September 27, 2021, 14:45

Should Bryson DeChambeau have been penalised for slow play?

Should Bryson DeChambeau have been penalised for slow play?

Bryson DeChambeau has been the centre of attention in the latest slow play controversy, but should the American have been penalised at the Northern Trust?

The defending champion came under intense scrutiny from both players and viewers for his actions during the second round in New Jersey, where he took over two minutes to hit an eight-foot putt.

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DeChambeau was also criticised for the length of time taken to hit other shots during his round, with the incidents coming just days after Rory McIlroy called for golf’s governing bodies to introduce tougher penalties on slow play.

Eddie Pepperell and Ian Poulter are among the players to turn to social media in recent days to give their views on the latest example of slow play in the sport, while Sky Sports’ Rich Beem tweeted: “This has got to stop. PGA Tour, if you don’t do something about this, shame on you!


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