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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-07-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,404
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
I think the best way to look at the lack of local...

I think the best way to look at the lack of local government cooperation with installation of new courses is to compare disc golf with sports that have the least trouble getting government...
Forum: Course Development 02-28-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,547
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
My home courses are both at about 6,400 feet in...

My home courses are both at about 6,400 feet in total tee-to-basket distance. I have always figured that playing each course is a little less than a two mile walk. Even at ~10,000 feet, it's hard to...
Forum: Course Development 02-27-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,547
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Four Miles?

Here (https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/02/27/disc-golf-popularity-growing) is a public radio report on the course that claims players will have to walk four miles to play 18 holes.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-18-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,715
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Well, to be a little more up front, I don't like...

Well, to be a little more up front, I don't like the interference rule at all as it relates to equipment. Players don't put things on the course for the purpose of gaining some advantage in the off...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-06-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,654
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
I read this again and realized that I worded it...

I read this again and realized that I worded it so horribly that it doesn't really make sense. What I was trying to say is that I don't think that carrying more than about 7-8 discs really makes disc...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-06-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,654
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
No such justification was offered by the OP. So...

No such justification was offered by the OP. So it seems that the thread's "point" is a bit of a Rorschach test.

But, since you asked, "WHY" is there a club limitation in golf?

Here...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-06-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,654
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Having read through the thread, I noticed that...

Having read through the thread, I noticed that the OP never offered any justification for a limit on the number of discs. There are a few hints and offered rationales by others, but from what I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-31-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Directly from 813.01: "Adding a device to...

Directly from 813.01:

"Adding a device to make a disc easier to find (for example, a light, ribbon, or chalk dust) is allowed only when night or snow play has been announced by the Director."
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-30-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Paint isn't a violation unless it has a...

Paint isn't a violation unless it has a "detectable thickness" or unless the flight characteristics are changed by the paint or it makes the disc easier to find.

Stickers that do not alter the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-24-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,667
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 408,414
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Go a step further. Par doesn't change based on...

Go a step further. Par doesn't change based on the skill level of the player. Thus, there is no "pro-level par."
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
This is clearly the best answer.

This is clearly the best answer.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,089
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
I make carts, including the ones that PMantle...

I make carts, including the ones that PMantle included pics of. I made three more last year and will likely be making that many this year. They are all Tig welded Aluminum. My thoughts:

Wheels:...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-11-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Disc golf hasn't been challenged setting par. Par...

Disc golf hasn't been challenged setting par. Par is not difficult to set.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-10-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,427
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Actually, only real golf is called "golf." Disc...

Actually, only real golf is called "golf." Disc golf borrows its name. If real golf were called "ball golf" then disc golf would be called "disc ball golf."
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-07-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,427
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Real golf putts also have to deal with green...

Real golf putts also have to deal with green contours, the length and type of grass on the green, the level of moisture on that grass, how well and if other golfers have repaired their divots and on...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-28-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,585
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
I'm pretty sure that is what people are referring...

I'm pretty sure that is what people are referring to when they say "ball golf."
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 11-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,106
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Maybe this has already been addressed, but is...

Maybe this has already been addressed, but is there a way to possibly save courses as "Favorites" and download the data so that, among other things, Favorite courses could be played without cell...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-14-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,857
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Do you ascribe to this same sentiment in...

Do you ascribe to this same sentiment in tournament play?

I come from a competitive sport background that I would sum as incorporating fairness as a "level playing field." I.e., what is fair is...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,363
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
1. I would hate to do that. It seems a better...

1. I would hate to do that. It seems a better outcome would be to find some way to encourage the parents to encourage the juniors to speed up play. But I acknowledge that, if juniors are the problem,...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-31-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,363
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Based upon what I've seen from the disciplinary...

Based upon what I've seen from the disciplinary committee, I'm not particularly worried about their activities. More importantly, David's recommendation of a hard start time does not violate any...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-29-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,813
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
A) It sounds like pretty much everyone handled...

A) It sounds like pretty much everyone handled that particular situation correctly, except the TD who should have never changed the tee time once it was announced.

B) You and the other player get...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-12-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Go to Flydiscs.com...

Go to Flydiscs.com (http://www.flydiscs.com/?tracking=sp1&gclid=CjwKCAjwjIHeBRAnEiwAhYT2hwRvpM5xMfd9e7uJgq7X4sCN-0dTJmpy4N-fZjYyH0WR2pH8WbWGqBoCF4MQAvD_BwE)
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 09-07-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
At my course we turn off the rain for the...

At my course we turn off the rain for the duration of the round, then turn it back on when we leave. Get with your weather guy and make sure he knows the schedule.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,525
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
I wonder if there is a "tin cup" consideration as...

I wonder if there is a "tin cup" consideration as to the OB rule that simply isn't present with respect to the lost disc rule. I.e., is the reason for the reduced OB penalty to protect against the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-05-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,061
Posted By Doofenshmirtz
Why oh why would you hand out prizes before you...

Why oh why would you hand out prizes before you got paid?????

TD is a thief, but you should demand to be paid before you hand out any vouchers.
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