Lessons From Chambers Bay: Downhill Par 3

How to play Chamber's par 3 9th hole that has a 100-foot drop.

Released on 6/19/2015

Credits

Starring: Debbie Doniger
Editor: Stephen Barrante

Transcript

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How cool is this par three? I am on number nine at
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Chambers Bay with a 100 foot drop.
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I almost feel like I'm at the very top of a mountain.
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Where you can't miss this shot is over to the right,
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but the wild thing about this par three is,
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you can hit it to the left and it'll move all the way
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to that pin almost 100 feet. I also have something else
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to deal with on this hole though,
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and that's the wind in my face.
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So, to play a shot that stays lower into the wind,
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a few simple tips.
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You play the ball middle to back, favor your left side,
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which leans the shaft forwards, and take a nice,
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easy three quarter swing.
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How cool is this hole? We're dealing with a 100 foot drop,
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I've aimed way left, and I still have a chance for a birdie.
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