ALBANY, Bahamas – Playing a mile from his second home, Australian Adam Scott carries the look of comfort among the familiar surroundings this week at the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club.
While watching him hit balls on the range and then firing a 67 in the first round on this island of paradise, he looks relaxed standing over a golf ball. The same look he’s flashed for more than a decade as one of the game’s best players. With his cool demeanor and one of the most envied swings in golf, he has made the game look easy since he came to the states from Down Under.
In 2015, however, the game was anything but easy for Scott.
Starting the year at No. 3 in the world, he has struggled and fallen to No. 10. While that’s not a drastic plunge, Scott is disappointed with his winless campaign, especially considering the last time he went without at least one win during a year was 2000. Save for a few weeks – he tied for fourth in the U.S. Open and the WGC-Cadillac Championship and tied for 10th in the British Open – Scott hasn’t been the Scott who’s…