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The News
Have you seen the new L.A.B. Golf putters? The company, which was previously known as DirectedForce, is making some noise in the golf world right now with its patented L.A.B. (Lie Angle Balance) technology. And they’ve just signed on as a GolfWRX sponsor to help you #untorqueyourself.

Yes... Untorque Yourself. Check out L.A.B. Golf’s website to see exactly what that means.

The Contest
L.A.B. is giving away 10 fully-custom putters for GolfWRX Members to review. Reviewers will have their choice between one of the company’s DF 2.1 mallet putters or all-new BLāD.1 blade putters. But first, L.A.B. has a few questions for you! In a post below, L.A.B. would like you to answers a few questions to be considered for its Lie Angle Balanced flatsticks that are handmade to order in the U.S.A.

The Questions
1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
3) What is your handicap?

Answer these questions as concisely or as in-depth as necessary.

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  • CelebrosCelebros Vandalia, OHMembers  425WRX Points: 319Handicap: 0.1Posts: 425 Greens
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    The Questions
    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?

    I pick my line and the ball ends up where it should.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?

    Distance control on longer putts.

    3) What is your handicap?

    2.8

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    Cobra King Pur (60*)
    Rife Mr. Beasley (Limited)
    Snell MTB Black
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  • wcbjrwcbjr Members  2946WRX Points: 192Handicap: 1.2Posts: 2,946 Titanium Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    I dont have to think about anything, I pick my line, I putt, ball go in. Reading greens is not my issue.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Pushes, pulls. I've switched to cross-handed to minimize face rotation on longer putts. I've even gone to the claw to completely take out the hands on short putts. Those things have helped a bit, but I feel like the putter could help even more.
    3) What is your handicap?
    3

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  • j.b.newtonj.b.newton Members  675WRX Points: 146Posts: 675 Golden Tee
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? No thought involved - aim, pull back, swing through, ball has perfect end over end roll. (hopefully those days match up with a good green reading day too)
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Overthinking every single aspect of the stroke from set up to followthrough.
    3) What is your handicap? 4.2

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  • kelpiekelpie Members  78WRX Points: 33Posts: 78 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I see the line and am confident with the release of the putter.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? deceling, missing right
    3) What is your handicap? 0
    Thanks.

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    TaylorMade Spider Mini
    Bridgestone BXS
  • cjpssecjpsse Members  90WRX Points: 76Posts: 90 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    When I see the ball starting on the intended line, confidence builds and it typically ends up a solid putting day.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Overthinking. Speed might be off, then forget about making a decent stroke and starting line gets out of whack. Snowball from there.
    3) What is your handicap?
    6

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    Cobra SpeedZone 18* - Recoil 780 SW ES F5
    Taylormade P760 - Modus 130X
    Titleist SM7 52 & 56 - DG AMT White
    Scotty GoLo 5 
  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU Members, ClubWRX  10627WRX Points: 3,750Handicap: 8Posts: 10,627 ClubWRX
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    it feels automatic
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    starting putts online
    3) What is your handicap?
    6

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    Driver: Taylormade SIM 10.5 KBS TD 70TX
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 49 and 64
    WEDGES: Titleist SM7 54 and 60 KBS tour custom matte black shafts.
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
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  • TIM929TIM929 Los AngelesMembers  1518WRX Points: 938Handicap: 14.2Posts: 1,518 Platinum Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?

    See the line/ natural stoke and speed automaticity come out.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?

    Always short never passing the hole.

    3) What is your handicap?
    15

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  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX  25495WRX Points: 2,697Handicap: 2 ManyPosts: 25,495 ClubWRX
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    The Questions
    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? - The hole looks huge and I know every putt is going in.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? - Pushing short putts to the right.
    3) What is your handicap? - 12

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  • GnomesteelGnomesteel Members  997WRX Points: 113Handicap: 1.3Posts: 997 Golden Tee
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Mindless

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Reminding myself that it comes and goes.

    3) What is your handicap?
    1.0

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  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16 Members  9752WRX Points: 1,652Posts: 9,752 Titanium Tees
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    Pllleeeeasseee pick meee, I am dying to get my hands on one, but nobody around me other than the private clubs has a fitter.

    The Questions
    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I'm hitting all my putts pure, they roll on intended lines.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? SHORT PUTTS. I'm known to miss 2 and 3 footers. Sometimes I struggle with very long putts getting the ball within 3-5ft.
    3) What is your handicap? 12.

