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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,537
Posted By araytx
That can be easily done by your local B-tier...

That can be easily done by your local B-tier deciding to become unsanctioned. Nothing else need change.



Likely because the pre-puberty transition and junior divisions hasn't come up yet. (And...
Forum: Course Design 06-23-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
The crux of my argument was not WHAT or the...

The crux of my argument was not WHAT or the reasoning, not at all. It was the WHY said TD chose the make the change. I hope I did a good job of focusing on that. On most of the points, I...
Forum: Course Design 06-13-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
Well, Doof, from the context of that response, it...

Well, Doof, from the context of that response, it seems you made some assumptions about my reasoning. I've never said it was "unfair". What seems to me to be "out of whack" is when TDs (typically...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-08-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,621
Posted By araytx
ftfy

ftfy
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 173,828
Posted By araytx
I just saw an episode of of Chain Reaction on...

I just saw an episode of of Chain Reaction on GSN, with one team calling themselves, “The Disc Golfers”. They stated they were relatively new at DG, but not at sport.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 25,100
Posted By araytx
There is nothing happening to Paul McBeth that is...

There is nothing happening to Paul McBeth that is unexpected -- except from people who aren't realists.

#1) There's an old expression, Father Time is undefeated, And it happens to everyone --...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-31-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By araytx
Twistedhorse, allow me to introduce you to...

Twistedhorse, allow me to introduce you to prerube. This very topic was discussed reasonably extensively and includes the chair of the rules committee -- very recently. ALl the answers are there is...
Forum: Course Design 05-25-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
In that case (my scenario A), I think it is a...

In that case (my scenario A), I think it is a natural barrier that was part of original design. That was always your intent.





That is a REALISTIC concern. I mean how many "re-tee island...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-25-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By araytx
NO. That is not what he's saying, if I read it...

NO. That is not what he's saying, if I read it correctly. If the DZ is marked like a TEEING AREA, then it can be OB if a throw COMES TO REST there, but legal to throw the next shot FROM there. We...
Forum: Course Design 05-24-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
David: Here is my perspective on "what's the...

David:

Here is my perspective on "what's the difference?"
1 - tee tucked back into the woods where overhanging branches "block" overhand shots -- Again, I'd like to see the design, but even...
Forum: Course Design 05-23-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
I'd like to hear more about these "obstacles...

I'd like to hear more about these "obstacles designed to prevent low shots from skipping to the basket. What's the thought process behind the design? (more than just "you didn't want that").

My...
Forum: Course Design 05-21-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By araytx
“Roller blockers”, “anti-roller devices”, “Roller inhibitors” — pick a term”

This subject was brought up about the new re-design at Swenson Park for the OTB Open in Stockton, CA this weekend.

The topic is the logs and other similar design elements placed “strategically” to...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-21-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,540
Posted By araytx
I definitely want to talk about this topic… but...

I definitely want to talk about this topic… but in more general terms, so I will bring your comment into a new thread in the course design section.

Hope that’s OK..
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-19-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,069
Posted By araytx
Sorry, let me fix that for you (me).:wall: ...

Sorry, let me fix that for you (me).:wall:



Since 1 and 2 is a choice that you know of beforehand (could spectate or travel with a different person/group), and 3 is making money for his/her...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,325
Posted By araytx
Yep, there was another 16-year-old making a few...

Yep, there was another 16-year-old making a few OUTSTANDING throws on 1st round coverage.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-17-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,069
Posted By araytx
That 7:15 finish is only a concern if you make...

That 7:15 finish is only a concern if you make the lead card.



Cuts are typically reserved for 4-round events. That's the way it's been for... (well conservatively...) at least 3 or 4 months....
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-11-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By araytx
My guess is that he is saying that the Champion's...

My guess is that he is saying that the Champion's Cup is the PDGA's event. Like Worlds, the PDGA runs it. Unlike DGPT events, or, for example, the USDGC which is Innova's event.

So *I think* he...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-09-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,710
Posted By araytx
So basically, it seems there is a consensus that...

So basically, it seems there is a consensus that the title of this thread is the thing that is incorrect.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-03-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,163
Posted By araytx
This is a unique tradition that began at the old...

This is a unique tradition that began at the old Glass Blown Open -- at least 10 years strong that I know of. Back when every division might play any course, it was really great being at Country...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-02-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,163
Posted By araytx
OK, I get that. Sorry for the misinterpretation....

OK, I get that. Sorry for the misinterpretation.

If I know EMac, he'll take input from lots of sources -- players commentators, fans, and PDGA officials. BUT we all must remember that while it...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-02-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,417
Posted By araytx
If you agreed that she still has an opportunity...

If you agreed that she still has an opportunity those expectations for her 4-year deal, then let's give it 4 years, THEN we can better assess whether she is/was overpaid or not. Or rather, Dynamic...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-02-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,163
Posted By araytx
Whoa! Unethical??? how? That scenario...

Whoa! Unethical??? how?

That scenario happens all the time around where I live -- and other places I'm sure. We have at least two local shops that design courses, run events there, and sponsor...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-25-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 19,989
Posted By araytx
Yes, they can. I've been able to get caddies...

Yes, they can. I've been able to get caddies when I am out of town just by offering a few brand new discs. Since all the DGPT players could do the same, I think they can
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-25-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,417
Posted By araytx
I still don't get it. But here is a...

I still don't get it. But here is a hypothetical. If Kona were to in the next four years win 1 FPO Worlds and 1 USWDGC, and play like the beginning of this year in most every other big event, would...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-24-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,417
Posted By araytx
Not understanding the negativity towards Kona. ...

Not understanding the negativity towards Kona. She averaged her rating for the event. What expectations do people have?
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