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First Look: 2013 Nike Method Core Weighted Putter Pics


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#1 GolfWRX

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 07:34 AM



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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:19 PM

I like the finish.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:20 PM

A plumbers neck mallet and "widebody" NP2? Oh boy, 2013 might be a highly tempting year for experimentation, not that I need to. Thanks for sharing these pics.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:37 PM

I like the finish much better but the look of the Core just screams "cheap" looking to me.  I am a huge fan of the original Method and the Midnight, but not the Core(once again).

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:50 PM

Finally a flowneck! I'd love to see the regular Method available in a short, stubby flowneck.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:55 PM

That mallet looks the prototype Carl petterson is using. I really like the look at address

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:01 PM

View Postcsiachos, on 25 October 2012 - 01:37 PM, said:

I like the finish much better but the look of the Core just screams "cheap" looking to me.  I am a huge fan of the original Method and the Midnight, but not the Core(once again).

Sadly, that was my first impression as well.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:07 PM

They took away a center shaft option,  I REALLY want that mallet center shafted.  Finish looks great.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:18 PM

Not a fan of the finish or the red paint scheme around the actual polymer insert.  The search continues...

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:23 PM

I can't even put into words how much better these look than the last generation of the Method Core putters. And much more quality-looking

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:27 PM

Wish they did the grey insert on all of them like the concept.  And have to say why do they continue to make the Concept putter.  It looks awful and I've NEVER seen one outside of the store.  I've rolled them and I don't get it.   The other putters in this line look nice though really liking the plumbers neck mallet.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:27 PM

what will the price point be?
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:29 PM

Are these replacing the current Core lineup?

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:47 PM

Would have preferred the insert color from the Concept across the Core line. The red is distracting, at least to me.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:49 PM

It never ceases to amaze me how Nike manage to make relatively expensive putters look incredibly cheap.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:33 PM

View Postnogamejames, on 25 October 2012 - 01:55 PM, said:

That mallet looks the prototype Carl petterson is using. I really like the look at address

It was made for Simon Dyson, who won with it and then Carl Petterssen had one made in "broomstick" length.


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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:10 PM

Quite like the mc-04w.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:25 PM

They offered a bowl of soup with every Concept, didn't help much as far as I know.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:32 PM

The original Method was a really nice putter. Then Nike tried to cut costs and released the Core lineup which lacks both the feel and look of the Method. Hopefully these putters will return to form. The original Method was a great concept even at the higher price point imo.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 04:56 PM

problem is I think they sold more of the core putters and their are even some pga guys using them.  I think the original method was great as well but the grooves were a bit aggressive so for me it was hard to putt on fast greens.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:21 PM

Interesting...I might want to try one of these out.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 08:36 PM

View PostJ13, on 25 October 2012 - 02:27 PM, said:

Wish they did the grey insert on all of them like the concept.  And have to say why do they continue to make the Concept putter.  It looks awful and I've NEVER seen one outside of the store.  I've rolled them and I don't get it.   The other putters in this line look nice though really liking the plumbers neck mallet.

Agreed. I thought it rolled the ball ok but the feel was completely undesirable.

Liking the 03 here but I always like that style.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 08:57 PM

Retail will be $140 for the new Method Core. To me, the Core feels better than the Method Milled.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:00 PM

Lefties get screwed again... but what else is new?

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:10 AM

I like the look of the blade putter.  Might finally make me move on from my Ping Anser 2 from '76...which is actually 8 years older than I am.  I badly need a new putter.

'13 is going to be an expensive year for me...


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Posted 26 October 2012 - 10:09 AM

These look really nice. I have an Odyssey blade right now but am probably going to pick one of these up.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 10:20 AM

View PostNorth Shore Golfer21, on 25 October 2012 - 08:57 PM, said:

Retail will be $140 for the new Method Core. To me, the Core feels better than the Method Milled.

After switching to a 001 from a MC3i, I completely agree. The methodcore series still look like a 'cheaper' putter series for some reason.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 03:45 PM

When will Nike realise they can't compete with Scotty Cameron and Ping unless their product looks quality?

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:20 AM

They look cheap but relatively speaking they are for 140 .  Better than last years core putter though .

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:27 AM

They look like a cast $69 putter


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