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Old 06-04-2010, 06:24 PM
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Wind putter?

I need some suggestions for a putter that can handle the wind well. I currently use the Soft Magnet and love them but as soon as the wind picks up the accuracy can go down the tube. I have been looking at the Soft Wizard or the Omega Super Soft but I am open to any suggestions.
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:27 PM
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Keep in mind there is no magic putter that will make wind a non-factor. You will still need to know how a wind fighting putter will behave in certain wind conditions to make putts.

With that said, I have heard of Rhynos and Wizards as good wind putters.
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:34 PM
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Throw anything upside down. It will drop hard and stay down. It's a great layup shot into a hard wind.
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:38 PM
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Rhyno's great and so is the VP. The Ringer is also really nice, very thin profile and good stability.

I usually stick with the Rhyno since it's always in my bag anyway.
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Old 06-04-2010, 06:55 PM
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I need some suggestions for a putter that can handle the wind well. I currently use the Soft Magnet and love them but as soon as the wind picks up the accuracy can go down the tube. I have been looking at the Soft Wizard or the Omega Super Soft but I am open to any suggestions.
Ryhno in Pro or Star....depending on how hard you throw, maybe a pro-d zone or esp zone.....which is very nice approach in the wind.
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:00 PM
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Just use a heavier putter or your lightest/slowest mid... I use Aviar P&A ~150g for reg putting (<20ft or so) and the same disc but ~175g for longer putts (20-40ft) or windy days. Sometimes I use Shark or Roc as putter also. You should be comfortable enough with your mids to do just about any shot on the course with them.

As was mentioned, throwing your regular putter upside down works too; it will take away almost all glide. Sometimes, you get some weird bounces off the chains, though. Practice with it a bit and see if it works for you.

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Old 06-04-2010, 07:11 PM
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Throw anything upside down. It will drop hard and stay down. It's a great layup shot into a hard wind.
This is a good idea.
Another idea is to use a stable mid range disc in your bag. In the old days people use to use the original roc to putt with in the wind. But like some one already said, there is no magic disc that will putt better in the wind.
When it's windy I use my Ping Aviar putter but release it on a steep angle, keep it low and throw it knowing it's going to turn over....sometimes I close my eyes too.
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:11 PM
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My usual putter is a 180g aero, but in wind I use a 178g Roc. I tried the omega super soft for a while but i really didn't like it.
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:33 PM
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175g Pro Rhyno. Make sure it's got a flat top too. Great for holding a line in extreme head winds.
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Old 06-04-2010, 07:36 PM
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Thanks for all the suggestions guys!!!!!! I think I will go to my local Pro Shop next week and see how the Rhyno feels.
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