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Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-20-2014, 10:10 PM
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Posted By jdawg24
I've got to reply to this post from the...

I've got to reply to this post from the perspective of someone who is local to the course and owns houses in the surrounding neighborhood. It's really not as scary as people make it sound. Your...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-26-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,536
Posted By jdawg24
We've had a sheep herd clearing Perkerson in...

We've had a sheep herd clearing Perkerson in Atlanta for the last 3 weeks. http://perkersondiscgolf.com/2013/09/11/sheep-progress/

They have about 50-head out, which is smaller than optimal (last...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-10-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,211
Posted By jdawg24
This material is very grippy when wet, even with...

This material is very grippy when wet, even with mud on your shoes. It's similar to the playground material, but is a lot harder. The difference is that the playground material is applied in a...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-06-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,211
Posted By jdawg24
This material is very pervious, which is why the...

This material is very pervious, which is why the city pushed for it. Not sure if it will clog up or not, that's definitely a concern of mine. The two test pads that have been installed for 5 months...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-06-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,211
Posted By jdawg24
We have the same concerns about the rotation on...

We have the same concerns about the rotation on the same spot causing wear at front of the teepad, so we'll see how it holds up. If it really wears out, we can cut out the damaged part and re-apply...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-06-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,211
Posted By jdawg24
Poured-in-place Rubber Teepads

We finally got our rubber teepads poured at Perkerson Park (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=2590) in Atlanta. I wanted to share some info on the material for those interested -- and I'm...
Forum: Hole of the Day 07-15-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,260
Posted By jdawg24
That photo is #3 from the temporary course (if...

That photo is #3 from the temporary course (if you played during 2007-2011) not the current #3 (which connor described). It was a par 3 playing about 450-500' downhill. At about 380-400 there was...
Forum: Course Design 07-09-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,355
Posted By jdawg24
Great thread! Here are a few thoughts I have,...

Great thread! Here are a few thoughts I have, based on designing two courses in public parks and one on private land.

1 - Understand your constraints before doing anything. For the private land...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-02-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By jdawg24
If you play Perkerson, be sure to take a map...

If you play Perkerson, be sure to take a map (check course page) as most of the temporary signage is missing ... easy to navigate if you have a map.

The other best courses are JP Moseley,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-20-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By jdawg24
In Atlanta, there is a non-profit group...

In Atlanta, there is a non-profit group (http://www.parkpride.org/) that supports city of Atlanta parks. One of the ways they do this is by collecting donations from large corporations (like Home...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By jdawg24
I recently wrote (and won) a grant for a course...

I recently wrote (and won) a grant for a course development project in Atlanta. I'd be happy to share the document with you if want it, just PM me your email. It has some before/after photos and...
Forum: Course Development 05-27-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Originally it was going to be a par 31, but the...

Originally it was going to be a par 31, but the par 4's didn't work very well due to the lack of undergrowth. Bad shots weren't punished so it didn't really matter where you threw, and there wasn't...
Forum: Course Development 05-21-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
The opening went impressively well, except for...

The opening went impressively well, except for thunder at the end. They brought out about 100 people and did a formal opening ceremony with tents, 30 minutes of speakers, and even cut a ribbon tied...
Forum: Course Development 05-21-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Reminder that the grand opening of this course is...

Reminder that the grand opening of this course is Today @ 2pm. Come on out if you're in the Atlanta area.
Forum: Course Design 05-08-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By jdawg24
If you have the money and space, go...

If you have the money and space, go 12'....especially on holes requiring run ups. My new personal favorite is trapezoid shaped 12' long, 6' wide in back and 4' wide in front
Forum: Course Development 04-25-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Ribbon cutting and grand opening are set for...

Ribbon cutting and grand opening are set for Tuesday May 21 @ 2pm. Baskets will be installed the same day and course will be fully complete and ready to open -- shouldn't be much of a break in...
Forum: Other Gear 04-25-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By jdawg24
I paid $100 for a really old mach 3 (like 20+...

I paid $100 for a really old mach 3 (like 20+ years old, in OK condition) -- and I wish I'd gotten more at that price. Under $150 is a good deal.
Forum: Course Development 04-04-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Update: Concrete is installed on all pads. ...

Update:

Concrete is installed on all pads. I haven't seen them yet but heard they are very well done. A few are crooked and will their alignment will be fixed by adding concrete, so those will...
Forum: Course Development 03-14-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
They aren't in yet, although I think they have...

They aren't in yet, although I think they have already arrived. Once the pads are done I'll run some action with temp baskets to test out all of the pin positions before giving them green light to...
Forum: Course Development 03-13-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Playable soon, but they don't have an exact date...

Playable soon, but they don't have an exact date yet. The parks dept has decided to pull out the gravel pads and replace with concrete!

So far, no need for volunteer labor, everything is being...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-21-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,564
Posted By jdawg24
We used to string several thousand feet of twine...

We used to string several thousand feet of twine for tourneys (now I'm too lazy). I found that the sisal twine mentioned in post 2 worked the best. The fastest way to stake it down that we found...
Forum: Course Development 02-21-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
Teepads are finally under construction with...

Teepads are finally under construction with baskets to follow soon. There will be a big grand opening celebration this spring, date TBD.

For the time being, the teepads will be compacted gravel...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,736
Posted By jdawg24
Brad (who is kelly's partner in the mikrocopter...

Brad (who is kelly's partner in the mikrocopter venture) was kind enough to shoot some video for us at perkerson in atlanta. This is some of the raw (unedited) video clips thrown together:
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Forum: Course Development 01-14-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By jdawg24
There's supposed to be a grand opening this...

There's supposed to be a grand opening this spring, but dates have not been announced. It's pretty well marked with wood stakes at front/back of teepads and at pin placements. Teepads have possibly...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-06-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By jdawg24
I did this and it successfully led to a permanent...

I did this and it successfully led to a permanent course in a city park in downtown Atlanta (perkerson park). I researched all possible locations (city parks) that were suitable for a course, picked...
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