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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!!!!
Depends on how im playing, if im putting good that day ill go right at it with a putter and give it a shot. If not ill hyzer a mid and land safely within the circle.
I go right at the basket in that situation. But if it's far enough to where my putter might start turning before it gets near the basket I might throw it slightly to the left of the basket (I'm LHBH). Really depends though
As with many shots, it's what works best for you, which always feels like a cop-out of an answer, but hey.
When I'm for sure going for the upshot, I throw a nice easy hyzer with a beat D-Zone. The hyzer has just always felt more natural and consistent to me.
gotta factor in wind, and is there any obstacles behind the basket? soft dirt around basket or thick grass? If not and if no wind.. I would throw straight and flat and low.
I'll throw a steep hyzer depending on wind or I'll throw my zero pure straight at it.
No question here unless the left side of the basket is blocked. Sidearm with a Banshee. The Banshee is so predictable that all you have to do is get the distance right and it will fade right at the hole. I have sunk many an upshot with a Banshee or else it ends up right next to the basket. I have also successfully used a Star TeeBird for upshots in this range. But my go to disc is a Champion Banshee!
Completely wide open, then it just depends on the wind. No wind I'll be running a beat putter or a mid right at the basket. Slightly windy, I'll throw a stable putter or mid on a hyzer line. Heavy wind, go with the ever predictable Zone and hyzer to the pin. I've hit more pin/cage/chains with the straight line than any other, but sometimes the nice easy hyzer with the stable putter just feels more comfortable.
Wide open, I'll huck a Putter straight at it. I have been working on my Forehand upshots through the woods, and that has saved me a Bunch of strokes lately. Learning to appreciate the forehand and a Stable disc I can snake through the trees and reliably fade back.
The first thing I look at is the landing area. Is it flat, or does the ground angle uphill or downhill. I want to bring my shot in and land flat at the same angle that the ground is. Provided I have a clear path to the basket, this is the logic that I employ.
Obviously, if there are trees to snake through, or elevation to deal with, or the wind, or maybe my footing is impeaded, I will have to make adjustments. The fact doesn't change though that I am looking for a landing that mirrors the angle of the ground around the basket if at all possible.
Sometimes there are objects blocking the approach directly surrounding the basket. It is then that I look for skip angles into the circle with a backhand or forehand.
Dook went in depth! :) VERY GOOD POINTS THOUGH Dook. You are once again the voice of Reason. Throw the shot that mirrors the the Terrain. :)