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Re: Merion #10 Tree

Fri, Jul 30 2021 10:39 AM (19 replies)
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  • RobHon
    39 Posts
    Mon, May 31 2021 10:42 PM

    Yes! I had never hit it before, not even once. But hit it twice in the last clash, once with 3W, once with driver. Both lost balls exactly as you say, 4 yards in front of the tee box.

    I thought it was just one of those complete chance things, but then I read this.... Suspect the tree may have grown with the last update? ! Lol

    Rob

  • 27stitches
    158 Posts
    Thu, Jun 3 2021 12:18 PM

    Let me inform you that there is also a creek down there. I found it once. LOL

  • SeveFrost
    894 Posts
    Sun, Jun 6 2021 4:10 PM

    Yes, I've hit it a couple of times but it's very rare and difficult to do

  • ScottHope
    7,865 Posts
    Mon, Jun 7 2021 2:01 PM

    This isn't really legit as I was deliberately aiming for the trees, but I just wanted to see how difficult it was. Had to have a fair few tries but I got them eventually.

    Apologies for the audio but I haven't yet worked out how to separate my audio channels in OBS, and I wanted to cut out as much of the music as I could to avoid YouTube copyright issues without taking out the WGT audio as well...

  • pdb1
    22,500 Posts
    Mon, Jun 7 2021 2:11 PM

    LMAO. Scott that is funny as hell. Good job. Plus I don't think anybody's looking at you just to see about copyright infringements.

  • el3n1
    3,969 Posts
    Mon, Jun 7 2021 5:17 PM

    some trees seem to be club/ ball specific - as a different combination allows for a different trajectory.  but there are shots I won't attempt with lower end Srixon balls even with maxed out apparel, that I can pull off with a better ball and no apparel.

     

  • Mythanatos
    1,968 Posts
    Mon, Jun 14 2021 7:32 AM

    I've hit the tree to the left of the tee box a few times over the years. But it's probably been at least 2 years since i've done that. It's rare enough i don't think it's worthwhile to think that it will and avoid going at green.

  • jacktrade51
    9,112 Posts
    Wed, Jul 28 2021 8:53 PM

    The old saying ... trees are 90% air.

    I try fly through that tree almost every time.  Sometimes it does not work.  Suck it up and move on when it doesn't.

    I can add other holes to that list ... BP2, Oly1 and 10 come to mind.

    Tom.

  • pdb1
    22,500 Posts
    Thu, Jul 29 2021 4:05 PM

      Full backspin will decrease your chances of hitting any tree . By how much ? IDK . But it is a considerable amount .

  • Cicero733
    1,116 Posts
    Fri, Jul 30 2021 10:39 AM

    You can also hit a draw around both trees. Works well especially at BPB #2.

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