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Old 03-03-2018, 12:46 PM
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Anyone else see that spitout on Teemu's ace run in the 2nd round... brutal
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:49 PM
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Eagle has probably has the longest FH on tour, not sure if his touch is a good as Barsby, Wysocki, Jerm, Sexton.
Barsby might have the best touch, technical FH. What he can do with an Eagle is just straight sorcery

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Old 03-03-2018, 12:50 PM
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Lol. Simon and Eagle made it worth it. Anyone else feel that Eagle is the number one forehand player on tour now?
Eagle is growing on me. Seeing how he played at Vegas was awesome, he's matured as a player. Still can't stand watching Simon though
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:50 PM
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anyone else think the raised baskets are a pathetic effort to make a boring hole interesting?

its like a local course by me
Nobody answered so I will.
No I don't agree. I think it adds a level of decision making to the green. It isn't any harder to make the putt, however it significantly raises the stakes on a miss. Would you still dislike them if they used a feature to make it taller rather than having a tall pole? Say a dirt mound or boulder.

Similar argument for what I call "arbitrary ob". Some people hate the roped off OB, would they hate it still if it was a sidewalk, creek or rock wall in the same place. In spite of what I call it I like it and use both stake lines for OB & raised baskets on my personal course.
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Anyone else see that spitout on Teemu's ace run in the 2nd round... brutal
At least he still had a drop in and didn't roll in the water. It seems obvious Discraft decided they didn't want the straight-on putting rejection (maybe from those cross-links?) which caught aces better.

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Old 03-03-2018, 12:52 PM
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Old 03-03-2018, 12:55 PM
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Eagle has probably has the longest FH on tour, not sure if his touch is a good as Barsby, Wysocki, Jerm, Sexton.
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Barsby might have the best touch, technical FH. What he can do with an Eagle is just straight sorcery
Barsby's forehand seems slightly unconventional to me, for some reason, but yes his touch (and distance too... he might give Eagle a run for his money...) is amazing. It's interesting to see guys like Ricky, Jerm, and Sexton gradually going away from the forehand, while Eagle seems to be doing the opposite. He really seemed to be trusting his forehand on round 2, and it surprised me on some more open holes where I would have expected a backhand.

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Eagle is growing on me. Seeing how he played at Vegas was awesome, he's matured as a player. Still can't stand watching Simon though
Glad to see him doing well. Seems like he got some mental rest and it did him good.
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Old 03-03-2018, 01:15 PM
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Sending the crush boys to Switzerland for the boot camp really seems to be paying dividends early on B-)

Eagle looks like he is tossing a beach frisbee to his friend and the damn thing goes 400ft on a pure hyzer.
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Old 03-03-2018, 01:54 PM
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Nobody answered so I will.
No I don't agree. I think it adds a level of decision making to the green. It isn't any harder to make the putt, however it significantly raises the stakes on a miss. Would you still dislike them if they used a feature to make it taller rather than having a tall pole? Say a dirt mound or boulder.

Similar argument for what I call "arbitrary ob". Some people hate the roped off OB, would they hate it still if it was a sidewalk, creek or rock wall in the same place. In spite of what I call it I like it and use both stake lines for OB & raised baskets on my personal course.
im not biting your head off btw

but what if all baskets were raised? difference in round scores?

sure.

well placed baskets? i can f with.

i can appreciate a few "dirt mound" baskets, but artificially making them is wack beyond my comprehension
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Old 03-03-2018, 01:56 PM
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Wow, this really has become Paige's tourney.

But how about Lisa Fajkus. I feel like she doesn't get mentioned enough. If she can hone her driving skills more, look out.

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