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See a rules infraction on the telecast? Call 1-800-THIS-POLICY-SUCKS

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem won’t bring an end to allowing fans phone in rules infractions they see on the telecast from their homes. The practice has already triggered controversy early in 2011 after Camilo Villegas and Padraig Harrington were both disqualified for signing incorrect scorecards after viewers notified tournament officials of the violations. Though Finchem still welcomes fan involvement in enforcing the rules, he’d like to see more common sense applied in enforcing the infractions called in by vigilant armchair officials, according to the AP.

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Tiger's last appearance at Torrey Pines was the 2008 US Open

For the few who haven’t read it yet (because I know it’s just about everyone’s first stop on Monday morning), check out the latest edition of PGA Tour Confidential. We discuss the world’s No. 3 making his first start this week at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, Padraig Harrington and Dimplegate, Captain Davis and the 2012 US Ryder Cup team (a bit premature), and of course, the thrilling finish at the Bob Hope Classic. Below are some excerpts to get a lively discussion started. First, let’s go to the incorrect scorecard rule and armchair rules officials:

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