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Old 10-16-2018, 02:53 PM
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What's the Drew Gibson rule?
It's actually The "Haters" Rule.
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Old 10-16-2018, 03:35 PM
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The first year at the finals, he was already guaranteed to be moving to the next round. He was putting out on the final hole and had done the math and knew he had strokes to spare so he threw like a five foot putt on the ground, then marked it and putted again to avoid being on Paul's card. So now there is a rule preventing players from doing that to better their odds.
So....an anti-sandbagging rule? Cool!

But I'm not sure I'd want to have a rule like that named after me, used in official literature.
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Old 10-16-2018, 03:44 PM
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So....an anti-sandbagging rule? Cool!

But I'm not sure I'd want to have a rule like that named after me, used in official literature.
Are you kidding, it's his fifteen seconds of fame. Long after Drew is gone, they will be talking about this rule.

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Old 10-18-2018, 08:34 AM
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Old 10-18-2018, 02:43 PM
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The first year at the finals, he was already guaranteed to be moving to the next round. He was putting out on the final hole and had done the math and knew he had strokes to spare so he threw like a five foot putt on the ground, then marked it and putted again to avoid being on Paul's card. So now there is a rule preventing players from doing that to better their odds.
Exactly what are they doing, how are they enforcing this? I mean it's easy to pretend to shag an approach shot, grip lock a drive, miss a putt, etc, etc.
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Old 10-18-2018, 02:51 PM
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Exactly what are they doing, how are they enforcing this? I mean it's easy to pretend to shag an approach shot, grip lock a drive, miss a putt, etc, etc.
The grouping/seeding for each round is based entirely on the overall season points standing. When Gibson "tanked" his final hole, his score for the round was what was going to determine his grouping (and therefore his opponents) for the next. Now, grouping is predetermined so there's no need to tank. All he has to do is shoot well enough to advance.

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Old 10-18-2018, 03:04 PM
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Oh boy, more pros blatantly breaking the rules on camera. Reid Frescura on hole 14 (2nd shot) stomping down foliage and then tearing a branch down so it wasn't poking him in the back as he made his throw. Not a good look at all.

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Old 10-18-2018, 03:10 PM
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Following on UDisc. Unreal Lisa F lost 4 shots to Widboom in the last three holes and missed by one.
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Old 10-18-2018, 03:17 PM
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Oh boy, more pros blatantly breaking the rules on camera. Reid Frescura on hole 14 (2nd shot) stomping down foliage and then tearing a branch down so it wasn't poking him in the back as he made his throw. Not a good look at all.
The branches he was wrestling with looked unattached but yeah, the brush stomping was suspect, lol. Agree that is not a great look.
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Following on UDisc. Unreal Lisa F lost 4 shots to Widboom in the last three holes and missed by one.
Her game definitely seems a roller coaster as of late. Madison Walker....jeesh..I used to think she was just a giggling commentator, but it seems she has game... going to have to take her a bit more serious it seems.

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