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  • OaksOaks Member of #TeamJetSpeed Ocean StateClubWRX  2448WRX Points: 161Posts: 2,448 ClubWRX
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    What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Confidence. Simple as that when I am putting well (very rarely) I have confidence.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Short putts, Line (Left Eye Dominant) and lack of confidence.
    3) What is your handicap? I am currently a 9. Ball striking I am a 4-5. Putting I am about a 36 handicap or so it feels like I am on most days

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  • DFS PFDDFS PFD Members  1706WRX Points: 966Handicap: 1.8Posts: 1,706 Platinum Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    When putting well maintaining a square face (hitting my line) seems effortless, typically however, hitting my line and matching arc to club face is where I struggle.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    When putting poorly I don't struggle with speed, but hitting my intended putting line. Alignment aids are helpful but the concept behind reducing the torque vector in the L.A.B. putter seems like it matches perfectly with where I struggle.
    3) What is your handicap?
    2.6

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    G410 LST  HZRDUS Smoke Hulk 6.5TX 60g 
    Epic Flash SZ 15* Tensei PW 80TX
    2-PW Ping Blueprint DG X7
    55* SM8 Raw
    61* SM8 Raw
    L.A.B 2.1 

  • gioguy21gioguy21 NJMembers  8165WRX Points: 1,386Handicap: +1.5 (1194646)Posts: 8,165 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #14

    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    like my stroke is simple, backswing and through-stroke match and are in sync, and all is right in the world
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    usually my rhythm is off, typically when pace of greens are different from one another in a given round
    3) What is your handicap?
    +1.6

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    Epic Flash SZ / 3+ (set -1/N) / HZRDUS Smoke Black 75g 6.5 tipped 2"
    Epic CF17 3i / Tensei PW Hybrid 100TX
    Apex MB Chrome / 3-PW / Modus 130 X
    MD4 Chrome / 52, 56, 60 / DG 115 S200 (for now)
    Piretti Tour 801R / 35.5"
    SC Futura X Broomstick Putter experiment

  • Big A HGBig A HG Members  686WRX Points: 213Posts: 686 Golden Tee
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I'm very relaxed and confident, nothing feels "yippy". My head is much more focused and thought free, and I don't have to analyze much because I'm addressing the ball knowing it has a great chance of going in. Putts within 10-12 feet feel like a fraction of the distance. The ball always feels like butter off the face and rolls true.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Distance control is my number one challenge. This has less to do with misjudging the putt versus what the real issue is, which is focusing on so many of the other variables I'm less confident in during that moment. If my answer to question #1 is on point, distance control seems to come naturally. My secondary issue is inaccuracy caused by the yips, which are there from the lack of confidence some days. It seems like the harder you try to put on a good stroke, the harder it is to actually strike it well.
    3) What is your handicap? 5

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  • sosob34sosob34 Members  226WRX Points: 77Posts: 226 Fairways
    Joined:  edited Aug 28, 2019 #16

    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I feel like I will make the putt. I feel confident in my stroke and I am able to relax more and feel the putter head throughout the stroke.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Distance control.
    3) What is your handicap? 11

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  • d1kingofkingsd1kingofkings Kingman Members  131WRX Points: 42Handicap: 12Posts: 131 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? Nothing can go wrong, ball comes off on line and speed is perfect. Soft buttery stroke no matter the distance of putt.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Second guessing everything, not starting the ball off where I want. Over stroking, under stroking...not stroking!
    3) What is your handicap? 12

    Mahalo Golf WRX and L.A.B. Golf for this opportunity!

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  • schimmelschimmel Members  47WRX Points: 76Posts: 47 Bunkers
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? Confident in visualization of line, speed, and the ball going in the hole.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Being confident in visualization of line, speed, and the ball going in the hole.
    3) What is your handicap? +5

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  • Rory4PresRory4Pres Members  1489WRX Points: 441Handicap: 1Posts: 1,489 Platinum Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Heaven. If I read the putt correctly and execute correctly, it maximizes my chances of making the putt. Even when I miss one but executed it correctly (I just misread it or hit a bump), I leave the green confident.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Staying confident, especially on the short ones. When putting poorly, I take an in-depth look at my stroke to try and determine what is causing the poor results.
    3) What is your handicap?
    4

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  • moorebaseballmoorebaseball Members  632WRX Points: 89Posts: 632 Golden Tee
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    I have been wanting to give one of these a go, but nobody around here has one for me to try :/. Please pick me!

