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I’d be interested to see how they compare to my Swiss MLA😉

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MLA has seemingly give MIA over the last while.

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Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

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This is pretty cool! Being that I'm so close to a few golf companies I've always wanted to do a tour so I'm envious of your experience. I may have missed it, but how does David fit in with Daniel and the rest of the family pictured? So cool that the whole thing is family run!

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8 minutes ago, Josh Ross said:

This is pretty cool! Being that I'm so close to a few golf companies I've always wanted to do a tour so I'm envious of your experience. I may have missed it, but how does David fit in with Daniel and the rest of the family pictured? So cool that the whole thing is family run!

That would be me and some baby brain. Ivan is going through sleep regression and i wrote that at 2am. Thanks for pointing it out and i fixed it!

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Wood:    :cobra-small: King SZ 3 wood 15.5*

               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 4 iron or others....

Irons:     :Sub70: Sub70 659 TC Raw 5-Aw w/ KBS Tour 90 Stiff Black PVD

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

Balls:     :taylormade-small:/:titleist-small: (currently testing)

Other:     :Arccos: 

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22 minutes ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

That would be me and some baby brain. Ivan is going through sleep regression and i wrote that at 2am. Thanks for pointing it out and i fixed it!

Oh. I was genuinely interested in how he fit in with the family, haha. Baby brain is a real thing!

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3 Wood: :cobra-small: SpeedZone Big Tour 13.5° Project X HZRDUS Smoke Yellow 70 6.0
4 Hybrid: :cobra-small: KING LTDx 21° KBS PGI 85 Stiff
Irons: :srixon-small: ZX5/ZX7 Project X LZ 6.0
Wedges: Edison Forged 49°, 53°, 57°
Putter:  logo-horizontal-black.svg Directed Force 2.1 34"
Ball: Maxfli TourX (Thanks MGS for allowing me to test these!)

GPS: :skycaddie: LX5 Watch (Thanks MGS!)

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Those look great.  I love the sight lines.  A little pricey for me to give a try without having the putter in hand, but hopefully we see them in North America in the future to give a shot.

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4 hours ago, Peaksy68 said:

I’d be interested to see how they compare to my Swiss MLA😉

..was thinking the same thing...

4 hours ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

MLA has seemingly give MIA over the last while.

..and that's too bad...

Still have the MLA mallet from a forum test a few years back, and still like it and use it.

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What an awesome experience! Thanks for taking the time to make this happen, and thanks to Daniel (and family) for getting you in there to show it to us.  Can you explain a little further about the 3D alignment aid?  Is the idea that the center line is visible when you're properly situated over the ball, or that it's hidden?  I'm guessing that it's something like once it's centered between the outer two lines, you're in the "right" spot?  For golfers who putt with eyes outside/inside the ball, is this maneuverable, or would they just need to adjust what they see as "middling" the line so they know they're in the "right" spot for them?  

Really like the look of these things - fun stuff!

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So which one did you order!? haha

full custom... I'm guessing orange for the main color?  Super cool story and interesting tech too.

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2 hours ago, Samsonite said:

What an awesome experience! Thanks for taking the time to make this happen, and thanks to Daniel (and family) for getting you in there to show it to us.  Can you explain a little further about the 3D alignment aid?  Is the idea that the center line is visible when you're properly situated over the ball, or that it's hidden?  I'm guessing that it's something like once it's centered between the outer two lines, you're in the "right" spot?  For golfers who putt with eyes outside/inside the ball, is this maneuverable, or would they just need to adjust what they see as "middling" the line so they know they're in the "right" spot for them?  

Really like the look of these things - fun stuff!

So the alignment aid works for posture over the ball with the 3 lines being equal and no overlap (I tried to show in the sequence of photos) the middle line is normally white and the outer lines are custom colors. The middle line is lower in the insert (you can see this in the photo of the non metal face) so if it too toe up or down it will be under the outer lines. Hope that makes sense. 

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               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 4 iron or others....

Irons:     :Sub70: Sub70 659 TC Raw 5-Aw w/ KBS Tour 90 Stiff Black PVD

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

Balls:     :taylormade-small:/:titleist-small: (currently testing)

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36 minutes ago, GolfSpy_APH said:

So the alignment aid works for posture over the ball with the 3 lines being equal and no overlap (I tried to show in the sequence of photos) the middle line is normally white and the outer lines are custom colors. The middle line is lower in the insert (you can see this in the photo of the non metal face) so if it too toe up or down it will be under the outer lines. Hope that makes sense. 

