, the breakout star -- along with Keegan Bradley -- of 2011, has been using a belly putter since his freshman year at Wake Forest. The big benefit of the belly is that it takes hand action
out of the stroke. If you like the sound of that but don't want to switch putters, you can mimic the belly putter's benefit with a conventional-length model. Here's how: Set up with the grip end of your putter pointing just left of your belly button and keep it pointing at that spot as you swing the putter back and through. That's the same action you get from a belly, without the long shaft.