Dustin Johnson wasn’t seeking any competitive advantage when he inadvertently made contact with the ball while lining up a putt during the final round of the 2016 U.S. Open — the ball moved less than a tenth of an inch — but he got slapped with a one-shot penalty anyway.
Dustin Johnson wasn’t seeking any competitive advantage when he inadvertently made contact with the ball while lining up a putt during the final round of the 2016 U.S. Open — the ball moved less than a tenth of an inch — but he got slapped with a one-shot penalty anyway. John Minchillo The Associated Press
Dustin Johnson wasn’t seeking any competitive advantage when he inadvertently made contact with the ball while lining up a putt during the final round of the 2016 U.S. Open — the ball moved less than a tenth of an inch — but he got slapped with a one-shot penalty anyway. John Minchillo The Associated Press

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