28 Nov '12, 4am

USGA + R&A schedule 8:30 am ET news conference to announce ruling on long putters. Here's preview: #pga #golf

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The U.S. Golf Association and Royal & Ancient Golf Club are expected to announce a ban on long putters and belly putters when they hold a press conference on Wednesday. At question is not the putter itself, but whether it can be anchored to the body in the putting stroke. LONG PUTTERS July 20, 2011: Long putter paying dividends for Scott Aug. 15, 2011: Long putter in spotlight after Bradley wins PGA Sept. 1, 2011: Mickelson experiments with belly putter Sept. 14, 2011: Belly putter not foolproof, but becoming a trend on PGA Tour Oct. 28, 2011: A Sense of Huber: Long putters Feb. 7, 2012: Woods offers solution in putter debate July 22, 2012: Eubanks: Keep long putters legal July 23, 2012: Harrington predicts that long putters will be banned July 23, 2012: R&A says decision on long putters could come soon Aug. 1, 2012: Bradley "not scared" if he has ...

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