Men’s PGA. Justin Thomas continued his torrid 2017 calendar season by winning for the 5th time this year at the CJ Cup in South Korea. The win moves him to 3rd in the world rankings. Three Americans now hold the World top three spots. 1. Dustin Johnson 2. Jordan Spieth 3. Justin Thomas. GO USA!!!
There are many proposed changes to golf rules expected to be effective January of 2019. Here are a few:
*Repairing damage on the putting green: CURRENT rule, player may only repair ball marks. NEW rule, player may repair almost any damage, including spike marks, so long as it is not a natural imperfection on the putting green.
*How to drop a ball for relief: CURRENT rule, stand erect, hold ball at shoulder height and arm’s length. NEW rule, hold ball at least one inch above ground or any growing thing or object.
*Player accidentally moves ball during search: CURRENT rule, one stroke penalty. NEW rule, no penalty.