Light Putter Users
Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:33 AM
I've been itching bad for a Stainless Ping Zing 2 since I found out you can get them brand new. I might give it a try some time, but right now I'm doing well with my SeeMore, so don't really feel like messing around. When winter comes I might give it a shot though.
By the way, I really like the picture in your avatar!
Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:59 AM
Good thread, thanks. :-)
Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:27 AM
Callaway GBB Epic Diaman whiteboard X
Titleist 818 H1 18 Atmos Black X
Titleist 718 AP3 4-GW AMT white
SM7 Raw Vokey 52F & 58K
Scotty Cameron Laguna
Posted 16 May 2018 - 12:44 PM
Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:46 PM
I'm the same way, except with 330g heads. Spent a lot of time, $$, and testing to figure out that 35.5in and 330g works undoubtedly the best for me.
Adams XTD TI - 2 hybrid (16 deg) - Matrix HM3 105g X
TaylorMade P790 - 3i - Matrix HM3 95g X
TaylorMade P790 - 4-5: KBS C-Taper 130x (ss1)
Adams MB2 - 6-PW: KBS C-Taper 130x (ss1)
Titleist Vokey SM4: 51 F Grind - Dynamic Gold TI x-100
Callaway PM Grind 56 - bent to 55, PM Grind 60 - Dynamic Gold TI s400
Scotty Cameron: Monterrey - 35.5in
Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:47 PM
Those two factors exposed that all my putters now felt way too heavy. Out came an old Ping Zing and some lead tape! After a bit of experimentation I landed on liking a total weight of about 500g. So, with a 33.75" shaft and and a 60g grip I figure that gives me a head weight in the neighborhood of 330g (Please correct me if I'm off!).
Not quite as light as what you've got, but significantly less than you see in market these days!
Play what feels right, enjoy the putter!
Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:32 PM
At first, I had a few issues with it regarding distance control but that did not last long at all. Now, when I go back to a 330,340, 350 + putter, there is a learning curve issue to deal with and I find I am more comfortable with the lighter weight.
When I use a heavier putter, my takeaway seems a little jerky whereas the lighter putter is much smoother. I still fool around with the heavier putters but gravitate back to the lighter.
Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:24 PM
I holding back with the heavier head.
Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:33 PM
Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:26 PM
Posted 17 May 2018 - 09:10 AM
Posted 17 May 2018 - 08:40 PM
Edited by A.Princey, 17 May 2018 - 08:42 PM.
'16 M1 3w HL 17*, Xcon 7-S(untipped) 41"
Ping Rapture 3i, AWT-R
Ping G25 4-G, DG-R400
Vokey 56(57*), 60(63*) DG-R400
Byron Morgan 615SS 32.5"(or any of 10 other putters...)
Posted 17 May 2018 - 09:02 PM
But I love my putter...have half a dozen others, sold half dozen others....but nothing can get it out.
Posted 17 May 2018 - 09:44 PM
Titleist 915F 15*Diamana Blue 70 Regular
Titleist 904F 19* YS6 Stiff
Titleist Hybrid (816) 23* and (910) 27* Bassara Regular
Titleist AP1 718 6-GW1 Tensei Graphite Stiff
Vokey 52.08 SM6, 56.14 SM6
Scotty Cameron Newport Classic Gun Blue
MacGregor MT Tourney 1967 WM2T 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Persimmon w/ Aluminum Insert
MacGregor MT Tourney 1971 Split Sole irons 3-10
MacGregor VIP 1967 Sand Iron
Ping Anser 1969 85020
Burton White Leather Bag
Posted 18 May 2018 - 07:26 AM
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