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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-05-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By esdubya
Great Thread! Was reading through and came...

Great Thread!

Was reading through and came up with this question: Is there a "signature" of a Steady Ed design? Do these courses have any common defining features?
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 07-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,859
Posted By esdubya
Catching ability is not #1 for me. It is...

Catching ability is not #1 for me. It is durability, looks, and sound. The winner is the powder-coated Mach III.

BogeyNoMore - those are Mach IIIs at Indy Lake..
Forum: Course Development 07-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By esdubya
Thanks. It's so hard for me to describe...

Thanks.

It's so hard for me to describe the sport to the perspective of a person who has never heard of it. ...and I cringe anytime I hear myself talk. But hopefully it gets the point across. ...
Forum: Course Development 07-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By esdubya
New Story! woo-hoo!! ...

New Story! woo-hoo!!

http://blogs.windsorstar.com/life/bringing-disc-golf-to-windsor
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
3) Use your eagle-eye to closely watch your disc...

3) Use your eagle-eye to closely watch your disc fly. Visually mark where it landed, on every shot. Make a point of this to everyone in your group.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-14-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Stardoggy - I'll pass that feedback along to the...

Stardoggy - I'll pass that feedback along to the guys running the course. Because the lease requires someone to be onsite to have the course open, I believe those times are based on a cost/benefit...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-14-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Also if anyone can find video on the news stories...

Also if anyone can find video on the news stories that ran on Channel 4 or Channel 7 this weekend please feel free to post up here.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Feel like reading? The word is out! Disc Golf has...

Feel like reading? The word is out! Disc Golf has a new home in Detroit.

http://blogs.metrotimes.com/news-blawg/belle-isle-disc-golf-course-open-july-12/
...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Course is NOT open to play until July 12 or...

Course is NOT open to play until July 12 or after. The use agreement with the DNR requires a representative of Detroit Disc Golf to be on-site in order for the course to be open. If you are with a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Well this started out working directly with the...

Well this started out working directly with the City of Detroit. We ran a tournament on a temp course, got a big attendance, and kept up constant communication with the (then) parks director of...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
The lease *should* be renewed as long as...

The lease *should* be renewed as long as everything goes OK. It is a trial period for the park (DNR) as well as Detroit Disc Golf (DDG) to make sure this is the best way forward to run a disc golf...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-01-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Update from yesterday: Most of the...

Update from yesterday:

Most of the fairways have been mowed as of Monday 6/30. All pads are marked.

18 and 2 fairways are rutted out from heavy equipment the state used this spring and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-30-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
moving the Belle Isle discussion... ...

moving the Belle Isle discussion...

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=106935
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By esdubya
Belle Isle DGC, Detroit, Michigan

Grand Opening scheduled for 7.12.2014. Finally have worked out a plan with Michigan State Parks. The group running the course has a lease that will go until late fall 2014.
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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Yea I would not play Belle Isle yet. Or, I would...

Yea I would not play Belle Isle yet. Or, I would but only from the short tees and not all of the holes and with a spotter on almost every shot. It isn't quite ready yet. Mostly it just needs a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Just logged on to update status on Belle Isle.....

Just logged on to update status on Belle Isle.. Yes, Grand Opening is July 12. I'm going to work and play it today.. It is open now but honestly I don't know if it is enjoyable to play yet. On...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Work days out at Belle Isle will be on this...

Work days out at Belle Isle will be on this weekend (6/21 and 6/22) as long as it doesn't rain. Both Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers needed - feel free to talk/pm to me and I will put you in touch...
Forum: Course Development 06-19-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By esdubya
Many updates on this thread which still shows up...

Many updates on this thread which still shows up first when googling Windsor Ontario Disc Golf.

Windsor-Essex Disc Golf is now an official club - https://www.facebook.com/WindsorEssexDG

The...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 06-04-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By esdubya
I'm most likely out.. :( Enjoy!

I'm most likely out.. :( Enjoy!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-03-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Belle Isle DGC opening date should be announced...

Belle Isle DGC opening date should be announced very soon.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 06-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By esdubya
Actually, I may try to join this little meetup, I...

Actually, I may try to join this little meetup, I did want to play toboggan this year. Dang newborns getting in the way of daddy's fun! ;)
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 06-03-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By esdubya
Why don't you guys play Toboggan, it will be in...

Why don't you guys play Toboggan, it will be in perfect condition, mowed, and no crowds. Only downside is no baskets. But putting isn't really the point of playing the course, the shots off the tee...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,718
Posted By esdubya
Speaking of crowding, I wouldn't recommend...

Speaking of crowding, I wouldn't recommend playing this course unless you are playing the tournament rounds. It's a #$&-show out there most of the time when the course isn't 'closed'. Play early...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-15-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Positive rumblings from Belle Isle today, but...

Positive rumblings from Belle Isle today, but nothing to announce... yet...

Let's all send positive vibes to the BI DNR team.

Oh, and work days Saturday and Sunday this weekend.
...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 03-21-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 42,987
Posted By esdubya
Dwayne - good concerns to have, but trust me...

Dwayne - good concerns to have, but trust me these are the same concerns that we all have. We are working on a sustainable model understanding that it may take a while for the regular player base to...
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