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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-25-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,233
Posted By MacDaddy
I'm all for reinforcing the concrete with...

I'm all for reinforcing the concrete with something, but I prefer polyfiber over wire or rebar, here's why. Polyfiber is just that. Hundreds of thousands of short poly fibers that are completely...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-17-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By MacDaddy
Our club, the Hamilton Disc Golf Union...

Our club, the Hamilton Disc Golf Union (www.thehdgu.com) is doing a series of clinics and an event with our local Special Olympics later this fall. They have been great to work with, but have some...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 05-24-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,233
Posted By MacDaddy
What kind of course is it? A Rec/Int course can...

What kind of course is it? A Rec/Int course can get by with 4' x 8' tee pads. If you are looking at an Int/Adv or Pro course, you should make them 5' x 12' and don't go less than 5' x 10'. Mixing...
Forum: Course Development 05-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By MacDaddy
And so ends this thread.... :thmbup:

And so ends this thread.... :thmbup:
Forum: Course Development 05-18-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By MacDaddy
Not waiting on locks. They had planned to put...

Not waiting on locks. They had planned to put them up on Thursday or Friday, but ran into some fairly heavy rains on those days (including a decent hail storm), so they didn't go in. But, some nice...
Forum: Course Development 05-14-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By MacDaddy
Actually, the signs went up tonight around 6-7...

Actually, the signs went up tonight around 6-7 pm. The baskets should go up tomorrow. :thmbup:
Forum: Course Development 05-11-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By MacDaddy
The signs are scheduled to be installed on...

The signs are scheduled to be installed on Wednesday, the 14th. The baskets should be hung the same day, or the next. We may finally be there! :thmbup:

p.s. This isn't the only new course that...
Forum: Course Development 05-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By MacDaddy
Yes, finally, after many starts and stops, this...

Yes, finally, after many starts and stops, this course is getting close to opening. And before we have a pity party about the new trees, it will be fine. With the distances that this course covers,...
Forum: Hole of the Day 04-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 604
Posted By MacDaddy
This basket has been temporarily pulled while the...

This basket has been temporarily pulled while the hole is redesigned and a new tee pad put in place. The "new" Red tee will be the "old" Blue tee. The "new" Blue tee will be to the right and back of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,046
Posted By MacDaddy
Back in either 1991 or '92, Speedy Guerrero,...

Back in either 1991 or '92, Speedy Guerrero, myself and one or two other members of the IDGC got to throw inside the old Hoosier Dome in Indy, during warm up and pregame activities at a Colts vs....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,419
Posted By MacDaddy
The continued effort to make disc golf more like...

The continued effort to make disc golf more like ball golf is a fools paradise. Disc golf, with only basic corporate support and a lot of grass roots effort, has grown incredibly during the last 15...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,240
Posted By MacDaddy
From the looks of the pics for the course, it may...

From the looks of the pics for the course, it may not have been a good idea to put a course in there. Who designed the course?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,087
Posted By MacDaddy
Several years ago at Washington Park in Indy, I...

Several years ago at Washington Park in Indy, I was doing some course maint prepping for the '92 Am Worlds. This particular task involved trimming a long branch (30'+) using a long pole-saw. The...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 02-05-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By MacDaddy
IMHO, the "advantages" of heavy plastic (170+ gr)...

IMHO, the "advantages" of heavy plastic (170+ gr) plastic vs. light (150- gr) is often more in the mind of the thrower than anything else. In fact, if heavier discs than 150 gr had never been...
Forum: Course Design 01-14-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,550
Posted By MacDaddy
I would tend to lean towards doing the best...

I would tend to lean towards doing the best 18-holes layout possible with another 9-hole loop. Multi tees is a must as well as multi pin locations. And if you really want to maximize your number of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,110
Posted By MacDaddy
True story: Matt Boals and I were on our way to...

True story: Matt Boals and I were on our way to Bowling Green for the Am Nationals last year and we stopped to play Howie Baird's sweet little course, Holler in the Hills. (A freaking, awesome, epic...
Forum: Course Design 12-30-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By MacDaddy
Great job! The sport of disc golf, city and parks...

Great job! The sport of disc golf, city and parks & rec planners and their boards and budgets, can all benefit from this. We absolutely need more serious studies in academia of course design,...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 12-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 17,636
Posted By MacDaddy
At the 1992 PDGA Pro Worlds in Detroit, I watched...

At the 1992 PDGA Pro Worlds in Detroit, I watched Crazy John Brooks hand carry three discs; a DX Viper, DX Roc and a DX Aviar. He shot a course record! In the Pro Worlds, with three discs! It's not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-30-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By MacDaddy
As a past Cubmaster and current Committee Chair...

As a past Cubmaster and current Committee Chair for Pack 109, and a long time provider of demos for Scouts and other groups, I would recommend that you talk to EDGE/Innova. The EDGE program is very...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-12-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By MacDaddy
I am 54 and had my right hip replaced almost 5...

I am 54 and had my right hip replaced almost 5 years ago and am certainly playing better now than I was then (at least I can play)! The first year just sucks. No endurance and everything is new...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By MacDaddy
Schools, disc golf... EDGE... edgediscgolf.org ...

Schools, disc golf... EDGE... edgediscgolf.org
Great program and people!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-12-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
Posted By MacDaddy
Wow! Yeah, that IS what it's all about! Thanks so...

Wow! Yeah, that IS what it's all about! Thanks so much for sharing that!:clap:

Our goal is to open up disc golf to as many BVI-ADA players as possible. People lose their sight everyday. Many...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
Posted By MacDaddy
Thanks turbine712. Jake and I certainly agree...

Thanks turbine712. Jake and I certainly agree with you, as do virtually every BVI or ADA player that we have ever encountered! We have also found that players with other ADA issues can benefit from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
Posted By MacDaddy
Ah yes, you've tracked me down! Did you check my...

Ah yes, you've tracked me down! Did you check my profile on DGCR? It has my name on it.... anyway, it has been a ton of fun going through this process and it just gets better every day. Jake is an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-06-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
Posted By MacDaddy
I first met Jacob at the 2010 IDNR Hoosier...

I first met Jacob at the 2010 IDNR Hoosier Outdoor Experience. A wonderful 2-day event put on every September at Ft. Harrison St Park. They have all kinds of vendors and activity providers, with...
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