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Old 06-29-2009, 12:13 AM
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Overhand aces?

At my local course the back nine is perfect for overhand shot practice. Whenever I play the course I throw thumbers on probably 4 or 5 holes and can usually get within ten feet of the pin. I have had several bounce and hit underneath the basket, hit the top of the basket and bounced off the side of the basket, but I have never put one in. So here is the question, has anyone aced an overhand shot? If so how did it go in? Also, feel free to share stories where you almost got it, because I have been there and I know how much you want to talk about it.
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Old 06-29-2009, 12:19 AM
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I thumbed in for my first ace close to when I first started playing using a DX Viper.
The wind was just perfect for it to slide in. You want it to come in at an angle.
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:11 AM
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I tomahawked one in on a second shot over a river to a peninsula green. I was only trying not to go in the water... the basket was a bonus. I thought making 2 on this hole was impossible. Lucky for me, my buddies saw it and I have proof!
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:41 AM
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I should have considering I pretty much used to throw nothing but thumbers. But my buddy who got me into it has thrown 2.
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:42 AM
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I thumbed in for my first ace close to when I first started playing using a DX Viper.
The wind was just perfect for it to slide in. You want it to come in at an angle.
Which hole at Bear Branch did you throw that on.
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:14 AM
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i finally got one to stick in april at a tourney...i try to land to the left of the basket and short(im a lefty throwing mostly tomahawks)..mine was on a shortish tight hole(number 6 at hyzer creek, saratoga, NY) and i was already turning to walk away with a drop in deuce, when i heard it hit metal..it was a no chainer..i throw a monster and it skips/rolls after hitting the ground..
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:03 AM
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I've never seen it done, but I have a buddy who throws almost exclusively overhand and I've seen him hit chains on a bounce. I'm not sure if it was an overhand shot or not but he texted me the other day that he aced a hole (his first one) on our home course that he typically throws a thumber for.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:06 AM
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I've bounced one out of the basket with an overhand. It was not an ace as I drilled a tree very close to the tee, so on my second throw I said screw it and threw the epic for the remainder of ~225 feet. It went mid-air and hit at a 45 degree angle exactly where the post meets the basket, then bounced out backwards. Definitely possible, just gotta find the right angle.
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:20 AM
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2 times in league by the same guy this spring season! Oh and it was on consecutive weeks!
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:41 AM
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2 times in league by the same guy this spring season! Oh and it was on consecutive weeks!
was it the same hole?
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