Total sense - I'm pretty sure I could have figured that out, but I have a tendency to over-complicate things like that, and thought I'd be better suited to having it spoon-fed to me, lol. It's a really smart invention - I know companies have toyed with things like this in the past, but it's a clever implementation.  

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Irons (4-PW) - :taylormade-small:- SIM Max, Nippon Modus Tour 105 Stiff
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1 hour ago, Clay5477 said:

"Quite costly"... How much?

From 600 usd

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               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 4 iron or others....

Irons:     :Sub70: Sub70 659 TC Raw 5-Aw w/ KBS Tour 90 Stiff Black PVD

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

Balls:     :taylormade-small:/:titleist-small: (currently testing)

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Very good article and description. Being there and having a tour generates enthusiasm and excitement for what you are seeing.

Factory tours are a great influence to purchasing decisions and that is what they are for.  Everything looks good in the place where it is made, especially when the owner is the tour guide.  You do gain a lot of insight but proof of product is not in the the glamour of the tour but in use on the course.  I agree it looks good from a great article but with a hefty starting price of $640 US it is a risky price to pay to find out and a high price to try and break into a market where putters that cost half that are are winning on tour and in pro shops and on the local courses. 

Knowing I won't pay between $600-700 for a putter will be the thing that keeps me from trying it.

Three years in business so far and working in a shop the size of an office.  Not a negative but what are his sales volumes?  How many is he selling and who is using any?  Did you buy one?  Or do sales say he stays a boutique item working in a shop the size of an office? Just making them is an invention, not a success.  

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16 minutes ago, GPS111 said:

Very good article and description. Being there and having a tour generates enthusiasm and excitement for what you are seeing.

Factory tours are a great influence to purchasing decisions and that is what they are for.  Everything looks good in the place where it is made, especially when the owner is the tour guide.  You do gain a lot of insight but proof of product is not in the the glamour of the tour but in use on the course.  I agree it looks good from a great article but with a hefty starting price of $640 US it is a risky price to pay to find out and a high price to try and break into a market where putters that cost half that are are winning on tour and in pro shops and on the local courses. 

Knowing I won't pay between $600-700 for a putter will be the thing that keeps me from trying it.

Three years in business so far and working in a shop the size of an office.  Not a negative but what are his sales volumes?  How many is he selling and who is using any?  Did you buy one?  Or do sales say he stays a boutique item working in a shop the size of an office? Just making them is an invention, not a success.  

We didn't go into sales numbers. He mentioned they were a little less this year vs last year, however something important to understand that everything in Switzerland is expensive. A box of Pro V1 is closer to 80 USD here. Many putters in shops are in the 500 USD range. Other clubs are the same way as wages here are much higher than other countries. There is also a lot of national pride and with only a few places that produce their own products here in Switzerland he certainly has that home market to draw on. 

I did no purchase one as I was more interested in the story and seeing what it was all about. Plus my strokelab is a stellar putter for me which is the best part of my game. I will say that when I do purchase a new one I will be giving them strong consideration. 

Their operation is a good size. I couldn't say what it is in square feet or anything, but it certainly isn't small. I hope to see more of them around and also hope to see his company grow. As with many I'm sure it will take time and the golf club market is a tough one to break into, but from what I see they have a product that works well, customer service to back it up, customization to make the product standout and a market where many will enjoy having something that is made here in Switzerland. 

Time will tell! 

Just looked up retail prices on some putters nearly all were $400 plus and a lot of scottys and others were well over $500 so yes they are a bit more, but it has the features mentioned above to set it apart enough to justify the $100 or so increase. 

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               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 4 iron or others....

Irons:     :Sub70: Sub70 659 TC Raw 5-Aw w/ KBS Tour 90 Stiff Black PVD

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

Balls:     :taylormade-small:/:titleist-small: (currently testing)

Other:     :Arccos: 

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It is worth keeping my eye on.  The concept is interesting.  I'm interested to see how and where it hits the US and any costs.  Watching to see if it hits the tour as well.  Swiss PGA has about 400 members and DP World Tour has a stop in Switzerland.  Have seen a couple names here but no one regularly playing in the US.

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