Scott calls conditions 'borderline' unplayable on Day 1

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Adam Scott’s 3-foot par putt on the 14th hole turned into a 12-footer after a 40-mph gust, and his fellow playing competitor thought play might be suspended because of unplayable conditions.

“His ball is rolling, I noticed guys in front of us, their ball was rolling,” said Kevin Kisner. “I thought they might pull us off.”

Scott described it as “borderline.”


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This is Scott’s 16th Masters. He said the only year that stood out as this difficult was the second round of the 2007 Masters. That year he shot a second-round 78. 

“We were really lucky we had a little rain overnight,” Scott said, “because if the greens were firm like they were in ’07, I don’t know how we would have played today. It was borderline anyway, all swirling around.”