Favorite. You definitely need to grip down a bit on it and there could be slight issues with your hands being ahead of the ball impacting loft on the putter. SuperStroke states that this grip features new Traxion, but it doesn’t change the classic feel dramatically. Thanks. However, it’s how the grip is installed that changes its appearance with that butt end facing your lead arm. Patented No Taper Technology creates even grip pressure to help you for a more consistent stroke. I just got one but I haven’t decided what putter to put it on yet. If a golfer has used a belly putter or long putter, the arm lock grip can be a great alternative to anchoring. If it makes you feel better, I never really had an issue with that. I really struggled with this putter grip as I putt cross-handed. It bugged me, but after reading this, I am wondering if I need to give it a go again. I want to figure out which putter I want it on so I am not changing it around. Otherwise, for some, it would be front and center. Change your grip. I opted to regrip with a SuperStoke Tour 2.0. Super Stroke Traxion Tour 2.0 Putter Grip. See I still disagree with you on this…but I think that’s what this grip is going to lend to and be very user dependant. Enquire. Have you ever seen a putter grip company take the world by storm the way Super Stroke has? Patented No Taper Technology creates even grip pressure to help you for a more consistent stroke. I really enjoyed this write up. Cross handed this grip doesn’t do anything for you. The grip isn’t designed with lefthand-low in mind. Pros of the Arm Lock Grip. Looks fun and different. Super Stroke Traxion Tour Golf Grips. Required fields are marked *. The main problem I’ve seen with them has been the stitching so I don’t doubt it, It’s funny how our playing partners can notice things that we don’t. It’s either going to be on the left hand placement side or right hand. Since the launch of Garsen Grips' revolutionary, first putter grip design, Garsen Grips has become one of the world's most sought-after putter grip brand. Starting at. I’ll see if I can pull mine off the Scotty I used it with. 8.9500 $8.95 Color. SuperStroke will be closing our office for our annual shutdown on Wednesday December 16th, 2020 and we will be re-opening Monday January 4th, 2021. I love the concept, but when I had one in hand at the PGA Superstore near me, I didn’t love the forward-press feel. Quantity Add To Cart. The more uncomfortable part was finding a consistent place for my right hand, which is why it needs to hit higher on my arm to allow that space. $24.99. I wear a golf gps watch on my left hand, because of the shape and location of the wrist lock feature it … Your email address will not be published. $7.99. The grip still has that light, somewhat hollow feeling, and there’s ample tack to keep it secure in your hands. Because of this design, there are some limitations to this type of grip and putting style. Super Stroke Traxion Wrist Lock Putter Grips. I understand it’s you opinion but I’d love to know Super strokes thoughts on it too. Super Stroke Traxion Wrist Lock Putter Grips. ADD TO CART. Although I have never been a fan of SS grips, the concept of this one intrigued me when I first read about it. Weakness 1: Putter Length There’s a reason that Arm Lock Putters range from 38 to 43 inches. Patented No Taper Technology® creates even grip pressure for a more consistent stroke. $19.99. The SuperStroke TRAXION WristLock Tech-Port putter grip has a profile of 1.47” width and a 13.75” grip length. It took some experimentation during testing to find a comfortable setup with the WristLock, but the results were hard to ignore. “Different golfers need different things to play their best, which is why we offer a wide range of putter grips,” says SuperStroke CEO Dean Dingman. The WristLock is USGA® approved and engineered to “lock” in the upper wrist to prevent any unwanted motion leads to greater consistency in starting the … SuperStroke Golf. However, when sizing it up, it just didn’t look like it would get the job done. The player may use any putting grip with the arm lock method so long as they maintain the forward angle of the putter through the stroke. $11.00. Otherwise the grip is basically upside-down, if that makes sense. I’d imagine it would be nice to have it hit the left wrist/forearm but I’m interested in your experience. And only because I’ve never had one in hand, what do you think the drawback or issues might arise from putting it on a center shaft putter? 