Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 28: Henrik Stenson of Sweden watches his second shot in to the par five 18th hole as the sun sets at the end of the first round of The Commercialbank Qatar Masters at The Doha Golf Club on January 28, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Another week, another post-round rules discussion. But unlike the BMW Championship controversy that cost Tiger Woods two strokes and generated a whole lot of aftershocks, Henrik Stenson was spared all but a bit of a scare after Friday's second round of the Tour Championship. Not that he knowingly abided by the rules, however. Fact is, Stenson came perilously close to carrying a non-conforming golf club, a 4-wood, into competition at East Lake Golf Club. Had he done so, it would have cost him a minimum of two strokes and no more than four; had he used the club, it would have meant disqualification. And considering Stenson shot 4-under 66 to get halfway home at 10-under and into a four-stroke lead over Adam Scott, the personable Swede breathed a sigh of relief. So, too, did Stenson's caddie, Gareth Lord. "He snap-hooked a couple shots on the range, and he never snap-hooks the ball," Lord said. So Stenson examined the face of his 4-wood, then he showed it to Steve Stricker, and it ...
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