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kiw1982kiw1982 Williamsburg, VA 1216WRX Points: 148Members Posts: 1,216
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I know Cleveland is not a big name in he putter market.

But their putters are quite solid.



As wrxer, I buy and sell putters once a month.

There are so many brands and types so that I had to try them.



I have simple standard for my gamer.



1 Should fit on my eyes

2 Should sink the ball



I tried every putters that I can put my hands on.

I could not try followings;

- pxg

- evnroll

- circle t



My best two putter was

- bettinardi ss2

- oddysey protype #5



I had to keep them but I already sold them out before I regret that.



Resently, I was playing TM TP mullen.

I wanted to try it because of the neck.

I liked the face and how it rolls the ball.

But I could not bare with two lines which is too narrow.



Last week, I visited local shop and saw huntington models.

All of them were nicely built and felt amazing.

And $99 price tag seems great too.



I bought the 6 model which is similar with oddysey 5 and replaced the grip.



I had 3 rounds with new putter and this thing is legit.



360g weight is perfect

non-glossy finish is great(I really hates high glossy putters bc it reflects the sun light)

face felt AMAZING(tried pro v1, tp5x, sr3 and ksig). I prefer its feeling more than scotty's

face-balanced(fits my stroke, I use LHL grip)

combination wih snsr grip also great.



I am so glad that I found this putter.

If you are in the putter market, please try HB series.









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Cobra           F9 Driver
Titleist          TS2 3HL Wood
Ping              G410 3 Hybrid
Taylormade  P790 4-G Irons(Retro Specs) 
Ping              Glide 2.0 56/60 Wedges
Odyssey       Double Wide Armlock Putter 
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  • toad37toad37  471WRX Points: 29Members Posts: 471
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    I agree my friend... they are great putters!
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  • lspky_muskielspky_muskie  927WRX Points: 73Members Posts: 927
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    I wanted to love my 6, but I just never felt comfortable with it. Sold it to a buddy, and he made everything with it on Saturday.
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  • lookylookitzadamlookylookitzadam SoCal 584WRX Points: 198Members Posts: 584
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    Love my blade Huntington Beach.. I think it's the model 4. Seriously couldn't believe how nice it felt when testing it out and then found out it as $99...sold!
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  • DeacLaw05DeacLaw05  379WRX Points: 72Members Posts: 379
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    My 6C isn't leaving the bag anytime soon. Great putter.
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  • kiw1982kiw1982 Williamsburg, VA 1216WRX Points: 148Members Posts: 1,216
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    DeacLaw05 wrote:


    My 6C isn't leaving the bag anytime soon. Great putter.




    I wish the shop had 6C.



    I love center shafted putters.
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    Cobra           F9 Driver
    Titleist          TS2 3HL Wood
    Ping              G410 3 Hybrid
    Taylormade  P790 4-G Irons(Retro Specs) 
    Ping              Glide 2.0 56/60 Wedges
    Odyssey       Double Wide Armlock Putter 
  • cmatthews77cmatthews77 AL 879WRX Points: 105Members Posts: 879
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    These putters are hidden gems. I was actually looking for a putter for my teenager and stumbled upon this line. Rolls great. Great weight and balance. Deep milled face.



    I've almost stolen it from him a few times already.
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  • thommo_sxthommo_sx  12WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 12
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    Yep - threado resurrecto and all that, but I simply have to agree. Cleveland got these absolutely bob-on.



    Since I found out about the whole "putter type based on stroke type" thing (n00b, I know), and finding out my inherited late 80's Ping Zing was just as "wrong" as my modern cheapo Fazer mallet style for my shallow arc (I was pretty horrible with both tbh), I took a flier on a Huntington Beach #1 (sale + vouchers meant I got it brand new for £40 / $50). It has been an utter revelation, I've tried friends Ansers, Odysseys etc since, and I still prefer the Cleveland by a country mile.



    The feel off that heavily milled face, the appreciably lower skid/sooner roll profile noticable even by eye, it's all just so much more consistent. And if I have half an idea of what's going to happen when I swing it rather than it being a total lottery, it means I've actually been bothering holes rather than trying to lag into the correct postcode.



