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Forum: Course Development Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By coupe
Sorry, I beg to differ. By sanctioning an...

Sorry, I beg to differ.

By sanctioning an event through the PDGA, you ARE, among other things, purchasing insurance for the duration of the event. That's a separate issue from whether or not PDGA...
Forum: Course Development Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By coupe
That's probably a distinction without a...

That's probably a distinction without a difference. The PDGA may market it as a benefit, but you're still paying for it through the sanctioning fee, so unless the PDGA offers the option of refusing...
Forum: Tournaments 10-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,636
Posted By coupe
It was the final round, but I'm virtually certain...

It was the final round, but I'm virtually certain it was 2005, because that's the last year I was able to attend the USDGC (spectator) and the last year I bought a spectator Roc.
Forum: Tournaments 10-16-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,636
Posted By coupe
Barry did 3-putt on 15, including airballing a...

Barry did 3-putt on 15, including airballing a comebacker after his first putt rolled down the hill, and ended up taking a 7, but I'm pretty sure the first putt wasn't a drop-in. If memory serves,...
Forum: Tournaments 10-16-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,636
Posted By coupe
Epic, but not in a good way: Barry Schultz's...

Epic, but not in a good way: Barry Schultz's gator-arm putt on a drop-in during the final round in 2005.
Forum: Tournaments 10-15-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,636
Posted By coupe
Wut? People were throwing Epics at the USDGC?...

Wut? People were throwing Epics at the USDGC? Day-um! :D
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,704
Posted By coupe
You might want to re-read my post (which is...

You might want to re-read my post (which is making exactly that point) as a response to the question in the OP, which erroneously assumes that one can win a playoff on a throw made from a stance...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,704
Posted By coupe
Hmm 803.04.F...

Hmm 803.04.F (http://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/802-basic-rules-of-play/80204-throwing-from-a-stance):



That seems to require a rethrow without an additional penalty throw on...
Forum: Tournaments 10-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 127,642
Posted By coupe
Will the Performance Flight ratings be calculated...

Will the Performance Flight ratings be calculated on the performance-adjusted scores or the actual score (score to par)?
Forum: Tournaments 09-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,538
Posted By coupe
I don't necessarily disagree with the decision to...

I don't necessarily disagree with the decision to award a 999 rather than an 888, however, what bothers me is that it violates a basic principle of disc golf: the principle of risk-vs-reward.

Any...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,209
Posted By coupe
Um are you sure you aren't mixing up Brad...

Um are you sure you aren't mixing up Brad Schick (63rd) with Al Sugar Schack (tied for 13th)? I've heard Brad called a number of things, but Sugar ain't one of them. :D
Forum: Other Gear 09-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By coupe
Especially because practically no one, aside from...

Especially because practically no one, aside from fairly committed disc golfers, will get the reference.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-18-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,492
Posted By coupe
If throwing FH/Sidearm makes your elbow hurt,...

If throwing FH/Sidearm makes your elbow hurt, you're throwing wrong.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,492
Posted By coupe
Nope. Big Jerm was forehand predominant off the...

Nope. Big Jerm was forehand predominant off the tee--maybe 75%--when he started competing in sanctioned tournaments, but he always had (and used) a serviceable backhand, as well as a thumber.
Forum: Discs 09-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By coupe
If memory serves: SE was discontinued...

If memory serves:

SE was discontinued sometime around late '02/early '03;

non-candy ProLine came out in '04; and

Innova didn't start using that particular stamp until sometime around...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,938
Posted By coupe
Video of the final round used to be on the USDGC...

Video of the final round used to be on the USDGC website, but it's no longer there so unless someone d/l'ed it, you're probably out of luck.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,938
Posted By coupe
That's pretty bad, but the honor of worst putt in...

That's pretty bad, but the honor of worst putt in the history of disc golf goes to Barry Schultz whiffing on a drop-in at the '05 USDGC.

(Second place goes to Ben Budd (PDGA 12655) who grip-locked...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,686
Posted By coupe
[/QUOTE] How much a TD's time worth? ...

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How much a TD's time worth?

Between the pre- and post-tournament prep time for things like sanctioning paperwork, course prep, player pack prep, pre-registration, making and posting...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By coupe
Lots of new disc models introduced over the past...

Lots of new disc models introduced over the past 12-15 months, but game changing or revolutionary (Yo Prodigy: I'm looking at you)? Not in the universe I inhabit.

Might be worth checking out a few...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,441
Posted By coupe
The ND state series...

The ND state series (http://discgolfnd.pbworks.com/w/page/63899772/2013%20ND%20Tournament%20Schedule) consisted of 16 events, 9 of which were in the WESTERN half of that state (6 in Dickinson, 1 in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,441
Posted By coupe
I don't know of a state (or province, for that...

I don't know of a state (or province, for that matter) that has a tournament series that DOESN'T operate similarly. (Heck, around here, even unsanctioned local weekly, monthly, and random doubles...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-04-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,441
Posted By coupe
I suspect there's more to this "complaint" than...

I suspect there's more to this "complaint" than the OP is letting on.

The other pros who registered knew going in that Darrell designed the course, that Darrell would be TD'ing the tournament, and...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 09-01-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,002
Posted By coupe
I think that's the way the Lost Disc rule was...

I think that's the way the Lost Disc rule was commonly interpreted prior to the 2012 rules revision, which dropped the stipulation that:



(I also think that, strictly speaking, that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By coupe
Maybe so, but they're a helluva lot more useful...

Maybe so, but they're a helluva lot more useful than throwing holes that leave you with a putt every time.



Not every problem can be solved by field work.

I've run across plenty of people...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By coupe
Depends on what your goal for the practice...

Depends on what your goal for the practice session is.



Unless the goal of your practice session is to work on upshots or to increase your max controlled distance ...
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