Weird, wild, wonderful – that is how the official US PGA website describes the end of the fourth major golf championship of the year, won by the German Martin Kaymer on Sunday. Kaymer was impeccable, in his play and his behaviour, in winning one of the most remarkable championships in golf history. But what everyone will remember will be a decision by the rules officials which prevented American Dustin Johnson from qualifying for a play-off for the title with Kaymer and fellow American Bubba Watson. Johnson took the decision like the true sportsman he is, but most American golf fans believe he was robbed of his tilt at the title. They are wrong. The rules were clear, and were correctly applied. Once again, golf has taught us more about how to live our lives than just about how to play a daft game in a field. Read more
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