Blade putters

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birdie29birdie29 Members  73WRX Points: 0Posts: 73
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is there a forgiving one!
I love the style of the bladed putters like the JAT and phil mickelsons putter but is there one which has a sweetspot bigger then a pea?



This is probably impossible because of the style. Maybe the new xg #9 is gonna be worth a try.



Any suggestions?
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  • BeRightBeRight Members  30WRX Points: 0Posts: 30
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    My scotty cameron studio style newport 2.5 blade style that has a German Stainless Steel insert - anywhere on the GSS insert works for me - - if I am outside of the GSS then I made a really really bad swing.



    On the less expensive side - I have an old odyssesy DF550 blade putter that worked well for me. A hit anywhere on the large black insert seems to go well.



    Just two ideas for you.
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  • RobotDoctorRobotDoctor Senior Hacker ClubWRX  4984WRX Points: 900Posts: 4,984 ClubWRX
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    A good putting stroke does not really need a very forgiving blade. Personally, I would love a Scotty Cameron American Classic VII or a Circle T Napa finished in 3X Oil Can.
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  • Lefty_RyanLefty_Ryan Lefty Boomers  17WRX Points: 0Posts: 17
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    I'd go with the JAT. That putter is absolutly money image/drinks.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':kewlpics:' />







    Ryan
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  • skinkmanskinkman Banned  953WRX Points: 0Posts: 953
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    Ping J blade
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  • sigmamasonsigmamason SigmaMason ClubWRX  451WRX Points: 60Posts: 451 Greens
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    Cleveland's Designed by series is pretty nice...Cleveland Golf Putters
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  • RobotDoctorRobotDoctor Senior Hacker ClubWRX  4984WRX Points: 900Posts: 4,984 ClubWRX
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    I have a Cleveland Designed by Ben Crenshaw that I have sent to BOS for chrome stripping and refinish in Oil Can. I am certain it will look tremendous and feel just as good! image/cool.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':help:' />
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  • dparkdpark Members  2587WRX Points: 179Posts: 2,587 Titanium Tees
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    Ping made a Sedona putter a couple of years ago that was quite forgiving for a rear-shafted putter. Odyssey also made a White Hot version of the 8802 that was pretty easy to hit well. The main difference is you have to "gate" a rear-shafted putter, which means opening the face on the backswing and closing it on the followthru. If like a straight-back and straight-thru putting stroke, stay with a Ping Anser or some center-shafted putter.
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  • titleistgolfer8  titleistgolfer8 PGA TOUR Members  67WRX Points: 0Posts: 67
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    I have a cleveland chrome blade putter, i love it!!! Plus i added led powder in the shaft to make it heavier and its BUTTER.... go try one.... i got a circa 62 and im getting the detour as well.... I LOVE PUTTERS...
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  • ty cheekty cheek Members  108WRX Points: 0Posts: 108
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    I sometimes still putt with a '96 Ping Sedona. It was the best looking "8802" style putter I have found. Not as small as an 8802, but with great feel and some forgiveness. They are hard to find, but would be worth your time to check into one.



    Ty



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  • HipCheckHipCheck Twitter @robmillertime The Right CoastMembers  6307WRX Points: 160Posts: 6,307 Titanium Tees
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    IMO a forgiving blade putter is called a 'mallet'. image/rolleyes.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':help:' />



    I can't play blade putters. I have no lag putting capability with them. I feel like I have to smack the ball, not stroke it.
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  • dispatch096dispatch096 Brandon Members  793WRX Points: 0Posts: 793
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    The guerin Rife Aussie balde putter is pretty big and is forgicing. Give it a try.
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  • slicer365slicer365 Members  1750WRX Points: 0Posts: 1,750
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    The Laguna 2.5 Studio Stainless comes to mind. Chunky bumpers. Just a thought.
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    Bettinardi BB-2!!!!
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