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I just got back from Golfsmith, to try out some blade putters. I test the Ping Anser, the TaylorMade Daytona 1, Scotty Cameron Studio Newport , and the yes! Tracy. Here is my thoughts about each.

 

 

1. The Ping Anser: Great feel and good roll. The ball felt very buttery. The Anser has an awful appearance, but don't let that steer you wrong, this putter is worth every penny. Boy, is it ugly.

 

2. The TM Daytona 1: After spending a week waiting to try the Daytona, I have to say, what a let down. I think this putter was a little lighter than many of the others I tried. To get a good roll with this putter, you have to hit it just right. This putter is definitely not for feel players.

 

3. Scotty Cameron Studio Newport: Mixed reviews about this one. All I can say, was there were plenty on the show floor that could hold their own with MR. CAMERON!!!

 

4. The yes! Tracy: WOW!!! This putter is for feel players. Nice soft touch at contact. It just felt relatively effortless to putt with. I'm suprised, frankly, that this putter gets hardly any recognition. This putter is the whole package: good wieght, good roll, good feel, and fairly inexpensive. I highly recommend it.

 

If anybody is looking to buy a Monza Corza center shaft 34", PM me. I found a gem. I'll make it worth your while!!!

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Ping Anser.....UGLY?! You must hate every blade made considering the anser is the basis for most putters of its kind. It is the best of you're test, no doubt, in my opinion.

 

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If he's been looking at new putters, I'm sure it wasn't the normal Anser but probably the new G5i Anser which has the blue alignment marks along with the holes through the sole. It's definitely interesting but in my opinion not the prettiest of the Anser collection.

 

 

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I agree about the new Ping putters. Half of them were ruined by the half-moon alignment aids. One of the new putters looks like the alien spacecraft from Babylon 5.

 

Luckily, you can still find the old style Ping putters very cheap. They have become the 2nd line and are better then the ugly blue monstrosities.

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