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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, The honey badger is the world's most fearless animal, so I figured it deserved its own putter, (plus it's the name of my annual 3 club tourney)

 

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Drawing from a few different widebody blades and half mallets, this bit of putting badassery was designed, built and assembled by Kevin "Two Talents" Hartwig out of Colorado Springs. Finished in matte black PVD, the Honey Badger is 385 grams of carbon steel, with a slight toe hang, a 71° lie, 1/2 shaft offset and custom designed alignment aid. The face is horizontally Milled and framed with Kevin's 2T logo on the heel.

 

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The shaft is powder coated black and the i installed my own grip I had, a 3 degree forward leaning Press grip from Bill Presse at Directed Force Putters, but I am not 100% sure it will be staying.

 

Early Prototyping had "honey" on the left and "badger" on the right bumpers, but i decided against it as to not distract my eye.

 

 

 

Inspired by Kronos' Metronome alignment, the top line and flange lines flow continuously when you are standing directly over the ball and sweet spot, making it easy to square up the putter head. The flange alignment lines can also be left naked and blend into the overall bumper design.

 

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Due to the PVD finish, there's a very soft "click" when the Ball kisses the sweet spot, giving audio feedback on true putts. If the Ball strokes off center, not much distance or accuracy is lost, but the feel is definitely softer.

 

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While the sole can appear to be be a little bit busy, Kevin designed a sweet little honey badger logo for the left, and I helped with the overall layout, picking the text and fonts and paying tribute to it being made in Colorado, and it's mass.

I chose bold colors, but it looks good all black, and just a colored Colorado flag.

 

He also included a sweet brushes stainless steel ball marker with the Honey Badger logo on one side and his Two Talents logo on the other

 

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The head cover is magnet enclosure by Delilah at girly golfer

 

 

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Accra TZ5 Proto 65 M5 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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BADDDDDDDASSSSSSSSS.. that is very sweet. the whole package, from putter to headcover to ball marker.. AbsoFrickenlutley sweet.. 

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Cobra F8 irons 5-GW KBS tour 90 stiff shafts

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Great job on a great looking putter! Really like that style, and that's a very smart alignment aid.

 

Good luck with it!!!

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That thing is killer. Well thought out and perfectly executed!

 

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, The honey badger is the world's most fearless animal, so I figured it deserved its own putter, (plus it's the name of my annual 3 club tourney)

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2583.JPG

 

Drawing from a few different widebody blades and half mallets, this bit of putting badassery was designed, built and assembled by Kevin "Two Talents" Hartwig out of Colorado Springs. Finished in matte black PVD, the Honey Badger is 385 grams of carbon steel, with a slight toe hang, a 71° lie, 1/2 shaft offset and custom designed alignment aid. The face is horizontally Milled and framed with Kevin's 2T logo on the heel.

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2560.JPG

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2561.JPG

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2562.JPG

 

The shaft is powder coated black and the i installed my own grip I had, a 3 degree forward leaning Press grip from Bill Presse at Directed Force Putters, but I am not 100% sure it will be staying.

 

Early Prototyping had "honey" on the left and "badger" on the right bumpers, but i decided against it as to not distract my eye.

 

 

 

Inspired by Kronos' Metronome alignment, the top line and flange lines flow continuously when you are standing directly over the ball and sweet spot, making it easy to square up the putter head. The flange alignment lines can also be left naked and blend into the overall bumper design.

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2581.JPG

 

Due to the PVD finish, there's a very soft "click" when the Ball kisses the sweet spot, giving audio feedback on true putts. If the Ball strokes off center, not much distance or accuracy is lost, but the feel is definitely softer.

 

attachicon.gifIMG_2255.JPG

 

While the sole can appear to be be a little bit busy, Kevin designed a sweet little honey badger logo for the left, and I helped with the overall layout, picking the text and fonts and paying tribute to it being made in Colorado, and it's mass.

I chose bold colors, but it looks good all black, and just a colored Colorado flag.

 

He also included a sweet brushes stainless steel ball marker with the Honey Badger logo on one side and his Two Talents logo on the other

 

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The head cover is magnet enclosure by Delilah at girly golfer

 

 

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Are these available for purchase anywhere?

 

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I'll email him and see, he's on IG two_talents_

 

 

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Accra TZ5 Proto 65 M5 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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Fantastic. Like the design choices, turned out great.

 

 

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It was a really fun design process, about 3 months start to finish.

The head cover is be Delilah Harvey at girlygolfer.com. Everything turned out amazing

 

He did make a batch of 25 i think and he's working on a few other projects as well, I'll post a little something about his stuff in another thread I started

 

 

https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/20821-how-bout-them-little-upstarts/

 

You can contact Kevin at twotalents@outlook.com

 

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Accra TZ5 Proto 65 M5 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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Love that head cover!

 

 

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My Mixed-Bag:

 

Driver:      :callaway-small: Rogue 9*, UST chrome 7F5T 

Fairway:     :taylormade-small: M5 3 wood, UST chrome 7F5T

Irons:        :titelist-small: TMB 3i &  :mizuno-small:MP-18 MB 4-PW

Wedges:     :titelist-small: Voke SM7 LTD Jet Black 

Putter:       :bettinardi-small: Queen Bee #9

Ball:        :srixon-small: Z star XV

 

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Just ordered the last Honey Badger!!

 

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 welcome to the club!.  you're gonna love it

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Accra TZ5 Proto 65 M5 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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Love to buy one of those!

 

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If anyone wants to contact Kevin, his email is

 

Twotalents@outlook.com

 

 

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Accra TZ5 Proto 65 M5 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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