Missed reads: bunker/intentionally fat shots?

burnabao
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Missed reads: bunker/intentionally fat shots?

Postby burnabao » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:40 am

Are any other SkyTrak users experiencing this? When in a greenside bunker with a steep face, you obviously want to get plenty of height but not too much forward carry. In real life you'd hit behind the ball, take a bit more sand, swing hard and hey presto, up pops the ball. Whenever I try to do this on JNPG my SkyTrak simply misses the shot. The only way I can get it to register is by catching the ball first but then I either don't get the necessary launch angle to escape or, in order to get it, end up flying the green. I can blow up entire rounds like this and it's doing my head in!

I also noticed it when a friend of mine came round to play and he regularly hits mat-then-ball - it took him forever to get his chips to read despite rearming the unit, having the ball logo facing camera etc..

Interestingly it doesn't seem to happen when hitting a full shot fat from the tee/fairway. Must be something to do with the short game mode, maybe? For what it's worth, I am using a CCE mat.

Trip
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Re: Missed reads: bunker/intentionally fat shots?

Postby Trip » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:01 am

Skytrak definitely has trouble with very high launch angle shots. If you're in a pot bunker it can be a pest.


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