Light and durable, graphite shafted clubs are have the edge weight wise than their traditional steel shafted counterparts and most of the top players on the PGA Tour now have these golf clubs in their bag.
But steer well clear of the controversial long putter that Scott used to sink his winning putt as a ban has been proposed on them by the R&A and USGA, which would come into effect in 2016.
The semi-circular head on Scott’s putter is mounted on a 44.75 inch graphite shaft and he is the latest player to win a major championship using the club.
Everyone knows that a good putter is probably the most important piece of golf equipment that you will own, so take the time to find the right club for your swing.
Making the right selection from the range of groove blade, heel and toe or mallet putters available can make all the difference to your scorecard.
Observing what irons the top golf players are hitting at the Masters can also assist in your club selection. You can get the ball up into the air more quickly with a wider-soled iron and although the choice of a graphite shaft may be right for your driver and putter, a steel shaft could prove handier with your irons as they are more sturdy and inflexible.
Most of the players on the PGA tour still prefer to use a traditional steel shaft on their irons. All equipment can be found at http://www.golfonline.co.uk/.
Your irons should give you the most accuracy of all your clubs whether you are looking to land one on the green from 200 yards or getting well up the fairway on a long par 5, use a club head that suits your ability – the wider the head, the more of the ball you can hit while maintaining a low centre of gravity.
You can’t always avoid the bunkers and while you’ll have a pitching wedge and a sand wedge in your bag, lob and gap wedges are also available with heads at a wider angle, but they’re not strictly necessary.