Just got mine. It's about 3/16' thick and about 1 3/4" in diameter. Comes in a pretty nice case too.
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How large/thick is that? Like the size of a quarter - smaller or larger? I've played with guys who use poker chips and get pissy when I constantly have to ask them to move it because the thing is like a freaking man hole cover laying on the green ready to knock my ball off its intended line.
I played in a few tournaments with one guy that uses a marker that is so large - I asked him if he could go to a smaller coin because it was distracting when I was putting. The damn thing was more like a coaster to put your cold beer on!
It is pretty big, about the size of a silver dollar. But as several others stated it has a quarter sized middle marker that comes out. I used the big marker when I wasn't close to someone else's line, I used the little insert when I was. Worked out great!
Oh snap! I got mine out of the envelope - saw it was huge (like bigger than a manhole cover) - and was ready to toss it into the junk drawer in my office as a paper weight. I didn't even realize it had a smaller marker that pops out until I saw this post. Sweet! This actually will go into my bag and I'll start to use it. Nice!!
And I'm giving a skin to the OP. Thanks for the link dude. Appreciated...
Just got mine as well. Thanks for the heads up about the middle marker. Now I have to find mine! I will also be giving a skin to the OP.
Wow, sounds like it's a players marker, I guess the inner marker is forged somewhere in Japan whereas the the outer manhole cover is clearly caste and has a big cavity in it (from where you remove the players marker) which allows them to move more mass to the perimeter. Bill Haas should hand them out to his playing partners.
*Hmmm, I hope that came off as humorous as intended. I just reread it and it sounds like I'm being an a-hole LOL.
Ok... This is my new favorite golf gadget... This type of marker is awesome. I played my 2nd round with it yesterday... And enjoyed using it because as others have said - when you are far away from the pin - you can use the large marker without being in someones line (say 30+ feet out)... Then as you get within that closer range, easily pop out the smaller maker. Genius.
I would like to know who the original OEM of the marker - so that I could have my company order some and handout to customers/clients at trade shows. These things are sweet!