New format excites Noren
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Alex Noren says there is plenty to be excited about at this week's ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth.
The tournament will follow an innovative new format which sees the players play 54 holes of regulation stroke play over the first three days before switching to match play for the final round.
Organisers have confirmed that the initial cut will be made after 36 holes, before the field is reduced again to 24 players on Saturday.
This will leave the remaining players to battle it out in six-hole play-off matches, with the winners progressing through before being whittled down to those who will fight it out in the final.
World number 11 Noren is the highest-ranked player set to take part at Lake Karrinyup and says he is looking forward to trying something new in Perth.
He told the European Tour's website: "I think it's nice that we try new things and I think it's going to be nice for the crowds and nice for the TV viewers.
"Obviously it's going to be pretty tough if a guy is leading by a lot and loses in the first match, but when we're all here that's what is expected.
"I think everything where the crowd experiences a new way for us pros to play the game is good. I think we should work out more ways to do this."