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#1 skraly

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 01:17 AM

Probably a little early for this but just checking to see if anyone has had a chance to try one of the new Sigma G putters yet?  Thoughts?


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 05:39 AM

I'm hoping for some feedback as well. I've come to realise that every putter feels amazing in the golf shop but it's a different story when you get to the putting green.

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 11:23 AM

I have tried every model and really enjoyed them. Soft feel and comes off the face nicely. They look great and the new grip is actually outstanding. If there is anything in particular you'd like to know about the putters I can try my best to answer it.

Edited by lionXheart, 29 January 2017 - 11:31 AM.


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 12:10 PM

I currently putt with a PING Cadence Anser 2 model. I'm hoping to game the The Platinum Sigma G putter. How would you compare those 2 models?

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 12:36 PM

 lionXheart, on 29 January 2017 - 11:23 AM, said:

I have tried every model and really enjoyed them. Soft feel and comes off the face nicely. They look great and the new grip is actually outstanding. If there is anything in particular you'd like to know about the putters I can try my best to answer it.
I read that for some models ,for example kushin, you can choose between two different shafts. For straight stroke and slight arc. Whats the difference? double bend shaft and flow neck? do you know anything about it?


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 02:20 PM

 Sean289, on 29 January 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

I currently putt with a PING Cadence Anser 2 model. I'm hoping to game the The Platinum Sigma G putter. How would you compare those 2 models?

To me the Sigma feels less "clicky" if that makes sense. A bit softer.

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 02:21 PM

 martin9073, on 29 January 2017 - 12:36 PM, said:

 lionXheart, on 29 January 2017 - 11:23 AM, said:

I have tried every model and really enjoyed them. Soft feel and comes off the face nicely. They look great and the new grip is actually outstanding. If there is anything in particular you'd like to know about the putters I can try my best to answer it.
I read that for some models ,for example kushin, you can choose between two different shafts. For straight stroke and slight arc. Whats the difference? double bend shaft and flow neck? do you know anything about it?

It will be the same shaft but where PING puts the bend in the shaft will give it more or less toe hang.

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 02:29 PM

I wouldn't mind trying this one :

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 02:37 PM

 lionXheart, on 29 January 2017 - 02:20 PM, said:

 Sean289, on 29 January 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

I currently putt with a PING Cadence Anser 2 model. I'm hoping to game the The Platinum Sigma G putter. How would you compare those 2 models?

To me the Sigma feels less "clicky" if that makes sense. A bit softer.

Thank you for the reply. Would you say that it's a good soft or bad soft? I personally think Scottys have a good soft but Odysseys have a bad soft.

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 04:19 PM

 Sean289, on 29 January 2017 - 02:37 PM, said:

 lionXheart, on 29 January 2017 - 02:20 PM, said:

 Sean289, on 29 January 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

I currently putt with a PING Cadence Anser 2 model. I'm hoping to game the The Platinum Sigma G putter. How would you compare those 2 models?

To me the Sigma feels less "clicky" if that makes sense. A bit softer.

Thank you for the reply. Would you say that it's a good soft or bad soft? I personally think Scottys have a good soft but Odysseys have a bad soft.

I wouldn't say it's as soft as a non deep milled Scotty but to me it feel much better than an Odyssey.


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 06:00 PM

How does the feel compare to the Vault putters?

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Posted 29 January 2017 - 08:18 PM

 Dr.Frankenputz, on 29 January 2017 - 06:00 PM, said:

How does the feel compare to the Vault putters?

I'd actually say it's pretty similar. Definitely the poor mans Vault. Both are soft in their own way and feel great.

Edited by lionXheart, 29 January 2017 - 10:38 PM.


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 09:20 PM

These putter have a two layer insert: aluminum on top of elastomer.  I haven't tried them yet but I fully expect them to feel softer than a solid metal putter, regardless of what kind of milling there is on the face.  

My local shop doesn't have any yet.  When do they ship?  I'm considering either the B60 or Kushin.  I'd like a putter with a sightline that's a little longer than the Anser.
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Posted 29 January 2017 - 10:39 PM

Release date is Feb. 16th

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Posted 30 January 2017 - 08:27 AM

I have both a Vault and a Sigma.  The feel is similar, but the Sigma makes a louder click than the Vault.  The quietness of the Vault (Oslo) was my only negative of that putter, the Sigma (Kushin) seems to have addressed that concern.  I usually am not an insert guy, but this one seems to be a homerun.


