As golf fans around the world ready themselves for The Masters, the conversation surrounding golf’s biggest tournament has officially shifted from debates over whether or not Tiger Woods is “back” to how ridiculous it is for Augusta National to have a list of phrases they’re banning from this year’s event.
Earlier in the week, as the sports world turned it’s attention from Villanova’s National Championship to The Masters, rumors began to emerge that the Augusta National Golf Club was actually planning to ban certain phrases from being spoken by fans at their event.
Just been told security staff at Augusta National have been handed a sheet with a list of sayings that are prohibited. I'm told "dilly dilly" is one of them. Patrons who shout out these phrases will be "removed" immediately. #themasters
— Bryce Ritchie (@Bryce_bunkered) April 2, 2018
Since the beginning of the 2018 golf season, a large part of the discussion has been centered around the question of how spectators should behave while walking the course during a PGA Tour event.
Back in February, Justin Thomas, the second ranked golfer in the world, unilaterally ejected a fan who yelled “get in the bunker” after his swing.
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