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New Golf Rules Will Limit Impact of TV Viewers and Scorecard Errors

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:52:31 GMT

Lexi Thompson, left, walked off the 18th green after a surprise four-stroke penalty cost her a victory on April 2 at the ANA Inspiration. So Yeon Ryu, the winner, celebrated with her caddie in the background.Effective Jan. 1, golfers will not be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation. And officials will not respond to most TV viewers’ calls about violations.

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