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#61 tommanning14

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Posted 01 February 2016 - 10:09 PM

I am 6 ft 1 inch and I prefer to use a 35 inch putter. This is mainly due to when practicing, I hate standing over a putter that is less than 35 inches. After a while, it starts to put a strain on your back from bending over that much. Now that may be just a personal problem that I have but is the main reason I prefer a 35 inch flat stick.


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#62 dxb

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 02:19 AM

5'11" & 33.5"

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 03:05 AM

5'8" and 33 inches. Been using 33 inches since I started playing golf 18 years ago.
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 09:44 AM

6'5" - - comfortable at 34-35"

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 09:56 AM

I am 6'9". I play 38.5" length and 4* upright.

I also added some weight to the head so it plays at 370g instead of 350g. It felt really light at 350g.


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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:08 AM

I am 6'4" and play a 35".  I should also note the lie angle is bent 2* upright.

Edited by mmcgwire67, 02 February 2016 - 10:09 AM.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:21 AM

6'5" with 35 inch putter

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:55 AM

5'-10"  34"
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 11:18 AM

6'4" and recently switched to a 38" Nike B1-01 Counterflex. It's pretty great because there are alignment dots on the grip, so whether your tall with longer or shorter arms, it would be easy to use. You just pick where you feel most comfortable gripping the putter. Pretty cool.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 11:43 AM

we are talking about the putter length, right?
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 11:58 AM

6' 4" moved to a 36' putter this year.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 12:04 PM

5'9" putter 33" & sometimes use my 48" (Legally) not anchored. both are Bettinardi.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 12:17 PM

5'9" 311/2 in putter (an old John Letters).  My personal belief is most players use too long a putter. Try a shorter putter and I bet your eyes line up much better.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 12:40 PM

View Postgsea33, on 02 February 2016 - 12:17 PM, said:

5'9" 311/2 in putter (an old John Letters).  My personal belief is most players use too long a putter. Try a shorter putter and I bet your eyes line up much better.

If and when I need to fix anything putting, I go to Putt-Putt, with my own putter. Hardly ever hit more than 5 balls on a practice Green.

If I can make it there (Putt-Putt) I can make it anywhere. :cheesy:

Edited by mdgboxx, 02 February 2016 - 12:50 PM.

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 12:41 PM

Dang. Everyone is so tall. I feel like a shrimp. 5'6" and I play my putters at 33"

I have to make sure the butt of the grip wont touch my fat belly.


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Posted 02 February 2016 - 12:58 PM

5'6".  All my putters are in the 33" to 34" range.
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 01:01 PM

View Postjtj74, on 02 February 2016 - 12:41 PM, said:

Dang. Everyone is so tall. I feel like a shrimp. 5'6" and I play my putters at 33"

I have to make sure the butt of the grip wont touch my fat belly.

Oh, I feel your pain, my friend.  To paraphrase Dean Wormer - 5'6" and 200 pounds is no way to go through life, son"
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 01:56 PM

6'-1" and use a 34" Scotty Squareback.
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 02:10 PM

6'3" and use a 35" putter but have used 34" in the past.
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 05:20 PM

Well I went into my local American golf got the guy to do a brief putter fitting just for length and lie

He recommended that my current 34" putter was close but possibly could play 35" to get my eyes more inside the line (they were pretty much on top of the ball) lie angle he said I looked pretty standard but to know for certain a proper fitting would need done.

What do you guys think, is his info correct or on the right track?

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 05:40 PM

I agree that putter length is a personal preference. I'm 5'10" & use a 31.5" Callie and a 32" Nicky. There's a 1/2" difference in length between these 2 putters but one has a plumbers neck and the other has a hosel like an iron, so in my mind they both put me in the same position over the ball. Strange but true...
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 07:20 PM

6'3 and 34.25"
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 08:21 PM

View Postorangeology, on 02 February 2016 - 11:43 AM, said:

we are talking about the putter length, right?
#justwanttomakesure

Oh... PUTTER length
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:03 PM

I'm 6'4 and my putter has recently grown to 36" from 35.5".  I vary my stance, being more upright on longer putts.  I use a 13" grip so I can vary my hand position, at the bottom for more control on short putts.
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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:05 PM

View Posthomergolf, on 02 February 2016 - 08:21 PM, said:

View Postorangeology, on 02 February 2016 - 11:43 AM, said:

we are talking about the putter length, right?
#justwanttomakesure

Oh... PUTTER length

Yes, like what Johnny Carson and Winnie Palmer talked about many years ago. ;-)

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:29 PM

5' 3/4" short....32" putter..

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Posted 02 February 2016 - 10:52 PM

6'1" and 34" putter. Fit twice (Ping and SeeMore), both results were consistent.

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Posted 03 February 2016 - 07:29 AM

I'm 6'4'', and use 34 inch putter(s).  I've always been one to stoop over the ball...

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Posted 03 February 2016 - 09:36 AM

5'8", 33", and I still grip down some.
a yank from the top
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in hosel hotel

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Posted 03 February 2016 - 09:40 AM

6', 34" putter. 35 inch putters agree with my back better, but I roll the ball better at 34, so 34 it is.


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