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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-06-2014, 05:07 PM
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Views: 5,143
Posted By Dave242
Both of these have a lot of tweener holes from...

Both of these have a lot of tweener holes from the longs....and lots of holes have lots of random trouble late which compounds that problem. This issue knocks both courses down at least half a disc...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-24-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,587
Posted By Dave242
I find myself often throwing shots that are...

I find myself often throwing shots that are really random (mainly in the horizontal plane) when playing in the open. I rarely am that inconsistent in the woods....if I was, i'd be doing a lot more...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 84,085
Posted By Dave242
Absolutely true! And it really cannot be any...

Absolutely true! And it really cannot be any other way if individual's ratings are to have much meaning.

For this reason, I often find myself rating down Gold level courses because the par-3's...
Forum: Course Development 07-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,755
Posted By Dave242
Some of the open holes are great distances for...

Some of the open holes are great distances for Gold and others are well suited for a good scoring spread for Blue. Today was calm, but in winds the open holes will be more challenging. You have the...
Forum: Course Development 07-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,755
Posted By Dave242
I got the chance to play it for the first time...

I got the chance to play it for the first time today....both Gold and then White with just a Roc. I am floored by how polished the course is as a brand new course! Lots of really great/memorable...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,157
Posted By Dave242
haha....I started the exact same thread with the...

haha....I started the exact same thread with the same questions/purpose about a year ago: OAT is a stupid concept (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85598)
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By Dave242
Or a map. ...

Or a map.

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_files/176/7dd359a1.jpg

Is this still accurate for the most part? Stan is always tinkering. I know for instance that 1 Originals' basket is a...
Forum: DGCR Meets 05-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 45,605
Posted By Dave242
That was a memorable course! I loved the...

That was a memorable course! I loved the uniqueness of it, especially those ponds (they used to be for harvesting a crop (which I do not recall - peas maybe?) to have the ripe fruit float. Thanks...
Forum: DGCR Meets 05-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 45,605
Posted By Dave242
My review...

My review (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/reviews.php?id=704&page=3&mode=rev#11491) explains why I rate it a 5.0.

On DGCR's rating scale it is not a 5.0, but on my scale it is. However, DGCR's...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 84,085
Posted By Dave242
To deal with this issue , "I rate all courses...

To deal with this issue , "I rate all courses from the longest tee pad and basket combination available (unless otherwise noted) and assume ideal conditions if I am playing/evaluating in less than...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-01-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Dave242
Go to the top of this website, hover your mouse...

Go to the top of this website, hover your mouse over "Courses" and then click "Browse Map". Click somewhere near Ft Myers and you will see all the courses within the radius shown (50 miles is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dave242
GPS on a smartphone in an open area (minimal...

GPS on a smartphone in an open area (minimal trees) is pretty accurate - you can get to +/- 10-15'. So measuring drives in an open area can be +/- 20-30' (since you have to measure 2 points).

If...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-04-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By Dave242
I wonder if there is a mapping utility that could...

I wonder if there is a mapping utility that could grab the coordinates of each tee pad from DGCR and guide you around the course easily. Of course, coordinates of individual tees would have to be...
Forum: Tournaments 11-23-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,677
Posted By Dave242
Yeah.....I think it is statistically a very small...

Yeah.....I think it is statistically a very small problem. Live video coverage has a much broader appeal than stats and yet viewership of live events is what....1000? That is around one person for...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 11-13-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By Dave242
If you are coming down I-75, make certain to stop...

If you are coming down I-75, make certain to stop by Magnolia (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=1853)in Live Oak - maybe 2-3 miles out of your way.

Like I mentioned above, you with...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-09-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave242
What exactly makes them "clearly a step above"? ...

What exactly makes them "clearly a step above"?

My point is that RL Smith is not overrated at all, but rather the others are underrated.

I totally agree that everyone has their own subjective...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-09-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave242
Cool. Although I cannot figure out the Cons at...

Cool. Although I cannot figure out the Cons at RL Smith that would keep it from being grouped somewhere in your top 10 list. Nobody yet has articulated that.

I haven't figured it out completely,...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-09-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave242
That's a mishmosh of jumbled thoughts and courses...

That's a mishmosh of jumbled thoughts and courses some of which are extinct/closed others of which are not even a close comparison.

Your post does nothing other than to point out that most of the...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-09-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave242
I see you rate Castle Hayne a 4.5....highest...

I see you rate Castle Hayne a 4.5....highest rated course you've reviewed. I absolutely love CH and rated it s such (grade of A/94...4.5). If you compare them hole-by-hole, RLS is almost identical...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-08-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Dave242
Underrated in my opinion. Is better than most...

Underrated in my opinion. Is better than most courses in the Top 20.

What is not to love about RL Smith?
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 11-04-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By Dave242
Hands down the best course I have played in FL...

Hands down the best course I have played in FL (have only played 11 on the west side and 2 on the east), is Magnolia (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=1853)in Live Oak. It is my favorite...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-01-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,806
Posted By Dave242
Here is why I think it is not silly: Most top...

Here is why I think it is not silly:
Most top Pros do not tend to like any holes that will add a throw to their score almost automatically if they throw a bad tee shot. One of the best ways to test...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 856
Posted By Dave242
Sounds like you have 2-3 hours. Do one of the...

Sounds like you have 2-3 hours. Do one of the monsters - Renny Gold, Nevin long, or Web layout of Hornet's Nest. If you want to do 2, Reedy & Idlewild/Scrapyard are close to eachother and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-01-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,806
Posted By Dave242
Great post from someone who obviously knows the...

Great post from someone who obviously knows the dynamics regarding to this topic. Thanks for chiming in! We need more of that around here.

Just curious though - what makes a touring pro's input...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-31-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dave242
Funny....not to belabor the point, since now I...

Funny....not to belabor the point, since now I see we agree. But,I just realized my eyes are going bad since can't tell the differenc between a comma and a period. I thought you said here "November,...
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