Best custom putter for the money ?

HITMAN67HITMAN67 Members Posts: 72 ✭✭
Hello,

I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0.

My budget is around $400~$500.

There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.

Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.



Thank You!
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  • OpinderOpinder Banned Posts: 422
    edited Oct 7, 2018 #2
    Looking good putter cheap and yourself make custom a putter.



    My putter build custom.



    - Never Compromise Sub 30 D3 for used $50

    - Aluminum insert

    - pistol putter GP new $30

    - black shaft Apollo PVD putter $14.99 with shipping $15



    It's good putter used than new expensive
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  • FlyOverFlyOver Members Posts: 318 ✭✭
    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Hello,

    I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0[color="#000000"].[/color]

    [color="#000000"]My budget is around $400~$500.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.[/color]



    [color="#000000"]Thank You![/color]




    Save up more and get yourself the real deal.
    Taylormade M6 9.0 loft-GD AD IZ 7S shaft
    Taylormade M5 Rocket 3W-Tensei Orange X-stiff shaft
    Titleist 818 H2 Hybrid-Tensei Blue stiff 19*
    Honma TW 747v forged 4-10 irons-Modus 105 stiff shafts
    Titleist Vokey SM6 50* F Grind
    Mack Daddy 4 54* C Grind
    Mack Daddy 4 58* C Grind
    Titleist Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport modified center shaft putter
    Titleist yellow AVX ball or yellow ProV1X 
  • benno_rbenno_r Members Posts: 748 ✭✭
    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Hello,

    I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0.

    My budget is around $400~$500.

    There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.

    Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.



    Thank You!




    With the Aussie dollar going down the toilet you'll get something great from Lajosi for that price.
    Mizuno MP Type 2 - ADTP 6s
    Taylormade M2 - ADDI 7s
    FLY-Z XL 19 - Attas 105HS
    FLY-Z XL 22 - Attas 105HS
    Ping G30 5-GW
    GrindWorks 54/58
    Edel / Lajosi / Ping / Xenon / Odyssey / Black Lab on rotation
  • LionGolferLionGolfer Members Posts: 1,289 ✭✭
    Go lajosi. It's a healthy budget with Kari and you get very good work.
    Drivers : Crazy435COAAngel5-GTD455Crazy9-ItoboriCrazy9Dia-ProceedIXCOABurningAngel
    UTs : Itobori-ModartMA01H-ProceedTi-PXG 317
    Irons : GrindStudioProto-ModartCBC-PXG311T-RoddioMeisterM
    Wedges : GrindStudio-Modart-Orion
    Putters : ArGolf-Benock-BPutters-Kitada-Machine-Masda-Nead-PXG-Slighter-Xenon
  • Dr.FrankenputzDr.Frankenputz Members Posts: 698 ✭✭
    Third vote for Lajosi.
  • 5UnderPar5UnderPar Members Posts: 906 ✭✭
    Love TP Mills. David Mills, while sometimes busy, will make what you want. I have had him make 3 customs over the years.
  • C-radC-rad Members Posts: 2,585 ✭✭
    Vote for lajosi. Love mine.
    Titleist 915 d2
    Titleist 917 f2 18*


    PIng i25 hybrid 22* pwr 90

    project x L.Z 5.5:
    Bridgestone J15 cb 5-pw
    Nike engage 52 square,
    56 toe sweep
    60 dual sole

    Lajosi Dd201

    A dream bag
  • Golfer4LifeGolfer4Life Bob Parsons Bodyguard, Chump! ClubWRX Posts: 2,152
    Any of the above mentioned are very good. But if you want a putter that would perform the same, why not an Evnroll? Same face milling. I know is not "custom", but....
    PXG Derangement Syndrome, it is real.......<br /><br />Equipment:<br /><br />A bag full of PXG’s<br />Non Titleist Welded Neck 35/330g SC 009<br /><br />“Check your Ego at the Club House and Play the Correct Tees”
  • Bucken77Bucken77 Poor Mans Ho ClubWRX Posts: 2,188 ✭✭
    I love my Byron. Not sure I would say it is bang for the buck but it's made me not even think of a new putter for years. What I have in my bag is exactly what my mind thought of when I first approached him for a new putter
    Titleist 913 D2/White Tie Stiff
    Titleist 2-4H S+ Stiff
    Titleist AP2 714 5-GW
    Titleist SM4 52/58
    Byron Morgan GSS DH-89
    www.gamegolf.com/player/Chunkylover77
  • TigerzoneTigerzone Love My 009 & DH89 Members Posts: 10
    Im getting my APC putter soon. They pretty much did what I wanted on it.
  • rkochies4580rkochies4580 ClubWRX Posts: 1,004 ClubWRX
    Mannkrafted or Xenon...
  • woods991woods991 believelandClubWRX Posts: 2,312 ✭✭


    Any of the above mentioned are very good. But if you want a putter that would perform the same, why not an Evnroll? Same face milling. I know is not "custom", but....




