The Australian Golf Club is the perfect place to play out this weekends drama
Is it as simple as the World number 1 vs Australia’s undisputed No 1?
Could it simply be McIlroy vs Scott?
In a tournament which went to the 72nd hole last year there will be an extra edge of competitiveness between the world’s top two players and it is sure to be exciting again. They went into the 18th on the final round with Scott one ahead of the Northern Irishman. McIlroy birdied and Scott bogeyed. It doesn’t get much closer than this and Scott will be sure to want to take revenge.
Rory is in much better knick than Scott and was tied 2nd in the DP World Tour Championship last week, a mere two shots off Stenson. Also in the process winning the prestigious Race to Dubai. Compare this to Scott who hasn’t played since early this month with an average 5 under par putting him in T12. Both are top players, but McIlroy is in top form and when he is, he’s unstoppable. We have been riding the Rory band wagon for soem time and see no rerason to get off now. Let’s keep it simple shall we?
You may be surprised to see the US youngster in here rather than Adam Scott but he is in good form currently and last week he was one shot off a 1st place playoff in Japan and is a very fine golfer with a huge career in front of him.
His rise to 14th in the world has seen a lot of quality and mental strength and he is definitely a major winner waiting to happen. We don’t think he will win it, but he will place and who knows he could prove us wrong and take the title home.