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Old 01-07-2015, 03:05 PM
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How much would you pay?

Pay-to-play. It's coming some place near you soon, it's here now for some. Combine that with "true championship" level "Par 70+" designs.

How much would you pay?

1. For a round / day / season pass.

2. For a cart.

This is a par 70+ disc golf course with Gold and Blue tees (maintained grass). Co-located on a ball golf course. Well maintained grounds, rolling terrain, some water. On site pro shop (ball and disc golf), with on site food and beer.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:24 PM
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What kind of beer
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:26 PM
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1. <$10 / <$20 / < (cost of single round) * (expected # of visits in a year)

2. I wouldn't
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:37 PM
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I assume this project is just a hypothetical? Or is there a real world project that you're planning?

Here's where you may have lost my business...

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Co-located on a ball golf course.
Which the terrain and obstacles will be designed to fit ball golf, since that's what pays the bills. To me, putting a disc golf course on a ball golf course is a resignation that you don't have the land for a dedicated disc golf course, not a benefit. Not that you can't put a decent disc golf course on a ball golf terrain by ignoring the ball golf course layout entirely, but doing so kind of interferes with the ball golf.

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This is a par 70+ disc golf course
Also, of no benefit to me. I'd personally like to get my round done in under two hours. A lot of people are quitting or cutting back on ball golf rounds precisely because they take too long.

This need to make par 70+ disc golf courses seems to stem from some inferiority complex some of us have to make ourselves more like our so-called "big brother sport" in every aspect. In all honesty, we really need to cut that out and run as far from that direction as possible. There's a lot of good middle ground between that and our numerous existing Par 54/SSA 48 layouts we can shoot for.

I also eschew the idea that the people who are most willing to spend money playing a disc golf course want the most challenging layout that can be made. The ball golf industry spent millions over the last 20 years finding out that wasn't necessarily true.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:37 PM
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I like more woods than any ball golf course that I've seen can offer.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:40 PM
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Same green fees as ball golfers. Ball golf courses have tee times and wouldn't want to lose money on reduced green fees for disc golf especially if sharing tee boxes and fairways.

Never used carts even when I worked at a course and they were free.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:42 PM
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most courses here in Maine are pay to play. It is actually quite different from NY where I am from. Also I played a course in Tamaqua PA (http://www.villascrossing.com/) that did exactly this. Great course, with a ball course, you could use carts

1. $6/$15/Maybe $200 if it had a lot of variety, and how close to home.
2. I wouldn't but $5 bucks is probably a reasonable price. People will definitely find it worth it.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:45 PM
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I'd pay about $10 to play a top 10 course. I have 2 courses local that have golf carts available now, they're like $20 (10 a person) and I never get them. I hike it.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:47 PM
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I'd kick $100 for an annual pass if it was near my house.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:48 PM
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Id more likely buy a membership if the price were reasonable, meaning i could probably play more than it cost to pay per round/day in the timeframe the membership is good for.

I feel like for DG, these membershops should be more like season passes and there should be a couple seasons at different prices. Basically, spring ,summer and fall, winter seasons
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