27 Nov '12, 7pm

“@PelzGolf: Dave Pelz's Open Letter to the USGA on Belly Putter Ruling: 'Don't Do It!"

“@PelzGolf: Dave Pelz's Open Letter to the USGA on Belly Putter Ruling: 'Don't Do It!"

To the USGA: Golf is losing players. We need to grow the game, not shrink it. I’ve talked to you personally and sent e-mails full of data, trying to convince you to reconsider your stance on belly putting. I think you are not listening or looking at the way the game is played by the masses, but instead are reacting to a few PGA Tour pros on TV who have offended your egos! Are you planning to ban the long and belly putters because you don’t like the looks of them? You probably think they provide an unfair advantage, or you want them gone because Ernie Ells, Webb Simpson and Keegan Bradley won major championships with them. But you can’t prove an unfair advantage (none of the top 20 putters in 2012 used them), so you say you don’t like the way they look. We should forget this “look bad” excuse and talk reality. Long/belly putters really do provide an advantage for some golfe...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/tour-and-news/belly-putter-should-not...

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