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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By JC17393
Technique for each type of disc is a bit...

Technique for each type of disc is a bit different, but he can certainly still crush a modern disc. Probably not quite as far as his record at this point, but still pretty good for a 65-year-old.
Forum: Tournaments Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
No doubt ESPN has standards for events to be...

No doubt ESPN has standards for events to be aired on any of their platforms...standards related to the broadcast itself, not the game being played. There's no way they are mandating anything when...
Forum: Tournaments Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
Sounds like it, doesn't it? Reads to me as...

Sounds like it, doesn't it? Reads to me as nothing more than a marketing strategy to sell their baskets couched as a mandate from ESPN. I have strong doubts ESPN cares one iota what baskets are...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,913
Posted By JC17393
Yes. You can stand on your head and use that as...

Yes. You can stand on your head and use that as your supporting point behind the disc if you want. Supporting point is not limited to just your feet (debunking rules myth #24 ;)).
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,913
Posted By JC17393
No doubt it is very low. I think it's due to a...

No doubt it is very low. I think it's due to a combination of "old school" courses that were designed with the old blanket 2m rule in play (and the locals are resistant to change) and plain...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,913
Posted By JC17393
You have to have a supporting point on your lie,...

You have to have a supporting point on your lie, yes. But a lie is defined as being on the playing surface. A tree branch isn't a playing surface.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,913
Posted By JC17393
I hate to be nit-picky, but when the rule is in...

I hate to be nit-picky, but when the rule is in play, your disc being suspended 2m or more above the ground IS NOT CONSIDERED OB.

OB and above 2m are two separate things with two separate rules...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-07-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,913
Posted By JC17393
Yes. It's covered under its own rule that has...

Yes. It's covered under its own rule that has nothing to do with 2 meters: 802.02 C (http://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/802-basic-rules-of-play/80202-establishing-position)


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Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-07-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,450
Posted By JC17393
Throwing in a field = hitting at the driving...

Throwing in a field = hitting at the driving range

It's practice. Doesn't have to be "fun" necessarily, but it is an efficient way to work on and improve a specific part of your game. If that is...
Forum: Tournaments 02-07-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
There's also the very key element that CF is a...

There's also the very key element that CF is a hell of a lot easier and cheaper to film and broadcast than disc golf. Everything is contained in the arena/gym, not spread out over acres of territory...
Forum: Tournaments 02-05-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
I have very little confidence that...

I have very little confidence that Wysocki/Feldberg/Crump can create a compelling design on a ball golf course that isn't the same type of "wide open huckers course" that the Australian Open's design...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By JC17393
That's the way it used to be (auto DNF). Now the...

That's the way it used to be (auto DNF). Now the TD has the discretion to assign par+4 for missed holes in the middle or at the end of a round per 803.03G(6)...
Forum: Tournaments 02-05-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
So if this "full" event has <20 Open division...

So if this "full" event has <20 Open division players and a whole slew of Ams, is it really the big step we needed to "bring disc golf mainstream"?

It sounds like a typical local C-tier, only with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By JC17393
Unless a player is completely inconsistent in...

Unless a player is completely inconsistent in their tournament to tournament play, occasional late-showing penalties aren't going to affect one's rating one iota. Reason being that a player with a...
Forum: Tournaments 02-05-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
I can see where some folks might infer from this...

I can see where some folks might infer from this sentence that ESPN is not only involved in the broadcast but also putting on the event itself. After all, it doesn't say "ESPN produced broadcast" it...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-04-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 95,558
Posted By JC17393
??? She isn't doing anything, professional...

???

She isn't doing anything, professional or unprofessional. Paige will clarify her situation when she's ready to do so, if there's even anything to clarify.

This sewing circle gossip mill...
Forum: Tournaments 02-04-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
I think the misunderstanding is rooted in their...

I think the misunderstanding is rooted in their heavily pushing the intentionally vague "we're going to be on ESPN networks" thing without fully explaining exactly what that entails (i.e. ESPN3...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-03-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 95,558
Posted By JC17393
We're not privy, nor should we be, to what McBeth...

We're not privy, nor should we be, to what McBeth or any player makes outside of reported tournament winnings. But suffice to say that most of the major manufacturer sponsorship deals include cash...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-03-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By JC17393
Ice melt doesn't really damage rubber pads. ...

Ice melt doesn't really damage rubber pads.

The key thing with keeping rubber tees in good playing condition through the winter is sweeping them, not just shoveling snow off or throwing down some...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 15,032
Posted By JC17393
For what it's worth, the La Mirada event is on...

For what it's worth, the La Mirada event is on the PDGA schedule as an XA event (http://www.pdga.com/tour/event/24917).

No idea where the talk that it is unsanctioned is coming from, but it...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 15,032
Posted By JC17393
He could use S&D if it was a PDGA event. S&D...

He could use S&D if it was a PDGA event. S&D hasn't been banned in PDGA events. They're only trying to limit and control when it is used.

The only "penalty" for using S&D in a PDGA sanctioned...
Forum: Tournaments 02-01-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
To be fair, this tiebreaker rule is lifted pretty...

To be fair, this tiebreaker rule is lifted pretty much word for word from the PDGA Competition Manual (1.9 B...
Forum: Tournaments 02-01-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
Well, they could simply copy/paste the entire...

Well, they could simply copy/paste the entire text of the PDGA book and then go in and change the things they want to change, and leave the rest as is. That could arguably be done in an afternoon.
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Forum: Tournaments 02-01-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 122,719
Posted By JC17393
With key words and definitions left out, of...

With key words and definitions left out, of course. For brevity and clarity's sake, I'm sure. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,156
Posted By JC17393
LOL at the bolded. :) As to your last point,...

LOL at the bolded. :)

As to your last point, it's a great one. Width, shape, and direction of the tee pad affects the way a player can see or throw the hole. That's the whole idea, isn't it? ...
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