Since thegolf season in Michigan is coming to an end, I thought I’d dedicate this week to reviewing some of the equipment that I have made and used.
Snake Eyes Strike Line OL RH Putter Head
I really haven’t been in the market for a new putter for some years — ever since I bought my Scotty Cameron. But this was an unusual design. So I thought I’d give it a try. I put in a standard steel putter shaft and cut it to 36 inches. It has a Lamkin pistol style cord grip.
After two rounds, the Cameron was in the shed.
This is, without a doubt, the best putter I’ve ever tried, and I’ve tried a lot. (I like to go to Golfsmith and spend an hour or two trying every putter on the rack). The extreme perimeter and backweighting provided by the curved steel bar keep the ball right on track. The center shaft allows me to get my head right over the ball, giving me a good view of the line.
When others have tried it, the first thing they notice is that its heavy — really heavy. But I find that the weight encourages a smooth, shoulder driven stroke. No flipping the wrist with this brick
The wide bottom also helps. I never skid or stab with this club.
I dropped my handicap three points this summer, and I’m sure it’s due mostly to my putting — especially since my swing has gone south for the last month or so. I’m confident that if I get the ball anywhere on the green, I’m one — at worse two putts away from the hole. Others at my club have commented on what a deadly accurate putter I am.
I don’t tell them the secret.