13 Apr '13, 1pm

the Trial by TV rule allowing for a 2 stroke penalty. #masters

the Trial by TV rule allowing for a 2 stroke penalty. #masters

In a change directed at scorecards and television viewers, golf revised one of its rules Thursday so that players who learn of a violation after they sign their cards can be penalized without being disqualified. The Royal & Ancient and U.S. Golf Association announced the new interpretation an hour before the Masters began. It is effective immediately. 'TRIAL BY TELEVISION' Reports of rule violations by TV viewers got Camilo Villegas and Padraig Harrington disqualified from big events in recent months. Villegas DQ'd from Kapalua after TV viewer phones in rules violation Called-in report of Villegas' violation prompts spirited debate over rule Harrington DQ'd after TV viewer reports violation R&A might 'have a look' at rule after Harrington DQ'd Rule changed to spare players from being DQ'd in cases of 'trial by TV' The change stems from two incidents earlier this year on se...

Full article: http://www.pga.com/rule-changed-spare-players-being-dqd-i...

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USGA Rule 26-1a:

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At #Masters, Tiger Woods has been given a 2-shot penalty for improper drop yesterday: #pga #golf

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