By petedirenzo
Friday, January 07, 2011

It was a rough 29th birthday for Camilo Villegas, who was disqualified from the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui after he made a mistake that was caught on television by some eagle-eyed fans (or anti-fans). On a happier note, it was the first major Rules violation of 2011, which means the Rules Guy is back on the job!
Here's the video that got Camilo in trouble:

By moving that divot, even ever-so-slightly, Villegas violated Rule 23-1, which explicitly states that:

When a ball is in motion, a loose impediment that might influence the movement of the ball must not be removed.

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