Found December 02, 2012 on Fox Sports:
On Saturday, Keegan Bradley said he was heckled by a fan off the 18th green at the end of his third round at the Tiger Woods World Challenge at Thousand Oaks, Calif. The fan called him a "cheater" because of his continued use of his long putter. This comes only days after the USGA and R&A proposed a ban of anchored putting on Jan. 1, 2016. The USGA made the following statement on Saturday's incident at Sherwood Country Club: "This is a deplorable incident, and there is no place in our game for this kind of behavior. As we noted when announcing proposed Rule 14-1b, it has been and remains entirely within the Rules of Golf for players to anchor the club while making a stroke. There should not be a shred of criticism of such players or any qualification or doubt about their achievements, and we think that it is inappropriate even to suggest anything to the contrary. "Rule changes address the future and not the past. Up until now and until such time as a ...
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