matt kuchar has been making headlines for the wrong reasons.
after finishing the second day on four over par following two rounds of 74, the next of which started with three consecutive bogeys the american missed the cut at the porsche european open.
after kuchar found himself but the talking point came. a rule change for 2019 allows players to remove obstructions and loose impediments without having a penalty, so long as the ball’s position doesn’t enhance.
but, by eliminating one impediment that was loose after another kuchar seemed to bend that rule.
«he is doing it very quickly since what he has been told is that he can move the larger bits. but he’s moving ,» one television commentator remarked.
«just make him a scoop.»
controversy has been tended to trace kuchar around . here are some of the others…
kuchar became embroiled in the memorial tournament at may after his driveway bounced on the fairway and into a classic pitch mark.
but the 41-year-old attempted to convince pga tour rules officials that the ball had landed in its own pitch mark.
kuchar could have been in a position to move his ball had the markers.
following kuchar did not obtain the response he was searching for – so he asked to take a look.
the next official ruled against kuchar, forcing him and with his shot to play with out of its landing spot. he found that the back of the par.
rewind two months into the wgc match play and sergio garcia dropped his cool to kuchar during a quarter-final defeat.
the spaniard, who was conquered on 2up by kuchar at austin country club, didn’t convert a effort at the par-four seventh, prior to missing a second putt from within a foot and choosing up his ball.
kuchar insisted he had not conceded before the second putt of garcia, meaning that his opponent was subject to a stroke punishment and a reduction of that hole.
garcia was furious with the conclusion and also vented his opinions on the next pit, following falling behind using a where he then swished his putter to kuchar.
«kuchar played up his now familiar’i have done nothing wrong’ image,» sky sports betting web site‘ david livingstone explained.
«garcia, as usual, turned into a whiny, mad, badly-behaved child.»
after paying $ 5,000 after his victory at the mayakoba golf classic the previous november to a temporary caddie kuchar has been forced to make a grovelling apology february.
a caddie is going to be paid 10 per cent of the players’ earnings for almost any tournament, after asserting that his first pga tour win at 34, and $ 1,296,000 gathered.
he’d neighborhood caddie david»el tucan» ortiz on the tote in mexico instead of routine caddie john wood and’d agreed a charge before the championship.
kuchar initially claimed»earning $5,000 is an excellent week» and offered ortiz an extra $15,000 – which was denied – when the story became public.
he subsequently apologised, confessing his remarks were»out of touch and insensitive, which makes a bad situation worse», and consented to cover ortiz a documented $50,000 while making a considerable donation to the charities involved with the mayakoba golf classic.