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New putter helps Ian Poulter at WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play

Poulter’s penchant for putter-testing is well-publicized, and he mentioned no shortage of the rock-rollers arrive at his doorstep from all variety of manufacturers. 

“I am kind of trying them and I’m trying to get the right feel, the right look, and Scottie [Cameron] made me one a week ago, two weeks ago,” Poulter said. “I told him … I wanted some grooves in the face. He did it. It sits right, and that’s all I want. I want something that sits well, that looks nice and feels good. At the minute it’s working out quite nice!”

According to Titleist, Poulter worked with Scotty Cameron tour rep Drew Page at last week’s Honda Classic. Following some additional testing, he put it in play in Austin.

“Ian just loved the look of the 11 and the way it sits on the ground,” Page said. “Players continue to talk about how well the putter sets up and it’s a big reason that more and more continue to go into play. It doesn’t open, it doesn’t close, it just sits perfect.”

Poulter’s prototype putter has horizontal grooves on the face, whereas the retail Phantom X models feature a traditional milling pattern. 

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