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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 01:04 PM
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Posted By DavidSauls
For players. I'm not sure added cash makes sense...

For players. I'm not sure added cash makes sense from TDs.

I understand Peter's position on this. I'm a lifetime Am player. I don't think Ams should be getting more merchandise than they pay in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
Perhaps, in the case of "more players"; no, in...

Perhaps, in the case of "more players"; no, in the case of "more top players".

Tournaments aren't run in a vacuum. They're affected by other tournaments. So if we want people to come to our...
Forum: Course Design Today, 12:23 PM
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Posted By DavidSauls
How much is the walking path used? My...

How much is the walking path used?

My initial response would be "don't do it!" But our local course had walking paths installed years after the course---with no consideration or even input from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
The thing about golfers is that the money they're...

The thing about golfers is that the money they're paid, directly or indirectly, is coming from spectators.

Senior golfers will draw enough fans, in person or on TV, to be worthwhile to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
A question that I ask a lot. Even when I'm part...

A question that I ask a lot. Even when I'm part of a club that's doing so.

Below NT level, the reasons are a little weak. We're either trying to bring more players, or more top players---or, at...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,554
Posted By DavidSauls
2003, or whenever it was that champion or CE...

2003, or whenever it was that champion or CE plastic showed up.

And back then, it was easy. A new disc appeared every few months or so.

Oh, I still will try new discs, and adopt some into my...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By DavidSauls
OK, Happy, you can just skip all my posts now...

OK, Happy, you can just skip all my posts now that people who really know what they're talking about have shown up.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
OK, now I'm confused....or ignorant. I've...

OK, now I'm confused....or ignorant.

I've seen added cash handled in one of two ways

(1) All to Open
(2) On a per capita basis (sometimes with a bit extra to FPO).
(3) Required added cash...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By DavidSauls
Greenville is part of what's called "The...

Greenville is part of what's called "The Upstate"---the northwest corner of S.C. Spartanburg is a sister city 30 miles away, and the area between them has boomed. I haven't been to downtown...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
I endorse you efforts to provide information on...

I endorse you efforts to provide information on tournaments that meet certain standards. I'm not keen on the "senior-friendly" or "senior-unfriendly" phrasing---I'd find it a bit insulting if I were...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By DavidSauls
If you're considering the entire states,...

If you're considering the entire states, Charleston, SC has a booming economy. It's a beautiful city, with lots of waterfront and beaches. And even milder winters than the rest of the Carolinas.
...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By DavidSauls
Are you looking at those 3 locations in those...

Are you looking at those 3 locations in those states exclusively, or are those just the leading contenders in each state?

I can only speak, generally, of 2 of the 3.

Greenville, SC, and the...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By DavidSauls
Fasten your seat belt.

Fasten your seat belt.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
I'm assuming they would, for the appropriate...

I'm assuming they would, for the appropriate skill level.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 01-25-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By DavidSauls
I can't speak for the biking, just the disc golf....

I can't speak for the biking, just the disc golf. I assume our O.P. is staying in Bryson City for a period of time. I've stayed in Cherokee, and when we do, driving over to Fontana is always...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
As a senior Am, I've been unhappy with the weaker...

As a senior Am, I've been unhappy with the weaker layouts we've been assigned, or courses at Worlds. I understand the feeling of being slighted, and wanting a challenging format.

But, to play...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
Interestingly enough, my brother (and co-TD) just...

Interestingly enough, my brother (and co-TD) just posted on our course facebook page, asking everyone who is a member what kind of entries they want to see. Which makes me think that a lot of local...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
Agree with Chuck. Outside of Worlds, if you want...

Agree with Chuck. Outside of Worlds, if you want higher entry fees for local and regional events, contact your local TDs and ask for them. Or, TD yourself. And I'm speaking not just to Peter, but...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 01-25-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By DavidSauls
Fontana Village course is very nice. There's no...

Fontana Village course is very nice. There's no way I'd find myself in Bryson City, and not play it.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,849
Posted By DavidSauls
It's not every day that you have people clamoring...

It's not every day that you have people clamoring for higher entry fees.

And while I understand the sentiment for distributing added cash on a per capita basis, I'm still not quite sure why we add...
Forum: Tournaments 01-25-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By DavidSauls
Personally, I'm hoping the Am side doesn't fill. ...

Personally, I'm hoping the Am side doesn't fill. 80 would be great. Foursomes!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,962
Posted By DavidSauls
Nor did I, until we built a 420 (foot) hole at...

Nor did I, until we built a 420 (foot) hole at Stoney Hill (the community name, in case you wondered).



Yep.

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Honestly, the need to name a thousand different models puts the...
Forum: Course Design 01-25-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 45,582
Posted By DavidSauls
Sure can see a lot more in your winter pictures...

Sure can see a lot more in your winter pictures than we could last summer.

Lotsa' work to do, is mostly what I see.

Also, the property looks much better with a basket in the picture.

I've...
Forum: Course Design 01-24-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By DavidSauls
Not that I think it's a good idea, but the only...

Not that I think it's a good idea, but the only thing that comes to mind would be adjusting them to make them harder when a player is inside the 10-meter circle.

Being adjustable between rounds,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-24-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,675
Posted By DavidSauls
I'm dubious. At least for the courses that...

I'm dubious.

At least for the courses that come to mind. They mostly involve all kinds of elevation changes, which of course affect balls. Especially on greens. They also have curving fairways;...
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