Old 05-09-2017, 09:17 PM
drew2000 drew2000 is offline
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Originally Posted by TerryTuffskins View Post
One thing to consider: you are asking a bunch of DG nerds if this is possible.

For most of them, yep.

300' is a very nice throw for someone who is: uncoordinated, old, overweight, underweight, out of shape, weak-armed, arthritic, unathletic, etc.

I always love it when people here say anyone can throw a mid 300'.

Work on accuracy and putting. That can be a great equalizer if you aren't getting the distance.
This is very true. One of the best players I have ever played with usually maxes out around 300. He had some health issues earlier this year and played his first round of 2017 about 3 or 4 weeks ago and shot 3 down on a course that even is typically a little over 900 rated.

I was just responding to the "is this possible" part of the post and responded with the answer. A year and a half ago, I couldn't throw a 150 leopard over 275 but I practiced and anyone can gain distance with practice because practice helps form
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Old 05-11-2017, 02:49 PM
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Great advice here. Thanks
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by MaineDisc View Post
Thanks for the responses. I've come to the conclusion I'm a 7 speed. At 42 I just dont have the whip my boys do. I'm going to stick with 7s and try to work them out over 300. I just wasnt sure if 7 speed discs could fly over 300 with that speed.
Work on your form. I'm 43 and regularly get over 500' in usable golf distance. You CAN keep up with (and beat) your boys!
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