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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 04-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Karl
'How heavy is to(o) heavy' can be answered...

'How heavy is to(o) heavy' can be answered basically by four words - those are "over the legal limit".
Little league baseballs and major league baseballs weigh the same. So using this analogy, any...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-05-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 48,571
Posted By Karl
Thank god tournaments are 2 rounds....

Thank god tournaments are 2 rounds....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By Karl
Chuck, You don't have to be sorry, you are...

Chuck,

You don't have to be sorry, you are what you are (and believe you have to defend yourself to the nth) and we'll have to accept you for such imperfections.
You can muddy the waters all you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-03-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By Karl
Chuck, You're always touting how the PDGA...

Chuck,

You're always touting how the PDGA has some things better than the USGA; this is NOT one of them (IF the PDGA - not just you - are advocating such). The USGA doesn't measure a ball golf...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Karl
No pics here (sorry), but if you can do make one...

No pics here (sorry), but if you can do make one berm 'just the right height and distance from the basket' so as to tempt folks to "roll for an ace"!

Karl
Forum: Course Design 03-31-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,173
Posted By Karl
I've been saying for years that the most...

I've been saying for years that the most important aspect about designing a disc golf course is knowing (and sticking to the principles that will bring to fruition such) the "purpose of the course". ...
Forum: Discs 03-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,947
Posted By Karl
A couple of people stated things akin to...

A couple of people stated things akin to "...that's how they fly in Finland / because of Finland's altitude..." and that has me confused. How is Finland that different than the US (regarding height...
Forum: Course Design 03-01-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Karl
Hey Duke CT, Am also a Nutmegger (live in CT...

Hey Duke CT,

Am also a Nutmegger (live in CT - Stafford; where are you?) and have played on Liberty baskets when they were at PCC up in MA. They're "OK". Yes, for the price they're great but...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,443
Posted By Karl
72 holes today at Dunham in northern NJ...and I...

72 holes today at Dunham in northern NJ...and I didn't need snow shoes this time (as the snow's sublimating enough and crusting over so as to support my 13 stone 8 weight).

Karl
Ps: Skips were...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,700
Posted By Karl
Nemmers, Coming from a chess background (I...

Nemmers,

Coming from a chess background (I did too - back in the 70's-90's, last posted at 2032) I can see that, but what you have to be careful of is "playing for the number in and of itself". ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,523
Posted By Karl
The "best" way of eliminating such problem...

The "best" way of eliminating such problem (although a little more work for the TDs) is for each player to "take down the scores of each player each hole for the entire round". They (the entire...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,963
Posted By Karl
Ya might be on ta somthin there Chuck....

Ya might be on ta somthin there Chuck....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,347
Posted By Karl
I certainly never have, but I believe Mitch...

I certainly never have, but I believe Mitch Sonderfan (CO) did so in a PDGA tournament some years (~10??) back.

Karl
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,035
Posted By Karl
In a tournament at Rutgers... 145' hole. ...

In a tournament at Rutgers...

145' hole. Basket is totally hidden by being 4' directly behind a mammoth oak tree (like 3+ foot diameter oak tree). There's a cement picnic table...
Forum: Course Design 01-12-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,271
Posted By Karl
Jack Nicklaus once said that he had the...

Jack Nicklaus once said that he had the possibility of "losing" to a very poor golfer on a par-3 as the other guy just had to hit ONE very lucky shot (yielding a tap-in birdie) while a par-3 for Jack...
Forum: Course Design 01-12-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,271
Posted By Karl
Jen, While I understand your thoughts on...

Jen,

While I understand your thoughts on "big overhands", a few years ago I happened to be playing on a hole where even I decided to NOT throw an overhand (it was there - barely), yet a certain...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,963
Posted By Karl
Not that a lot of you really care (about what I'm...

Not that a lot of you really care (about what I'm about to write down here) but a few FACTS:

1. Cubby is a very humble, caring person
2. Cubby, while not blessed with a lot of distance, IS very...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 15,366
Posted By Karl
David (and others), The key statement here...

David (and others),

The key statement here (in my opinion), is:
European countries seem to treat disc golf with more respect on the non disc golfer side.

In my playing in Europe and Asia over...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-31-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,288
Posted By Karl
Mr. Big Sky, While this thread (and your...

Mr. Big Sky,

While this thread (and your initial post) is looking for "avg vs. your potential best", a better poll might have been "avg vs. your best actual thrown score". People - especially...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-16-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,443
Posted By Karl
It was neat throwing here in NJ the first round...

It was neat throwing here in NJ the first round since it had snowed and glazed over. 1st hole's drive (341' with OB about 40' behind that) was a Sharpshooter #2 OB :sick: as I threw it in the air...
Forum: Tournaments 11-23-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,423
Posted By Karl
Chris, You bring up a valid point (better...

Chris,
You bring up a valid point (better statistics may lead to disc golf being perceived as being more 'professional') but without the money / volunteer base to do such it isn't happening. And we...
Forum: Course Design 11-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,759
Posted By Karl
Blaze, I'm sure you've found Dunham and...

Blaze,

I'm sure you've found Dunham and Greenwood Meadows (2 additional 9-holers on the same road - north - of Chimney Rock) so there are other options kind of close by. Would be cool if someone...
Forum: Course Design 11-21-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,759
Posted By Karl
The OP's specific hole's tee pad (or teeing area...

The OP's specific hole's tee pad (or teeing area of grass) IS through that path; some joker just moved the little tee sign to a REALLY goofy spot (IMO as a prank).

Karl
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-21-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,115
Posted By Karl
Remember, amongst other things, that the TD - for...

Remember, amongst other things, that the TD - for a PDGA tournament - has to pay (to the PDGA) a "per player fee", and thus your not paying the TD would strap him/her of this cost.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-08-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 28,066
Posted By Karl
You are correct Sami; but in this case,...

You are correct Sami; but in this case, unfortunately it doesn't say much about the intelligence of the average person....

Karl
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