Kids and vets tweak their games in an effort to claim the season's final major
This story appears in the Aug. 8 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
AFTER A SUNDAY MELTDOWN that cost him this year's Masters, Rory McIlroy knew he needed help. He'd four-putted the par-3 12th hole on his way to a humiliating final-round 80, and his flatstick needed fixing. He hired putting guru Dave Stockton Sr., who saw a solution: Raise Rory's left hand to keep his wrist solid through impact. "The lower the hands are, the more putts go left, and that's where most of Rory's misses ...
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ESPN The Magazine: August 8, 2011