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Old 01-23-2012, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by UnitedPuppySlayer View Post
A combination of the two. Could also be because of the high weight of them, but on lob/low sping putts it seems as if they have very little glide.
Finger spring is definitely key. You need a good amount of it and it has to be clean or the overmold of the Ion will give it a tendency to wobble.
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Originally Posted by Mr. America View Post
So what's the magical Ion putting technique?

To me they fly pretty much exactly how Josh says they do. I've been working on spin and push putting fairly simultaneously. I've come to the conclusion that I need to be competent at both.
Yeah, Josh sounds like he is doing it the way I found worked best for the Ion. ↓
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Originally Posted by JoshEpoo View Post
FWIW I consider myself a pop putter/short arm pitch style where I keep my arm in line but still bend the elbow a bit and rely on finger spring and palm push and incorporate more wrist and weight shift for long putts and the Ion works just great!
You need enough clean finger spring to get it spinning, then pitch it with as much neutral nose angle as you can and watch it glide in. It actually wants lift on its putts so treat it like a hovercraft and keep it level.