Bradley, who has used a belly putter for much of his life, made history by becoming the first player to win a major using an anchored putter at the 2011 PGA Championship.
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Simpson, another young star and anchored putter aficionado, soon followed with his victory at the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic.
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Scott has turned his career around with the help of a long putter. He nearly won the 2012 British Open before finally achieving a major breakthrough at the 2013 Masters. He is the first player to win a green jacket with a long putter.Adam Scott
Scott has turned his career around with the help of a long putter. He nearly won the 2012 British Open before finally achieving his major breakthrough at the 2013 Masters. He is the first player to win a green jacket with a long putter.
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Els has extended his Hall of Fame career with the belly putter and won the 2012 Open when Scott faltered.
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Mediate was the first player to win a PGA Tour event with a long putter at the 1991 Doral-Ryder Open.
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In recent years, Langer has dominated the Champions Tour with his long putter.
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A more recent convert, Couples has also found success on the Champions Tour -- and at the Masters -- while using a long putter.
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Pettersson has used a long putter his entire career, and it helped him contend at the 2012 PGA Championship before Rory McIlroy took control and won. He had six top-10 finishes in 2012 and won the RBC Heritage in April.
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