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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Steve West
See this thread...

See this thread (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=115322)

For par 2 and all other par numbers, length of the hole is only a weak indicator of what par should be. At 250 feet,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
What else would it mean? That's consistent with...

What else would it mean? That's consistent with how we play the game and how the rest of the definition works. It isn't phrased in a way that is designed to prevent the rest of the definition from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
You would if all the lanes were different...

You would if all the lanes were different lengths, widths, shapes, and oil patterns.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
That's where the expert would expect to be able...

That's where the expert would expect to be able to land a throw within the radius where the expert would expect to make the putt.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
No need for a narrow range of SSA's or a fixed...

No need for a narrow range of SSA's or a fixed number of holes. We just need to set par for each hole to be the score an expert disc golfer would be expected to make on a given hole with errorless...
Forum: Course Development 05-17-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Steve West
Local sign shop?

Local sign shop?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-17-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Steve West
Do you want to combine our raw data? ...

Do you want to combine our raw data?
http://www.stevewestdiscgolf.com/Probability_of_Scoring_a_2_in_Disc_Golf_Revised.pdf
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-14-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
Call teak support?

Call teak support?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-14-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,176
Posted By Steve West
I know that you mean to have the Parks department...

I know that you mean to have the Parks department increase the number of trash cans they set out and service. To everyone else:

Please do not put "unofficial" trash cans out on the course. The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
Perhaps "particularly passionate about par"...

Perhaps "particularly passionate about par" thinkers would have been more apt.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
Not exhausted; the leading thinkers just got...

Not exhausted; the leading thinkers just got together behind the scenes and now agree. More accurately, figured out that they never really disagreed and adjusted accordingly.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-12-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,343
Posted By Steve West
Let’s take a look at Worlds as nothing more than...

Let’s take a look at Worlds as nothing more than a means to encourage people to enter a lot of events. The chance to go to the “Big Show” is the carrot.

The points for getting an invite can be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-12-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
You're not alone. On a blue-level course, for...

You're not alone. On a blue-level course, for adding up scores and knowing how well I did that day, what works for me is counting everything as par 4. At MN Ams with two rounds of 27 holes, it was...
Forum: Course Design 05-12-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve West
Of course. But, that's a future refinement. ...

Of course. But, that's a future refinement. Throw Type variety and Scoring Variety are other types of variety that we might measure. (For Scoring Variety, we might simply compute what percent of...
Forum: Course Design 05-11-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,651
Posted By Steve West
True. Math is better suited to making sure the...

True. Math is better suited to making sure the worst holes don't get made. And it always comes after "finding" the holes.

The stat I'm developing (number of different hole lengths) can be used...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-11-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,825
Posted By Steve West
For adding up your score, nothing beats using all...

For adding up your score, nothing beats using all par 3.

For other purposes, course par usually is so poorly set as to give the whole concept of par a bad reputation.

However, properly set...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-11-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,343
Posted By Steve West
So it is settled. We're done.

So it is settled. We're done.
Forum: Course Development 05-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Steve West
Don't try to convince them to use a certain...

Don't try to convince them to use a certain design.

Try to convince them to use a designer.
Forum: Tournaments 05-08-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,687
Posted By Steve West
The afternoon nap helps. As does the morning...

The afternoon nap helps. As does the morning nap. And the nap after the early-bird dinner.

Anyway, I'm in.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Steve West
It can work with just one course. Simply...

It can work with just one course. Simply offering a $24 monthly pass is a good deal - for both the course and the players.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-07-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,854
Posted By Steve West
We're into meta-Delphi now, where coming to...

We're into meta-Delphi now, where coming to conclusions about what the factors and weights "should" be is built in to the process.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,854
Posted By Steve West
Read up on the Delphi method. Although this site...

Read up on the Delphi method. Although this site doesn't use all aspects of Delphi, you'll be much more impressed with how well this site works.

Interestingly, one precept is that "the status...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Steve West
Thank you. The idea has been in refinement for...

Thank you. The idea has been in refinement for four years now.

Only the courses can sell the passes. There's no margin for any outside party to take any part of a disc golf course's admission...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 05-07-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Steve West
Even if the mowers don't see them, that anvil...

Even if the mowers don't see them, that anvil will provide good protection, I would imagine.
Forum: DGCR Meets 05-06-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 35,601
Posted By Steve West
If you've wanted to play Wirth Par 3 but could...

If you've wanted to play Wirth Par 3 but could only afford half of the $5 to play, now you can:

Be over 55 or under 17, or

Add your email to the league's list [PRINT NEATLY, even if you give a...
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