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Yes Sara-12

Yes Sara-12

How does it look behind the ball?

The first impression you get of the Yes Sara-12 when addressing the ball is that the head is seriously big.

The long aimline is helpful with alignment and this is further aided by the white backing to that aimline. It's long and parallel to the target line, so gives you a really good impression of where the face is aiming.

That's where the attractive qualities of the Sara-12 ended in my eyes. For me, the silvery color didn't look as solid and refined as the competition and for a putter that is trying to compete with high-end competition from manufacturers such as Ping and Odyssey, this was a disappointment.

on a Yes Sara-12...



The shape of the putter, too, somehow didn't give me much of a sense of confidence. It seemed too busy with too many different lines and angles to be reliable.

How does it feel?

The feel from the face of the this putter was a little tinny which added to my doubts that I would get on well with it.

However, I was seriously impressed by the feel for speed and distance I got. As this is one of the most crucial parts of the putting puzzle, this has the potential to make up for the putter's unfortunate appearance.

How does it roll the ball?

As with all other C-Groove putters, the roll one gets from the Sara-12 is beautiful. You get a real sense of the ball rolling end-over-end and transferring the speed of the putter head to the ball reliably.




The delicate feedback and feel from the Yes Sara-12 was a surprise and made the putter a much more realistic attractive proposition for me.

The sound of the strike on the putter is much more lightweight than one would expect, but you would probably get over this, especially given the results you're likely to achieve with the putter's excellent roll.


Others to consider:



Cleveland logo

Cleveland

 

Cleveland T Frame Cleveland T-Frame Surprisingly well finished futuristic putter. If you like see through frame designs this is a good value-for-money option

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Never Compromise

 

Never Compromise Voodoo Daddy Belly Putter Never Compromise Voodoo Daddy Super-long aimline and futuristic design. Solid, affordable belly putter.



Never Compromise NCX Ray Never Compromise NCX Ray Nice face balanced belly putter with a big, but light head.

on a Never Compromise putter...

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Odyssey

 

Odyssey 2 Ball Odyssey 2 Ball The iconic putter of the 2000s - easy to aim, great feel



Odyssey Backstryke Odyssey Backstryke One of the most revolutionary designs in putting. Love it or hate the look, the results are good



Odyssey 2 Ball Blade Odyssey 2 Ball Blade Padraig Harrington used this combination of blade and 2 ball design to win majors, but what's it like?



Odyssey White Hot 7l Odyssey White Hot 7L Great looking long putter with slightly dead feel - excellent for fast greens

 

Odyssey White Ice Progressive Terron Mid Odyssey White Ice Progressive Terron Mid Sharp edged star ship of a putter - you need to like futuristic shapes to use this one!

on an Odyssey putter...
 

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Ping



Ping Crazy E Ping Crazy E One of the easiest putters to line up we've ever tested, but feel is hollow



Ping Scottsdale Pickemup Ping Scottsdale Pickemup This cross between the Batman sign & a Star Wars fighter has surprisingly good feel



Ping iN Wack-E Ping iN Wack-E A radical spin off from the successful (but hollow-sounding) G5i Craz-E



Ping IN Ping IN Technology has led the Ping designers to create a holy mess of a putter. If you love the weird and the wacky, you might (just) like this

on a Ping putter...
 

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Rife

 

Rife Hybrid Tour Mallet Rife Hybrid Tour Mallet Despite the Tour element to this putter's name, we haven't seen any of them actually on the pro tours. One of the least impressive of Rife's range

on a Rife putter...
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Scotty Cameron

 

Scotty Cameron Futura Scotty Cameron Futura Phil Mickelson toyed with the Futura, before heading back to a blade. The first of the truly futuristic putters, and probably about as attractive as they're ever going to be

on a Scotty Cameron putter...

 

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Taylormade

 

TaylorMade Rossa Spider TaylorMade Rossa Spider Lots of hype when this putter launched, but pros who rely on their putters have not stuck with the Spider



TaylorMade Ghost Corza TaylorMade Ghost Corza Beautiful square-designed Anser with great aimlines - well worth a look!

on a Taylormade putter...
 

Yes Golf logo

Yes

 

Yes Natalie (C-Groove) Yes Natalie Futuristic design with amazing roll and super long aimline.



Yes Emma Yes Emma The least attractive of the Yes belly putters - although that's just our opinion

on a Yes putter...
 

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