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Here is how I like to keep my bag simple.
Putter - Inside Circle
This is one type of putter that I carry in multiples, usually not more than 2 in my bag. Of those putters, only one is used consistently, and all are thrown strictly within the circle. This benefits me by limiting my disc selection, which raises my consistency within the circle.
Wedge - Longer jump putts / Shots outside 10m circle / Chip Shots
This is one disc carried in multiples up to 4. Nothing more than a putter; keep it slow, controllable, and consistent. A lot of wedge shots will be stand-still, chip shots around 150ft. This is a difficult club in disc golf because, unlike in ball golf, putters are also used on the tee. Ultimately, my wedge offers more control, accuracy, and consistency than any other disc on my bag. I usually try to keep my wedge shots to a maximum of 200ft.
Irons - Control / Accuracy / Mid-range / All-Purpose
You will find a lot of different irons. I Pick one that works for me and carry multiples up to 4 or 5 for all of the long iron shots. By choosing an over-stable iron, it allows them to wear variously, and soon you will have a few that are no longer as stable; this replaces the need for different, under-stable irons of different molds. It's always safe to swing the shortest club possible. Irons do not skip as far and are easier to control over longer drivers. Most iron shots range from 200 - 325 feet.
Hybrid - Control / Accuracy / Fairway
It's simple. Very similar to irons, hybrids provide control and accuracy - only hybrids have slightly sharper edges and are faster, which allows them to go farther. Hybrids have smaller rims and are not distance drivers, they are the longest of all the irons capable of reaching 350 - 400 feet. I carry a couple as they are very reliable and will more often correct itself over shorter irons.
Woods - Tee Shots / Control Distance / Max Distance
Woods consist of Fairway woods and Drivers. These have wide rims and are meant to deliver the longest, fastest distance off the tee. Fairway woods are a little slower and easier to control as distance drivers are much faster, more stable, and require more power. I wouldn't recommend carrying more than 5 different drivers.
Here is what's in my bag
KC Aviar - (2) - Putting inside 10m circle
Magnet - (4) - Wedge to 7 iron
KC ROC - (4) - 7 iron - 3 iron
Leopard - (2) - Hybrid
Teebird - (2) - Hybrid
Beast - (2) - Fairway wood
Orc - (2) - Fairway wood
Destroyer- (2) - Driver
I'd suggest carrying a Firebird, also.
A cup of water isn't much, but if you keep filling it up and dumping it out you can move a lot of water. Pass on what you know, practice and learn some more and pass that on too. Good looking out brother.
I like that. Next time I throw a spike hyzer I will use the term No. 2 scalpel leading edge dermal cut. It's got a certain ring to it. Maybe it will catch on...
Only if you're playing with a surgeon, but from what I understand they only play ball golf. :)
ummm...... I've been with you up to this point...... this system would be terrible for marketing discs. a nine iron for one player is......not a nine iron for a lot of other players.
Pick a nine iron that fits you. It doesn't matter what nine iron other players throw.
I do admire the effort and thought that Tate has put into wanting to help people into our sport.