By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Ernie Els is ready to "play ball" even without a long putter.
The new rule does not ban the long putters, only the way they commonly are used. Golfers no longer will be able to anchor the club against their bodies to create the effect of a hinge.
Golf's two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour to follow along so the 600-year-old sport is still played under one set of rules.
On a night of celebration, one of the embarrassing moments at the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony was early in the program, when Hall of Fame members in attendance were recognized. The introductions didn't take very long.
The Players Championship should consider changing the name of its course to the TPC Mystery.
Padraig Harrington will try anything that makes him play better golf, even a method of putting he believes should be outlawed.
Lucas Glover made an 18-foot birdie putt on his final hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Boo Weekley after the second round of the Zurich Classic.
One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans.
Brandt Snedeker stepped in front of the cameras, offered a few opening remarks about the RBC Heritage and then took a breath.
Ernie Els might've been the second happiest golfer at Augusta National Sunday night.
Greg Norman saw three Australians on the leaderboard at the Masters and had reason to believe more heartache was on the way.
Adam Scott barely had time to think about an Australian in a green jacket when a sudden roar from the 18th green and a quick look at the TV reminded him it's never been easy. Not for him in the majors. And certainly not for the Aussies at Augusta National.
It began overnight on social media in Australia, hours before three of the country's best golfers teed off among the top five in the final round of the Masters in pursuit of that elusive green jacket.
Adam Scott made history Sunday, becoming the first Australian to win the Masters Tournament. Scott, who also became the first player to use a long putter to win a green jacket, drained a 15-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Angel Cabrera.
Four-time major champion Ernie Els, who won last year's British Open with a belly putter, said from the BMW PGA Championship in England, that the PGA Tour should accept the decision by golf's ruling bodies.
"They are looking out for the best interests of the game in the long run," Els said. "The argument forever will be they could have done it 25 or 30 years ago, so why now? But it is what it is and we are where we are, and they have made a decision so I think we are going to have to play ball."