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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-18-2014, 12:50 AM
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Views: 623
Posted By Steve West
There was a thread about most isolated. I think...

There was a thread about most isolated. I think the one farthest from any other course is Incapuquio Golf Club in Toquepala, Peru.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-16-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,993
Posted By Steve West
It's a 9-hole park course with natural tees on...

It's a 9-hole park course with natural tees on the shore of a lake and has elevation from 466 feet up to 505 feet.

Isn't that about as close as TX is going to get to having a course on a ski hill?
Forum: Course Design 10-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Steve West
I, too, have been questioning the adjustment to...

I, too, have been questioning the adjustment to effective length for elevation. I noticed when fitting some data that I got a better fit to actual length than effective (adjusted 3 for 1).

So, I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,701
Posted By Steve West
That's a good point I hope no one missed. It is...

That's a good point I hope no one missed. It is really difficult to convince the stance violator they need to re-throw, especially when they aren't getting a penalty.

To the question of needing a...
Forum: Tournaments 10-15-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,635
Posted By Steve West
No, they were shooting them.

No, they were shooting them.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 10-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By Steve West
Anything with a clear edge (like a...

Anything with a clear edge (like a well-maintained road) don't mark. Save money and avoid confusion about whether OB starts at the curb, or one inch away where the marking is.

Natural, consider...
Forum: Tournaments 10-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By Steve West
It's not flawed if the actual purpose is to...

It's not flawed if the actual purpose is to maximize the participation in sanctioned events. Which is a noble goal.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-14-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By Steve West
No school this Thursday and Friday (10/16 and...

No school this Thursday and Friday (10/16 and 10/17). Play Kenwood Trails all day.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,993
Posted By Steve West
That's about what it was. I might have used...

That's about what it was. I might have used "ski" and "resort", too. It was a few years ago. If I ever did get back to verifying whether they were ski resorts or not, I forgot where I put the...
Forum: Tournaments 10-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By Steve West
You may need more. If you read the criteria...

You may need more. If you read the criteria carefully you'll note that they will invite "Top Amateur Points earners". They can decide later where "Top" starts.

The only thing certain is that if...
Forum: Course Design 10-13-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Steve West
I would hope there would be little difference,...

I would hope there would be little difference, because they would be almost the same hole. However, your question prompted me to look into the broader question: whether added trouble or added length...
Forum: Course Design 10-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Steve West
Smarkquart, CP12, the hole you aced is listed as...

Smarkquart, CP12, the hole you aced is listed as the hole that would have had the smallest average effect on the scoring spread of total scores over many simulated tournaments of 72 randomly selected...
Forum: Course Design 10-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Steve West
Gather up some scorecards and make them.

Gather up some scorecards and make them.
Forum: Course Design 10-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Steve West
The Most Powerful Holes in the (Am) World(s)

www.stevewestdiscgolf.com/DGStatTour.pdf

This is either the most boring, soul-less way to drain all the fun out of disc golf, or really cool hyzer-metrics™ that make you drool to learn more.

...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By Steve West
I usually call the basket on the previous hole. ...

I usually call the basket on the previous hole. I can usually reach that one.
Forum: Tournaments 10-10-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
Just don't have this as a bumper sticker: ...

Just don't have this as a bumper sticker:
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=50020&stc=1&d=1412917490
(Math and physics nerds are busting their guts laughing right...
Forum: Tournaments 10-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
Nah, I don't think so. Besides, you might get a...

Nah, I don't think so. Besides, you might get a debate about whether that hole should be honored.
Forum: Tournaments 10-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
The rules also have the phrase "perpendicular to...

The rules also have the phrase "perpendicular to the point" which makes no sense, but would it really help to say "perpendicular to the tangent to the OB line at the point"?

When the precise...
Forum: Tournaments 10-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
Here are the pertinent phrases excerpted, with...

Here are the pertinent phrases excerpted, with emphasis added:

".. The player may elect to play the next throw from ...a lie that is up to one meter away from and perpendicular to the point where...
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
I don't want to do anything to discourage...

I don't want to do anything to discourage provisionals, and I think all penalties that only happen because of a throw are wiped out if the provisional throw is not counted.

I don't know for sure...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-08-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,993
Posted By Steve West
I think this is an incomplete, out of date list. ...

I think this is an incomplete, out of date list.

Mountainview DGC
Sunrise Ski Resort
Arizona Snowbowl
Mountain View City Park
Little Mountain DGC-Q.E. Park
Toney's Mountain Golf
Kirkwood...
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
I think he wise not to move the chair. A...

I think he wise not to move the chair. A provisional doesn't let you do just anything. For example, if a player threw a provisional, then cut down a tree and threw another provisionally, they would...
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
Are there any rules about what the TD can or...

Are there any rules about what the TD can or can't move?

Or, is this a question of best practices?
Forum: Tournaments 10-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,569
Posted By Steve West
I think we’re burying the lead here. Didn’t...

I think we’re burying the lead here. Didn’t anyone else notice Chuck used this phrase:

“My question is where specifically in the rulebook does it say anything about…”

No logical extensions, no...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Steve West
Even then, the edge of the disc has a radius of...

Even then, the edge of the disc has a radius of at least 1.6mm. So if the corner is a true point, the disc last went out at least 0.8mm away from the corner.
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