Membership: Bettinardi Antidote putters
Worth: $550 every
Specs: Carbon metal heads with interchangeable aluminum, chrome steel and copper weights; 340-360 grams complete weight
The Antidote household tries to remedy placing woes by serving to golfers begin the ball rolling quicker whereas enhancing really feel.
The extra a ball skids and bounces on the inexperienced as an alternative of rolling, the harder it’s to determine distance management and make putts. The Antidote putter household from Bettinardi was designed to assist golfers at each degree begin the ball rolling extra shortly whereas sustaining a fantastic really feel.
On the coronary heart of the Antidote putters is a brand new variable weight system designed into every of the three head shapes. It’s comprised of hexagonal weights that screw into the heel and toe space, and every Antidote putter comes with three pairs of weights produced from totally different supplies.
By choosing the 5-gram aluminum weights, 10-gram chrome steel weights or 15-gram copper weights, golfers not solely can improve or lower the swing weight and stability of the membership, they will modify the second of inertia.
Choosing the 15-gram copper weights maximizes MOI and forgiveness, however all three weight varieties place the middle of gravity greater within the face than most putters, above the equator of the ball, and Bettinardi says that helps begin the ball rotating ahead and rolling extra shortly.
The Antidote putters are comprised of mushy carbon metal to reinforce a golfer’s sense of contact on the greens.
The Antidote 1 is a basic heel-toe-weighted blade with a single white alignment line and a single-bend neck.
The Antidote 2, out there in left- and proper-hand variations in addition to a middle-shafted mannequin, is a sq.-wanting, excessive-MOI design with an extended white alignment line.
The Antidote three is a barely bigger, extra-squared model of the Antidote 1 with a plumber’s neck hosel as an alternative of the only bend neck.