Adam Scott was at -3 on the 18th tee when an errant drive started a calamitous succession of shots that eventually cost him a quadruple bogey. This is what you would call a typical Sawgrass story, a course which offers both low scoring for shot makers, and costly consequences for bad misses.
“(I’m in a) little bit of shock. It was not far from an okay round with nothing exciting happening and then it all happens. Far too exciting on the last, in the wrong way,” Scott said.
“A couple of bad shots and it adds up to a lot.”
Remember when Louis Oosthuizen hit a 500-yard drive using the cart path?
The projected cut stands at -1, and we can expect that to drop a shot or two by the end of the day. Adam will probably need to shoot 69 to stay for the weekend, the 35-year-old is getting a lot of abuse in Australia for his decision to miss the Olympics in Brazil, this performance probably won’t help.
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Spare a thought for Steven Bowditch – who recently posted the worst performance in WGC history – he lost seven shots in his last four holes, going double bogey, bogey, double bogey, double bogey from 15-18 to plummet to an 80.