Limited-edition Scotty Cameron Champions Choice putters are inspired by the renowned designer's Major and tour-winning putters.
Inspired by the putters he has made for Major winners and champions on the worldwide professional tours, Scotty Cameron has re-imagined one of his most iconic designs to create three new models called Champions Choice.
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Crafted in a limited run, the new putters bring the sleek, tour-proven shapes of the Special Select family of putters together with an integrated Teryllium insert and Scotty Cameron’s revered “Button Back” set-up, as well as unique graphics and accessories celebrating the history of winning with Scotty Cameron putters.
The Champions Choice putters will be offered in three models: Newport Button Back, Newport 2 Button Back and Flowback 5.5 Button Back.
Each putter features a solid milled 303 stainless steel body with a soft Teryllium inlay fused together with the iconic button head machine screws and modern vibration dampening technology.
“We’ve had a very good run over the past 25 years with tour victories, and major championships in particular," Cameron said. "After the incredible response we received from the Teryllium T22 Limited Release, and with back-to-back U.S. Open wins (2017 and 2018) with a Button Back, I had the idea for Champions Choice as a way to bring back the Button Back, but in a new, modern way.
“As we were designing and manufacturing the Special Select line, upgrading and refining our blade and mid-mallet shapes, the Champions Choice project endured. Now I’m finally ready to showcase it and offer three very special new designs based on everything we’ve done to refine the Special Select line, but with the Teryllium inlay and the Button Back look.
"I love this design, as Champions Choice celebrates the tour victories players have racked up over the years using our putters, while also offering dedicated golfers the same level of playable performance.”
Long regarded as an insert with unmistakably soft feel, the return of Teryllium in the iconic Button Back setup celebrates the history of this beloved design element. Its incorporation into the modern Newport, Newport 2 and Flowback 5.5 models offers, in these brand-new setups, the timeless characteristics associated with previous generations of legendary Scotty Cameron putters.
The traditional elastomer material of the original Button Backs has been supplemented with the addition of a high-tech vibration dampening material placed between the face insert and the putter head. The combination works perfectly with the Button Back fastening system to provide the unmatched feel and feedback of this renowned material with the extraordinary reliability of a face insert fused with both adhesive and screws.
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The three Champions Choice models present golfers with two blade options with plumbing necks and a compact mid-mallet with a slantback neck. They're all available in 33", 34" and 35" lengths.
Each putter features heel-toe weighting with two Tungsten weights (Newport, Newport 2) or stainless steel weights (Flowback 5.5) and stepless steel shafts.
A silver misting process gives each model a glare resistant sheen while Scotty Cameron's familiar three-dot theme carries through to the back cavity with translucent red, white and blue accents around the machine screw heads. The colour combination carries through to the winner’s stripes designed into the face and sole, while the milled sight lines are painted black.
So how do the three models differ?
Champions Choice Newport Button Back putter
Cameron's new Champions Choice Newport Button Back pays homage to the spirit of the original design, but with numerous refinements.
Based on the current Special Select Newport head shape, this Button Back also includes a silver misted stainless steel finish, flat topline and performance balanced tungsten weights in conjunction with the Teryllium insert.
Champions Choice Newport 2 Button Back putter
Inspired by the putter that was trusted to Brooks Koepka's back-to-back US Open victories in 2017 and 2018, the Champions Choice Newport 2 Button Back incorporates decades of design refinements, bringing together the soft feel of a Teryllium alloy inlay, with the updated shape and performance of a modern Newport 2 milled from 303 stainless steel with customisable sole weights and a player preferred, narrower topline.
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Champions Choice Flowback 5.5 Button Back putter
With its classic rounded profile, the Champions Choice Flowback 5.5 Button Back has a slantback neck inspired by the prototype putters made for players on the worldwide professional golf tours.
Uniquely designed and angled back toward the heel, the neck offers enhanced toe flow and nearly one shaft of offset for a curvy mid-mallet that not only employs the Teryllium inlay, but also the weight-saving inclusion of a 6061 aircraft grade aluminium sole plate.
All three putters come with a matching Button Back Limited headcover in the line’s red, white and blue colour scheme and include a grey Pistolini Plus grip with black lettering. Additionally, a custom Champions Choice shaft band adorns each model.
The new Scotty Cameron Champions Choice putters are available from August 6 with an RRP OF £599.