Blade putters

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birdie29birdie29  73WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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?


  • BeRightBeRight  30WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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  4827WRX Points: 763ClubWRX Posts: 4,827 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  17WRX Points: 0Lefty Boomers Posts: 17
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    I'd go with the JAT. That putter is absolutly money image/drinks.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':kewlpics:' />

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    Ping J blade
  • sigmamasonsigmamason SigmaMason  451WRX Points: 60ClubWRX Posts: 451 Greens
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    Cleveland's Designed by series is pretty nice...Cleveland Golf Putters
  • RobotDoctorRobotDoctor Senior Hacker  4827WRX Points: 763ClubWRX Posts: 4,827 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  2580WRX Points: 176Members Posts: 2,580 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  67WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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...
  • ty cheekty cheek  108WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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.


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  • HipCheckHipCheck Twitter @robmillertime The Right Coast 6306WRX Points: 160Marshals Posts: 6,306 Marshals
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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  793WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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  1750WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 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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