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Anser user but need suggestions for a new putter!


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#1 C-rad

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 05:15 AM

I have been using an anser putter ( dd201 ), for a few years now but want to try somwthing different. For those who used a anser style, what have you tried and stick with it?

Spider?
5w?

Just need something different and want to know what people tried besise an anser.

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 05:38 AM

Played with the Nome for a while - but went back to an Anser.   Now using a Karsten TR Anser 2.     I still have my first (BeCu from ~91) but found I like the more modern ones with heavier head weights much better (and also adding about 30 gm to the butt end as well).

Edited by Stuart G., 03 November 2017 - 05:39 AM.


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 06:13 AM

Played a Newport beach for years. Went complete opposite last year and gamed an odyssey 2ball fang until about a month ago. Came back to the middle ground and now game a sigma g kushin and love it.

So anser style to big hulky mallet to mid-mallet.

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 06:27 AM

Played Newport and np2 for the longest time. Never thought I would be a blade guy buy can’t go wrong with the cameron futura line

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:06 AM

I"m an anser/newport guy as well.
sometimes I'll switch it up to a Newport 2 style with the flange line and boxier look
always go back to the Newport though

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:13 AM

Talk about an open ended question.  There are hundreds if not thousands of different putters to chose from.  

Anser has quite a bit of toe hang.  You may want to look at something that's face balanced just for variety.  If you are going to blind gamble you may as well get something quite different from what you play now.
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Posted 04 November 2017 - 08:12 AM

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 09:09 AM

View PostTPDawnPatrol, on 04 November 2017 - 08:12 AM, said:

Get a professional fitting!
really hard to find near me.
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Posted 04 November 2017 - 10:05 AM

Used a 34" Anser style putter for decades.  Flirted with various mallets over the years, but never stuck with one.  About a year ago I tried a Scotty Cameron X7M Dual Balance 38".  Shocking at how much better I putted compared to my Anser.  Just framed the ball better and I could see the line better.  Won't be going back.
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Posted 04 November 2017 - 01:54 PM

View PostSocrates, on 04 November 2017 - 10:05 AM, said:

Used a 34" Anser style putter for decades.  Flirted with various mallets over the years, but never stuck with one.  About a year ago I tried a Scotty Cameron X7M Dual Balance 38".  Shocking at how much better I putted compared to my Anser.  Just framed the ball better and I could see the line better.  Won't be going back.

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 04:53 PM

View PostNessism, on 04 November 2017 - 01:54 PM, said:

View PostSocrates, on 04 November 2017 - 10:05 AM, said:

Used a 34" Anser style putter for decades.  Flirted with various mallets over the years, but never stuck with one.  About a year ago I tried a Scotty Cameron X7M Dual Balance 38".  Shocking at how much better I putted compared to my Anser.  Just framed the ball better and I could see the line better.  Won't be going back.

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 05:17 PM

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 06:14 PM

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 11:29 PM

View PostNessism, on 04 November 2017 - 01:54 PM, said:

View PostSocrates, on 04 November 2017 - 10:05 AM, said:

Used a 34" Anser style putter for decades.  Flirted with various mallets over the years, but never stuck with one.  About a year ago I tried a Scotty Cameron X7M Dual Balance 38".  Shocking at how much better I putted compared to my Anser.  Just framed the ball better and I could see the line better.  Won't be going back.

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 10:57 AM

Same thing, 25yr plus anser 2 user....just got this last week.  Ping Arna

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:46 PM

View PostPINGRebel, on 05 November 2017 - 10:57 AM, said:

Same thing, 25yr plus anser 2 user....just got this last week.  Ping Arna
like that shape. Is it possible to order it with a different aid alignment?
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Posted 05 November 2017 - 03:06 PM

The answer (no pun intended) is probably yes since they machine these.  But it would cost a lot more $. Ping Tour will make virtually anything you want but it comes at a very heavy price.
This is a stock model just with custom paint.  Same as my gamer in my photo, just with a different look
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Posted 05 November 2017 - 03:22 PM

Ping is actually QUITE reasonable on custom putter options.  Contact Mortonís.
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Posted 13 November 2017 - 11:41 PM

Ping Bergen and Odyssey 6M when not using a blade. Always have a Ping model of some sort in the stable.

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 10:34 AM

I've really been looking at the Newport Beach to try. Might keep me with Scotty's. I've tried the Spider but it just doesn't meet my eye or stroke. Make sure it fits your all your expectations. Many people have different putting strokes so you will get a variety of answers


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