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Push Putt 25 21.93%
Pitch Putt 11 9.65%
Spin Putt 31 27.19%
Hybrid Putt 47 41.23%
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:53 AM
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Question What putting style do you use and why?

Hey guys, so I've noticed lots of threads on here about putting, with people asking for tips or advice. This isn't one of those, this is simply out of interest. I'm just curious as to what most of you use. So if you wouldn't mind answering the poll and than also give a back story about how and why you use that style.

I'll start, I am a push/pitch putter. I used to be a huge spin putter but than I noticed how nice push putts and pitch putts look and started learning and practicing that style.

So that's my story now how about everyone else?
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:22 AM
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Most people will probably answer either Hybrid or Spin. Once you get out far enough, it is very hard to push putt. I personally use a hybrid putt with the spin increasing the farther out I get.
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:26 AM
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I spin putt 100% of the time. I don't like to change putting styles once I get outside of the circle (which many pitch/push putters do). I feel always using the same style leads to more consistency. I've tried pitch & push putting but I wasn't very good at it so I just stuck with spin putting. Also I feel you can putt better in the wind & make longer distance putts easier when spin putting.
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Old 08-14-2013, 06:29 AM
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I'm with DiscinFiend on this one. I spin putt as well, and I do it mostly for the accuracy. But the important thing, from all the videos I've watched, all the clinics I've attended, all the rounds I've played and all the people I've played with is to be consistent.

Even on a drop-in putt, I give it a little spin.
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Old 08-14-2013, 07:24 AM
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I'm a push putter, mostly because that's just what feels right to me.
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Old 08-14-2013, 08:13 AM
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I push-putt, but I have been working on a Paul/Nikko kind of "sling" putt.
It allows me to get a lot of easy distance, so putting from 30'+ takes a lot less effort than trying to push from 30'.
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I turbo putt out to 40 feet, lol
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Old 08-14-2013, 08:53 AM
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I used to pitch putt, lots of hyzer, lots of height. Now i'm a straight push putt. Not a lot of height, very little hyzer, and the smallest amount of spin that will get the disc to fly straight and level the distance i need.
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Most people will probably answer either Hybrid or Spin. Once you get out far enough, it is very hard to push putt. I personally use a hybrid putt with the spin increasing the farther out I get.
I feel like even my 100' jump "putts" are still a hybrid - more elbow and more weight shift, but still using the finger pop to eject the disc from my hand.

My straddle putt is a true pitch putt, and usually deadly accurate until I try it when I don't NEED to straddle. Then it's useless. ?.?

The only time I really spin putt is in headwinds, or when there's bushes at waist level and I need to punch it from my chest. I hate those putts.
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I dig push putting, I pitch putt from like 45 (just to lay up, if the gods want to push it in, excellent, if not. I'll take the easy 2 putt.)

I will push putt everything else though. I used to spin putt, but my accuracy changed so much from day to day. Now I'm generally always on line, just gotta fix the height issue.
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