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Old 11-16-2010, 01:28 PM
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Ground Targets

I was thinking on this the other day, how would people feel about ground targets. A ground target is basically the basket recessed into the ground making a more traditional golf hole. There could be a few ways of including them, have the normal basket with an extra recessed basket below, have just the chains but recess the basket into the ground, or just have the GT and a pole. The last option really changes things as your approach game would be drastically different all of the others allow for rollers and skips. Thoughts?

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/view_i...565&p=7b99a714 - Hole five Basket. Hope this shows up if not if someone that knows how to post the pic.
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:38 PM
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There are photos on this site of ground baskets at Flyboy, Hippodrome and a course in Scandinavia.
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:39 PM
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I've never played one, but they look like a cool way to change things up a little. I think more than one of them on a course might be a little gimmicky though.
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:42 PM
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I like the idea of being able to roll into the basket. How would you keep debris and water from collecting in the basket?
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Old 11-16-2010, 02:13 PM
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I'm not talking about the Keeping the same specs just lowing the target I'm talking about a second basket recessed or the chains the normal height and only the basket in the ground, or no chains at all just the pole and basket in the ground. The closest thing i've seen is the ground GT at mushroom manor which had a couple of the mini baskets with the GT below, and a the solo GT photo in the OP. Full size the closest is at the grange with the 5 gal bucket they use to play tennis ball golf. Allowing for rollers and skips would be huge. As for water just and junk collecting haven't thought that far yet. Just want to see how people felt about them in general.
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Old 11-16-2010, 02:26 PM
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Discs were meant to fly, balls were meant to roll.

I would not be interested in targets in the ground.

In fact I love wet mornings when you can a putt and it saves you having to dry off your disc afterwards
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:18 AM
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Bump, hoping to get a few more opinions on this. I think it could be cool if done right.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:38 AM
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gimmicky like putt putt imo.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:45 AM
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gimmicky like putt putt imo.
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not a fan

I'd much rather see an elevated basket, which adds good risk/reward challenge when done right. The operative part of that is when done right.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:46 AM
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maybe for like one or two holes to add a pinch of variety to the round. elevated baskets are cool too
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