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Mickelson calls long putter ban 'grossly unfair'

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American star Phil Mickelson Wednesday said banning long putters would be "grossly unfair", disagreeing with long-time rival Tiger Woods and adding to the uproar as golf chiefs consider the move. 

In this photo provided by World Sport Group Phil Mickelson of the US speaks during a press conference ahead of the Barclays Singapore Open at the Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore. Mickelson said banning long putters would be "grossly unfair", disagreeing with long-time rival Tiger Woods and adding to the uproar as golf chiefs consider the move.

The four-time Major-winner, who does not use one of the "belly" or "broomstick" putters which are under scrutiny from the sport's rules-making bodies, spoke out before the $6 million Barclays Singapore Open.

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