Bob Charles has advice to everyone searching for a putter: "...find a putter that feels right and keep using it. Over a period of time, you can develop the proper touch - something you can depend on."
Machrihanish, Scotland - It seemed a long way to go for a tip on golf club selection, but the sun was shining, the wind was down, and it was a glorious day in western Scotland.
The golf tip, coming from a major champion, was just a bonus.
Walking briskly around the corner of the clubhouse at Machrihanish Golf Club, there he was, Bob Charles, the 1963 British Open champion. Thrown over his shoulder was a carry golf bag.
“Let’s go,” he said, quietly. “Let’s make some birdies.”
Charles, 74 at the time, would carry that bag for 18 holes ...
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