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Scotty Cameron Phantom X

Hot List Gold 2023

Our Review:

WHAT IT DOES: Watching Scotty Cameron work with multiple materials in mallets is like watching a strikeout artist work his way through a lineup with six different breaking balls. This line of 10 mallets mixes milled 303 stainless steel and aircraft-grade aluminum in arrangements that run from moderate-stability options like the X5 to maximum-stability options like the X12. Aside from the aluminum-faced X12, most have stainless-steel faces, and aluminum in the sole and steel weights in the toe and heel provide even more stability. WHY WE LIKE IT: With more mallets than any manufacturer, this comprehensive lineup includes multiple-hosel options and alignment styles to fit several kinds of strokes. Read more>>>

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Price: 5/5.5/5S $430, 7/7.5 $430, 9/9.5 $430, 11/11.5 $430, 12 $430
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Which One's For Me?
5
A multi-material, solid, winged mallet, it mixes 303 stainless steel with a 6061 aluminum sole plate for high forgiveness. The mid-bend shaft is designed to minimize face rotation and works best with a straighter stroke.
5.5
Based on the Phantom X 11 footprint, this multi-material, solid, winged mallet mixes 303 stainless steel with a 6061 aluminum sole plate for high forgiveness. The shaft orientation is designed to works best with more of an arcing, blade-like stroke.
5s
Built on the parallel open winged mallet frame of the X5, this compact mallet mixes a 303 stainless steel body and centered 6061 aluminum sole plate for high stability. Nearly face-balanced, the zero-offset shaft is nearly centered and encourages a straight back straight through stroke.
7
The parallel wings on this mallet are straighter than on the X 5 mallets for even more stability. The multi-material head mixes a 303 stainless steel body and centered 6061 aluminum sole plate for high stability. Nearly face-balanced, the mid-bend shaft is ideal for players with straighter strokes.
7.5
Setup in the same footprint as the X 7, the straight parallel wings add greater perimeter weighting for more stability. The multi-material head mixes a 303 stainless steel body and centered 6061 aluminum sole plate. It features a small slant neck to better suit those with more of an arcing stroke.
9
The solid stainless steel face and wings match the shape of the X 5 but the space in the middle is filled in with a black aiming feature with a centered white line made of 6061 aircraft grade aluminum. The single mid-bend shaft creates a near face-balanced setup that makes it best for straighter strokes.
9.5
Built on the X 9 platform, it switches to a small slant “jet” neck. This makes it a good fit for strokes that have more arcing flow to them.
11
This high moment of inertia forgiving shape features a squarish profile with extreme rear perimeter heel and toe winglets for extra stability. It uses a milled 303 stainless steel face, topline, body and wings along with an aluminum flange/sole. The single mid-bend shaft results in a nearly face-balanced setup favoring a straighter stroke style.
11.5
Built on the X 11 platform, the squarish shape with extreme rear perimeter heel and toe winglets uses a low-bend shaft designed to help the player produce a more flowing arced putting stroke,
12
This update to this larger, high stability mallet includes a thinned out mid-section of 6061 aluminum in the body, face and sole. That's surrounded by heavier milled 303 stainless steel on the heel and toe perimeter. It uses a full length white aiming line on the black body section and is built with a mid-bend shaft for a near face-balanced setup that is best for straighter strokes.
Ratings
Performance

50%*

Innovation

30%*

Look / Sound / Feel

20%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
Medium-Handicapper
"The raised alignment aide on the 9 allows for consistently perfect alignment. Putter felt like a natural extension of my arms. The ball grabbed the ground and stayed on line right off the face. No differentiation in feel on short, medium or long putts. A model of consistency."
Handicap, 8
High-Handicapper
"Quality look and construction. A well refined tool, with purposeful design. Simple alignment. Pleasant, clicky sound. Maybe a bit heavy but that creates momentum that propels the ball. Easy to hit putts straight. Ball walks right down the line."
Handicap, 12
Low-Handicapper
"It's beautifully balanced and easy when it comes to alignment. Ball rolls end over end consistently and the size of the head gives you confidence standing over the ball."
Handicap, 1
Club Specs
Models Lofts Head Weights Lengths Custom Lengths Available? Dexterity Neck Price
5 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Mid-bend $430
5.5 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Low-bend shaft $430
5s 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Straight shaft $430
7 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Mid-bend shaft $430
7.5 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Small slant jet $430
9 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Mid-bend shaft $430
9.5 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Small slant jet $430
11 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Mid-bend shaft $430
11.5 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Right Hand Low-bend shaft $430
12 345, 355, 365 33", 34", 35" +special order No Left Hand / Right Hand Mid-bend shaft $430

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