Paul Azinger laments the forthcoming anchoring ban and tells Doug Ferguson the backstory of how he stumbled on the idea of bracing the putter against the belly.
What befuddles him is the advancements in equipment over the last 20 years, particularly with golf clubs. He referred specifically to the Great Big Bertha driver, which at the time looked enormous and had a big sweet spot. Azinger was only partially joking when he said that club now looks like a 4-wood.
''It's OK for manufacturers to figure out game improvement,'' Azinger said. ''But if a player figures it out, we're going to ban it?''