A forged carbon steel clubhead further enhances feel at impact while an internal face perimeter cut-out design increases the effective hitting area on the face by about 15%. This provides more forgiveness on off center hits and better ballspeed retention overall.
Below you’ll find a list of putting-stat leaders and their flatsticks. Trend watch: All of these guys except Phil Mickelson play a mallet design but even Lefty’s flange-blade has mallet-like characteristics.
The new RTX 4 also differs from the previous RTX 3 by offering less offset a more compact profile and four new sole grinds all of which were designed via significant input from Cleveland Tour staff members like Keegan Bradley Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry.
The newest iteration of the Srixon Soft Feel ($19.99/dozen) golf ball is a two-piece model aimed at players looking for straight distance with a very soft feel at impact.
Although a lot was made of DJ’s switch from his Scotty Cameron blade to the Spider Tour Black Jason Day was already playing almost the exact same putter in Red. DJ evidently expressed interest and the rest is history. Day’s model is basically identical except for a slightly softer Surlyn face insert.