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European captain made sure duo bonded

...merely a coincidence."The computer doesn't know the difference between the Ryder Cup and a coffee cup," top rules official Slugger White said then.That isn't the case in Europe.Because the European Tour is so vested in the Ryder Cup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-30/european-captain-made-sure-d
Billy Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

...a foot away from the out-of-bounds fence of the practice range. There was no way out. With his caddie and a rules official ducking in the holly bushes, McIlroy slashed out with a wedge over the bushes and through a gap in the trees that...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/billy-horschel-caps-amazing-ru
1958: Ruling goes Palmer's way

...plugged into the bank behind it. Heavy rain the night before had made the course very wet and muddy.Palmer and the rules official on the 12th were unsure whether he was entitled to a free drop from the plugged lie, so Palmer played the muddy ball...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/1958-ruling-goes-palmers-way
PGA Tour rescinds Justin Rose's two-shot penalty

...discernible to the naked eye at the time" and required enhanced technology, such as HDTV. The example often cited by rules officials is when Peter Hanson had a double-hit that could not be detected except through HD in super slow-motion.One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-11/pga-tour-rescinds-justin-ros
Justin Rose penalized two shots in third round of The Players Championship

...for not replacing it."It was a bitter pill to swallow and in the end, it is my own fault for trying to be my own rules official," Rose said. "If the ball moves a hair, the ball moved. And I'm happy now. My conscience is clear. I'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-10/justin-rose-penalized-two-sh
Phil Mickelson misses another cut

...his putter nudged the ball. Huh paused, and called for an official."I don't think the ball moved, so I told rules official if he can check it out, if it moved or not. And it turns out it didn't move," Huh said.He said his mark on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-09/phil-mickelson-misses-anothe
Raymond Floyd again named assistant captain for US Ryder Cup team

...the tournament with no chance of making the cut. Walking off the 16th tee Saturday evening, the players ran into a rules official who said they were 10 minutes away from blowing the horn to stop play. When darkness is involved, a player has the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-02-11/raymond-floyd-again-named-as
Course rulings bring review of policy

...the tournament disperses its rules officials.But competitors this week don't...that doesn't assign a walking rules official to each group.Augusta National...his disposal dozens of the top rules officials in the world, and many have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-08/course-rulings-bring-review-policy
As world gets smaller, golf looks to expand footprint

...event with little more at stake than experience in a new environment. He nearly won. Hello, China.One of the rules officials at the HSBC Champions was a Chinese woman who has a Ph.D. in golf. Tiger Woods has only a Masters (OK, four of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-11-05/world-gets-smaller-golf-look
USGA leader talks Drive, Chip and Putt

...Golf Association. A native of St. Louis, O'Toole has been involved with the USGA since 1988. He has served as a rules official at more than 135 USGA championships, including every U.S. Open since 1990, and served on the rules committee...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/usga-leader-talks-drive-chip-and-putt