According to story from The Observer, PGA Tour officials met with Perry at The Players and cleared him of any wrong doing. John Paramor, chief referee of the European Tour, also says Perry is innocent, after having reviewed the video in question more than 100 times.
It is apparent, when looking at the clip, that Perry's lie did improve. But was there intent? That's the key.
It's hard to imagine any player doing this – on national TV, during a playoff. It's especially difficult to imagine someone of Perry's character intentionally doing this.
Here is video of the incident: