Billy Horschel calls for Shot Clock Masters event on PGA Tour

Billy Horschel

By all accounts, the opening round of the Shot Clock Masters had the desired effect, with rounds completed either just under or just over four hours.

The unique new European Tour event has been the talk of golf over the last week or so – and it appears it has even made some PGA Tour pros sit up and take notice.

RELATED - How the Shot Clock Masters works

Former FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel was amongst the many people tweeting about the tournament during the opening round, saying that he’d like to see the event replicated in the US.

Sweden’s Oscar Lengden opened with a 66 to lead the way after the opening round at Diamond Country Club.

WATCH - Billy Horschel forced to use 3-wood to putt
RELATED - JB Holmes blasted for slow play

More to the point, however, by the end of play on Thursday, not one player in the field had registered a time penalty, with five three-balls getting round the testing layout just outside Vienna in less than four hour.

Just goes to show that it can be done.

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
The one swing thought EVERY golfer needs
lessons
play button
FOOTJOY PRO|SL CARBON vs ECCO S-THREE - Are these the best spikeless golf shoes money can buy?
FootJoy
play button
A simple way to get better rhythm in your golf swing
lessons
play button
This drill will fix your backswing... INSTANTLY!
lessons
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

WATCH: Justin Thomas enjoys outrageous luck en route to WGC win
Listen up! The new golf podcast from bunkered is here!
European Tour pro takes a BOAT to find his ball - yes, really!
PGA Tour star OUT of US PGA after positive COVID test
Golf club responds to ex-footballer’s ‘racism’ allegations

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Align your body at address
Watch
play button
Only listen to good advice says Denis Pugh
Watch
play button
How to square the clubface at impact
Callaway
play button
A straighter takeaway leads to greater consistency
Watch
See all videos right arrow