9.9500 $9.95 Color. The GolfWorks ST0128. In fact, the grip this replaced was a 2014 Ryder Cup 1.0 grip. I’m cross handed as well. Willian70: “Pure guess here, but it looks like an alternative to arm lock Maybe wrist locking. Im so mixed on this. When using the WristLock grip, there are straightforward comparisons to the Arm Lock style of putting that we see guys like Matt Kuchar, Bryson DeChambeau, and Webb Simpson employ on the PGA Tour. It seems like if a person wants to go to this style of grip or arm lock style of putting you almost need to get properly fit for loft/lie or be willing to get your current putter tweaked. More information can be found at www.superstrokeusa.com. Hands down, the essential question was, how did it work? 6.1900 $6.19 Color. Moreso than probably any other grip on the market. I had my eyes on this Wrist Lock tech because it’s been one thing that is really missing from my grip since I switched. I used a toe hang putter that I was comfortable with and one I normally forward press. However, it’s how the grip is installed that changes its appearance with that butt end facing your lead arm. I really enjoyed this write up. I have worked with wrist lock putting before so was eager to try this one out, but the stitching placement or something around it just felt off. So, go ahead and lock in! You need the added length in the grip in order for it to ride up your wrist comfortably. SuperStroke Legacy Flatso 1.0 CounterCore Putter Grip. Doesn’t mean it can’t and won’t work though. Honestly, I’d like to have a larger version, kinda 2.0 version…. Unique profile works for both right and left-handed golfers due to the orientation of the grip during the installation process. WAS: $24.99 * SuperStroke Pistol GT 2.0 CounterCore Putter Grip. @Kpt37 you mention that you came from an arm lock where you're used to more loft than a standard Golo 5, that could be a factor too. Fans will be happy to know that it carries over that familiar feel as well. ). For testing purposes, Wrist Lock was paired with a Scotty Cameron Newport 2.5 putter. When comparing this setup to other 34″ putters I have laying around, the butt end of the grip does seem to add between a 1/4″ to 1/2″. Question, would you recommend these type of grips only on full face balanced putters or toe hang as well? Colors:             Green/White, Orange/White, Black/White, Weight:           75g, can add CounterCore weights. Like I said, it’s bound to draw some polarizing opinions. I am going to get one and give it a try. Grips and putters are a frontier I need to explore more. Webb Simpson is an interesting case study as he was an above-average, steady putter on tour while players were able to anchor. The Traxion WristLock putter grip is 13.75” in length and available in one size but a variety of colors including: Orange/White, Lime/White and Black/White. Curious to see if anyone has given this grip a chance? This one though, with the right putter, could be something I stick with for a bit. They did not. For instance, there are putters out there that won’t pair up with a forward press unless you want to have your favorite putter head modified by perhaps adding some offset and loft. This pairing was no accident as it is a putter that I tend to roll with a bit more a forward press than I do with some other putters in the stable. They had it mounted to a short shaft in a demo set. Arm Lock, four players (5.8 percent) Most commonly used with a conventional grip, the shaft of the putter rests up against the lead forearm, which promotes the arm and putter … If you are a golfer that hunches over more, you might not have to worry too much about lengthening your putter shaft, whereas if you are more upright, a longer shaft might be needed. I don’t think it would have worked well on my old Ping CrazE center shafted putter, but on some FB models with some offset I think it could still be viable. 29.9900 $29.99 Color. $24.98. Super Stoke’s WristLock grip isn’t as drastic as the Arm Lock putters. This seems so common sense but it wasn’t anywhere else. He has been a member of The Hackers Paradise for over 7 years and been involved with a number of THP events. Certainly the downside to their style. It’s hard to say if there is going to be a one size fits all install method with this grip. During this time, we will not be selling or shipping any online orders.Have a safe and happy holiday and see everyone again in 2021. The SuperStroke Traxion WristLock Putter Grip is USGA® approved and engineered to “lock” in the upper wrist to prevent any unwanted motion leads to greater consistency in starting the ball on-line and overall distance control. Description SuperStroke Traxion Wristlock Putter Grips are engineered to lock in the upper wrist, preventing unwanted motion, which helps you start the ball on-line and improves distance control. The wait is over, the NEW Wristlock putter grip has arrived! PUTTER GRIPS TRAXION SERIES You will possibly putting your hands down lower on this grip than you do with your current grip so if would effectively play shorter. Made to Lock Your Wrist UPDATE: The critics reviews have been flooding the internet since the release a little over a month ago. Golfers will find its appearance as a very recognizable member of the Super Stroke family. So I cheated on it for a round this weekend as a putter search continues….I putted pretty poorly. Made to Lock Your Wrist. I agree with above. document.write("Loading Custom Ratings..."); I’m