Adam’s Scott’s long putter spotted in a short version

by   |   April 22, 2013
Futura X Prototype

Adam Scott used a 49-inch version of Scotty Cameron’s Futura X Prototype putter to win the Masters. Not even two weeks later, Cameron has supplied the PGA Tour with a smaller, lighter version of Scott’s putter.

The Futura X Prototype short putter was spotted on the Zurich Classic practice putting green in 33-, 34- and 35-inch lengths.

It features the same aluminum construction and “Frozen Titanium” finish as Scott’s putter, as well as four removable weights that allow golfers to tune head weight and weight position.

Depending on a player’s stroke (and access to Tour putters, of course), a golfer could change the weight distribution to give the putter a higher or lower center of gravity, as well as a heel or toe weight bias.

Check out the photos below we snapped of the putter, and click here to see what members are saying in the forums.

 

Click here to see what members are saying in the forums.

 

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15 Comments

  1. Greg

    April 27, 2013 at 10:07 am

    Beauty may only be skin deep, but sometimes ugly goes all the way to the bones. But I guess it just goes to prove that even with your tools it ain’t how, it’s how many.

  2. Nate

    April 25, 2013 at 11:25 am

    Is that a putter or a UFO?

  3. Howie Alter

    April 25, 2013 at 8:37 am

    It has a strange beauty in its ugliness . My guess is that it puts a pure roll on the ball and function always surpasses appearance when you are trying to hole putts. The four interchangeable weights bothers me. It plays with your head like adjustable drivers. What’s next, an app to tell you how to adjust it for right to left breaks.

  4. Golfer Guy

    April 24, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    Or perhaps some type of Nike, hmmmmm

  5. Golfer Guy

    April 24, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    It looks like a Ping from Christmas past.

  6. Golfer Guy

    April 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    Does anybody remember the Futura? Exactly!

  7. Robin

    April 24, 2013 at 10:48 am

    Those weights are seriously distracting. I already can’t keep my head still. Gotta think that there’d be some reflection from the sun off of them as well.

  8. Erik

    April 23, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    I’m glad I had a chance to see this putter close up! But saying it’s ugly is a disservice to ugly!!!

  9. KJ

    April 23, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    Nick, did you see the toaster Sandy Lyle used at The Masters?

    • Dane

      April 23, 2013 at 12:42 pm

      HAHA yes KJ, excellent description. I was going to describe it as a casket. Did you ever see the detour Nick? hideous…

      • KJ

        April 23, 2013 at 1:59 pm

        I will credit the Jason Sobel Golf Channel Masters live blog for the description. I think I picked it up there.

  10. Nick

    April 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Masters win or not…it is quite possibly the ugliest putter on the planet.

    • Golfer Guy

      April 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm

      Amen!

    • sam

      April 25, 2013 at 10:45 pm

      anchoring must be banned immediately, they are cheaters with ugly putters

      • Chip

        April 29, 2013 at 4:12 pm

        The only cheaters are ones with ugly wives!!!

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