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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 11:35 AM
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Much of California seems to use it. Perhaps as...

Much of California seems to use it. Perhaps as the origination location for our sport, they have a stronger sense of tradition more than logic in hanging onto the penalty?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By Cgkdisc
With regard to the OP. if there were an easy way...

With regard to the OP. if there were an easy way to do it, I would prefer to not use scores thrown by propagators that include penalty padding like missing holes. I agree that mental error penalties...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By Cgkdisc
T&D for our current game is not an appropriate...

T&D for our current game is not an appropriate fairway challenge element for a few reasons. However, it can be an appropriate element to discourage routes outside the course property in the same way...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By Cgkdisc
There's a lot of potential content that could be...

There's a lot of potential content that could be discussed in depth. For starters, rather than regurgitate it here, please read or re-read my story on Granularity. That's the current go-to in-depth...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-04-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,421
Posted By Cgkdisc
Coaching and tweaking will be happening for...

Coaching and tweaking will be happening for several events upcoming. The anomalies are discovered by course stats, not necessarily by event. I did mention extreme weather.

I'd like to get to the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-04-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,421
Posted By Cgkdisc
We have internal calculations that can flag...

We have internal calculations that can flag anomalies. These have been automated to flag Roger when doing ratings processing. The reason for an anomaly can be extreme weather, improper course layout...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-03-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,421
Posted By Cgkdisc
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.pdga.com/non-standard-rules-and-waivers-explained
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-03-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,345
Posted By Cgkdisc
If any recommendations come from the new...

If any recommendations come from the new manufacturer consortium, there's a better chance it will be to roll back the specs based on interference concerns in crowded parks. But my perception is we've...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,345
Posted By Cgkdisc
More likely changes in the rules and course...

More likely changes in the rules and course design than disc specs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
Could be. Probably could have been a B-tier but...

Could be. Probably could have been a B-tier but maybe they felt XA still sounded better and players would have to be PDGA members. Plus it was a charity with fund raising expectations and potentially...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,345
Posted By Cgkdisc
My observations over the years. 1. New plastics...

My observations over the years.
1. New plastics improved durability slowing flight changes over time.
2. Discs finally maxed out on the sharpness and rim width specs.
3. Blizzard technology...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,083
Posted By Cgkdisc
Rellort (reverse of troller)

Rellort (reverse of troller)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
Fan interest will eventually pay their bills if...

Fan interest will eventually pay their bills if the tour works. You know you've hit mainstream when Vegas takes an interest in the sport. Stats drive that action.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-02-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
I think the case can be made that helping to...

I think the case can be made that helping to produce their personal stats is in their best financial interest in the long run both for personal knowledge and for their developing fan base. They will...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,838
Posted By Cgkdisc
I'm thinking events like various skiing and...

I'm thinking events like various skiing and snowboarding events have sufficient variety of courses and tricks to be more comparable than regular track & field or swimming, although Michael Phelps was...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
If you can't trust the players, can you trust...

If you can't trust the players, can you trust their hole scores?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,838
Posted By Cgkdisc
Not sure how you compare 1-throw per round to...

Not sure how you compare 1-throw per round to team sport stats. Ball golf handicaps are not publicly maintained for top pros.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
Here's what it says on the DGWT website. "One...

Here's what it says on the DGWT website.
"One example of these rules exceptions are the advanced scoring responsibilities of players in a DGWT event. (An advanced scoring system will be used in all...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
One item I heard discussed about a month ago is...

One item I heard discussed about a month ago is the players must track certain info regarding their throws on special scorecards to provide more info for stats. Perhaps there's a penalty for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 92,966
Posted By Cgkdisc
Yes. I believe he's still a Canadian citizen...

Yes. I believe he's still a Canadian citizen who's married to Elaine King sponsored by Discraft.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-01-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By Cgkdisc
The difference between casual and buncr is with...

The difference between casual and buncr is with buncr you cannot play from that surface. Buncr is already allowed in the rules under 805.03B but it just hasn't been called that officially.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
There have been many X-tier events in the past...

There have been many X-tier events in the past with special payouts, charitable, high entry or staged entry fees based on rating that were X-tiers with ratings. X-tier simply meant the format was not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,993
Posted By Cgkdisc
X-tiers does not automatically mean no ratings....

X-tiers does not automatically mean no ratings. Case-by-case basis. I haven't heard why LaMirada is X-tier for example. St. Jude's was XA-tier last year and was rated.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-01-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By Cgkdisc
But that relocation rule should be written more...

But that relocation rule should be written more clearly to where TDs can specify "No playing surface" areas that essentially play as if the TD declared the area a buncr like steep banks.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-01-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By Cgkdisc
Yes there is. The default is moving back on the...

Yes there is. The default is moving back on the line of play to solid surface. Typically there is no playing surface directly above a disc in a crack or hole. It's parallel to Solid Object relief,...
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