Edited by Rock Chalk Jayhawk, 16 November 2012 - 11:37 PM.
Poll Question: Banning Anchored Putters
Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:47 PM
Edited by Rock Chalk Jayhawk, 16 November 2012 - 11:38 PM.
Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:56 PM
Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:00 PM
Cal XR16 4W w/Speeder Evo 565 R
Ping G30 22* Hybrid Stock R
Ping i15 5-U Modus3 105 R
Ping Glide 54* w/KBS 610 R
Titleist Vokey 58* M Grind w/KBS 610 R
Anser Milled # 5
Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:20 PM
Adams a7 PNT 19*
Nike VR Forged Pro Combo 3-P
Vokey SM6 52.08F, 58.08M
Cameron Studio Select Newport
Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:37 PM
So I say ban them, people will adjust.
Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:40 PM
Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:42 PM
Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:04 PM
Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:18 PM
Meanwhile, they continue to ignore the impact of the ball on the game. First the grooves, which have had zero impact on scoring. Next the putters, which will have an impact on a select few.
I just don't understand why or how they let it get this far down the road. You can't putt croquet style between your feet but for the last 25 years or so that this has been growing in popularity it made sense to allow anchoring?
I feel for the guys who may see a significant impact on their ability to make a living. It's been horribly mismanaged and I'm very torn on my opinion based because of that mismanagement.
Cobra Fly Z 3W 14.5*
Cobra F6 Baffler 17.5*
Maltby PTM (black) 4-GW
Mizuno MP-T5 54*/58*
PING Sigma G Anser
Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:22 PM
What standing do professional golfers have to sue the USGA and R&A? These organizations are free to set up rules as they see fit.
Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:40 PM
In practice it may or may not matter but under pressure taking your wrists out of the equation is a HUGE advantage.
I know everyone can use them right now, but the people that choose not to probably believe they would be breaking the rules of the game, and the people who use it are taking advantage of a rule loophole that was Looked over for the mercy of people with back problems so they could still play in official events, because it helped them not having to practice putting hunched over for long periods.
The competitive nature of our great game has caused some of us to take advantage of a mercy loophole
Sorry for being long winded, I feel strongly about this
Posted 01 November 2012 - 10:43 PM
Posted 01 November 2012 - 11:44 PM
Posted 02 November 2012 - 01:19 AM
Watch what Jackie Burke says around 1:10. Interesting view on anchoring of putters.
Posted 02 November 2012 - 01:52 AM
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Posted 02 November 2012 - 07:38 AM
M2 3HL/5HL Reax S Gripmaster wrap blue cap
G30 22* Hybrid TFC 419H S Gripmaster wrap black perforated
Apex CF16 satin 5-S Recoil 110 S +1/2" + 2* Up Gripmaster wrap blue cap
MD3 Black W grind 60* Recoil 110 S +1/2" + 2* Up Gripmaster wrap blue cap
Sabertooth Works Superstroke 3.0 / Ping Vault Anser 2 Slate PP58 blackout - 35"
ProV1X - cheapest used 5A I can find
Sun Mountain C130S - 2015
MG Elite XL golf gloves
Adidas Adicross Classic Golf Shoes - 2015
Posted 02 November 2012 - 08:08 AM
Posted 02 November 2012 - 08:11 AM
Wishon 929 HS 14.5*, 19* 0.5 Open
Wishon 775HS 22*, 25*
Wishon 5, 6 560 MC 7-PW MMC MB
Wishon 54, 59 Micro-Groove HM
All shafts are S2S Stepless Steel Wishon
Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:30 AM
Edited by Scotty1140, 02 November 2012 - 09:30 AM.
Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:46 AM
This game is hard enough, let players choose the equipment they want to play. If it's such an advantage why isn't everyone using them?
TM M2 15* Speeder 757 Evo TS
TM M2 #3 19* Fujikura
TM M3 4 Iron Atmos
TM P790 5-AW Modus 105
TM MG 54*
TM HI TOE 60*
TM Spider Tour Itsy Bitsy
Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:40 AM
at the hacker level, I have no issue whatsoever with people using them...sort of the 'cat's outta the bag' on that...that's just my opinion...I wouldn't be against a phase out like they did with the grooves...
really, they should put a limit on the tour golf balls and/or the COI on all clubs....hitting 3 woods 320 yards and a 3 iron 295 is destroying the courses...why make all courses lay down to technology is short sighted by the people who govern the game...600 yard par 4s anyone? what is the point?
I am sure I am in the minority....
Edited by Tarkata, 02 November 2012 - 10:42 AM.
Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:51 AM
There are so many much newer innovations and equipment changes that I would prefer to see addressed, way ahead of anchoring a putter.
Maltby KE4 14* 3w , Axe Excaliber R flex tipped 1"
RBZ 25* hb; RBZstage 2 19* hb
Mizuno MP30 5 - PW, AXE Excaliber stiff, Hogan Apex PC E Wedge (50*) TT DG s300
GM Never Compromise GM2 putter
54*, 58* TM TP wedges 3* flat
Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:12 AM
Fairway: 2017 M2 HL - Kura Kage x
Utility: TaylorMade P790 3 Iron (Even Flow 6.5)
Irons: TaylorMade P790 (4-AW) - Steelfiber 125
Wedges: Taylormade MG 54* and 60* - KBS Tour Shafts or Bettinardi 54* & 58* (Modus Prototype)
Putter: Odyssey 2M CS OR Byron Morgan DH89 OR Taylormade Spider Tour (Black) OR Cameron X5 Flow Neck
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