Bryson Dechambeau plays a shot during the master’s degree on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. Photo: VCG
In a year dominated by the coronavirus of the course and the world n ° 1 Dustin Johnson on this subject, the AFP Sport recalls some of the golf discussion points of 2020.
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After Bryson Dechammbeau, engulfed by protein shakes and weightlifting during the lock, sandblasted 350 yards of 350 yards to dismantle the winged footing foot and win the United States opened in September, the concerns turned towards what could be done at Augusta National at the mastery deferred by the virus in November
but the Traditionalists. do not need anxiety.
Despite thee pre-tournament of dechambeau according to which he cried the arrangement by-72 of Augusta as “by 67”, he will only be on the right weekend on the line of cut after tricks of 70 and 74 years, Including a triple-bogey seven on Friday after a lost bullet.
Dechammbeau has finished playing his last turn next to twice Masters Champion Bernhard Langer who, at the age of 63, Humbled the big hitter 36 years his junior by two day posts the day and a stroke for the week.
Dechambeau has not been seen on a route since.
‘Oh my God’
If Dechambeau thought to have a bad week in Augusta, spared a thought to defend the Tiger Champion Woods.
The major winner of 15 times carded a seventh bogey 10 at the short duration 6 12th of the last round after exhausted his bullet at Rae’s Creek three times.
Tiger Woods plays a pulled during the PNCDimanche Championship in Orlando, Florida. Photo: VCG
Shane Lowry game and champion partner, enjoying a tour with his childhood hero for the first time, could hardly believe what was going on. “To watch it, do it was a bit like” Oh my God “,” Lowry confessed. Woods then went on a tear, plotted in five of the remaining six holes. “He basically struck each stiff stroke. It was amazing to look at it,” Irish said.
The starting year of Rickie Fowler does not have favors.
One of the golf “Mr. Nice Guys”, the American of this month fell from the world’s top 50 for the first time since its recruits season in 2009.
[ 123] Fowler failed to record a top-10 finish after June recovery, but nothing stipped his year abject more than a small putt on the sixth hole of his second round of the American Championship PGA in August.
Four inches for a sangle, easy to right? But no. His putter hit only thin air and the breath cost him a Bogey. He missed the cut by one, in a major. Ouch. Fowler, as many, be happy to see the back of 2020.
Paul Lawrie retired from the European Tour in October to his Scottish home Open, without fans and small fanfare. Lawrie’s only main victory, the 1999 open champion in Carnoustie, is always recalled for the water-wading of Jean van de Velde’s water-wading who were blowing three times at the last .
But the age of 51 never left the lack of recognition disturb him, and was typically modest while hanging up his clubs.
“For playing 620 events is not a bad handle, consider me to transform the pro to five disabilities and I did not think I played,” says Lawrie.
“I was not an excellentT player. But I was ok. And that’s all you can ask. “ ‘McDonald’ is not friendly IT
The first Tee advertiser -Shirt at the Honda Classic in February committed the verbal equivalent of a three putt during the introduction of the old world n ° 1 Luke Donald.
Transformed the hometown of Donald to England , Hemel Hempstead, in a Twister language in horribly misunderstood terms. Then he told the crowd to the pre-stop event that Donald had won the tournament in 2016 instead of 2006. But the worst was yet to come As he cried, “on the T-shirt, Luke McDonald!”
- Three days later, Paul AzinGER has been described as “embarrassing” after saying that Tommy Fleetwood had stifled in the classic Honda final, while he had missed a first victory of the PGA tour.
You can win everything you want at the European tour, “said the former US captain from the Ryder Azinger Cup. “But you have to win on the PGA tour.” His English, Ian Poulter, led the bars. “Paul, please, do not condescend or miss respect the @Europentor and our players like that,” he tweeted. “We have slapped your ass to Ryder Cup for so long … seriously who was embarrassing.” 123] Related articles: Golf to return