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Old 01-15-2019, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by scarpfish View Post
The knock against putting baskets too close to OB is that people will use it as a backstop. A penalty isn't so punitive if you can easily make your comeback putt from your drop.

So, if you're going to put a basket within 15 ft or so of OB, I'd suggest using drop zones for such situations. Granted, each hole if different.
Mostly when OB is behind the basket. And it just mitigates the OB penalty; still better to come up short of the OB, and save a stroke.

But, yeah, it can produce a boring shot after OB.
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