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#1 Damo75

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:39 PM

Anyone watching the Australian Masters currently being played at Kingston Heath?

Poulter is on fire today, -6 through 11 to hold a 1 shot lead over Adam Scott.  Could be a shootout between those 2 for the rest of the weekend if they keep playing like the are at the moment.

Interesting to see Scotty back to using his 910 too.  I'm sure he has been using the 913 recently.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:01 AM

Aussie golf is some of the best we can watch as the time zone suits. Courses are just awesome, so much more to them than we see week in week out on the pga tour. Plus the field is pretty good this week

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:05 AM

Scotty just birdied 12 and 13 to take the lead at -12.  Impressive viewing!
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 01:14 AM

Awesome 64 from Poulter.  9 birdies around Kingston Heath is super impressive.

Almost match play tomorrow!
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:00 AM

Scott is just flushing it at the moment.  Looks a bit nervous on the greens, even with the long putter.

I'll be honest and say that I was never a big Poulter fan, but he's won me over the past few years. His performance at the Ryder Cup this year was incredible.

Should be a good day tomorrow, hopefully it stays close.


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:51 AM

Hopefully both players continue the form tomorrow and it goes down to the wire
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:29 AM

Can't wait for tomorrow.  Going to be amazing to watch Poulter & Scott shoot it out.  Hopefully the Gunners can win otherwise Poults will be pissed!!
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:54 AM

Funny watching Poulter signing autographs after the round, one kid tried to give him a Man Utd jersey to sign.  You could hear Poulter say "I'm not signing that thing!" I think he ended up signing a ball for the kid instead.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:26 AM

View PostDamo75, on 17 November 2012 - 06:54 AM, said:

Funny watching Poulter signing autographs after the round, one kid tried to give him a Man Utd jersey to sign.  You could hear Poulter say "I'm not signing that thing!" I think he ended up signing a ball for the kid instead.

Awesome.  :lol:
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:00 AM

View PostVindog, on 17 November 2012 - 08:26 AM, said:

View PostDamo75, on 17 November 2012 - 06:54 AM, said:

Funny watching Poulter signing autographs after the round, one kid tried to give him a Man Utd jersey to sign.  You could hear Poulter say "I'm not signing that thing!" I think he ended up signing a ball for the kid instead.

Awesome.  :lol:

Lucky it wasn't a Spurs shirt.


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#11 Vindog

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:03 AM

Obligatory "this will be the only Masters either of those hacks will ever win"  post


derp derp derp

Edited by Vindog, 17 November 2012 - 09:03 AM.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:23 AM

View Postdrpurpell, on 17 November 2012 - 09:00 AM, said:

View PostVindog, on 17 November 2012 - 08:26 AM, said:

View PostDamo75, on 17 November 2012 - 06:54 AM, said:

Funny watching Poulter signing autographs after the round, one kid tried to give him a Man Utd jersey to sign.  You could hear Poulter say "I'm not signing that thing!" I think he ended up signing a ball for the kid instead.

Awesome.  :lol:

Lucky it wasn't a Spurs shirt.

If it was that scum shirt, I'm sure Poults would have set it alight ;-)
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:31 PM

View PostMikka, on 17 November 2012 - 09:23 AM, said:

View Postdrpurpell, on 17 November 2012 - 09:00 AM, said:

View PostVindog, on 17 November 2012 - 08:26 AM, said:

View PostDamo75, on 17 November 2012 - 06:54 AM, said:

Funny watching Poulter signing autographs after the round, one kid tried to give him a Man Utd jersey to sign.  You could hear Poulter say "I'm not signing that thing!" I think he ended up signing a ball for the kid instead.

Awesome.  :lol:

Lucky it wasn't a Spurs shirt.

If it was that scum shirt, I'm sure Poults would have set it alight ;-)

Hope it was a RVP United Jersey.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:39 PM

It looks like it will between Ian and Adam in the final round...which is on right now.
Hey...be nice.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:48 PM

Have to say the commentary and music make me cringe!!!


