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Webb Simpson uses new putter to take share of Sony Open lead
Webb Simpson uses new putter to take share of Sony Open lead

Webb Simpson made his debut with a conventional putter Thursday at the Sony Open in Honolulu and might have wished he had used one sooner. One year away from the new rule that outlaws anchored strokes, Simpson ditched his belly putter for a regular one for his 2015 debut and ran off eight birdies over his last 10 holes for an eight-under 62 that gave him a share of the lead with Paul Casey. On a day that made the 144 players feel they were in paradise with sunshine and barely a breeze, Simpson and Casey led the low scoring at Waialae. What set them apart is how they got there — Simpson with his conventional putter, Casey with his return to Honolulu for the first time in a decade....

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