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Forum: Course Design 03-19-2015, 11:46 PM
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Posted By Royal Hill
David - I hear ya… There are private layouts,...

David - I hear ya… There are private layouts, then there are private layouts.

It likely depends on your surrounds. End of the road, private drive in - do what you want. In your own canyon, way...
Forum: Course Design 03-19-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 50,675
Posted By Royal Hill
I like the predator basket design for a home...

I like the predator basket design for a home course. (I like a lot of baskets for home course use - not in the market for baskets, but thought I'd comment)

If it was my tract, I'd feel...
Forum: Tournaments 03-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Royal Hill
pecosRob, There are more charities out...

pecosRob,

There are more charities out there than you could ever imagine.

Local ones: foodbanks and such are always great cause they are local.
Passion ones: Find one that interests you...
Forum: Tournaments 03-03-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Royal Hill
Just to help you, this is my best inference as to...

Just to help you, this is my best inference as to your intent:

A scorecard based event
Zero entry fee
Recognition for performance (awards)
Charity component
Optional vending opportunities
...
Forum: Course Design 02-20-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,521
Posted By Royal Hill
I have been more of an advocate of greens near...

I have been more of an advocate of greens near slopes
compared to
Greens that are on slopes.

Doesn't sound much different, but it is. DeLa veaga has many pins that are near the dreaded...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,794
Posted By Royal Hill
How about some five gallon landscape planters...

How about some five gallon landscape planters with 8-10 ft clump bamboos…

you know… just set out for today or practice ramp up and event weekend. picked up tomorrow or at event tear down then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,794
Posted By Royal Hill
Chuck, This is in part one of the principles...

Chuck,
This is in part one of the principles of the Lk Stevens baskets mentioned above, although yours involves somewhat radial symmetry (where the FredC baskets are often one side dominant). ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,794
Posted By Royal Hill
Next option: For those in the chain...

Next option:

For those in the chain narrowing camp: How about a fixed length chain constrictor?
(x) inches long, intended to thread through the outer chains at the (y) links from the top...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,794
Posted By Royal Hill
Thoughts on catching zone size: I agree...

Thoughts on catching zone size:

I agree with Chuck K that decreasing the vertical opening size seems the most easy adaptation for current set ups for a special day use. Does anyone have an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,378
Posted By Royal Hill
Thinking about this thread over the last day, I...

Thinking about this thread over the last day, I did come up with a counterpoint way a club could conceivably do something like this.

A club could offer a "scholarship" program, or a "grant"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-16-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,378
Posted By Royal Hill
There's a place for "passing a hat" to help fund...

There's a place for "passing a hat" to help fund a worthy cause.
Or a donation jar
Or a bake sale
Or a stand alone event who's structure model can generate fundraiser revenues. (and billed as...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,210
Posted By Royal Hill
H Bill, Sounds great - your passion rings...

H Bill,

Sounds great - your passion rings through your words loud and clear. It is amazing when given carte blanche to do what you think needs done.

Is there a site or link where you've...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-29-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,236
Posted By Royal Hill
Best Advice on towels: There is a thing called...

Best Advice on towels:
There is a thing called a Grommet Kit available at most sewing/craft/hobby stores.

Acquire one of these sets - Grommet Set size Large - includes the metal pin Setter,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By Royal Hill
Fewer than fifteen players? Gosh, in that...

Fewer than fifteen players?

Gosh, in that case you can ask each person individually - "Bob, you on board with the plan? Carl, how about you? Eric, any questions? Lindsey, we good?" , etc...
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By Royal Hill
Best Advice: seek to use an event format that is...

Best Advice: seek to use an event format that is low on risk structure.

Could be any format really, fundraiser or trophy (recognition) only, but the key for first time is avoiding the merchandise...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,937
Posted By Royal Hill
Whenever this particular issue comes up - with...

Whenever this particular issue comes up - with this player or others before him - I always take a moment and l remember what it feels like to actually intend to fault. Try it some time. Try and...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 12-31-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,116
Posted By Royal Hill
Eric, Monty's been influenced by the simple...

Eric,

Monty's been influenced by the simple basket arrows at Bud Pell at Ross Farm DGC in WA st. On this course small simple wood stock "arrows" are drilled at each end and zip tied to one of the...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 12-30-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,116
Posted By Royal Hill
Had a mental image, then saw the prototype...

Had a mental image, then saw the prototype drawing.

Bummer, it would become a step. Too enticing. The major thought would be that when it gets bent down to the ground, would the arrow still be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,868
Posted By Royal Hill
I continue to like the counterpoints that D Sauls...

I continue to like the counterpoints that D Sauls is putting out there. Careful with freebies when it comes to club memberships. Plus, be extra carefull with "lifetime" status. People change,...
Forum: Course Design 12-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Royal Hill
I will agree strongly with the rationing behind...

I will agree strongly with the rationing behind JC's post above. The timeframe seems too compressed to likely match realistic growth, as most areas see it, especially if growing from the ground up...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-25-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,868
Posted By Royal Hill
What's better than membership.. Or fifteen...

What's better than membership.. Or fifteen dollars?

"Recognition"

That recognition could take many different forms. Hopefully those close to the person will know what "recognition" means the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-19-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,990
Posted By Royal Hill
Thoughts on effectiveness of home routines: ...

Thoughts on effectiveness of home routines:

Number one: consider Two baskets. It is amazing how more efficient and effective of a strategy this is. Doesn't matter if they are cheap or expensive...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-18-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By Royal Hill
Alternate shot can be fun among friends. ...

Alternate shot can be fun among friends.

Someone eluded to what I feel is a good guiding principle if designing "non normal" formats when general attendance/random draw events are concerned.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-16-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Royal Hill
It seems like I've posted on a very similar...

It seems like I've posted on a very similar thread to this one, but some best principles still hold true.

A great club would consider having:

A club webpage: main emphasis on being the outward...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 11-07-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,705
Posted By Royal Hill
One extra addendum: IF you have a basket...

One extra addendum:

IF you have a basket location that is on a steep slope, say like on a "fast green" and the bucket technique is used - (which would be advantageous for install because of the...
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