instagram from now on if it will let me look. I much prefer the releases with variety. Today’s with all the same theme , options etc just didn’t do it for me. But hey. Different strokes as they say.

    Trying to holdout. Somehow I feel like being one of the few souls not ever owned by Zuckerburg might come in handy one day. Lol.

    In all seriousness. I’m kind of done there. Last time I tried to buy a betti custom. I called. Got someone in the shop who instructed me to call tour stock putters. I did. Called and within 3 days something happened and that guy was booted or something and shut down. I didn’t buy then and I had $2500 burning a hole in my pocket then. Similar this time. Hawking the hive release and two times all sold in seconds. Then this week they release some uglies that don’t sell out after 3 hours. Just doesn’t seem meant to be. It’s a shame because I love the headcover releases and looks of the work etc. I’ve owned several tour stock sticks. Just never the perfect one and always second handed. Buying a new one has been quite difficult. And I really have no idea why .

    Ping G410  11.2* Tensei pro OrangeV2 proto 70TX 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  4-PW   Modus 130X 
    Ping Glide Forged  50  54 60 s400
    Spider X Tour Armlock.  42 inch with jumbo max 17 inch  grip.   


  • DGord10DGord10 ClubWRX Posts: 68 ClubWRX

    Sorry to hear about your past efforts - sounds like bad timing when they were moving away from having a third party distributor to direct sells and things got a bit confused. My experiences only go back about 16 months and have been first rate in every way - both in person (fittings and visits) and through email. What they can achieve with a custom is first rate and will blow you away for sure. If you still have $2500 to spend, send an email or fill out the contact form under the customs page on their website and I bet they will be in touch pretty quickly. The online releases for putters are like catching lightening in a bottle as many of the putters usually sell out in seconds. If you can visit in person that is even better as they typically have a few dozen beautiful Hive putters available to see in person and purchase.

    @bladehunter said:

    @DGord10 said:
    Following Bettinardi is what finally got me to join Instagram (still not Twitter though). However, realized there is a lot of other great golf stuff on Instagram so glad I did.

    You should sign up - Bettinardi is great about posting in advance of releases - you will get to see a bunch of previews of what is coming.

    @bladehunter said:

    @FlashinLeather said:
    Check their Instagram in the week prior to the release. They show everything that they will have available in the Hive. If you log in at 10 a.m. central you should be able to quickly scoop up anything you want. At 10:05 that might not be the case. The 4 putters they had this week were available for awhile after the release - maybe till 10:30ish.

    I guess that’s why I feel so behind. I’m not a Twitter , facebooker or instagram chatter. I’ll try to check Instagram from now on if it will let me look. I much prefer the releases with variety. Today’s with all the same theme , options etc just didn’t do it for me. But hey. Different strokes as they say.

    Trying to holdout. Somehow I feel like being one of the few souls not ever owned by Zuckerburg might come in handy one day. Lol.

    In all seriousness. I’m kind of done there. Last time I tried to buy a betti custom. I called. Got someone in the shop who instructed me to call tour stock putters. I did. Called and within 3 days something happened and that guy was booted or something and shut down. I didn’t buy then and I had $2500 burning a hole in my pocket then. Similar this time. Hawking the hive release and two times all sold in seconds. Then this week they release some uglies that don’t sell out after 3 hours. Just doesn’t seem meant to be. It’s a shame because I love the headcover releases and looks of the work etc. I’ve owned several tour stock sticks. Just never the perfect one and always second handed. Buying a new one has been quite difficult. And I really have no idea why .

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