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Old 03-05-2014, 04:41 PM
JC17393 JC17393 is offline
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Originally Posted by michael bacon View Post
Jump putts were illegal with everyone I played with for at least a decade until the PDGA allowed it. Your feet should be on ground when disc is released.
I'd love to see documentation of "jump putts" being illegal and the PDGA deciding to allow it. Looking at the Rules History document on the PDGA website, it appears stepping through after releasing the disc has always been allowed by rule. Also, having to have contact with the lie at release has also always been on the books. So, properly executed jump putts and walking putts (i.e. released while in contact with the lie, no contact in front until after release) have always been legal by PDGA rule.

If you were playing by some other set of (local) rules until a point where the PDGA rules were adopted in your circles, then I guess you might have a point. But if we're only talking PDGA rules, I don't think you know what you're talking about.

Of course, I hardly expect a response. Kinda wish I hadn't gotten sucked into posting even this.
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