Scott on new rules: We’re becoming a laughing stock


Cape City – Except for the brand new flagstick rule, it is honest to say that Adam Scott is not a fan of all the brand new adjustments to the Guidelines of Golf.

Chatting with the New York Occasions, the 2013 Masters champion stated he favored the brand new rule that permits gamers to putt with the flagstick in, however that was the restrict of his approval.

“To be sincere, it virtually adjustments the entire goal of the sport. It is to hit the pin, not gap the putt,” he stated of the flagstick rule.

“It takes pace out of your head a lot. It even takes some studying of the inexperienced out.”

As for the opposite adjustments, although, Scott stated they unnecessarily sophisticated issues.

“They’ve simply written extra gray areas into the sport that weren’t needed,” he stated.

“Let’s have all the foundations on the again of the scorecard for folks to get into the sport of golf. After which as you get enjoying extra you’ll be able to possibly be taught some finer factors of this very advanced sport.

“We’ve not had a whole lot of adjustments in golf within the historical past of the sport, and we have had lots just lately – guidelines adjustments weekly in some circumstances – and it is loopy.”

“I believe we’re turning into the laughing inventory.”


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