Found August 17, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Charles Howell III was disqualified prior to the start of Saturday's third round of the Wyndham Championship for violating Rule 4-1a, using a non-conforming driver, during the second round. PGA Tour rules official Tony Wallin said he received a call from John Mutch, another Tour official, around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. Mutch was alerted to the possible rules infraction by a U.S. Golf Association staff member, Wallin said. Howell shared 10th place at 6 under after shooting a 68 in the second round. "Apparently yesterday (Friday) prior to his teeing off, a little weight port cover on the bottom of his TaylorMade driver towards the toe, near the face, came off while he was hitting balls," Wallin explained. "What that little port cover coming off did was made the club non-conforming because there's a little hole under that cover that they use to put a hot wax weight in the club and without that cover on there, the club has a hole through it which you cannot have...
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Howell III DQ'd from Wyndham Championship

Charles Howell III has been disqualified from the Wyndham Championship because the weight port cover on his driver came off before his second round. The disqualification for using a non-conforming driver was announced Saturday before the start of Howell's third round. Howell shot a 68 on Friday to move to 6 under, five strokes behind leader Patrick Reed. PGA Tour rules official...
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