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Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 01-14-2020, 08:46 PM
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Posted By swatso
Currently 43 States ...

As of 1/1/2020, have played 43 States, including everything East of the Mississippi, and Hawaii.

If I travel as planned/hoped, will add:

New Mexico
Montana
Idaho


Leaving:
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-07-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,160
Posted By swatso
Patapsco

A local won nine baskets, and donated them. The other nine were paid for by cash donations.

Actually, there are 3xtees per hole, a third recreational set defined by a pair of pavers. We play...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-02-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,160
Posted By swatso
MD/VA/PA

Re Rockburn redesign will improve your secondary considerations, but unfortunately lessen your primary points.

Re VA: Clark's Run is awesome. Haven't visited Lake Marshall yet.

Re PA: Moraine...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-01-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,160
Posted By swatso
18

Arkansas: Old Post DGC (4.30)
Connecticut: Wickham Park (4.20)
Delaware: Iron Hill (4.29)
Maine: Sabattus Disc Golf- Eagle (4.70)
Maryland: Seneca Creek State Park (4.26)
Michigan: Flip City...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-01-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,160
Posted By swatso
MD

Not sure if there is clearly a best course in MD. Patapsco and Seneca certainly deserve consideration, as does lesser-known/newer Mill Brook. Others might suggest Ditto, or Woodsboro, or Turkey Hill,...
Forum: Discs 11-03-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,803
Posted By swatso
4x distance drivers 4x fairway drivers 4x...

4x distance drivers
4x fairway drivers
4x mids
1x putter
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-17-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By swatso
My timing was a bit off, so ate in Forrest City...

My timing was a bit off, so ate in Forrest City on the way there from Memphis.

Played Red (it looked shorter and with more shade - it was hot!), Old Post in Russellville, and Eagles Nest in Van...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-15-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By swatso
Bump. Will be there tomorrow! :-)

Bump. Will be there tomorrow! :-)
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By swatso
Thanks much. Any recommendations for...

Thanks much.

Any recommendations for lunch-time local grub?
Seems like a lot of the nearby Hispanic places are well-rated.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-15-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By swatso
North Little Rock, AR Burns Park

You're travelling through, and only have time for one.
Blue, or Red?
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 05-23-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By swatso
near Fort Smith, AR, mid/late September

Have time for ONE course. Eagle's Nest, or one of the three Ben Gerens? If a Ben Geren, which colour?

Deciding factors, in descending weighting:

course quality
course variety
ease of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-01-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By swatso
1 acre / 2 baskets

Jimb can provide plenty of advice.

Place your baskets such that you can approach them from a variety of directions, i.e. such that you develop a variety of throws.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-28-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 422,899
Posted By swatso
as good as they say

Problem is, most of the "reviews" don't actually say much, if anything.
How about a review doesn't count towards ranking if not-helpful >> helpful?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-19-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 26,684
Posted By swatso
As with most things in life, consider the...

As with most things in life, consider the gain/pain ratio.

Gain: How much advantage do falling putters gain? If lots, everyone can do it. If minimal/variable, who cares? Do what works best for...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 02-07-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,703
Posted By swatso
best of 8 northeast States

"Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine"

Search by State, sort by Rating:
Delaware - Iron Hill the clear winner. I've played it, and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-28-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By swatso
hayco

Hayco is private, so you'll need to check when it is open.
Hayco's holes primarily break into two categories:

long, open, with ob lurking about
short, tight, with mostly small trees creating...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-28-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By swatso
signal view 9>18

If memory serves:
Old New

1 1
2 4
3 5
4 6
5 7
6 8
7 9+10
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-26-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By swatso
Signal View was an awesome nine, but only a...

Signal View was an awesome nine, but only a decent eighteen, i.e. the additional holes are inferior to the original holes.
And while Rockland is quite good, I think most will find Freedom Center to...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-25-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By swatso
Freedom Center had a quasi-inaugral event last...

Freedom Center had a quasi-inaugral event last May for LoCo members, so it is quite playable.

The main course does have 18 baskets, and I think two tee positions per hole. Hole 2 has a ~ 250'...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-24-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By swatso
LoCo facebook / webpage would probably be the...

LoCo facebook / webpage would probably be the best source of information.
The latest I know is:
1) Course is open
2) Cost $5 for non-LoCo members
3) Tees transitioning from natural to concrete...
Forum: Hole of the Day 01-17-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By swatso
Whatever neutral putter I have in the bag that...

Whatever neutral putter I have in the bag that day, probably an Anode.

And whatever you do, don't go long - a steep slope with a ton of trees not far behind, which, if you actually manage go...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 12-13-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By swatso
TX-LA-AR-OK in 2018

Planning a visit to this area (roughly Dallas-Shreveport-Arkadelphia-McAlester-Dallas), and have a flexible schedule. Looking for recommendations for the time of year to visit, i.e. more likely to be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-15-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,733
Posted By swatso
At least the consonants were correct. Vowels are...

At least the consonants were correct. Vowels are overrated.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-18-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By swatso
500th course / 39th state on same day (different courses)

Today, driving from Akron, Ohio, to Brighton, Michigan, netted both my 500th course and 39th state, which also completed all states east of the Mississippi River.

Course #500 was Walsh Park in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-17-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,362
Posted By swatso
Diamonds receive ~8% down-votes

Diamonds receive ~8% down-votes, so you shouldn't be surprised by having a similar number.

You write good reviews.

A piece of advice, however - don't include comments such as the following from...
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