Penalty on 18 dooms Dustin Johnson

Updated: August 16, 2010, 2:48 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- A controversial rules violation marred the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday and cost Dustin Johnson a spot in a playoff and a possible major title.

Johnson grounded his club in what was deemed to be a bunker before his second shot, leading to a 2-stroke penalty.

That knocked him out of a potential playoff won by Martin Kaymer over Bubba Watson.

It is the biggest rules snafu at a major championship since the 1968 Masters, where Argentina's ...

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