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What's wrong with Adam Scott?


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#1 BottleCap

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 06:49 PM

I saw him play at Valero and his swing has a higher finish now and he's not playing very well.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:07 PM

I think he knows, whatever the problem is, and has reached out to a new teacher to try and fix it.

Edited by Llortamaisey, 23 April 2018 - 07:08 PM.


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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:28 PM

Is it just me or is he carrying more weight these days?

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:32 PM

View PostMountainGoat, on 23 April 2018 - 07:28 PM, said:

Is it just me or is he carrying more weight these days?

He's working with GG and possibly pregnant...
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:42 PM

Curse of Stevie Williams.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:42 PM

Even my wife noticed something is wrong and has moved on to fancying Rory McIlroy. Jokes on her as she doesnt know hes 54.
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:43 PM

I think Adam has lost the fire in his belly and is kinda cruising.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 07:56 PM

View PostDrudersh, on 23 April 2018 - 07:42 PM, said:

Even my wife noticed something is wrong and has moved on to fancying Rory McIlroy. Joke's on her as she doesn't know he's 5'4".
  

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:10 PM

Isn’t he married with a baby?  Life priorities maybe kicking in.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:15 PM

Prettiest swing on tour, hands down. Dont know about his game lately though. He fell off the face of the earth.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:25 PM

The whole being 201st in strokes gained putting is probably what's wrong
M2, maybe
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:37 PM

All that charisma catching up to him, can only be a human dynamo for so long.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 08:45 PM

I read somewhere hes working with GG and tweaking his swing. Not sure why hed ever change that beautiful swing, however.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 09:07 PM

He just had a kid and game kinda took back burner, he's trying to get it back and saw a few gg Instagram posts and called him up instead of fixing the actual problem, putting.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 09:43 PM

The guy withe the:
Prettiest swing
Ugliest putting stroke
And least amount of “want to”

On tour.

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Posted 23 April 2018 - 10:15 PM

View Postdlygrisse, on 23 April 2018 - 09:43 PM, said:

The guy withe the:
Prettiest swing
Ugliest putting stroke
And least amount of “want to”

On tour.
Weird that Louis is probably in the conversation for all three of those as well
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Posted 23 April 2018 - 11:06 PM

View PostDrudersh, on 23 April 2018 - 07:42 PM, said:

Even my wife noticed something is wrong and has moved on to fancying Rory McIlroy. Joke's on her as she doesn't know he's 5'4".
And what's wrong with that? (says the 5'3" WRXer)

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 12:55 AM

His putting is killing him, since the putter anchor rule cam into affect he has not done anything. Putter has always been his nemesis.  Short game is the tournament winner.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 01:29 AM

The dude with the best swing on tour who can't putt decides to change his swing based on input from an internet swing guru. So now his swing is messed up and he still can't putt.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 01:32 AM

View Postknock it close, on 23 April 2018 - 10:15 PM, said:

View Postdlygrisse, on 23 April 2018 - 09:43 PM, said:

The guy withe the:
Prettiest swing
Ugliest putting stroke
And least amount of “want to”

On tour.
Weird that Louis is probably in the conversation for all three of those as well

Give Louis a tractor and his farm and he's happy... I'm pretty sure these days he plays to finance new farm equipment.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 02:15 AM

How did I miss the AS videos?  I have only seen the Paddy ones which are still really cool.  GG has some real good young players as well.
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Posted 24 April 2018 - 02:20 AM

Putting putting putting putting putting putting, very simple the rest of your game crumbles if you can't get the ball in the hole, add to that an average green reader it's not a good combo.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 02:59 AM

Rich, married, young family. Longer putter ban. I would watch Adam swing all day. over every other player. Please let the golfing gods give him a better putting stroke.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 03:39 AM

He can't putt!.................even using a long putter he was not all that good.

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 05:16 AM

The move back to the short putter has definitely affected Adam Scott. He just doesn't have the confidence or consistency.

Even with an average Adam Scott ball striking game (which is better than most on tour) with just an average putting game, he should still be getting results.



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Posted 24 April 2018 - 06:02 AM

Where do I start? He's made FAT money for years, won around the world, won a major, without being a decent putter by PGA Tour standards. Today, you HAVE to be a decent putter, or you'll get run over!.......

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Posted 24 April 2018 - 06:44 AM

His swing doesn't look all that different, but he is struggling. Golf is a funny game, I mean look at Adam Scott, Yani Tseng, Geoff Ogilvy, to name a few who contended regularly but are now struggling. That is one reason I can't get too upset if I have a bad round. I mean if golfers at the highest level struggle with this game, what does that say for the amateur? :-)
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Posted 24 April 2018 - 06:56 AM

i thought they told us putting didnt matter in the augusta thread ???
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Posted 24 April 2018 - 06:56 AM

Hes Top 10 Strokes Gained: T2G, it aint his swing.
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Posted 24 April 2018 - 06:57 AM

View PostQMany, on 24 April 2018 - 06:56 AM, said:

He's Top 10 Strokes Gained: T2G, it ain't his swing.

How incredibly frustrating it must be to be striking the ball so well, but can't get it into the cup.

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