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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-29-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By shive
Setting the record straight

The PDGA reports (http://www.pdga.com/unbelievably-epic-day-disc-golf) that I have now won thirteen Pro Worlds Championships in all. That is incorrect. I have won twelve, nine MPS and three MPL. ...
Forum: Tournaments 12-03-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By shive
to chrishysell: I would say that our...

to chrishysell:

I would say that our emphasis is on the over-40 Pros, in the sense that our criteria are more aligned with concerns that Pros would have. For example, we look very closely at how...
Forum: Tournaments 12-03-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By shive
to rainachritie: The Divisional Tour is...

to rainachritie:

The Divisional Tour is member-driven. Members nominate events that they believe are "senior-friendly". We send the TD's a questionnaire, look more closely at the criteria that...
Forum: Tournaments 11-29-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By shive
Join the 2014 Divisional Tour

The Divisional Tour Newsgroup is soliciting new members. The major purpose of the Newsgroup is to identify, promote and support exciting PDGA events that offer good value to players 40 and older....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,275
Posted By shive
to bnbanbury, iacas, bombmk, DavidSauls: You...

to bnbanbury, iacas, bombmk, DavidSauls:

You say that my question is covered by other questions in the survey.

Im missing something. I see a number of questions that ask in different ways...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,275
Posted By shive
The question they wouldn't ask

My last motion as a Board member was to include the following question on the recent member survey questionnaire:

4) The PDGA has 100-200 touring players and about 20,000 other members. Please...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-17-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
I almost forgot your question in the blizzard. ...

I almost forgot your question in the blizzard. Sorry. See post #1 in this thread.

I use the term mostly to describe the people who pay the bills for the elite. They include almost all Amateurs,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
I understand you now. I was optimistic in April,...

I understand you now. I was optimistic in April, and even through June, confident that I could accomplish something (COI reform for sure!) and wanting to win. After the July teleconference debacle...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-16-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Good post. Of course I can understand why people...

Good post. Of course I can understand why people are upset, and I don't mind taking my lumps for it. I've indulged in more than enough self-serving justification, and in the future will only answer...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-16-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
To those who think I should have stayed on the...

To those who think I should have stayed on the Board and fought for you, consider this:

1) I busted my butt for you for two years. I accomplished absolutely nothing for you. In that sense I was...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-16-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
The consensus here is shared by at least one...

The consensus here is shared by at least one Board member, who said, I neither understand Peter's reasoning nor respect it. I believe any credibility he has established and his effectiveness to make...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-15-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
On August 3 I informed Brian Graham and Rebecca...

On August 3 I informed Brian Graham and Rebecca Duffy (Board president) that, although elected, I would not take office when the new terms start September 1. I recommended that Shawn Sinclair be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
I do not know about the economics of spectator...

I do not know about the economics of spectator Table Tennis or Kayaking in Europe. You can put almost anything on TV that you want if you have enough money to pay for it. The questions that need to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-24-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
See comments in red.

See comments in red.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-12-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
June minutes

They were approved at the July teleconference, but for some reason haven't been posted yet. I'm guessing that the Office is busy with Am Worlds and hasn't got to it yet.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-12-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Toothless? Maybe, but not stupid.

Welcome to the thread, Mike. I have been expecting you. Better late than never.

I did what I could. Here's a motion from the June Board minutes.
"MOTION (Shive)
Starting in January 2014,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-12-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Yes, but as I said, a number of delinquent TD's...

Yes, but as I said, a number of delinquent TD's are not suspended and are allowed to continue to run tournaments. It doesn't help that a public list is posted, because their names are not on it, so...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Open players and discrimination

to crashzero (post #334):

Many people assume that I "despise most high level players" and would do nothing for them. Wrong. Over the last four years I have personally donated more than $5000 to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-09-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
A strong way to put it, but perhaps strong words...

A strong way to put it, but perhaps strong words are needed to counter the amazing hype that usually attends disc golf video/TV proposals. I see it as an imbablance of priority. I'd much rather see...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-09-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Response to John Duesler

I began my comments about disc golf TV/video almost a month ago. I wish that John Duesler had entered into the discussion at that time. An informed debate before the election, rather than well into...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Exorbitant payments

Ken Franks, writing on Facebook, criticized item 13 of my platform. I should explain my position.

TD's used to have an option, in events with fewer than 20 pros, of lowering the added cash...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Delinquent TD's

TDs who are delinquent in payments to the PDGA are placed on the disciplinary list and prevented from running future tournaments, right? Not always. Some, who may be thousands of dollars...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
Well, I do presume some things because when the...

Well, I do presume some things because when the data is not there you don't have a choice. I certainly don't presume that all the posters here are PDGA members, and have even said earlier that I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
foreign post

to michael bacon (who posted this in a different forum):

"I would like to vote for you bit I would like your position on the following: Disc limit in bags in tournaments. The PGA has a 14 club...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 30,369
Posted By shive
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