Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 2/1/13
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The proposed United States Golf Association ban on anchored putting was a hot topic Friday during the second round of play at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and one PGA Tour veteran offered a particularly strong opinion. "My thoughts are that let us play golf and leave us alone, pretty much," Robert Garrigus said following his second straight 5-under 66, which left him at 10-under after morning play. Garrigus, an eight-year Tour veteran, uses a short putter but recently tried using a long putter, admittedly to little success. He said he has spoken to PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem about the proposed rule change that would outlaw strokes anchored against the body beginning in 2016. "I asked him, out of the 15 board members that vote on our game, our professional game, how many of them have ever struck a shot in competition," Garrigus said. "And that was zero, and that's all I needed to hear. "They're amateurs policing a professional game. It's just unf...
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