Truth & Rumors: USGA discussing long putter rule

August 15, 2012

Hear that? That faint ringing from the direction of Colorado? That might be the death knell for anchored putters leaking out from the USGA meetings at this week's U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
That's the word from Sean Martin of Golfweek, at least, who sent this tweet from an anonymous source at the USGA meetings:Sean Martin TweetThe Rules of Golf aren't set to change until 2016, so long-putter putters (that's you, Webb) should have some time to adjust if a ruling goes through. We'll see soon enough.