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Sergio Garcia leads the Open after round one

Written by: Tony Korologos | Thursday, July 19th, 2007
Categories: European TourPGA Tour

Sergio Garcia leads the Open Championship after round one. I’ve long said I don’t think Sergio will NEVER win a major. Luke Swilor and I have a bet for a frosty beverage…

BUT Garcia has pulled out an unexpected tool, a belly putter. Garcia is one of the best ball-strikers ever, but has gagged on putts forever. Now that he has a belly putter he seems to be putting well. Let’s just wait and see how the belly works as the pressure gets worse and worse…

2 responses to “Sergio Garcia leads the Open after round one”

  1. Eat Golf says:

    Go Sergio – he is similar to Fred Couples’ game – the fantastic ball striking keeps him in contention even with the dropped shots each round because of the putter. If this belly putter is a short term answer for that – look out!

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