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NEWS: Players, USGA And Chamblee Defend Positions On Anchoring View More
Bernhard Langer during the first round of the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship. (Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

NEWS: Players, USGA And Chamblee Defend Positions On Anchoring

It’s a dustup that was bound to happen, especially with Bernhard Langer continuing to be the best player in senior golf. Langer, along with Scott McCarron and a few others, still use long putters, which according to Rule 14-1b in the Rules of Golf, is perfectly acceptable so long as…

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PGA Seeking 'Grandfather Period' For Anchoring

Might anchored putting live past Jan. 1, 2016, at least for recreational golfers? That’s the hope of PGA President Ted Bishop who, along with PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, will ask USGA officials to institute a “grandfather period” before the rule banning anchored putting goes into effect. The request is…

Arnie Says No To Anchoring, Bifurcation

Arnold Palmer made himself perfectly clear Wednesday morning at Bay Hill on the eve of his Arnold Palmer Invitational: No bifurcation. No anchored putting. “I don’t think golf has a place for two sets of rules,” he said. “And I think it’s very, very important and may be a key…