7 days ago
The 43-year-old Els only has about three more years of majors left where he can still use the belly putter in its current form.
16 days ago
"Right as I put my putter down, the ball kind of fell down into the cleat mark," Spieth said of a putt on No. 6.
18 days ago
"The PGA Tour and PGA of America contended before the decision that the stroke commonly used for long putters wasn't hurting the game and there was no statistical proof that it was an advantage.
21 days ago
"---LONG AND SHORT OF IT: The LPGA Tour was quick to announce last week that it would go along with the new rule that bans anchored strokes, even though a few of its players use the long putters.
24 days ago
"Clark said he's uncertain about how he'll approach the remaining part of his career if remedies can't be found to allow for anchoring the putter.
28 days ago
"The long putters will be permissible in the future, but players can't anchor the club against their bodies.
28 days ago
Selected quotes on the Royal & Ancient and U.S. Golf Association approving Rule 14-1b, which bans in 2016 the anchored stroke commonly used with long putters:
47 days ago
"Harrington said last year after the British Open - won by Ernie Els, who used a belly putter - that he hoped the R&A didn't wait until he was 50 to outlaw anchoring.
49 days ago
PGA of America president Ted Bishop has been vocal about his opposition to the proposed rule that would ban the anchored stroke used for long putters.
103 days ago
Stricker, however, has known Woods for some 15 years and says they have the same philosophy when it comes to the putter, even if they go about it differently.
113 days ago
European Tour chief executive George O'Grady said the conversations between golf's administrators and the governing bodies about the future of the long putters began last year at the Masters.
114 days ago
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Sunday there has not been enough evidence to show a competitive advantage gained by using a long putter or belly putter that is anchored against the body.
125 days ago
With only a few weeks left before a decision on long putters, British Open champion Ernie Els hopes golf officials change their minds.
133 days ago
The distraction to which Finchem referred was about the proposed rule that would ban anchored strokes - the kind used with long putters and belly putters.
140 days ago
Clark has anchored the long putter to his chest for about as long as anyone has seen him play.
145 days ago
Or players leaving a mandatory meeting just as quietly as they entered to learn about the proposed rule that affects long putters.
168 days ago
ANCHORS AWAY: The R&A and USGA announced late last year that anchored strokes used for the belly putter and long putter will be banned starting in 2016.