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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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To your comment about the driver theory. The driver is a fast disc midrange slow the putter slower the super class being the slowest with not how hard you throw them. They are determined by physics The rims are modified to alow air to rush by more which gives it more speed or creates drag which makes it slower. This has nothing to do with your putting with a driver although i think you could be a more skilled player other than that goodluck
Right on! Always up for Safari. Let's bring Zach along too. We've played together, maybe even in league. Hope to get league going again in about March.
back in the day i know people who would putt with sharks or rocs with good success. the only people i see putting with drivers now are kids, beginners or very casual players ( who play golf as an excuse to drink) which is their perogative . although i don't use a driver to putt , the bottom line is "it's not how , it' s how many (strokes)
count me in for sure on league... I wanted to do the widefield league but I've been busy coaching. I'll probably be at cottonwood round noon tomorrow, if you get this by then.
I putt with a slightly beat up dx shark, it just seems to feel better than my putters do, I use my putters for specific upshots.
well said
Seriously though, you should use a putter. Try a Magic or an XD for a sleeker, low-profile feel.
I putt with an Impact Driver. The ESP plastic holds the chains well. Many years ago, when I started, I used an Omega Supersoft. Later, I used a Rhyno and liked it. I had an Ontario Roc I used for putting after that. If I find a putter that I like better than my Impact, I'll probably go back to a "true" putter (we'll see). I think that consistency, technique, and ability to adjust for wind are much more important than whether the putt disc has a beveled edge or not.
I play with some guys that drive with thier putters, man that kills me.
All the top pro's use drivers to putt with.
The top pros, the schmop pros. If the top pros jumped off a bridge, would you? Lol :D
If it would make me better-yes;)

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