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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-03-2016, 11:19 PM
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Good questions, Dog! I conducted my first big...

Good questions, Dog! I conducted my first big disc golf survey in the last couple months. These questions are definitely better than some of mine. The hard part is figuring out the best questions...
Forum: Tournaments 01-06-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Thanks for all the feedback on this idea,...

Thanks for all the feedback on this idea, everyone! I love the knowledge and passion here.

The event, which I didn't mention, is the big St Jude Disc Golf Charity Invitational on Memorial Day...
Forum: Tournaments 01-06-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Yes, that's them. Buyer beware, apparently. ...

Yes, that's them. Buyer beware, apparently.

For what it's worth, I used a different company in 1994 to set up a hole-in-one fundraiser at the California State Overall Championships. Harold Hampton...
Forum: Tournaments 01-05-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
The prospective insurer is Hole-In-Won. Despite...

The prospective insurer is Hole-In-Won. Despite the goofy name, they have a fair amount of experience insuring disc golf. They take disc golf seriously, as best they can.

Their pricing is based...
Forum: Tournaments 01-05-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Hole-in-one insurance: How many tournament aces 375+ feet in 2015?

Working with a hole-in-one insurer on pricing for at a big event this Spring with lots of excellent players.

The hole on the "Pro" layout measures ~440 feet, but plays ~375 due to downhill. It's...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
To be clear, most of these designs is only...

To be clear, most of these designs is only serving a very narrow audience. The first six are optimized for players rated 960-1000. And Verdugo is the only one of my top ten that has a second set of...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-23-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
I've played all 17 dual golf courses in...

I've played all 17 dual golf courses in California. The survey, in progress, will rate players' impressions of design, fun, affordability, everything.

For my two cents, here's how I'd rate them...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-22-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
The courses are hit or miss. Some have good...

The courses are hit or miss. Some have good layouts and a good idea how to create a good experience, some have neither. IMO, all of them are leaving substantial $$ on the table due to mediocre...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 12-22-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 159,265
Quick thanks to Upper Park Designs for...

Quick thanks to Upper Park Designs for co-sponsoring the big raffle for players who take this survey about dual golf courses in California. ("dual golf" means a disc golf course on a ball golf...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-22-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
9 out of 19 new courses in California are on ball golf courses

That's nearly half our growth for 2015. To help guide the growth, we're conducting a detailed survey of all the permanent dual golf courses in California. It's essentially a customer satisfaction...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 27,772
Agreed, but where? We have a lot of design and...

Agreed, but where? We have a lot of design and development talent in the Bay Area -- not that all the recent courses reflect it well, admittedly -- but very few places to build.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-20-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
At this point, getting speeds on 4 out of 5...

At this point, getting speeds on 4 out of 5 throws would be okay. Thanks!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-19-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Affordable reliable radar gun

I want to buy a radar gun and display screen for a fundraiser. Maybe even a whole bunch of them, actually.

Can anyone recommend an affordable, reliable setup?

I've heard that the setup for Mr...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-15-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Zeroing in

Thanks everyone for your thoughts on this...

Yes, there are lots of variables in play. I took them into account very roughly, aware that many things -- e.g., seasons, population, and how one...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Marketing to U.S. companies

I'm looking for a decent guess of US golfers because I'm trying to put the sport in perspective for US businesses that may want to get involved.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Disc golf rounds played in 2014 - how many total for all U.S. players?

Has someone ventured an educated guess as to how many total rounds U.S. players play each year? I've poked around, couldn't find anything.

My guess is, hmm, 40 million rounds. Based on roughly...
Forum: Discs 08-16-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Do the most popular discs vary from region to region?

If retailers listed their top sellers, would the lists be pretty much the same no matter where the retailer is located (in the US)? If there's significance various, why -- prominent sponsored player...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-01-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,468
Nicely done, Scarp. :) For what it's worth,...

Nicely done, Scarp. :)

For what it's worth, Conrad Damon and I did pretty well, back in 1996, when we played 15 courses and 225 holes in one day . I was no longer in excellent shape -- by the end,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,274
Baskets were removed by ball golf management...

Baskets were removed by ball golf management after the disc golf tourney on Sunday. Apparently, the ball golf people expected to get half of the entry fees in exchange for closing the course for the...
Forum: Course Development 03-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,634
2015 update?

Steve,

Yes, demand doesn't generate supply in disc golf. :)

I'd love to know the criteria for this map. I'm guessing PDGA registrations by zip code compared to holes within a certain...
Forum: Course Development 03-15-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,634
hehe, busiest courses

wish we had a way to track actual number of rounds played at all the courses on DGCR, or at least reasonably good guesses. we think GGP is in the top 5 busiest courses in the world, but have no way...
Forum: Course Development 03-14-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,634
ok, what's the biggest county with no courses

After the boroughs of New York City, what's the biggest county with no courses? San Mateo county has zero holes for over 700,000 people. DC has zero holes and fewer people -- a little under 700,000. ...
Forum: Course Development 03-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,634
Counties with least holes per capita

We Bay Area disc golfers are trying to convince San Mateo county to install a course, just one course, somewhere in the county. Right now, there is one 18-hole course, an awesome overcrowded course,...
Forum: Hole of the Day 12-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,548
my error. the longer uphill position is the C...

my error. the longer uphill position is the C position, which measures 289 and plays roughly 340.
Forum: Hole of the Day 12-02-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,548
GGP #16 is slightly uphill overall, maybe 5-10...

GGP #16 is slightly uphill overall, maybe 5-10 elevation gain. The fairway slopes significantly right-to-left, then rises near the green with drop-offs behind. Plays about 30 feet longer than it...
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