Nelly Korda trusted her Scotty Cameron Squareback 2 to victory at the 2021 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, securing the world No.1 ranking. She is the first American to rise to No. 1 in the world since 2014. She also became the first American to win an LPGA major since 2018.
Just a week earlier, Korda switched from her Newport 2 Select with GSS insert, to the Special Select Squareback 2 Tour model leading up to her win at the 2021 Meijer LPGA Classic. While her previous four wins were with the Select Newport 2 with a GSS insert, she was looking for a change that might help with distance control and would offer a different feel following a tough two days putting the at the US Women's Open.
Korda has long favored blade-style putters and has used a blade for most of her career while using a Scotty Cameron. For players that gravitate to the square, more traditional look of a blade putter but want to look down at something a bit more confidence inspiring, the Squareback 2 offers the best of both those worlds.
The Squareback 2 sets up almost exactly like the blade models Korda has used in the past but is larger front to back and provides a slightly more forgiving look. The Squareback head, with its 6061 aircraft aluminum sole plate to aid in shifting more weight out to the perimeter of the putter head, also offers a bit more stability while retaining the overall appearance of a classic blade-style putter. The Scotty Cameron Tour Department reports, "we also thought it might be a nice change to move to a solid head and face which is what the Squareback 2 would offer her."
Scotty Cameron has created new blade and mid-mallet models, refined milling methods, revamped neck styles, developed better multi-material construction and engineered weight distribution for the 2023 Super Select family of putters.
To preserve the foundational ideals and intended purpose of Club Cameron, we’re rolling out some new ideas to encourage an inclusive community and fairer access to membership and members-only products.