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Golf Channel’s New Show “Shotmakers”


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#61 HiSpeed48

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:59 AM

View Postgreen.tea, on 09 April 2018 - 08:50 AM, said:

But could it be worse than that speed golf show they tried? Yikes

I completely forgot about that disaster. After filming they should've tossed that show in the bin and saved face.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 10:03 AM

View Postirvtrain, on 20 March 2018 - 07:17 PM, said:

Will they be using the "top golf" balls? Those balls fly really weird.

This is exactly what I just said to my buddy...I haven't been to a TG in years, but when we used to go (Springfield, VA) - those balls absolutely sucked...maybe they improved them?
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 10:21 AM

This show looks like a disaster.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 01:14 PM

I enjoyed the The Hank Haney Project and Big Break very much, I would love to see either of these come back. I have a feeling I'm not going to like this show at all.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 03:52 PM

I'll be tuning in.  I may be in the minority but I actually kind of like a lot of golf channels reality/contest shows (Outside of Altered Course, that was awful).  I'd rather watch these shows than another golf central or morning drive.  Really wish they'd bring back Big Break.


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Posted 09 April 2018 - 04:39 PM

Ill give it a shot. Its better than watching a Shia LaBeouf movie for 4 hours straight on a Monday night

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:20 PM

View PostShowtime9, on 09 April 2018 - 04:39 PM, said:

Ill give it a shot. Its better than watching a Shia LaBeouf movie for 4 hours straight on a Monday night

I'll try to save everyone some time.  I gave it a shot, I lasted 20 minutes.  Unfortunately, it's bad, really bad. Forced dialogue between teammates, secret handshakes, poor golf swings and shots, etc.

Bring back Big Break!!!!

Edit: A ball just bounced out of the target, at least this is relatable for anyone who has been to Top Golf!

Edited by canthitathreewood, 09 April 2018 - 08:22 PM.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:24 PM

Not much shot making so far. Everyone is just trying to hit the trench at the end of the range.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:29 PM

Agreed, it’s awful. Better format would be just have regular people apply for the show through local qualifiers at your local Top Golf and then advance to the Big Show for $. The shots should be decided for you not by you, this going for the trench they’re doing now takes almost all the finesse out of shot making and therefore not very interesting.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:40 PM

This is really terrible. And apparently there's no average looking women that were good enough to get there lol. I'm not mad at it but I imagine it won't go over well.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:45 PM

View Postsupashu, on 09 April 2018 - 08:40 PM, said:

This is really terrible. And apparently there's no average looking women that were good enough to get there lol. I'm not mad at it but I imagine it won't go over well.

If you are saying the women are above average, I'll turn over from The Voice.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:48 PM

View PostHawkeye77, on 09 April 2018 - 08:45 PM, said:

View Postsupashu, on 09 April 2018 - 08:40 PM, said:

This is really terrible. And apparently there's no average looking women that were good enough to get there lol. I'm not mad at it but I imagine it won't go over well.

If you are saying the women are above average, I'll turn over from The Voice.
Most are well above average. The only reason I'm still watching. Some guy just hit one off the hosel with a 4 iron into the side fence so I'm obviously not watching for the "shotmaking".

Edited by supashu, 09 April 2018 - 08:48 PM.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:48 PM

Is it just me or is the crowd way too into this?

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:53 PM

Not that I'm surprised...this show is so bad...I'd rather watch Rich Lerner ramble on for a hour. :taunt:
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 08:55 PM

View Postjd502, on 09 April 2018 - 08:48 PM, said:

Is it just me or is the crowd way too into this?
They are working hard for their minimum wage compensation.


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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:14 PM

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:19 PM

Whoever came up with the format for this show wasn’t very creative. This is the most vanilla thing I’ve ever seen. I love golf, and this is borderline unwatchable. Lot of poor shots for some players who claim a lot of accomplishments.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:22 PM

This is worse than watching bowling on TV.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:38 PM

This is the worst show I have ever seen in my life.......the only redeeming quality is the slightly attractive girls.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:39 PM

I’m rooting for the fake blond chick and her partner.  Oh wait, that’s almost all of them.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:42 PM

This is...awful. Painful. Stupid.
And the previous poster who was ragging on the Cruikshanks, now I understand. Ugh.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:42 PM

i wonder how they got all those people in the audience.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:45 PM

That Tania Tare does some amazing trick shots. Check her IG.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:46 PM

I like Kenzie a little better.......

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:48 PM

View PostHot Rod 71, on 09 April 2018 - 09:22 PM, said:

This is worse than watching bowling on TV.

I decided to give it a try.  It is exactly what I thought it would be.  An utter disaster and painfully boring.

Watching a mish mash of Semi famous people randomly paired with unknowns hit balls at top golf will never, ever be done again by these eyes.  

It’s basically an extended commercial adviertisement for Topgolf thinly veiled as a TV show.

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:48 PM

View PostHot Rod 71, on 09 April 2018 - 09:22 PM, said:

This is worse than watching bowling on TV.

Hey now, a local bowling show hosted by a broadcasting legend passed for entertainment on central Iowa Sunday mornings many moons ago.

Okay, that may not counter your point.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:48 PM

I was looking forward to it. Something new to watch and I'm odd like that :) but the format needs work, may be the next few episodes the rules will mix it up.
They shouldn't get to call their shots. Just swing for the fences and go for the trench.
Good looking women so they at least got that going for them

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:49 PM

In the elimination, Victoria Lovelady hit a drive that only reached the front of the white target that's 185 yards out?
They are also 4 platforms up....40 ft up?.....so if I guess correctly she CRUSHED a driver that would carry 170-175 yards without an elevated tee?

I think Revolution Golf just signed up another golfer for their $99 subscription? :taunt:

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:50 PM

View PostShowtime9, on 09 April 2018 - 04:39 PM, said:

Its better than watching a Shia LaBeouf movie for 4 hours straight on a Monday night
Turns out you are incorrect!   I’ll take The Greatest Game Ever Played, Holes, and even that horrible Indiana Jones movie over this every day.
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Posted 09 April 2018 - 09:52 PM

View Postfalken19150, on 09 April 2018 - 09:46 PM, said:

I like Kenzie a little better.......

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