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Friday
Feb222013

Video: Scott Piercy's 228-Yard Eagle Hole-Out

I'm not sure what's most shocking about Scotty Piercy holing out a 228-yard eagle approach shot on the par-4 5th hole during his WGC Accenture match against Luke Donald.

That a PGA Tour player had that distance into a par-4 or that Dove Mountain has a par-4 measuing 536 yards. I know, I know, altitude. 

Either way, a pretty nifty shot:

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Reader Comments (11)

Boy, were those announcers excited! No wonder it's hard to grow this game. These guys can't even grow their blood pressure with a 228 yard eagle.
02.22.2013 | Unregistered Commentertlavin
You're right about the call tlavin.
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJim S
228 yards. After watching CHIII and Tiger hit it next to the stick with 8-iron yesterday on a 189-yard Par 3 into a light wind, I'm guessing that 228 yards would be an easy 6-iron.

One reason for low excitement on the commentary; isn't that a perfect example of a tape replay, in which the assistant director is saying into everybody's headset, "Scott Piercy just holed out from 228 for an eagle at five... Let's get that tape ready after this next shot in the Donald match... Tape ready? Okay, roll tape..."
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChuck
I had been DVRing, and then got to cut it on and that was the first shot I saw, and I told my wife--that was a LONG shot!; I didn't know which hole, who it was, or what shot, but I said it was well over 170 yards-- then I backed it up and heard ''the call'', and mine was better...:)
The sweet delivery of Ewan Murray is drawing complaints?

Americans!

I guess they would prefer Charlie Crymer jumping around like some zoo animal when someone holes out.
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAbu Dhabi Golfer
all five people in the gallery sounded excited
02.22.2013 | Unregistered Commentergreg c
For such a tiny crowd there are a few making a TON of noise! The Sky Sports feed is catching a lot of crowd chatter/commentary on a hole or two -- clearly the adult beverages are close by and in plentiful supply...
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
DTF-as they should be
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy
Wouldn't you drink a lot too if you had to go watch golf at some soul-free place in the middle of nowhere?
02.22.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDavidC
Tell me why it is a ''soul free place''.

I am seriously asking.

What is you specific poblem(s) with this golf course?

It looks great, and the greens are no longer whack. Good shots ave been rewarded for what I have seen.

So, I would really like to have some answers as to what is the problem, instead of some name calling diss. And?
All these people in the game are sounded motivation.
03.25.2013 | Unregistered CommenterGolf Review

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