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View Poll Results: Which pro is closest to your putting style?
Push Ricky 4 7.41%
Push Barsby 1 1.85%
Push Kevin 1 1.85%
Push Calvin 5 9.26%
Spin Simon 7 12.96%
Spush Paul 19 35.19%
Spush Eagle 4 7.41%
Other 13 24.07%
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Old 01-14-2022, 01:26 PM
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TLDR: which pro is closest to your putting style? For me it’s KJ (sans making lots of putts).

I started putting staggered, from belt buckle, straight line toward the basket. What I found was nearly every putt that was from the tree line (and deeper) would not allow a staggered stance, and forced a straddle. So then I was like, ‘why not always putt straddle?’ And since switching, it is extremely rare when I am obstructed and must putt staggered. Almost never.

I also push putt because I hit metal more often, it goes best with straddle, and doesn’t travel as far past basket.
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Old 01-14-2022, 01:32 PM
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No clue. I don't watch enough coverage to know what any of these dudes do when they putt. I wouldn't be able to pick most of them out of a lineup of disc golfers...But mine is something of a push/spin, I suppose. I chose "Other."

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Old 01-14-2022, 01:41 PM
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When I was figuring out how to get the disc to the chains from about 25 feet, I copied Dickerson.

Staggered stance, create power from the back leg, exaggerated follow through, and I don't create a ton of spin.

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Old 01-14-2022, 01:42 PM
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Other...I tend to straddle putt and I modeled it somewhere between Barry Schultz and Nikko's
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Old 01-14-2022, 02:06 PM
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Inside 30', I kind of prefer straddle as I seem to throw more straight with a straddle/push putt. Beyond 30', it's hard to get enough power without some kind of jump putt, so I stagger/spin putt.

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Old 01-14-2022, 02:40 PM
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I used to be pure spin with technique similar to Paige and Simon, but I've started bringing the disc a bit lower and giving it more air somewhere between Paul and Eagle, quite similar to Brodie I'd say.
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Old 01-14-2022, 03:01 PM
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I watched Philo's putting clinic. I tried his technique and have a lot of success.
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Old 01-14-2022, 03:04 PM
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Oh boy, depends on the day. I try to emulate the motion of Rick (being intentional with following the whole body through), but think my overall stroke is pretty generic (a La McBeth). Some days, when the groove isn’t there, I will try to work in a straddle, but it’s not consistent.
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Old 01-14-2022, 03:15 PM
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Bent-arm spush putt. I don't think any of the top pros' putts look like mine.

This may partly explain why they are pros and I am a hacker.
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Old 01-14-2022, 04:17 PM
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Local pros whom I can talk to and get suggestions on a regular basis.
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