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By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

Kiawah's Ocean Course in '07 at the Senior PGA

Okay, I’m already sick of the above-mentioned Dustin Johnson crack in connection to the PGA of America’s “Condition of Play” announcement for the 94th PGA Championship. Of course, the DJ-bunker joke is referencing his unfortunate mistake in 2010 at Whistling Straits, where it turned out he grounded his club in the whole “bunker-not-a-bunker” debacle, which caused him to miss out on a playoff with Bubba Watson and Martin Kaymer.

Well, the 156-player field won’t have to worry about distinguishing between bunker and waste areas at this year’s championship at The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. (held August 6-12) — all sandy areas will be regarded as “through the green” and not designated as “bunkers” in the season’s final major.

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