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Now that anchor ban is raised, no clarity in figuring how it gets resolved
MARANA, Ariz. -- Bruce Lietzke would have noticed a banana inside the cover of his long putter.
25 Feb 2013 - 9:57pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour opposes ban on anchoring putter strokes, says Finchem
MARANA, Ariz. -- PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem threw a big wrinkle into the plan to outlaw the anchored putting stroke when he said Sunday the tour opposed the ban because there was not enough evidence to suggest players had an advantage by using a long putter.
24 Feb 2013 - 4:44pm - 16 Comments
Players wouldn't be surprised to see PGA Tour ignore anchored stroke ban
MARANA, Ariz. -- Steve Stricker, once a strong supporter of banning the stroke used for long putters, shed some insight into the PGA Tour's position Tuesday when he said he would not be surprised to see the tour ignore the USGA if the ban is adopted.
19 Feb 2013 - 10:23pm - 5 Comments
Els hopes USGA and R&A won't ban anchoring putters, but would accept it
LOS ANGELES -- With only a few weeks left before a decision on long putters is finalized, British Open champion Ernie Els hopes that golf officials change their minds.
13 Feb 2013 - 7:37pm - 0 Comments
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5 Feb 2013 - 12:19am - 7 Comments
Phelps, Olympic swimming champ, signs equipment deal with Ping Golf
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps is getting serious about his golf game.
31 Jan 2013 - 6:52pm - 0 Comments
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps is getting serious about his golf game.
24 Jan 2013 - 5:20pm - 0 Comments
After players meet, PGA Tour braces for difficult situation on anchoring
SAN DIEGO -- The first PGA Tour meeting on a proposed rule for long putters made only one thing clear to commissioner Tim Finchem. There's still a long way to go to decide what the tour will do, and it figures to be messy.
23 Jan 2013 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
Proposed ban on anchoring putters feels like witch hunt, says Pettersson
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Carl Pettersson says the proposed rule to ban the anchored stroke for long putters feels like a ''witch hunt,'' and that golf's governing bodies were only reacting to three of the last five major champions using a belly putter.
2 Jan 2013 - 4:57pm - 2 Comments
Ban on anchoring of putters divides golfers even before rule goes into effect
The putt was meaningless because it was the final hole of a pro-am in what amounts to an 18-man exhibition at the end of the year, even though ranking points were available at Tiger Woods’ World Challenge earlier this month.
28 Dec 2012 - 1:59pm - 4 Comments
McIlroy facing biggest change of his career as he switches equipment
Rory McIlroy's decision to pursue a lucrative equipment deal was in place long before he grabbed a Nike golf club from Tiger Woods during their exhibition match in China last fall and took a few practice swings.
20 Dec 2012 - 12:56pm - 1 Comments
Golfers use social media to react to proposed rule ban on anchoring
Editor’s Note: Needless to say, the social media world lit up on Wednesday with the announcement by the USGA and R&A proposing a rule to ban the use of anchored putting strokes.
28 Nov 2012 - 9:21am - 15 Comments
Anchoring putters to be banned under rule proposed by USGA and R&A
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Brace yourself -- just not your putter.
28 Nov 2012 - 8:58am - 31 Comments
USGA and R&A propose rules change to prohibit use of anchored strokes
Editor's Note: Here is the news release issued by the R&A and USGA on Nov. 28:
28 Nov 2012 - 8:42am - 3 Comments
Ban looms on ability to anchor long putters to body during putting stroke
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.
27 Nov 2012 - 11:28pm - 0 Comments
European Tour chief wants all golfers to have access to same equipment
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Golfers around the world are waiting to hear if long putters will be banned -- or at least the way many currently use them is outlawed.
26 Nov 2012 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Azinger, one of long putter pioneers, regrets that their time likely near end
NAPLES, Fla. -- If not for Paul Azinger picking up a long putter that belonged to a short man, there might not be such a fuss over belly putters.
20 Nov 2012 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
Bradley and Els vow to fight ban on long putters with 'whatever it takes'
SHENZHEN, China -- Keegan Bradley and Ernie Els have become the latest players to voice their concern about a rumored ban on long putters, insisting they will contest any attempt to enforce such legislation.
2 Nov 2012 - 7:56pm - 3 Comments
Simpson believes long putters should stay, preparing for them to be banned
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- If golf decides to ban long putters, U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson will be ready.
8 Aug 2012 - 10:23pm - 5 Comments