I tried this putter while at Golf Galaxy..

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Scott Rushing
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I tried this putter while at Golf Galaxy..

http://www.odysseygolf.com/families/red-ball/putters-2018-red-ball.html

 

Very interesting.   "The innovative Red Ball in the scope of the putter allows you to consistently get into the proper setup over the ball."   It does..it has this red ball that's inside a raised cylinder and if you don;t have to putter properly positioned, you can't see all of it.  So it helps you make sure the putter is positioned where it should be..not too far forward or back.   And overall not terribly priced at $179. 

 

 

Aimee
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alignment

well...that will get you to have your eyes over the ball at the very least.

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DON
Ny question for you Scott, is

Ny question for you Scott, is DID it help you to sink more putts than your current putter ? I remember a putter on the market years ago that had the same idea. IF you had the putter in the correct position you could see a line on top of the blade. IF NOT you couldn't see if. Same idea, just a different design. And to be honest, having the putter in the correct position is only ONE of the things you need to do to make more putts. "Aiming" the putter correctly at where you want to start the ball is just as important if not more so. As of now, I'm sticking with my Dart putter as it makes aiming the putter extremely simple and consistant. 

Don

Putting is easy if you have the Right Putter.

Scott Rushing
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Well, I only used it in Golf

Well, I only used it in Golf Galaxy store front and most of those cups are larger than a normal hole and all break into the cup.  I wish real golf courses did that!  so I'm not sure Don.  But I do think it's a nice idea and way to get the club properly aligned.   I think alignment is something I struggle with on putting...I think i'm aligned down my target line only to hit the putt a foot left or right because I had the ball too forward in my stance.  I may wind up trying one sometime if I can find a good used deal on it.  For now I'm just wokring on my basics.

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scomac
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I have a See More putter. 

I have a See More putter.  Bought it about 4 years ago after extensive testing over a summer.  It's a similar concept in terms of getting you correctly aligned although the methodology is completely different.  It worked great the rest of that season, but when I came back to it the next spring I couldn't make a darned thing with it.

Truth be told I think most putter designs are overrated.  I've been using a TM Big Fontana for the past couple of years and that works about as well as anything else that I own and it's a honking big mallett with a simple alignment aid (a single white line).

What I find most curious is that i can go to a mini putt range and use one of those old school bullseye style putters that are typical for those sorts of places and make putts all day long without any practice using something that is completely foreign to what I normally use.  Go figure...

Aimee
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old school

Haven't tried a putter that I liked better than my Sabertooth. Can't even buy headcovers for it any longer. Every now and then I think I should look for something newer. Over the winter when we can't play is the time to fiddle around at Golf Galaxy.

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