Golfers are gear heads, equipment nerds and endless tinkerers, so when one of those late night infomercials comes on promising instant results after having a few drinks, we listen a little more intently and have a tendency to get a little click-happy online.
The strokes-gained statistics on the PGA Tour have put more emphasis on the long game, but a great putter can erase a lot of mistakes caused by other facets of the game. That’s what the Laser Putt is selling, and if you’re skeptical about it, you can take a look near the top of the strokes gained: putting statistics on the PGA Tour and find a handful of guys who use the Laser Putt, including Brandt Snedeker and Luke Donald.
So, what does it do? It’s two-laser design gives the player a clear visualization of the putter face, the stroke path and the backstroke length that helps the player to groove a consistent and accurate stroke every time. The benefit is that with the proper amount of practice, a player knows that if a putt misses, it comes down to the read or the speed of the putt, not a more complex combination.
For $109.99, the Laser Putt comes with the two-laser attachment that fits on any putter, a user’s guide and a 40-inch alignment and calibration guide. You can fix your putting stroke consistently for the price of one lesson.