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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,876
Posted By markmcc
I've had a couple of close calls with folks...

I've had a couple of close calls with folks appearing on paths just as I was getting ready to drive to a blind tee. It is sort of a no-win situation. You can't expect the "pedestrian" not to be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By markmcc
After all of the negative "lost disc" threads it...

After all of the negative "lost disc" threads it is great to hear when one gets returned.

I'd about given up on inking my discs, but I got one back last week myself. Must be a trend...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-01-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,347
Posted By markmcc
I spent the summer at Farragut State Park in...

I spent the summer at Farragut State Park in northern Idaho. The park has three 18-hole courses and a 9-hole course, and all that is required to play is a $5 park entry fee, or for Idaho residents a...
Forum: Course Design 09-30-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,293
Posted By markmcc
If I go to an 18 hole course I'm going to play...

If I go to an 18 hole course I'm going to play all 18. So having 9/10 close to the parking lot isn't an issue for me at all.

However, I have found it useful on a course where a group is starting...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,283
Posted By markmcc
The course map in files/links section lists Hole...

The course map in files/links section lists Hole 18 as 438' from the short tees, but mentions that pin locations are subject to change. So pin current pin position is another variable to consider.
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 09-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By markmcc
I have a Gregory backpack that I'm not using any...

I have a Gregory backpack that I'm not using any more. 70 liter capacity. Might be big enough...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 09-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By markmcc
Howdy! I am 54 and have been playing for a bit...

Howdy! I am 54 and have been playing for a bit over two years. I use a lot of 150 - 160 gr. drivers and am happy with them. My driving distance has steadily increased and I am currently driving...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By markmcc
If you know of a Junior that wants to play but...

If you know of a Junior that wants to play but can't swing the entry fee, let me know. I'll pay their fee.

PM me.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By markmcc
A GOOD Disc Return Story

So I'm playing the newly updated Ironwood Bluffs DGC in Show Low, Arizona yesterday, and on the first hole I manage to fade my Vibram Trak off into the only waist-high grass on the course and lose...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By markmcc
I'm thinking that he was referring the that...

I'm thinking that he was referring the that wonderful driving video linked in Post #22.

Your original video was outstanding!!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-30-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,636
Posted By markmcc
I started playing DG when I was 52, and enter...

I started playing DG when I was 52, and enter only a few tournaments each year. I am only 840 rated, yet I always enter Advanced Grandmaster when available, or Advanced Master if not.

I enjoy...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,789
Posted By markmcc
Probably. I'm not sure how they would enforce it...

Probably. I'm not sure how they would enforce it otherwise. It was linked off of the local course's page as the "rules" so who knows if they enforce it.

But knee-high argyle socks? Really??
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-25-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,269
Posted By markmcc
The maximizer gives you more coverage per sack...

The maximizer gives you more coverage per sack ("67% more coverage") by using a lightweight aggregate (expanded shale), so it isn't an apples and oranges comparison. The best thing to do is to look...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,789
Posted By markmcc
There have been a few television commercials on...

There have been a few television commercials on Spokane stations about a local course offering foot golf. So I checked out their web page. Cost is $10 for nine holes, with $4 for an additional nine....
Forum: Tournaments 08-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,845
Posted By markmcc
Im fine with it. I've seen plenty of small "This...

Im fine with it. I've seen plenty of small "This Hole Sponsored By ..." signs near teepads for tournaments, and I make note of the sponsors so that I can thank/visit them later. It is nice to know...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-23-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,843
Posted By markmcc
That's a Copperhead alright. Probably not the...

That's a Copperhead alright. Probably not the best idea to be playing with it!!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,789
Posted By markmcc
I would probably pay $20 for a round of DG at a...

I would probably pay $20 for a round of DG at a local ball golf course, IF the course was an exceptional one. But I'd probably only do it once. Sure not going back again and again at twenty bucks a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,172
Posted By markmcc
We're right there with NASCAR, and darned near as...

We're right there with NASCAR, and darned near as popular...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 08-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By markmcc
I'd never even seen a Lightning disc until this...

I'd never even seen a Lightning disc until this summer. I'm spending the summer at Farragut State Park in northern Idaho and they have a ton of Lightning discs in the Pro Shop.

The plastic feels...
Forum: Course Design 08-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,925
Posted By markmcc
There is a course in Burnet Texas with an similar...

There is a course in Burnet Texas with an similar hole (Galloway Hammond, Hole 15).
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/media.php?id=255&mode=media&view=hole&hole=15&page=1#

The fence is tall...
Forum: Other Gear 08-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By markmcc
Quote: "Being a physically demanding professional...

Quote: "Being a physically demanding professional sport, water is key to keeping hydrated, not washing off plastic discs."

I'm just pleased to see that I am participating in a Physically Demanding...
Forum: Hole of the Day 08-08-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By markmcc
Champ Leopard

Champ Leopard
Forum: Hole of the Day 08-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By markmcc
Star Orc for either.

Star Orc for either.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 87,741
Posted By markmcc
I'm right there with ya'. I travel and play...

I'm right there with ya'. I travel and play rural courses exclusively. I've written 45 reviews that I think are thoughtful and (hopefully) helpful, and yet I still lack 5 thumbs up for TR status. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-13-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 19,366
Posted By markmcc
Yes. If they are not actually having a picnic,...

Yes. If they are not actually having a picnic, they've got to go. And if you accidentally injure one of them, it is OK. You've got insurance, right??
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