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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,627
Posted By gdub58
Put concrete tees on that course and it is top-10...

Put concrete tees on that course and it is top-10 material. A couple of things they have right that should be on the ideal course:

- Markers placed in the fairways indicating distances from the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-19-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,832
Posted By gdub58
I really like playing tournaments, but taking an...

I really like playing tournaments, but taking an entire day (or more) to play in them is tough given all of my other commitments.

There is no good reason for this to happen. I agree...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,606
Posted By gdub58
This is fine - I'm not suggesting those who...

This is fine - I'm not suggesting those who prefer to remain in amateur divisions shouldn't do that. I'm suggesting that there are already enough amateur divisions that can accommodate us no matter...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,606
Posted By gdub58
Just curious - would you "turn pro" if this...

Just curious - would you "turn pro" if this effort was focused on that segment? Are you an amateur for a specific reason other than the level of competition vs. the pro age-protected divisions?
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,412
Posted By gdub58
I think that depends on two things - the...

I think that depends on two things - the variability of the performance based on the opponent, and the variability based on the environment. Chess is entirely opponent-dependent, which I believe is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-05-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 14,020
Posted By gdub58
They are two different experiences, that's for...

They are two different experiences, that's for sure. I totally agree that Lincoln Ridge is more fun for a casual round.

As for Airy, now that they utilize their multiple basket placements there...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-04-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 14,020
Posted By gdub58
I would say Lincoln Ridge. Yes, it is nicely...

I would say Lincoln Ridge. Yes, it is nicely maintained and it's 24 holes, but the design is just average IMO. I have seen a few reviews where people say they like this course better than Idlewild...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,189
Posted By gdub58
Mine was at a tournament earlier this month at...

Mine was at a tournament earlier this month at The Goat Path in KY. It was actually two shots that occurred a few holes apart. To set the scene, I was behind by two going into the final round and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,793
Posted By gdub58
I'll never understand the obsession some people...

I'll never understand the obsession some people have with distance.

I started playing when I was 50 and am 56 now. I am very competitive and as such really enjoy playing in tournaments. I can't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-25-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By gdub58
Happy Holiday wishes to all!

Happy Holiday wishes to all!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By gdub58
I recently did a road trip that included a stop...

I recently did a road trip that included a stop in Nashville and played those same three and Cedar Hill was definitely my favorite. Seven Oaks was definitely fun, but I thought it was one of those...
Forum: Tournaments 12-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,256
Posted By gdub58
One of the other appealing aspects is that the...

One of the other appealing aspects is that the courses are all so close together, and there is such a high level of organization about the whole thing.

Overall it is such a unique experience...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-20-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,824
Posted By gdub58
You are missing my point. Of course I understand...

You are missing my point. Of course I understand that someone could run a tournament offering fewer divisions or giving out PDGA memberships as prizes, and in the current environment where there are...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,824
Posted By gdub58
I don't think many people would object to having...

I don't think many people would object to having a separate World's/US event for a number of divisions similar to the USGA model cited here. Instead, it is having so many divisions at virtually...
Forum: Tournaments 11-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,256
Posted By gdub58
I'm sure you are right that no matter which group...

I'm sure you are right that no matter which group had this setup there would be some in that group that would complain about it. But, there would be a lot more in that group that would appreciate...
Forum: Tournaments 11-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,256
Posted By gdub58
Just curious - if extra holes were used to make...

Just curious - if extra holes were used to make two of the courses 27 holes, which would then have you playing 72 holes total, would that be acceptable?

I'm not suggesting that is even possible...
Forum: Tournaments 11-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,256
Posted By gdub58
That's right, the secret is out - we all hate...

That's right, the secret is out - we all hate women and old people.

I'm just four years from being a senior grandmaster at which time I too can whine about this blatant disregard for fairness and...
Forum: Tournaments 11-14-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,256
Posted By gdub58
Give us a break - can you honestly say you would...

Give us a break - can you honestly say you would be so indignant over this perceived injustice if the "cheated" division was not one that impacted you or your wife?

This is being done so that more...
Forum: Tournaments 11-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,190
Posted By gdub58
This was actually done in late September of 2011,...

This was actually done in late September of 2011, but as a replacement for USDGC for the pros. It was called the PDGA Championships and it was played on all three of the IDGC courses. There was...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,365
Posted By gdub58
It's never OK to throw into the group in front of...

It's never OK to throw into the group in front of you, regardless of how ignorant they are of the rules of etiquette. Not rollers, not forehands, nothing. This is especially true if you value the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 997
Posted By gdub58
Being a long-time bolfer, Coyote Trace in...

Being a long-time bolfer, Coyote Trace in Louisville has hole handicaps on their scorecards, which I thought was a nice touch.

In ball golf, hole ratings are used in conjunction with your handicap...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-29-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By gdub58
Great concept. Instead of houses/hotels,...

Great concept.

Instead of houses/hotels, use baskets/pro shops. Have a card in the karma deck that gets all your baskets pulled or pro shop closed.

Definitely miniature discs for pieces -...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,450
Posted By gdub58
Are you suggesting that you decide to try a disc...

Are you suggesting that you decide to try a disc even in part because of its name? That would be hilarious.

While I am in the minority, I really like the Prodigy naming system - no guessing or...
Forum: Tournaments 08-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,245
Posted By gdub58
??? Ball golf has no uniforms or rules about...

??? Ball golf has no uniforms or rules about clothing that assist in the identification of the players. Very few individual sports do.

Disc golf is not to the point with its live coverage...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-19-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,499
Posted By gdub58
Geez, this is sounding like the thread about...

Geez, this is sounding like the thread about having dogs on the course....

"I enjoy a beer and can handle it"/"My dog is great on the course"
"I don't see anything wrong with someone having a...
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