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Forum: Course Design 11-21-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By 1978
But great for erosion control.

But great for erosion control.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
The post I replied to said that there should be...

The post I replied to said that there should be more of this in Charlotte. I think our strength and # of handicap am leagues accomplishes it. Additionally, if you go to Bailey Road Disc on facebook...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Lucky we can play 365 in, at worst, long sleeve...

Lucky we can play 365 in, at worst, long sleeve shirts. The only people that comment are the 25% of us that have jobs and are bored.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Weekly we have: 3 handicap leagues that cover...

Weekly we have:
3 handicap leagues that cover the city tip to tip in location for beginners (Elon, Sugaw, Reedy)
A womens only league
Glow doubles
Putting league
Seasonally alternating with a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-20-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
30 pages and there are still no stories of actual...

30 pages and there are still no stories of actual sandbagging? I skipped 25-30. Don't offer Novice. sure in some areas when you pull 40 for a tournament...we fill here for almost every tournament....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,824
Posted By 1978
How do you filter by sponsors? A lot of people...

How do you filter by sponsors? A lot of people get sponsorships from local apparel and disc golf shops...including private courses. I think at Am Nats I was like the only one I played with with no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,824
Posted By 1978
Based on ratings in NC: Brad Ramsey ~ 1011 -...

Based on ratings in NC:

Brad Ramsey ~ 1011 - solid 1011 with lots of tournaments under his belt. Not a 1 and done high rating.
Me ~ 998
Hunter Todd ~ 995 but had been hovering at 1000 for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,953
Posted By 1978
The course is pretty cool.

The course is pretty cool.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 11-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By 1978
I am so going to do this. Is there a specific...

I am so going to do this. Is there a specific place you went to for the netting?

I do see the value of bungies at the edges though...might give the netting some play and it might last longer.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Well, I was just saying that I dont think Trophy...

Well, I was just saying that I dont think Trophy only would pull you up a division as much as knowing 12th place will get you some merch you actually care about, instead of the silly things you get...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
No, because typically the payout/buyin is higher...

No, because typically the payout/buyin is higher as you increase in division. If you are playing for only a trophy, the win becomes more important, so in my opinion you would see people playing down...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Good post. I find that in trophy only events...

Good post. I find that in trophy only events people dont care as much. They also take bigger risks...thus are more easy to beat. They arent playing for anything.

We like to compare Am Disc golf...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
I think he was puck was commenting on the tone of...

I think he was puck was commenting on the tone of the post not the sentiment.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Yes, ratings arent based on conditions, they are...

Yes, ratings arent based on conditions, they are based on how people play in those conditions. If it is cold and snowy, everyone will play worse so a higher score will rate higher.

Also, yes,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
This is the entire problem with this...

This is the entire problem with this arguement...there are areas where 948 wins you open and there are areas where 948 wouldnt even come close to winning Intermediate. So you have perspective from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Id still find a way to lose then have to call...

Id still find a way to lose then have to call myself a bagger!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
This post proves the point of many on here who...

This post proves the point of many on here who have said its the players in the division.

In Charlotte you have to shoot 950-970 rated rounds to win Int, 990+ advanced and so on. In some DG...
Forum: Tournaments 11-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,593
Posted By 1978
What I notice is that often decisions about...

What I notice is that often decisions about service anywhere in life are based on some metric. You may feel the way you do about the above, however regardless of all the different ways I have seen...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
My prediction: Increase in trophy only...

My prediction:

Increase in trophy only tournaments will lead to a decrease in growth of non-Innova/Discraft companies. Payouts are still the best way to increase trial of new discs or companies.
Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,161
Posted By 1978
Innova's small bag is like $15 how can you beat...

Innova's small bag is like $15 how can you beat that.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
It would take a little over a year and would be...

It would take a little over a year and would be cost effective...but time consuming to play 10 - 1 round sanctioned league events. That would wipe out all your ratings from the prior years. Then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
They can be considered a sandbagger only if they...

They can be considered a sandbagger only if they purposely sandbag a score...score lower than they should so that they get a lower rating and will qualify later for some other restrictive event. This...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
:clap: I'm 998 rated and been over 980 for a...

:clap:
I'm 998 rated and been over 980 for a few years. When I do play in AM(most highly rated am players play in open),I rarely have a large rating advantage over the next rated player. Many...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Additionally, in almost every division INCLUDING...

Additionally, in almost every division INCLUDING OPEN, the winner plays above his skill level. To win an NT a pro needs to play like 1060 golf. Thats well above their normal rating. Just because...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By 1978
Exactly.

Exactly.
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