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:50 PM

View PostRay Jackson, on 17 November 2012 - 10:48 PM, said:

Have to say the commentary and music make me cringe!!!
Yeah, but Adam is lighting it up so far!
Hey...be nice.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:52 PM

Great final round! These two guys are playing really well.

Edited by mukster, 17 November 2012 - 10:53 PM.


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Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:56 PM

Can't stand Poulter, I hope Scott buries him.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:00 PM

A lot of golf to be played. Since this is a "match play" scenario, I'll be curious to see if Poulter's Ryder Cup form will emerge.
Hey...be nice.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:15 AM

Glad to see Adam Scott finally win the Australian Masters. Now it's time for him to win at Augusta!

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 04:53 AM

Adam Scott is a superb ball striker and one of the best in the pro ranks. He lost me when he went to the broomstick putter. i cannot support the broomstick players, I just feel it is not in the spirit of the game.
Its good an Australian won the masters however it would have been great if a young starter won or one of the other guys that have been trying on the local pro circuit to get a leg up and a chance at the big stage.
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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:31 AM

Well done Adam!!

View PostJB lefty, on 18 November 2012 - 04:53 AM, said:

Adam Scott is a superb ball striker and one of the best in the pro ranks. He lost me when he went to the broomstick putter. i cannot support the broomstick players, I just feel it is not in the spirit of the game.
Its good an Australian won the masters however it would have been great if a young starter won or one of the other guys that have been trying on the local pro circuit to get a leg up and a chance at the big stage.

What other things have you boycotted players for, that the founding fathers might frown upon?

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:33 AM

View PostPZero, on 18 November 2012 - 02:15 AM, said:

Glad to see Adam Scott finally win the Australian Masters. Now it's time for him to win at Augusta!

Yep......he's more than capable.  I can see him bagging this major over any other.
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Posted 18 November 2012 - 11:47 AM

Love Kingston Heath.  The sandbelt has some of the coolest looking golf courses on the planet.  I love the width and how the fairways and greens flow right into the bunkers.  Seems so much more functional than the typical American setup where bunkers are surrounded by a sea of thick rough.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 03:11 PM

Such a nice course, surprised  Poulter let it slip away a bit, although to be fair Scott played lights out on Sunday.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 06:43 PM

My comment previously about the commentary was partly because they try to build this tournament up for more than it is. If they couldnt get Poulter/ Scott/ McDowell to play in it then TV wouldnt cover it in US. So for those that say give the locals more of a chance to win.....without those names then it is the Web.com equivalent event and get's no where near the money.

Also i am not sure that course is that amazing as the commentators said.....

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 06:54 PM

Ray J have you played the course? It's awesome I'd have trouble picking between it and royal Melbourne west as the best course I have ever played. Tv really didn't do it justice.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:19 PM

View PostRay Jackson, on 18 November 2012 - 06:43 PM, said:

Also i am not sure that course is that amazing as the commentators said.....

I was there for both days over the weekend and the course was absolutely mint, never seen a tournament course set up in such great condition either here in Australia or overseas. A lot different to an American style course and it probably doesn't display as well on TV just because the vegetation isn't lush and picturesque. But what do I know, here is what the pros think about Kingston Heath

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Kingston Heath is totally awesome. Someone please tell modern day architects we don't need 8000 yard tracks they're not enjoyable. Best yet

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Want to see what a golf course ought to look like? Tune in to Golf Channel's coverage of the Talisker Aussie Masters at Kingston Heath.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:35 AM

View PostRay Jackson, on 18 November 2012 - 06:43 PM, said:


Also i am not sure that course is that amazing as the commentators said.....

Curious your thoughts about this...  what did you see?  Have you played it?

I have not, but thought the course looked amazing on TV as have some of the other sandbelt courses that have hosted tournaments recently (Royal Melbourne, Victoria...)




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