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Old 12-28-2012, 12:21 PM
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Qualifications for being a disc golf course ?

not sure why Lemon Lake Gold course in cedar lake, IN isnt listed .
and wyman park in sullivan IL is. neoga IL has one basket in the ground
how is that a course ?




My back yard has better baskets than sullivan, il .

Gold has it;s own tees and baskets
Silver does as well.

I can shoot 5 over on silver and well lots of shots on gold.

so can someone answer this question ?

what are the Qualifications for being a disc golf course ? to be listed here ????

Should we start listing every neighborhood where people play object golf , to posts and fire hydrants and mail boxes ?
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:20 PM
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well there's a number of courses listed on here that should probably be practice courses. i think Timg has his own set of criteria for what should be listed so he's the best to answer this question.

i would say a course should have at least 6 marked places to tee off where you're going to a basket location solely used for that hole. so you could have 9 or 18 tees to 6 baskets and still be a course. i don't know why 6 that's just what i think. personally my backyard course is listed on here and i have 6 basket locations and 18 tees however i still listed mine as a practice course because many fairways cross and i don't consider it a true course even though i have holes that are comperable or better than places considered courses in my area.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:36 PM
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Backyard courses are not allowed (with few exceptions)
1 hole courses are usually removed or designated as practice areas.
Course designers can have their course removed if they do not want it listed.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:11 PM
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I never even thought about listing my backyard course before I moved. Never considered it.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:12 PM
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Lemon Lake Gold is a longer set of tees and pins as part of the Lemon Lake Silver course which is listed.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:23 PM
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From what I can tell, if an alternate layout goes in the same direction as the traditional layout, it is not a course (Renny/Gold, Hornets Nest/Web, LL Silver/Gold) but if it goes in the opposite direction it is a separate course (Beast/Goliath).
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:28 PM
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From what I can tell, if an alternate layout goes in the same direction as the traditional layout, it is not a course (Renny/Gold, Hornets Nest/Web, LL Silver/Gold) but if it goes in the opposite direction it is a separate course (Beast/Goliath).
I wonder if that means that I should count Ammon Ranch forward and reverse as seperate courses in my personal count?
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:35 PM
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We are slowly diverging two layouts at Stoney Hill. I've been pondering at what point they'll vary enough to warrant separate listings---and if that's worth the trouble. On the other hand, it's making a mess out of the hole info and pictures.
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:29 PM
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neoga IL has one basket in the ground
how is that a course ?
Neoga had five baskets last time I was there. (That was three or four years ago; and I think one was already missing then).
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A course should have infrastructure that was put there specifically for playing disc golf. Not this, "tee off from this patch of sidewalk, to that light pole" crap. For whatever reason, I still can't make this course go away.

A course should also have "holes". A hole should have at least one designated place where it starts (i.e. a tee), and at least one designated place where it finishes (i.e. a pin). Simply putting a basket in the ground does not constitute a hole just because there's five different spots on the sidewalk that you can throw towards it from.
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