Tag Archives: Adam Scott

Jul
30
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under PGA Tour

 

Adam Scott has been the World No. 1 for a little over two months, and he has played excellent golf to hold on to the top spot. In his first event as No. 1, Scott defeated Jason Dufner in a playoff to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational. In addition, he finished in the top-10 at the U.S. Open (T9) and The Open Championship (T5).

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Jul
29
2014

As always, some of you asked where you could watch my work for the Open Championship. The only real answer to that is if you live in Asia, I’m on the preview (or post-round) show on Fox Sports, and I also make regular appearances on Fox Sports Central. Since I know most of my reader base is North America and UK-based, you obviously can’t watch.

I’ve picked several features and interviews from the week at Royal Liverpool covering the Open — which was, as always, a complete blast. First, let’s check out the local area…

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Jul
18
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

As McIlroy continues to go low this afternoon, it is crucial for the players trailing him to shoot respectable scores. Adam Scott nearly shot himself out of the tournament, but managed to birdie 17 and 18 for a one-over 73, and a two day total of three-under par.

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Jul
17
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

In the first round of The Open Championship, Adam Scott set a blistering pace with a four-under 31 on the front nine. He said the wind during the inward nine was “much more demanding,” and he cooled off considerably for a four-under 68. Scott is tied for third place, two stroke behind Rory McIlroy.

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Jul
16
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under The Open Championship

 

The groupings at The Open Championship are one-of-a-kind. Every player goes off the first tee from 6:25 a.m. to 4:06 p.m local time. The roughly ten hour time difference creates what Matt Kuchar calls “luck of the draw here or unluck of the draw.” Weather is a huge factor in links golf, and the players who adapt to the changing conditions will be on top of the leader board on Sunday.

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Jun
11
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under US Open
Scott plays the 11th hole at Pinehurst No. 2. ©USGA/Darren Carroll

Scott plays the 11th hole at Pinehurst No. 2. ©USGA/Darren Carroll

World No. 1 Adam Scott is ready to continue his excellent play in the major championships. Since 2011, he has seven top-10 finishes including a win at the 2013 Masters. Pinehurst No. 2 reminds Scott of the Sandbelt courses in Australia, which may help him improve on his career best T15 at the U.S. Open.

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Jun
10
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under US Open

 

Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite to win the 2014 U.S. Open. Three weeks ago, Rory won the European Tour’s BMW PGA Championship, which has the golf world speculating his game is close to the tremendous form he showed in 2012. However, even if Rory plays well, there are several players who have a good chance to win the national championship.

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