28 Nov '12, 2pm

Bad news for putting basket cases as R&A/USGA start process to ban 'anchored' putters.

The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, have announced proposed changes to the Rules of Golf that would prohibit anchoring the club in making a stroke. The proposed Rule 14-1b, which follows an extensive review by The R&A and the USGA, would prohibit strokes made with the club or a hand gripping the club held directly against the player’s body, or with a forearm held against the body to establish an anchor point that indirectly anchors the club. The proposed new Rule would not alter current equipment rules and would allow the continued use of all conforming golf clubs, including belly-length and long putters, provided such clubs are not anchored during a stroke. The proposed Rule narrowly targets only a few types of strokes, while preserving a golfer’s ability to play a wide variety of strokes in his or her individual style. Prior to...

Full article: http://www.randa.org/en/Rules-and-Amateur-Status/Anchorin...

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golf.com 28 Nov '12, 7pm

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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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golfweek.com 27 Nov '12, 2pm

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