Ben Hogan BHM02 Putter
- Hogan provides a fifth putter to its lineup.
- BHM02 high-MOI fang-toothed head with cast 1020 carbon metal face
- Hogan can also be including a Platinum Nickel end possibility on the remainder of its putter line.
- Priced at $195 and out there now on the Ben Hogan web site.
In a single sense, the brand new Ben Hogan BHM02 putter is simply one other addition to the Hogan steady of golf golf equipment.
In one other, it represents the ultimate nail within the coffin of the “will Hogan make it?” narrative. Yeah, yeah, it’s one other fang-toothed copy of a replica of another person’s copy. However contemplate what this resilient little firm has carried out over the previous 15 months.
Hogan began 2020 by partnering with nationwide fitter Membership Champion. Hogan then launched three new iron units, new utilities, new hybrids and a second driver in rapid-fire succession. New luggage, equipment and a full-service European operation rapidly adopted. Yep, we will retire the “will Hogan make it?” query as soon as and for all.
Ben Hogan BHM02 Putter
The BHM02 is Hogan’s tackle the fang-toothed head initially made well-liked by Odyssey. Groundbreaking? No, however in the event you promote putters, the fang-tooth is up there with the Anser and the Spider as de rigueur.
The Ben Hogan BHM02 fang-tooth does function a distinctly Hogan twist, nonetheless. Hogan calls its putter line Precision Milled Solid. Like Mizuno’s M-Craft line, the 1025 carbon metal head is cast after which face-milled to its ultimate form.
Why is that vital? Properly, Hogan fancies it up with phrases like “metallurgical recrystallization” and “defect-free nucleating grains.” That sounds spectacular as hell however does it assist these of us who aren’t into alchemy sink extra putts? Hogan actually thinks so. The corporate says the method creates constant roll by eliminating useless or scorching spots on the face. And it makes them really feel softer than a three-day-old pet.
The Ben Hogan BHM02 is multi-piece building. The cast face connects to the cast/milled 304 stainless-steel physique. The multi-material building permits designers to maneuver the mass backward and in the direction of the perimeter, which implies increased putter MOI.
Hogan says the brand new BHM02 putter contains a double-bend shaft and is face-balanced to favor a straight-back, straight-through stroke. The usual size is 35 inches however you’ll be able to customized order it as brief as 33.5 inches or so long as 36.75 inches or wherever in between. Normal loft is 2 levels and customary lie is 70 levels however these may be custom-made at no additional cost.
You may also select from 4 Tremendous Stroke grips: the Flatso 1.0, MidSlim 2.0, Slim 3.0 or the Traxion Pistol GT 1.0.
Like the remainder of the road, the Ben Hogan BHM02 sells for $195 and is offered now on the Ben Hogan web site.
The brand new BHM02 is multi-material and two-toned. The cast 1025C face is Hogan’s signature Black Diamond Metallic end whereas the 304 stainless-steel physique is a brand new Platinum Nickel end. Apparently, Hogan likes the brand new Platinum Nickel a lot that it’s including the end as an possibility for 3 different putters within the Solid Precision Milled line.
Two of the blades—the plumber’s neck BHB01 and the flow-neck BHB03—might be supplied in each Diamond Black Metallic and Platinum Nickel. The face-balanced BHB02 blade will nonetheless solely be out there in DBM. Hogan’s authentic mallet, the single-bend shafted and face-balanced BHM01, can even be out there in both DMN or Platinum Nickel.
Yet another factor: all 5 Ben Hogan putters can be found for righties solely. It’s not that Hogan hates left-handers; it’s extra a numbers recreation. White has instructed MyGolfSpy repeatedly he’d slightly do one factor at a time proper than attempt to do a bunch of issues poorly. Hogan has historically launched golf equipment for righties solely and White has instructed us they’d add left-handed choices if the demand was there.
As of proper now, Hogan solely presents its Edge game-improvement irons and its Equalizer wedges for lefties.
So, MyGolfSpies, it’s your flip. What do you consider the brand new Ben Hogan BHM02 putter?