How does it look behind the ball?
The first impression you get of the Yes Sara 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 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
, this was a disappointment.
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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
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 the Yes Sara roll the ball?
As with all other
, the roll one gets from the Sara 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 was a
surprise and made the putter a much more realistic attractive proposition for
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
TaylorMade Rossa Spider
Lots of hype when this putter launched, but initially the pros who rely on their putters didn't stick with the Spider. Since then it's evolved into a great putter
Odyssey 2 Ball
The iconic putter of the 2000s - easy to aim, great feel
One of the most revolutionary designs in putting. Love it or hate the look, the results are good
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 7
Super popular shape available in many different models with a winning alignment system and amazing feel
Odyssey White Ice Progressive Terron Mid
Sharp-edged spaceship of a putter - you need to like futuristic shapes to use this one!
Ping Crazy E
One of the easiest putters to line up we've ever tested, but feel is hollow
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
TaylorMade Ghost Corza
Odd-looking putter to start with, but a great putter in terms of roll and feel with a look you can get used to. Justin Rose used this putter for his first PGA tour win.
Yes Natalie (C-Groove)
Futuristic design with amazing roll and super long aimline.
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