Is a face balanced putter best?
Face balanced putters tend to work better for players with a straight backstroke and follow-through. This is opposed to players who have a stroke that creates an arc. If you do have a generally straight back stroke and follow-through a face balanced putter will help keep the ball straight on it’s roll.
Does Scotty Cameron make a face balanced putter?
Arriving in June 2022, the all-new Phantom X 5s enters the line with a straight shaft crafted specifically for players looking for a zero-offset option for ease of aligning the face while supporting a straight-back-straight-through putting stroke.
Do PGA pros use face balanced putters?
Golfers on the pro tour use a wide range of putters; everything from face balanced to toe hang in both mallet and blade styles. While many golfers like Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm have opted for face balanced putters at times, others like Phil Mickelson swear by a toe hanging blade.
How do you know if you need a face balance putter?
Here’s how to tell the difference: Place the putter on a countertop or table, with the clubhead hanging off the edge. If the toe points down to any degree, it’s a toe-hang model. If the face points straight up, it’s face-balanced.
What does a face balanced putter look like?
If the toe is drooping slightly, that means you have some semblance of toe hang in your putter. If the toe/face point towards the sky, you have a face-balanced putter. The neck design (slant, plumber’s, etc.) and shaft bend directly affect the amount of toe hang in a particular putter.
Do Tour pros use face balanced putters?
Why use a face balance putter?
The main benefit of a face-balanced putter is that the face won’t open as much on the way back and close as much through contact. This type of putter is suited for someone with a fairly straight putting stroke. The majority of “weekend golfers” probably don’t have a lot of ark in their putting stroke.