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May
13
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Despite reports to the contrary, the profanity-laced argument between Sean O’Hair and Rory Sabbatini at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans two weeks ago did not concern slow play.

“I think I wish I would have handled it better,” O’Hair told a group of reporters following the second round of The Players Championship. “I’m not going to go into details, but I was defending myself and it wasn’t about pace of play. We waited on every shot for two days. That was not part of the issue.”

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May
4
2011

Rory Sabbatini rejected reports from earlier in the day that he may face disciplinary action from the PGA Tour for his heated argument with Sean O’Hair during the second round of last week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

“Well, I am playing this week so I wouldn’t worry about it too much, OK, guys?” said Sabbatini following his pro-am on Wednesday evening at Quail Hollow Golf Club, the site of this week’s Wells Fargo Championship. “That’s what it is, it’s a crazy rumor.”

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May
4
2011

Rory Sabbatini and Sean O’Hair, who were paired together in the first two rounds, along with Pat Perez, had a heated exchange (limited to words — sorry, no punches thrown) during the second round of last week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Both players will likely receive disciplinary action — determined at the discretion of the PGA Tour — but the severity of their punishments is expected to differ, according to sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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May
1
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Bubba win playoff, Bubba win Zurich

Bubba Watson almost didn’t enter the Zurich Classic because he said TPC Louisiana didn’t fit his eye, but his mom pushed him to play. Mom knows best, right? Right. Bubba beat Webb Simpson on the second extra hole, the par-5 18th (which they played three times on Sunday), for his second victory of the season. Interestingly enough, Bubba captured his first win on the PGA Tour ten months ago at the Travelers Championship, and in February he won the Farmers Insurance Open. Is it safe to assume he’s fully insured?

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