Truth & Rumors: Gary Player rails against 'nose putters'
Golf.com - almost 5 years
Gary Player has been a longtime supporter of what golf-industry dweebs call "bifurcation" -- that is, one set of more restrictive equipment rules for pros to limit distance and another, less stringent set of rules so amateurs can bomb away -- and he made that case eloquently on Tuesday at the Masters.
Two balls? Definitely. Look, I mentioned this, and the R&A, which I'm a very big fan of, said that you they are the same game. They are not the same game. If you think they are the same game, bring an amateur to come and play against Tiger Woods, and you'll sure as hell see they are not the same game. You are oblivious to the fact that it's not the same game. It ain't the same game.
However, the fun part starts when Player talks about his distaste for long putters.
I'm just shocked when I see all these young people on the Tour, too. I see them playing with a putter up here and a putter here. I was playing with a guy the other day with a putter in his