According to Gerri Jordan, Yar Golf’s president, “The GW1 putter is also tied for the number one spot in the categories for accuracy, alignment, and sound compared to putters that cost thousands of dollars more.”
The Yar Golf engineering team started using Alibre Design 3D CAD software to design the GW1. Jordan added, “We were able to acclimate the Alibre Design Expert and go from written theory to full testing prototype production in less than 90 days. Alibre’s product support is superior and always had the solution when we encountered an issue.”
The Alibre models were translated into CNC code for machining prototypes and eventually for production of a precision mold. An ISO-certified aerospace facility cast the putter heads in stainless steel. After rounds of testing, Yar Golf put the design into full commercial production.
The putter is also important apparatus in what is called by the USGA as Adaptive Golf for players with disabilities. The putter’s improved balance offers greater control for golfers with prosthetics. Even for players who have trouble bending over, the GX1’s wide footprint and circular openings can be used to pick up or place balls, markers, hole flags, and other clubs.