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Royal Birkdale

Postby Polslad » January 11th, 2015, 9:36 am

Must be mad but I've started the next one.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby SteveHorn » January 11th, 2015, 10:06 am

David! Thought you were doing Shinnacock Hills,but happy to see you are doing Royal Birkdale.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby Polslad » January 12th, 2015, 4:24 am

Thought I's start Birkdale.
Brian is doing the Shinnecock plot, same as Fishers Island.
Idle hands and all that.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby ADC » January 12th, 2015, 7:38 pm

I look forward to this one. A lot.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby Polslad » March 15th, 2015, 11:28 am

All elevations finished, moved to play test stage now.
2 things jumping out at me:
1. All my approach shots to greens eem to be playing uphill, which I know isn't the case as the landplot is flat.
2. Not sure if I like the look of the bunkering.
They look too big, and have really sharpe edges, just dont look realistic.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby Polslad » March 15th, 2015, 11:28 am

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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby SteveHorn » March 16th, 2015, 10:51 am

David! Not sure how Royal Birkdale is, but I do know most true links course's have only a few uphill approach shots and ussually not very much uphill. Shinnecock Hills is one of the exceptions of the flat layout. Bunkers are a tad to sharp on the lip but not sure what is the proper fix. Might try a hugh circle around a grouping of bunkers and smooth once on minimun setting. If it doesn't turn out good then hit the undo button and save each time before trying a fix.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby Polslad » March 27th, 2015, 2:48 pm

Here's how it looks another week on.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby SteveHorn » March 27th, 2015, 6:47 pm

Looks like its coming along quite nicely. Keep up the good work.
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Re: Royal Birkdale

Postby Pyecraft » March 28th, 2015, 5:25 am

Echo that Steve, just look at all that detail - multiple tee boxes, cartpaths, bunkers, etc. And all accurate I'm betting, very impressive.
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