28 Nov '12, 2pm

Bye, bye, belly -- USGA, R&A propose anchor ban #wrx

Bye, bye, belly -- USGA, R&A propose anchor ban #wrx

The USGA and R&A have proposed a change to the Rules of Golf that will prohibit the anchoring of a club in during all strokes, including during putting. The proposed rule will fall under Rule 14-1b, and state: In making a stroke, the player must not anchor the club, either “directly” or by use of an “anchor point.” Note 1 : The club is anchored “directly” when the player intentionally holds the club or a gripping hand in contact with any part of his body, except that the player may hold the club or a gripping hand against a hand or forearm. Note 2 : An “anchor point” exists when the player intentionally holds a forearm in contact with any part of his body to establish a gripping hand as a stable point around which the other hand may swing the club. The new rule will not alter equipment rules, meaning all conforming equipment including belly and long putters will remain leg...

Full article: http://www.golfwrx.com/53307/usga-ra-propose-anchor-ban/

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