Gear & EquipmentMay 21, 2013

Anchor ban reax: Acushnet

The Acushnet Company, parent company of the Titleist, Footjoy and Pinnacle brands, released the following statement regarding today's decision by golf's ruling bodies to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016:

"The rule change regarding anchoring, as explained by the USGA and R&A, concerns only the definition of a stroke, and does not alter any current equipment regulations or impact any equipment that we manufacture and sell. We believe in one set of rules in golf and support the USGA and R&A as the ruling bodies and will continue to manufacture golf equipment that abides by the rules they establish."

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