28 Nov '12, 2pm

USGA, R&A propose rule change that would ban anchored putting stroke via @si_golf

The USGA and R&A announced a proposed rule change Wednesday that would outlaw anchoring putters to the body while making a stroke. The rule change, if approved after a period of review, will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. This method of putting, in which belly or long putters are secured against the body, is used by many top pros, including Adam Scott , Keegan Bradley , Webb Simpson and Ernie Els . R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson and USGA Executive Director Mike Davis made the announcement at a joint teleconference. In a sign of how closely the issue has been followed in the golfing world, the Golf Channel broadcast the teleconference live on Wednesday morning. (VAN SICKLE: R ule does more harm than good ) The proposed new rule Rule 14-1b will prohibit "strokes made with the club or a hand gripping the club held directly against the player's body, or with a forearm held aga...

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