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Old 03-12-2020, 10:22 AM
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If Brodie is smart (and I think he is), he will lean on the sidearm in the woods as much as he can. Having a top sidearm you enter the sport is HUGE for course management on the 12 of the 18 holes.
He had some pretty bad air bounces at WTO. he has been working on them, but the ceilings are going to be really low there, he would really need that forehand dialed in.
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Old 03-12-2020, 10:29 AM
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He had some pretty bad air bounces at WTO. he has been working on them, but the ceilings are going to be really low there, he would really need that forehand dialed in.
I've never seen anyone air bounce a forehand. You mean he threw it nose up, right?
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Old 03-12-2020, 10:33 AM
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^^ To my eyes, he's not coming across level, he brings his arm down and then back up causing what appears to be, an air bounce. Plus he does suffer a bit of nose up as well.
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Old 03-12-2020, 11:10 AM
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^^ To my eyes, he's not coming across level, he brings his arm down and then back up causing what appears to be, an air bounce. Plus he does suffer a bit of nose up as well.
Moving your arm down and then up will not create an air bounce either. An air bounce can only be created by moving your arm downward throughout the release. I guess the final flick could make it look like he's moving his arm upwards at the end. He seems to refer to his issue as nose-up and Paul has advised him of that (as seen in some video or other).

The more I think about it a forehand air bounce does seem possible but backhands are where it can have a really pronounced effect.
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Old 03-12-2020, 01:12 PM
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watching the practice round on Jomez, I am putting the over/under for Brodie at +10.
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Old 03-12-2020, 01:33 PM
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At the moment, +8 is close to his first round rating of 923. So +10 is not unreasonable considering the scores a few others with higher ratings are posting mid-round with more OB ahead in the finishing holes.

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Old 03-12-2020, 02:08 PM
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His signature discs will only be made in Bro-D.
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Old 03-12-2020, 02:27 PM
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watching the practice round on Jomez, I am putting the over/under for Brodie at +10.
I'm guessing he shoots a +2

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Old 03-12-2020, 02:48 PM
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That practice round on Jomez is just really enjoyable to watch. Ill take the under on +10
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Old 03-12-2020, 03:02 PM
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His 923 round was with only a few high rated players. I predict a 950+ rated round for Brodie.

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