Putters used by the top 10 in strokes gained: putting

Rickie Fowler's Scotty Cameron putter Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Putters used by the top 10 in strokes gained: putting

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Putters used by the top 10 in strokes gained: putting

Only a few golfers are built like Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, with the ability to effortlessly pump out 320-yard tee shots with a 3-wood, but anyone can develop touch on the greens and become an effective putter.

While some may refer to it as a dark art, putting comes down to applying the ideal amount of force to the ball and getting it to roll on the proper line. How you chose to hold the club, and the type of putter you swing, is up to you.

The golfers listed below are the best in the business, ranking in the top 10 in strokes gained: putting – which measures in strokes per round how much better any one player is versus the average putter – on the PGA Tour. Their putters come in different shapes and finishes, ranging from classic blades to modern mallets.

Tyrrell Hatton

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1. Tyrrell Hatton, 1.075 strokes gained: putting
Ping Vault Oslo

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Matthew Fitzpatrick

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2. Matthew Fitzpatrick, .899
Yes Tracy II

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Rafa Cabrera Bello

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3. Rafa Cabrera Bello, .861
Scotty Cameron for Titleist Select Newport 2 prototype

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Luke Donald

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4. Luke Donald, .842
Odyssey Works Versa #7H CS

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Michael Thompson

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5. Michael Thompson, .840
Ping PLD Anser

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Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano

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6. Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, .731
Odyssey White Hot Pro #9

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Rickie Fowler's Scotty Cameron putter

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7. Rickie Fowler, .728
Scotty Cameron for Titleist Newport 2 GSS prototype

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Mackenzie Hughes

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8. Mackenzie Hughes, .727
Ping Scottsdale TR Piper C

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Graeme McDowell

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9. Graeme McDowell, .725
Odyssey White Hot #7

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Steve Wheatcroft's Scotty Cameron putter

(Titleist)

10. Steve Wheatcroft, .675
Scotty Cameron for Titleist Futura T5MB

 

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