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View Poll Results: What skill do you desire the most?
Long bomber--to throw 500' with some consistency/aim. 30 23.08%
Accurate thrower--250' on a line most of the time. 17 13.08%
Great putter--100% within C1, 40% within C2. 70 53.85%
Incredible scrambler--90%+ scramble rate, even deep in woods. 5 3.85%
Nothing--I am near perfect already (show rings to prove it). 2 1.54%
Other--please state. 6 4.62%
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Old 09-19-2020, 01:00 AM
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Just a credible forehand. Nothing fancy, 200’ or so with decent accuracy would come in really handy for upshots & short drives.
That was my second choice too, I guess I am now leaning more towards having a Forehand seeing how even city courses that have even a little bit of space for variety of shots have forehand as well as backhand in the design now. I did however think of James Conrad who does not really have much for forehand yet is at or near the top in big NT/PT tournaments a majority of the time so I went with Putting since I am nowhere near what the top level Pro players are in tournaments inside C1 especially at 13-15 feet to 23-25 feet. Somehow 12-13 feet and under I do fine and longer in 25 to circle edge I do fine as well but this other range I struggle at.
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Old 09-19-2020, 02:27 AM
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Damn, that's probably the most on topic, correctly spelled post I've ever seen from you Casey. Nicely done. 👍

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Old 09-19-2020, 02:50 AM
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I'm starting to realise that I lose 6+ strokes a round on mental errors (bad shot selection, not following through on putts, trying to play too safe). Honestly I think being able to be unfazed no matter the situation (and always follow through on my putts) would bring me up from the 870ish player who throws 425'+ up to about 970ish rated.
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Old 09-19-2020, 03:04 AM
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I long for the distance, I'd be happy with 400'.. My short game, putts and scramble game is pretty decent but an extra 100' would sure help. 200' would be better . Feels like I fell into some sort of trick question there...

My forehand is serviceable.. Barely but improving, I don't cringe when I'm stuck with one any more but I'm not stepping up to the tee trying to blast a FH euther

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Old 09-20-2020, 08:50 PM
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I've recently started improving heavily on both backhand and forehand force flex and anny shots, though my putting struggles in tournament situations from inside 20 feet, 20-35 feet i seem to be able to hit them no problem. Frustrating to say the least.
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Old 09-24-2020, 01:44 PM
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If I could putt, I would be dangerous. I have tried all sorts of practice routines, different molds, weights etc. I am just not as good at it as the other aspects of the game. If I win my division, it's because I parked 8 or more tee shots.

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Old 09-24-2020, 01:47 PM
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I feel like I could easily compete on the pro tour if I could putt at the rates in the poll.
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Distance for me, even though putting is the obvious answer (100% C1?!?). Any time I focus on throwing further I sacrifice lots of accuracy for maybe an extra 20'-30' of distance. Would love to have extra power without sacrificing the strength of my game to get it.

I've always felt that for my age and body type I should be able to throw further. I'm the shortest thrower in the groups of guys I've regularly played with, even though I typically score just as well if not better. I keep it in the fairway, play smart, scramble OK, and putt pretty consistently inside 25'...but it'd be nice to not chase a stroke on every long Par 3.
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Old 09-24-2020, 06:01 PM
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What is REALLY want is the ability to play to my actual ability. When I step to the tee pad....I look at the basket and I'm going for it....doesn't matter if it is 100 feet away or 500 feet....I'm planning my shot for the basket. Can't make it, but I'm going for it. Then when I don't make it anywhere close...I'm going for the birdie. If I could just convince myself to pick a spot between the tee pad and the basket where I am most likely able to reach...I would be a much better disc golfer.

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Although having more distance would be awesome, I play a lot of wooded courses and distance isn't as valuable to me as being able to hit circle 1 putts.
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