## Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

The picture doesn't do it justice, but here's a fun one:

http://www.playdg.com/courses/?s=MN&c=plymouthcreek&h=8

Keep in mind it slopes twards a creek and the ground is mostly hard packed dirt so it's easy to get skips and rolls. It's also worth noting that the basket isn't right around the corner like the picture makes it seem. You still have a solid approach shot (again with water on your left) once you get to that corner.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

Since this looks like a multi-shot hole, can you give some distances for various shots?
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

How far to the initial group of trees in the fairway?

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To me from the pic it looks like i'd throw a mid range off the tee to avoid any bad kicks down that hill toward the creek. Or a teebird depending on the distace i need to go after those trees before making an upshot (nice and low with a little skip up/right).
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

Furthur wrote:Since this looks like a multi-shot hole, can you give some distances for various shots?
I'll defer to a local with better distance estimating skills than I for that.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

It looks like a Roc off the tee to me. Then probably another Roc, maybe a Leopard depending on distances. It definitely looks like accuracy and not tailing off are at a premium here.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

ferretdance03 wrote:It looks like a Roc off the tee to me. Then probably another Roc, maybe a Leopard depending on distances. It definitely looks like accuracy and not tailing off are at a premium here.

I'd probably go with a Roc off the tee as well to make it through the 1st group of trees. What I wanted to know is whether you can drive the pin on your second shot, or if you should throw another controlled midrange.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

garublador wrote:The picture doesn't do it justice, but here's a fun one:

http://www.playdg.com/courses/?s=MN&c=plymouthcreek&h=8

Keep in mind it slopes twards a creek and the ground is mostly hard packed dirt so it's easy to get skips and rolls. It's also worth noting that the basket isn't right around the corner like the picture makes it seem. You still have a solid approach shot (again with water on your left) once you get to that corner.

Taking the slope of the fairway into consideration I'm pretty sure i'd throw forehand off of the tee. Then probably a turnover mid or fairway driver (depending on the length) for the second shot. Tough looking hole!

btw - i was checking out the rest of the course tour, looks like a fun course.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

lots of lefty friendly holes on here. This one is easier for a lefty as well.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

Depending on how far that group of trees is, I'd throw a RHBH roller with my trashed teebird. Make it touch down right before that cluster, and roll through. Given the left slope, the roller will finish right and keep me safe. If that group of trees is too close to roll through, I'd just finesse it with a beat roc. Or maybe try a big thumber and hopefully not get any funny skips.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

banzai7 wrote:Depending on how far that group of trees is, I'd throw a RHBH roller with my trashed teebird. Make it touch down right before that cluster, and roll through. Given the left slope, the roller will finish right and keep me safe. If that group of trees is too close to roll through, I'd just finesse it with a beat roc. Or maybe try a big thumber and hopefully not get any funny skips.

I think a roller there is begging for trouble.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

TeamTollandDG wrote:
banzai7 wrote:Depending on how far that group of trees is, I'd throw a RHBH roller with my trashed teebird. Make it touch down right before that cluster, and roll through. Given the left slope, the roller will finish right and keep me safe. If that group of trees is too close to roll through, I'd just finesse it with a beat roc. Or maybe try a big thumber and hopefully not get any funny skips.

I think a roller there is begging for trouble.

Yeah, probably.
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

banzai7 wrote:
TeamTollandDG wrote:
banzai7 wrote:Depending on how far that group of trees is, I'd throw a RHBH roller with my trashed teebird. Make it touch down right before that cluster, and roll through. Given the left slope, the roller will finish right and keep me safe. If that group of trees is too close to roll through, I'd just finesse it with a beat roc. Or maybe try a big thumber and hopefully not get any funny skips.

I think a roller there is begging for trouble.

Yeah, probably.

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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

TeamTollandDG wrote:lots of lefty friendly holes on here. This one is easier for a lefty as well.

Really it true or not... any more ideas
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### Re: Decision Making on the Tee or the Lie

jackyandrew wrote:
TeamTollandDG wrote:lots of lefty friendly holes on here. This one is easier for a lefty as well.

Really it true or not... any more ideas

Roc or Pain through the gap and then Roc or Pain again. Depending on how close that first cluster is though I may throw a TeeBird or my River and finish the way with my putter for approach.
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