Kuchar suggests shot clock might curb slow play
- By Jason Sobel
- May 16, 2012 8:18 AM ET
IRVING, Texas – Matt Kuchar has an idea to combat slow play – at least on a limited basis.
"It might be interesting to have a tournament with a shot clock,” said the recent Players Championship winner. "An event where there is a full‑on shot clock on everybody on every shot. You would hope it wouldn't be a hard course."
"On a hard course, you're going to find yourself in scenarios, I think in a couple of places – Charlotte, Memorial, the Masters – greens are fast, you have challenging shots. Three‑footers, it's easy to tap in. In certain places if you have 3‑footers, and you miss, it's 7 feet coming back. I would be interested to see a shot clock thrown out there."
Kuchar said he believes the shot clock should be 40 seconds, adhering to both U.S. Golf Association and PGA Tour guidelines.
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