'Goofy Golf' Grates on Tour Players

'Goofy Golf' Grates on Tour Players

The view from paradise has turned into the view from the inside of your washing machine. That's been just one of the surprises at the wacky Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course, where balls were getting blown around on the greens and Tour officials made the decision to "scrub" the first round with Webb Simpson leading at 3 under through seven holes.

 

Scott Stallings was 7 over through four holes and in last place, and a third of the field had yet to post a score on a single hole. All scores will be wiped off the books and players will start from scratch again Saturday, when officials will send them off the front and back nines in hopes of completing 36 holes.

 

"It stinks for me," Simpson said. "I got off to a great start, but that's the way it goes. I'm sure they made the decision that's best for all the guys."

 

Stallings, conversely, was seen jumping around like he'd won the lottery.

 

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