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Forum: Course Design 04-17-2015, 07:35 PM
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Views: 1,232
Posted By Royal Hill
specifically tied to multi use parks? multi use...

specifically tied to multi use parks? multi use in the same area parks?

I do think many courses can be trouble when successful. When not entirely successful, they end up being ok, but success...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-17-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By Royal Hill
It seems we've had this discussion before. Still...

It seems we've had this discussion before. Still a good one.

Better to think about it the way its been presented on this thread vs the "If you don't reach 1000 by (x) years the chances drop near...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,830
Posted By Royal Hill
Oh yeah, here's where i was going to tie it back...

Oh yeah, here's where i was going to tie it back into the OP.

If the recipient of the 500 felt the money was coming from the event - then the psychology above would lead that person to feel more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,830
Posted By Royal Hill
Another concept: "Ace Prize" vs "Ace Pot" ...

Another concept:

"Ace Prize" vs "Ace Pot"

seems like the same, but a bit different psychology. Always good to think about the pschye of things sometimes.

One can have an "Ace Prize" -...
Forum: Course Design 04-12-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Royal Hill
Q. How are disc golfers and water similar? ...

Q. How are disc golfers and water similar?

A. They both take the path of least resistance.

Water can be diverted by changing that path - predictable, travels downhill, right?
Players and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-12-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,145
Posted By Royal Hill
Bag holders - Like JeffMonty commented earlier -...

Bag holders - Like JeffMonty commented earlier - our area (wet pacNW) had some.

Fell prey to a couple factors:

1. One more surface that can be vandalized, pulled out, kicked or karate chopped...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-05-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By Royal Hill
CTPs are all about fun. Especially if its an...

CTPs are all about fun. Especially if its an after-the-round CTP thing.

Set one up, watch the people with downturned mouths turn into smiles as they get a chance to do something to help them...
Forum: Course Design 03-19-2015, 11:46 PM
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Views: 52,024
Posted By Royal Hill
David - I hear ya… There are private layouts,...

David - I hear ya… There are private layouts, then there are private layouts.

It likely depends on your surrounds. End of the road, private drive in - do what you want. In your own canyon, way...
Forum: Course Design 03-19-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 52,024
Posted By Royal Hill
I like the predator basket design for a home...

I like the predator basket design for a home course. (I like a lot of baskets for home course use - not in the market for baskets, but thought I'd comment)

If it was my tract, I'd feel...
Forum: Tournaments 03-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Royal Hill
pecosRob, There are more charities out...

pecosRob,

There are more charities out there than you could ever imagine.

Local ones: foodbanks and such are always great cause they are local.
Passion ones: Find one that interests you...
Forum: Tournaments 03-03-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Royal Hill
Just to help you, this is my best inference as to...

Just to help you, this is my best inference as to your intent:

A scorecard based event
Zero entry fee
Recognition for performance (awards)
Charity component
Optional vending opportunities
...
Forum: Course Design 02-20-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,051
Posted By Royal Hill
I have been more of an advocate of greens near...

I have been more of an advocate of greens near slopes
compared to
Greens that are on slopes.

Doesn't sound much different, but it is. DeLa veaga has many pins that are near the dreaded...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,466
Posted By Royal Hill
How about some five gallon landscape planters...

How about some five gallon landscape planters with 8-10 ft clump bamboos…

you know… just set out for today or practice ramp up and event weekend. picked up tomorrow or at event tear down then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,466
Posted By Royal Hill
Chuck, This is in part one of the principles...

Chuck,
This is in part one of the principles of the Lk Stevens baskets mentioned above, although yours involves somewhat radial symmetry (where the FredC baskets are often one side dominant). ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,466
Posted By Royal Hill
Next option: For those in the chain...

Next option:

For those in the chain narrowing camp: How about a fixed length chain constrictor?
(x) inches long, intended to thread through the outer chains at the (y) links from the top...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,466
Posted By Royal Hill
Thoughts on catching zone size: I agree...

Thoughts on catching zone size:

I agree with Chuck K that decreasing the vertical opening size seems the most easy adaptation for current set ups for a special day use. Does anyone have an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By Royal Hill
Thinking about this thread over the last day, I...

Thinking about this thread over the last day, I did come up with a counterpoint way a club could conceivably do something like this.

A club could offer a "scholarship" program, or a "grant"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-16-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By Royal Hill
There's a place for "passing a hat" to help fund...

There's a place for "passing a hat" to help fund a worthy cause.
Or a donation jar
Or a bake sale
Or a stand alone event who's structure model can generate fundraiser revenues. (and billed as...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,314
Posted By Royal Hill
H Bill, Sounds great - your passion rings...

H Bill,

Sounds great - your passion rings through your words loud and clear. It is amazing when given carte blanche to do what you think needs done.

Is there a site or link where you've...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-29-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,323
Posted By Royal Hill
Best Advice on towels: There is a thing called...

Best Advice on towels:
There is a thing called a Grommet Kit available at most sewing/craft/hobby stores.

Acquire one of these sets - Grommet Set size Large - includes the metal pin Setter,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By Royal Hill
Fewer than fifteen players? Gosh, in that...

Fewer than fifteen players?

Gosh, in that case you can ask each person individually - "Bob, you on board with the plan? Carl, how about you? Eric, any questions? Lindsey, we good?" , etc...
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By Royal Hill
Best Advice: seek to use an event format that is...

Best Advice: seek to use an event format that is low on risk structure.

Could be any format really, fundraiser or trophy (recognition) only, but the key for first time is avoiding the merchandise...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,317
Posted By Royal Hill
Whenever this particular issue comes up - with...

Whenever this particular issue comes up - with this player or others before him - I always take a moment and l remember what it feels like to actually intend to fault. Try it some time. Try and...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 12-31-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,198
Posted By Royal Hill
Eric, Monty's been influenced by the simple...

Eric,

Monty's been influenced by the simple basket arrows at Bud Pell at Ross Farm DGC in WA st. On this course small simple wood stock "arrows" are drilled at each end and zip tied to one of the...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 12-30-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,198
Posted By Royal Hill
Had a mental image, then saw the prototype...

Had a mental image, then saw the prototype drawing.

Bummer, it would become a step. Too enticing. The major thought would be that when it gets bent down to the ground, would the arrow still be...
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