Are counterbalanced putters good?

Are counterbalanced putters good?

Our data suggests that using a counterbalanced putter will not magically make any golfer a better putter. For out test group, neither Putts Made nor overall Accuracy improved to any significant degree as a result of switching to a counterbalanced model.

What is a counterbalanced designed putter?

A counterbalance putter is one that has weight added to the butt end to compensate for a heavier head. These putters are often longer than their regular counterparts.

What does a counterweight do for a putter?

Counter-weighting your putter can effectively slow down your hands as well, allowing the head to swing more naturally through the ball. The added weight in the grip can decrease the hands’ role and promote a pendulum-type stroke controlled by the arms and shoulders.

How much weight should I counterbalance my putter?

Our testing confirms that for the average golfer, having counterbalance significantly improves the stability of the putting stroke. For example, take a putter head that weighs 350 grams, add the shaft – 70 to 100 grams, and then a grip that weighs roughly 65 grams.

Should I counterweight my putter?

For everyday golfers, there are significant benefits of having counterbalance weight in putter grips. A counterweight is responsible for creating a smoother tempo and a consistent, repeatable stroke. For the most part, putter grips in the past 50 plus years have weighed on an average of 50 to 70 grams.

Should I add weight to my putter?

Most people don’t consider adding weight to the grip end of the putter, but doing so can help balance things out for a more unified feel. It effectively improves the whole putter’s MOI for more consistency, especially on off-center putts. It’s also a good way to quiet down the hands.

What putter grip does Rory McIlroy use?

It all starts with the Northern Irishman’s grip. Rory McIlroy grip features a slightly strong left hand position, which promotes freedom of movement in the arms and shoulders as he sweeps the club to the top and down into the ball.

Do pros use thick putter grips?

Pros. The thicker grips help to stabilize your arms and reduce wrist action. It makes it easy for arthritis suffers or those that struggle with a normal grip to enjoy more control. The additional weight the grip adds to the putter promotes a straight back straightforward motion.