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Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Steve West
Adjustable Targets

I heard the the Pro Bowl is going to make the goal posts closer together for point after kicks, and leave them at the regular distance for field goals.

I don't know or care if that is true or not,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By Steve West
Ah, I see. So, more like: "if you want to be...

Ah, I see. So, more like: "if you want to be treated like an Open player, come to these events" than advocating for changing how tournaments are run. Sorry, I took away the wrong impression.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By Steve West
It seems you could get everything you want in a...

It seems you could get everything you want in a Senior friendly tournament by playing in Open.

You have another division you qualify for and would rather play in. Isn't part of that choice being...
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By Steve West
Seek help. Also, the hole in my...

Seek help.



Also, the hole in my diagram is through an indoor hallway.
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By Steve West
Or.... ...

Or....

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,166
Posted By Steve West
I think the added wrinkle is that as a young...

I think the added wrinkle is that as a young sport, we are still experimenting with things like making the "appropriate line" something other than aiming at the basket. In other words, this is a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,511
Posted By Steve West
(Sung to the tune of "You might be a Redneck"...

(Sung to the tune of "You might be a Redneck" jokes)

If you had access to a holosuite and you decided to use it to design disc golf courses, you might be addicted to disc golf!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve West
Simulation based on measurement of actual throws...

Simulation based on measurement of actual throws at another tournament. Yes, it does make a little more sense to go for it with the new more-reasonable drop zones.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,166
Posted By Steve West
Have you ever been an average golfer playing a...

Have you ever been an average golfer playing a course where the greens were ready for a PGA tournament? With the green speed and cup positions the top pros use, this can happen - a lot - to the...
Forum: Course Design 01-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By Steve West
Does it have anything to do with "...smaller than...

Does it have anything to do with "...smaller than usual baskets"?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve West
What I found was the the ideal tee throw (to...

What I found was the the ideal tee throw (to minimize expected score) was to try to land 170 feet out and just to the right of the middle of the fairway. My suggestion was to move the tee closer to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-20-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Steve West
These all depend on how the tournament director...

These all depend on how the tournament director wrote up the Instructions.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-19-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Steve West
One idea is to cut them into lengths of 13.5...

One idea is to cut them into lengths of 13.5 inches, and hang them vertically in square groups of four with 1.5 inches between them. That approximates the "kill zone" of a basket. It should also...
Forum: Course Design 01-18-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By Steve West
I just had a vision of you herding designers...

I just had a vision of you herding designers around the country like they were reindeer, leaving the earth covered with disc golf courses behind them.


Uh, do you need another reindeer?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By Steve West
Try not to be a first time TD. Help out at as...

Try not to be a first time TD. Help out at as many events as you can before doing your own.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,593
Posted By Steve West
Shameless plug for disc golf offered as a...

Shameless plug for disc golf offered as a demonstration sport at the National Senior Games (http://www.nsga.com/competition-schedule-849a.aspx)July 11&12 in Minnesota.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,084
Posted By Steve West
If you could get free use of land in San Diego or...

If you could get free use of land in San Diego or NYC, it would work.

But, if you could get free use of that much land, almost anything else you could do with it would make more money.

The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve West
Well then, here's to hoping my rating is anything...

Well then, here's to hoping my rating is anything but stable.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-11-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,877
Posted By Steve West
Perhaps the sport has grown up enough that we can...

Perhaps the sport has grown up enough that we can dispense with all warnings and trust that tournament players will take responsibility for learning the rules, or accept the consequences if they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve West
Really? On the course where I expect a 67 (with...

Really? On the course where I expect a 67 (with my 830 rating), I am not surprised by any score from 62 to 72. It would seem that McBeth would be shocked to get a 41 or a 51. Isnít my range of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,003
Posted By Steve West
The only time Fort Snelling ever rented ALL their...

The only time Fort Snelling ever rented ALL their carts at the same time was during a disc golf event.

Be sure to factor in the revenue from hot dogs and beer. That can be much more than the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-05-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Steve West
Housing developers.

Housing developers.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-03-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,877
Posted By Steve West
One thought is to have the player use the throw...

One thought is to have the player use the throw that resulted in a warning.

This makes it painless to make the first call and give a warning. More players would be likely to make a call. Also,...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-31-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By Steve West
We need to include latitude or longitude. ...

We need to include latitude or longitude.

North - Camp Metigoshe (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=1069) - Bottineau, ND 48.968319

South Ė Palmetto Bay Village Center ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-31-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By Steve West
You missed: "if the line of play does not pass to...

You missed: "if the line of play does not pass to the correct side of that mandatory." So, if you have a direct line at the basket on the good side, the mando does not determine line of play.
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