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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-29-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,336
Posted By tom12003
I know that Big Jerm has been wearing those...

I know that Big Jerm has been wearing those Adidas for 6 months or more and he absolutely swears by them. They are still a little pricey for me. I found a cheaper alternative--Adidas marathon...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-04-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By tom12003
I should have included this pic in my opening...

I should have included this pic in my opening post.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1105524182798812&set=a.722041321147102.1073741827.100000237230703&type=3...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-02-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By tom12003
Bridges, slippery when wet

I'm sure this has been discussed before but my searches failed to find them.

About 20 years ago I slipped on a wet bridge and broke my wrist during an A-tier.

There is a fairly simple...
Forum: Course Design 12-19-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By tom12003
Why not make contact with the basket suppliers;...

Why not make contact with the basket suppliers; they will happily give you a quote from which you may be able to negotiate.
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,859
Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
I admit, I've been skeptical of the Am. DG Tour...

I admit, I've been skeptical of the Am. DG Tour (and still am). If they pull it off, more power to them. I've played casual (and maybe a few tournament) rounds with the organizers and have enjoyed...
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,859
Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
Nothing really other than a pic of a nice ball...

Nothing really other than a pic of a nice ball golf fairway.
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,859
Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
If you can't see Ricky's post: Just got back...

If you can't see Ricky's post:
Just got back from visiting Cobblestone Park in Blythewood SC. This will be home of the American Open 2016 Disc Golf tournament. Wow this place is epic! I have played...
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 08:24 PM
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Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
top pros are among the best to help design what...

top pros are among the best to help design what will test them. They are not the baggers like me. Ever hear of Nicklaus designing a ball golf course
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 08:22 PM
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Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
friends

friends
Forum: Tournaments 12-19-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,859
Views: 130,327
Posted By tom12003
Wysocki just played (and helped design...

Wysocki just played (and helped design Cobblestone); from his Facebook post (https://www.facebook.com/ricky.wysocki.3/posts/10206942276749301?from_close_friend=1&notif_t=close_friend_activity), he...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-19-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By tom12003
These stats can be very misleading. The cost of...

These stats can be very misleading. The cost of land factors into how much acreage an area has for parks. A heavily populated area might have dozens of parks that are under 10 acres but only one park...
Forum: Tournaments 12-03-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,832
Posted By tom12003
We've used old discarded garden hose nailed down...

We've used old discarded garden hose nailed down to define an island green at Renny (hole 18). Its cheap and lasts for years. May not be the best choice if you are trying to define thousands of feet...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By tom12003
What day will you be in town. As I am retired, I...

What day will you be in town. As I am retired, I can be a guide for Renny, RL Smith, or Winget. Next week we lose daylight savings time (impossible to putt after 5:15-5:30). Renny Gold will be a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,823
Posted By tom12003
There are many factors that can come into...

There are many factors that can come into league/tournament exclusivity of play in Charlotte. First, the club has a contract with the Parks & Rec in which we can close a course but only if we clear...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-14-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,226
Posted By tom12003
When a disc gets yanked through seemingly...

When a disc gets yanked through seemingly impenetrable trees, doesn't hit any of them, and still lands favorably--a "seeing-eye" disc.

When a guy throws a 50 ft worm-burner, I often comment--does...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-14-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By tom12003
Eastern PA DGers--Audobon?

Back in the mid-1990s, I remember playing a DG course at Audobon Park in eastern PA (a little west-northwest of Norristown). Is my memory fading or is the course now extinct (we may have killed too...
Forum: Tournaments 10-13-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
As far as speed of play at the USDGC, I (spotter...

As far as speed of play at the USDGC, I (spotter on hole 9) saw very little time difference between the performance and the open divisions; if anything the open took longer per throw but the...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-12-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,543
Posted By tom12003
"Best" is subjected, Charlotte has half a dozen...

"Best" is subjected, Charlotte has half a dozen courses over 4.0 (DGCR rated) and another 10 over a 3.5 rating. Subjectivity is "best" the hardest beat-down course or is it a course that is fun but...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-12-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,351
Posted By tom12003
These 18 are all quality and built/naintainbed by...

These 18 are all quality and built/naintainbed by the Charlotte DGC; 17 of 18 (one's a 12 holer) are 18-hole courses and all are within 15 miles of "downtown". If one extends the perimeter and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-11-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,391
Posted By tom12003
Big Jerm use to be called the 2-m stick; very...

Big Jerm use to be called the 2-m stick; very useful if playing the 2-m rule. Stokely an inch or 2 shorter. Wysocki and Will in the 6'2"-6'3" range.
Forum: Tournaments 10-10-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
Not really, its just not as open as the rest of...

Not really, its just not as open as the rest of the course. Its the only hole I parred a few years ago when I played with the ropes.
Forum: Tournaments 10-10-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
Just got home after spotting on hole 9 all week...

Just got home after spotting on hole 9 all week and in the rain for 7+ hours today. Decided to watch from home with a brew than walking in the elements and my overall wetness.

I'm guessing the...
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
No, but you are welcome to try (ha, ha).

No, but you are welcome to try (ha, ha).
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
For you unfortunates that can’t be at the USDGC,...

For you unfortunates that can’t be at the USDGC, these forums don’t do justice to what you are missing besides the disc golf action.

First, a large art of the unseen action is the PDGA and EDGE...
Forum: Tournaments 10-06-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,010
Posted By tom12003
Its generally a 500+ throw across the lake unless...

Its generally a 500+ throw across the lake unless the winds are swirly. Last year the discs (I think they were thunderbirds) were a little understandable for the big arms. The lake carry is still...
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