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Watch: Clarke chews dropped gum ... or does he?

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Updated at 2:04 p.m. ET

Gumgate has been solved.

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Darren Clarke is an Open champion and a Ryder Cup captain, a distinguished man in the game. But even he adheres to the five-second rule when it comes to dropping something out of your mouth and onto the ground.

Maybe gum is really expensive in Scotland?