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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-22-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By tom12003
Still in limbo. The installation of the larger...

Still in limbo. The installation of the larger natural gas pipeline appears to be on-going. There will probably need some redesign of the back 9--a combination of the traditional "Nest" and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By tom12003
Charlotte--Selinske courses

The six courses being used for the Selinske U.S. Majors will have brand new (and consistent) tee signs in the next few days. These courses are Nevin, Bradford, Sugaw, Kilborne, Renske, and...
Forum: Tournaments 08-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,138
Posted By tom12003
Has to be the combined Pro Worlds and the Am...

Has to be the combined Pro Worlds and the Am Worlds in 2012 held in Charlotte (all 14 courses were in the same county) that totaled out at 1095 discers. Boy was that a crowded players meeting!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-05-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By tom12003
originally from Mandan, North Dakota now...

originally from Mandan, North Dakota
now suffering in "no-courses" Charlotte NC
Forum: Course Development 08-04-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By tom12003
We (Plantation Ruins @ Winget) have a moderately...

We (Plantation Ruins @ Winget) have a moderately short (247') uphill (+25') tunnel hole. During the 2012 Worlds, it averaged almost 3.7 for 550 AMs (there were more triple bogies than birdies). Too...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-04-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,642
Posted By tom12003
As Huey knows, Stan and I were ready to start...

As Huey knows, Stan and I were ready to start designing and building a shorter Nevin--totally separate--which would be a par 54 easier course (still challenging for the intermediate level players)....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-03-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By tom12003
No rules but glad you are still getting DG into...

No rules but glad you are still getting DG into your life. In casual play (and sometimes tournament play) other players often pick up my OB throws (particularly down deep chasms) which as a 68 yr old...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-03-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 167,725
Posted By tom12003
Absolutely horrible

Played Nevin (Charlotte)--a monster--in a herd of 7 of us (6 were 30 or so while I am a 68 yr old). On a 20' par putt on the first hole, hit the basket lip and rolled 45' away; PO'ed and took a 5....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-31-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,043
Posted By tom12003
:gross:

:gross:
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 07-30-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By tom12003
I doubt that the ropes will be up at Winthrop by...

I doubt that the ropes will be up at Winthrop by Sept. 23; you'll probably be a week early (I've helped set the ropes up for the past 5 years--some maybe, but most won't go in until a week or less...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-26-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,043
Posted By tom12003
Philo Ace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=16&v=hLsLcRHSXHg

21 Hole Salute, RL Smith, Charlotte
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By tom12003
I've been running a Sunday morning doubles league...

I've been running a Sunday morning doubles league at Plantation Ruins @ Winget for over 2 years. Its geared to casual, fun disc golf. We average 16-20 players each week but have been over 36. Few...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By tom12003
Good idea of first visit free; I might try that....

Good idea of first visit free; I might try that. Will have to slightly modify my pay-out schedule.
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-11-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By tom12003
If the disc is visible, you can usually retrieve...

If the disc is visible, you can usually retrieve it in less than 3 minutes (with some luck); if not you'll usually spend a lot more time fishing and play on.

"B", "A", "NTs", and majors attract...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By tom12003
One truism--you can live or die with a forehand...

One truism--you can live or die with a forehand roller; when they behave they can be beautiful; when slightly off, they can be really ugly.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-11-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By tom12003
I have an affinity to forehand rollers (if the...

I have an affinity to forehand rollers (if the terrain permits and sometimes surprising when you don't think it does--amazing the roots/rocks they can skip over). I used to be ALL backhand shots but...
Forum: Course Design 07-06-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 62,599
Posted By tom12003
Nothing wrong with an elevated pin; adds a great...

Nothing wrong with an elevated pin; adds a great challenge.
Forum: Tournaments 06-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 26,340
Posted By tom12003
Not that effects the score (provisional vs...

Not that effects the score (provisional vs penalty) but how would that effect the throwing order on the next tee?
Forum: Tournaments 06-26-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 26,340
Posted By tom12003
Better if there was a chair!

Better if there was a chair!
Forum: Tournaments 06-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 26,340
Posted By tom12003
Swampgate

Swampgate
Forum: Course Design 06-23-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By tom12003
Metal sculptures can easily gouge and ruin a disc.

Metal sculptures can easily gouge and ruin a disc.
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 06-15-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,141
Posted By tom12003
:):)

:):)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-14-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By tom12003
I've helped layout the OB bottom string and the...

I've helped layout the OB bottom string and the rope visuals for the USDGC for the past 5 years. It gets torn up quickly; bottom string needs to be tightened almost daily during the USDGC, but it...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 06-10-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,121
Posted By tom12003
Seems like I stepped on the 3rd rail of...

Seems like I stepped on the 3rd rail of comments--do not criticize other's regional beer:) particularly when it was given to you.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By tom12003
Charlotte's Olde Mecklenburg Brewery also has a...

Charlotte's Olde Mecklenburg Brewery also has a brew named Hornet's Nest (named after the course?)
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