    Loving Evnroll made with top shelf materials very good putters.
    Signature of Solon CC
    Ping G410 plus 10.5 w/Fujikura Evo 661 IV stiff
    TEE XCG6 15* w/ Accra FX200F M4 (Stiff) 75g
    Titleist 917 f2 Diamana Thump 18 degree
    Titleist 718 Ap2 5~PW Steelfiber i80
    Callaway Tour Issue Hot Melt Apex 3 hybrid KK Silver 80
    Taylormade 50*, 55*, 60* Milled Grind Wedge Tour Only Nippon NS Pro WV 125S
    Evnroll er9 Superstroke ultra slim 1.0p 33”
  • HITMAN67HITMAN67 Members Posts: 72 ✭✭
    Appreciate all your comments and recommendations.

    Lajosi seems like a popular choice... I'll email Lajosi and go from there...
  • Golfer4LifeGolfer4Life Bob Parsons Bodyguard, Chump! ClubWRX Posts: 2,152
    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Appreciate all your comments and recommendations.

    Lajosi seems like a popular choice... I'll email Lajosi and go from there...




    And he will email you right back. At least he did when I had a few questions.
    PXG Derangement Syndrome, it is real.......<br /><br />Equipment:<br /><br />A bag full of PXG’s<br />Non Titleist Welded Neck 35/330g SC 009<br /><br />“Check your Ego at the Club House and Play the Correct Tees”
  • tleadertleader Posts: 522 ✭✭
    Lajosi by far for value. He has so many head styles and is willing to modify, and pretty well engrave anything. He’s a CNC wizard and can create your dream putter. Quick to respond to emails too.
  • C-radC-rad Members Posts: 2,585 ✭✭
    tleader wrote:
    Lajosi by far for value. He has so many head styles and is willing to modify, and pretty well engrave anything. He&#146;s a CNC wizard and can create your dream putter. Quick to respond to emails too.
    you can look at my avatar. I wanted the name of my daugther in small cubes. Didnt charge an extra and the works is more than perfect!!!
    Titleist 915 d2
    Titleist 917 f2 18*


    PIng i25 hybrid 22* pwr 90

    project x L.Z 5.5:
    Bridgestone J15 cb 5-pw
    Nike engage 52 square,
    56 toe sweep
    60 dual sole

    Lajosi Dd201

    A dream bag
  • leftygolferessexleftygolferessex Posts: 180 ✭✭
    I would look at LaJosi, Byron, Xenon or Mannkraft



    All unbelievable quality, just depends on what look/style you like the look of



    I have had one from each (apart from Mann) and all of them make a superb putter
    Cobra F8+ Aldila Rogue Silver
    Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 13.5 degrees Project X HZRDUS
    Callaway Apex UT 18 degrees UST Mamiya Recoil ES
    Srixon 565/765 4-PW
    Cleveland RTX4 50, 54, 60
    Taylormade Spider X
    Jones Utility Trouper
  • tleadertleader Posts: 522 ✭✭
    C&#045;rad wrote:

    tleader wrote:
    Lajosi by far for value. He has so many head styles and is willing to modify, and pretty well engrave anything. He’s a CNC wizard and can create your dream putter. Quick to respond to emails too.
    you can look at my avatar. I wanted the name of my daugther in small cubes. Didnt charge an extra and the works is more than perfect!!!




    I remember that build from PT. Outstanding.
  • T-MACT-MAC Members Posts: 1,954 ✭✭
    I have putters from all of the custom manufacturers mentioned above. They all make terrific stuff. I had an Evnroll for all of 1 month. Didn't care for the feedback.

    If you're looking at a budget of 400-500.00, then I would look at used. You should also check and see what you could work out with Kari on a new stick.

    Also, check out Black Lab Putters. Chip puts out a terrific product for the money. In fact, when someone mentions best bang for the buck, the first putter that comes to mind is a Black Lab.

    Good luck with whatever you choose. You can't go wrong with any of the custom manufacturers mentioned.

  • YoureStillAway1YoureStillAway1 Posts: 102 ✭✭
    FlyOver wrote:

    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Hello,

    I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0[color="#000000"].[/color]

    [color="#000000"]My budget is around $400~$500.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.[/color]



    [color="#000000"]Thank You![/color]




    Save up more and get yourself the real deal.




    This. Instead of skimping, just save up for the real McCoy.
  • 5hort5tuff5hort5tuff Members Posts: 3,286 ✭✭

    FlyOver wrote:

    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Hello,

    I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0[color="#000000"].[/color]

    [color="#000000"]My budget is around $400~$500.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.[/color]



    [color="#000000"]Thank You![/color]




    Save up more and get yourself the real deal.




