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I have been playing disc golf for 27 years now and I like to bring my own style to the game. When I started playing, it was on a course that we made up in Ames, Iowa at a park called the Arboretum. We played with the old Whamo 165 gram discs and our course was all objects. We had one par 2 and a par 5 with an alternate route. Fence posts, manhole covers and trees were the rest of our targets. I am definitely old school. My question is this, "Why do people constantly try to tell me that I must putt with a putter?" When I took up disc golf on a real course I had to determine which discs I liked and which did not work for me. I have been playing disc golf on courses for the past 14 years and I now know which discs appeal to me. My bag has only drivers. A midrange is just a driver that is thrown at a slower speed and a putter is a driver that goes in the hole. I know that by saying this I will probably get slammed by angry responses, because I find a lot of people who don't have open minds and don't want to accept anything different. Yet I see people do all kinds of different shots every day and I don't question their methods. The key to my method is speed and distance. Know your discs and know how to throw them. Putting is really in the mind more than in the hand. If you want to make that putt you will make it. Just do it! And stop hassling other people who do things differently than you.

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The fact that they say something just indicates that they give a shit.

If they didn't like you, or didn't care, they wouldn't say anything.
I play with my cousin every week and he throw prodominatly overhand, seriously on %95 of shots. I used to give him tons of crap. But he can really put some overhand shots out there 325-350. I agree when it all comes down whatever it takes to get it in the basket. There is no rule that says that you can't put with a driver.
plus people drive with a putter so whats wrong with putting with a driver?
It is true. I also play with a guy who hyzer spikes a champion rhino on almost anything under 350' and he's like a local hero for it. So there's also a double standard. I think its just jealousy
Nice !!!

The key to my method is speed and distance. Know your discs and know how to throw them. Putting is really in the mind more than in the hand. If you want to make that putt you will make it. Just do it! And stop hassling other people who do things differently than you.
i putt with my driver all the time its my fav disc to putt with i just hate bumping my head on the basket when i pick my driver up an drop it in
who cares what people say! I have used an XL and moved up to a FLX Xl as my puttter and have been using that my whole 4 year disc golf existence!! I win and I have fun so I dont care. It's all about waht works for you!!
just to be different, why do you get offended when they may think it would help your game?
I don't get offended. It's just that they don't know what is best for me. I am in my own head. I am the one throwing the disc. I think that they are just close minded.
not to be to rude, but what you just described is taking offense, albeit not out-loud to those persons.
perhaps they don't know what is best for you but are trying to help what they may see as a flaw in your game?
again just being devils advocate here, if you are not offended you prolly would not even bring it up

and again if someone asks you why you don't use a putter or suggests one, just tell em no thanks man im good, just have fun...FLOW with it man flow with it, humor them from time to time, rock their socks when you don't
YOU DO WHAT!!!!!!!! My god man. What are you thinking!..jeeeez...Next, you'll tell us you use a putter to drive with! You've just turned my disc golf world upside down............thanks a lot ;)~
Take a moment and remember its a game and games should be fun. who needs confrontation?! keep banging them chains and they'll shut up..

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