I have seen several mentions that history was broken equipment wise this past week. Not to take anything away from Keegan Bradley’s win at the 2011 PGA Championship, but he wasn’t the first to win a major with a belly putter. That accomplishment goes to Angel Cabrera at the 2009 Masters, or does it? Cabrera used a belly putter but held it with two hands on the end like a convention putter. So is a belly putter only a belly putter if it is anchored to the belly and the hands are held lower on the grip? That is for historians to argue about.
Still, no one has won a major with a long putter. However, in the same week as Bradley’s well-deserved win, the winner of the LPGA Future Tour Eagle Classic won with a long putter. To my surprise it was an older Dynacraft model (DT-50) that many of you might remember.
If you or one of your customers are looking to make a belly putter and need a good clubhead choice from the Hireko line up, take a look at the Acer CB7. This center-shafted model takes a straight shaft has an adequate weight for a belly putter.
|Acer CB7 Putter – Custom Assembled||Starting at $34.95 each|
|Karma Belly Putter Grip||$5.99 each|