Posts Tagged ‘Golden Tee backspin’

Master Bite in 2012!

By • Updated: Oct 21st, 2011 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite, Features

No, that’s not a typo — I’m going to give you some advice on using the new spin option of bite with Golden Tee’s 2012 release.  Now that everyone’s hopefully played a few rounds on the 2012 courses, you’ve learned a little how bite works.  This can be incredibly useful on hard-sloping greens and/or with […]



Good situations to use backspin

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Following are some tips on good situations to use backspin in Golden Tee: When the pin is at the front or middle of the green – this means there should be plenty of green behind the pin, so you can land the ball safely towards the middle/back of the green and roll it back towards […]



Bad situations to use backspin

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Following are some tips on bad situations to use backspin in Golden Tee: When the pin is at the back of the green – this means there’s really no room behind the pin, so you’ll probably either land it in the rough behind the green (where it won’t roll back), or you’ll land it by […]



Bad situations to use roll

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Following are some tips on bad situations to use roll in Golden Tee: When you’re driving up or down hill – you’ll want carry on each of these shots, so avoid topspin, which decreases the trajectory. When hitting towards an elevated landing area – roll significantly decreases trajectory in Golden Tee, and although you may […]



Good situations to avoid backspin and roll

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Following are some tips on when to avoid backspin and roll in Golden Tee: When hitting into a green with a front or back pin – it’s best to let the ball land in front of the hole and roll on up towards the pin. When hitting an approach shot into the wind – it’s […]



Good situations to use roll

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Following are some tips on good situations to use roll in Golden Tee: When you’re driving into the wind – this helps keep the trajectory low, so the ball will fight through the wind better. And, the roll will add even more distance once the ball hits the ground. When you’re driving level with the […]



Backspin and roll

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite

Almost as important as learning different shot types using the trackball is learning when and how to use backspin and roll. This section contains important tips to consider towards putting spin on the ball during a round of Golden Tee.



Using backspin unnecessarily in Golden Tee

By • Updated: Sep 19th, 2008 • Category: Backspin, roll and bite, Features

Another problem that afflicts Golden Tee beginners and some amateurs is the overuse of backspin. These guys will take away any chance they have of getting close to a back pin by landing in the middle of the green with backspin, or they will spin a shot back off the front of the green by […]