Of the 49 states that offer golf as a high school sport, just a small percentage forbid spectators from watching the action. The ban in Montana prevents parents and coaches from watching their student-athletes in action.
Lexi Thompson remarks on latest rules change: "I applaud the USGA and the R&A for their willingness to revise the Rules of Golf to to address certain unfortunate situations that have arisen several times."
Attention all you armchair golf rules officials, your dedication to your craft is impressive. It's just not needed anymore. Beginning in January, viewers will not be able to call in infractions seen on TV.
In this week's Tour Confidential our panel discusses the governing bodies' most recent rules tweak. Plus, is Rory McIlroy making the right move when it comes to his caddie, can he regain his form in 2018 and more.