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Move over John Daly: Tim Herron has perfected the cigarette-holding claw putting grip

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- John Daly may be multi-tasking like a champ at the RBC Heritage -- on Friday he wore pants with ladies on them, smoked and putted all at the same time -- but it seems Tim "Lumpy" Herron is rising to the challenge.

On the putting green Saturday before his third round, Herron, who sits one under after 36 holes at the RBC Heritage -- employed a variation of his claw putting grip that our Matt Rudy wrote about a day earlier.

Between the index and middle finger of his right hand, Herron held a lit cigarette as he rolled putts all around Harbour Town's practice putting green.

Here's a picture of Herron's modified claw grip in action: