Rocco Mediate has switched to the belly putter. Many moons ago, he was one of the first players to win with a long putter: “I was the antichrist (in 1991) in the putting world. And now look at it. People, trust me, I had a lot of interesting comments about the putter back then.” USA Today
Golf tournament raises $10,000 for muscular dystrophy and other causes, in honor of a fireman who was killed in a tragic accident. Hometown Life
Another community loses another golf course: “Someone had scribbled ‘thanks for the memories’ on a whiteboard outside the clubhouse.” Morning Call
Uh-oh. Tiger Woods after yesterday’s round at the Fry’s.com Open: “That’s probably one of the worst putting rounds I’ve ever had.” Fox Sports
Scientists devise ‘micro golf putter’ to test ‘dead or alive’ status of cells. TruthDive
How trash talk, Twitter are helping grow golf business (starring the Radi-Eye putter). Gaston Gazette
Putter of The Day: The new PING Sydney ($249) features a lightweight aluminum chassis combined with strategically placed tungsten weights for high MOI and enhanced stability. The putter is face balanced, favoring a stright-back-straight-through stroke, and incorporates a bold red alignment bar along the crown.