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Adam Scott Cheating!

Anchoring! Cmon call it PGA!

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#1 2over

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:46 PM

Adam Scott is straight up cheating. Excellent shot just now of him on the putting green right behind Koepka and you can clearly, clearly see that putter is anchored to his chest firmly, not budging a smidge. Straight up cheating and needs to be called by the rules official. Just because Langer gets away with it on the hit and giggle tour is no reason to let the real pros get away with it. I don't care how popular Scott is and how "nice a guy" this is just wrong.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:48 PM

Who cares,  it doesnt even give an advantage, Scott is Dfl in putting on tour lol,  and those long putters suck when you have awkward sidehill stance,  and other severe slopes

Edited by fowlerscousin, 12 August 2018 - 01:50 PM.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:48 PM

Get a life bud

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:50 PM

The rule only applies to play, not practice, Sparky.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:52 PM

I agree but at the same time don’t care.

USGA’s fault for writing the rule so fluffy.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:53 PM

 Petunia Sprinkle, on 12 August 2018 - 01:50 PM, said:

The rule only applies to play, not practice, Sparky.
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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:59 PM

The putting green...

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:59 PM

 2over, on 12 August 2018 - 01:46 PM, said:

Adam Scott is straight up cheating. Excellent shot just now of him on the putting green right behind Koepka and you can clearly, clearly see that putter is anchored to his chest firmly, not budging a smidge. Straight up cheating and needs to be called by the rules official. Just because Langer gets away with it on the hit and giggle tour is no reason to let the real pros get away with it. I don't care how popular Scott is and how "nice a guy" this is just wrong.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:13 PM

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:15 PM

Lol can you imagine what it must have been like when they let people call in rules violations.  "He's cheating on the practice green!  He's cheating on the practice green!"


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:26 PM

Langer anchors it during his practice strokes. That's not against the rules either.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:27 PM

Anyone know what club he gave up to have 2 putters?

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 02:50 PM

People downplay the PGA but it's more of a troll fest around here than any of the other majors this year.
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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:02 PM

I bet this guy hates he can't call in rules infraction anymore.  Go outside and yell at a cloud or something.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:06 PM

There’s already a couple Anchorin Scott threads


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:10 PM

He has 2 putters in the bag? Say what?
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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:13 PM

Yawn...

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:21 PM

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

More like half an inch but whatever. I'm not really mad about it but it's just one of those things that A LOT of pros do but no one seems to care unless it is Lexi Thompson I guess?

Edited by hell_is_chrome, 12 August 2018 - 03:22 PM.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:21 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

More like half an inch but whatever. I'm not really mad about it but it's just one of those things that A LOT of pros do but no one seems to care unless it is Lexi Thompson I guess?

Thompson was shown in slow motion picking up her ball and moving it and placing it in a different place.

If you had video of Tiger or anyone else doing that it would be same ruling. But you don't?

Edited by straightshot7, 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM

The only way to stop this is the introduce a maximum putter length rule. 36” should do it.
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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:40 PM

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:21 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

More like half an inch but whatever. I'm not really mad about it but it's just one of those things that A LOT of pros do but no one seems to care unless it is Lexi Thompson I guess?

Thompson was shown in slow motion picking up her ball and moving it and placing it in a different place.

If you had video of Tiger or anyone else doing that it would be same ruling. But you don't?

I saw it twice on the front 9. I don't have video, because again, I really don't care.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:42 PM

Didn’t Adam mark his ball on the fringe?

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:43 PM

This really needs another thread?

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:51 PM

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:40 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:21 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

More like half an inch but whatever. I'm not really mad about it but it's just one of those things that A LOT of pros do but no one seems to care unless it is Lexi Thompson I guess?

Thompson was shown in slow motion picking up her ball and moving it and placing it in a different place.

If you had video of Tiger or anyone else doing that it would be same ruling. But you don't?

I saw it twice on the front 9. I don't have video, because again, I really don't care.

I got the impression that you did care when you said "I'm more concerned with..." and took the time to post it in a topic about something else.

But okay. We'll just take your word for it and trust your eyes from home that Tiger and others are cheating.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 03:52 PM

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:40 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:21 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 12 August 2018 - 03:20 PM, said:

 hell_is_chrome, on 12 August 2018 - 03:12 PM, said:

I'm more concerned with Tiger playing fast and loose with marking his ball on the green but whatever.

Haha. of course. Better get your magnifying glass out. Just because he marks it fast sometimes? I'm sure he's out there trying to pick up a centimeter.

More like half an inch but whatever. I'm not really mad about it but it's just one of those things that A LOT of pros do but no one seems to care unless it is Lexi Thompson I guess?

Thompson was shown in slow motion picking up her ball and moving it and placing it in a different place.

If you had video of Tiger or anyone else doing that it would be same ruling. But you don't?

I saw it twice on the front 9. I don't have video, because again, I really don't care.

Crazy!  Which holes?  I have it all recorded.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 04:03 PM

 Petunia Sprinkle, on 12 August 2018 - 01:50 PM, said:

The rule only applies to play, not practice, Sparky.

Yeah and if you have eyes you will see on the last putt clearly anchoring! Rules are rules and they need to be enforced. If it didn't help he wouldn't be doing it.

Edited by 2over, 12 August 2018 - 04:03 PM.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 04:06 PM

 ray9898, on 12 August 2018 - 03:02 PM, said:

I bet this guy hates he can't call in rules infraction anymore.  Go outside and yell at a cloud or something.

So, is it not clear he's anchoring and not clear that's against the rules of golf? I don't understand why this rule isn't being enforced when they're quite strict on the other ones. Say something intelligent or don't post, dude.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 04:07 PM

 SmoothedOut, on 12 August 2018 - 02:16 PM, said:

Old news dude. I'm sure it would be more of an issue if it were actually helping him... He seems to still be missing a lot, and I mean a lot, of makable putts.

Didn't miss the last one to put him right in the mix.


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