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Old 07-30-2012, 08:57 PM
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Has anyone else noticed that their driving increases in round compared to when they are just throwing in a field?
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:13 PM
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That isn't the case for me. It could be a concentration issue during field practice. In the field, you may be thinking too much about mechanics and not enough on drive placement. I use a narrow strip between a fence and a playground as a "fairway" to keep my field practice focused. The only bad thing is that I have to have the park to myself.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:17 PM
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Hmm yea. I normally hit ~300 feet when Im out on a football field practicing, but I've recently had drives of 350-400 feet in rounds.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:17 PM
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I notice this for sure, but it is an illusion. The Tee sign may say 390 feet and I will park it and think I threw close to 400 feet, when in reality their is a subtle down hill, I did not follow the flight path that was measured, and it was measured with a wheel which added distance for every bump and hill.
in reality I only threw 345.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:20 PM
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I notice this for sure, but it is an illusion. The Tee sign may say 390 feet and I will park it and think I threw close to 400 feet, when in reality their is a subtle down hill, I did not follow the flight path that was measured, and it was measured with a wheel which added distance for every bump and hill.
in reality I only threw 345.
Yea that makes sense. I didn't realize a subtle downhill would make that much of a difference
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:23 PM
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I notice this for sure, but it is an illusion. The Tee sign may say 390 feet and I will park it and think I threw close to 400 feet, when in reality their is a subtle down hill, I did not follow the flight path that was measured, and it was measured with a wheel which added distance for every bump and hill.
in reality I only threw 345.
Same thing for me, and a lot of time course tee signs have wrong distances on them too.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:48 PM
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I recently threw 440 uphill. My best drive is really around 400... hmm... Silly tee signs.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:49 PM
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i do because i find myself getting bored w/throwing field practice, and kind of like a driving range i try to blast the ****er, and end up being counter productive
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:07 PM
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I throw shorter on course, mainly due to trees being in the way.
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Old 07-30-2012, 10:09 PM
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Going by tee signs, my best drive is well over 500 feet. At Waterworks in Kansas City, on hole 14, the longest placement reads 485. I figured I had more than enough room to throw whatever I wanted, so I let my blizzard katana rip. The thing hyzer-flipped perfectly and carried over the 20-30' wide road that is probably 20 feet past the basket, then went into some forest that is about 10' beyond the road. When it entered that forest, it still probably had 10-15' of height. I know for a fact that I cannot throw anywhere close to 500', so yes downhill does make a huge difference. On the other hand, it did make me feel like a bad ass when a pair of locals waited like 10 minutes on the next tee box to tell me i'm really good and then proceed to have me play through.
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