The Morning Listen

Episode 2: Don’t call it ‘cheating’

European Tour chief referee John Paramor cautions against using the 'C' pejorative for the offenders in the recent LPGA rules incident because that label implies a deliberate act

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Christina Kim acted properly on her responsibility to protect the field in raising a rules issue in a recent LPGA tournament, but she did it in "the wrong way,” Alex Miceli says. He talks with European Tour chief referee John Paramor, who cautions not to label the infraction as “cheating.” That implies intent; this was yet another misdeed via simple ignorance of the rules, Paramor contends. Austria’s Matthias Schwab, a second-year European Tour pro, talks about the differences between U.S. college golf and the professional game. He dissects his putting troubles simply: “They don’t go in enough."

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