Golf: Baker-Finch's game still in a hole

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The Independent Online
Ian Baker-Finch, the former Open champion, said he would continue working on his game despite disqualifying himself from the Coolum Classic tournament in New South Wales yesterday.

Baker-Finch was six over par after eight holes when he hit two successive tee-shots into the water on the 18th hole.

The 1991 Open winner said his game was not yet ready to stand up to professional tournament play. But he said he is going to not retire.

The 37-year-old Australian later criticised the press. "Why do you guys have to take pictures and have quotes," he said. "Why write about someone who's not playing well? People are sick of hearing what I had, they want to know what the good scores are."