Posted August 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Carl Pettersson
Carl Pettersson was given a two-shot penalty in the final round of the PGA Championship because a leaf moved on the opening hole. Pettersson, three shots out of the lead to start the final round Sunday, drove just inside a hazard on the first hole. He made sure he could touch the grass with his club, as long as he didn't ground the club. He played out to the middle of the green, and PGA rules official Brad Gregory told him there might have been a violation. After a lengthy video review, the PGA of America said a leaf moved as Pettersson took the club back. That's a violation of Rules 13-4c for moving a loose impediment in a hazard. Pettersson was not notified until he left the fourth tee. He birdied his next two holes.

Golf Recap: PGA Championship – Pettersson in the lead with McIlroy and Tiger close

Tiger Woods of the United States hits a shot on the ninth hole during Round One of the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on August 9, 2012 in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (August 8, 2012 – Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America) KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The breakthrough moment Thursday wasn’t just the sun shining over Kiawah Island. It was Carl Pettersson...

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PGA Championship Leaders Cards Leaders Cards Sunday at the $8 million U.S. PGA Championship, played on the par-72, 7,676-yard Kiawah Island (Ocean Course) Final Round Par Out 454 434 534-36 Rory McIlroy 443 434 434-33 David Lynn 444 434 434-34 Justin Rose 343 444 424-32 Keegan Bradley 544 433 434-34 Ian Poulter 343 324 444-31 Carl Pettersson 653 324 434-34 Par In 454 434...
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