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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Steve West
It's more common to pull them in the spring when...

It's more common to pull them in the spring when playing on the mud can have too much impact on erosion and soil compaction.

I played Lizard Range...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-20-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By Steve West
It's possible, but not easy and not guaranteed. ...

It's possible, but not easy and not guaranteed. I just got back from Wildcat Bluff in Iowa and was impressed by their grass. A county worker told me it took "thousands" of hours of volunteer labor...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,121
Posted By Steve West
OK, from the competition manual:

OK, from the competition manual:
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 776
Posted By Steve West
Hmmm... Player A: Do we play the short tee...

Hmmm...

Player A: Do we play the short tee or long tee on hole 17 at Bryant Lake?

B et al: We can't tell from the scorecard and there is no other way to figure it out unless we go down the...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 08-10-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,625
Posted By Steve West
Come in on runway 30R, sit on the right side of...

Come in on runway 30R, sit on the right side of the plane, get permission to open a window, and you could throw at a basket as you land.
...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 08-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,625
Posted By Steve West
Anchorage, Alaska. It will feel more like...

Anchorage, Alaska.

It will feel more like a vacation if you mix in glacier-viewing, hiking, etc.

You'll still have time to hit all the courses in the area, and pick a couple to play more...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-08-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By Steve West
The phrase is "when a group cannot reach a...

The phrase is "when a group cannot reach a decision" not "when there is a tie vote".

If I read it right, this wasn't a case of 3 votes for "it was never in" to 1 vote for "I think it was". It was...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By Steve West
You’re right, the regular rule is that you can...

You’re right, the regular rule is that you can throw from last IB. The “special” part is that if it doesn’t touch the island you must use the drop zone.



This is official:
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,477
Posted By Steve West
Stained, not painted.

Stained, not painted.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-07-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,477
Posted By Steve West
State of the art tee pads have a concrete area...

State of the art tee pads have a concrete area level with, and in front of, the tee line to allow for safer supporting point contact outside the teeing area after the moment the disc is released.
...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Steve West
Small, but important, edit there. A disc has...

Small, but important, edit there. A disc has position, the thrower has a lie.

Old rulebooks did not distinguish between the two, resulting in confusion.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 08-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Steve West
If you're going to go to Hibbing from Duluth (or...

If you're going to go to Hibbing from Duluth (or vice versa) go by way of Warba and hit that course. It may be the most fun 9 holes of the trip for new players.
Forum: Course Design 08-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Steve West
It looks like you've only walked the easy parts. ...

It looks like you've only walked the easy parts. Get into those woods. Use the creek. If you're not all scratched up at the end of the day, you haven't found the fun holes.

Anyway, the most you...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By Steve West
Just don't put your signs out in a park without...

Just don't put your signs out in a park without permission.

Also, getting the parks department to put the signs out is zero out of pocket costs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-03-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,730
Posted By Steve West
55 under par?

55 under par?
Forum: Tournaments 07-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 54,890
Posted By Steve West
A couple of things: We who put on the...

A couple of things:

We who put on the tournament are putting together that list of what to do and what not to do, as has been suggested. Kalamazoo and any future TD's can learn from this.

The...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-29-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By Steve West
It would all go very smoothly until someone else...

It would all go very smoothly until someone else tried to put the wrong par.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,648
Posted By Steve West
How much ($) would you love it? If enough people...

How much ($) would you love it? If enough people pre-order to make it worth my and TimG's time... Maybe a kickstarter to make the image files available to everyone if the goal is reached, I don't...
Forum: Tournaments 07-24-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 54,890
Posted By Steve West
I've been having so much fun out fixing up...

I've been having so much fun out fixing up courses (how often do you really get to actually put a basket in the ground yourself?), spotting, delivering daily prize discs, etc, I'm thinking about...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-16-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Steve West
Probably not many are floating around. Most are...

Probably not many are floating around. Most are on land.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 18,401
Posted By Steve West
The muni golf courses have a law against being on...

The muni golf courses have a law against being on the course except to play golf. Why not get your city to pass a similar law for disc golf courses?

The other half of the law usually says you...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By Steve West
As for interfering with your own disc, there is a...

As for interfering with your own disc, there is a gap in the rules that should be plugged. Until then, how about this interpretation?

It is at least a Throw.



And the player could then also...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By Steve West
Oh, I agree. A constant source of frustration is...

Oh, I agree. A constant source of frustration is the so-called "knowledge" of the rules floating around that contradict what is actually in writing.

I was just pointing out the gap in the logic...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-29-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By Steve West
Where does it say that?

Where does it say that?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,416
Posted By Steve West
We could drop the use of "hole" by calling them...

We could drop the use of "hole" by calling them "segments". You would be trying to "complete the segment" instead of "holing out" (which sounds like something for which you would need to hire a...
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