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Chamblee’s “Greatest Shot Ever Hit”


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#1 Holy Moses

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 05:39 PM

Brandel said DJ’s 433 yard drive on the par 4 12th that ended inches from the hole yesterday was the “great shot ever hit on the PGA Tour.” DJ’s drive was downhill and downwind and it didn’t even go in the hole. It also didn’t help win a major or a significant tournament.

Brandel on Twitter listed his other favorite shots and every single one of them was better than DJ’s drive. http://www.golfchann...t-ever-hit-game

Brandel - nice hair, cute wife, but you’re completely wrong.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 05:49 PM

Well nice hair anyway.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 05:53 PM

Man thats dumb.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:01 PM

If he says something critical, people get all worked up.  If he compliments something, people get worked up.  It’s almost like he can’t win.

It’s a pretty amazing shot, but I’d never pick a drive, or any teed up shot, as the best ever.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:07 PM

I am guessing he will reorganize this list in the near future. Even great golf historians get caught up in the moment sometimes and that appears to be the case here.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:08 PM

 golfgirlrobin, on 08 January 2018 - 06:01 PM, said:

If he says something critical, people get all worked up.  If he compliments something, people get worked up.  It’s almost like he can’t win.

It’s a pretty amazing shot, but I’d never pick a drive, or any teed up shot, as the best ever.

If Brandel always agreed with me, he’d win every time
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:09 PM

Brandel is too pretty to be taken seriously.  Just ignore him.  On the other hand, he is paid to give his commentary.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:09 PM

Dude's entitled to his opinion.  It's all good.

I'd love to see an "in his prime" Norman engage with DJ in a drive-off .  How cool would that be?

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:34 PM

Oh Brandel

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:37 PM

Everyone stop what you are doing - someone on the internet is WRONG!


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:39 PM

For me hands down Tiger's approach out of the bunker at the 2002 PGA championship.

Approach shot with the ball below his feet in the bunker and him perched above it with his feet in the lip. Hits it hard with a huge hook to ~10 feet.

I don't think anybody else would have attempted that shot, let alone pulled it off.

https://www.youtube....h?v=UyFGyZTS--w

About 6:01 onwards in that video.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:54 PM

The stupidest thing ever said in the history of sports ; )

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:00 PM

Nicklaus - One iron into the monster wind at Pebble number 17 for the Open. Hit pin and stopped 1-2 inches away.   Can't remember the exact yardage but maybe 170 or so. And a 1 iron...

Second place - tie.  Bubba and his hook approach for the Masters playoff and Jerry Pate hitting it to a foot or so from the rough to win the US Open. I should have added Pavin's four wood in the US Open but IIRC he missed the 5 footer.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:13 PM

Man, the BEST shot ever hit? Was it pivotal in any way? Did it change the direction of his round? Dude won by 8 shots. It wasn't under playoff pressure, wasn't a major, wasn't the final hole, DJ hit a downwind downhill drive into a freaking funnel of a fairway and the ball didn't even go in.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:36 PM

 bscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 06:54 PM, said:

The stupidest thing ever said in the history of sports ; )

To be fair, that statement faces pretty stiff competition from some of his other utterances e.g. the best putters hit down on the ball.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:42 PM

16 at Augusta in 75...
With weiskopf and Miller on the tee box seemingly in control, this was beyond awesome
Miller looked at weiskopf and said “Jack!”
To which weiskopf replied, “Jack”



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:45 PM

I think I’d rather listen to Lavar Ball than Brandel Chamblee....


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:46 PM

I’ll just leave this here...

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:47 PM

It's not even the best shot ever hit in the state of Hawaii.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 07:53 PM

 Scotty1140, on 08 January 2018 - 07:45 PM, said:

I think I’d rather listen to Lavar Ball than Brandel Chamblee....

/thread

Think brandl is inhaling too many hairspray fumes.

Wait!

Im gonna be eating the "greatest sausage n peppers in the history of mankind"

Actually, my "boss" making it so could be true ; )

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:02 PM

Maybe if it went in it could be in the top ten.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:03 PM

 fillwelix, on 08 January 2018 - 07:13 PM, said:

Man, the BEST shot ever hit? Was it pivotal in any way? Did it change the direction of his round? Dude won by 8 shots. It wasn't under playoff pressure, wasn't a major, wasn't the final hole, DJ hit a downwind downhill drive into a freaking funnel of a fairway and the ball didn't even go in.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:39 PM

I love these “greatest shot ever” threads. They just go around in circles with everyone citing their favorite golf shot.

Let’s face it, there are about a million “greatest golf shots” out there

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:46 PM

The greatest shot ever hit when combining difficulty, importance to history, and importance to the man that hit the shot, is EASILY Mize chipping in to win a green jacket. LIFE changing for Mize. Importance of winning a major. Keeping Norman from a green jacket. And that chip was incredible.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:15 PM

Please.  Brandel ... I actually like most of what you say. But this is bogus.    Sooooo many better shots.   Tiger alone has around 50 better.  Shot in the dark to name one.     Lol.  ( yea I said it ).    Jacks 1 Iron.   Hell I’d even rank DJs drive over the pond against Spieth as being better because it won something.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:17 PM

 bladehunter, on 08 January 2018 - 10:15 PM, said:

Please.  Brandel ... I actually like most of what you say. But this is bogus.    Sooooo many better shots.   Tiger alone has around 50 better.  Shot in the dark to name one.     Lol.  ( yea I said it ).    Jacks 1 Iron.   Hell I’d even rank DJs drive over the pond against Spieth as being better because it won something.

It’s not even the best drive on a par 4 either. Andrew Magee’s is.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:28 PM

Beterrn DJ

Bettern DJ!



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:30 PM

It’s not even the best drive DJ has ever hit. I’ll take the drive he hit on the 18th hole at the US Open two years ago over yesterday’s tee shot. Don’t get me wrong. His tee shot yesterday was crushed and fun to watch but not a greatest ever shot.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:40 PM

 EricWGolf, on 08 January 2018 - 07:46 PM, said:

I’ll just leave this here...

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:53 PM

 Scotty1140, on 08 January 2018 - 07:45 PM, said:

I think I’d rather listen to Lavar Ball than Brandel Chamblee....


Said absolutely no one ever....


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