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Bettinardi Putters for Matt Kuchar - 2013 WGC Accenture Match Play


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:53 PM

 




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Posted 19 February 2013 - 12:15 AM

I totally understand his love for them. Beauty feel.

Never touching an insert or aluminum putter again.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 12:51 AM

Id love to know the loft of his putter. I would assume its pretty high with how he holds the putter even with that neck on the putters.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:09 AM

I would take anyone one of those in 34". He sure does go through a lot of putters. You expect this from guys "searching", not from on of the best putters in the world.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 04:55 AM

I would love to try a Bettinardi arm lock style... been looking forward to trying out the Odyssey's whenever they appear (if ever in Thailand...) but a no insert Bettinardi....


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:52 AM

View PostShaank0, on 19 February 2013 - 12:51 AM, said:

Id love to know the loft of his putter. I would assume its pretty high with how he holds the putter even with that neck on the putters.

I believe his putter are 6-7 degrees of loft with a tri sole so when he presses forward it does not close the face. His worry with rife was the putter was looking closed when he pressed it up his arm.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:53 AM

View Postscratchswinger, on 19 February 2013 - 01:09 AM, said:

I would take anyone one of those in 34". He sure does go through a lot of putters. You expect this from guys "searching", not from on of the best putters in the world.

At 34" you would have to forward press 45 degrees to get the face square.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:56 AM

View Postdplambert1, on 19 February 2013 - 06:53 AM, said:

View Postscratchswinger, on 19 February 2013 - 01:09 AM, said:

I would take anyone one of those in 34". He sure does go through a lot of putters. You expect this from guys "searching", not from on of the best putters in the world.

At 34" you would have to forward press 45 degrees to get the face square.

Or just change the loft..... :cheesy:
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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:58 AM

Looks like Kuch has finally found something he may stick with for a while, Bettinardi really doing a nice job with these putters, I think I could make some putts with an arm lock too

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 11:33 PM

Has Kuchar joined Brian Gay on the Bettinardi staff?

Is the Kuchar Signature line being released?  If so how many pieces and prices please?


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:21 AM

Matt is a putter of the week guy. He just requested 2 putters from Rife and another from Yes. He starts the week with 3 to 4 putters in the bag then picks one for Thursday. He has NO putter contract. He is free to use any putter he wants

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:06 AM

I want that Model 2....that would set up perfectly for my stroke!
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:04 PM

I have a Bettinardi putter that was made for Kuchar (he didnt like the finish) it has 5 degrees of loft.. If you have any questions feel free to message me about it.

http://www.bettinard...try/detail/4914

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:00 AM

i am so glad to see that there are pros out there that like to try different clubs before settling down with the holy grail.

Off topic, what type of ecco shoes is he wearing. Definately not the Bioms- possibly world class???

Anyone notice his shoes?

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:22 AM

View Postdplambert1, on 20 February 2013 - 07:21 AM, said:

Matt is a putter of the week guy. He just requested 2 putters from Rife and another from Yes. He starts the week with 3 to 4 putters in the bag then picks one for Thursday. He has NO putter contract. He is free to use any putter he wants

If you look in his bag he only has 1 putter and it is a Bettinardi. You are correct that he does not have a contract but currently he is using a Bettinardi and has been all year


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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:11 AM

View Postws6, on 19 February 2013 - 11:33 PM, said:

Has Kuchar joined Brian Gay on the Bettinardi staff?

Is the Kuchar Signature line being released?  If so how many pieces and prices please?
I've been wondering if he is on the staff for weeks.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:41 AM

If you look in his bag he only has 1 putter and it is a Bettinardi. You are correct that he does not have a contract but currently he is using a Bettinardi and has been all year


Every week make takes all putters with him. He has a Rife, a Yes, and Bettinardi. I know 100% fact he requested a couple putters be made from rife this week. During his first practice day he works with each of them. He is using the bettinardi for now but you never know when he will not like it any more.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:13 PM

Looks like he loves his Bettinardi I saw him make some crazy putts today and he's down to the final four in wgc pretty impressive. Why would he ever switch?

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:17 PM

Nothing feels as good as the FIT face. Good on Kuch for bagging one!

That neck bend is extreeeme.
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Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:48 PM

View Postgone_golfing, on 22 February 2013 - 07:00 AM, said:

i am so glad to see that there are pros out there that like to try different clubs before settling down with the holy grail.

Off topic, what type of ecco shoes is he wearing. Definately not the Bioms- possibly world class???

Anyone notice his shoes?

He's wearing the
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 02:47 PM

His putter has a blank sole, I just saw it in TV. It's not one if the putters pictured above in this thread. Anyone have better insight?
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 03:08 PM

Would be interested to test one of these

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:07 PM

View Postmarkjinc, on 24 February 2013 - 02:47 PM, said:

His putter has a blank sole, I just saw it in TV. It's not one if the putters pictured above in this thread. Anyone have better insight?

I saw that too.  Maybe it's the 3rd of the three putters?  Looks like there's one in his bag too

Edited by chickenpotpie, 24 February 2013 - 04:09 PM.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:56 PM

The putter he is using today looks like the one he has been using all year blank sole. The kuchar model 1 is a proto I believe cant find it anywhere else..

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:01 PM

According to Bettinardi golf on twitter, it's a signature  1 head, set up at 44.75"

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:17 PM

That is such a good looking putter. It is nice to see Bettinardi getting some primetime love.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:47 PM

Great to see Bettinardi getting some Tour love and attention, those things are unreal in terms of quality. It's a shame more guys don't use them. Those putters Kuch use have these neat little sight slots milled in the top of them too. Would love to see that in more putters.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 07:11 PM

Kuch was really rolling it well this week.  I think he found a winner!  I'd be surprised if some arm lock putters don't start coming to market soon.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 10:35 PM

he is so good putting with that method

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 10:43 PM

Really appreciate the Betti putters. Not a big fan of these signature putters... Take the signature away and now we're talking!


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