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Golf's ruling bodies to limit TV reviews

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In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, golf's ruling bodies issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf that limits the use of video evidence and could spare players from being penalized even if they violated a rule.

The decision issued Tuesday - and effective immediately on all tours around the world - has two standards.

Players can avoid a penalty if the violation could not be noticed with the naked eye. That would have spared Anna Nordqvist a two-shot penalty during a playoff in the U.S. Women's Open last year when her club nicked the sand while she was playing from a fairway bunker.

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