Scott delivers stinging DeChambeau reality

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Adam Scott is often a reasonably calm character and is seen as one of many easier going gamers on the PGA Tour.

But the Australian could not cover his frustration after a tricky second day at Augusta, falling properly behind the leaders and barely making the minimize after ending three-over.


The 2013 Masters champion had birdies at 2nd and twelfth holes however finally carded a 74 after dishing up a 73 on Friday to have him equal forty seventh. Solely the highest fifty gamers out of the 88 qualify for the ultimate two rounds.

So when it got here time to debate his efficiency throughout spherical two, Scott clearly wasn’t proud of the way in which he performed.

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“I used to be a bit flat on the market at the moment I did not play significantly properly. I did not give myself many probabilities. Not a lot occurring,” he stated.

“I simply did not hit it shut sufficient its not straightforward placing from far round right here you do not count on to make a lot you are simply making an attempt to not three-putt.”

Scott was grouped alongside controversial American Bryson DeChambeau for the opening two rounds and when requested in regards to the bit-hitting star’s swing, the Aussie did not look like within the temper to gush about his rival’s much-noted energy off the tee.

“Yeah he hits it arduous… nevertheless it wasn’t going that far actually round right here,” Scott stated.

“He would not get any run so I can sneak it up there and never embarrass myself.”

The reigning US Open champion was within the firing line to be minimize however made a back-nine cost this morning. DeChambeau birdied 4 of the final six holes to shoot five-under par 67 and one-under 143 after 36 holes total.

Whereas he is nonetheless within the combine going into the weekend, the slugger admitted to feeling clueless at Augusta.

“I do not assume you possibly can ever determine this place out. There are such a lot of issues occurring round right here,” DeChambeau stated.

“The wind makes it diabolical. It is flying round via these bushes and bouncing off the bushes and making it really feel into the wind when it needs to be downwind, and vice versa.

“I do not assume you will ever have the ability to determine it out, however I’ve simply received to be extra comfy.” DeChambeau is thought for his ultra-long drives and utilizing greens books and calibration instruments to assist him putt, however Augusta Nationwide guidelines and course structure take the aids out of his fingers and restrict how helpful his largest membership could be.

“It is my largest match for positive,” DeChambeau stated of Augusta Nationwide.

“Not having the assistance that typically I’ve on the golf course at different venues with greens books and the calibration instruments that I often use, it is positively a take a look at.

“I am keen to face as much as and try to face the problem and try to conquer it. It is an fascinating problem for me, and I like it.”

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