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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 05-21-2015, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Dave242
I had never considered eye dominance in throwing...

I had never considered eye dominance in throwing until a recent thread about that for putting got me thinking about that for putting and your point here gets me thinking about driving.

I wonder...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By Dave242
If I play alone, I remember basically everything...

If I play alone, I remember basically everything for years (almost like photographic memory...which I do not have). If I am playing with other people, I cannot remember very many of the important...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,770
Posted By Dave242
I find that a plus too....and it might well be a...

I find that a plus too....and it might well be a reason why it is rated lower by some/many
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-14-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,770
Posted By Dave242
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 04:41 PM
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Views: 2,674
Posted By Dave242
zero for me. I have 2 courses within 90 minutes...

zero for me. I have 2 courses within 90 minutes that is good....and they are 40-50 minutes away. I only play when I travel/explore these days.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dave242
For practice rounds, this would be a cool...

For practice rounds, this would be a cool game.....depending on the course I would think. Start with just using a putter. Get a birdie, earn a midrange. Get another birdie get another disc of your...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dave242
I ran a league that was low entry ($3 + $1 for...

I ran a league that was low entry ($3 + $1 for ace pool), but that came with the ability to use only 3 discs. For $1 per disc you could add as many discs as you wanted....and that went to a CTP...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-08-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,770
Posted By Dave242
This is what I was suspecting, thanks....but a...

This is what I was suspecting, thanks....but a lot of people's understanding of how fairways should be designed are about as good as the photographers understanding of how to describe fairways in...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-08-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,770
Posted By Dave242
and more... 16 (7?) 438' - approach ...

and more...

16 (7?) 438' - approach
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/20/5b5f51c5.jpg

18 (9?) 730' approach
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/20/1465e3ca.jpg
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-08-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,770
Posted By Dave242
Disclaimer: I have never played Nocky and...

Disclaimer: I have never played Nocky and pictures are deceiving. But, what is up with all the "late trouble" in the design of this course??

Late trouble is narrow gaps late in a fairway or...
Forum: Android Support & Feedback 05-07-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Dave242
Start by looking here...

Start by looking here (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63033)
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,875
Posted By Dave242
I didn't say that was the standard. :p I am...

I didn't say that was the standard. :p

I am agreeing with you that each person has their own rubric....even if for some it is impossible to figure out if their's is consistently applied. And, by...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,875
Posted By Dave242
As has been discussed many times before, private...

As has been discussed many times before, private courses get an overrating boost of 0.25-5.0 out of gratitude to the owner, and that one can usually partake without fear....and the imaginary "vibe"...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,875
Posted By Dave242
ding ding ding....we have a winner. Oshtemo is...

ding ding ding....we have a winner. Oshtemo is not a well designed course....boring DG.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,875
Posted By Dave242
I agree with you on Cedarock as it is mostly open...

I agree with you on Cedarock as it is mostly open and therefore mostly boring for my tastes in courses. But......the design is phenomenal for the land it uses - maximizes the variety of terrain and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-03-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dave242
Winged Deer...

Winged Deer (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=2029) in Johnson City, TN is the best 9er I have played....and it has/had great variety, up down straight right let wooded open. Then they...
Forum: Course Design 04-30-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
The nice thing about the internet is that no one...

The nice thing about the internet is that no one if forcing you to read or look at things you don't want to.

To answer the question.....it depends. As Chuck astutely pointed out upthread, uphill...
Forum: Course Design 04-29-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
I cannot find my worksheets anywhere with raw...

I cannot find my worksheets anywhere with raw scores. What I did find was from 2006 Points Bonanza (C-Tier, 2 rounds) and 2007 Charlotte Open (Pros A Tier - 4 rounds with loads of USDGC players).
...
Forum: Course Design 04-29-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dave242
Any manual should include suggested exercises to...

Any manual should include suggested exercises to gain perspective such as these ideas (off the top of my head):

Visit and play 10 top 50 DGCR-rated courses and read the reviews
Visit and play...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-29-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By Dave242
Basket: ...

Basket:

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=53356&stc=1&d=1430333961

Fairway:
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Forum: Course Design 04-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
I do not recall ever seeing anyone pitch a short...

I do not recall ever seeing anyone pitch a short drive on The Gauntlet for a safe 3....not that it hasn't been done. The result of that will usually be no different than going for the deuce and...
Forum: Course Design 04-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
Yeah, my points were off topic (mainly in...

Yeah, my points were off topic (mainly in response to Notroman's :popcorn: post about The Gauntlet).

Keep in mind though, that this hole is a grinder hole for Intermediates and below....in the...
Forum: Course Design 04-28-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
We've been over this before, Chuck. I have...

We've been over this before, Chuck. I have analyzed several tournaments' worth of data and the correlation between skill and scoring is fine. You just don't agree that recovery shots are a skill...
Forum: Course Design 04-28-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,914
Posted By Dave242
Nonsense. "The Gauntlet" is/was a test of...

Nonsense. "The Gauntlet" is/was a test of accuracy and recovery skills. Do you disagree that these are both legit disc golf skills that a course should test?

If you hit one of the early trees,...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-26-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By Dave242
That puzzles me. Around 10% of the courses...

That puzzles me. Around 10% of the courses you've played are short, yet they are all equally mediocre? You must have some criteria other than length that makes a course good. Which of these 30...
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