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Old 03-13-2014, 10:26 PM
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To legitimize the sport, we should focus on local growth in organized leagues.

The sport will not advance by wearing polo shirts and posting videos.
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Old 03-13-2014, 10:37 PM
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Funny. My phone just changes 'golf' to 'home'. Somewhat annoying. Switching 'I'm going downtown for a pint' to 'I'm going downtown for a shot' is somewhat funny. That's what I get for using a 10 year old phone that just wont die.
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Old 03-13-2014, 10:49 PM
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To legitimize the sport, we should focus on local growth in organized leagues.

The sport will not advance by wearing polo shirts and posting videos.
The sport I play is legitimate, without a polo shirt.
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:28 PM
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The sport I play is legitimate, without a polo shirt.
I agree. I also don't think ESPN will ever consistently cover DG tournaments, but that won't prohibit our growth either.
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:34 PM
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I agree. I also don't think ESPN will ever consistently cover DG tournaments, but that won't prohibit our growth either.
Something tells me that shorts, sandals, t-shirts, etc, aren't the issue.
When was the last time you saw anyone on the X games wearing a polo shirt?

For that matter, why aren't they called the Y games. Generations have changed over....
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:50 PM
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For that matter, why aren't they called the Y games.
That actually seems appropriate, because I sometimes wonder Y they are on.

Of course, if disc golf ever got any tube time, I'm sure a lot of folks would wonder the same thing.
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:04 AM
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So, I'm curious, in which way are we talking about growing the sport? More new players or more/any TV coverage?
I agree leagues probably are the best way to increase player numbers,look at pool,darts, bowling, etc.. Polos won't make or break it but it's better than having to tell someone to put their MOOBS away.

As far as TV coverage....and this is coming from someone who actually enjoys watching golf......I have never seen DG coverage that was actually compelling to watch as a tournament or round. I watch cuz I like DG and I need a fix. Same reason I had BMX Bandits on VHS, not because it was good, cuz it was the only bmx onTV ten years before the X games
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:53 AM
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:59 AM
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Old 03-14-2014, 02:44 AM
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Something tells me that shorts, sandals, t-shirts, etc, aren't the issue.
When was the last time you saw anyone on the X games wearing a polo shirt?

For that matter, why aren't they called the Y games. Generations have changed over....
It's because the sports are XTREME! DG will never be as cool as Street Luge
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