going to order one this week to play around with on my non-gamer first. Sure, they have expanded to club grips now as well, but their bread and butter are hands down the putter grip, which remains popular both on tour and at the local muni. I thought Velcro banding your wrist to the putter would be illegal lol, Question is, Will it match well with face balanced or center stroke puters? Did they have a demo of it on a putter for you to try? With the grip locked against my wrist and my hands positioned slightly lower, the putter felt like an extension of my left arm. Great article Dean, thanks for the write up. The answer for that can go in a few different directions, but overall, I was impressed with the results. To the point my playing partner asked where this grip was because I rolled it so well our previous time out. Parallel design has uniform lower hand profile to minimize grip pressure and maintain putter head path for a more consistent stroke. After switching to an Arm Lock putting method, he has climbed the rankings to become one of the top putters on tour. I switched from them last year because I felt it was time for a change and really found something that I liked better during another review. I would think (hope) this grip would favor a straight back to straight through stroke and a face balanced putter style. Super Stroke Traxion Wrap Golf Grip. SuperStroke Flatso 1.0 Putter Grip. $9.40. Recently installed this on my Toulon 7 and absolutely love the grip. It won’t stop me from buying it, but I’m already going to curse the added space at the bottom of the bag. is the black strap on your wrist your watch or is that something to do with the grip ? Super Stoke’s WristLock grip isn’t as drastic as the Arm Lock putters. I want to say that believing is seeing, and in that case, it’s a different option that could be worthy of a look. When I putt cross handed with it, the notch raises up more towards the lower/middle of my forearm, but still gives me that same left arm lock feel. Performance SuperStroke Traxion Wristlock Putter Grips Feature: Authentic SuperStroke WristLock Putter Grips Made to Lock Your Wrist The WristLock is USGA® approved and engineered to "lock" in the upper wrist to prevent any unwanted motion leads to greater consistency in starting the ball on-line and overall distance control. Well, the fine folks at Super Stroke have come out with a new grip called the WristLock, which will help those looking for a way to stabilize their stroke. The GolfWorks ST0134. Starting at. I’ve played some center shaft putters. I’m not sure I’m down with messing with my putters just to try a grip. Watch as Mark Timms, CEO from Cool Clubs, walks through the design logic of the WristLock with the aid of Cool Club’s in-house human robot and Tour Pro, Tom Kalinowski (T.K. Thanks for the offer I have a Wrist Lock grip sitting in my office. $29.99. Looking for greater consistency in controlling the putter face? There is little doubt that it has produced some positive results, but my mind starts filling up with thoughts about playing a putter that is losing so much loft. While I may have sacrificed some feel, I found some consistency on the greens that had evaded me during the earlier parts of the season. Although removing their grips is really difficult if it doesn’t work. WAS: $34.99 * Ping Blackout Standard Putter Grip. Annnnnnnnnd because im an absolute headcase and about 15 mins of reading and research from. Keep standard putter, but with the grip, you can lock the grip into the wrist. I don’t think Id throw it on a center shaft putter per say. Your email address will not be published. It also played a touch longer than my current putter, which I mentioned above. His stats plummeted after the implementation of the anchoring ban. If you install the Wrist Lock putter grip on a 34" putter is will be approximately a 34.25" to 34.5" finished length because of the thickness of the grip cap. That was certainly my experience too, but isn’t the little notch at the butt-end of the grip supposed to cradle the lead wrist? I’m all for anything that makes the putting stroke more mechanical, honestly. Each person has different size hands which put their wrists with different indentations and sizes. Excuse the lame spur of the moment illustration. I guess at the end of the day, if more putts start going in, something works! SuperStroke Traxion WristLock Putter Grip. In my experience, a FP doesn’t jive as well with a center shaft putter. But I know a lot of you prefer that method of putting, so this Golf Monthly review of the SuperStroke Wrist Lock Putter Grip is something you'll want to see. Starting at. In terms of shaping, this grip doesn’t look that far out of the ordinary at first glimpse; the top portion makes it look like it’s an enlarged pistol grip. The WristLock "Conforms to the Rules of Golf" and is engineered to “lock” in the upper wrist for both right hand and left hand players to prevent any unwanted motion leads to greater consistency in