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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-12-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,237
Posted By _MTL_
I agree with Biscoe that amateurism in our sport...

I agree with Biscoe that amateurism in our sport is a total joke. Total and complete joke.

Ironically, the events that have it figured out are the Majors as they don't have payout and not the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-12-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,237
Posted By _MTL_
The entire film is about an hour. It debuted at...

The entire film is about an hour. It debuted at am worlds last year.

It's coming on in chapters each friday and then full documentary will be available.

it's really good.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-12-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,237
Posted By _MTL_
There is a documentary that is out there...

There is a documentary that is out there (currently being released in chapters) about the history of NC disc golf.

The transition of the PDGA from Ed to the players is discussed.

8:31 mark.
...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-10-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,976
Posted By _MTL_
I understand the point of this. I've called...

I understand the point of this. I've called illegal jump putts, but they were blatantly obvious (kicking mini is the most common version). I've even seen someone throw while in the air - like it was...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-10-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,976
Posted By _MTL_
Players have the rules. The rule found in this...

Players have the rules. The rule found in this link - https://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/80102 - says that players are expected to make calls.
...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,976
Posted By _MTL_
That is a cultural problem, then. Not a rules /...

That is a cultural problem, then. Not a rules / staffing problem.

Not only should we be calling it, we should be calling people on not watching.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-10-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,976
Posted By _MTL_
Why? You don't ban defense in basketball...

Why?

You don't ban defense in basketball because people foul people doing it. There is risk in playing defense - if you don't do it properly, your opponent get's an unguarded shot.

You don't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-07-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,772
Posted By _MTL_
There is nothing that says you have to charge...

There is nothing that says you have to charge $60.

I've seen PDGA events charge $4 (PDGA per player fee and the other $2 went to tournament expenses such as sanctioning) and there was no payout...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-07-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,772
Posted By _MTL_
Some incorrect information here. There is...

Some incorrect information here.

There is no requirement for payout in amateur events. None. Am Majors have no payout. Read about that at:

https://www.pdga.com/td/true-amateur

There is no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-06-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,295
Posted By _MTL_
Yes - the shirt size was a required question at...

Yes - the shirt size was a required question at check out.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-06-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,295
Posted By _MTL_
I have yet to see this person is. Who is it?

I have yet to see this person is. Who is it?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-31-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,938
Posted By _MTL_
When I did the pooling for AW2018, I looked at...

When I did the pooling for AW2018, I looked at the number of entrants from the previous years in those divisions. With the new divisions at AW2019 this year, they didn't have the luxury.

I will...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-29-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 16,844
Posted By _MTL_
A course with 600 foot field holes over and over...

A course with 600 foot field holes over and over would have an SSA of 60 but all it would be is a par 4 version of pitch and putt.

The difference in course par and SSA is much more important than...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-28-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 16,844
Posted By _MTL_
Can you imagine 15 years ago someone saying this:...

Can you imagine 15 years ago someone saying this:

"Disc golf will be so popular in 15 years that an A tier - not even an NT or major - but an A tier will have a camera guy from the live coverage...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-06-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,836
Posted By _MTL_
Gold courses allow any city town or club that has...

Gold courses allow any city town or club that has the money to run a world class event and no longer need world class courses to get away with it. This phenomenon isn't going away anytime soon.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By _MTL_
I have no proof of it, it's just my opinion. ...

I have no proof of it, it's just my opinion.

But there is absolutely no reason for the meter relief rule if it wasn't for the stance OB not being allowed rule.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-02-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By _MTL_
It's an unintended consequence of the rule, but...

It's an unintended consequence of the rule, but is legal as you mentioned.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-02-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By _MTL_
The point of this rule is to allow for a stance...

The point of this rule is to allow for a stance since you can't have a supporting point OB at release. This rule allows you take a normal stance without breaking the the other rule.

You...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-29-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By _MTL_
Throwing a provisional is never required and only...

Throwing a provisional is never required and only helps the thrower. If you choose not to do so, that's your decision.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,810
Posted By _MTL_
It's not so much about that, rather that there...

It's not so much about that, rather that there are way less shorter courses being played in bigger events.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,810
Posted By _MTL_
Just because a hole is further doesn't mean a big...

Just because a hole is further doesn't mean a big arm has a big advantage - even if the hole is wide open.

People, for the most part, don't understand difficulty in our sport very well.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-16-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,810
Posted By _MTL_
The thing that everyone talks about in this era...

The thing that everyone talks about in this era debate is how far can someone today throw an old disc. Then there's the conversation of stability, control, yada yada yada.

What's never talked...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-16-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 13,263
Posted By _MTL_
Yes and no. It has to make sense...

Yes and no.

It has to make sense geographically. Touring guys aren't going to bounce from Cali to say North Carolina and then back to Cali because the NC event has a huge purse.

However, you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-11-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,749
Posted By _MTL_
Per Facebook. Reese passed away. So it looks like...

Per Facebook. Reese passed away. So it looks like there was some truth to his claim.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-08-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,651
Posted By _MTL_
Don't underestimate the check he get's from the...

Don't underestimate the check he get's from the Leopard sales.
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