Sweet ... Fanny Adam’s cad­die

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - SPORT - DARREN WAL­TON

ADAM Scott has re­vealed how he lured Nick Faldo’s former cad­die out of re­tire­ment in the hope she could prove the miss­ing piece in the puz­zle in his on­go­ing pur­suit of British Open glory.

Swede Fanny Sunes­son helped Faldo win the British Open and US Masters twice each in the 1990s be­fore she guided Martin Kaymer to the world No.1 rank­ing as a mind coach.

She is car­ry­ing the Gold Coaster’s bag at Carnoustie for his 19th con­sec­u­tive Open tilt.

With­out Steve Wil­liams for the first time at the Open since 2011 and hav­ing re­cently parted with English cad­die David Clark, Scott ad­mits even Sunes­son was sur­prised to re­ceive his left-field call.

“I thought about the peo­ple this week that I want to have stand­ing next to me on the first tee on Sun­day if we were in the last group and Fanny was at the top of that list,” the former world No.1 and 2013 US Masters cham­pion said of the one­off ar­range­ment.

“She’s just a great cad­die and hope­fully we can lean on that ex­pe­ri­ence on the week­end.

“That’s the plan, get our­selves in a po­si­tion where we both want to be in and can both thrive un­der the pres­sure.”

The British Open be­gan last night with Scott one of eight Aus­tralians hit­ting off.

Adam Scott opts for Swede.

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