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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Cuban Jan 21, 2011.

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Mark Cuban replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"I agree , I've sunk many a put on windy days with the Firebird!"
Jan 21, 2011
Jim Coonradt replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"In extreme wind don't use a putter with a big flat rim that the wind is going to catch. Use a stable driver like a TeeBird and it will cut the wind. But there just isn't much room for error in extreme wind.   As far as the video goes,…"
Jan 21, 2011
Mark Cuban replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"I think the best way to make a putt with the wind is flat and hard aiming low for the headwind and high for the tailwind. How else you gonna get it in ?"
Jan 21, 2011
Ghost replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"Last Sunday I had a putt on hole 18 about 25 feet away the wind was about 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25mph. one of the gusts knocked my putt down hit the front of the basket and landed upright to roll down hill about 100 feet away.  Cost me my…"
Jan 19, 2011
ROBEY the one. replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"bad putting if you ask me. Why is he trying to throw it flat and hard into the chains? just stupid play. I'm sure he has played in high wind before what was he thinking, especially after the first one?"
Jan 19, 2011
Sam Smith replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"last word on the first paragraph. I had to look pretty hard for it myself."
Jan 19, 2011
Jake replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"I hyperlinked the word "now" in the paragraph. Here's the link anyway.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-6nmsbUZrc&feature=sub  "
Jan 19, 2011
Sam Smith replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"I've had one hit the basket, blow out, and roll 60 ft away from the basket. New Mexico winds can be brutal."
Jan 19, 2011
Ryan S. Flahive replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"...brutal for Jussi...    "
Jan 19, 2011
AK Discer replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"Kincaid during the summer can get just as windy and more.  Part of this course borders the coastal trail next to Cook Inlet so we're right on the water and have awesome views.  This place can get wicked windy to the point it can add…"
Jan 19, 2011
Steve Hare replied to Jake's discussion Putting into EXTREME wind (video)
"don't see a link  "
Jan 19, 2011
Jake posted a discussion

Putting into EXTREME wind (video)

No matter where you live I'm sure we've all found ourselves playing disc golf on a windy day. I never look forward to putting when it's really windy out because of some horrific experiences and some horrific stories. I've always heard about putts that have stuck in the chains only to have the wind blow them out but I've never actually SEEN this until now.  The video as a whole is excellent but skip to 5:40…See More
Jan 19, 2011

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At 12:54pm on August 9, 2010, John Sturtevant said…
Hey Jake,

If you plan on attending the clinic just show up. You might want to bring a few of the same putter and the rest of the discs in your bag as the clinic will not be just putting, plus we should have a round of play at the park after the clinic. I'll mark your name down so we can expect you, but if things change just message me privately. I do need your last name though.
At 12:07am on April 24, 2010, Jack Moore said…
…Happy B-Day… hope you enjoy your day with friends and family
At 6:28am on March 3, 2010, mavrick ginther said…
hey jake, this is mavrick. i just got your friend request and accepted it. just wanted to get with you about my cart. i havent got any pictures up and wont be able to until we go through the right law precedures. i hope you understand. please let me know what your information is and ill make sure to get a hold of you when we get the website and prices out. thanks
At 8:07pm on January 10, 2010, mark ellis said…
Thanks, Jake.

I'm a big fan of your home course as well as Kimball Pines down the road.
At 2:53pm on July 2, 2009, Donny Olow said…
Hello Jake !

Greetings !!

Wishing you Lots of Birdies and Hole-In-Ones !!!

Hope this message finds you well and your enjoying the 2009 Season !!!

Welcome to this Cool Website for Disc Golfers from All over the World !!!!

Enjoy !!!!!

Your Friend from the SouthWest !!!!

Donny Olow
San Diego , CA .
 
 
 

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