Gearing Up: Axis 1 Golf

The decision made last year by golf’s governing bodies to propose a ban the anchored  stroke delivered a blow to putter companies who had struck gold with the belly- and long-putter niche. Axis 1 Golf hopes to bring a fitting alternative to fans who were impacted by the ban and aren’t quite ready to resort to a traditional flatstick.

According to GolfWRX, Axis 1 Golf is not your typical money-club. Their putter design is non-traditional, slightly gaudy and can take some getting used to; however, the science behind Axis 1 is anything but old-fashioned. Deemed as the “Putter The Never Turns On You,” Axis 1 putters feature a unique hosel and clubhead design that gives each clubhead an inverted “L” shape.

The company’s Eagle, Joey and Umbra designs all feature perimeter weighting that imitate the pendulum-like swing many golfers found by using an anchored stroke. These putters are “torque-free,” which basically means the clubface will remain square longer than a traditional blade or mallet. The design also forces the club’s center-of-gravity to lie directly behind the golf ball at address, leading to more consistent rolls and heightened distance control.

The new 2013 Axis 1 line will be available in May of this year but can be previewed by visiting the company’s website.


Hosung Choi Accidentally Hits Competitor With Driver
New Aerial Images Show Change Coming To Augusta National
Tiger’s Up-Close Range Session Has Incredible Soundtrack