The R&A and the USGA announced the publication of the 2016 Rules of golf on 26 October. Details of the announcement and the full text of the new Rules can be accessed from the home page of their relevant web sites (www.randa.org and www.usga.org ). The new Decisions are also available in PDF format on […]
The PGA of Australia today confirmed it will adopt Rule 14-1b prohibiting anchoring of the club for all Professional tournaments sanctioned by the PGA from January 1, 2016.
The PGA TOUR Policy Board has acknowledged that the USGA’s ban on anchored strokes, known as Rule 14-1b, will apply to PGA TOUR competitions beginning on January 1, 2016. In making this acknowledgement, the Policy Board also passed a resolution strongly recommending, along with the PGA of America, that the USGA consider extending the time […]
The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The R&A, golf’s governing bodies, have announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on January 1, 2016, in accordance with the regular four-year cycle for changes to the Rules […]
The ongoing controversy surrounding the use of broomstick and belly putters via an ‘Anchored’ stroke took a dramatic turn recently, as golf’s governing bodies announced changes to the Rules of Golf that would prohibit anchoring the club against the body.