Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

Oct
24
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Rules

Bad break for Simpson at No. 15 at Zurich Classic

Golf’s governing bodies, the USGA and R&A, announced Monday they had finally updated several obsolete rules of golf that were implemented in, like, 1931. Perhaps most significant is that golfers will no longer be penalized for their ball moving after it’s been addressed. In recent years this rule has come into intense scrutiny. Just ask Webb Simpson, Rory McIlroy and Padraig Harrington, among others.

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Oct
24
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour Confidential

Luuuuuke: FTW!

If for some reason you haven’t read this week’s SI Golf Group’s PGA Tour Confidential, do it now. We kicked around Luke Donald’s come-from-behind victory at the Disney, which also won him the PGA Tour money title and made him the frontrunner in the Player of the Year race.

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