Golf's Belly Putter Ban: Is Technology Really the Problem?

In case you have not heard, Golf’s governing bodies across the world have agreed to ban the “Belly Putter” for any professional tournament and for amateurs beginning in 2016. For those not familiar with the belly putter, it is a putter that is longer than normal that golfers can anchor to their stomach or sternum when performing a putting stroke. Dave Stockton, one of Golf...
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Proposal may penalize younger pros

Most of the players on the range this week in advance of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational know that the "anchoring" putting stroke likely will be banned after the USGA and R&A meet in September. That the change won't go into effect until 2016, when the next edition of the "Rules of Golf" is rolled out, will help some players. But for the growing number...
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