Kamaiu Johnson would not have actually played the weekend break at the Arnold Palmer Invitational anyhow, today the 29-year-old pro’s week finishes with a DQ beside his name.
Johnson, an established APGA Tour gamer, got an enroller’s exemption right into the area at Bay Hill as well as shot rounds of 75 as well as 77. But according to Ryan French, that runs the Monday Q Info Twitter take care of, there was complication surrounding Johnson’s rating on the 9th opening on Friday, which inevitably brought about his incompetency.
According to French, Johnson made a triple-bogey 7 yet authorized for a 6.
Nick Hardy as well as Kyle Westmoreland were the various other 2 gamers in the trio. According to Hardy, that spoke with French, the team was placed on the clock previously in the round, so Hardy as well as Westmoreland ended up the 9th as well as left the eco-friendly for the 10th tee prior to Johnson had actually ended up. Hardy seen Johnson miss out on a 22-footer for the same level prior to leaving.
Johnson had 3 feet, 3 inches continuing to be for bogey, yet he three-putted from there for a 7.
According to French, “Hardy said the walking scorer noted a scoring discrepancy on the hole. Both the walking scorer and a rules official who was following the group because of the pace of play stated they thought Johnson had made a 7. ShotLink also had Johnson down for a 7. According to Hardy, Johnson insisted he made a 6.”
Hardy informed French that the Tour notified him a video clip testimonial validated Johnson’s 7, resulting in Johnson’s DQ for authorizing a wrong scorecard.
Johnson responded to French’s tweet on Saturday early morning.
“I take the integrity of the game very seriously and I’m sorry this happened,” he claimed. “I got a little overwhelmed in the moment with the group on the clock and lost count of my missed putts from from (sic) 3 feet. I’ll do better.”
Johnson has actually played in 5 occupation PGA Tour occasions, missing out on the cut 3 times in 2021 as well as as soon as in 2014.
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