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Finchem & PGA Tour Oppose USGA’s Anchoring Ban

by Jeff Skinner On Sunday PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem took some time to address the assembled press at The Match Play Championship on the Tour’s stance on the anchoring ban. The Commish says it’s the PGA Tour’s stance that a ban on anchoring would be bad for the game and more specifically for the PGA Tour. The USGA and the R&A notified us several months ago about their intention to put forward a proposal to change    essentially change the… Continue Reading

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Seeing a Little Red At Bethpage Black

by Jeff Skinner Bethpage Black is one of the toughest courses in the world.  It’s long and well protected by deep bunkers everywhere on the course. And the greens are enough to give every golfer nightmares.   A.W. Tillinghast, with a little help from Open Doctor Rees Jones have made this course a true gem that tests golfers at every level.  But one of the few knocks each time the pros tee it up at The Black is the less… Continue Reading

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Q-School Grads Deserve PGA Tour Cards

by Jeff Skinner The PGA Tour usually makes changes by the inch not by the mile.  But the news that they are considering changing the rules surrounding retaining tour cards comes as a shock.  The proposal to drastically transform the way PGA Tour Players, Nationwide Tour Players and Q-School Graduates earn and keep their tour cards is more like a giant leap than a small step.  The change would pit PGA Tour players outside the top 125 in Fed-Ex Cup… Continue Reading

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Rules of Golf, Rule #35

By Jeff Skinner I know the good old boys at the USGA are busy right now. They are putting on a little show at Bethpage Black this week. But they need to address a change in The Rules of Golf. Currently there are only thirty four rules of golf. They need to add one and make it thirty five. I have a proposal that needs to be considered as soon as possible. It is critical that the USGA take action… Continue Reading

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