Implementation of Rule 14-1b

Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring a club when making a stroke, takes effect on January 1, 2016, as part of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf. Please Click Here to view a document that explains how the Rule applies to various methods of stroke (Part 1), and also addresses more general questions received by the USGA and The R&A about whether it is permissible under the Rules for players or competition committees to elect to waive the Rule (Part II).