31 Aug '11, 5pm

Shaking Off The Stigma

Shaking Off The Stigma

From his home in Tampa, 81-year-old Charlie Owens keeps close track of his invention and its impact on professional golf. Owens sees how the long putter has turned around Adam Scott's career and recognizes that Keegan Bradley was the first player to win a PGA Tour major using a long putter or more sophisticated form of the 51-inch "Slim Jim" broomstick he created in 1983. The equipment trendsetter took pride when Webb Simpson became the third consecutive player to win on tour with an unconventional putter and when Michelle Wie, age 21, used a belly putter well enough to finish T-2 at the CN Canadian Women's Open. "I don't see any bad putters using the long putter," Owens said, meaning once players make the change, no matter how young or old, male or female, the yips are gone. "If you take your time and set up right, it's like you're putting with a GPS." And just as GPS sys...

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