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Bare legs are coming to the PGA Tour.

The circuit has announced that, effective immediately, players will be allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds and pro-ams.

The news was announced in a tweet by the recently appointed co-chairman of the Player Advisory Council, two-time tour winner James Hahn.

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The move mirrors a similar decision made by the European Tour in 2016 and Phil Mickelson – the defending champion at this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship – wasted no time in getting his impressive pins out.

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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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