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  1. Arnold Palmer speaks out against anchored putting

    Bob Harig

    Arnold Palmer is against having two sets of rules for professional and amateur golfers and is not in favor of "contraptions," such as belly putters, long putters and anchored strokes.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  2. Belly putter debate hitting fever pitch

    Bob Harig

    With the belly putter debate likely nearing a conclusion in coming weeks, Bob Harig examines both sides of the argument.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  3. Open Championship 2012 -- Officials debate use of long putters

    Bob Harig

    One day after Ernie Els won the Open Championship using a belly putter, the Royal & Ancient said that a decision could come soon on the use of long putters.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  4. Putting debate swings into golf's cross hairs

    Bob Harig

    The debate about using long putters cropped up again. But how do you legislate something golfers have now been using for years? ESPN.com's Bob Harig examines the debate.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  5. PGA Tour implements ban on anchored strokes beginning in 2016

    Bob Harig

    The PGA Tour announced Monday that it will implement the ban of anchored strokes beginning Jan. 1, 2016, opting to not go against golf's governing bodies and adhere to the rules set forth by the United States Golf Association and R&A.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2013
  6. Golf's governing bodies impose ban on anchoring putter starting i...

    Bob Harig

    Golf's governing bodies on Tuesday announced that anchoring the club in making a stroke will be banned, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2013
  7. USGA, R&A to announce anchoring issue decision next week

    Bob Harig

    A final resolution to golf's anchored putting issue will be announced at a Tuesday morning news conference conducted jointly by the United States Golf Association and the R&A.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  8. Tiger Woods repeats his position in favor of anchor ban

    Bob Harig

    Tiger Woods reiterated his position on the anchored putting debate Wednesday, saying that he doesn't believe the practice should be allowed.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  9. Keegan Bradley resents 'cheater' accusations in face of anchored ...

    Bob Harig

    Keegan Bradley, the first player to win a major championship using a belly putter, is "sick" of the anchoring debate and said he continues to be called a cheater by fans and some writers who believe the practice should be banned.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  10. Keegan Bradley called 'cheater' by fan for using a belly putter i...

    Bob Harig

    Keegan Bradley was heckled by a spectator on Saturday because he uses a belly putter and an anchored stroke that golf's ruling bodies have deemed to be illegal -- although the rule will not go into effect for three more years.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  11. USGA, R&A clear way for ban on anchoring putters in 2016

    Bob Harig

    Golf's governing bodies on Wednesday proposed changes to the rules of golf that would ban anchoring a club in making a stroke -- although they will accept comment on the subject before officially enacting the decision early next year.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  12. USGA, R&A due to emit ruling on anchored putters

    Bob Harig

    Keegan Bradley is gearing up to fight the governing bodies of golf if they decide to ban the long putter, and the American is hoping others will rally around the cause, too.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  13. Tiger Woods pleased with his game heading into first PGA Tour eve...

    Bob Harig

    Preparing for his first PGA Tour event of the 2012 season, Tiger Woods said Tuesday that a poor final round in Abu Dhabi two weeks ago when he had a chance to win has not deterred him and that he is pleased with the state of his game.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  14. Do long and belly putters give golfers an advantage?

    Bob Harig

    Do long and belly putters give golfers an advantage? ESPN.com's Bob Harig takes a look.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  15. After 68, Tiger Woods inching closer to old form

    Bob Harig

    After two rounds of lackluster performances, Tiger Woods started to shake off the rust with a 68 on Saturday at the CA Championship. The world's No. 1 player insists his feel after a long layoff is starting to come back, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2009
  16. New grip, new life for O'Meara

    Bob Harig

    Mark O'Meara developed his own unique putting grip -- and turned it onto his first win in six years.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2004