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Nicklaus said the Memorial would follow tour policy. He had no solutions of his own.

“There’s no way in the world they can ask a tournament to police a policy,” he said. “What do you want, to be the Gestapo out there? We’ve got 30,000 or 40,000 people out there. You need 30,000 security (people). You can’t do that. I don’t know the answer.

“From my standpoint? You don’t have to worry about me. I don’t know how to take a picture with a cellphone.”


DOUBLE-DIGITS AT 18: Camilo Villegas matched the tournament record for the highest score on the closing hole when he had a 10 in Saturday’s third round.

Along the way he picked up some intimate knowledge of the sand traps on the par-4 hole.

His drive found a bunker to the right, as did his second, with his third coming up just short of the green. From there he overhit a wedge into the back bunker, leaving him with a downhill chip to a pin in the middle of the slope. He ran his sand shot past the pin and off the front of the green to a collection area.

Again he chipped up and again he rolled it into the same trap. And again his shot out ran all the way off the front of the green.

After dubbing a chip, he finally put the ball onto the green and one-putted, drilling a 6-footer.

His 10 matched the score of John Daly in 1999.


QUOTABLE: Scott Stallings, on playing partner Tiger Woods‘ 146-yard shot from an extremely deep fairway bunker to 10 feet from the pin: “That shot on 17, man, you don’t see that every day. I mean, he hit a wedge over a 20-story building out of a fairway bunker to 10 feet. In all honesty, I thought he was going to lay up and the next thing I saw it come out and go right upside the flag. I said, `That’s why he’s one of the best players that’s ever played.’”

However, Woods missed the putt and had to settle for par.


MUIRFIELD STIFFENS: Kyle Reifers grew up in Dublin, has played Muirfield Village more than almost any other golf course and has attended the Memorial for many years.

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