Why are the players not touching flagsticks at Seminole Golf Club for the TaylorMade Driving Relief match?

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If you're watching the TaylorMade Driving Relief event at Seminole Golf Club, you may have noticed that none of the four players -- Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff -- are touching the flagstick on the golf course. Instead, only rules officials walking with the match are handling the flagsticks. Why aren't …