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Patrick Reed moves up, Rory McIlory headed out at Honda Classic

...a 78. On the 18th, his approach hit a cart path and bounced over the sky box and onto the other side. It took a rules official some time to even figure out where he was. He received a free drop on the other side, 70 yards away, hit wedge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-27/patrick-reed-moves-rory-mcil
Greg Chalmers leads Australian Open by one shot

...myself and the rest of the field, but it didn't really pan out that way," McIlroy said.Spieth had to call for a rules official on the par-3 fourth hole when a marshal stood on his ball, but neglected to tell him when he got to the green...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-28/greg-chalmers-leads-australi
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...identified the gunman as 50-year-old Monis, and a police official confirmed his identity. Under department rules, officials do not identify themselves unless speaking at a formal news conference.Monis has long been on officials' radar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-15/police-3-dead-including-gunma
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
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
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
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
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
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
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