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New Protocols Announced By R&A, USGA Will Prevent Armchair Rules Officials

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 13 / 17

The "era of interventions from armchair rules officials is drawing to a close" after new protocols were announced on Sunday preventing tournament organizers from penalizing players for rules violations noticed by TV viewers, according to John Westerby of the LONDON TIMES. From next month, at least o...

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