Rules of golf: 10 biggest controversies of the decade

OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 19: Dustin Johnson of the United States chats with a rules official behind the 16th green during the final round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 19, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Rules of golf: 10 biggest controversies of the decade

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Rules of golf: 10 biggest controversies of the decade

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7. Tiger Woods, 2013 BMW Championship

Tiger Woods at the 2013 BMW Championship. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Woods was penalized when he moved sticks near his ball behind the first green during the second round at Conway Farms, causing the ball to move. “Oscillation Gate” was set off after a PGA Tour Entertainment employee filmed Tiger in the woods, and it appeared that his ball moved ever-so-slightly. PGA Tour rules official Slugger White declared the evidence was damning enough to slap a one-stroke penalty on Woods (who still disagrees to this day) under Rule 18-2 and another stroke because Woods failed to replace the ball properly.

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