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This could be interesting. Thank god it's not Powergolf and that other nonsense :D

 

Normal cut after 36 holes. Then this;

 

After 54 holes, the field will be further cut to 24, with any ties for 24th place being decided by a playoff. From there, players will contest a six-hole match play shootout, with a special nearest-the-pin extra hole used to decide matches that remain all square after six. The format is designed to produce a flurry of quickfire action, aggressive golf and plenty of drama as the field is quickly whittled down to the final match and a champion is determined.

 

 

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Co-sanctioned between the PGA Tour of Australasia and the European Tour, the event will be held at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 16-19 February, 2017

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Will be interesting...

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Basically the 51st and 52nd guy who are 14 strokes from the lead who are playing with noone watching get to go home and spend extra time for family or practice?

 

Pretty good if they can iron out the prize money and ranking points.

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So half stroke play and then a bracket of sorts. I can dig this. It's good to see something different 

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I wouldn't mind seeing something like this on the PGA. Normal 36-hole cut on Friday, then another cut on Saturday weeding the field down to 30 players for Sunday. Think anybody would go for that?

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I wouldn't mind seeing something like this on the PGA. Normal 36-hole cut on Friday, then another cut on Saturday weeding the field down to 30 players for Sunday. Think anybody would go for that?

Not the other 40+ players that didn't make the Saturday cut.  

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Co-sanctioned between the PGA Tour of Australasia and the European Tour, the event will be held at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 16-19 February, 2017

 

Considering that this event is taking place in my city, you can be sure I'll be volunteering!

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3 Wood: Callaway Epic Sub-Zero (15 degrees) in Rogue Max 75g stiff shaft

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