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I would like to know how other golfers practice. Personally, I go out 1 - 2 days a week to a local football field to work on my drives, I try to practice my putting at least one day a week and I play about twice a week. I've been playing for 10 months and am generally scoring around par on the two courses I play frequently. I want to keep getting better, any ideas?

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I also go to a football field, but then I will plat "target" golf. I''l make up diff shots and try and throw to a surtain area or spot on the feild. I will also pick one or two things to work on and stick with them.
I like to go to the local fields next to my house and throw there. As far as putting i just set up a shot target on a pole and put around to it.
When throwing in the field, I like to start with Putters at150- 200ft then mid-ranges 220-270 then under stable drivers and finally the stable ones. when putting I use at least 10 putters (all the same weight and mold)and start at 15ft,working out one step at a time.
When I decided to get serious about improving my game, I started putting in the back yard almost everyday. Increase your putting practice to 3-4 days a week, and you will see dramatic improvement. Also, don't be afraid to change your throwing form, your grip, and your disc selection and lear to throw forehand and backhand.
Play a little Safari on your course. Go to the local course and play the holes in a different variety if the course allows for it. Such as play from basket 18 to basket 17 or from teepad 1 to basket 3.

Also find someone else in your area that is about the same skill level as you and has a similar desire to get better and play with them pushing eachother. Practice with people that are better then you on the course. Figure each hole you win is a win and just try to keep pace with them. See how long you can hold the box.

When you are playing in the field try for accuracy not just distance. Envision your lines and try to make your disc fly exactly the way you planed in your head.

As for putting I refer you to the Mark Ellis Putting Confidence Program. http://www.discgolfersr.us/video/1809917:Video:615892
The best way to lose strokes on you score card is through putting...consistantly! Its probably way more important to practice the short game than blasting the plastic...although admittedly not nearly as fun.
My friends and I set up portable baskets ten meters apart and play horse shoes once or twice a week, that helps a lot! I also practice driving in an open field, however that doesn't help you when your next tournament is in a tighter wooded course. I like to mix up where I play, open, long, windy courses, and shorter technical courses, along with putting, help the most I believe to have a rounded game. No doubt playing with people that are better than you is a plus, but just being able to play three to five times a week with a tournament, and or league, thrown in is a definate help for me.
That's a great idea, I hadn't thought of that one. My son and I play "horse" sometimes to take the monotony out of putting practice and horse shoes works too. I'm thinking you could also vary the distance, stretch it out a bit as you continue to improve.
Putting is so important in this game. You should try to practice putting more than once a week. Do you have a practice basket? They help a bunch! I take my basket to work & I can practice twice a day, all week on my break time. On the way home I may hit up the open field & set up the basket out there somewhere. A basket will elevate your game to new levels.
As said above putting is the most important and the video 4u2nv listed is great.

next work on the seven upshots (BH Anhyzer, BH Straight, BH Hyzer, FH Anhyzer, FH Straight, FH Hyzer, Elevator)
this vid will explain

When your on the course either play safari or try different routes (ie. between trees, skips etc)

If you insist on using a field use it to evaluate the flights of your discs.
If there is no target you aren't really practicing unless your going for distance.
Practicing on an open field is good for fundamentals, but the obsatcles on a real course can provide mental challenges that a football field cannot.

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