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Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By geoloseth
I'm pretty sure that I got one with my new AX15...

I'm pretty sure that I got one with my new AX15 that I bought about a week ago.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-30-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,465
Posted By geoloseth
Different ratings - no. How they achieve the...

Different ratings - no. How they achieve the ratings - yes.

I think the USGA handicap system is a very good model and can translate well, with some modifications, to disc golf. Each course not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-30-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,465
Posted By geoloseth
You are correct. And that was what Chuck argued...

You are correct. And that was what Chuck argued as well. In any real tournament the likelihood of that happening is too small to worry about. It's even a more remote chance when you add in a normal...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-30-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,465
Posted By geoloseth
I would agree with you, but IIRC that's not what...

I would agree with you, but IIRC that's not what I was told by Chuck. It was made to sound as though the round ratings for each player were based more on how they played that layout in those...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-30-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,465
Posted By geoloseth
Based on what Chuck Kennedy has told me about the...

Based on what Chuck Kennedy has told me about the PDGA rating system rounds 1, 2, & 4 line up ( I didn't do the math on the 3rd round). What I think is the big downside of the ratings calculations is...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-18-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By geoloseth
It was the deliberate stomping and rolling around...

It was the deliberate stomping and rolling around to flatten the grass that screamed 'altering the lie/course'. And t was still 300+ to the pin. I still agree that it should be a 2 stroke penalty but...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By geoloseth
Stomping down tall grass behind your lie

This came up the first round of a tournament. A player was seen stomping down tall grass (taller than knees) as well as rolling in the grass to pack it down so he has a run up for his shot. Couldn't...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-08-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,834
Posted By geoloseth
DrAudiologist - where are you located? I'm sure...

DrAudiologist - where are you located? I'm sure there are people on the forum that are open to playing rounds with you and giving you help in person.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By geoloseth
The few times that I've been able to teach disc...

The few times that I've been able to teach disc golf to (almost)complete beginners we made a game out of some of the main rules and etiquette - marking your lie, playing in turn, keeping score before...
Forum: Tournaments 05-08-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,146
Posted By geoloseth
^^^ I bet this is the case in 80% of the areas...

^^^ I bet this is the case in 80% of the areas that people want to see worlds. When I was a board member of a larger club in North Texas we talked about submitting a bid during a few of our meetings....
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 05-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By geoloseth
^^^^ This is the main reason to get a cart. ...

^^^^ This is the main reason to get a cart.

I know I wouldn't be able to walk the day after a two round tournament if I had to carry my bag. Like the OP, I have lower back pain after and during...
Forum: Other Gear 04-07-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By geoloseth
I'm going to pick one up after seeing a video of...

I'm going to pick one up after seeing a video of the Simon Lizotte demo locally. It appeared that this is the unit they were using and I'll ask him this weekend if in fact it is and for any tips on...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-07-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By geoloseth
If it's raining, muddy, or generally slippery...

If it's raining, muddy, or generally slippery I'll make sure to bring an extra large towel or too to put down on the tee. It makes a world of difference in keeping my plant foot from slipping. If...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 04-07-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,308
Posted By geoloseth
53056 this is my quad cart. The bag easily sits...

53056 this is my quad cart. The bag easily sits on the cart using the shoulder straps and nothing else. The bag and cart feel more stable than on my clicgear. And it sits up higher which is easier on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-17-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,359
Posted By geoloseth
Any possibility of a thumber/tomahawk? An...

Any possibility of a thumber/tomahawk? An overhand shot will be affected by the wind, but with practice it's very predictable unless you're dealing with huge changes in gusting wind. If overhand...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-27-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By geoloseth
I'm guessing the OP is talking about the SLD...

I'm guessing the OP is talking about the SLD event in The Colony tomorrow. DFW got hit by a snowmaggedon that nearly shut down every highway all day long. Not joking at 11 am this morning there were...
Forum: Tournaments 02-27-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By geoloseth
No, registration is through the Straight line...

No, registration is through the Straight line discs webpage.
Forum: Tournaments 02-27-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By geoloseth
That's what I'm hoping this year. They added an...

That's what I'm hoping this year. They added an extra day of play, but Sunday. The less John Houck in the event the better.
Forum: Tournaments 02-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By geoloseth
My advice is to play advanced as that is the...

My advice is to play advanced as that is the division least likely to get the raw end of the deal if/when things go south. New group of people are taking over day to day running so hopefully it will...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,453
Posted By geoloseth
I'll have to watch it on something other than my...

I'll have to watch it on something other than my phone. The guy running the camera decided it's a good idea to chew his gum with his mouth open. I lasted about 2 minutes then couldn't take anymore.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-12-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,265
Posted By geoloseth
I found that through the first few holes I was...

I found that through the first few holes I was missing my line to the left, but I tried slowing down my arm a little more just to focus on what my hand and the disc were doing. That helped a bunch to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-12-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,265
Posted By geoloseth
Well I was blocked from accessing facebook...

Well I was blocked from accessing facebook yesterday so my only online escape was this forum. After finding this thread I decided that the best thing to do for this weekends upcoming two tournaments...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-12-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By geoloseth
In most cases it's easier to determine a caddie...

In most cases it's easier to determine a caddie vs a spectator than you think. If a player asks for any kind of playing suggestion from a person then they are performing caddie duties. The true...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 02-09-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By geoloseth
If you're going to go from Texarkana to Dallas on...

If you're going to go from Texarkana to Dallas on a disc golf trip then you HAVE to stop at Selah Ranch and Trey Texas in Mt. Vernon/Talco. It's on the way off of Interstate 30 and spend as much time...
Forum: Discs 02-08-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,816
Posted By geoloseth
Got to throw a couple of them today. I can say...

Got to throw a couple of them today. I can say that from the limited time with them they seem to be what I am hoping for. A little deeper than the verdict and more stable all around. They feel more...
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