That's fine, but if you continue to putt with an anchored stroke, your handicap will no longer have any meaning or validity. That 11 will once again just be a number between 10 and 12.
I'm 67 years old and got the yips about 10-12 years ago. I started trying every putter I could get my hands on, as long as I didn't have to pay for it, and eventually found one that a buddy built from components bought at Golfsmith. I played 9 holes with his putter and had 5 one putt greens. I had him build one for me and I've used it ever since. I'm a better putter now than I was when I was 30. No yips, and I putt with confidence. Standard length putter, funny looking but legal clubhead. It has a bit more of a "dead" feel than any other putter I've ever used, and that makes me strike the ball a little more firmly, which helps me to putt aggressively even on short, fast putts. I also use a relatively short backswing on shorter putts, which also helps to promote an aggressive stroke with a good follow through.
@Fourputt , can you post a picture of this putter head? I am curious.
It will be interesting to see what Adam Scott does. He anchors now and I'm not sure if he will be able to convert to not anchoring with that long putter.
Yeah, Scotty is the first guy that comes to mind right? To be honest, he misses some very makable putts with that anchored stroke. I wonder how bad he had to be with a traditional stroke (and putter) for him to stick with that style. I could see him going the Kucher route. Same with Keegan Bradley.