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Spotted: New Scotty Cameron Putters at the Sony Open

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We spotted three new Scotty Cameron putters at the Sony Open in Hawaii this week, where they’re being testing by PGA Tour players. Titleist is yet to announce any new Scotty Cameron models, however, so we can’t confirm if or when these putters are coming to retail.

Each of the mallets (T5MB, T5S and T6M) has a multi-material design and color scheme similar to Scotty Cameron’s current line Futura of putters, which includes the X5, X5R, X7 and X7M models.

T5MB

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T5S

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T6M

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Related: See all our photos from the 2017 Sony Open. 

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  1. Sean Metcalf

    Jan 21, 2017 at 8:38 am

    I think these are great. Cameron has come out with decades and decades of classic designs. As a designer, how do you develop your craft (and the game of golf) if you’re releasing the same model of putter over and over and over again? If you want a classic Cameron, jump on eBay and grab one of Cameron’s many classic models. Otherwise, I think it’s great to see technology improving the game of putting. Stoked for these to hit the market.

  2. Mad-Mex

    Jan 13, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!! and I don’t mean it in a nice way,,,,,, is Cameron jumping the shark? Wonder if FILA has taken over now?
    He Cameron, bring back the old simple stainless steel, matte finish , no insert, no gimmick Newports

  3. Jamie

    Jan 13, 2017 at 11:22 am

    don’t know what happened to the classic cameron designs. these are awful, I’m ok with a few high MOI designs, but what happened to the California models? those were awesome, seems all the better looking putters are saved for the gallery designs which are 2k plus. if I’m spending that on a putter it better putt itself and avg 18 putts a round

  4. Jamie

    Jan 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

    not sure what happened to the classic designs he used to make. seems today he saves all the classic designs for the gallery putters which are all 2k plus. wish he would come out with some more affordable options with classic designs

  5. Large chris

    Jan 13, 2017 at 11:03 am

    Well I finally got to play my first round with a Scotty Newport 2 on holiday…. Love the look of those red glass dot things on the back.
    Hahahahaha what a piece of tinny sounding junk. Identical feel to my wife’s $12 Dunlop Anser special. Marketing genius, zero substance.

    BRB I’m going to stick a ‘tour use only’ label on all my clubs just to wind my club mates up.

  6. Dat

    Jan 12, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Hideous. What happened to Cameron c. 2009 and prior?

  7. Scott bangerter

    Jan 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

    *YAWN*

  8. Guy

    Jan 12, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Best putter ever made but now I will call these Cameron putter Cuban tweak.
    Adding part from a other design to created something new!!!!

  9. Goulet

    Jan 11, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Let me know of the TMS comes is available for a LEFTY. Otherwise, I’ll be passing.

  10. Guy

    Jan 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Looks like the Caliente bolero re launched.

  11. Barry

    Jan 11, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Same old tired looking designs but you have to hand it to Scotty for his marketing genius.

  12. Dj

    Jan 11, 2017 at 11:26 am

    If they still feel as hollow and tingy as the x5, then they’re the most overpriced putters in history

  13. Ron

    Jan 11, 2017 at 9:53 am

    The T6M is hideous. I get it, I understand the concept, but I don’t want to putt with an alien probe.

  14. Markallister

    Jan 11, 2017 at 8:59 am

    reminds me of the frog putter. also, i dont like the look. typical cameron.

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Puma unveil new Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

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Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

Puma Golf has launched its new Ignite NXT Crafted footwear – a new version of the NXT with premium leather accents.

The upper of the shoe features a premium leather saddle wrapped around Pwrframe reinforcement. The Pwrframe TPU is an ultra-thin frame that is placed in high-stress areas of the upper for lightweight in a bid to offer added support and increased stability.

Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

The new additions feature Puma’s Pro-Form TPU outsole with an organically-altered traction pattern, containing over 100 strategically placed directional hexagon lugs in proper zones, designed to provide maximum stability and traction.

Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

The Ignite NXT Crafted footwear contain a full-length IGNITE Foam midsole, wrapped in Soleshield in design to offer maximum durability, comfort and energy return. Soleshield is a micro-thin TPU film that is vacuum-formed around the midsole designed to make cleaning off dirt and debris effortless.

Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

Speaking on the new Ignite NXT Crafted footwear, Andrew Lawson, PLM Footwear, Puma Golf said

“The Ignite NXT Crafted perfectly fuse the beauty of handcrafted shoemaking with modern development techniques to deliver optimum elegance and peak performance. With the combination of style and performance these shoes will appeal to a wide variety of golfers – those who appreciate the classic look of a leather saddle shoe and those who value modern comfort and stability technologies being a part of their game.”

Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

The Ignite NXT Crafted shoes are available in 4 colorways: White-Leather Brown-Team Gold, Black-Leather Brown-Team Gold, Peacoat-Leather Brown-Team Gold and White-Hi-Rise-Team Gold) and come in sizes 7-15.

Puma Ignite NXT Crafted footwear

The shoes cost $140 per pair and are available online and at retail beginning today, June 5, 2020.

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What GolfWRXers are saying about the best Nike driver ever

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In our forums, our members have been discussing Nike drivers. WRXer ‘DixieD’ is currently building up a Nike bag and has reached out to fellow members for driver advice, and WRXers have been sharing what they feel is the best Nike driver ever made.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • Ger21: “VR Pro LE? I have two I was still playing last year.”
  • mahonie: “The STR8-Fit Tour was one of the best drivers I’ve played. Still have it the garage and take it to the range occasionally…it would possibly still be in the bag if it hadn’t developed a ‘click’ in the head which I cannot fix. Long, straight(ish) and nice sound.”
  • jackr189: “The VR_S is one of the best.”
  • Finaus_Umbrella: “I played the Vapor Fly Pro, and still do on occasion for nostalgia sake. Sound and feel are great, but it demands a good strike.”
  • PowderedToastMan: “I enjoyed the SQ Tour back in the day, the one Tiger used forever. Do I miss it? Not at all, but it was a pretty good club for its time.”

Entire Thread: “Best Nike driver?”

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What GolfWRXers are saying about driving irons for mid-handicappers

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In our forums, our members have been discussing whether mid-handicappers can benefit from a driving iron. WRXer ‘jomatty’ says:

“I average about 230 off the tee on good drives. I can get a little more sometimes, but 230 is probably the average. I’m 42 years old and shoot in the mid to low 80’s. I do not get along with fairway woods very well, especially off the tee, and really don’t get enough extra length over my hybrid to consider using it aside from very rare situations on par 5’s (I’ve considered just going from driver to 19-degree hybrid and getting an extra wedge or something).”…

…and wants to know if he would be better served by a driving iron. Our members have been sharing their thoughts and suggestions.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • MtlJeff: “If you can shoot mid 80’s, you probably hit it well enough to hit a bunch of different clubs. Personally, I think hybrids are easier to hit….but some driving irons are quite forgiving. I use a G400 crossover that is very easy to hit and looks more iron-like. Something like that you might like. Be careful with some of them though because they aren’t always super forgiving, so you’d have to hit them first.”
  • HackerD: “G410 crossover is my version of a driving iron, feel like I hit it straighter than a hybrid. Just as easy to hit as a hybrid.”
  • hanginnwangin: “I shoot in the low 80s normally and in the 70s on my really good days. I have probably around the same or similar swing speed as you. I have been hitting my 4 iron off the tee on tight holes, and it’s been working pretty well so far. I hit it about 190-220. I have a 4 hybrid but just can’t hit it as consistently as the 4 iron, and it doesn’t even go much farther. I have a 5 wood which I only use for 220+ yard par 3s or wide-open fairways. Basically, it’s all personal preference and what you do best with. Everyone is going to be different. Try new stuff out and see what works. But if irons are the strongest part of your game (they are for me as well), I would give the 4 iron a shot. You can get a lot of roll out on the tee shots with it,”
  • Hellstrom: “Don’t laugh, but I bought a 17* hybrid with a senior flex shaft at a garage sale for $5, and I can hit it nice and easy and keep it in play without losing any distance. My driver SS is between 105 and 110 usually and swinging this thing feels like swinging a spaghetti noodle, but it works. I don’t have it in the bag all the time, but I do use it for certain courses. I take my 6 iron out and throw that in, so if I struggle with getting the ball off the tee, I just go to that.”

Entire Thread: “Driving iron for a mid-handicapper”

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