DOUG FERGUSON
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July 2, 2013
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Tour to support new rule involving long putters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The PGA Tour said Monday it would follow a new rule that bans the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, asking instead Monday for a temporary reprieve for those who play the game for fun. The announcement Monday after a PGA Tour board meeting is the final piece of confirmation from a major golf organization for Rule 14-1b, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2016 when the next “Rules of Golf” is published. The rule makes it illegal for players to attach the end of the club to their body would …

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