Nike IC putter series: First Look EXCLUSIVE

In this week’s First Look we bring you an EXCLUSIVE preview of the new IC Putters from Nike that are set to hit the shelves this November.

Nike's new IC 20-20 mallet

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As with the majority of modern putter collections there are a number of styles available in the Nike IC range ? three in this case ? offering players of all abilities the chance to improve their putting figures.

The larger 20-20 mallet's head shape (pictured) and deep tungsten corner weights promise to minimise twist resistance via a very high moment of inertia (MOI). The mid-mallet 20-15 has a slightly lower (MOI), while the more blade-like 20-10 has more of a ?player?s? MOI thanks to a more classic head shape.

Further shared design features include a prominent white reverse triangle on top of the head that seeks to sharpen your focus on the back of the ball to aid with alignment, and a dark green colouring on head and shaft that promise to reduce the ?ambient noise? of other visual distractions thus boosting your focus on ball and hole.

GM initial verdict: Heads were perhaps a darker green than we?d expected, but this made the white markings really stand out. The largest mallet proved extremely stable, but the blade-like 20-10 wasn?t far behind. Very soft feel from the milled face and a good roll off the blade.

Nike IC putters: £120

True Temper green tinted steel shaft

20-20 (large mallet), 20-15 (mid-mallet) and 20-10 (blade) styles

Available November 2007

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