The P3 by Discmania is a lower profile, overstable approach putter that can be used off the tee as well.
“The P3 is fast for a putter and a very torque resistant flyer. It has lower profile than normal putter and can be used as a mid-range too. It is a stable disc with predictable fade at the end. It’s a hybrid between the putter and mid-range – you make the call! The P3’s best weapon is it’s versatility – it’s an awesome flyer off the tee and a great tool for putting too. For the fans of fade-in putters out there this disc is a must try.”
Available plastics: C Line, D Line
Flight Rating: 3 speed, 2 glide, 0 turn, 3 fade
Pick up a P3 and the first thing you’ll notice is how close it feels to a mid-range.
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As overstable as the P3 is, I didn’t think I’d care to use it for putting. I gave it a try and it doesn’t perform too bad at all for either a push or spin putt. At 20’ however, I need to begin thinking about the fade of the disc. Walking further out away from the circle’s edge gives a consistent drop at the end of flight. I generally like my putts to hit straight and not fade-in. That said, the P3 is a great wind putter. You still need to be mindful of wind direction, but it fights the wind very well.
After reviewing the DGA Breaker, I was very happy with my “approach” putter. All that may just change after playing with the P3. I just like how it feels in my hand better. It performs well when thrown off the tee and for those approaches with trouble behind the basket. I don’t see a major risk of the putt gliding way past the target. Give it a toss on an anhyzer line and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the nice flex flight it produces before it sits down nicely.
Aside from throwing the disc off the tee, the P3 is a great hyzer approach disc. Several baskets at our local courses are hidden in a grove of trees requiring an accurate approach that doesn’t glide too far past the basket and into trouble. A hyzer line gives great control, but a hyzer bomb is difficult to perform in a low-ceiling situation.
The Discmania P3 does everything the DGA Breaker does for me in a package that feels more comfortable. On top of that it putts very well in windy conditions. If you want a shorter mid-range or a longer overstable putter, the P3 needs to be in your bag.