TaylorMade Spider Mini Putters Revealed

The new Spider Mini has already found its way into the bag of the World No.1

TaylorMade Spider Mini Putters Revealed

TaylorMade Spider Mini Putters Revealed - The new TaylorMade Spider Mini putter has already been put in play by World No.1 Dustin Johnson

TaylorMade Spider Mini Putters Revealed

TaylorMade has unveiled a new range of mallet putters designed to offer the stability and forgiveness of the popular Spider Tour but in a smaller package.

They were first seen at the Wells Fargo Championship and world No.1 Dustin Johnson has already put the red version in play at the Players Championship, opening with a bogey-free first round of 66.


Dustin Johnson put his new Spider Mini to good use on Thursday at the Players

The head of Spider Mini is 15 per cent smaller than its bigger brother but still provides high MOI for forgiveness and stability on strikes away from the sweetspot.

The tour-inspired T-shape sightline encourages proper alignment at address and a square clubface through impact. The T-sightline depth mimics the dimensions of a classic blade putter to provide a seamless transition for golfers exploring mallet shaping.


An optimized weighting system features redesigned steel weights, cast directly into the head for a precise and consistent balance. There’s also an adjustable weight on the sole to fine tune the feel and swing weight even further.

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The PureRoll insert has also been made thicker for a softer feel. The SuperStroke Pistol GTR 1.0 grip comes as standard.


“On the Spider Mini the CG has moved forward 5mm from 37mm to 32mm away from the leading edge - this will enable you to release the putter head easier through the hitting area of the stroke,” Chris Trott, TaylorMade Tour Manager, told GM.


“This would be particularly relevant for a tradition blade type user who has inherently been reluctant to test the high-MOI Spider Tour. The Spider Mini will give you the benefit of high-MOI performance in a smaller, mid-mallet size that will allow you to rotate the putter similarly to your blade. It’s the "halfway house" between a Spider Tour and our Juno or Soto blade.”

The TaylorMade Spider Mini putters are available from early June in red or silver and in multiple hosel options.

Joel Tadman
Technical Editor

Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf. He is also responsible for all content on irons and golf tech, including distance measuring devices and launch monitors.

One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 87 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 3.3.

Joel's current What's In The Bag? 

Driver: Titleist TSR3, 9° 

Fairway wood: Titleist TSR3, 15° 

Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18° 

Irons: TaylorMade P770, 4-7 iron, TaylorMade P7MC 8-PW 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8, 50°, 54° and a Titleist Vokey SM9 60° lob wedge 

Putter: Evnroll ER2V 

Ball: 2021 Titleist Pro V1x