Michelle Wie's new putting stance is a source of confusion

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

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Michelle Wie has been many things in her up-and-down career, and polarizing is definitely at the top of that list.

She's turning heads again this season with a strange new putting stance in which she bends her body in a 90 degree angle to get her head out over the ball. You can see the video above.

Wie is playing the Kraft Nabisco Championship this week (the first major of the year) and sat tied for 12th at 2 under.

A lot of people are questioning Wie's tactics (Annika Sorenstam questioned her talent earlier in the week), as this is the first year for her to use the bent-over sideways putting style.

Alan Shipnuck of Sports Illustrated is at the tournament and said this Friday:

And of course Ian Poulter weighed in:

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