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Continued: Jim Souhan: Maybe it's time to disqualify the Rules of Golf

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 11, 2013 - 2:56 AM

If a player cheats, he or she should be penalized harshly. If a player inadvertently makes an inconsequential mistake, he or she should not be penalized at all.

After losing the Masters, De Vicenzo famously said: “What a stupid I am.”

But he wasn’t stupid. He was the unsuspecting victim of a criminally unfair ruling and the bureaucratization of an otherwise beautiful sport.

 

Jim Souhan can be heard weekdays at noon and Sundays from 10 to noon on 1500 ESPN. His Twitter name is @SouhanStrib. jsouhan@startribune.com

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