The putter which helped Rory McIlroy to Open and USPGA majors in 2014 will be made available to non-Tour professionals for the first time by Nike.
The Northern Irishman had his best ever year since turning professional when he won two of golf’s four major titles inside 12 months.
He used the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter for both of those victories as well as producing some magnificent performances to remain world number one.
And now Nike will launch the limited edition putter from May 7 via nike.com and select retailers from May 15 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Prototpe 006 – which also featured in the bags of Francesco Molinari and Seung Yul-Noh among others – was developed by Nike Master Craftsman David Franklin.
And Franklin – who is based with a team of engineers in The Oven, Nike Golf’s advanced R&D facility, in Fort Worth, Texas – believes the putter combines style with substance for golfers.
We took the opportunity to blend superior craftsmanship with innovative science to create a putter that not only looks beautiful, but also truly gives the athlete an advantage with a superior roll.
When we get together to discuss what the athletes need to perform at a world-class level, we bring our expertise to the table and they bring theirs.
There is power in that and we take it very seriously.
Each Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter sold will feature a laser-engraved Nike Oven logo and will be bundled with a tour-packaged box of RZN Black golf balls, a volt Nike head cover and a booklet with more information about the club.
Now watch McIlroy hole an eagle putt with the Nike Method Prototype 006 at The Open eight months ago:
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