Latest News Wires Golf rules bodies outlaw anchored putting stroke, beginning in 2016

The US Golf Association, along with Britain's Royal & Ancient Golf Club, approved a rule that prohibits the use of a putting stroke that uses the body as a anchor.

Golf's governing bodies approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, a move opposed by two major golf organizations that contend long putters are not hurting the game.