Best blade putters test 2017

We test the best blade putters on the market for 2017 - which come out on top?

Charlie Lemay's picture
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
0

Putters are so personal. But on the whole there are some that outshine the rest.

And these are the wands we want to highlight - so here's a list of the top performers in 2017!

 

 

Bettinardi BB1 PUTTER

A heel to toe weighted putter, boasting a brushed nickel shaft. The face has the famous Hyper Honeycomb mill pattern, which produces a hard but super responsive feel. Made from mild carbon steel and coming in at 350 grams.

Key technology: Classic heel toe weighted blade, Midnight Black Finish and Brushed Nickel Shaft, Hyper-Honeycomb face

Price: £279

BETTINARDI STUDIO STOCK 28 PUTTER 

Employing a low profile face, wide body and toe hang, this putter has Feel Impact tchnology for a soft feel and performance. Weighing in at 358 grams, this putter has numerous wins on the Tours.

Key technology: Feel Impact Technology (F.I.T.), Soft Carbon Steel

Price: £319 

Cleveland HUNTINGTON BEACH 1 PUTTER

A classic looking putter with modern innovations. The face is precision milled, and has a coarse, diamond shaped milling pattern which is deeper than previous generations for a truer roll. Delivers a soft feel - weighs 345 grams.

Key technology: Precision Milled Diamond Pattern Face, Soft 304 Stainless Steel

Price: £89

CLEVELAND TFI 2135 1.0 PUTTER

Visual Performance and alignment technology combine to allow you to correctly align yourself before you make your stroke. A Milled Copper Infused Face Cap over a Copolymer Insert offers a delightful feel -  also 345 grams.

Key technology: 2135 Technology, True Feel Innovation (TFI), copolymer insert

Price: £99

EVNROLL ER1 PUTTER

Envroll putters have a progressive milling pattern on the face, broadening the sweet spot by getting miss hit shots to travel further, while the gearing effect helps to push them back on line. Made from 303 stainless steel, and with an appealing silver satin finish. Weighs 255 - 385 depending on shaft length.

Key technology: heel-toe weighted, flange blade, milled, 303 stainless steel, Evnroll face

Price: £275

EVNROLL ER3

Same technology as the ER1, with a wider head shape, offering more MOI and a more stable ride. Promotes a smoother stroke.

Key technology: Extreme heel-and-toe weighted, flared back, 303 stainless steel, milled, Evnroll face 

Price: £275

Mizuno MP A-301

Boasting a classy black finish, this putter has a bevelled top edge, which has a white sight line. CNC milled from mild carbon steel, it has a soft, pure feel.

Key technology: Forged and milled, 1025 stainless steel, Score Lines on face

Price: £169

Odyssey O-WORKS 1 SS MID SLIM PUTTER

Premiering Microhinge Technology, this O-Works putter has an elastomer insert with a stainless steel insert that has hinges on the face, which lifts the ball for more topspin and better roll. Versa Alignment Technology has contrasting colours to help you line up. Weighs 350 grams.

Key technology: Microhinge face insert, Versa Alignment technology

Price: £179

ODYSSEY RX 1 PUTTER

Has a new White Hot  insert - combined with a dual layer injected molded insert for a softer feel. An oval pattern is designed to provide an improved roll - weighs 350 grams.

Key technology: White hot RX insert which is oval pattern, 

Price: £129

Ping SIGMA G ANSER PLATINUM PUTTER 

Utilising a precision milled full face insert, this putter has varying depths and widths of grooves in the face pattern for ball speed across the face (TR technology). A multi-layer face design combines PEBAX elastomer insert with anodized 6061 aluminium for consistent ball speeds. Weighs 340 grams.

Key technology: Multi-layer face design & New True Roll face Technology, perimeter weighting, Pebax elastomer insert, 6061 aluminium face, 

Price: £175

PING VAULT VOSS SLATE PUTTER 

Classic Anser head, finished in a cool black. Also has TR technology, and a milled face. Precision milled for extreme precision - weighs 350 grams.

Key technology: precision milled, TR face technology, new variable depth face pattern speeds

Price: £275

SCOTTY CAMERON SELECT NEWPORT 2 PUTTER 

Built with a vibration dampening system in the face, this putter is designed to offer a soft but solid feel at impact. Comes with two sole weights, and designed to provide a large sweet spot for forgiveness.

Key technology: Multi Material Technology, heel-and-toe weighted, 303 stainless steel face, red matador midsize grip

Price: £335

SCOTTY CAMERON SELECT NEWPORT PUTTER 

Key technology: interchangeable sole weight, sole-to-topline inlay, heel-and-toe weighted, precision milled alignment line

Price: £339

TaylorMade TP COLLECTION SOTO PUTTER

A classic blade style putter - has short, rounded contours, with a single sightline. Slight toe hand, and full shaft offset, with two sole weights. Optimised for those that like the toe to release through impact.

Key technology: Milled 303 Stainless Steel Head, Adjustable Sole Weights

Price: £199

Wilson STAFF INFINITE WINDY CITY PUTTER

Implements counterbalance technology to increase stability and overall forgiveness. A classic heel-toe weighted putter, with a shafted plumber’s neck hosel.

Key technology: Counterbalance Design, Grip Weight Technology

Price: £95

Comments

Loading Comments...