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Seems to work for Langer without the anchoring. Good for him if it helps..

Im sure Twitter and lesser forums will explode with the broom handle haters though :-\, plus all the armchair judges checking for contact.

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4 hours ago, RussUK said:

Seems to work for Langer without the anchoring. Good for him if it helps..

Im sure Twitter and lesser forums will explode with the broom handle haters though :-\, plus all the armchair judges checking for contact.

We've beat the dead horse over this but we'll see if Adam Scott can hide his anchoring like Langer.

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Awesome! There will be some more whining about potential anchoring. I don't think it will be Scott's intent though.

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Make him put on a pressure sensitive plate underneath the shirt, to avoid all the discussions and slow motion close up shots of his chest.

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It looked obvious to me that he wasn't anchoring.

He's a thinner, more fit guy, but still…

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On 11/30/2017 at 3:05 AM, RussUK said:

Seems to work for Langer without the anchoring.

Ugh! Had a conversation with a Champions Tour Player two months ago -- let's say the players on that tour are unhappy about Langer's anchor-unanchor routine.

Don't think Adam will get away with that on the PGA Tour.

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Everyone using the long putter should have to wear skin tight shirts! :-P

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13 minutes ago, NM Golf said:

Everyone using the long putter should have to wear skin tight shirts! :-P

Haha, im sure viewing figures would plummet!

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On 11/29/2017 at 3:48 PM, iacas said:

Lol! When I saw Scott with the long putter that was my first thought! True though, very clear he’s not anchoring.

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25 minutes ago, RussUK said:

Haha, im sure viewing figures would plummet!

Tough to decline much from the viewership numbers of the Champions tour now… ;-)

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5 hours ago, David in FL said:

But wait, they banned the long putter!

;-) 

That is the rule but rules are just that

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5 hours ago, David in FL said:

But wait, they banned the long putter!

;-) 

You jest, but I do think that there was certainly a hope that banning the anchored stroke would also put the long putters into the graveyard.  I imagine that the powers that be are irked that some are still successful unanchored with the broomsticks.

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24 minutes ago, Golfingdad said:

You jest, but I do think that there was certainly a hope that banning the anchored stroke would also put the long putters into the graveyard.  I imagine that the powers that be are irked that some are still successful unanchored with the broomsticks.

Yeah.  I still don't really understand why they didn't just limit the length of the club and be done with it...

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6 minutes ago, David in FL said:

Yeah.  I still don't really understand why they didn't just limit the length of the club and be done with it...

One possibility:  Shorter people could still use the longest length possible as an anchored putter.

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8 minutes ago, David in FL said:

Yeah.  I still don't really understand why they didn't just limit the length of the club and be done with it...

Because a short player could anchor (belly putter style) a tall player’s regular putter.

So they banned the stroke.

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8 hours ago, David in FL said:

Yeah.  I still don't really understand why they didn't just limit the length of the club and be done with it...

 

8 hours ago, Missouri Swede said:

One possibility:  Shorter people could still use the longest length possible as an anchored putter.

 

8 hours ago, iacas said:

Because a short player could anchor (belly putter style) a tall player’s regular putter.

So they banned the stroke.

Coulda done both.  ;)

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