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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By coupe
Because, of course, it costs next to nothing to...

Because, of course, it costs next to nothing to rent the rink for 10 weeks and the various officials (refs, linesmen, scorekeepers, etc.) pay to officiate. :doh:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 12,568
Posted By coupe
I would hazard a guess that the "received value"...

I would hazard a guess that the "received value" includes the perceived value of the tournament experience (well-run event, condition of the course, fair and friendly competition (no angry clowns),...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,819
Posted By coupe
Brian Stork #68245...

Brian Stork #68245 (http://www.pdga.com/player/68245).

Now you know better. :D
Forum: Other Gear 11-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By coupe
Contact Dave Shope at the EDGE Foundation...

Contact Dave Shope at the EDGE Foundation (http://edgediscgolf.org). EDGE partners can buy Discatcher Pros for around $320.

Also, Gateway typically offers special pricing on baskets and discs to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-30-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By coupe
The ace pool angle is a throwaway, though it's...

The ace pool angle is a throwaway, though it's something players will be likely to argue over if something like the presenting scenario or a throw-in on a retee following a called foot fault were to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By coupe
Nope: 804.05.D Only thing required...

Nope:

804.05.D


Only thing required is that the disc that was declared lost was discoved to have been removed or taken. Period. You could argue that it had to have been removed or taken prior...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-30-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By coupe
Except that 804.05.D explicitly mandates that the...

Except that 804.05.D explicitly mandates that the throws are deducted from the score for that hole.

PDGA 804.05.D


"Score for that hole" = Griplock + lost disc penalty + retee - 2 throws for...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-29-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By coupe
This covers part of your questions.[/QUOTE] ...

This covers part of your questions.[/QUOTE]

So ... Player A slips as he's teeing off on a 250' hole and griplocks his throw 45 backwards, DDDDDEEEEEEEPPPPPP into the practically impenetrable...
Forum: Course Development 10-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By coupe
Sorry, I beg to differ. By sanctioning an...

Sorry, I beg to differ.

By sanctioning an event through the PDGA, you ARE, among other things, purchasing insurance for the duration of the event. That's a separate issue from whether or not PDGA...
Forum: Course Development 10-22-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By coupe
That's probably a distinction without a...

That's probably a distinction without a difference. The PDGA may market it as a benefit, but you're still paying for it through the sanctioning fee, so unless the PDGA offers the option of refusing...
Forum: Tournaments 10-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,143
Posted By coupe
It was the final round, but I'm virtually certain...

It was the final round, but I'm virtually certain it was 2005, because that's the last year I was able to attend the USDGC (spectator) and the last year I bought a spectator Roc.
Forum: Tournaments 10-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,143
Posted By coupe
Barry did 3-putt on 15, including airballing a...

Barry did 3-putt on 15, including airballing a comebacker after his first putt rolled down the hill, and ended up taking a 7, but I'm pretty sure the first putt wasn't a drop-in. If memory serves,...
Forum: Tournaments 10-16-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,143
Posted By coupe
Epic, but not in a good way: Barry Schultz's...

Epic, but not in a good way: Barry Schultz's gator-arm putt on a drop-in during the final round in 2005.
Forum: Tournaments 10-15-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,143
Posted By coupe
Wut? People were throwing Epics at the USDGC?...

Wut? People were throwing Epics at the USDGC? Day-um! :D
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By coupe
You might want to re-read my post (which is...

You might want to re-read my post (which is making exactly that point) as a response to the question in the OP, which erroneously assumes that one can win a playoff on a throw made from a stance...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,862
Posted By coupe
Hmm 803.04.F...

Hmm 803.04.F (http://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/802-basic-rules-of-play/80204-throwing-from-a-stance):



That seems to require a rethrow without an additional penalty throw on...
Forum: Tournaments 10-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 136,847
Posted By coupe
Will the Performance Flight ratings be calculated...

Will the Performance Flight ratings be calculated on the performance-adjusted scores or the actual score (score to par)?
Forum: Tournaments 09-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,644
Posted By coupe
I don't necessarily disagree with the decision to...

I don't necessarily disagree with the decision to award a 999 rather than an 888, however, what bothers me is that it violates a basic principle of disc golf: the principle of risk-vs-reward.

Any...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,047
Posted By coupe
Um are you sure you aren't mixing up Brad...

Um are you sure you aren't mixing up Brad Schick (63rd) with Al Sugar Schack (tied for 13th)? I've heard Brad called a number of things, but Sugar ain't one of them. :D
Forum: Other Gear 09-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By coupe
Especially because practically no one, aside from...

Especially because practically no one, aside from fairly committed disc golfers, will get the reference.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,712
Posted By coupe
If throwing FH/Sidearm makes your elbow hurt,...

If throwing FH/Sidearm makes your elbow hurt, you're throwing wrong.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,712
Posted By coupe
Nope. Big Jerm was forehand predominant off the...

Nope. Big Jerm was forehand predominant off the tee--maybe 75%--when he started competing in sanctioned tournaments, but he always had (and used) a serviceable backhand, as well as a thumber.
Forum: Discs 09-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By coupe
If memory serves: SE was discontinued...

If memory serves:

SE was discontinued sometime around late '02/early '03;

non-candy ProLine came out in '04; and

Innova didn't start using that particular stamp until sometime around...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,069
Posted By coupe
Video of the final round used to be on the USDGC...

Video of the final round used to be on the USDGC website, but it's no longer there so unless someone d/l'ed it, you're probably out of luck.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,069
Posted By coupe
That's pretty bad, but the honor of worst putt in...

That's pretty bad, but the honor of worst putt in the history of disc golf goes to Barry Schultz whiffing on a drop-in at the '05 USDGC.

(Second place goes to Ben Budd (PDGA 12655) who grip-locked...
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