    I've told my playing partners and family that if they ever - EVER - hear me thinking about changing it or buying a new putter, they should lock me up.
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    Ping G20 4W
    Ping Karsten 3h, 5h-P
    Cleveland CBX 52, 60
    Cleveland HB #1
  • MitchGTMitchGT Woodinville, WA 7WRX Points: 15Members Posts: 7
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    I had the #6 for about a week. Loved everything about it from the look and finish to the way it felt. I just couldn't seem to control my distance on mid-range putts. I may give one of the blade models a try. Truly a steal at the price point.
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    Cobra F9 Hzrdus yellow
    Ping G410 2h Tensei CK Pro Blue 80
    Titleist 818H1 3h GD AD-DI 75
    Srixon Z585 Modus 120 4-GW
    Titleist Vokey 54 & 60
    Scotty Cameron Select Newport 3
  • SCOTT4099SCOTT4099  1029WRX Points: 116Members Posts: 1,029
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    Just got the #10, wish I bought it sooner.....I may change the stock grip though.
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    Callaway epic 9.0
    Cobra bio cell 3/4
    Ping G 19 degree hybrid
    Ping ie1 4-AW modus 105
    Callaway MD3 54/58 wedges
    Cleveland HB soft 11 putter 35
  • 03trdblack03trdblack Wake Forest, NC 1978WRX Points: 231ClubWRX Posts: 1,978
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    They felt pretty good in the store, very soft feel That face milling looks like you could grate cheese on it.



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  • jhoppmannjhoppmann  213WRX Points: 15Members Posts: 213
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    I wonder how much more popular they would be if they branded it using the Srixon name instead.....
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    PING G400 SFT Alta CB
    TaylorMade M2 3HL - Fujikura Speeder Evolution 757 TS
    Cobra King F6 2/3 Hybrid Tensei CK Blue
    Callaway Rogue Pro Project X LZ 95 6.0
    Callaway MD3 56* & 60*
    Scotty Cameron Futura 5.5M
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  • DeacLaw05DeacLaw05  379WRX Points: 72Members Posts: 379
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    Spent some time rolling the blade models (1, 3, and 4) at a PGA Tour Superstore this weekend. Loved the look and feel of the 3. Didn't pull the trigger, but it is only a matter of time until I do. Will definitely be going with one of the Winn Pro X grips, which I have on my 6C and really like.



    Speaking of my 6C, I played at May River yesterday and rolled the ball great with it. Some of that is due to the quality and speed of the greens (the best bermuda I have ever seen), but that putter just gives me a ton of confidence.
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  • PhilfilPhilfil  720WRX Points: 68Members Posts: 720
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    I'm putting the Cleveland TFI 2135 - 6.5 PUTTER in my bag this week. Found a sweet deal with a flatso grip already on it.
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  • Hjosh7_Hjosh7_  261WRX Points: 57Members Posts: 261
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    I have a #6 with a Lamkin Sink grip and I think it's great. I birdied my first hole using it (which is saying something because I've only ever made like 10 in 2+ years of golf) on my way to my lowest round to date, so I figured that is a good omen. Its a great putter and it gives me a completely different look and feel than my Anser style Nike, which is a good thing sometimes.
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    Nike Vapor Pro Combo 5-PW - True Temper DG Pro S300
    Cleveland RTX 3 50°/54°/60° - True Temper Dynamic Gold Wedge
    Nike Method Matter B2-01 - Flatso 1.0 - 35.25"
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  • MG115MG115  104WRX Points: 0Banned Posts: 104
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    putters look very clean and nice. i do wanna give a few a roll
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  • Phillip ManevalPhillip Maneval  108WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 108
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    So much love for Huntington Beach! Dare i say best value on a new putter EVER!!!!

    So much love for Huntington Beach! Dare i say best value on a new putter EVER!!!!
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    50* 54* 58* Mizuno T7 White Satin Wedges- DG Spinner
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  • UnteachableUnteachable North Mississippi 1189WRX Points: 195BST Volunteer Mods Posts: 1,189
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    which of these models have the most toe hang and which are more face Balanced? i assume the 6 is face balanced and the 1,3, and 4 have toe hang-correct? also what about the 10?
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  • Chris_PChris_P  31WRX Points: 2Members Posts: 31
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    Love my huntington 4 with winn fat grip! I didnt see enough difference in the Odessey Works to justify the price once I tried the Cleveland HB.
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  • ThrillhouseThrillhouse EVERYTHING'S COMING UP THRILLHOUSE!  11165WRX Points: 17Members Posts: 11,165
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    I wouldn't say no love, people on this site rave about those putters!
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  • defender2803defender2803 Handicap...it's over 9000!!  244WRX Points: 63Members Posts: 244
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    Much love for these...bought a HB1 last year with Winn grip. Replaced a Ping Isopur 4i. Instant success. Trying out a Tad Moore now but may have to go back to my HB. :|
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  • RobYakesRobYakes "You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen" Washington, D.C. 392WRX Points: 71Members, ClubWRX Posts: 392
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    Love my HB1. Was never a fan of the original Winn Pro X 1.32 so I took it off and put a Lamkin Crossline on it. The head weight still feels a bit light so I may put an even lighter grip on it and/or add some tungsten powder down the shaft.
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  • BillyBawShanksBillyBawShanks Scotland 76WRX Points: 16Members Posts: 76
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    Just bought the H.B 1, great feel off the face. Really solid, good looking putter, excellent value too.
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  • ecfrittsecfritts  541WRX Points: 62Members Posts: 541
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    RobYakes wrote:
    Love my HB1. Was never a fan of the original Winn Pro X 1.32 so I took it off and put a Lamkin Crossline on it. The head weight still feels a bit light so I may put an even lighter grip on it and/or add some tungsten powder down the shaft.




