Aussie pro Lucas Herbert spoke live on TV during his round in the World Super 6 where players are mic'd up
WATCH: Mic'd Up Pro Gives Insight During Round At World Super 6
Yesterday we reported that golfers will be mic'd up during this week's World Super 6 Perth and it appeared to go quite well during round one.
There were no signs of big names like Lee Westwood and Andrew 'Beef' Johnston chatting to the commentators mid-way through their rounds, but Aussie Lucas Herbert gave some great insight during his interview.
Walking down the fairway after hitting a par-5 in two, Herbert was in conversation with the broadcasters live on TV during his round.
Have a watch of the video here:
The commentary team initially congratulate him on his approach to the par-5, to which he replies: "What am I looking at? What have I got?"
Herbert discovers from the commentators that he has around 20ft for eagle, before asking "Can I get a read from the commentary box?"
"I had 5 iron, that was 236 yards pin. We got that downwind and it obviously got a good kick," he said.
"It's about 350, probably I've hit that."
Herbert went on to hole to the putt for eagle and shoot a four-under-par round of 68.
The Aussie is four back of fellow countryman Brett Rumford, who won this tournament last year.
Lee Westwood is in a tie for 2nd after a six-under 66.
The tournament sees 36-holes of strokeplay before a cut and then 18 further holes of strokeplay on Saturday before another cut to get the field down to 24 players.
The final day is a knockout tournament comprising of six-hole matches.
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Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!
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