has been an issue for the 33-year-old but his putting stats have improved throughout the season and his average putts per round are as low as they have been at any time since 2012.
JUSTIN ROSE will hit hundreds of practice putts with his trusted old flatstick
in a bid to cure his troubles on the greens that are costing him titles.
She hit an 8-iron to the green and, in front of about 30 spectators, knocked in the putt with her TaylorMade flatstick
My putter definitely won me the tournament this week," said Els, who used his flatstick
a career-low 100 times after moving the ball back in his stance early in the week.
For those in the parties who had not had previous paddling experience, the all-day grind of swinging the flatstick
made soft muscles stiff and sore.
Given how many birdies are needed to win this tournament - 23 under par or better has been hit on three occasions - the flatstick
fragility of the front three in the betting makes them poor value.
He sinks his putts, usually using a Titleist Pro VI, with his Ping G2 flatstick
So after three successive topten finishes, this looks a good opportunity to get with proven flatstick
operator Brandt Snedeker.
And Lynch isn't worried about his team's chances in this tournament three years down the road when long putters will not be allowed because of the recent USGA flatstick