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Interesting to see that the LPGA is imposing fines on players for slow play. I knew that they impose stroke penalties but have never hear if a player actually being fined especially multiple times.

 

If the pGA is serious about fixing slow play they should actually penalize players.

 

 

https://golf.com/news/lpga-rookie-massive-slow-play-fine-10k/

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59 minutes ago, cnosil said:

If the pGA is serious about fixing slow play they should actually penalize players.

They honestly don't seem to be too concerned about it. Their lack of action tells me that. I don't get it, but it is really hard to watch, at times.

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1 hour ago, cnosil said:

 

Interesting to see that the LPGA is imposing fines on players for slow play. I knew that they impose stroke penalties but have never hear if a player actually being fined especially multiple times.

 

If the pGA is serious about fixing slow play they should actually penalize players.

 

 

https://golf.com/news/lpga-rookie-massive-slow-play-fine-10k/

 

I read that this morning. That was a pretty substantial penalty for her. Perhaps they should have just limited it to her earnings, since she's 5K in the hole for playing last weekend not counting other expenses   

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https://qualifying.pgatourhq.com/static-assets/uploads/2019-2020-pga-tour-handbook--regs-09_10_19.pdf

That's the PGA Tour handbook from last season.  Page 69 has the PoP policy, and includes fines based on number of "bad times", starting at $5000 for the second bad time (first is free) to $10,000 for the third and each subsequent bad time.  There are also fines for simply being out of position badly enough to be put on the clock.  As far as I remember, the PGA Tour has never announced the fines for slow play, or any other fines.

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The PGA tour needs to pay attention to this and start enforcing it more


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50 minutes ago, TBT said:

The PGA tour needs to pay attention to this and start enforcing it more


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The Tour does fine guys.  But when you're winning millions of dollars, a fine of 5 or 10 grand isn't a lot.  Stroke penalties would be more of a deterrent, if they actually did invoke that part of the rule.  But its pretty dang hard to get to the point where stroke penalties would be invoked.

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Yeah, they'd only care about the stroke penalties.  The beauty of a stroke penalty is that it's also a $$$ penalty, unless it's Friday and the guy knows he has no hope of making the cut.  

 

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