Cleveland Golf Huntington Beach Putter Review
Classic design, ultra soft feel and solid performance
When one thinks of Cleveland Golf the first
thoughts that come to mind are wedges.
that should change to putters.
The new Huntington Beach Collection is, as
company says, “premium putting without the
premium price.” Better yet, it may be the best
value on the putter market today.
Named after the beautiful setting of
Golf’s North American headquarters, this new
putters offer classic designs, ultra soft feel and
performance. Comprised of soft 304 stainless
the face is precision milled with a coarse,
shape milling pattern that is four times deeper
Cleveland’s Classic collection HB putters. The
the softest feeling putter I have ever rolled.
pattern produces softer
Besides the ultra soft feel, the coarse milling
pattern “increases friction for a truer, more
consistent roll.” And that it does. The 345g head
provides a generous sweet spot and no skidding
whatsoever. The ball easily starts out end over
and the roll is true.
Of course feel is subjective and some prefer
firmer, harder feel. When it comes to putters
often confused with sound. Loud sound-hard
Muted sound-soft feel. With the Huntington
the sound is muted, even on off-centered hits,
the feel is exactly what you want, on every putt
3 foot putts to 30 foot putts.
The Collection comes in three tour proven
shapes: two classic Anser style putters and a
mallet. Cleveland is not trying to come up with
designs, instead it is taking classic designs and
improving them with new materials and new
patterns. The heads have a nice satin finish
helps reduce glare on a sunny day) and is
complemented by a polished sole. Minimal
a less is more sole engraving and a beautiful
blue grip creates a putter that is about as clean
looking as you can get. Even the head cover,
but not balky, comes with minimal graphics
highlighted by an underscored blue Cleveland
The Huntington Beach Collection delivers
superior feel, a true roll and outstanding looks-
exactly what you would want out of a $250
but with a suggested retail price of $99.99 the
Huntington Beach Collection just might be the
best putter value on the market today.