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Watching highlights of Holmes' round of 60 today, he hit 9 iron from 224 (flier lie) to 10 feet. Faldo climaxed while talking about it. Strange, and yet entertaining.

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OMFG...are you serious? 9 iron from 224???? i didnt see that, it doesnt seem real.

Yes, my friend, quite real. It was a flier lie, he only needed to carry it about 185-190 to catch a little slope. Remember, the "v" type grooves they are playing with now brought the flier back into play.

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So 190 to carry, how far does he normally hit a 9, 160? If 160, than a flyer lie with the new grooves accounts for 20% more distance?

Was the wind behind him?
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I saw that,was on a par 5,hit his driver 370 and then the 224 9 iron to within 10 feet for eagle.Missed the eagle though.

370 yard drive followed by a 224 9 iron followed by a missed 10 foot putt?

ANTI CLIMAX Did he have the ball 6 feet back in his stance for that 9 iron? That's crazy
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