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Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By hawk12
there are trail building books, many techniques...

there are trail building books, many techniques have been used on the Appalachian Trail and can be found online. Search and find what works best for your situation. Often times its prevention and...
Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 992
Posted By hawk12
how about actually reading the tons and tons of...

how about actually reading the tons and tons of books on "ball" golf course design.

There is some excellent information, everything from design styles, history of design, history of the sport...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 04-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By hawk12
I actually install our carpets a bit...

I actually install our carpets a bit differently... I dig a shallow trench in the front and back of the tee area, put the carpet in the trench & set a 4-6" log down on top of the carpet in the...
Forum: Course Development 04-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By hawk12
Thank you all who helped to meet the fundraising...

Thank you all who helped to meet the fundraising goal for this course!

The baskets went in Jan 28th, and we are having the Grand Opening Tournament this Saturday. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By hawk12
design goes in several stages in my experience,...

design goes in several stages in my experience, and I'm with Biscoe... You don't have to remove underbrush, but sometimes what looked like a par 4 pushing through a bunch of crap turns into a par...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 03-05-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By hawk12
HVS, you nailed it! Reconsider that retirement...

HVS, you nailed it! Reconsider that retirement and make about 5 and see how quickly they sell... Could have an opportunity here. I know how solid your bags are and the market is not met up with...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By hawk12
thank you all very much, got some good ideas...

thank you all very much, got some good ideas above what I had previously.

When the town decides on the verbiage and makes it, I'll post back what it reads... But that's gov't so expect it in like...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By hawk12
that is for another park in the township as an...

that is for another park in the township as an example...

Are there any comments that can add some disc golf rules and such, or are we all just here to complain about an example?
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-13-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By hawk12
this is what the park has and its no where near...

this is what the park has and its no where near what is needed.

Short list is:
No pruning, no cutting branches, etc.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-13-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By hawk12
Park and Course rules SIGNS

Please post your pics or list of rules that you have posted at your disc golf course, and park rules.

The idea is to post large rules signs at the entrance of the course/park to let players and...
Forum: Course Design 02-06-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,278
Posted By hawk12
studying a particular 'skill level' that the...

studying a particular 'skill level' that the course was designed for has really, really helped me to build better courses, and holes on each course I've done in the last 5 years.... I'm able to hit...
Forum: Course Design 01-13-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By hawk12
I just ran this formula for a course I designed,...

I just ran this formula for a course I designed, and it came out to a 255 foliage density, which might be about right, as many holes are "tighter" or "Corridors", but there are 5 field holes with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-25-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,317
Posted By hawk12
Designed, built and installed the back 9 at...

Designed, built and installed the back 9 at Stafford Woods
Built 4 new tee pads at Stafford
Spread 17 dump trucks of mulch at Stafford
Installed new tee signs at Stafford Woods and New Brooklyn...
Forum: Course Design 11-26-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,988
Posted By hawk12
I recommend taking one of those nice 16' folding...

I recommend taking one of those nice 16' folding ladders (4-4ft sections) and getting up above much of the underbrush so you can see where some of the great trees are, and where some fairways would...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,567
Posted By hawk12
Austin Pfaff - the next Pro Rookie of the year,...

Austin Pfaff - the next Pro Rookie of the year, great young man, good head on his shoulders, listens to and respects some of the most classy golfers I know...
He just got his drivers license and...
Forum: Course Development 11-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By hawk12
^ yes David made his goal, thank you to anyone...

^ yes David made his goal, thank you to anyone that shared the link or donated to the project. Money came in from all over the country, as well as locally.

The baskets will be ordered soon, as...
Forum: Course Development 10-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By hawk12
There is a Fundraiser tournament at this park...

There is a Fundraiser tournament at this park tomorrow, set up on TEMP baskets. This will very likely be your only chance to play this course before its installed.
...
Forum: Course Development 09-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By hawk12
^^ Love it, so glad to hear a local golfer is...

^^ Love it, so glad to hear a local golfer is nearby. After the install the course will be in need of a course pro, know anyone that might have the time and be interested?
Forum: Course Development 09-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By hawk12
New Course soon in New Jersey, Thompson park

Yes another new course is going in central New Jersey. I'm helping to design this course with an Eagle Scout raising the funds for the entire 18 holes.

This course will have 3 sets of tees,...
Forum: Course Design 09-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By hawk12
keep it up, I'm charging for my services on most...

keep it up, I'm charging for my services on most designs. Doing a Boy Scout Eagle project course right now for 'free' as a donated cost to the project, other than those types I charge for designing...
Forum: Course Design 08-05-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By hawk12
I do not recommend showing a layout until you...

I do not recommend showing a layout until you know where you can and can not be, just tell them you can use some of the less utilized areas of the park and that you can work your design into the...
Forum: Course Development 07-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,596
Posted By hawk12
keep up the good work guys, can't wait to make it...

keep up the good work guys, can't wait to make it up there... Let's keep raising the bar over here in the Dirty Jersey!!

I also believe you can mix vinegar, dawn dish soap, and water - and use a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-06-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,237
Posted By hawk12
As a person that helped out a little bit down at...

As a person that helped out a little bit down at Iron, IMO the place has its own personality. Some people will get along with the course's personality, and some won't - just that simple.

As for...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,237
Posted By hawk12
Wow, thanks Paul W!! Glad to have Stafford in...

Wow, thanks Paul W!! Glad to have Stafford in the same sentence as these courses... Its not quite on that caliber, but it is indeed a good course and worth checking out.
Forum: Course Design 03-31-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,012
Posted By hawk12
A designer's view with category for course...

A designer's view with category for course intention would be a nice tab to add..
That said, it would allow reviews and feedback to be more directed and allow players somewhat into the intended...
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