The Kirkland Signature KS1 putter is a first move into the sector for the Costco brand.
The Kirkland Signature golf ball has been well received over recent years since being introduced – first as a four piece ball and now a three-piece version – at a value for money price compared the Titleist ProV1 it shares a lot in common with.
Now their is first Kirkland Signature putter, and unsurprisingly it has similarities with Scotty Cameron’s Newport model with Costco appearing to be targeting a slice of one of the biggest names when it comes to putters.
What is said about the Kirkland Signature KS1 putter:
“This is a great club,” Tim Farmer, Costco’s vice president of merchandising, said in the Costco Collection magazine.
“The steel and milling, plus the professionally milled insert, provide exceptional performance and feel.
“You can further customise the KS1 with two sets of toe and heel weights, as well as a SuperStroke CounterCore weight to use in the grip.”
Kirkland Signature KS1 Putter Design
The KS1 Kirkland putter is a blade putter in design with a neck shaft and colour scheme that makes it very similar to Scotty Cameron’s Newport range.
The KS1 is 100% milled through computer numerical control, is made from 303 stainless steel, and also features a 303 steel insert. It will be fully adjustable thanks to an interchangeable heel and toe weighting system.
The Kirkland KS1 putter features two interchangeable sole weights – again very similar to the Scotty Cameron design – that can be swapped to create the bias suited to your game.
The KS1 stands at 34.5 inches, has a putter head weighing 340g and comes with SuperStroke CounterCore grips as standard with a weight that can be added.
Compared to the price of Scotty Cameron’s, the KS1 is to retail at prices starting from $139.99 (£112). The weight kits, however, are sold separately to the putter if you do want to have the adjustability in your hands.
The Kirkland Signature putters are to be available for sale in selected Costco stores from June.
The 34.5-inch KS1 putters are adjustable with interchangeable heel and toe weights in the sole, and they come equipped with SuperStroke CounterCore grips.
Kirkland Signature KS1 Putter Verdict
Kirkland caused a bit of a storm when launching the Signature balls, and the same look set to run with the KS1 putter.
They have come up with an impressive looking putter at a very cheap price for the kind of milling and adjustability offered by the sole weights.
It’s very much like the Scotty Cameron Newport putters and it will be of a particular interest for golfers who are priced out of the more expensive Scotty putters. The problem will be getting your hands on a KS1.
When is the Kirkland Signature KS1 putter available?
The KS1 will be available in selected Costco stores from June. It will also be available to purchase online.
How much does the Kirkland Signature KS1 putter cost?
The putter retails at $139.99 (£112) in store and $149.99 (£120) online.
How much does the Kirkland putter weight kits cost?
The weight kits are sold separately to the putters, priced at $39.99 (£32). It includes the tools and weight options.