Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters achievements

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters

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Pin Collector in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters

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This is a rare achievementEarn All Pins

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Achievement Guide for Pin Collector

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Achievement won on 17 Apr 11
TA Score for this game: 2,572
Posted on 07 April 11 at 08:49, Edited on 25 May 11 at 16:33
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Please Note: This guide is somewhat incomplete. If there is anything I may have missed, please feel free to let me know in comments. Thanks.

Second Note: You can earn an achievement by placing 3 earned pins on your bag tag. You can do this in the Pin Awards area.

You must collect all of the pins in your career, all of which can be found by going to Road to the Masters -> My Career -> Pin Awards

1. Drive Bomber - 350+ yards from the tee, land on fairway, green, fringe or in cup..

This can be accomplished easily on St. Andrews course with winds set to Windy. Make sure that the wind is at your back, or else this won't work. The best hole to do this on is hole 4, since the wind usually is at your back. When teeing off, power up as best you can, and make sure you land it on the fairway. St. Andrews fairways are fairly large and hard to miss, so it shouldn't be too much of a problem.
2. First Birdie - Get the first Birdie of your career.

This one isn't too hard. All you have to do is sink the ball in one under par. This can easily be done on the Augusta Par 3 course if you want to get it out of the way.
3. First Eagle - Get the first Eagle of your career.

This is a bit tougher than getting a birdie, but it's not that hard either. This requires you to sink the ball in two under par. This is most easily done on the par 5's of either St. Andrews or Melbourne, as they seem to be the shortest of any of the courses in the game. Just make sure you land the ball on the green and close to the cup on your second shot.
4. First Ace - Get the first Ace of your career.

This one is hard. This requires you to sink the ball from the tee in one shot (no hazards). The easiest way to do this is to set up a game on the Augusta Par 3 course with Members tees, calm winds, and sunny skies. The easiest holes to sink are 1, 2, 3 and 9. It will take some time, but eventually you will get dialed in, and may sink a few in one round.
5. Flagstick Seeker - Hit the flagstick for the first time.

This one takes some patience, and you will most likely get this when making a chip shot or other shot from outside the green. This requires you to hit the flagstick while it is still in the cup. You will know you have hit it when it makes a *clink*.
6. 25 Birdies - Get 25 career Birdies.
7. 50 Birdies - Get 50 career Birdies.
8. 100 Birdies - Get 100 career Birdies.
9. 250 Birdies - Get 250 career Birdies.

These ones you will accumulate over time by sinking your ball in one under par on a hole. Just follow the solution for #2.
10. 10 Eagles - Get 10 career Eagles.
11. 25 Eagles - Get 25 career Eagles.
12. 50 Eagles - Get 50 career Eagles.
13. 100 Eagles - Get 100 career Eagles.

These ones you will accumulate over time by sinking your ball in two under par on a hole. Just follow the solution for #3.
14. 10 Aces - Get 10 career Aces.
15. 25 Aces - Get 25 career Aces.

There is no easy way to do this. At all. The best way, and the way I have got to 14, is by playing the Augusta Par 3 course over and over. Make sure you set the tees to Members, speed to Average, wind to Calm, and weather to Sunny. The easiest holes to Ace are 1, 2, 3 and 9.

Also, TYR I MATT wrote a good guide on getting Ace's

Like many others i chose the par 3 course to try and get the 25 aces. Like previosuly advised i played holes 1,3 and 9. A few things that i found is that most of the time (if you have gold mastery level on the course) the caddie will set you up a shot that will go in, if not very near. If you dont exactly match the correct % needed for the shot then you can get out of the problem by using spin. However, dont go crazy! i found just a few taps of the spin button in the air can have a dramatic difference when the ball lands. Also after playing for a while you start to learn how the greens break so you know which way to spin and by how much. I also changed the clubs in my back to all wedges by going to My Golfer -> In the Bag. (you have to remove a few other clubs to do this, i chose 3,4,5 iron as i wouldnt be using them in the round) I also switched back to the EA wedges which have a 99% sweet spot. The reason for this was there were a few occasions early on where i managed to (luckly) match the correct % for a shot only for it to miss because i had slightly miss hit the shot with the analouge stick. With the EA wedges you would really have to miss hit the shot for it to have any effect on the direction.

So in short
1. Dont over do the spin
2. Get all the wedges possible in your bag
3. Change to EA wedges with 99% sweet spot

This method got me 20 Aces in just over an hour
16. 6 Birdie Streak - Get 6 Birdies in a row.
17. 12 Birdie Streak - Get 12 Birdies in a row.
18. 18 Birdie Streak - Get 18 Birdies in a row.

These three require that you accumulate x amount of Birdies or better in a row. The easiest course to complete this on is either Melbourne or St. Andrews in my opinion. Make sure to set the tees on Easy, speed on Average, wind on Calm, and weather on Sunny.
19. Back To Back Eagles - Get 2 Eagles in a row.

