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    Anti-slice tees

    Someone on our course today was using these odd looking tees with a plastic extension which wraps around the back of the ball. You are expected to hit the ball through the plastic and this will stop the slice, or so it is suggested.
    Has anyone any knowledge of this device? Is it legal?
    The plastic breaks off easily which is why I was able to see one.

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    *dials the number... "come on..." "Anti slice tee shop" "yeah... can I order 20 boxes please" "20?" "thats right 20 boxes"... awaits delivery and life without the dreaded slice*
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    A gallon of snake oil for the gentleman with the anti-slice tees please!

    Oh, and a left handed screwdriver!
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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    I had to laugh at the title of this post, alone.

    TWm, to answer your question, no they do not conform!

    Here's the definition of a "Tee" from the rules;-

    A "tee" is a device designed to raise the ball off the ground. It must not be longer than 4 inches (101.6 mm) and it must not be designed or manufactured in such a way that it could indicate the line of play or influence the movement of the ball.

    Result is disqualification for use of a non-conforming tee. Rule 11-1

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    I had to laugh at the title of this post, alone.

    TWm, to answer your question, no they do not conform!

    Here's the definition of a "Tee" from the rules;-

    A "tee" is a device designed to raise the ball off the ground. It must not be longer than 4 inches (101.6 mm) and it must not be designed or manufactured in such a way that it could indicate the line of play or influence the movement of the ball.

    Result is disqualification for use of a non-conforming tee. Rule 11-1
    Should be "Result is an eternity of piss-taking by your golf partners"

    Anti-slice tees, next they'll be trying to sell you a putter that sticks into your belly! Oh................
    What's in the bag

    Callaway FT-iQ. 10 deg regular
    TM TP Rescue, voodoo stiff, 19 deg
    TM R9 TP 3-PW Stiff
    Titleist Vokey Gap Wedge 50 deg
    TM Z Groove Smoke Wedge 54 & 58 Deg
    YES! Valerie
    TP Black

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    You're right, Steve. Disqualification is the easy way out, though.

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    anti slice tee's . . . .now i have heard everything. Can you get tee's which make you hit a 315 yard draw ?
    H/cap 6.7,

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    I had to laugh at the title of this post, alone.

    TWm, to answer your question, no they do not conform!

    Here's the definition of a "Tee" from the rules;-

    A "tee" is a device designed to raise the ball off the ground. It must not be longer than 4 inches (101.6 mm) and it must not be designed or manufactured in such a way that it could indicate the line of play or influence the movement of the ball.

    Result is disqualification for use of a non-conforming tee. Rule 11-1
    does that not make brush tee's ilegal? they affect the flight of the ball by giving less friction(the opposite of the above mentioned tee's)to give more length. I should put allegedly give more distance.

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    Geronimo, I think the point of the brush tees is that they're NOT meant to influence the flight of the ball!

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    Re: Anti-slice tees

    I fancy the hole in one tees
    Ping G15 10.5 Aldila Serrano
    Ping G15 15.5 Aldila Serrano
    King Cobra DWS 20
    Ping I15 irons 4 - PW AWT regular
    Ping Tour-W 50, 54 & 58 AWT regular
    Sabertooth 33"
    Srixon Z-Star

    Ogio Grom 2009/Sun Mountain C-103

    GoKart

    www.Roundhaygc.com

    I miss the hole, I miss the hole, I miss the hole, I hole it.

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