Story by Nick Trend11:19AM BST 18 Apr 2013
Sunday 21 April 2013 Golf: how to play a round with Adam Scott With the right connections, says Nick Trend, amateurs can compete against the likes of Masters’ champion Adam Scott and play the major venues. How do you get the connections it takes to play the ProAm or with the Pro of your dreams, at a course to die for, at a time of your choosing? Well, it takes money….and a well-endowed Rollodex.
In Australia, keen amateurs can get to play with PGA pros including the current Master’s champion, Adam Scott Comment Even the most ardent fan of rugby, cricket or football stands little chance of playing alongside the pros in a match at Twickenham, Lord’s or Wembley. Golf is different. Its unique handicap system allows players of all abilities to compete against each other, even on the world’s most famous courses. That is the theory, anyway. In practice, I would struggle to beat”
Of course, there are some “key rules” to playing this game.