Golf Opinion: It’s About Time Anchored Putters Were Banned

Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 27 November 2012 9:47 AM


The “anchored” putter—a longer version that you hold against your chest for stability—is about to be banned by the US Golf Association reports the Wall Street Journal. Writer John Paul Newport says it’s about time. His argument—and the reason regulators want to ban the putter, which has been around since the 1930s—is because “anchoring a golf club against the body during a stroke constitutes a fundamentally different type of golf swing, and that gives the USGA and the R&A a defensible place to draw the line.”

SOURCE: Wall Street Journal

Share This Story

Tracker Pixel for Entry
 

 

Editor's Pick

Taking a Tech Timeout

Taking a Tech Timeout

Parental controls aren’t just for kids. Tips to force yourself to take a break from your devices.



Editor's Pick

Did This Man Invent the Selfie?

Did This Man Invent the Selfie?

Lester Wisbrod says he’s been taking photos of himself with celebrities for decades.

Favorites

News

U.S. Newspapers

International Newspapers