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PGA Tour adopts anchoring ban

Updated: July 2, 2013, 2:56 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

The PGA Tour announced Monday that it will implement the ban of anchored strokes beginning Jan. 1, 2016, opting not to go against golf's governing bodies and adhere to the rules set forth by the United States Golf Association and R&A.

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem, who in February expressed the tour's desire that the proposed ban be rescinded, said the PGA Tour's policy board came to the decision during a meeting at the Greenbrier Classic.

But Finchem also strongly suggested ...

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