Title: Dave George: Golf’s couch cops’ ‘gotcha’ mentality protects rules, but does it serve the sport?
Description: There is no heckling in golf, of course. That wouldn’t be gentlemanly. To be a tattletale, however, as demonstrated in the still-developing story of Tiger Woods and the incorrect Masters drop, is the height of nobility. Nothing else could explain the actions of Champions Tour golfer David Eger, a rules expert who was identified this week by SI.com as the man who called in from his home near Jacksonville to tag Tiger for dropping a ball a few feet farther back from where it should have been dropped.