    I'm looking at one and was just going to put some lead tape on the sole. I have never used tungsten powder in the shaft...what would be the benefit over lead tape? Thanks.
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  • franklin15franklin15  93WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 93
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    they feel great but would you rather have a cleveland putter ot a scotty??
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  • dmeeksDCdmeeksDC  2514WRX Points: 262ClubWRX Posts: 2,514
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    franklin15 wrote:


    they feel great but would you rather have a cleveland putter ot a scotty??




    Not necessarily a Scotty in every instance. Love some of them and others, they’re so ugly and huge that I would not want. The Cleveland 2135 line has a lot to offer for a lot less money. Love the floating alignment line on those. Excellent feel. That is the Cleveland lineup I would look at more than the Huntington Beach.
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    Ping G400 9 degrees, Ping Tour stiff shaft, 65 grams
    Callaway XHot2 Pro 5 wood, 17 degrees, Aldila Tour Blue stiff shaft
    Titleist 915F fairway, 21 degrees, Diamana Blue 70 stiff
    Srixon 565 4 iron, Nippon 980GH stiff shaft
    Adams CMB irons, 5-PW, KBS C Taper regular shafts (110g)
    Titleist Vokey SM7 50 degree, F grind, Dynamic Gold S200 shaft
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    Ben Hogan TK wedge, 59 degree, KBS black wedge shaft
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  • WBLWBL Ender of all threads  35WRX Points: 45Members Posts: 35
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    I bought a new Huntington Beach 1 with the oversize grip last summer. Absolutely the best putter I've used. And it was up with the $400 jobs in the Golf Digest Hot list gold awards.
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    What's In the Bag
    Cobra King F8+ 10.5° driver w/stiff Accuflex Creation 65 shaft & std GolfPride Tour Velvet +4 grip
    Tour Edge Exotics CB5 15° 3-wood w/reg Mitsubishi Rayon Fubuki shaft & std GolfPride Tour Velvet +4 grip
    Titleist 915H 3 hybrid w/reg Mitsubishi Diamana S+ Blue HB 70 shaft & std GolfPride Tour Velvet +4 grip
    Titleist AP1 714 irons 5-PW w/reg True Temper XP95 R300 shafts & std GolfPride Tour Velvet +4 grips
    Tour Edge Exotics triple grind 60°/7° sand wedge & std TE grip
    Cleveland Huntington Beach #1 putter with Winn 1.32" oversize grip
    Srixon Z-Star ball
    SunMountain C-130 Cart Bag

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  • SanzabarSanzabar  1278WRX Points: 120Members Posts: 1,278
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    Still firmly believe this is the best value in golf.
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  • watchesandputters13watchesandputters13  71WRX Points: 57Members Posts: 71
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    They're great sticks, I feel like they punch way above their price and could easily go toe to toe with putters 3x their prices.
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  • Double DodgerDouble Dodger  122WRX Points: 48Members Posts: 122
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    franklin15 wrote:


    they feel great but would you rather have a cleveland putter ot a scotty??




    I would be willing to bet that if SC put red dots and his name on the HB putters they would be his best sellers. Hands down!
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  • jah7838jah7838  1134WRX Points: 171Members Posts: 1,134
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    I really like the #10 model when I've tried it out in my local PGA SS, and am very tempted to get one. The only thing keeping me from doing so is that I putt really well with my Kingston KP1. They feel just as good as any other high end putter I've tried in stores.
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    WITB
    Driver: 9.5* M3 Speeder 757 Speeder Evolution Tour Spec Stiff Flex
    Fairway: Cobra F6 Baffler set to 17.5* with Motore Speeder 8.3 Stiff
    Hybrids: 19* Adams XTD Super Hybrid VTS 100s/Adams XTD Dhy 21* VTS 100s, 23* Adams Super 9031 S300
    Irons: 5-PW Ben Hoga PTx Pro DGTI S400
    Wedges: 48* bent to 49* Hogan TK wedge, 52* bent to 53* Mid and 56* bent to 58* RTX 4. All wedges have DGTI S400
    Putter: Odyssey O Works #7 or Kingston KP1 Carbon Oil Can Finish
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