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By John Huggan VIRGINIA WATER, England — There were, as expected, no surprises. Almost six months on from their original announcement on the now notorious Rule 14-1b, the R&A today joined (simultaneously) with the USGA in confirming that the so-called “anchoring” of putters to any part of the body during a stroke will be deemed illegal starting January 1, 2016.
Peter Dawson of the R&A at the BMW PGA Championship on Tuesday (Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) Glen Nager, USGA President, took to the podium at USGA Golf House at 8am EST to announce that anchored putting strokes will be prohibited, according to the Rules of Golf, beginning January 1, 2016. Peter Dawson of the R&A reiterated the announcement at a press…
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