PGA Show 2012: Putters, in pictures

  • Odyssey displays a wide assortment of putters during the first day of the the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.
  • PGA Merchandise Show attendees try out putters at Odyssey's display during the opening of 2012 PGA Merchandise Show.
  • TaylorMade offers an assortment of Ghost putters in white, a color popularized with its drivers, fairway metals and hybrids over the past year.
  • James Burns of Shelton, Conn., tries out a Ghost putter at the TaylorMade exhibition during the first day of the PGA Merchandise Show.
  • Rife still offers putters in its traditional chrome finish as well as the new Tropical finish at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show.
  • Rife's offerings include several putters in the company's new Tropical finish at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show.
  • Ping has developed a putter app for smartphones, called iPing, that analyzes a player's stroke and suggests which putter fits that stroke. The phone rests in a cradle on the shaft during the stroke. Ping's Jenn Sun helps Patrick Aldrich of Sharon Country Club in Sharon, Conn., with the iPing putter app.
  • Titleist's Scotty Cameron Select putter line includes several new mid-length and long putters, such as the GoLo Mid, the Newport 2 Mid and the Big Sur S.
  • Edel offers a nearly endless array of custom options in its putter line, including six heads, 15 necks, many lofts and lies, and customized finishes and markings.