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It helps, and it might be eye-opening. The first time I played putters only was a complete accident. I thought my bag was in the car, but when I got to the course I only had a pair of new putters. Being lazy, I didn't want to drive home and played putter only. I scored pretty well, and learned that if I put enough height on the shot, I could get pretty decent distance with them. The nose up stall is a great shot to have in the bag, I'm still working on it myself.
Threw a few holes w/ putters today to warm up before handis and was so surprised to be parking holes about 280 - 300ft. You might be on to something Hippy! :)
I can play parkside with putters and shoot 5-6 under!!!! Sometimes I don't even know why I carry my bag!!!! I have different break ins!!! All Aviar!!! 1 broken in real good for anny's , 1 fairly new for straight shots and 1 champion( stable) for hyzers!!!! Even throw a putter on Northside 18 from longs with right conditions!!!!! Do it man!!!!
Forehand dominant for approach shots.
Sadly, I played in the local Ice Bowl on Saturday and my upshots sucked. The wind was very strong and I just wasn't forceful enough with the upshot. So I let the nose get up just a touch and ended up having way too many 30+ foot putts. The problem wasn't so much my technique as the execution of that technique. I got too timid and paid the price. Sometimes a 40 mph wind in your face can make you second guess things. I only bogeyed two holes on the back nine which pretty much played with a tailwind.
By hyzer bomb I was referring to a backhand shot in my other post. I don't really forehand hyzer bomb at all. Within a certain distance (say 150 feet and in) I don't feel very comfortable with a backhand shot. I have much better touch and control with the forehand shot so that is why I use it for a lot of upshots. From a bit deeper I might go with a Star TeeBird hyzer bomb shot (backhand).
forehand for me, aim about 10-15' left and let it fade in. Wind and distance out dictate what disc I'm throwing.
I'm with you. Man, if I only could have figured the wind out the other day.