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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,425
Posted By Steve West
Let's hope so. We'll be, what, 150 years old?

Let's hope so. We'll be, what, 150 years old?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,425
Posted By Steve West
Here's a fact to discuss: I calculated that the...

Here's a fact to discuss: I calculated that the average length of all throws made during 2104 Am Worlds was 100 feet.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-29-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By Steve West
So, make him an offer for the price you would...

So, make him an offer for the price you would want to buy it.
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 01-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By Steve West
What's happening is that the designer knew...

What's happening is that the designer knew exactly where to put the fence.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-27-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,846
Posted By Steve West
Hyping a course before it opens is like...

Hyping a course before it opens is like "nice"-ing a throw.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,430
Posted By Steve West
What is the deal with Seniors caring about the...

What is the deal with Seniors caring about the presence or absence of cash payouts? Why is it so important that there be a "Pro" senior division?
Forum: Course Design 01-24-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By Steve West
Adjustable Targets

I heard the the Pro Bowl is going to make the goal posts closer together for point after kicks, and leave them at the regular distance for field goals.

I don't know or care if that is true or not,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,430
Posted By Steve West
Ah, I see. So, more like: "if you want to be...

Ah, I see. So, more like: "if you want to be treated like an Open player, come to these events" than advocating for changing how tournaments are run. Sorry, I took away the wrong impression.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,430
Posted By Steve West
It seems you could get everything you want in a...

It seems you could get everything you want in a Senior friendly tournament by playing in Open.

You have another division you qualify for and would rather play in. Isn't part of that choice being...
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By Steve West
Seek help. Also, the hole in my...

Seek help.



Also, the hole in my diagram is through an indoor hallway.
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By Steve West
Or.... ...

Or....

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,716
Posted By Steve West
I think the added wrinkle is that as a young...

I think the added wrinkle is that as a young sport, we are still experimenting with things like making the "appropriate line" something other than aiming at the basket. In other words, this is a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,959
Posted By Steve West
(Sung to the tune of "You might be a Redneck"...

(Sung to the tune of "You might be a Redneck" jokes)

If you had access to a holosuite and you decided to use it to design disc golf courses, you might be addicted to disc golf!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By Steve West
Simulation based on measurement of actual throws...

Simulation based on measurement of actual throws at another tournament. Yes, it does make a little more sense to go for it with the new more-reasonable drop zones.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,716
Posted By Steve West
Have you ever been an average golfer playing a...

Have you ever been an average golfer playing a course where the greens were ready for a PGA tournament? With the green speed and cup positions the top pros use, this can happen - a lot - to the...
Forum: Course Design 01-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By Steve West
Does it have anything to do with "...smaller than...

Does it have anything to do with "...smaller than usual baskets"?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By Steve West
What I found was the the ideal tee throw (to...

What I found was the the ideal tee throw (to minimize expected score) was to try to land 170 feet out and just to the right of the middle of the fairway. My suggestion was to move the tee closer to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-20-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Steve West
These all depend on how the tournament director...

These all depend on how the tournament director wrote up the Instructions.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-19-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Steve West
One idea is to cut them into lengths of 13.5...

One idea is to cut them into lengths of 13.5 inches, and hang them vertically in square groups of four with 1.5 inches between them. That approximates the "kill zone" of a basket. It should also...
Forum: Course Design 01-18-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By Steve West
I just had a vision of you herding designers...

I just had a vision of you herding designers around the country like they were reindeer, leaving the earth covered with disc golf courses behind them.


Uh, do you need another reindeer?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By Steve West
Try not to be a first time TD. Help out at as...

Try not to be a first time TD. Help out at as many events as you can before doing your own.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By Steve West
Shameless plug for disc golf offered as a...

Shameless plug for disc golf offered as a demonstration sport at the National Senior Games (http://www.nsga.com/competition-schedule-849a.aspx)July 11&12 in Minnesota.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,162
Posted By Steve West
If you could get free use of land in San Diego or...

If you could get free use of land in San Diego or NYC, it would work.

But, if you could get free use of that much land, almost anything else you could do with it would make more money.

The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,609
Posted By Steve West
Well then, here's to hoping my rating is anything...

Well then, here's to hoping my rating is anything but stable.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-11-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,244
Posted By Steve West
Perhaps the sport has grown up enough that we can...

Perhaps the sport has grown up enough that we can dispense with all warnings and trust that tournament players will take responsibility for learning the rules, or accept the consequences if they...
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