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Jim Gray has been pulled from coverage this weekend at the Northern Trust Open after engaging in a “profanity laced argument” with Dustin Johnson’s caddy, Bobby Brown.  As you may or may not know, Johnson incurred a two stroke penalty for arriving to the 1st tee late yesterday.  In fact, DJ had to sprint up a steep hill to get there with barely 10 seconds to spare before being disqualified.

“Our aim is to provide the best possible golf coverage for our viewers. Anything else is a disservice. In order not to provide further distraction, we’ve decided to remove Jim from this particular assignment.” ~Golf Channel network spokesman Dan Higgins

This is nothing new for Jim Gray, who engaged Corey Pavin in a heated confrontation at last year’s Ryder Cup.

I’m sure there will be more details coming on this so stay tuned for the fun.

UPDATE: Apparently the reason for the argument was because Gray initiated an interview with Johnson & caddy during the round yesterday, which is against PGA Tour media rules.

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