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Tour-Proven Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter No Longer Exclusive to the Pros

With a record of six Tour victories, including two Major championships, the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter has made an incredible run in the bags of Rory McIlroy, Francesco Molinari, Seung Yul-Noh, among others.

On Wednesday, April 15, the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter will be available to non-Tour professionals for the first time.

Nike Method 006 Prototype

Developed by Nike Master Crasftsman David Franklin, the Nike Method Prototype 006 Putter features Polymetal Groove technology in the face to provide a soft feel and fast forward roll.

“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,” Franklin said.

Nike Method 006 top down
Nike Method 006 Prototype putter

Franklin and the team of engineers operating out of The Oven, Nike Golf’s advanced R&D facility in Ft. Worth, Texas, are driven to provide athletes with the tools they need to maintain peak performance.

“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,” Franklin said. “There is power in that and we take it very seriously.”

Nike Method 006 Prototype Sole

Nike Method 006 back

Nike Method 006 Face

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.


The putter will be available in limited quantities at April 15 and select retailers April 17.

The Oven

The Oven is Nike Golf’s 49,100 square foot state-of-the-art research and design facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The Oven is dedicated to the development of performance golf clubs, testing of both clubs and balls, as well as collaborating with and providing superior service for Nike Golf Tour athletes.