    This. Instead of skimping, just save up for the real McCoy.




    Why?



    For $500 you can get a sweet custom made and he can save himself some coin.
    COBRA LTD w. Hzrdus Red
    WISHON 919 w. Hzrdus Red
    TAYLORMADE Issue Aeroburner w. Tensei Blue
    PING G25 w. Tensei Blue
    PING I200 w. AWT 2.0
    PING Glide 2.0 Stealth
    MannKrafted Carbon WB Rattler
    Xenon Copper Wide X
    SGC 902
  • PALS-SSAPALS-SSA Posts: 279 ✭✭
    Nobody has a better Anser shape than Byron Morgan. His DH-89 is perfect, and he can pretty much build anything you want.



    Second to that would be Lajosi, especially if you want something besides carbon or stainless.
  • FlyOverFlyOver Members Posts: 318 ✭✭
    81PING wrote:


    FlyOver wrote:

    HITMAN67 wrote:


    Hello,

    I'm looking to build custom putter that resembles Molinari's Bettinardi Dass BB-0[color="#000000"].[/color]

    [color="#000000"]My budget is around $400~$500.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]There are many great custom putter builders (Byron, Lajosi, Lamont etc.) but I do not have any experience with them.[/color]

    [color="#000000"]Your recommendations will be greatly appreciated.[/color]



    [color="#000000"]Thank You![/color]




    Save up more and get yourself the real deal.




    This. Instead of skimping, just save up for the real McCoy.




    Why?



    For $500 you can get a sweet custom made and he can save himself some coin.




    Because if it were me, I would always be thinking. I should have just bought the one I wanted.
    Taylormade M6 9.0 loft-GD AD IZ 7S shaft
    Taylormade M5 Rocket 3W-Tensei Orange X-stiff shaft
    Titleist 818 H2 Hybrid-Tensei Blue stiff 19*
    Honma TW 747v forged 4-10 irons-Modus 105 stiff shafts
    Titleist Vokey SM6 50* F Grind
    Mack Daddy 4 54* C Grind
    Mack Daddy 4 58* C Grind
    Titleist Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport modified center shaft putter
    Titleist yellow AVX ball or yellow ProV1X 
  • LionGolferLionGolfer Members Posts: 1,289 ✭✭
    I think with 500, a very nice custom outaide of damascus can be done.
    Drivers : Crazy435COAAngel5-GTD455Crazy9-ItoboriCrazy9Dia-ProceedIXCOABurningAngel
    UTs : Itobori-ModartMA01H-ProceedTi-PXG 317
    Irons : GrindStudioProto-ModartCBC-PXG311T-RoddioMeisterM
    Wedges : GrindStudio-Modart-Orion
    Putters : ArGolf-Benock-BPutters-Kitada-Machine-Masda-Nead-PXG-Slighter-Xenon
  • jppatton2jppatton2 Members Posts: 96
    Kingston. Can’t believe I’m the first person to suggest it. If I remember correctly they range from $400-600 maxed out (possibly less - sorry it’s been awhile since I spoke with them). I bought mine second hand and I absolutely love it.
  • jppatton2jppatton2 Members Posts: 96
    KP2. I had JRich black it out and add a black shaft.
  • OpinderOpinder Banned Posts: 422
    jppatton2 wrote:


    KP2. I had JRich black it out and add a black shaft.




    Your putter slicer for cheese??



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  • AWcOBBAWcOBB Members Posts: 28 ✭✭
    Have both Byron Morgan and Lajosi, both excellent but the Lajosi has stayed in the bag.
    Titleist TS2 (8.5*) - VA Composites Drago 65 S
    Titleist 915F (15*) - Oban Devotion 6 S
    Titleist 818H2 (19*) - Oban Devotion S
    Titleist AP2 (4-W) DG AMT S300
    Titleist Vokey SM6 Steel Grey (54*.10* S/58*.04* L)
    Kari Lagosi DD201 - Gunmetal / Black 303SS / 345g 67.5* / 3.5*
  • OleVirginiaOleVirginia Members Posts: 78 ✭✭
    jppatton2 wrote:


    Kingston. Can't believe I'm the first person to suggest it. If I remember correctly they range from $400-600 maxed out (possibly less - sorry it's been awhile since I spoke with them). I bought mine second hand and I absolutely love it.




    +1



    I own 2 KP001 customs made by Kyle (Sears) and absolutely love them. Definitely worth an email. Very responsive and immensely talented.



    [email protected]



    TBM
  • dj55cornelldj55cornell Members Posts: 87
    Lajosi would be my recommendation
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