After 12 years, Woods leaning toward putter switch

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ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - After 12 years using the same
putter, Tiger Woods appears ready to switch to the swoosh.

Tiger Woods was playing Tuesday at the British Open with a Nike
Method putter. Woods says he also brought his regular putter to St.
Andrews, but he told The Associated Press during his practice
round, "I think I'm going to stick with this one."

It would be the first time that all 14 clubs in his bag were
made by Nike.

His Scotty Cameron putter made by Titleist had been the lone
holdout. Woods first used it at the 1999 Byron Nelson Classic, and
since that time, he has won 72 times around the world and 13

Woods is coming off one of his worst putting weeks ever at
Aronimink, where he tied for 46th in the AT&T National.

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