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perfect Putt 360

Started the perfect putt 360 with a new pair of soft warlocks

day 1 -123

day 2 - 143

Day 3 - 139 during the second round I changed grip and used all fingers inside rim instead of one outside

day 4 -133 used new grip both rounds ,and temp was below freezing ,feel i can do better

day 5 -123 bad round new grip isn't working well and putters seem to overstable

day 6- first round was a 28 I started my 2nd round then quit

day 7-I took the time to…

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Added by John on January 19, 2011 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

yea another Ace

Get ace # 11 today in bryan # 5 which is a tunnel like shot with trees on both the left and right so going down the gut is the only way ,the holes about 300 feet and i hit it dead center in the chains with a star tl .

Added by John on March 24, 2010 at 5:46pm — No Comments

list of my aces

I'm losing track of my aces so I'm making a list



1. #8 short 222' open hole ,dx gator



2.#8 Ottawa park, short 250' hyzer shot around trees,champion leopard



3.#8 Ottawa park ,Dead of winter 3' of snow on the ground , star Tl



4.#10 Ottawa park,long hole along the road 350+ hit during the spring hyzer ,star destroyer



5.#8 Bryan Ohio,first thumber ace ,champ valk



6.#16 westerville ,Ohio ,hoover dam ,thumber ace



7.#8 parmalee…

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Added by John on March 24, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

2nd Ace of 09'

Hit me second ace of the year making it ten overall (i think ).
Bowling green , Ohio carter park
Hole 17, 212' thumber with a viking

hit it when a group of 4 was walking away from the hole didnt think i was even going to be close but hit dead center and dropped

Added by John on May 3, 2009 at 8:57pm — No Comments

first ace of 09'

get my first ace of 09' on hole # 2 in bryan ohio .
It's only 200 feet with a low ceiling only 8 feet from the ground,i hit it dead on with a star aviar making it my 9th ace

Added by John on February 6, 2009 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

To freaking Cold

So I Was planning on throwing tomorrow but Dont think i'm going to because it's like -2 now and feels like -23 and at noon tomorrow it going to be like 20 out and feels like 5 .
I've played in it for the last couple of years but just cant seem to bring myself to go out and play .
I'm really itching to play but i'm to much of a wuss

Added by John on December 21, 2008 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

Winter play is going pretty well

So I've been playing pretty regularly lately and will soon cut back a little because of the wet ,cold weather .

usually I start to loss distance about this time of the year but I'm actually throwing farther then i was in the summer .

The only downside is my putting has gone to hell because I've been to lazy to take the time to do it .

I'm looking forward to play some ice bowls this year ,which i always do very good in and haven't finished lower than 4th so i think I'm going to do… Continue

Added by John on December 3, 2008 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Yet another ace

so i hit my 4th ace of the year today at parmalee with my star aviar .
I played Ottawa first did ok but overall disappointing but not bad .
Then i drove the 10 mins down the road to pamamlee and played a round with autumn who shot a +23 which is great for her being nine .
I was doing pretty well got to 8 which i got close to a couple of times and hit dead center in the chains autumn yelled in excitement because this was the first ace she has ever seen .
It was a good day

Added by John on November 23, 2008 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

parmalee

So I went to parmalee today for the first time since it was reinstalled the course was taken out due to vandalism in 2005 or 2006 .



I haven't played there since 2005 ( i think) and i was still learning the game and I remember thinking the course was very hard but since then i have learned a lot.



First thing i noticed is most of the holes were very short ,i used my avair for every hole but i think 5 of the longer holes.

The course is very wooded with a lot of throw and… Continue

Added by John on November 12, 2008 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

I give up on the boss

so I've been throwing two bosses as my driver for long open shots .
I really like them but the problem I've been finding with them with any kind of wind they flip even light wind .

I've been holding out to buy another xclaiber since i lost my last one but with the fall/winter wind lately I think i'm going to pick one up.
I like the boss when it's calm but so far I'm not impressed and it doesn't do anything that me destroyer doesn't do better already .

Added by John on November 11, 2008 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

kanon shamus ryan

My son kanon was born on the 4th at 7:37 pm

Added by John on November 6, 2008 at 3:29pm — 4 Comments

breaking in a couple of new discs

so I broke down and brought 2 new putters ,I used glow aviars for the last 4 of because i like the grip but didnt like how they broke in when they got older .

So i got two star aviars in 170-172 and so far i'm not sure if i like them ,they seem like the bounce when the hit in the basket and i noticed some bounce outs that i wouldn't normally get hopefully this changes when they get older if not i'm going to switch back .

I also got two champion bosses which i like them after a couple… Continue

Added by John on October 18, 2008 at 6:14pm — No Comments

played a lot this weekend

So I went to Columbus for a four day weekend trip.

I played several course most of which I have played before but had lots of fun ,because my little brother tagged along and we don't see each other much.

So we started on saturday we first played the hocking college dgc.

After taking a while to find the first tee which was hard to find ,the first two holes where in the open and quite boring and when you get to three you go into the woods and you walk and walk and walk after a 10… Continue

Added by John on October 13, 2008 at 8:35pm — No Comments

toledo

so I went to owatta park today, and threw a round from the shorts and beat me pb at 7 under and felt at even then I could do much better .

every shot that I didnt hit a birdie I was very close are the disc bounced off the chains not that my putting wasn't good but it seemed I had some bad luck or I was out of my putting zone so I felt pretty good.

I was there sat. and finished 1 under from the shorts and 3 under from the longs It seems that I have more trouble with the shorter… Continue

Added by John on October 7, 2008 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Doing Good

So went to B.G today and threw with autumn who's going to be a world champ some day and has arm that most 9 years old could only dream about .

I went out started out pretty well and after 10 I was 7 under and from there missed a lot of birdies and stayed at 7 under

but a 7 under there is by far a PB for me and autumn finished 7 over by par which was very good and she olny used her stringray and aviar .

if i keep up this improvement doing the winter I'll be a threat in the spring… Continue

Added by John on September 20, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The boss

So I heard of the new disc that innova is releasing on oct 6 called The Boss .

They Claim It's a faster xcailber With a speed rating of 13 making it faster and longer than both the xcailber and destroyer .

I throw my destroyers fine but never throw the xcailber that I had much because I lost it after a couple of weeks and found the champion destroyer turns like the xcailber but I'm looking foward to this discs release .

Im sure it wont be that much of a step away from my… Continue

Added by John on September 17, 2008 at 10:28pm — 2 Comments

aviar

So I've played the last couple of days doing about the same .
I'm learning how to throw my aviars better on drives and half the holes in bryan I now only use a putter or mid and rarely pull out a driver and i seem to have a lot more control now that i'm doing this .
anyways thats all for now

Added by John on September 16, 2008 at 10:46pm — 6 Comments

not playing much lately

well I haven't been playing as much as i usually do which means I haven't played in 4 days which is a stretch for me.

I have been doing my putting lately tough I played yesterday which as i said was the first time in 4 days and my arm felt tight even after warm up but I still had good distance though I hit 400 feet on the holes i always do but what was good about the round was my putting was red hot and i shot a personal best of -5 in Bryan which is only nine holes with 2 of these holes… Continue

Added by John on September 12, 2008 at 10:53pm — 2 Comments

Albion, MI Victory Park

So I traveled A hour Half To Albion MI Today to throw at Victory park.

Its A nice course with some challenging holes and lots of hazards and o.b's

I started the round of badly a good drive but then missed a easy putt and the next couple were just as bad ,

the round picked up and i hit a couple of birdies and parked the 552 foot hole cant remember the number though This surprised me because I max out about 410 or so but it's amazing what a slight incline can make such a big… Continue

Added by John on August 30, 2008 at 8:59pm — 5 Comments

first win in Am2

well i got my first Am2 win today at B.G shot pretty well the first round only had one bogey the whole round and finished 5 under .

The 2nd round didnt go so smooth i went into it one stroke ahead but quickly lost that lead then i bogeyed than double bogeyed and i started to fall into a little slump and lose focus everytime i started to get myself focused i fell back into it ,then we got to hole 12 which is like 375-380ish i was last on the card everyone else had descent drives i said to… Continue

Added by John on August 23, 2008 at 9:30pm — 6 Comments

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