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  • Golf's two main governing bodies approve ban on 'anchor' putting

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Assn. approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the "anchor putting stroke" that was used by four of the last six major champions. The new rule goes into effect in 2016. ''We strongly believe that this rule...
  • Tiger Woods' view prevails as 'belly putting' ban is unveiled

    Tiger Woods' view prevails as 'belly putting' ban is unveiled
    Golf's rules-making boards, siding with Tiger Woods and others, on Wednesday proposed a change banning the growing use of "belly putting" in the game. Belly putting, also called "anchoring," is a method in which golfers use a long putter whose grip rests...
  • Should the PGA Tour outlaw belly putter?

    It's fine — for amateurs Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times The most sleep-inducing word on the PGA Tour this year is "bifurcation," although the issue over whether the tour should break from USGA and R&A is hotter than Dubai. Golf's ruling lords...
  • Van Pelt feels right at home atop BMW Championship Leaderboard

    Van Pelt feels right at home atop BMW Championship Leaderboard
    Bo Van Pelt has likely had the 2012 BMW Championships circled on his calendar. However, for all the hype and anticipation of playing a professional event in his home state, Van Pelt was just looking forward to teeing it up Thursday and starting the...
  • Fun Facts About Bermuda, And Why You Should Visit

    Fun Facts About Bermuda, And Why You Should Visit
    Wayne Furbert, Minister of Business Development and Tourism, stopped by to talk about Bermuda. • Bermuda's proximity – many people don't realize that it is the closest island destination to NYC at less than a two–hour flight with service on American...
  • Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last

    Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last
    — When Tiger Woods broke a 2 - 1/2 year drought without an official PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, it didn't come down to a crucial putt as in 2009. Woods, much like he did when he was the most dominant player on the...
  • U.S. Open champ Simpson coming to Chicago

    U.S. Open champ Simpson coming to Chicago
    The British Open galleries won’t get to see Webb Simpson. But nearly 80 Chicagoans will. The U.S. Open  champion is headed to Olympia Fields Country Club on July 9 to take part in a walking clinic and “closest to the pin” competition...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Tour Championship

     
    Last year, Jim Furyk's triumph at the Tour Championship tidied up a potentially muddled situation. Furyk's one-stroke victory over Luke Donald also captured the FedEx Cup title, rallying from the No.11 seed. He also became the PGA Tour's only three-time...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: McGladrey Classic

     
    For a time of year supposedly few people care about, the Fall Series is holding a fair amount of interest this year. Last week it was Tiger Woods showing up at the Frys.com Open, ending a seven-week layoff imposed when he sat out the FedEx Cup playoffs....
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic

     
    If only every PGA Tour season could end with this kind of intrigue. Sure, the last-chance quest for players to keep their tour cards provides an annual storyline for the Disney season finale. But it has a tendency to get overplayed – guys from Nos....
  • Welcome change as rules eliminate penalty for windblown ‘putts’

     
    The move comes too late to help Webb Simpson or Rory McIlroy, but any future golfer who finds gusty winds moving their ball on the green doesn’t have to worry about a penalty. That’s the biggest revision in the updated Rules of Golf set to...