Steve Sacks & Rich Parente
Labor Of Love & Dedication
Since 1974, Steve has been a pioneer in golf-club design and manufacturing.
Throughout his career, he has done extensive R&D to test the effectiveness of exotic and alternative materials in golf club design and manufacturing.
Rich was the original co-founder and first President of Callaway Golf in 1982.
He has been an industry leader with design innovations that have changed the way golf clubs are designed and manufactured for over five decades.
He is a true legend in the world of golf.
Two Lifetimes Dedicated To The Game
Every story has a beginning…
STEVE & RICH… first met while working for opposing golf companies. Despite being competitors in trade, the two master craftsmen formed an immediate admiration for one another because each of them was committed to pushing the limits of club design and manufacturing to help all golfers enjoy the game through innovation.
Through their partnership in putter designs, they have mutually inspired one another to keep expanding the boundaries of possibility.
These two have seen it all and understand which technologies and scientific advancements are effective and which are not. In 2011, they conceptualized the specific redistribution of weight throughout the putter. This concept formed the basis of their Ultra Low balance Point (ULBP) technology.
ULBP has been refined through a journey of development; perfecting technologies, materials selection, relentless testing and evaluation, and searching for the perfect elements to make their concept a reality.
The reality that their ULBP technology could help all golfers led to the formation of the Sacks Parente Golf Company in 2018 with a promise – let nothing stand in the way of creating putting instruments that help every golfer have more fun.
The numbering system?
Where did it come from?
Everyday we are sent an email or asked in a meeting, “Where did the numbering convention come from?”
With respect for the great Karsten Solheim, Sacks Parente named their “Anser” style putter the Series 66. The original patent for the Anser design was filed in 1966.
Although the Series 66 style is similar to the Anser, this putter has revelations in technology that give the product advantages never before seen in any putter.
The Series 18 was completed, with patent filed on its design in 2018, and hence its name.
The Series 39 was named for Rich Parente’s birth year. Rich still rides his bike and walks to clear his mind, everyday, all while conceptualizing the next great golf technology.
He loves ocean boating, even living on a yacht, but his heart and soul has been golf for all of his adult life. We honor his legacy with the Series 39.
The Series 99 is a new “Anser” style putter, designed in conjunction with PGA Tour Professionals. The 99 came from flipping upside down the 66 in our Series 66, our other “Anser” style putting instrument.
The Series 54 was named for Steve Sacks’ birth year, 1954. Steve has an amazing life history. From growing up a friend of the Billy Casper family, he learned to love golf as a young boy.
He also loved cars, so much in fact that he was a race car driver, unitl he crashed in a Porsche at the Nurburgring and spent two months in a coma. He still loves classic cars and when he is not developing putter technology you find him under the hood of a 50 something car or truck.
About Sacks Parente
We have a very simple mission: help all golfers make more putts by making the best putting instruments ever built. We knew it was time to shake up the conventional thinking about putter design. After all, many of the golf putter designs we see today have been around since the 1960’s. Quite frankly, they aren’t helping golfers make more putts.
It’s tough to make putts, but we realized that the more variables you eliminate, the better you will be, so we took a whole new look at putter design, materials, and technology to build Sacks Parente putting instruments. The result, putting instruments that are defying convention from the grip to the sole to make more putts.
Making more putts is impacted by Feel, Alignment, Distance Control, Tempo, and Stability. How a putting instrument addresses these critical putting needs is paramount to having the best putting performance.
SPG putting instruments combine the company’s patented Ultra-Low Balance Point (ULBP) system, which is defined as a balance point 5” or less from the sole of the putter, very high MOI, and weight-forward center of gravity. This unique combination achieves unparalled feel and performance that defies current putting theory.