New Technology Creates New Problems for Sports

New Technology Creates New Problems for Sports

Recently, as noted in USA Today newspaper (see references) professional golfer, Padraig Harrington, was disqualified at the Abu Dhabi Championship for failing to note that...
Recently, as noted in USA Today newspaper (see references) professional golfer, Padraig Harrington, was disqualified at the Abu Dhabi Championship for failing to note that his ball had moved a fraction of an inch when he went to pick up the marker. Since he didn't know the ball had moved, he didn't replace it, which meant he wound up filling out his score-card incorrectly which DQed him. Viewers watching at home though were able to see the ball moving very clearly because they were watching the close-up on their HDTVs; and it was one of them that called into the...