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 09:44 AM

 dmac4g, on 30 January 2017 - 08:27 AM, said:

I have both a Vault and a Sigma.  The feel is similar, but the Sigma makes a louder click than the Vault.  The quietness of the Vault (Oslo) was my only negative of that putter, the Sigma (Kushin) seems to have addressed that concern.  I usually am not an insert guy, but this one seems to be a homerun.
Do you have any feedback on comparing the PING Cadence Anser 2 to the Sigma Anser?

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Posted 30 January 2017 - 10:02 AM

 Sean289, on 30 January 2017 - 09:44 AM, said:

 dmac4g, on 30 January 2017 - 08:27 AM, said:

I have both a Vault and a Sigma.  The feel is similar, but the Sigma makes a louder click than the Vault.  The quietness of the Vault (Oslo) was my only negative of that putter, the Sigma (Kushin) seems to have addressed that concern.  I usually am not an insert guy, but this one seems to be a homerun.
Do you have any feedback on comparing the PING Cadence Anser 2 to the Sigma Anser?

I never played around with the Cadence Anser 2.  Sorry.

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 10:02 AM

For me, TR grooves worked wonders. One of the dumbest things I ever did was get rid of my B60 Scottsdale TR. I can't wait to get my hands on a B60 Sigma G.
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Posted 31 January 2017 - 10:07 AM

 dmac4g, on 30 January 2017 - 08:27 AM, said:

I have both a Vault and a Sigma.  The feel is similar, but the Sigma makes a louder click than the Vault.  The quietness of the Vault (Oslo) was my only negative of that putter, the Sigma (Kushin) seems to have addressed that concern.  I usually am not an insert guy, but this one seems to be a homerun.

How did you get yours already?
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Posted 03 February 2017 - 07:12 AM

Different places say different things as far as release date. Either way I am stoked.

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Posted 03 February 2017 - 07:55 AM

It's such a  shame that there's isn't an Anser 2 model in the Sigma G line. The Anser 2 suits my eye so much better than the Anser

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Posted 03 February 2017 - 02:43 PM

Looking forward to trying the B60.  I have the Scottsdale TR and Karsten TR B60's and they are both incredible putters.  I like the Scottsdale the best so far.

Does the Sigma B60 come in the darker finish too?
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Posted 03 February 2017 - 08:12 PM

Looks like only the platinum finish. I would like my Tyne in the darker as well.
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Posted 03 February 2017 - 09:42 PM

View PostGeaux Gators, on 03 February 2017 - 07:12 AM, said:

Different places say different things as far as release date. Either way I am stoked.

Consumer release date is Feb 16th.

The Tyne is great! You're going to love it.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:28 PM

Tyne or Kushin??? Definitely Going to switch. Looking to play a straight arc at 33", leaning towards the Kushin as I am gaming a scotty squareback. Dark finish looks very very good.


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Posted 06 February 2017 - 06:21 AM

View PostlionXheart, on 03 February 2017 - 09:42 PM, said:

View PostGeaux Gators, on 03 February 2017 - 07:12 AM, said:

Different places say different things as far as release date. Either way I am stoked.

Consumer release date is Feb 16th.

The Tyne is great! You're going to love it.

but when we ordered mine, was told ship date of Feb 1
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Posted 06 February 2017 - 09:14 AM

I'm like a kid at Christmas waiting for these to hit my local store. I need to get my hands on a platinum Anser asap!!!

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 09:25 AM

I like some of the new models coming out especially mallets.  I rolled them at the PGA Show but couldn't tell how they sounded/felt due to the noise in the building.  Really like how they have like 1/4 shaft offset instead of your normal double bend shaft.
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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:45 PM

Thanks J!  I like the 1/4 offset better than double bend too.  I'm looking forward to trying these because I've putted my best rounds with a Ping putter in the bag, but they've been cold for me since the Scottsdale TR.
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Posted 06 February 2017 - 02:13 PM

Used to play ping all the time. Wanted to try something different. Went with Bettinardi and will never go back.


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