State Of The Game

SOG Ep 088: Lucy Li and the Rules of Amateur Status

January 10th, 2019  •  1 hr 15 mins  •  Download (21.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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New rules in 2019 always suggested there would be a rules controversy in January but the one involving Lucy Li isn't what most were expecting. The 16-year-old is in danger of losing her amateur status after appearing in an ad for the Apple Watch with the USGA now investigating. It's a difficult situation for the ruling body who will no doubt be damned if they do and damned if they don't but Geoff Shackelford says the situation is really one of their own making.