USGA, R&A discuss long putters
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- Golf's governing bodies hope to have a decision on the future of long/belly putters by the end of the year, a discussion that has been ongoing as three of the past four major champions have used a belly putter to help them to victory.
The conversation comes one day after Ernie Els won the Open Championship to become the third major champion using a belly putter. Els holed a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Claret Jug at age 42.
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2012 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
2012 venue: Royal Lytham & St. Annes
Where: Lytham St. Annes, England
TV coverage: All four rounds on ESPN
Yardage, par: 7,086 yards, par-70
Past champions: Complete list