That's what I thought. So switching to a wedge at that point was moot, since the rules infraction was already done.
iacas, have you heard that there's a lot of cheating on the PGA Tour? (I'm not sure if Brooks meant "a lot," however.)
Care to explain how and why this is relevant?
The so called "independent contractors" play against each other within the framework of the PGATour.
And that framework (PGATour) showcases the game. Imagine playing golf and not realising that players like Rory and Tiger exist.
Perhaps we'd have more nostalgic posts about "Bobby" and "Gene" and "Sam". How thrilling.