Similar to Newport 3 but much softer face?

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Buckets2Buckets2 Members  2570WRX Points: 299Posts: 2,570 Titanium Tees
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Played the Newport 3 last year with the Srixon Z-star. Super soft ball.



Switching to Z-star XV this year and it's considerably firmer and click'ier off the face.



Anyone have any recommendations on similar performing/hanging putters, but with much softer faces that I should consider? i.e. an insert. Doesn't necessarily have to be the same shape. I really do like how the faces feel off the Spider putters but hate the look of it while standing over the ball.



Thanks for your thoughts.
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  • Ngjg21Ngjg21 Members  927WRX Points: 112Handicap: 3.0Posts: 927 Golden Tee
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    Take a look at the Bobby Grace 18 blade. Great performer with the very soft hsm insert and can be had at a great price if you're patient.
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  • Dr.FrankenputzDr.Frankenputz Members  869WRX Points: 175Handicap: 13Posts: 869 Golden Tee
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    Some of the odyssey inserts are soft. I have an old #9 white hot xg; super soft in general. Can barely feel it hitting a chrome soft, way to soft for me. Also have a ping sigma Shea h that’s a tad more firm than the odyssey. (I personally prefer a solid, milled face)
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  • shredNECTARshredNECTAR Members  148WRX Points: 61Handicap: 11Posts: 148 Fairways
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    The odyssey white hot putters are almost way too soft with that insert. I tried Bettinardi bb1s and they felt great
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  • smeech8000smeech8000 Ev'ryday I'm Trufflin' Members  2426WRX Points: 85Handicap: 3.3Posts: 2,426 Platinum Tees
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    Rife Abaco - milled groove face (non-insert).  Sneaky soft but offers good feedback where you need it.  Very affordable to boot.
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