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Erin Hills

Tue, May 9 2017 3:54 AM by nanstar. 54 replies.
  • ander101 United States
    236 Posts
    Sun, Feb 26 2017 9:04 AM

    On the home page you will see the banner that says

    Play Famous Courses, if you click at the bottom left 

    corner where it says host of 20-- US Open & keep

    clicking you will see Erin Hills picture, at right it says

    play now?

     

    Dave

  • phred952 United States
    2,702 Posts
    Sun, Feb 26 2017 10:39 AM

    ander101:

    On the home page you will see the banner that says

    Play Famous Courses, if you click at the bottom left 

    corner where it says host of 20-- US Open & keep

    clicking you will see Erin Hills picture, at right it says

    play now?

     

    Dave

    Yes it does.  If you click the play now button for any course shown it opens the game client for you.  None of the pictures shown take you to any of the courses directly.

  • Stobsbee United Kingdom
    4,784 Posts
    Sun, Feb 26 2017 11:01 AM

    ander101:
    clicking you will see Erin Hills picture, at right it says

    play now?

    I think that was added during last weeks downtime in preparation for this which is due to start Tues/Weds. of this week.

     

  • phred952 United States
    2,702 Posts
    Sun, Feb 26 2017 12:09 PM

    Stobsbee:

    ander101:
    clicking you will see Erin Hills picture, at right it says

    play now?

    I think that was added during last weeks downtime in preparation for this which is due to start Tues/Weds. of this week.

     

    Yes it was.  I saw it a couple of days ago.  Not open yet so if you click the enter link it says "You are not eligible to enter this Tournament"

  • adaputter United Kingdom
    1,871 Posts
    Mon, Feb 27 2017 3:01 PM

    CTTH why bother?

     

  • YankeeJim United States
    25,081 Posts
    Mon, Feb 27 2017 4:44 PM

    adaputter:

    CTTH why bother?

    Because the eventual winner will know the holes inside and out before the stroke version starts. All the shots wind up on greens so  you just don't have to go for the pin. Hit to different parts to figure rolls, stuff like that.  See what it takes to get out of rough and sand if it's there. And it usually is. :-)

  • dedBuNNy Canada
    1,677 Posts
    Tue, Feb 28 2017 7:48 AM

    YankeeJim:

    adaputter:

    CTTH why bother?

    Because the eventual winner will know the holes inside and out before the stroke version starts. All the shots wind up on greens so  you just don't have to go for the pin. Hit to different parts to figure rolls, stuff like that.  See what it takes to get out of rough and sand if it's there. And it usually is. :-)

    One of the things which would have been so easy to incorporate into this game is a 'flyby' mode, where you can scope out all areas of a hole, do just that.... use a grid to check out landing areas close to green etc... 

    The camera's don't really cut it most of the time, not the same as going ground level... 'Drone Mode'

    Of course god knows what the fee would be for using such a feature, I can't imagine something like that would be a free thing for players to use. 100cr for 10 flyby's.

  • zagraniczniak United States
    1,981 Posts
    Tue, Feb 28 2017 7:54 AM

    According to the tourney rules the CTTH front nine starts today at 5 pm Pacific time.

  • fairground11 United Kingdom
    1,210 Posts
    Tue, Feb 28 2017 12:46 PM

    zagraniczniak:

    According to the tourney rules the CTTH front nine starts today at 5 pm Pacific time.

    sounds correct as 1 second later it will be march the 1st going by gmt

     

     

  • MrFunnyWobbl Canada
    886 Posts
    Tue, Feb 28 2017 4:12 PM

    holla when it is out please 

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