TIGER WOODS wants golf to go behind to a future.
The 14-time Major champ is amatory a reconstruction in compare play tournaments and new innovations like this week’s GolfSixes.
Yet he would like to see golf’s blazers pull a bounds further.
Woods wants an eventuality where Tour stars are limited to 7 clubs instead of 14, forcing them to strike some-more artistic shots.
And he also suggested a shootout regulating out-of-date persimmon clubs and balata balls — to cut behind on a absurd distances pros are whacking it these days.
The Zurich Classic of New Orleans, won by Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith on Sunday night, featured 80 two-man teams in foursomes and fourballs action.
It valid a genuine crowd-pleaser — and got a large thumbs-up from a pros.
This weekend sees a initial GolfSixes during Centurion Club in St Albans, that golf chiefs wish competence turn a sport’s chronicle of T20 cricket.
Two-player teams — representing 16 opposite nations — will do conflict in six-hole greensomes matches over dual days.
It is designed to inspire assertive golf. Woods, 41, welcomed a mood for change.
He said: “I would adore it if we played a contest each year where we had to use half a set.
“Or play with persimmon and balata on a 6,400-yard course.
“It’d be fun. The best actor would still win.”
Woods was asked by Golf.com if he would cruise creation those changes this year for a events he promotes, a Quicken Loans National and Hero Challenge.
He replied: “I don’t know if a Tour is prepared for that though maybe some day it could happen.
“For now, an unaccepted eventuality or an muster in that format would be cold to see.
“I’d take a 3 wood, two, 5 and 7 irons, a integrate of wedges and a putter. It would be a good exam of how artistic a actor could be.”
It is enlivening to hear Woods articulate enthusiastically about competing again.
The injury-plagued star’s latest op — to compound dual enervated vertebrae — is a many extreme medicine he has had.
Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, said: “This is a transparent and final trail towards a full recovery.
“Everything he’s finished in a past has been a proxy fix.”