Ryder Cup 2014: Putters in Play

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More often than not, the Ryder Cup matches come down to a battle on the greens, where crucial, pressure-filled putts are made and missed. Here's a list of the putters expected to be in play at Gleneagles, accompanied by World Ranking and arranged in order of each players' strokes gained/putting ranking on the PGA Tour last season.
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Graeme McDowell ranked 1st on the PGA Tour in 2013-14 with an average of .886 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 18 Putter: Odyssey White Hot #7
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Jimmy Walker, a Ryder Cup rookie, ranked 11th on the PGA Tour with .482 strokes/gained putting per round. World Ranking: 19 Putter: Scotty Cameron Tour Rat 2 Prototype
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Matt Kuchar ranked 15th on the PGA Tour at .458 strokes gained/putting per round World Ranking: 9 Putter: Bettinardi Kuchar Model 1 Arm Lock
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Ryder Cup rookie Jordan Spieth ranked 20th on the PGA Tour with .398 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 13 Putter: Scotty Cameron 009 Prototype
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Thomas Bjorn ranked 26th on the PGA Tour with .345 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: T-30 Putter: Odyssey Tank #7
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Webb Simpson finished 34th on the PGA Tour with .301 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 33 Putter: Ping G5i Craz-E
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Rickie Fowler, the only player with top-5 finishes in all four majors in 2014, ranked 37th on the PGA Tour with .287 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 10 Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS Trisole
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Rory McIlroy, the British Open and PGA winner, ranked 41st on the PGA Tour with .273 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 1 Putter: Custom Nike Method 006
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Keegan Bradley finished 47th with .253 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 26 Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG Sabertooth
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Phil Mickelson ranked 50th on the PGA Tour with .249 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 11 Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG Blade
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Patrick Reed, a Ryder Cup rookie, ranked 51st on the PGA Tour with .245 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 27 Putter: Odyssey White Hot #3
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Hunter Mahan ranked T-57th on the PGA Tour with .205 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 21 Putter: Ping Scottsdale TR Anser 2
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Sergio Garcia ranked 61st on the PGA Tour with .164 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 3 Putter: TaylorMade Spider Mallet 72
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Lee Westwood ranked 65th on the PGA Tour with .149 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 44 Putter: Ping Ketsch
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Zach Johnson ranked 79th on the PGA Tour with .106 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 16 Putter: SeeMore Precision Tour Milled FGP Blade
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Jim Furyk ranked 82nd on the PGA Tour with .089 strokes gained/putting per round World Ranking: 4 Putter: Odyssey Tank 2-Ball
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Ian Poulter ranked 92nd on the PGA Tour with .037 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 38 Putter: Odyssey White Hot Damascus #1
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Justin Rose ranked 108th on the PGA Tour with -.038 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 6 Putter: TaylorMade White Smoke DA-62 Prototype
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Bubba Watson ranked T-110th on the PGA Tour with -.053 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 7 Putter: Ping Anser Milled 1
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Jamie Donaldson ranked 117th on the PGA Tour with -.088 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 25 Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG Sabertooth
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U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer ranked 120th on the PGA Tour with -.114 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 12 Putter: PING Karsten Anser 2
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Henrik Stenson, last year’s FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai champion, ranked 135th on the PGA Tour this year with -.165 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 5 Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG #7
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Victor Dubuisson finished 173rd with -.761 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 23 Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Notchback
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Stephen Gallacher also finished 173rd with -.761 strokes gained/putting per round. World Ranking: 34 Putter: Scotty Cameron Futura X5