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Old 11-17-2020, 07:33 PM
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This can happen on some courses no matter how skilled, no fairway at all like Angostura State Park Disc Golf Course. That course is so challenging due to having taller prairie grasses as the Majority with few trees, run ups are very hard to do so standstill is how 70-80% of the course is played including some of the natural tee spots.
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Old 11-17-2020, 08:45 PM
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Having trouble finding or losing discs in the fairway was my first hint that I might be colorblind. I throw blue discs now.

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Old 11-17-2020, 08:54 PM
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Easiest solution? Turn the hulk off and don't throw so dam far!!!

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Old 11-18-2020, 01:48 AM
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When the disc lands, I look beyond the disc to a feature behind it, preferably far away on the horizon. Then without even blinking, I walk in a zombie-like shuffle straight to that point on the horizon, using my peripheral vision to notice the disc as it comes into view near my feet.
This, I've employed this at times and have even just left my bag sitting there even though I have to walk a few hundred feet (sometimes I literally grope behind me in the air for my bag or cart), because I don't want to take my eyes off it at all. Have never lost a disc doing this. I have lost a few by looking away for a few moments before going after the disc though.

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Old 11-18-2020, 01:51 AM
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One thing that helps is to be familiar with your distances and especially with the course. If I know that I typically land in a certain area on the fairway, I can get really close to the correct area to search in the rough.

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Old 11-18-2020, 05:13 AM
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Easiest solution? Turn the hulk off and don't throw so dam far!!!
This right here is a cop out. I don't throw far AND throw way off the intended line OFTEN. I never lose discs. You need to throw terribly of course, but try early releasing and grip locking equally. I like to throw a lot of them straight into the ground. Various different ways you do this.

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Old 11-18-2020, 08:39 AM
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This right here is a cop out. I don't throw far AND throw way off the intended line OFTEN. I never lose discs. You need to throw terribly of course, but try early releasing and grip locking equally. I like to throw a lot of them straight into the ground. Various different ways you do this.
Twas a joke my friend ....
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Old 11-18-2020, 08:58 AM
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Listen closely, your ears can help a lot. Bright colored discs and wear glasses if need be to get you to 20/20, even that little amount helps tremendously. I'm 20/30 naturally and go without glasses for daily life, but come disc golf time even that tiny amount of correction makes a world of a difference.

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Old 11-18-2020, 10:24 AM
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Use a spotter, a good one.
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Old 11-18-2020, 01:16 PM
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And keep in mind, no matter how carefully you watch where the discs lands and what color discs you use, you will occasionally lose discs. Life goes on!

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