The new Rules of Golf that have plagued some gamers at the PGA Tour hurt a participant within the ANA Inspiration on Thursday.
Sei Young Kim took a ten on the par-5 18th after hitting two pictures into the water. But after one of the water pictures, Kim dropped the ball from shoulder peak, which becomes allowed earlier than Jan. 1.
But because Jan. 1, gamers are speculated to drop from knee peak. Because she didn’t capture the error earlier than she hit her next shot, the mistake produced a one-shot penalty for Kim. The 10 became part of a 6-over seventy-eight.
Rickie Fowler has been vital of the brand new drop rule after he changed into the hit with a one-shot penalty on the WGC-Mexico match.
“To me, all of us want to develop the game,” Rickie Fowler stated. “You’re now not going to develop the sport by using making it look humorous or making guys do unathletic matters. You need to make it look cool. Ultimately we’re seeking to deliver more of a more youthful generation in, and when you have human beings making fun of something it doesn’t do the game any justice.”
The Valley Girls Junior Open became released last summer as a way to spike hobby and boom in vicinity women golfing.
Now that it has joined forces with the North Carolina-based Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Tour, the 36-hollow tournament will move up in class for its second edition scheduled for June 15-sixteen at Hidden Valley Country Club.
Thank relentless retiree John Griffith of Fincastle for sparking a significant upgrade of the show.
“I referred to as down there and talked to Mike Parker [PKBG co-founder and tournament director] for about forty-five minutes one morning, and he said: ‘Let me send you some stuff and see in case you’re genuinely involved,’ ” said Griffith of the verbal exchange.
“They said we need a -day tournament in Virginia at that time of year. I stated: ‘Well, I can pass two days simply as clean as I can cross one, I guess.’
“Then we talked once more and there we move, so!” added the former James River High soccer coach, breaking into laughter.
Last year’s inaugural occasion became contested at Botetourt Golf & Swim Club. Blacksburg’s Abby Hunter captured the identity in a small area of 15 gamers.
“We’re anticipating many extra this 12 months,” Griffith said. “According to the Peggy Kirk Bell Tour, we’re watching for from forty-five to 60 players.”
The PCB Tour, which is based in the North Carolina Triad, is open for junior girls from a while 9 to 19 who have but to join college.
Radford University-certain Jayde Dudley of Salem figures to be the pinnacle location participant inside the show, Griffith stated.
“I assume we’re going to get approximately 30 players out of Virginia,” Griffith said. “So if we get 20 or 25 out of North Carolina we can be in true shape.”