Saturday, March 2, 2013

'Bobby Locke Hooked Everything, Even Putts'

South African great Bobby Locke was a huge influence on the young Gary Player. There were many oddities about Locke, but one that you still read about is how he hooked every shot - including, some say, his putts! Here's a video clip in which Player demonstrates Locke's unusual putting technique:

Locke is considered by some the greatest putter of all-time, by the way, and is on every expert's list of the handful of greatest.

But question: Does what Player demonstrates look like a hooked putt to you? Looks more like a intentional pull to me.

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