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Forum: Discs Yesterday, 07:41 PM
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Posted By JC17393
It's approved, but under its original name: F-18...

It's approved, but under its original name: F-18 Hornet.
Forum: Tournaments 12-20-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,455
Posted By JC17393
That picture is from Pro Worlds. There were no...

That picture is from Pro Worlds. There were no Ams.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,936
Posted By JC17393
It's been televised for decades. The biggest...

It's been televised for decades. The biggest reason is that it's cheap to film. Two cameras (one pointed down the alley at the pins, one pointed at the players) are all you really need, and they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By JC17393
To be fair, at least to the "experienced...

To be fair, at least to the "experienced players", the definition used to be included in the text of the rule itself as well as the Definitions section. When they published the most recent update of...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-19-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By JC17393
Ditto this. I've warned as well and it sped...

Ditto this. I've warned as well and it sped things up. As with a lot of rules, a lot of people are oblivious to the fact they're in violation until they're called on it. One friendly and well...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By JC17393
Alternate shot rounds tend to go far faster than...

Alternate shot rounds tend to go far faster than a typical round. Certainly faster than the average best shot doubles round. I hear you on throwing half the number of shots being a downer, but in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,822
Posted By JC17393
http://wfdf.org/worldrecords/?r_sec=1 It was...

http://wfdf.org/worldrecords/?r_sec=1

It was a desert, so some asterisks apply. The "turf" roller record is 211.24m (693 feet). At the time it was set, it was longer than the air record. But...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,016
Posted By JC17393
Put 60-70 hours a week into operating and...

Put 60-70 hours a week into operating and maintaining a pay-to-play disc golf course that has seen roughly 10,000 players come through this year.

Ran 2 PDGA events, 3 doubles tournaments, 2...
Forum: Tournaments 12-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,455
Posted By JC17393
There needs to be a deadline? Who cares if it is...

There needs to be a deadline? Who cares if it is 5 years or 10 years or 50 years in the future? If people want to see it happen some day, whenever someday is, what's it to you if they keep trying...
Forum: Tournaments 12-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,455
Posted By JC17393
Maybe because despite the growth, we haven't yet...

Maybe because despite the growth, we haven't yet crossed the magical threshold which will trigger the first big sponsor to jump on board? Just because we haven't gotten there yet doesn't mean we...
Forum: Tournaments 12-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,455
Posted By JC17393
If you didn't care, you wouldn't be posting and...

If you didn't care, you wouldn't be posting and making a big deal about how much you don't think disc golf is a spectator sport.

Any sport or activity that has any number of spectators is by...
Forum: Tournaments 12-17-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,455
Posted By JC17393
Spectators are spectators, whether there are two...

Spectators are spectators, whether there are two of them or two million of them. Without a product to watch, however, there will be no spectators at all. Ever.

So what exactly is the harm in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By JC17393
What I don't understand about your post is what...

What I don't understand about your post is what the difference between "marking the lie" and "marking the mark" because I have no idea what you mean by "mark". The marker marks the lie. The term...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By JC17393
What is a mark? Can we get a translation of this...

What is a mark? Can we get a translation of this into English?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
No, they don't. BSF has a tiered entry...

No, they don't.

BSF has a tiered entry system that favors high rated players, but it doesn't flat out disallow lower rated players from getting in.

Vibram has a qualifying system which in no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
Chuck isn't an authority on the PDGA NT rules and...

Chuck isn't an authority on the PDGA NT rules and regs. If you really want the final answer, you have to ask Andrew or Michael at PDGA HQ.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
It's the cut off for pros playing MA1...amateurs...

It's the cut off for pros playing MA1...amateurs above 970 can play MA1 all they want.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
Keep dreaming on them putting a minimum rating on...

Keep dreaming on them putting a minimum rating on the NT. Doing so would kill the tour more than it would help it. There simply aren't enough players to sustain it.

And those guidelines you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
The bolded is patently false. Open is open. ...

The bolded is patently false. Open is open. There is no minimum rating, period. Pro is a choice in this sport. We don't have the numbers to do it any other way.

There is no chance of a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
Why is it up to the PDGA? The PDGA doesn't...

Why is it up to the PDGA?

The PDGA doesn't run tournaments. Local organizers do. Yes, the bigger events get a lot more support from the PDGA (particularly majors and NTs), but those events don't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
Given that the Memorial registration start date...

Given that the Memorial registration start date was also on the front page of PDGA.com, I'm gonna guess that anyone who doesn't register before it fills will complain. Why would things change?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,056
Posted By JC17393
That's true. Don't need a membership number for...

That's true. Don't need a membership number for that to work though.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
Well, that's essentially what they're doing now...

Well, that's essentially what they're doing now by running the concurrent Am field. Those divisons are funding, at least in part, the added cash on the Pro side. It's no different than any other...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,122
Posted By JC17393
The way you increase the supply is by eliminating...

The way you increase the supply is by eliminating other divisions, not by adding courses/rounds. Remove the Am side completely and you have twice the capacity on the Pro side. Remove the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By JC17393
I think you misunderstand what I mean by home...

I think you misunderstand what I mean by home course advantage. No player has an advantage over the others. They ALL have the advantage of knowing the course well and shooting it well. And when...
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