New 2018 Putters – Give your Short Game a Boost this Season

by Maura Hutchinson

If you’re familiar with the saying, “drive for show, putt for dough” than you know how important it is to get your short game in check. Results on the greens can make or break a round so here’s a look at the latest golf putters in stock for 2018. Featuring all the latest technology and style to help keep your short game on target. Read on to see all the ranges available at GolfOnline plus a cheeky sneak peek at the new Scotty Cameron putters set to drop into store next month.

Odyssey O-Works Red and Black

The engineers at Odyssey believed they struck gold with their innovative Microhinge Insert Technology. So what did they do next? Designed a whole collection featuring Microhinge in a variety of new toe hang mallet head shapes. This is what happens when exceptional look and feel meets immediate roll.

Working off the success of the O-Works and the O-Works Red ranges, Odyssey has now developed 12 new O-Works Black models and also added six new Red ones. Featuring some of the most prolific models that have dominated professional golf for years, the brand has ensured there is a putter for every golfer in this collection. With Microhinge you can expect incredible gains in topspin and roll at impact regardless of your stroke, while the co-molded Thermoplastic Elastomer Feel Layer ensures great feel and will get the ball into a better roll at impact.

Cleveland TFi 2135 Satins and the Huntington Beach Collection

For Cleveland, 2018 is all about alignment and optimised speed on the green. Their latest creations, the TFi 2135 Satins, utilise the latest in technology to help you achieve perfect alignment regardless of address position.

Further benefitting from a multi-material head construction the TFi 2135s feel incredible. With 3-times deeper milling and a soft polymer TPU insert helping to dampen vibrations and enhance feedback for the ultimate soft feel. Each model benefits from its own unique milling pattern. Specifically designed to give each putter in the range the perfect distance control.

 The latest Huntington Beach collection from Cleveland promises the feel, performance and the look of a premium putter without the premium price tag. Featuring classic designs moulded with modern technology to bring everyday golfers incredible results that will improve scores. Check out the latest models below:

TaylorMade Spider

TaylorMade Golf is ready to take on 2018 with all its Spider might. Since Jason Day won the Players Championship in 2016 using a TaylorMade Spider putter, interest in the club has skyrocketed. The brand has heard the demand loud and clear and in turn has come out with an entire Spider Putter range for 2018. Offering a wide variety of sightlines, toe hangs, hosels and colour combinations to please just about every golfer. See the breakdown of Spider choices below:

Scotty Cameron

 They might not be available until the end of March but we’ve got you a sneak peek at the latest offering from putter genius Scotty Cameron. Comprising seven blade and mid-mallet models, the Titleist Scotty Cameron Select line for 2018 is high tech and elegantly designed.

“Everything I’ve learned from refining and redesigning Newport-style putters over the last two decades has gone into this 2018 Select line,” Master Craftsmen Scotty Cameron explained. Adding, “I always strive to raise the bar by incorporating new materials, milling and manufacturing techniques. I’m at the point with the Select line of putters that now I’m hyper-focused on the finest details.”

 Details which include a four-way balanced sole design as well as a tour-proven multi-material construction, combining face inlays of 303 stainless steel or 6061 aircraft-grade aluminium with stainless steel bodies for insane balance, better weight distribution and amazing sound and feel with every putt!