Scotty Cameron launched the Phantom X line of putters in January on the PGA Merchandise Present, and right now Titleist’s grasp craftsman for putters introduced the discharge of the primary line extension to that household, the Phantom X 12.5.
A full-size mallet with a single alignment line, the Phantom X 12.5 has a middle part constituted of 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum with silver-toned 303 chrome steel sections within the heel and toe areas. The chrome steel is considerably heavier than the aluminum, so extra of the top’s general weight is within the perimeter, which stabilizes the membership on off-center hits.
The Phantom X 12.5 has an aluminum heart part and chrome steel items within the heel and toe. (Titleist)
The putter additionally has a pair of weights within the sole that may be adjusted both on the Titleist manufacturing facility or by a customized fitter. Longer putters sometimes include lighter weights, and shorter putters include heavier weights to standardize the swing weight, however golfers can get the weights personalized primarily based on their preferences.
The variations between the Phantom X 12.5 and the usual Phantom X 12 is the hosel configuration and the toe hold. The brand new putter has a low-bend shaft configuration that creates extra toe hold, so the putter is healthier suited to gamers with an arced placing stroke.
The Phantom X 12.5 reaches shops Dec. 12 and prices $429.