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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,781
Posted By gdub58
Here's a slightly different scenario I...

Here's a slightly different scenario I encountered recently:

Player has a 30' uphill putt. Putt hits the cage, catches an edge and starts rolling back towards the player's bag (which was next to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-20-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,298
Posted By gdub58
So do you completely discount the value of being...

So do you completely discount the value of being able to run at a pin because you have a partner who has already put one close?

In the end it's between you and your partner, but if I were...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-20-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,298
Posted By gdub58
It is when you are playing doubles...

It is when you are playing doubles...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,298
Posted By gdub58
Funny you should say that - I have been on cards...

Funny you should say that - I have been on cards where all four of us know each other and are all decent players where someone has suggested a four-way split if anyone hits an ace. I have never...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,298
Posted By gdub58
Surprised by the amount of people who don't split...

Surprised by the amount of people who don't split it.

I run a weekly doubles and everyone splits - it's not required but around here if you don't split it is perceived as a bit of a dck move. I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-03-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,097
Posted By gdub58
I'm 56 and consider myself quite fortunate to be...

I'm 56 and consider myself quite fortunate to be in good health and to never have had a broken bone or surgery to repair anything.

I know my day is coming where I will start breaking down, but...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-11-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,614
Posted By gdub58
Really? How many guys is he? Well, on...

Really? How many guys is he?



Well, on this forum he is somewhat of an authority about PDGA rules. It is not uncommon for people to ask for his opinion on murky issues dealing with the rules....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-11-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,614
Posted By gdub58
Oh, stop it. You know exactly what Chuck's point...

Oh, stop it. You know exactly what Chuck's point was.

There are rules of disc golf just like there are rules of ball golf, rules of basketball, baseball, and so forth. In some cases (baseball...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,582
Posted By gdub58
Ridiculous. This hasn't happened in ball golf,...

Ridiculous. This hasn't happened in ball golf, why would you assume that it would happen in disc golf? There are some PGA pros that look like they could play other sports, and others who look...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,395
Posted By gdub58
What a cynical view. From my experience this is...

What a cynical view. From my experience this is entirely plausible - I know several professional ball golfers who know how their swing works and can recognize flaws in their own mechanics but are...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,395
Posted By gdub58
While they don't make the hole larger for lower...

While they don't make the hole larger for lower levels of ball golf, they do manipulate the difficulty by making the greens faster, the rough longer, and the pin placements more difficult for the top...
Forum: The Marketplace 02-14-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By gdub58
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Tournaments 02-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,048
Posted By gdub58
It seems to me there are two prevailing...

It seems to me there are two prevailing sentiments here:

There are people who think tournament play is way too serious for them and don't think the rules should be followed so strictly, or at...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,330
Posted By gdub58
Put concrete tees on that course and it is top-10...

Put concrete tees on that course and it is top-10 material. A couple of things they have right that should be on the ideal course:

- Markers placed in the fairways indicating distances from the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-19-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,396
Posted By gdub58
I really like playing tournaments, but taking an...

I really like playing tournaments, but taking an entire day (or more) to play in them is tough given all of my other commitments.

There is no good reason for this to happen. I agree...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By gdub58
This is fine - I'm not suggesting those who...

This is fine - I'm not suggesting those who prefer to remain in amateur divisions shouldn't do that. I'm suggesting that there are already enough amateur divisions that can accommodate us no matter...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By gdub58
Just curious - would you "turn pro" if this...

Just curious - would you "turn pro" if this effort was focused on that segment? Are you an amateur for a specific reason other than the level of competition vs. the pro age-protected divisions?
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-07-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,439
Posted By gdub58
I think that depends on two things - the...

I think that depends on two things - the variability of the performance based on the opponent, and the variability based on the environment. Chess is entirely opponent-dependent, which I believe is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-05-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,445
Posted By gdub58
They are two different experiences, that's for...

They are two different experiences, that's for sure. I totally agree that Lincoln Ridge is more fun for a casual round.

As for Airy, now that they utilize their multiple basket placements there...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-04-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,445
Posted By gdub58
I would say Lincoln Ridge. Yes, it is nicely...

I would say Lincoln Ridge. Yes, it is nicely maintained and it's 24 holes, but the design is just average IMO. I have seen a few reviews where people say they like this course better than Idlewild...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By gdub58
Mine was at a tournament earlier this month at...

Mine was at a tournament earlier this month at The Goat Path in KY. It was actually two shots that occurred a few holes apart. To set the scene, I was behind by two going into the final round and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,736
Posted By gdub58
I'll never understand the obsession some people...

I'll never understand the obsession some people have with distance.

I started playing when I was 50 and am 56 now. I am very competitive and as such really enjoy playing in tournaments. I can't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-25-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By gdub58
Happy Holiday wishes to all!

Happy Holiday wishes to all!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By gdub58
I recently did a road trip that included a stop...

I recently did a road trip that included a stop in Nashville and played those same three and Cedar Hill was definitely my favorite. Seven Oaks was definitely fun, but I thought it was one of those...
Forum: Tournaments 12-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 49,717
Posted By gdub58
One of the other appealing aspects is that the...

One of the other appealing aspects is that the courses are all so close together, and there is such a high level of organization about the whole thing.

Overall it is such a unique experience...
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