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Poulter: raging against spikes

Watching the coverage from Doral a couple of weeks ago, I was struck by just how many spike marks were visible on the putting surfaces. With today’s soft spikes subject to all sorts of biomechanical tests and analyses before they ever make it to market, surely a continued attachment to the humble metal spike in this day and age can be chalked up to little more than stubbornness (I mean, if you really want to keep tradition alive, how about speeding up a little?) or Luddite suspicion.

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By Stephanie Wei under US Women's Open

Well, look what we have here: Two Americans atop the leaderboard at Oakmont, and they’re fantastic personalities, no less! Paula Creamer, who has been battling a thumb injury, leads Christina Kim by two shots. Creamer has won eight times on the LPGA tour, but she’s looking to capture her first major victory today.

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