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Forum: Course Design 08-17-2015, 10:06 PM
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Posted By johnrhouck
DoC, There is going to be plenty of...

DoC,

There is going to be plenty of elevation on this course. More than half the holes will have elevation as an important characteristic, and five will have substantial water features -- some...
Forum: Course Design 08-14-2015, 11:48 AM
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DoC, the completion date for Strawn has been...

DoC, the completion date for Strawn has been moved from July (in time for the Mid-America open) to August and now late October at best. The biggest problem has been higher-than-normal rainfall,...
Forum: Course Design 08-11-2015, 02:05 PM
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Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
OK, here's a better, more clear expression of the...

OK, here's a better, more clear expression of the design conference information, as I sent to the Disc Golf Course Designers Group:

Hi, Everyone
Some of you already know about this event some...
Forum: Course Design 08-11-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Gordon, thanks for the question and the kind...

Gordon, thanks for the question and the kind words.

I actually just met with the City yesterday, and I believe we may be about to jump over the last (please!) hurdle. When we finally get the last...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-31-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Paul. Hope you have a great time at Trey. ...

Hi, Paul. Hope you have a great time at Trey.

To answer your question, I imagine people mix tees during their round. Just so you know, the Red tees are really designed for newer players, so an...
Forum: DGCR Meets 07-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 83,870
Posted By johnrhouck
Thanks, Brett and Alan. I appreciate your...

Thanks, Brett and Alan. I appreciate your replies.
Forum: Course Development 07-29-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By johnrhouck
If you want to let people know about the course,...

If you want to let people know about the course, but it's not ready to review, you can put it up and disable reviews for a while. I've done this on a couple courses -- you just need to write to Tim....
Forum: Course Development 07-24-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By johnrhouck
Hey, Dan. Been too long. Just saw this...

Hey, Dan. Been too long.

Just saw this thread and wanted to congratulate you on your success and wish you the best with your health issues. For anyone who doesn't know, Dan Berman has always...
Forum: Course Design 07-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Chris, if I understand your question, you're...

Chris, if I understand your question, you're asking about a course that has equal numbers of each par -- is that right? For 18 holes, that would be par 72, which is higher than i like to go. At...
Forum: Course Design 07-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Goose, that does sound interesting. Looking...

Goose, that does sound interesting. Looking forward to seeing your hole map and photos if you have them.
Forum: Course Design 07-24-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
We've been contacted by a former golf course...

We've been contacted by a former golf course interested in converting to disc golf, Steve. Just looking for precedents to help them make the case to keep their alcohol license in place.
Forum: Course Design 07-24-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Gregory. This one's a lot simpler. All my...

Hi, Gregory. This one's a lot simpler. All my par threes are reachable, and therefore ace-able. I like the ball golf model, where the overwhelming majority of par threes are reachable by everyone...
Forum: Course Design 07-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Goose. This is a great question and an...

Hi, Goose. This is a great question and an important one.

I have made very few par fours that are eagle-able by the skill level they're designed for. I know not all designers will agree with...
Forum: Course Design 07-18-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Thanks for your patience, Thumber Guy. If all...

Thanks for your patience, Thumber Guy. If all you have room for, or if all the client wants, is par threes, then I would get as wide a range as possible... as long as they're all good holes.
...
Forum: Course Design 07-17-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone...

Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone know of a golf course in Illinois converted to disc golf that serves alcohol? We have a venue that is looking for precedents. Thanks.
Forum: DGCR Meets 07-17-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 83,870
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone...

Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone know of a golf course in Illinois converted to disc golf that serves alcohol? We have a venue that is looking for precedents. Thanks.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 07-17-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By johnrhouck
Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone...

Hi, Illinois and nearby golfers. Does anyone know of a golf course in Illinois converted to disc golf that serves alcohol? We have a venue that is looking for precedents. Thanks.
Forum: Course Design 06-02-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,195
Posted By johnrhouck
Flip, anyone who appreciates WR Jackson will love...

Flip, anyone who appreciates WR Jackson will love Strawn. Strawn has much more elevation, amazing -- and more recurring --creek features, some less wooded areas for better variety, and new...
Forum: Course Design 05-31-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,195
Posted By johnrhouck
Thanks, Zunz. I appreciate that, and I'm glad...

Thanks, Zunz. I appreciate that, and I'm glad you enjoyed them. Getting the most out of the available property is always one of my biggest goals.



If you haven't yet, I hope you'll get to...
Forum: Course Design 05-29-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,195
Posted By johnrhouck
PB, thanks for posting this WR Jackson footage. ...

PB, thanks for posting this WR Jackson footage. To be honest, I had never examined it from the perspective of "How would it look on TV?" It's great to see how well the viewer can track shots, even...
Forum: Course Design 05-28-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Thanks, Billy. You are indeed too kind.

Thanks, Billy. You are indeed too kind.
Forum: Course Design 05-28-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Thoughts you guys might be interested in a Frost...

Thoughts you guys might be interested in a Frost Valley update. This is going to be an epic course: par 68 with huge elevation, great terrain features throughout, a beautiful creek, mountain views,...
Forum: The Marketplace 04-30-2015, 02:50 PM
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Views: 369
Posted By johnrhouck
Skeet Scienski's New Jewel: 1 of 200

Skeet Scienski has done it again! Amazing artwork for the new destination course at the Frost Valley YMCA in the Catskills of New York. One of only 200 available, numbered and signed by Skeet and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-16-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,300
Posted By johnrhouck
Thank you, Chuck. I appreciate that. And let...

Thank you, Chuck. I appreciate that. And let the record show that Millennium was started by two people, the other being Harold Duvall, one of the greatest ambassadors and role models in the sport....
Forum: Course Design 04-07-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 86,440
Posted By johnrhouck
Thanks for the update, Goose. As always, I...

Thanks for the update, Goose.

As always, I hesitate to comment based just on a topo, but I can say this: I know you've put a lot of head and heart into it, and I hope it exceeds your expectations...
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