What are the rules for using a long putter?

Belly putters and long putters remain completely legal to use, so long as they are conforming to equipment rules. What Rule 10.1b addresses is the stroke, not the club being used to make the stroke. So if you putt with a belly putter or long putter, the anchoring ban does not require you to stop doing that.

Does ping make a long putter?

Ping Scottsdale Pickemup Long Putter.

Who uses a long putter on the PGA Tour?

“I’ve always felt that in golf you should have to swing the club, control your nerves and swing all 14 clubs, not just 13,” Woods said on Monday. Tim Clark and Carl Pettersson have used the long putter as long as they have been on the PGA TOUR.

Is a 34 inch putter too long?

Bottom line, most people are using putters that are too long for them. Very few men will need a 35-inch putter and very few women will need a 34-inch putter. Even if you’re on the taller side—over 6 feet for men and over 5 feet 8 inches for women—it still doesn’t mean you’ll need a longer putter.

Does Bryson DeChambeau anchor his putter?

Adam Scott celebrates his Masters win. Fast forward to 2021, and there’s a new form of anchoring beginning to take hold: so-called “arm-anchoring,” or “arm-lock” putting. Two belly putter refugees — Simpson and Bradley — both use the technique, as does Matt Kuchar, Bryson DeChambeau and Will Zalatoris, among others.

Does ping make good putters?

Ping is an iconic brand in golf, and with iconic designs like the Anser, has been making some of the best putters in the world for a very long time. And there are a raft of options so there will be a putter here for you, whatever your stroke, taste and type of greens you tend to play on.

What length putter do I need?

The length of the putter will be directly related to your height. If you are 6 feet or taller, you will need a 35 inch putter, 5’9″ to 6″ suggests a 34 inch putter, while 5’6″ to 5’9″ suggests a 33 inch putter. Customized putter are suggested for those above 6’4″ and shorter than 5’6″.

What golf pros use a long putter?

If there’s a poster child for what the long putter can do for a player, Adam Scott is it. Even with a Players Championship on his resume, Scott’s career had hit something of a plateau.

Why are long putters banned?

The anchored putter ban “prohibits anchoring a club when making a stroke”. The argument against anchored putters is based on the assumption that affixing the club to one’s body is an illegitimate way of gaining control of the putting stroke. The swinging motion consistent in all facets of golf is diminished.

Who should use a 33 inch putter?