Penalty call: coaches ejected for flouting Augusta’s phone rules

As some players’ mentors have found out in Masters week, this grand old club will punish anyone who breaks its traditions

The famously no-nonsense approach of Augusta National to matters of discipline has been evident once more during Masters week, with more than one player’s coach understood to have been ejected from the premises for violating the rules on mobile phone usage.

In one instance, a competitor’s tutor was discovered to be filming his client from outside the ropes during the opening round and was duly asked to leave the course. It is unclear whether the coach was allowed back inside the gates, given his player has survived the 36-hole cut.

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Source: The Guardian
Penalty call: coaches ejected for flouting Augusta’s phone rules