Slugger White

Slugger White

Vice President for Rules at PGA TOUR Inc

Location:
8565 Commerce Center Pkwy, Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
Company:
PGA TOUR Inc
HQ Phone:
(772) 467-1300

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Experience

Tour Tournament Director and Referee In Chief  - The Professional Golfers' Association Limited

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Slugger White, the PGA Tour's vice president of rules and operations, said: "I went out there this morning about 6:30 (am).

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We have never seen this happen," said Slugger White, the PGA Tour vice president of rules and competition.

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"It makes me sick ... that it wasn't recognized prior to him signing his card," said Slugger White, the PGA Tour's vice president of rules.
White found a decision in the rules that allowed for no penalty if the player did not realize the ball would wind up where the loose impediment was removed. That didn't apply in this case because the ball was clearly coming down the steep slope toward his divot. "Unfortunately, it was very obvious what he did," White said. Villegas arrived at the Plantation Course and held out his thumb when he saw White, as if to ask if he were out of the tournament. "I said, 'Yeah, but I'd like you took at this,' and he said he would like to learn," White said. "He could not have been better. He's a big man. It's one of those things." They are scrutinized more," White said. "That's the price of success, I guess. It would have been nice to be on TV all the time. It means you're playing good and making a lot of money." White said years ago, the PGA Tour put a rules official in the broadcast booth. "You're taking a guy off the golf course to watch something for three hours that never happens," White said.

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