Whether Tiger Woods should have been disqualified after his drop on the 15th hole Friday has been fuel for debate since it became public Saturday morning. Once again, Woods is a polarizing figure with the split close to even, with a slight edge to the no crowd, in a Golfweek poll that you can read here … To his credit, Tiger isn’t trying to argue the two-stroke penalty he did take for the incident, despite photos that are circulating that might indicate he was innocent. For that story from the Golf Channel, click here … Adam Scott winning the Masters with a long putter could fuel the debate on the proposed ban on anchored putting before it finally becomes official. Martin Samuel of the Daily Mail contributed to the debate here … Scott’s win went to the rest of the field in last week’s GNN Poll in which 67 per cent of respondents favoured the field against Woods, the favourite coming into Augusta. You can see the results and those of previous polls by clicking here … The U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group reports raids on two facilities in China believed to be supplying counterfeit golf products. For more, click this release from Marketwire … Temperatures are expected to rise in Toronto this week, perfect timing as the five city-run golf courses open, according to this story from Erin Criger for CityNews Toronto.
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