Originally Posted by Bullseye
This weekend I had an idea that seemed to make sense to me.
What if, while playing a hole, once you putt from inside the circle, you keep putting until you completely hole out, then the next person, etc...
They already do this in ball golf, and while I am not saying we should adopt all of their rules, I also don't think we should ignore their rules that just make sense.
I think this would play a little faster in the long run since people won't be debating who is out over and over.
Anyone have any ideas why this would not work?
I can see this taking longer in certain situations.
Let's say three of us all drive and land just inside the circle. As the rule stands now, we would all approach our discs and take turns putting. After we all putt, we would all move forward to either retrieve our discs from the basket or, in my case, drop the putt in for a par.
Under your proposal, the first person would putt and everyone would wait while he walked forward 30' and putted again (unless of course the first one was made). The second person putts, and everyone waits again....
This rule would probably have a different effect on different divisions. It might not be that big of a deal in the Pro fields where a large percentage of 30' putts are made.