Every 2 weeks the Golden Shot event hosts in Golf Clash and you can win some nice prizes there (for free) – the problem is, you only have one free shot and from there on you will need to pay real money for additional shots.
Even though the prizes are nice, you can potentially miss a shot and throw money out of the window so I thought I will write you this guide to help you out making the most out of the Golden Shot (no matter if you pay for additional takes or you only use your one free hit).
I will update every new Golden Shot with detailed instructions on how to aim your shots and how the spin setup should look like so you can get the most out of your Golden Shot 🙂
Golden Shot Text Guides
Golden Shot Guide (Normal) – Gokasho Bay (November 2nd, 2020)
We actually had this hole in Golden Shot like 2 months ago and it’s a fairly easy one (compared to what the Hard One is this time).
Aiming is quite easy here, all you need to do is to aim directly towards the pin and make the inside of the white ring with your Golden Long Iron touch the border of the rough as shown in the image 🙂
The spin is also fairly straightforward here and I have, as always, a graph for you where you can see how to set up the spin now. Important, do not add spin BEFORE you set your landing position as shown above!
You only need to counter the wind a little bit here so it’s not complicated.
Golden Shot Guide (Hard) – The Milano Edition (November 2nd, 2020)
This is actually a tricky hole as Golden Shot hole because we don’t have a clear line towards the pin here.
You need to make sure to start off with complete max distance and keep the left side of the red ring by the rough on the left.
This point is not as easy to find and there’s no second marker here that can help you but it’s the hard mode Golden Shot, you can’t expect it to be easy, right? 😉
When it comes to spin, you don’t need much sidespin in case of tail wind.
With headwind, you can keep the left sidespin fixed at 2 bars so no difficult surprises here. You don’t need to add any curl to your shot!
When it comes to wind, you will also need to over adjust 10% and this is the important part of hitting a “Good Shot”!
What’s The Golden Shot All About
Basically you will have to prove that you’re able to land a great shot with just a little preparation on point, so you have to use clubs that you normally won’t use (the Golden Clubs) and you will have to fight some rough conditions with win between 5 and 8.
Still, landing here is possible with the right strategy and this is what I’m going to show you now 🙂
Prepare For The Golden Shot
In my opinion success in the Golden Shot is pretty much staying focused and calm while knowing what you do.
Remember, you only have 30 seconds to execute your shot so you don’t want to waste much time and do everything you need to do BEFORE you start the Golden Shot!
When looking at your clubs, you will very likely want to use the Golden Long Iron for the shot and you have the stats there to prepare your shot – you don’t know the exact conditions but you know that you will have to counter some heavy wind and that’s the first step.
To help you out here’s already how many rings you will need to adjust
|Club||Ring(s) Per 1.0 Wind To Move|
|Golden Short Iron||0.7|
|Golden Long Iron||0.6|
*Please mind I rounded these numbers for easier use*
This table means, if you use the Long Iron and have wind force 6.0, you will need to move your marker 6*0.6=3.6 rings.
If you don’t know how adjusting the wind works, please refer to my wind chart guide that will tell you how to adjust any wind here.
So, having that number in mind is helping a lot because you only need to multiply that with the wind you will have to land the ball in the rings for your Golden Chest.
Execute The Golden Shot
Now you want to be quick! You want to adjust the wind as fast as possible because you will need to hit the perfect shot to score and you really don’t want to need to hurry at that point.
Use the above number to adjust the rings (multiply it with the wind strength and move your rings against the direction of the wind.
Also, I always add some backspin (1 bar) to my ball before hitting, this help landing it calm in the flat.
Now it’s time to hit the ball…
I prefer the method where I get into the rhytm of the ticker (I described it here more in detail here) but it’s up to you – in the end try to do your best to actually hit the perfect shot, I can’t say that often enough.
Pay For More Shots?
Well, rewards are very nice but in the end they’re random like any other chest is so I personally don’t like to spend any real-world dineros for some additinal shots (also because one shot costs about one dollar) – I stick to my free shot.
Also don’t think it gets easier when you do multiple shots… the wind will change so you can’t “trial and error” yourself to the best chest, you will need to do all of this over and over again with each shot and potentially even miss it and flushed money down the toilet 😉