2001 Putting News Digest
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GOLFmagic - 10 / 10 / 01 Ten top putting tips By Golfmagic instruction editor
Pixl Golf Wedges and Putters 21 / 3 / 2001 Pixl Golf releases their new technology of 'Pixels' to the golfing World.
My Top Four Picks in Putters 23 / 4 / 2001 Read the reviews on the Newport Two, nubbins B7, STX 9750, and Rossie Blade...
Snazzy new Scotty's 24 / 3 / 2001 Scotty Cameron introduce a snazzy new line of putters to the UK..
Hot to handle! 6 / 11 / 2001 White Hot 2-ball putter launch
May-2-2001 TD Waterhouse Invites Consumers in the Dallas Area to Putt for A Million Dollars
May-2-2001 TD Waterhouse Invites Consumers in the Sacramento Area To Putt for a Million Dollars
Golf Equipment Reviews - Improve Your Putting Dramatically – Get Custom Fitted! By Dr. Barry Lotz October 18, 200
Baddeley's Poor Putting at Q-School (West Australian Online)

staugustine.com: Golf: Tiger's recent struggle on the greens

Frank Thomas - Golf Digest -Stimpmeter

Putter fires up Doyle - 06/28/2001 Articles & General info - A new putter worked wonders for Canterbury amateur golfer Anthony Doyle on his home course at Shirley. Doyle, a semi-finalist in the recent Canterbury match-play championship, reeled off seven birdies (at the second, third, fourth, fifth, seventh, 12th, and 13th holes) in a seven-under par round of 65. Press (newspaper)

No Longer Swing and a Prayer Golf: Couples, with a new putter, appears to have regained winning touch at Williams World Challenge. LA Times, 12-14-01, Thomas Bonck

Harold Swash released from hospital (Masters 2001)

Langer's putter puts him in contention - 03/24/2001 Articles & General info - PONTE VEDRA BEACH -- Mastering his sometime-wayward... flat stick, two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer put himself in a familiar position at The Players Championship -- playing on the weekend and within striking distance of the lead. Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville, FL (newspaper)

TRADITION MAY RULE THE MASTERS EXCEPT IN PUTTERS, PUTTING STYLES - 04/01/2001 Articles & General info - Change always has come slowly to the Masters, a jewel of a tournament that each spring brings a sparkle to the Augusta National Club - and the golf world. Richmond Times-Dispatch - Richmond, VA (newspaper)

Putters getting it done by any means necessary - 04/08/2001 Articles & General info - Notes Putters getting it done by any means necessary Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (newspaper)

2001 PGA Merchandise Show - Putters - Gary Mayes' Golf Equipment Journal

PGA.com - Odyssey unveils two putters November 15, 2001

PGA.com - TaylorMade's new putters feature inserts front and back October 22, 2001 By Steve Pike, PGA.com

PGA.com - Four new Carbite putters October 9, 2001

PGA.com - Carbite expands putter and wedge line January 28, 2001

PGA.com - Ping putters go back to their roots January 27, 2001

PGA.com - PuttGolf focuses on the green January 26, 2001

PGA.com - STX expands putter line with Greeny Series January 26, 2001
Lives by the putter ... Play on greens saves Goosen - 06/19/2001 Articles & General info - TULSA, Okla. -- Anyone watching the final round of the U.S. Open Sunday, and anyone watching sports highlights on any channel later that night, knows that Retief Goosen didn't make either of two putts he had to win the Open on the final hole of regulation. Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville, FL (newspaper)

Finding diamonds in the rust Karbowski's old putter finds new life at Mass. Open... - 06/19/2001 Articles & General info - BOYLSTON -- Most good putters are trusty. Rick Karbowski's is so trusty, it's rusty. After Karbowski's clubs were stolen from his home course of Wachusett Country Club five weeks ago, he went back to using a Ray Cook blue goose he bought at Pinehurst No. Telegram & Gazette - Worcester, MA (newspaper)

Unusual putters fit some players to a T - 06/10/2001 Articles & General info - DALLAS -- Ten years have passed since Rocco Mediate began using a long putter. And times have definitely changed. What once was considered taboo on tour has become quite the norm. Tulsa World - Tulsa, OK (newspaper)

The long trend No shortage of long putters in field this week - 03/20/2001 Articles & General info - PONTE VEDRA BEACH -- Longer -- but not necessarily longest -- is becoming a trend for putters used by area players on the PGA Tour. And entering this week's Players Championship, where putting on the hard, fast and undulating greens of the TPC Stadium Course is of the utmost importance, fans will see more and more examples of longer- shafted putters in use. Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville, FL (newspaper)

Focus on putting finally in fashion - 11/04/2001 Articles & General info - You folks are finally starting to get it. You're finally starting to believe the mantras: Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville, FL (newspaper)

Updated Monday, July 4, 2005 8:09 AM