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Tiger Woods choice of a penalty drop in 2nd round at the Masters is under review

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    Tiger Woods reacts after his fairway shot on the 15th hole hit the pin and rolled into the water during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 12, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) (The Associated Press)

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    Tiger Woods reacts after his fairway shot on the 15th hole hit the pin and rolled into the water during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 12, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) (The Associated Press)

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    Tiger Woods reacts after his fairway shot on the 15th hole hit the pin and rolled into the water during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 12, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (The Associated Press)

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    Tiger Woods reacts after his fairway shot on the 15th hole hit the pin and rolled into the water during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 12, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (The Associated Press)

The weekend at the Masters is under way with officials reviewing Tiger Woods' penalty drop on the 15th hole of the second round.

Woods' third shot from 87 yards Saturday hit the pin and caromed back off the green, down the slope and into the water. Instead of going to the drop area, Woods chose to play his fifth shot from the same area. He said he chose to go two yards farther back from his original spot to be sure the ball landed short of the flag.

At question is whether that violates Rule 27-1, that the ball should be dropped as nearly as possible to the spot where it was last played.