PGA Tour 2K21 Official RaceOnOz Society

Discussion in 'Community Events' started by JonoStan96, Oct 17, 2021.

  1. Telum

    Telum Rookie Gold Member

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    thanks for the add. I've had a crack and already thrown my controller / club through a window but that's a sign of a good golf game
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  2. Matthyus

    Matthyus GTLOZ Results Steward Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    I agree
  3. JonoStan96

    JonoStan96 World Champion Gold Member Super ROOZ

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    Had a few Elpresador rage moments in this round, onto a good course now next…

    Oh, and big announcement coming at 6pm :)
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  4. CaptainRisky21

    CaptainRisky21 Professional Gold Member

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    Hi i'm back playing golf
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  5. JonoStan96

    JonoStan96 World Champion Gold Member Super ROOZ

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  6. JonoStan96

    JonoStan96 World Champion Gold Member Super ROOZ

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    Victorian PGA Championship
    Nov 25 - Dec 1
    Course: Peninsula KIngswood Country Golf Club

    Par: 72
    Rounds: 4

    The first visit on the Australasian Leg takes us to Peninsula Kingswood, located in Frankston, Melbourne. Also known as the Sandbelt region. These courses are famous for their expansive bunkering, fast greens and spectacular sculpting, and the North Course at Peninsula Kingswood is no exception. First established in 1967 and merged in 2013, this course will test your skills from tee to green, with twists and turns at every hole. This course might be short, but you will be punished if your approach shots are inaccurate. Overall, this course is a welcome sight to those reeling from Thieves Landing.
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  7. Xtr3meNZer

    Xtr3meNZer Professional Gold Member

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    I would join in more often, but I need to up my game to be able to be competitive. Sometimes I can nail some shots, then others it's way off, and I think it's in regards to the way it doesn't help choose clubs for you in regards to being off the fairway (say you're on a slight hill and in the rough, it doesn't give you the right suggestion for the club), and I don't know golf enough to know which club etc I should be using.

    I am however, playing the PGA Tour often, and I am getting better at getting the shots semi straight (playing the base pro-a, setting), and about 1/3 of the time getting the putts in the right spot before doing the putting line 'cheat' to check my guess.

    So once I'm actually a bit more practiced and such, then I will properly give this a go lol. When it was throwing my balls off all over the place and I wasn't getting my shots that I thought should be happening, I was very disheartened and gave up on it, hence why I haven't come back to it lol. And I know it's because I need to up my game.
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  8. Beats143

    Beats143 Team Driver Gold Member

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    Makes sense if your a non golfer. Couple of tips
    If you’re in the heavy rough you may need to hit 2 or 3 clubs stronger to get the distance you need. Say it’s giving you an 8 iron you might need to hit a 6 or 5 iron. If it says in the top right corner heavy rough 70-80% that means when you move the landing circle it will go about that distance less than where the circle is, so in this instance you would need to have the circle past the back of the green and it will go about 80% of that and therefore hopefully land on the green.
    Sometimes in heavy rough you are better to just get it back on the fairway especially for your second shot on a par 4 for example to avoid heavy rough to heavy rough or into a bunker
    Tip 2 if your right handed
    If the ground below your feet is slopping down horizontally left to right the ball will go right as soon as you hit it so aim further left to compensate. Opposite for the other way
    Trial and error is the only way to work this out. Hope this helps a bit. Good luck. I am happy to have a game with you and chat while we play to be your caddy and advise along the way. Just let me know
  9. Xtr3meNZer

    Xtr3meNZer Professional Gold Member

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    Some excellent tips thank you! I will definitely take that onboard next time I'm having a whack :) Greatly appreciated as it now makes a bit more sense to me.
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  10. Beats143

    Beats143 Team Driver Gold Member

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    Something else that I thought of is when your playing PGA tour for example, that will be at the settings you have set. When you play in the ROOZ tournaments you play at the settings Jono has it set at and these could be different to what you are used to.
    @JonoStan96 would you be able to post the current settings you have set for the tournament’s. it has changed since the last time you did It. That might help some people out. Cheers
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  11. Matthyus

    Matthyus GTLOZ Results Steward Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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  12. Beats143

    Beats143 Team Driver Gold Member

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    Yes, combined with green speed it was a true challenge to us mere mortals. To some it was nothing. I tried to show respect to the course but it gave nothing back except a build up of pressure as the round went on. Missed about 6 putts by a centimetre :(:(
  13. Matthyus

    Matthyus GTLOZ Results Steward Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    Only 6...
    Sand actually became a safe haven, as it stopped the ball going wayward...
    I was doing OK, sitting at -4 at the start of the 3rd round, but faulted at the tail end of round 3 and dropped to E.
    Now I have an uphill battle to reclaim some confidence for the final round.