Pretty self-explanitory. You must sink two Eagles in a row. The easiest course to do this on is Melbourne as it has a few short Par 4's that you can make the green in one. Make sure you power is at a decent level before attempting this. I'd say anywhere beyond 80% is safe.
20. Eagle Extravaganza - Get 4 Eagles in a round.

Most courses have 4 Par 5 holes. Again, I'd say the easiest course to achieve this is Melbourne, or even East Lake is fairly good. You must get at least 4 Eagles in one round to complete this pin.
21. Eagle Hunt - Eagle every par 5 on 12 courses.

No easy way around this one. You must make an Eagle on EVERY par 5 hole on 12 different courses. You can track which holes you have eagled when before you tee off on a given hole. It will be displayed on the upper right side.
22. Hazard Free Round - No water, bunker, out of bounds or lateral hazards for an entire round.

This is one self-explanitory. You cannot hit your ball into a hazard for an entire round.
23. No Focus - Use no focus during a round.

To earn this one, you are not allowed to use any focus for an entire round. This means no powering up your shot, no putting back/forward spin on the ball mid-flight and no putt preview.
24. Hole Out From Bunker - Hole Out from any bunker on the course.

To complete this pin, you must sink you ball from any bunker on any course. There's no real easy courses to do this on, except maybe #16 on TPC San Antonio as the bunker is in the middle of the green.
25. Up And Down From Bunker - Hit out of the Bunker onto the green and sink the putt.

This requires you to hit out of any bunker on a course onto the green, and then sink your putt. This may be easier on #16 of TPC San Antonio as the bunker is in the middle of the green.
26. Presidents Cup - Start The Presidents Cup

All you have to do for this one is to start the Presidents Cup. Go to the main menu, then Quick Play -> Presidents Cup and follow the screen. Once you have started the game, you will get the pin. Now you can either complete it, or just back out of it, but there is an achievement for completing the Presidents Cup.
27. Caddie Book Of Gold - Master 16 Courses.

Please see the solutions for this achievement:
28. Prototype - Unlock the Prototype clubs.

This requires you to unlock the H1 prototype clubs. Each prototype club can be unlocked by unlocking all clubs in their respective sets. To achieve this pin, you must unlock all of the club sets (drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges and putters).
29. Online Competitor - Complete 10 Online Games.

You must play in and complete 10 online games. Note that unranked games DO NOT count towards this total.
30. Online Champ - Win 10 Online Games.

You must play in and win 10 online games. Note that unranked games DO NOT count towards this total.

The easiest way to do this is to have 1 other friend who is willing to take up to 10 losses online. Start up a ranked match and set it to "3 Hole Mini Match". Don't start it yet until your friend is on the Browse Sessions screen. Once there, start the match and tell your friend to join your room. As long as you are fast any many people aren't playing, you're pretty safe and it's fairly easy.
31. First Win - First Career Win.

You will earn this pin when you win your first event on the Road to the Masters.
32. Event Champion - Win 1 PGA Tour Event.
33. Five Time Champion - Win 5 PGA Tour Events.
34. Ten Times A Champ - Win 10 PGA Tour Events.

You will earn these pins as you progress through the PGA Tour in the Road to the Masters. Win the number of PGA Tour events specified for each pin.
35. Back To Back Champion - Win 2 PGA Tour Events in a row.

Self-explanitory. You must win two PGA Tour events back to back to earn this pin.
36. Q-School - Complete Q-School.

This will be unlocked once you have passed Q-School, which you must pass to move on to the PGA Tour. You will also complete this achievement
37. Nationwide Tour - Win a Nationwide Tour Event.

You must win a Nationwide Tour event to earn this pin. Nationwide Tour takes place before Q-School, and is the beginning to your career.
38. US Open Championship - Win the US Open Championship.
39. UK Open - Win the UK Open.
40. EA Sports Championship - Win the EA Sports Championship.
41. Masters Master - Win the Masters Tournament.

To earn these pins, win the corresponding events listed.
42. Delivery Boy - Win the FedExCup.

You must be in #1 spot in the FedEx Cup Leaderboard by the end of the season (FedEx Cup Championship Tournament) to earn this pin.
43. I'm #1 - Reach #1 in the EA Sports Golf Rankings.

You must become #1 in the EA Sports Leaderboard to earn this pin. You will also earn this achievement http://www.trueachievements.com/a148389/on-top-of-the-w....htm
To get to #1, you must win many tournaments and challenge Tiger for his #1 spot. Each tournament you win earns you points that will move you up in the slots. If you win each tournament your first season, you should be at or near (within 5 slots) #1 by the end of the season.
44. Masters Moments - Master all 9 Moments.

This is one pin I am very proud of earning. You must master, not just pass, all 9 Masters Moments. Go to Road to the Masters -> Masters Moments to view and challenge them. I won't even try to explain how to do them. Hopefully someone will post videos soon, and I will link them here when they become available.
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