Titleist's seven new Scotty Cameron Models include four-way balanced sole design, increased vibration dampening technology with refined contours and setups
The next generation of Scotty Cameron Select putters – introducing new four-way sole balancing technology – continues the evolution of a line engineered for performance, milled to precision and designed with elegance.
Available in golf shops worldwide beginning 30th March, the 2018 Select line advances Titleist Master Putter Maker Scotty Cameron's proven multi-material construction methodology of combining face inlays of either 303 stainless steel or 6061 aircraft-grade aluminium with stainless steel bodies for superior balance, weight distribution, sound and feel.
The new Select line features seven tour-validated modern blade and mid-mallet models. The new Select Laguna joins Scotty's classic Select Newport, Newport 2 and Newport 2.5 blade styles, while the popular Fastback and Squareback return in updated mid-mallet offerings. Rounding out the line is the heel-shafted mid-mallet Select Newport 3.
Master Craftsmen Scotty Cameron said: "Everything I've learned from refining and redesigning Newport-style putters over the last two decades has gone into this 2018 Select line. I always strive to raise the bar by incorporating new materials, milling and manufacturing techniques. I'm at the point with the Select line of putters that now I'm hyper-focused on the finest details."
"Tour players pick up on things most people don't, but those details can make a big difference in how a putter performs. We've reengineered the sole to account for the shaft and grip weight by actually moving metal in minute increments to help the putter align perfectly. I call it four-way sole balancing because we've balanced the putter from face to cavity, and from heel to toe."
The 2018 Select line employs three unique setups – incorporating Scotty's innovative face inlays that wrap around the sole and disappear from the player's view at address – to complement each putter shape and size:
・ New 2018 Select Newport, Newport 2, Newport 2.5 and Laguna models are modern heel-and-toe weighted blades designed to support flowing strokes in several player preferred setups. Each model features a sole-to-topline 303 stainless steel inlay that is precision mid-milled and hand-buffed to a brilliant, metallic finish, then bonded to the stainless-steel body using up to 30 percent more high-tech vibration dampening material than previous models. This fusion of materials provides golfers with ultra-responsive feel and feedback at impact.
・ New 2018 Select Newport 3 is a heel-shafted mid-mallet, based on the classic Newport head shape, designed with a flow neck (with 3⁄4" offset) for the player who needs additional toe flow in his stroke. Multi-material technology – featuring a precision milled, lightweight 6061 aircraft grade aluminium face inlay fused to the precision-milled 303 stainless-steel body – distributes weight for higher MOI performance. A left-handed Newport 3 was also added to the line for 2018.
・ New Select Fastback and Squareback mid-mallets combine 6061 aircraft grade aluminium inlays with Scotty's wrap-around face-sole technology. The face-sole component is a single piece of lightweight aluminium that wraps down and around to create the midsection of the sole. This construction concentrates weight on the perimeter to produce higher MOI and stability for "straight back/straight through" strokes. The lightweight aluminium face-sole is fine tuned for sound and feel through increased vibration dampening material attached to the stainless-steel core. Each 2018 Fastback and Squareback putter has been refined with a milled sightline in the flange in lieu of the pop-through feature.
Scotty Cameron Newport Putter: RRP £365
The iconic "three-step" Newport shape was designed to sit evenly at address and enhanced with four-way balanced precision milling. Updated graphics extend Scotty's iconic three red dot theme to the face, heel and sole.
Scotty Cameron Newport 2.5 Putter: RRP £365
The Newport 2.5 employs softer milling of the flare neck that provides players with 3⁄4 shaft offset and higher toe flow, while incorporating the line's four-way sole balancing setup and improved vibration dampening material connecting the face to the body.
Scotty Cameron Newport 3 (RH/LH) Putter: RRP £365
The heel-shafted Newport 3 brings together a teardrop shaped design with high toe flow. Flange milling has been smoothed for more sculpted contours with updated four-way sole balancing and improved vibration dampening. A left-handed Newport 3 option joins the 2018 Select line, offering a heel-shafted, higher toe flow, small mallet option to the line.
Scotty Cameron Squareback Putter: RRP £365
Scotty's 2018 Select Squareback has a milled sightline for a clean look at address. The milled line versus prior pop-through alignment allows for more vibration dampening material to be placed between the sole and the flange of the aircraft grade aluminium face-sole. This design also extends our multi-material methodology with softer contours, subtle shape refinements and a new face-sole configuration.
Scotty Cameron Newport 2 (RH/LH) Putter: RRP £365
With subtle refinements to topline radius milling, the Newport 2 appears slightly thinner from address for a Tour-preferred setup favoured by the world's top players. Up to 30 percent more vibration dampening material improves sound as well.
Scotty Cameron Laguna Putter: RRP £365
Scotty's newest, re-engineered Laguna brings back a popular head shape with 2018 Select line technology, including a mid-milled stainless-steel face inlay, four-way balanced sole milling and improved vibration dampening technology.
Scotty Cameron Fastback Putter: RRP £365
The 2018 Select Fastback features a single milled flange line giving it a cleaner, Tour-preferred look at address while allowing for more vibration dampening material to be placed between the sole and the flange of the putter. The 6061 aircraft grade aluminium face-sole inlay has been refined to allow for weight to be distributed to the perimeter of the putter head for enhanced forgiveness.