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Harrington: Outlaw Belly Putters

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With Ernie Els winning the Open thanks, by his own admission, to the belly putter, and following on from Keegan Bradley and Webb Simpson capturing major titles with the club, Padraig Harrington is the latest in a long line to question its integrity.

"Clearly, in the rules, the fact is, if somebody invented the belly putter tomorrow, it would not pass. There's no way they would let it through," the three-times major winner said. "The only reason it got through is the people that used it 20 years ago were coming to the end of their careers and people were...

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