28 Nov '12, 7pm

The Sports Law Blog's @McCannSportsLaw weighs in on the proposed ban by the PGA on putters:

The Sports Law Blog's @McCannSportsLaw weighs in on the proposed ban by the PGA on putters:

In October, Keegan Bradley made it clear that he wouldn't take a ban on belly putters lying down. "I'm going to do whatever I have to do to protect myself and the other players on Tour," Bradley told Golfweek . The comment was widely interpreted to mean Bradley would take legal action if anchored putting methods were outlawed, and Ernie Els echoed the sentiment, saying that the R&A and the USGA would have "legal matters coming their way." (VAN SICKLE: Ban does more harm than good ) It turns out that Bradley may not have been hinting at planned legal action , but his comments still raise an interesting question: What legal recourse do professional golfers have to fight the ban on "anchored" putting? Michael McCann, legal analyst for SI.com and a law professor at the Vermont Law School , has a simple answer: not much. In fact, he says he'd turn down the case if Bradley asked...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/tour-and-news/legal-implications-prop...

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GREAT READ! Steve Eubanks nails it. Look My take on the anchoring ban.

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pga.com 28 Nov '12, 2pm

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golfwrx.com 28 Nov '12, 2pm

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Bradley, Simpson wouldn't fight belly putter ban:

Bradley, Simpson wouldn't fight belly putter ban:

golf.com 28 Nov '12, 6am

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