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CIMB Classic videos - seeing Tiger in the flesh for the first time

Tiger Woods CIMB Classic 2012

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#1 lee36328

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:11 AM

Had a chance to see Tiger in the flesh for the first time when he competed in the CIMB Classic 2012, Brought along my trustee Canon camcorder and made good use of it every chance I got. Followed Tiger for 9 holes until the heat and humidity got too much for me.

Enjoy.

Warming up at the range.





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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:12 AM

And finally, taking out the driver.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:14 AM

Bodyguard had to clear a path for him to cross to the chipping green.



Minutes before tee off, getting a few chips in.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:16 AM

Finally, tee off. A large crowd was already waiting. Apologies for my shaky handheld camcorder work; had just finished running ahead of the crowd.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:16 AM

Hole 2, Tiger sticking it pretty close.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:18 AM

Hole 3, par 5, Tiger's 2nd shot missed the green to the left fringe. Here's Tiger chipping his 3rd shot at the pin.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:20 AM

Hole 4, a camera just next to me clacked loudly as as Tiger took a backswing. So, it would look like he glared straight at me from this angle. Tiger re-loads and fires without further incident.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:22 AM

The only way to get a good spot to view Tiger right from behind the tee is - skip one hole to hole 6 and wait before the surging crowd arrives. Finally managed to get a decent DTL view.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:23 AM

Other competitors at the range included:

Overton.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:24 AM

Newly minted PGA pro Brian Harman. Immaculate swing.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:25 AM

The languid, rhythmic swing of Bill Haas.





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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:27 AM

Charlie Wi. Looks like there are no unnecessary moving parts, hence highly repeatable.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:28 AM

Masters champion Trevor Immelman. Simply immaculate and a joy to behold.



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Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:32 AM

I like how you edited them down to just swings. Well done. Thanks!
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Posted 04 November 2012 - 07:26 AM

nice video's and congrats on finally seeing tiger in person it's an awesome experience to watch arguably the greatest golfer to ever exist.  The DTL video was great and his swing looks immaculate right there, better then I've ever seen in fact.  2013 Season should be interesting.

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 10:36 AM

thanks for all the videos

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 10:49 PM

Stalker?  I'm kidding.  Thanks for sharing!

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 12:52 AM

Luck Stevie wasn't his caddie on that tee shot. Its great seeing pros in person. I got the chance to sit on 18 green at the PGA championship and seeing everybody was amazing.
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Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:00 AM

Beautiful videos, thank you!!

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 09:19 AM

Thanks for all the appreciative comments gentlemen.

Spurred on, here's more.

With the burly bodyguard glaring at the crowd after an initial camera disturbance, absolutely no chance to sneak in a camera for a DTL view on this tee shot. Luckily, I was more than 200 yards away, camcorder on a tripod, getting a face on view instead. Thanks to Canon's zoom feature.



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