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Forum: Course Design 04-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By joesouthfla
I am a member of the Broward Disc Golf...

I am a member of the Broward Disc Golf Association and can answer your question. We are working with the manager to replace baskets, tee pads, benches and to add native vegetation to replace what was...
Forum: Course Design 04-08-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,806
Posted By joesouthfla
What we need is some sort of PDGA evaluation...

What we need is some sort of PDGA evaluation system for courses. The evaluation would include safety and setting par. Courses that met a certain criteria would receive the PDGA stamp of approval.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 03-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,411
Posted By joesouthfla
There is no consensus on placing tee signs at the...

There is no consensus on placing tee signs at the front or at the rear. Each place has its pros and cons. Just be sure they are clear of the throwers reach (approx 6').
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 03-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By joesouthfla
All 4 courses in Broward are good, I like Indian...

All 4 courses in Broward are good, I like Indian Hammocks the best in Dade. Don't waste your time with Virginia key. Palmetto Bay is nice but you will want a guide. Don't leave valuables in your car....
Forum: Discs 02-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,535
Posted By joesouthfla
DESTROYER

DESTROYER
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By joesouthfla
Tampa area is huge for disc golf. Plus you have...

Tampa area is huge for disc golf. Plus you have Cliff Stephens home course for Ken Climo and the winter home for Paul McBeth. What more could you ask for?
Forum: Discs 02-06-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,929
Posted By joesouthfla
I like to flick my Roc in the 50 to 100 range.

I like to flick my Roc in the 50 to 100 range.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-16-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By joesouthfla
It's hard and I have a new appreciation for...

It's hard and I have a new appreciation for people just starting out who never threw Frisbees when they were younger.
Forum: Course Design 12-13-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By joesouthfla
I really like the Discraft Chainstar. reasonably...

I really like the Discraft Chainstar. reasonably priced and includes an extra basket(practice basket) when you purchase 18.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-16-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By joesouthfla
Phoenix this weekend

Will be in Phoenix long enough to play two courses. Any recommendations?
Forum: Course Design 09-19-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,386
Posted By joesouthfla
-If possible do not build holes that run parallel...

-If possible do not build holes that run parallel to sidewalks. Players end up waiting forever for the walkers to go by.
- Do not put the baskets too close to OBs. It they do go OB it is usually a...
Forum: Course Development 09-19-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By joesouthfla
18 baskets with sleeves cost approx 6k 12x5x4"...

18 baskets with sleeves cost approx 6k
12x5x4" concrete slab cost $100 each (concrete only!)
signs with post figure about $50 each
misc. $400
TOTAL not including labor approx 9k-10k.
If money is...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-08-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By joesouthfla
I have seen that diagram too. The locking collar...

I have seen that diagram too. The locking collar is below the lid. If I do that with the Chainstar the locking collar is too high requiring a lot larger hole to be drilled. I was really thinking...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-07-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By joesouthfla
Problems with round irrigation boxes

I followed the Innova instructions (http://www.innovadiscs.com/media/PDF/discatcher_install.pdf) for using the round irrigation boxes to install sleeves and ran into several problems. If you are...
Forum: Discs 05-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 16,925
Posted By joesouthfla
No offense taken, your point was very valid, why...

No offense taken, your point was very valid, why not put your first teebox in a known high activity area. I was trying to be funny when I said come play in the summer (because it is hot as hell down...
Forum: Discs 05-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 16,925
Posted By joesouthfla
As a member of the Broward Discs Golf Association...

As a member of the Broward Discs Golf Association (a club in South Florida) with over a hundred members. I resent the notion that we are not a disc golf hotbed. Come down and play some time in the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,460
Posted By joesouthfla
In my neck of the woods there is a real obsession...

In my neck of the woods there is a real obsession with boosting the pro purse. What is the purpose of this? The marquee pros are not going to come unless it is an A-tier event and will fit into their...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,205
Posted By joesouthfla
As an intermediate player I think the payout...

As an intermediate player I think the payout system is fine and by the number of tournaments that are going on I think most people are happy with the current system. Correct me if I am wrong but a TD...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By joesouthfla
I tore mine and the doctor said to put off...

I tore mine and the doctor said to put off surgery as long as it was not too painful. I rehabbed mine with a lot of bicycling. I would say if it dose not bother you a whole lot you should leave well...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By joesouthfla
The type of player you are trying to attract may...

The type of player you are trying to attract may not be a PDGA member. That is an additional $10 per person. You can do a nice 1 day non-pdga tournament for around $10 per person 100% payout. bump it...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-22-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By joesouthfla
disc in tree, fence pushed in

I have two questions:
A. If your disc becomes stuck in a tree during a tournament are you allowed to retrieve it by throwing rocks and water bottles at it? I know throwing a disc would not be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,026
Posted By joesouthfla
It takes a village to run a club and a...

It takes a village to run a club and a tournament. Do not hesitate to ask for assistance. You might even consider keeping this first event even simpler. $20, 2 rounds, pro,advanced,intermediate,women...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By joesouthfla
Why different prices for different divisions?

Why is it that as you move up in divisions the cost of entries into tournaments also goes up? I ran several one day tournaments last year all one price and no one ever complained or asked that I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-15-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By joesouthfla
Our club is thinking about doing it too. There...

Our club is thinking about doing it too. There are a bunch of companies that will do the paperwork for you for around $300. The advantage is that companies that make donations to you will be able to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-06-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By joesouthfla
Obviously 3 skill shots in a field does not...

Obviously 3 skill shots in a field does not constitute a dg course. I was looking for the approx. number of established courses that are 9 or 18 holes that have some sort of signage and that are...
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