Posted November 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
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. At question is not the putter itself, but whether it can be attached to the body in the putting stroke. Three of the past five major champions have used belly putters: Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson and Ernie Els. Bradley had suggested fighting a potential ban but now he and Simpson said they would go along with it. Any change wouldn't take place until 2016.
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