Being left-handed is not easy because most things in the world are made for right-handed people. In golf, you need to have a putter made specifically for left-handed people. The design must have the same specifications like the right-handed version, and must also deliver the same performance, albeit the face must be facing to the left.
Here, we will take a look at some of the best putters manufactured for left-handed golfers.
Scotty Cameron 2018 Select Newport 2 Putter
Scotty Cameron is a brand name that every golf enthusiast knows. The Newport is a series designed for the top players of the world.
- Made from solid stainless aircraft-grade steel
- Uses a heel-and-toe technology for best impact
- Made with vibration-dampening technology
- Has a four-ways balancing technology that makes it easy for golfers to make accurate strokes
- Has a perfectly square face to make alignment easier for the putter
- Has shorter and rounder blade
- Has a floating insert that improves moment of inertia
- Expensive—price starts at $300
Odyssey Stroke Lab Seven Putter
This putter was designed to challenge the conventional putter. It employs a new weight distribution technique that will help a golfer improve the accuracy of his stroke.
- Innovative shaft the changes the dynamics of weight distribution
- The shaft is 40 grams lighter than conventional models
- Has a tip-heavy graphite that removes 40 grams of weight; this weight is distributed to other parts of the putter for maximum performance.
- Added weight on the sole of the grip
- Has better grip technology and design for strokes that the golfer can repeat
- Has no color variation to help you think that the putter is smaller, therefore making you focus on the impact point and not the face
- Has micro-hinge face insert to promote smooth roll
- Can make a “ping” noise upon contact
- Some models have a white line instead of three dots, making it hard to align
TaylorMade Spider Tour Red Standard Putter
This one is made for a golfer named Jason Day. It was designed to be precise. It has a smooth crown and does not have a sight line.
- Short neck
- Has high MOI
- Mallet design
- Lightweight body made of stainless steel
- Has vibration-dampening technology
- Silent feel
- Soft to the touch for easy handling
- The color of the face is different from the head to help address putting position
- Appealing to putters whose stroke have an arc
- Not cheap as the price comes from $250 and up
- Not a good choice for straight-and-through putters
Before you decide which putter to buy, you must understand that no club or manufacturer can make you a better putter. What these things do is that they perform well. They hit the ball on impact the way you want them to, and they make putting comfortable enough for you to roll the golf ball the way you like.
They were made for precision, and these products were designed as backed by science. The materials used are high-grade and are carefully selected for premium performance.
Remember the following things before you make a purchase:
- Choose the correct length – only buy a putter online if you have been golfing for a while and you know the appropriate length that will serve you well. Buy something too long or too short, and you will not be able to use it.
- Decide on the head shape – different putters were made with different heads. Some are mallets, some are blades, and some are mid-mallets. Each shape produces a different trajectory and has a different result.
Lastly, you need to know the kind of stroke you use. If your stroke has an arc and you cannot help it, you cannot use a face-balanced putter effectively. You are better off with a toe-hang putter.