The Butch Harmon empire just keeps growing.
Golf Channel reported Wednesday that Tiger Woods' former swing instructor has added Brandt Snedeker to his star-studded stable, which already includes Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker. Snedeker previously worked with Sea Island-based instructor Todd Anderson, who continues to boast Billy Horschel, Harris English and Nick Watney.
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PGATour.com followed up on Golf Channel's original article, reporting that one of Snedeker's motivating factors for making the switch was to "bring his ball flight down and to better release the club."
Despite winning multiple times on the PGA Tour last year, Snedeker has struggled so far in 2014. The 2012 FedEx Cup champion boasts just two top-10 finishes so far, and rests 28th in the Ryder Cup points standings. Snedeker has long been considered one of the tour's best putters, but has consistently struggled from tee-to-green. This year he ranks 134th in greens in regulation and 144th in driving distance.