    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? When I am putting well, I feel very relaxed. I can see my line perfectly, and my hands and putterface feel like they are one.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? When I am putting poorly, I struggle with distance control on the longer putts, and I cannot feel where "square" is with the face.
    3) What is your handicap? 5

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  • rlchris130rlchris130 Members  185WRX Points: 74Handicap: 5.1Posts: 185 Fairways
    Joined:  edited Aug 28, 2019 #21

    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I feel like it’s just look,stroke, and in.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Speed no problem with line either too soft or too hard
    3) What is your handicap? 8

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  • NAM2212NAM2212 Members  1000WRX Points: 90Posts: 1,000 Platinum Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? I have very little doubt that I can put the ball in the hole from about 5' and can see the line.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? I have no confidence and doubt whether I can knock in a gimmee.
    3) What is your handicap? 10.4

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  • IsaundersIsaunders Carstairs, ABMembers  76WRX Points: 39Handicap: 3Posts: 76 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    When I am putting well I take off an average of 4 shots off my game. It is as if golf gods are on my side for once
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Alignment, alignment, alignment push, pull,
    3) What is your handicap?
    3

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  • thaarthaar Best 3-putter in town! Members  1015WRX Points: 137Handicap: UghPosts: 1,015 Platinum Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Stroke has great, smooth tempo while making great contact on the putter face. This results in the ball starting on its intended line with proper pace.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Distance control tends to be my biggest struggle when I'm putting poorly. I'll also pull the ball left, oftentimes missing shorter putts of less than 4 feet.

    3) What is your handicap?
    11

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  • jamgamjamgam ClubWRX  125WRX Points: 47Handicap: 10Posts: 125 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Feels like the hole is 1" bigger in diameter. I can just line it up and let it rip. Long putts feel like I'll be within 2' of hole and easy to see lines
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Small hole, unsure of line and pace. Doesn't feel smooth at all. Don't start ball on line well
    3) What is your handicap?
    13

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  • ASN21ASN21 G.O.A.T. Bay AreaMembers  580WRX Points: 419Posts: 580 Golden Tee
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? It feels like I can make it from anywhere on the green or at least hit a great lag putt and have a tap in for my next putt.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? It is probably getting in the right mental state. I know when I lip something out or have a really poor 3 or 4 putt it can affect me on the next hole(s)
    3) What is your handicap? 19

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  • cz13X4cz13X4 Members  5715WRX Points: 218Posts: 5,715 Titanium Tees
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? Feels effortless. Like I don't have to think about putting. It just happens.
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Getting the ball started on line.
    3) What is your handicap? 9

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  • bellairemibellairemi Members  441WRX Points: 100Posts: 441 Greens
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well? Feels completely intuitive - step up to the ball and roll it
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly? Trying to stay positive - my putting has always lagged behind my ballstriking and at times has really diminished my enjoyment of the game
    3) What is your handicap? 6

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  • el_b00tel_b00t Members  61WRX Points: 58Posts: 61 Bunkers
    Joined:  edited Aug 29, 2019 #29

    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    -A feeling of calmness. Smooth strokes with the ball effortlessly on-line.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    -Getting the ball on-line.

    3) What is your handicap?
    -19.1

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  • hurley999shurley999s Members  817WRX Points: 402Posts: 817 Golden Tee
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?

    Feels like point and shoot - like I’m watching from one of those camera angles on TV behind the ball and you know right off the face if it’s on the line or not.

    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?

    Touch - hammering short ones through the line or leaving lag puts woefully short

    3) What is your handicap?

    12

    Thanks guys!

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  • belephantbelephant Members  87WRX Points: 38Posts: 87 Fairways
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    1) What does it feel like when you’re putting well?
    Confidence - when i am consistently hitting the center of the face I feel like I can be in "attack-mode" on the greens and sink putts from distance
    2) What is the biggest challenge when you’re putting poorly?
    Control of the clubface... Have a tendency to miss to both sides of the sweetspot. Distance control and start line suffer and it becomes a bad day on the greens. Playing defense, trying not to three putt.
    3) What is your handicap?
    11

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