New European Tour Chief Keith Pelley continues to do business differently than his American counterpart, something Rex Hoggard highlights in this GolfChannel.com profile.
Hoggard says Pelley differs from Tim Finchem, "who at times throughout his career has appeared to be more concerned with protecting the PGA Tour brand then the individuals who play under that shield."
But it's the desire to share European Tour fines and penalties that contrasts sharply with Commissioner Finchem's tireless efforts to not let anyone nkow who got bad slow play times or worse, to suggest he would be against penalty shots for those violating the PGA Tour's rules. Hoggard writes:
Pelley has also broken with the PGA Tour when it comes to player fines, which in the U.S. are strictly confidential with the exception of violations of the circuit’s policy regarding performance-enhancing drugs.
“We have nothing to hide,” Pelley said. “It is not only a penalty from a monetary perspective, you won’t want to see, and your peers won’t want to see someone be fined. Nobody likes to be highlighted for slow play and I think this is a deterrent for that.”