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Old 11-03-2018, 09:22 PM
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I'll start out by saying I've tried to search for this specific subject but I haven't had much luck.

Essentially, my question is about putter selection for someone who has a fast spin putt. I tend to putt better when I zip one at the basket, so I'm wondering what the best class of putter for that would be.

I currently putt with a fairly neutral putter (Warden) and was wondering if something more OS would suit me better. Hopefully it'd be a bit more consistent and not fly as far past the basket when I miss.
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Old 11-03-2018, 09:36 PM
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Probably something more stable. BB Aviar, Wizard, Omega, P2, P3/ P3X, Judge, Mercy, Macana. If you putt really hard, like basically a throw, which I have seen some guys do maybe even something like a Scale, Caltrop, Slammer, Rhyno. That's all I can think of. I spin putt and use a PW Wizard and it works amazingly well, I suck at putting but my putter is fantastic at being a putter.
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Old 11-04-2018, 12:43 AM
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Do not buy a putter to make you miss less worse.

Buy the putter that feels best in your hand and gives you a confident feel.
Then practice being a better putter, and eliminate all thoughts of missing putts. Your comebacks won't bother you so much.

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Probably something more stable. BB Aviar, Wizard, Omega, P2, P3/ P3X, Judge, Mercy, Macana. If you putt really hard, like basically a throw, which I have seen some guys do maybe even something like a Scale, Caltrop, Slammer, Rhyno. That's all I can think of. I spin putt and use a PW Wizard and it works amazingly well, I suck at putting but my putter is fantastic at being a putter.
For a throw putt, sometimes even an overstable midrange putter shaped disc like the Gator can work or, an overstable midrange like putter say something like the Stud can work really well.

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Old 11-04-2018, 04:51 AM
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Michael Johansen putt with a Ringer GT and he does have a very direct spinny putting style.

I also putt with and I love it.

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All of these suggestions will be good but upon review of the thread broken shoulder had it right, learn to putt with what feels good in your hand I tried to buy putters that works best with what I thought was my putting style, turns out I don't putt like that anymore LOL. find a comfortable putter in your preferred stability range, I am sure there's one out there.
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Old 11-04-2018, 10:14 AM
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Do not buy a putter to make you miss less worse.

Buy the putter that feels best in your hand and gives you a confident feel.
Then practice being a better putter, and eliminate all thoughts of missing putts. Your comebacks won't bother you so much.
This is the absolute truth. I have a friend who has a very aggressive spin putt. His main putter is a very beat up Wedge, before the Wedge he used an old beat Ryno. They both worked fine for his putting style. Anything in the circle you aren't throwing far enough to really show the discs stability.

He's one of the best putters I know too. He's confident if he blows past the basket on a miss, he'll hit the 50' comeback, and he pretty much always does.
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Anything in the circle you aren't throwing far enough to really show the discs stability.
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The disc needs to be traveling down when it reaches the basket/chains, even with a spin putt. Not a steep dive but at least on it's way down. I see a lot of spin putters throw with so much speed that it wouldn't start traveling down until 15-20' past the basket.

If you practice this you won't be more than 15-20' away on a comback putt unless you roll.
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