Scotty Cameron On Tour 2013 Wrap-Up

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The Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter franchise enjoyed another banner year on the PGA TOUR and across the worldwide professional tours, highlighted by major victories at the Masters and PGA Championship. On the PGA TOUR, Scotty Cameron putters have been the choice of more players who have accumulated more wins than any other brand since 1997 (16 consecutive years). In 2013, Scotty Cameron loyalists averaged more than a third of every field and tallied a TOUR-leading 11 victories, nearly 28 percent of all events. Scotty Cameron players have also logged 49 additional wins across the world’s major professional tours.

Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott earned his first career major in a dramatic sudden death playoff. The story behind Adam’s ownership of the putter is an interesting one. Adam had been requesting a high moment of inertia putter and Scotty just happened to have a putter that would meet his needs. Scotty had used futuristic-looking technology to design a four corner (perimeter) weighted prototype putter approximately five years earlier that he never brought to the tour or marketplace … that is, until his conversation with Adam at the end of 2012. Scotty shared his design vision with Adam and worked with him for months to get it right. The Futura X design proved to be just what Adam had been looking for, so much so that he put the final design into play at the Masters for the first time and the rest is history.

While Jason Dufner will most likely be remembered for his laser-like iron shots into the Oak Hill greens en route to his first career major at the PGA Championship, he converted a number of mid to long range putts as he chased history. Jason could be classified as an “old school” Scotty Cameron user, winning with a Circa 62 #6 GSS, although he has played several events with the new, conventional sized Futura X, a downsized version of Adam Scott’s long-shafted, big-headed design.

Jordan Spieth arrived on the PGA TOUR with no status and a Scotty Cameron 009 putter, but he immediately proved he was a player to be reckoned with. The now 20-year old played his way on to the PGA TOUR with a playoff victory at the John Deere Classic, made the Presidents Cup team and earned Rookie of the Year. He also ranked 4th overall in putts made from 15-25 feet.

The Art of Belt Buckles

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Long-time International Cameron Collector Michael Russell from Australia not only makes a yearly trek to the ICC in Ohio, but also has developed an international following as the premier Scotty Cameron belt buckle artist in residence. Get in touch with him (or not sometimes) with a 2010 Club Cameron 7 Point Crown belt buckle and you may just end up with a one-of-a-kind hand-made treasure. Click on the picture above to see his latest creations.

We also featured him on the Blog back in 2011 when he kicked off this artistic adventure.