Hot Seat: Dustin Johnson's distance puts heat on governing bodies

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Hot Seat: Dustin Johnson's distance puts heat on governing bodies
Hot Seat: Dustin Johnson's distance puts heat on governing bodies

Who turned up the thermostats at the USGA headquarters in Far Hills, N.J. and The R&A offices in St. Andrews, Scotland, this week? Blame it on Dustin Johnson. His Ruthian blast while winning Sunday in Hawaii must make the seats of USGA executive director Mike Davis and R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers feel a little hotter starting the new year. With Johnson nearly holing out with driver at the 433-yard 12th hole, the distance debate escalates for both the USGA and the R&A. The Hot Seat is back at GolfChannel.com, and here are the folks who are on it this week as we try to gauge the level of heat they’re facing ... Bunson burner heat: Mike Davis and Martin Slumbers: Is this the year golf’s

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