No year of professional golf would be complete without a little controversy. It keeps the game relevant, interesting, and usually more entertaining. This year saw a major rules gaffe, a 125-year-old “battle” of the sexes, and much more. Here’s our list of the 10 most controversial moments of 2016.
10. Pin Sheet Mixup Angers Colt Knost
On the second day of the PGA Championship, Knost’s group received a pin placement sheet – with the wrong pin placements. They didn’t realize until they got to the first green and noticed the discrepancy. “It’s a big deal and it shouldn’t happen in tournaments like
“It’s a big deal and it shouldn’t happen in tournaments like this.” Knost said and had a point.
Having incorrect information about the course is a significant disadvantage, especially in a major!