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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-28-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,327
Posted By hawk12
I couldn't agree more Chuck. Spend all of June...

I couldn't agree more Chuck. Spend all of June working in Texas, Austin, Dallas, Houston areas. Played 28 courses, most of the 2/3 times each as plenty were 9 holers that were rated over 2.5 and...
Forum: Course Design 08-20-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 686
Posted By hawk12
That's really what I was getting at - Safety...

That's really what I was getting at - Safety first. Having blind shots at baskets, or blind fairway intersections half way down the fairway to the same basket 'could' pose a significant problem. I...
Forum: Course Design 08-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 686
Posted By hawk12
I'm going to side with Biscoe on this one, the...

I'm going to side with Biscoe on this one, the chances for a casual group throwing on another group is too dangerous. In a shotgun start with ALL players knowing what the deal is , maybe you can get...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-10-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By hawk12
Chainstar and DiscCAtchers are by far the best...

Chainstar and DiscCAtchers are by far the best IMO. They catch fair, and rarely spit out.

Mach X totally stink, as they favor a straight on hard putt style over a hyzer putt or soft putt styles -...
Forum: Hole of the Day 08-10-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By hawk12
Red: 200 ft. Par 3 - - Stand and deliver FLX...

Red: 200 ft. Par 3 - - Stand and deliver FLX Buzzz if head wind, no wind Judge
White: 305 ft. Par 3 - - Nice and smooth Pearly pre Barry Beast
Silver: 485 ft. Par 3 - - Tresspass bombed around the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 22,646
Posted By hawk12
I was there, saw all of this go down. He missed...

I was there, saw all of this go down. He missed his mark by more than the video shows, he was off to either side often. I became an issue and everyone there, spectators and other players that...
Forum: Course Development 07-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By hawk12
My parents worked for the State Chamber of...

My parents worked for the State Chamber of COmmerce for over 20 years. I've been to and seen many dedication ceremonies.

Set an adjenda for the ceremony - welcome everyone, intro speech as to the...
Forum: Course Design 07-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By hawk12
A lot of aspiring designers posted above - and...

A lot of aspiring designers posted above - and the one thing I didn;t read (or missed it) was that they went and learned from a seasoned designer...

Start volunteering at a course, decide if you...
Forum: Course Design 07-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By hawk12
a 250 ft walk is not that bad, unless all the...

a 250 ft walk is not that bad, unless all the holes are under 250ft, then it seems longer in relativity. GO for good holes, and sometimes you ahve to have a walk. Sometimes course and property...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,449
Posted By hawk12
Stafford Woods in Voorhees, NJ was the best one...

Stafford Woods in Voorhees, NJ was the best one I've played, by quite a long shot. Too bad we added another 9 and made it a very good 18... JK

< it was a great 9 holes with 4 tightly wooded...
Forum: Course Development 06-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By hawk12
Here in South Jersey we started a club 4 years...

Here in South Jersey we started a club 4 years ago, was 2 years in the thought process before that. In the last 4 years, our club has grown up from a concept, we have grown from 30, to 65, to 120+...
Forum: Course Development 05-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By hawk12
since Worlds is in your area, might want to try...

since Worlds is in your area, might want to try looking at the clubs and guys that have already put in courses out that way. They know what they are doing. J Gary is a bit busy for the next few...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By hawk12
agree, they are great for pathways and holding...

agree, they are great for pathways and holding mulch in place between holes. I only use them to 'define' a fairway when the hole is under construction and want to show people what needs to be...
Forum: Course Design 04-22-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,993
Posted By hawk12
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/trailbuild...

http://www.americantrails.org/resources/trailbuilding/

start with what you find here... There is plenty of useful info
Forum: Course Design 04-20-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By hawk12
there are trail building books, many techniques...

there are trail building books, many techniques have been used on the Appalachian Trail and can be found online. Search and find what works best for your situation. Often times its prevention and...
Forum: Course Design 04-20-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,993
Posted By hawk12
how about actually reading the tons and tons of...

how about actually reading the tons and tons of books on "ball" golf course design.

There is some excellent information, everything from design styles, history of design, history of the sport...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 04-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By hawk12
I actually install our carpets a bit...

I actually install our carpets a bit differently... I dig a shallow trench in the front and back of the tee area, put the carpet in the trench & set a 4-6" log down on top of the carpet in the...
Forum: Course Development 04-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By hawk12
Thank you all who helped to meet the fundraising...

Thank you all who helped to meet the fundraising goal for this course!

The baskets went in Jan 28th, and we are having the Grand Opening Tournament this Saturday. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By hawk12
design goes in several stages in my experience,...

design goes in several stages in my experience, and I'm with Biscoe... You don't have to remove underbrush, but sometimes what looked like a par 4 pushing through a bunch of crap turns into a par...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 03-05-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By hawk12
HVS, you nailed it! Reconsider that retirement...

HVS, you nailed it! Reconsider that retirement and make about 5 and see how quickly they sell... Could have an opportunity here. I know how solid your bags are and the market is not met up with...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By hawk12
thank you all very much, got some good ideas...

thank you all very much, got some good ideas above what I had previously.

When the town decides on the verbiage and makes it, I'll post back what it reads... But that's gov't so expect it in like...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By hawk12
that is for another park in the township as an...

that is for another park in the township as an example...

Are there any comments that can add some disc golf rules and such, or are we all just here to complain about an example?
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-13-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By hawk12
this is what the park has and its no where near...

this is what the park has and its no where near what is needed.

Short list is:
No pruning, no cutting branches, etc.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-13-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By hawk12
Park and Course rules SIGNS

Please post your pics or list of rules that you have posted at your disc golf course, and park rules.

The idea is to post large rules signs at the entrance of the course/park to let players and...
Forum: Course Design 02-06-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,725
Posted By hawk12
studying a particular 'skill level' that the...

studying a particular 'skill level' that the course was designed for has really, really helped me to build better courses, and holes on each course I've done in the last 5 years.... I'm able to hit...
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