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Do you like your putters on the heavy side or on the light side? I find a heavier putter gives me more control...what's recommended, and what do you find works best for you?
 

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I love heavy putters!:D
It feels like with light putters I can't force myself to take a big enough backswing, which leads to overaccelerating through the pull, which leads to 17 putt greens.:rolleyes:







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I love heavy putters!:D
It feels like with light putters I can't force myself to take a big enough backswing, which leads to overaccelerating through the putt, which leads to 17 putt greens.:rolleyes:







Don't laugh

It happens.
 

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white_tiger_137 said:
I love heavy putters!:D
It feels like with light putters I can't force myself to take a big enough backswing, which leads to overaccelerating through the pull, which leads to 17 putt greens.:rolleyes:







Don't laugh

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Oh, I'm not laughing. I've had my share of 4-10 putt greens. You get more and more frustrated, and your putting gets worse and worse. You start missing two footers, and your whole round is screwed :)
 

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I have tried the heavy putters but I seem to smash the ball past the cup.I think it would take some getting use to.I use a ping putter that I have had for about 7 years and put very well with it.I would like to maybe get one of those long putter to play around with.I think they would work really good on fast greens..


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I have tried a long putter on several occasions and it did help a lot with too much wrist action, which is something I've had a problem with lately. It really cut down on the feel of the putt though, so I don't use one anymore. Plus, you can get some really strange looks from people on the course who don't look too closely and think you're not using a putter to putt with :)

I tend to like a heavy putter, but I don't really know if it's helping with my case of the yips.
 

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Jesse said:
I've had my share of 4-10 putt greens.
I dont mean to flame but are you a serious golfer because i have never seen a serious player have a 4 putt green.

I like heavier putters more because when I use a light putter I dont hit the ball hard enough and end up short but a heavier putter solves that problem for me.
 

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Prea said:
I dont mean to flame but are you a serious golfer because i have never seen a serious player have a 4 putt green.

I like heavier putters more because when I use a light putter I dont hit the ball hard enough and end up short but a heavier putter solves that problem for me.
I think everyone has at one point, 4 putted a green.
 

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xStyLe said:
I think everyone has at one point, 4 putted a green.
I have still yet to do that.
 

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heavy putters are better for me. if you have a putter that is on the lighter side just put some lead tape on the shaft and it makes a big difference thats what i did
 

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i personally wouldnt get the clubs they sell on the golf channel try the taylormade rosa putters witht the weights and the odyssey 2 ball putter good control
 

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I like a heavier putter too. I feel like it keeps my stroke on line better.

To tell a stupid story on myself... I bought a Nike belly putter via ebay and when I got it, I shortened it to 36" so I could use it normally, but it would be heavier. Well... I accomplished what I wanted except the lines on top of the head are impossible to line up properly now. They were intended to be looked at from a particular angle and I disturbed the natural order of that putter's universe when I cut a foot off the shaft.

I still have it and sometimes I get this wild idea about bending the shaft to try getting the sight lines right, but it usually just sits in the closet sticking it's tongue out at me to remind me of some stupid things I've done.
 

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I like a heavy putter...makes me feel in complete control of my take back and follow-through and helps with long range putts
 

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Agreed... heavy putter is the way to go.

Which is why I need to get one :) My Teardrop semi-blade/semi mallet is good, but I just like a heavy putter. Light putters are too tough to guage speed with, IMO.
 

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What putter are you thinking of getting/
Id say an odysee or yes putter they are both heavy or if you like the new nike putter
 

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I like the Odyssey putters myself... They hve a very nice weighting and feel for my tastes.
 

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What type of odysee putter though...2-ball or mallet
 

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You know i havent tried out that putter yet...whats it like?
 

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Police said:
You know i havent tried out that putter yet...whats it like?

I haven't *bought* it yet, but I tested it @ a local pro shop on the putting green they have.. for a larger putter, the face has surprisingly good feel... comes back nice and straight, the alignment on it is perfect. First time I've used a putter with the center-aligned shaft, and I must say, I'm a believer now. Inside 6ft seems like a gimme when I was testing it.

I'd like to get one and use it for a whole round and see before I buy it, but after testing it, I'd shell out the cash for it outright then worry about seeing how much *more* I like it...
 
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