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    RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Why is it that during a playoff, the players are transported to the tee on a buggy, but not to their next shot?
    Especially as the weather was about to take a turn for the worse.

    Or at other tournaments when often the light is fading fast.

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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Who cares lol

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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Thanks for clearing that up

    I don't particularly care, because I will never find myself in the same position, but I asked the question as I am curious as to whether there is a reason or rule around the situation.

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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    I think their rules make it as it is
    removed list of clubs as they change too frequently !

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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    I always thought it was to speed the restart of play up for TV.
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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Bunkermagnet View Post
    I always thought it was to speed the restart of play up for TV.
    Especially as the may have to walk 500 yards back to the 18th tee..
    Quicker by buggy
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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Common sense, possibly saving people taking a holiday to come back to watch a one or two hole play off.
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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Quote Originally Posted by Imurg View Post
    Especially as the may have to walk 500 yards back to the 18th tee..
    Quicker by buggy
    Yes, I get that, but my question is why not continue to use the buggy through the hole.
    The tee shot may go 300+yds - it would save time and if inclement weather is on the horizon, surely it would make sense to progress as quickly as possible.

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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    Quote Originally Posted by GaryK View Post
    Yes, I get that, but my question is why not continue to use the buggy through the hole.
    The tee shot may go 300+yds - it would save time and if inclement weather is on the horizon, surely it would make sense to progress as quickly as possible.
    Didnt think pro's were allowed to do anything but walk when on the course for play?
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    Re: RBC Heritage - Playoff Buggy Usage

    I suppose it's because walking is considered partner the game. They had a pretty good line on when the storm was coming in and reckoned they had enough time. Playoffs rarely go more than 2 or 3 holes.
    It's also, probably, in the Tour rules that buggys can only be used for transport on and off the course for bad weather breaks and playoffs.
    Bending that sets a precedent they probably don't want.
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