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  1. Rory McIlroy expected for all playoff events after Barclays -- go...

    Bob Harig

    You can't win them all, but Rory McIlroy had gone three straight tournaments with victories until the Barclays. If he can figure out that pesky putter, a new run could start at TPC Boston, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014
  2. 2014 U.S. Open -- Phil Mickelson shoots even-par 70 in first roun...

    Bob Harig

    Phil Mickelson's quest for the fourth leg of the career Grand Slam got off to a decent start Thursday, an even-par 70 at Pinehurst No. 2 that left the five-time major champion in good position after his first round at the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  3. Michael Jordan helped Keegan Bradley swap putters at the Memorial...

    Bob Harig

    Keegan Bradley's decision to make the switch away from the anchored putter came about with a little coaxing from Michael Jordan. Yes, that Michael Jordan, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  4. Ian Poulter rips Hideki Matsuyama on Twitter before pairing at WG...

    Bob Harig

    ideki Matsuyama apologized to Ian Poulter on Saturday morning, one day after the Englishman took to Twitter and called the Japanese star an "idiot" for apparently damaging a green by thrusting his putter into it at the 13th hole during the second round of

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  5. USGA denies request for amateur golfers using anchored putters to...

    Bob Harig

    Amateurs will not get a reprieve when the anchored putting stroke goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2016.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  6. Driver better, putter isn't, for Tiger Woods in Omega Dubai Deser...

    Bob Harig

    Tiger Woods made a grip adjustment and managed to improve his play with the driver, but a balky putter didn't cooperate as the world No. 1 shot a 2-under 70 in Round 3 of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Padraig Harrington backs belly putter ban but uses one at Wells F...

    Bob Harig

    Padraig Harrington believes anchored putting strokes should be banned and is fully behind the pending proposal to outlaw the method. But that didn't stop him from using a belly putter on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  11. Tianlang Guan, Tiger Woods and Adam Scott made for a wild week at...

    Bob Harig

    Tianlang Guan, Tiger Woods and Adam Scott made for a wild week at the Masters, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  12. 2013 Masters -- Augusta does not take position on anchored putter...

    Bob Harig

    Augusta National and the Masters did not take a position on the controversial anchored putter issue that has been debated throughout golf for the past six months.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Putting tip propels Tiger Woods to Doral lead at WGC-Cadillac Cha...

    Bob Harig

    Tiger Woods rode a hot putter to a share of the lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Thursday. A close friend -- and fellow tour pro -- might deserve some of the credit, though, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  15. 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
  16. Anchor ban won't impact growth of golf -- Golf

    Bob Harig

    There's no shortage of anchor ban opinions, but one that doesn't fly? That's the belief that golfers would quit the game if not allowed to anchor their putters, ESPN.com's Bob Harig writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013