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New pin location for PB#18?

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Tue, Jun 4 2019 1:27 AM by Miantiao. 13 replies.
  • fobby1980 United States
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    Tue, May 14 2019 10:54 PM

    Played a CC tournament on PB a week ago and saw it. Normally the pin on 18 would be on the left side toward the ocean but this one is kind of tucked away behind the front bunker on the right side. I feel so stupid not taking a screenshot now. Everyone knows PB only have 1 pin set so where does this one come from?

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  • twinponds169 United States
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    Tue, May 14 2019 11:22 PM

    you gonna feel a bit stupider even pretty soon, lol.

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  • craigswan United Kingdom
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    Wed, May 15 2019 12:10 AM

    “PEBBLE BEACH IS ALCATRAZ WITH GRASS.”

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  • whooshdangit United Kingdom
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    Wed, May 15 2019 2:23 AM

    craigswan:

    “PEBBLE BEACH IS ALCATRAZ WITH GRASS.”

    Hi

    I think chrysanthemums grow there too Craig . .

    Cheers!

    Rich

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  • borntobesting United States
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    Wed, May 15 2019 3:25 AM

    fobby1980:

    Played a CC tournament on PB a week ago and saw it. Normally the pin on 18 would be on the left side toward the ocean but this one is kind of tucked away behind the front bunker on the right side. I feel so stupid not taking a screenshot now. Everyone knows PB only have 1 pin set so where does this one come from?

    Have you been asleep since April 29th when they released the new set of pins @ PB for the Virtual U.S. open? 

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  • YankeeJim United States
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    Wed, May 15 2019 5:19 AM

    twinponds169:

    you gonna feel a bit stupider even pretty soon, lol.

    LMAO.  

     

    @Fobby-go to the VUSO page and start a round from there. Every single pin will be new to you.  ;-)

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  • fobby1980 United States
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    Wed, May 15 2019 7:42 AM
    borntobesting:

    fobby1980:

    Played a CC tournament on PB a week ago and saw it. Normally the pin on 18 would be on the left side toward the ocean but this one is kind of tucked away behind the front bunker on the right side. I feel so stupid not taking a screenshot now. Everyone knows PB only have 1 pin set so where does this one come from?

    Have you been asleep since April 29th when they released the new set of pins @ PB for the Virtual U.S. open? 

    Well duh.... I ve never played in the VUSO before. In any cases, will the new pins stay for good or are they special occasions only?
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  • YankeeJim United States
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    Wed, May 15 2019 10:07 AM

    fobby1980:
    I ve never played in the VUSO before. In any cases, will the new pins stay for good or are they special occasions only?

    Yes, that's why you saw the one you saw. They're using them in AS rounds randomly.

    And try the VUSO, I think you'd have fun there.  ;-)

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  • Robert1893 United States
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    Wed, May 15 2019 10:24 AM

    fobby1980:
    Well duh.... I ve never played in the VUSO before. In any cases, will the new pins stay for good or are they special occasions only?

    Well, to be fair, the new pin locations were announced in the release notes and discussed quite a bit at this thread:

    http://www.wgt.com/forums/p/585057/3973124.aspx#3973124x

    So, one didn't need to play the VUSO to be aware of the new pin locations. All one would need to do is play PB. Even in a solo, ranked round the new pin locations are there. 

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  • fobby1980 United States
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    Sun, May 26 2019 10:37 AM
    This release of new pins for PB has got me wondering. It’s widely known that WGT shot two pin sets for every course in the game; as of right now there are 6 courses with multiple pins: PB, StA, Kiawah, BPB, CCC, Merion. Could it be that this is WGT’s plan going forward: release a new pin set for the remaining 6 courses every year come VUSO qualifying?
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