Peter Jacobsen

Dustin Johnson's bunker penalty opens question of whether players read local rules

Maybe they should just hold meetings.

Get everybody in one room, pass out the sheet of local rules and go over it point by point. Allow time for questions. Offer two briefing times if that makes it easier on players. Heck, offer three. If a player can't be bothered to attend, send his caddie.

Hey, NASCAR does it. Two hours before each Sprint Cup race, every driver and crew chief is required to attend the drivers' meeting. Among the items reviewed are speed limits on pit road, top speed under caution periods and where pit road technically begins and ends.

Even with pleasantries, it all takes 45 minutes or less. No guesswork. No excuses.

It beats the chaos —...

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