As a putter family, TP Hydro Blast is all about crisp and clean aesthetics. The combination of flowing curvatures and sharp geometric edges deliver a cohesive artisan look to this precision milled collection. Each model shares the rich hydro blast finish that brings a flare of modernness to classically shaped putters.
The process behind the new finish serves as the inspiration for the line’s name. By applying a high-pressure stream of water to the 303 stainless steel, we were able to blast away any subtle imperfections and leave behind an ultra-clean surface that’s both durable and pleasing to the eye.
There are seven different models within the family – each intently designed to meet the needs of specific putting strokes and player types. Let’s break down each model to help you determine the best match for your game.
This Tour-inspired double-wing putter is offered with two different hosels, both leaning towards blade-like performance properties but in an easy-to-align mallet shape. The L-Neck version (Bandon 1) produces 29° of toe hang, better aligned with players who create moderate face rotation throughout the putting motion. While the short slant (Bandon 3) with its 32° of toe hang better fits players with a more aggressive face rotation. The double wing shape is designed to frame the ball at address and encourage forgiveness via optimized perimeter weighting.
Overall, Bandon 1 and Bandon 3 will fit nicely with the player who prefers the toe flow and face rotation of a blade but the look and forgiveness of a mallet.
The Chaska design provides exceptional stability and simple alignment features with rounded contours, adjustable sole weights, and three forward sightlines. The structural stability combined with a single bend hosel creates a purely face-balanced putter – meaning there is less natural toe rotation. This makes the putter better suited for players who a more mechanical, with a straight-back-and-straight-through putting motion.
This squatty blade design features a shorter overall blade length (compared to Soto) and a wider area from front to back. It is a time-honored shape that is meant to inspire confidence and produce exceptional feel putt after putt. The two different hosel options produce dramatically different performance properties. Del Monte 1, with its L-Neck hosel, has 29° of toe hang, making it better suited for players who have moderate face rotation during the putting stroke. On the other hand, Del Monte 7 is a face-balanced putter with a single bend hosel, which caters to players who have a straight-back-and-straight-through putting motion. For players who love the look of a compact blade shape, the decision comes down to understanding your putting style and stroke.
As a modern take on the traditional mallet design, the DuPage relies on unique visual alignment cues and a dual-slot cavity to help frame the ball at address. The geometric design produces structural stability, and when combined with a single bend hosel, it creates a purely face-balanced putter. This makes it a putter better suited for players who tend to visualize straight lines when aiming and aligning putts while also having a straight-back-and-straight-through putting motion.
Soto is the most classically performing blade in the entire family. It’s a clean build with a single sightline on the back cavity, a time-honored shape that appeals to the putting purists. An L-Neck hosel and traditional blade shape generate 40° of toe hang (the most in the TP Hydro Blast collection), delivering a putter that best fits players who create maximum face rotation throughout the putting motion.
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