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Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
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I think of grinder holes as long and mostly...

I think of grinder holes as long and mostly uphill, not necessarily heavily wooded. On courses with a lot of elevation, I like making the uphill holes par 4s and 5s so there are fewer uphill holes...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 977
Posted By Cgkdisc
Red tees to either silver (3045') or blue baskets...

Red tees to either silver (3045') or blue baskets (4125') are fun at Kenwood Trails in southern Twin Cities.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Cgkdisc
Separate from aesthetics, these logs create a...

Separate from aesthetics, these logs create a rules problem. If they are just logs anywhere, you can move them if in your stance or run-up. If a log is considered part of the course, then you need to...
Forum: Course Design 04-24-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Cgkdisc
Billy, didn't mean to come off harsh (5 minute...

Billy, didn't mean to come off harsh (5 minute edit prob). Should have asked about the hooks on 7 & 9 first so you could explain. Your available route options might be smoother than the straight...
Forum: Course Design 04-24-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Cgkdisc
Not a fan of late sharp hook pin placements like...

Not a fan of late sharp hook pin placements like 7 and 9 both because they look like they're blind and also it doesn't look like you can throw a shot wide enough to park it. I would also be concerned...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,490
Posted By Cgkdisc
Sounds more like a par 6. The 1345 ft par 6 at...

Sounds more like a par 6. The 1345 ft par 6 at Highbridge is steadily but not steeply downhill.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-23-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By Cgkdisc
Note: you always have the option to re-throw from...

Note: you always have the option to re-throw from your previous lie no matter what happens whether OB, lost, missed mando or 2m penalty.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By Cgkdisc
I think the reason for the Lost disc penalty when...

I think the reason for the Lost disc penalty when you approve someone interfering and saving your disc from going OB is just getting a likely more severe penalty for someone saving your disc, not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By Cgkdisc
The primary consideration is whether you might...

The primary consideration is whether you might want to mark where it went out and possibly lose the disc or save the disc but have to re-throw from previous lie.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-21-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,681
Posted By Cgkdisc
Steve Hardyman. His wife, Kathy Hardyman, who...

Steve Hardyman. His wife, Kathy Hardyman, who runs Disc-Diva (http://disc-diva.com/), won 5 straight World titles in Pro GM Women from 2006-2010 and has been a PDGA Marshal.
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
Caveat emptor is true in course design as it is...

Caveat emptor is true in course design as it is when seeking any expert. There are currently no requirements to become a member of the DGCD. Membership is simply another element to consider when...
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
Not reckless. Your posts reveal your narrow view....

Not reckless. Your posts reveal your narrow view. Not saying it about anyone else. Some of your other threads have provided accumulated evidence, not just this one.
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
That's exactly the narrow point of view that...

That's exactly the narrow point of view that cries for a professional designer. You do not seem able to value the potential creativity outside of your own box that you champion.
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
A key difference between a person who designs...

A key difference between a person who designs courses and a professional designer is the person typically designs what they like, many times for their own private course or their local new course...
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
If there is such a thing as design, it implies an...

If there is such a thing as design, it implies an intent to develop a course in relation to some principles. Otherwise, you're just planting tees and baskets randomly in a field. If the primary...
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
While it might be creative shooting over an OB...

While it might be creative shooting over an OB parking lot, the manual would advise against it. BTW, any manual worth its salt should encourage creativity, but at least you would know what specific...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-19-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,168
Posted By Cgkdisc
If you look at the unofficial ratings, the SSA...

If you look at the unofficial ratings, the SSA would come in under 48 on the course Des had the unofficial 1039.
Forum: Course Design 04-18-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
Houck's articles are all published in PDGA...

Houck's articles are all published in PDGA magazines over the years. He has some of them posted on his HouckDesign website and eventually he plans to have all of them on there. Membership in the Disc...
Forum: Course Design 04-18-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,244
Posted By Cgkdisc
Much of that knowledge is available to members of...

Much of that knowledge is available to members of the now 200+ member course designers group plus Houck has published many articles on it over the years. We had a national conference with seminars...
Forum: Tournaments 04-18-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,749
Posted By Cgkdisc
The first wave of invites is based on your...

The first wave of invites is based on your current division age where you have enough points, thus MPM to start, and later MPO if room available.
Forum: Tournaments 04-18-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,749
Posted By Cgkdisc
Pro points are all the same. No such thing as MPO...

Pro points are all the same. No such thing as MPO points versus MPM points.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,168
Posted By Cgkdisc
Looks like it might be a 9-hole round and it...

Looks like it might be a 9-hole round and it wasn't set that way during the upload. And 9-hole rounds don't get official ratings.
Forum: Tournaments 04-18-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,749
Posted By Cgkdisc
International invites may not be based on points....

International invites may not be based on points. At least in the past, any current International member was allowed to enter when reg opened.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-18-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,168
Posted By Cgkdisc
Yep. This would be the highest rated round by a...

Yep. This would be the highest rated round by a woman in the under 48 SSA category of courses.
Forum: Tournaments 04-18-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,749
Posted By Cgkdisc
Because then it wouldn't be a Worlds for PDGA...

Because then it wouldn't be a Worlds for PDGA members who actively participate the previous year and contribute to the purse they hope to shoot for even if it's not winning. The points system still...
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