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Graeme McDowell penalized 2 shots

Updated: September 6, 2012, 8:10 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

CARMEL, Ind. -- Graeme McDowell walked off the Crooked Stick course on Thursday feeling pretty good about his eagle-birdie finish at the BMW Championship.

He walked out of the scoring trailer moments later not in as good of a mood.

McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open champion, was the victim of golf's precarious rules, incurring a two-stroke penalty on his final hole (the par-5 ninth) because he grazed a leaf while addressing his ball in a bunker.

It is the same rule that snagged ...

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