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Forum: Hole of the Day 04-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 377
Posted By MacDaddy
This basket has been temporarily pulled while the...

This basket has been temporarily pulled while the hole is redesigned and a new tee pad put in place. The "new" Red tee will be the "old" Blue tee. The "new" Blue tee will be to the right and back of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,117
Posted By MacDaddy
Back in either 1991 or '92, Speedy Guerrero,...

Back in either 1991 or '92, Speedy Guerrero, myself and one or two other members of the IDGC got to throw inside the old Hoosier Dome in Indy, during warm up and pregame activities at a Colts vs....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,115
Posted By MacDaddy
The continued effort to make disc golf more like...

The continued effort to make disc golf more like ball golf is a fools paradise. Disc golf, with only basic corporate support and a lot of grass roots effort, has grown incredibly during the last 15...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,579
Posted By MacDaddy
From the looks of the pics for the course, it may...

From the looks of the pics for the course, it may not have been a good idea to put a course in there. Who designed the course?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,550
Posted By MacDaddy
Several years ago at Washington Park in Indy, I...

Several years ago at Washington Park in Indy, I was doing some course maint prepping for the '92 Am Worlds. This particular task involved trimming a long branch (30'+) using a long pole-saw. The...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 02-05-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By MacDaddy
IMHO, the "advantages" of heavy plastic (170+ gr)...

IMHO, the "advantages" of heavy plastic (170+ gr) plastic vs. light (150- gr) is often more in the mind of the thrower than anything else. In fact, if heavier discs than 150 gr had never been...
Forum: Course Design 01-14-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By MacDaddy
I would tend to lean towards doing the best...

I would tend to lean towards doing the best 18-holes layout possible with another 9-hole loop. Multi tees is a must as well as multi pin locations. And if you really want to maximize your number of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,747
Posted By MacDaddy
True story: Matt Boals and I were on our way to...

True story: Matt Boals and I were on our way to Bowling Green for the Am Nationals last year and we stopped to play Howie Baird's sweet little course, Holler in the Hills. (A freaking, awesome, epic...
Forum: Course Design 12-30-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By MacDaddy
Great job! The sport of disc golf, city and parks...

Great job! The sport of disc golf, city and parks & rec planners and their boards and budgets, can all benefit from this. We absolutely need more serious studies in academia of course design,...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 12-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,208
Posted By MacDaddy
At the 1992 PDGA Pro Worlds in Detroit, I watched...

At the 1992 PDGA Pro Worlds in Detroit, I watched Crazy John Brooks hand carry three discs; a DX Viper, DX Roc and a DX Aviar. He shot a course record! In the Pro Worlds, with three discs! It's not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By MacDaddy
As a past Cubmaster and current Committee Chair...

As a past Cubmaster and current Committee Chair for Pack 109, and a long time provider of demos for Scouts and other groups, I would recommend that you talk to EDGE/Innova. The EDGE program is very...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-12-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By MacDaddy
I am 54 and had my right hip replaced almost 5...

I am 54 and had my right hip replaced almost 5 years ago and am certainly playing better now than I was then (at least I can play)! The first year just sucks. No endurance and everything is new...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By MacDaddy
Schools, disc golf... EDGE... edgediscgolf.org ...

Schools, disc golf... EDGE... edgediscgolf.org
Great program and people!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-12-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By MacDaddy
Wow! Yeah, that IS what it's all about! Thanks so...

Wow! Yeah, that IS what it's all about! Thanks so much for sharing that!:clap:

Our goal is to open up disc golf to as many BVI-ADA players as possible. People lose their sight everyday. Many...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By MacDaddy
Thanks turbine712. Jake and I certainly agree...

Thanks turbine712. Jake and I certainly agree with you, as do virtually every BVI or ADA player that we have ever encountered! We have also found that players with other ADA issues can benefit from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By MacDaddy
Ah yes, you've tracked me down! Did you check my...

Ah yes, you've tracked me down! Did you check my profile on DGCR? It has my name on it.... anyway, it has been a ton of fun going through this process and it just gets better every day. Jake is an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-06-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By MacDaddy
I first met Jacob at the 2010 IDNR Hoosier...

I first met Jacob at the 2010 IDNR Hoosier Outdoor Experience. A wonderful 2-day event put on every September at Ft. Harrison St Park. They have all kinds of vendors and activity providers, with...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 10-27-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,794
Posted By MacDaddy
Good luck with that! :doh: You can try giving the...

Good luck with that! :doh: You can try giving the ones that do show up a perk of some type. Coupons or other discounts you might have for local goods and services, a disc, a shirt, discounts on...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-23-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,560
Posted By MacDaddy
Hazel Landing Park in Carmel, IN. Long, but not...

Hazel Landing Park in Carmel, IN. Long, but not too long. Tons of awesome trees force control on virtually every shot. A few holes in the open to let you grip it and rip it. Even exposure to a little...
Forum: Course Development 10-14-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By MacDaddy
Is there any particular reason why you are...

Is there any particular reason why you are concerned with the course being pulled shortly after it is installed? :popcorn:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-13-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,628
Posted By MacDaddy
I too enjoy the pure satisfaction of the...

I too enjoy the pure satisfaction of the perfectly planned and thrown shot. The beauty of the flight of the disc... the great feeling of having played your best round on a course or a particular hole...
Forum: Course Design 09-29-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By MacDaddy
Some people seem to focus on the alleged...

Some people seem to focus on the alleged "deception" of labeling a "9-hole" course as "18"... I would say that is only if they can't read the course sign or the description on dgcr, the one that...
Forum: Course Design 09-28-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By MacDaddy
I have numbered courses both ways, because... ...

I have numbered courses both ways, because...

1. If you have a need for just a Rec/Intermediate type course (especially good for the first course in a new area), you can number them 1-18, if they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,193
Posted By MacDaddy
There are more and more schools adding either a...

There are more and more schools adding either a permanent course or portable equipment to their facilities all the time. I designed a perm 9-hole course for Fremont Middle School (IN) this spring....
Forum: Course Development 09-13-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By MacDaddy
I see that you have hooked up with Terry and all....

I see that you have hooked up with Terry and all. I just wanted to add that the Blind Disc Golf Association (on the web and facebook) has developed adaptive audio, visual and tactile equipment for...
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