Rahm incurs penalty stroke for stepping on ball
Spaniard Jon Rahm incurred a one-stroke penalty when he trod on his ball during the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday.
Rahm was searching for the ball in thick rough on his 17th hole, the par-five eighth when the transgression occurred.
He called for a rules official and informed him of what had happened.
Rahm went on to par the hole and shot a 67 for a five-under 135 halfway total that left him five strokes behind leader Gary Woodland.
The world number seven burst onto the professional scene two years ago and has already racked up five victories -- three on the European Tour and two on the PGA Tour.
The 23-year-old missed the cut at this year's U.S. and British Opens.
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