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Michelle Wie DQ shows golf needs to get it together, reader says

In regard to this story about Michelle Wie, why is it that only golf can have someone disqualified more than 24 hours after an incident occurred? If golf can't get its act together, it will lose lots of fans. Golf is the only sport where an infraction can be called on someone by a reporter, TV viewer or someone not even in the game.

Can you imagine a fan calling in to Major League Baseball after the World Series has been won and saying the winning home run should not have counted because the previous pitch was actually strike three and the hitter was out? If the rules officials, playing partners or the golfers themselves don't catch a golf infraction on the day it happens, then it should not be a factor again.

Come on LPGA and PGA, you have the most honest athletes playing this game and being disqualified or penalized more than a day after the fact is ridiculous.

-Steve Kozlowski

 
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