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In an interview last week, Vidal said he is "satisfied and relieved" the investigation is over. While maintaining that he had done nothing wrong, he acknowledged that he is now more sensitive to the appearance of impropriety. He also has recused himself from making any future decisions about the Muirfield Group. "I think there is a big lesson to be learned," he said. "I'm very aware now of my role as manager and the perception that people have.

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