starting the ball on-line and overall distance control. The GolfWorks ST0128. I like the personal testing narrative in the write up. The forward press the grip also promotes is tough to adjust to, especially if that’s not already part of your natural putting stroke. I’m a left hand low putter so you can really feel the knob of the wrist lock portion press into your wrist… not sure it will make me a better putter, but really like the feel. Starting at. I feel like that is going to be the best way to sell this thing, Why does cross handed matter with this? Great review Dean. SuperStroke Traxion WristLock Golf Putter Grip | Advanced Surface Texture That Improves Feedback and Tack | Made to Lock Your Wrist | Minimize Grip Pressure … Designed to accept all SuperStroke “Tech-Port” accessories including the CounterCore weight system to engage the larger muscles for a more stable and repeatable putting stroke. It’s not a grip I would gravitate towards and I will be curious to see how much this one sells for SS. Wouldn’t the loft of the putter and length of the shaft have to be adjusted as well? Starting at. $19.99. SuperStroke Traxion Wristlock Putter Grips are engineered to lock in the upper wrist, preventing unwanted motion, which helps you start the ball on-line and improves distance control. Relatable. I’d try one for sure.” osubuckeyes61: “I’d buy this immediately. Item Description. Pricing is set at $29.99. WAS: $34.99 * SuperStroke Slim 3.0 Odyssey Putter Grip. One would think. If you find a lower price on SuperStroke Grips somewhere else, we'll match it with our Best Price Guarantee. If so, I can gladly send it your way. Ever since the governing bodies put an anchoring ban in place, those affected golfers have been working to find ways to stabilize their stroke. Super Stroke Traxion Wrap Golf Grip. They are super hard to get off and reuse so I am a little worried about that. I’ve been waiting for this write up, well done. Features. I’m sure this will be a big hit with people looking for that extra reminder or help keeping their wrist quiet through the stroke. Therefore, this was installed on a 34″ putter. I just read through the review and while I think it’s a good idea, I’m not sure I like the idea of messing with it on one of my current putters. These “Traxion Zones” boosts feedback and responsiveness in the locations where the sensitive parts of a golfer’s hands contact the grip surface. Shop SuperStroke Grips at Golf Galaxy. WAS: $34.99 * SuperStroke Legacy Pistol GT 2.0 CounterCore Putter Grip. In terms of shaping, this grip doesn’t look that far out of the ordinary at first glimpse; the top portion makes it look like it’s an enlarged pistol grip. I have worked with wrist lock putting before so was eager to try this one out, but the stitching placement or something around it just felt off. Dismiss, ©2019 Changing The Grip, Changing The Game |. Don’t know what I think about the grip. 3 colors offered. Although I would argue that RH still makes up 90%, so perhaps going that way. That means I should probably buy one and experience it for the learning. $24.98. SuperStroke WristLock Putter Grip FREE SHIPPING WITHIN NEW ZEALAND! Favorite. Obviously depending on your setup, you are going to have to forward press with this grip. The WristLock is USGA® approved and engineered to “lock” in the upper wrist to prevent any unwanted motion leads to greater consistency in starting the ball on-line and overall distance control. Sign In. You know that result that happens when you make a wristy stroke? Dean DeCrescenzo is a THP staff writer that currently resides in upstate New York. SuperStroke’s WristLock Putter Grip is our newest golf grip and is engineered to "lock" in the upper wrist to prevent any unwanted motion. 45.5500 $45.55 Color. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. @ddec ? That makes a lot of sense. Favorite. The theory being that this reduced motion will make players more consistent in both accuracy and distance. My putting stroke felt a bit more rigid, almost mechanical, but yet it was very repeatable. You probably would not have to go as drastic as the Arm Lock putters we see on the market, but remember that the stronger the forward press, the more the loft decreases. So maybe, just maybe, there is something to this style of putting. View our Super Stroke products GOLF PRIDE GRIPS For over six decades, we’ve been the global leader in golf grip innovation and technology, from the invention of the slip-on grip to groundbreaking advancements in cord with our new Brushed Cotton Technology (BCT®) to the introduction of the hybrid category of grips. Super Stroke Traxion Wrist Lock Putter Grip. “The new WristLock grip builds on the success of SuperStroke’s proven models on the PGA Tour®, adding a new design profile and technology that help golfers reduce unwanted wrist/hand action in order to start more balls on-line.”. This might be the most super stroke thing ever. 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