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Forum: Course Design 09-19-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,012
Posted By hawk12
hole 4 is a nice slight up hill that drives out...

hole 4 is a nice slight up hill that drives out to a field, then 2nd full shot that returns into a 2nd tree line with a nice tall pine tree cover and fair lane to the green - thought I would be the...
Forum: Course Design 09-19-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,012
Posted By hawk12
I do not try to design a signature hole, I try to...

I do not try to design a signature hole, I try to come up with the best overall 18 holes with good flow that the property will allow.

Sometimes that does take out the "best single hole" that I saw...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-03-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,233
Posted By hawk12
Hello all, I'm happy to see some attention to a...

Hello all, I'm happy to see some attention to a project I've been working on, and glad to see so many comments here.

I thought I should chime in here with same actual facts and accurate...
Forum: Course Design 01-12-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,311
Posted By hawk12
that is a good place to start on DGCD, find...

that is a good place to start on DGCD, find someone and get help from those that have been around. There are several pics with holes form google designed over and along walking paths, not exactly...
Forum: Course Design 01-09-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,548
Posted By hawk12
The answer is simple, if you build it they will...

The answer is simple, if you build it they will come.

Slightly more complex answer is, if you build a great course, with variety, challenge, and well designed holes (especially with a brewery);...
Forum: Course Design 01-08-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,251
Posted By hawk12
^ This, exactly this. Can't overdue water, but...

^ This, exactly this. Can't overdue water, but having someone who has done a few courses help will keep you from falling into rookie course designer mistakes and provide you with insight that only...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-04-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,237
Posted By hawk12
THat's a very good idea. There are a few courses...

THat's a very good idea. There are a few courses and reviews that are basic outliers, and nearly all are the drive by reviewer.

It really really bothers me one one review by one person drags...
Forum: Course Design 01-25-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,614
Posted By hawk12
I had a feeling Steve might chime in, he explains...

I had a feeling Steve might chime in, he explains "par" better than anyone I've ever heard it explained from a statistical viewpoint at least. His explanations are backed with data, which is...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-25-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By hawk12
there is no disc golf on a ball golf course in NJ...

there is no disc golf on a ball golf course in NJ at this time, so Villas Crossing is your best bet in the area
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,614
Posted By hawk12
exactly, a good design will not have the suspect...

exactly, a good design will not have the suspect 'tweener holes' that brings par into subjective ridicule.

call it what you want, but two throws to the putting area is a par 4, three shots is a...
Forum: Course Design 09-29-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,932
Posted By hawk12
AM I missing something here, or has the actual...

AM I missing something here, or has the actual idea of planting trees been eliminiated? Seems to me the best, long term, and most natural way to accomplish what you are going for
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-06-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,396
Posted By hawk12
I'm not a fan of ling fairways, but have...

I'm not a fan of ling fairways, but have compromised at one of the courses I designed as we are on a sand sub-surface and it degrades and erodes quite easily.

I do not like that some shots are...
Forum: Course Design 09-03-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,000
Posted By hawk12
direct answer is its not too hard, but too...

direct answer is its not too hard, but too gimicky/lucky.
you have basically cut the "putting circle" in half and said that's all ya get. Players won't like that one bit.

I do a temp island...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-28-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,883
Posted By hawk12
I couldn't agree more Chuck. Spend all of June...

I couldn't agree more Chuck. Spend all of June working in Texas, Austin, Dallas, Houston areas. Played 28 courses, most of the 2/3 times each as plenty were 9 holers that were rated over 2.5 and...
Forum: Course Design 08-20-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,752
Posted By hawk12
That's really what I was getting at - Safety...

That's really what I was getting at - Safety first. Having blind shots at baskets, or blind fairway intersections half way down the fairway to the same basket 'could' pose a significant problem. I...
Forum: Course Design 08-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,752
Posted By hawk12
I'm going to side with Biscoe on this one, the...

I'm going to side with Biscoe on this one, the chances for a casual group throwing on another group is too dangerous. In a shotgun start with ALL players knowing what the deal is , maybe you can get...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-10-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,881
Posted By hawk12
Chainstar and DiscCAtchers are by far the best...

Chainstar and DiscCAtchers are by far the best IMO. They catch fair, and rarely spit out.

Mach X totally stink, as they favor a straight on hard putt style over a hyzer putt or soft putt styles -...
Forum: Hole of the Day 08-10-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,130
Posted By hawk12
Red: 200 ft. Par 3 - - Stand and deliver FLX...

Red: 200 ft. Par 3 - - Stand and deliver FLX Buzzz if head wind, no wind Judge
White: 305 ft. Par 3 - - Nice and smooth Pearly pre Barry Beast
Silver: 485 ft. Par 3 - - Tresspass bombed around the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 54,484
Posted By hawk12
I was there, saw all of this go down. He missed...

I was there, saw all of this go down. He missed his mark by more than the video shows, he was off to either side often. I became an issue and everyone there, spectators and other players that...
Forum: Course Development 07-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By hawk12
My parents worked for the State Chamber of...

My parents worked for the State Chamber of COmmerce for over 20 years. I've been to and seen many dedication ceremonies.

Set an adjenda for the ceremony - welcome everyone, intro speech as to the...
Forum: Course Design 07-15-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,440
Posted By hawk12
A lot of aspiring designers posted above - and...

A lot of aspiring designers posted above - and the one thing I didn;t read (or missed it) was that they went and learned from a seasoned designer...

Start volunteering at a course, decide if you...
Forum: Course Design 07-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,407
Posted By hawk12
a 250 ft walk is not that bad, unless all the...

a 250 ft walk is not that bad, unless all the holes are under 250ft, then it seems longer in relativity. GO for good holes, and sometimes you ahve to have a walk. Sometimes course and property...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,000
Posted By hawk12
Stafford Woods in Voorhees, NJ was the best one...

Stafford Woods in Voorhees, NJ was the best one I've played, by quite a long shot. Too bad we added another 9 and made it a very good 18... JK

< it was a great 9 holes with 4 tightly wooded...
Forum: Course Development 06-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By hawk12
Here in South Jersey we started a club 4 years...

Here in South Jersey we started a club 4 years ago, was 2 years in the thought process before that. In the last 4 years, our club has grown up from a concept, we have grown from 30, to 65, to 120+...
Forum: Course Development 05-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By hawk12
since Worlds is in your area, might want to try...

since Worlds is in your area, might want to try looking at the clubs and guys that have already put in courses out that way. They know what they are doing. J Gary is a bit busy for the next few...
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