Found November 06, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Golfer Blayne Barber disqualified himself from the first stage of Q-School six days after the tournament because he believed he signed an incorrect scorecard. Barber was playing in the second round of the first stage Q-School event at Callaway Gardens-Mountain View Golf Course when he believed he touched a leaf in a bunker on the 13th hole. His caddie/brother, Shayne Barber, told him he didn’t see the leaf move, but Blayne felt it did and penalized himself a stroke. Despite penalizing himself a stroke on the 13th hole, Barber still tied for fourth by shooting -4 for the tournament. His top-18 finish allowed him to advance to the second stage of Q-school, but that was put on hold when he realized he made a mistake. Barber was still bothered by the leaf incident and spoke with one of his former Auburn teammates about it later that night. He was informed that the penalty for moving a leaf was two strokes, not one. Even though he played the final two rounds, Barber’s conscience got th...
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