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Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 05:04 PM
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Posted By biscoe
Bad courses do not hurt the game per se....

Bad courses do not hurt the game per se. Dangerous courses on the other hand stand a very real chance of hurting it. IMO it is just a matter of time to the first fatality on a public course. I am...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-16-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,458
Posted By biscoe
Alan Beaver being a long time Meck County parks...

Alan Beaver being a long time Meck County parks guy certainly didn't hurt.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By biscoe
What the market will bear likely differs...

What the market will bear likely differs considerably from golf to disc golf as well.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By biscoe
If they had sufficient golf demand for all tee...

If they had sufficient golf demand for all tee times dg would not be there in the first place.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-10-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,355
Posted By biscoe
There is one particular instance on the courses I...

There is one particular instance on the courses I have designed where this occurs- on hole 14 at Loriella a thumber route I did not intend has become the preference for a lot of players off the tee....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-10-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,495
Posted By biscoe
Until someone else wants to foot the bill for the...

Until someone else wants to foot the bill for the purse it is a necessity to "pander" to the lesser players whose entry fees are what keeps the touring players on the road. Ledgestones are few and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-10-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By biscoe
I agree 110%. This is very unlikely to happen in...

I agree 110%. This is very unlikely to happen in this scenario however. These are "horse people" in one of the wealthiest areas of the country- they aren't going anywhere. The best that can be hoped...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-09-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By biscoe
Is the "local equine group" structured in any...

Is the "local equine group" structured in any way?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-09-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By biscoe
The original design of the course was done with...

The original design of the course was done with other activities in mind- particularly the equestrian stuff and little league football practice which occupies much of the park at times. The redesign...
Forum: Course Design 04-09-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By biscoe
at 80m in length there will be a lot of...

at 80m in length there will be a lot of overhands thrown- while moving the tee up 5m may take away the hyzer it doesn't appear it will change that.

to truly force the tunnel shot you will need to...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-08-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,137
Posted By biscoe
good not great by today's standards.

good not great by today's standards.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,676
Posted By biscoe
No I would not- unsanctioned events should be run...

No I would not- unsanctioned events should be run that way.

I would not have deleted the FB comment either... let the individual dig his own grave there.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,228
Posted By biscoe
I use the star max for my longer ones as well,...

I use the star max for my longer ones as well, can get it to 325 or so if i hit the line correctly.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-06-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,495
Posted By biscoe
Each time I went to worlds I was sick and tired...

Each time I went to worlds I was sick and tired of playing disc golf by the time the darn thing was over. The chance to check out a new city full of new restaurants was far more attractive than 2...
Forum: Hole of the Day 04-03-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By biscoe
It's not actually 328 feet- more like 270. ...

It's not actually 328 feet- more like 270.

Proline leopard.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,735
Posted By biscoe
I agree 100% that there is no problem as things...

I agree 100% that there is no problem as things are... solving non-existant problems is what we do here though. :)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,735
Posted By biscoe
Winning scores for a 4 round tournament on a long...

Winning scores for a 4 round tournament on a long course with the touring players in attendance will be in the neighborhood of 30 under by that definition.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By biscoe
You are rapidly approaching the wrong time of...

You are rapidly approaching the wrong time of year for design work.

One thing to be very aware of when designing in areas with lots of trees/brush is that distance becomes very deceiving. What...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,735
Posted By biscoe
:clap::clap::clap:

:clap::clap::clap:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By biscoe
If there is enough of it that it makes getting...

If there is enough of it that it makes getting around difficult or getting sight lines difficult.
Forum: Discs 03-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,774
Posted By biscoe
piranha redo?

piranha redo?
Forum: Tournaments 03-30-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By biscoe
about 600 Finns out of about 15000 points earning...

about 600 Finns out of about 15000 points earning amateur members. 4% of membership gets 10% of the invites.
Forum: Tournaments 03-30-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,225
Posted By biscoe
An event minimum would make more sense than a...

An event minimum would make more sense than a point minimum. What would make even more sense is a ratings minimum coupled with an event minimum.
Forum: Tournaments 03-30-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,225
Posted By biscoe
That is favoritism of result as opposed to...

That is favoritism of result as opposed to favoritism of opportunity.

Obviously there will be more "local" players who are able to commit to the time and expense of playing than there will be...
Forum: Tournaments 03-30-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,225
Posted By biscoe
Points worked for a long time simply because they...

Points worked for a long time simply because they didn't really have to work because everyone got in anyway. As soon as worlds began to fill the shortcomings of points became obvious.
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