THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Webb Simpson and Keegan Bradley say they won’t be happy if golf makes it illegal to use a putter anchored to the body.
But they won’t fight it.READ MORE: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Motor Deputy Killed In Lakewood Crash
The U.S. Golf Association and Royal & Ancient Golf Club have a press conference Wednesday morning at which they are expect to announce their decision on whether long putters and belly putters will be allowed. All indications point toward a ban on such putters.READ MORE: 'It's A Potato': Hasbro Drops 'Mr.' From 70-Year-Old Potato Head Doll
At question is not the putter itself, but whether it can be attached to the body.
Three of the last five major champions have used belly putters — Bradley, Simpson and Ernie Els. Bradley had suggested fighting a potential ban. He and Simpson said they would go along with it.MORE NEWS: NBA Star Russell Westbrook To Open New Charter School In South LA
Any change wouldn’t take place until 2016.