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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Today, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Steve West
If it is exactly centered it doesn't matter. ...

If it is exactly centered it doesn't matter.

However, if the disc was a little off-center the combination of: plus: gives an answer: Place the marker disc against the pole on the side where...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Sure. Here they are side-by-side. ...

Sure. Here they are side-by-side.

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No.

Like vampires in mirrors, actuaries don’t show up on...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues Yesterday, 11:29 AM
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Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Hole Performance Chart. Northwood 9 has...

Hole Performance Chart.

Northwood 9 has remarkable correlation to the total score of other holes, for such a narrow scoring spread and small average score.

Eureka 12 is the standout for...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-22-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
And not just... ...off the pace, but off her...

And not just... ...off the pace, but off her pace. Twenty throws worse than her rating would indicate.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-22-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Glad you like it. It takes a bit of staring. ...

Glad you like it. It takes a bit of staring.

For those who haven't looked, if you keep in mind that when the line is going up, the player is playing above their rating, you can almost replay...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-21-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Performance Tracks ...

Performance Tracks

https://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=69185&stc=1&d=1566416617...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-20-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Steve West
From the USGA Handicap System Manual (USGA.org) ...

From the USGA Handicap System Manual (USGA.org)



As for what goes into the directory, I would put the tee sign pars and try to use the PDGA guidelines to figure out what skill level color to...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
I think this is all positive. Almost all of us...

I think this is all positive. Almost all of us can empathize with him. We're kind of rooting for ourselves (or - for those who have since gotten better - our former selves).
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-20-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Par of 6 would make more sense.

Par of 6 would make more sense.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-20-2019, 09:17 AM
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Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
My count differs. 0 x Birdie 4 x Par 25...

My count differs.

0 x Birdie
4 x Par
25 x Bogey
14 x Double Bogey
15 x 3 Over
5 x 4 Over
8 x 5 Over
1 x 6 Over
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-20-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3,913
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 445,162
Posted By Steve West
2019 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World...

2019 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships

Very good job of setting pars.

I doubt many will be surprised that Hole #12 at Northwood Gold calculated out as a par 6.

...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-18-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Steve West
Good questions. Why not start a thread?

Good questions. Why not start a thread?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-17-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Steve West
Yes and yes. It's a quirk. An interesting...

Yes and yes. It's a quirk.

An interesting side note: because of this, and because partners in some doubles games must play from the same lie, the team needs to choose whether to mark with a...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-13-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Ledgestone gives a good preview for three of the...

Ledgestone gives a good preview for three of the rounds. That was won with -31 for MPO and -25 for FPO.

Those winning round ratings, when applied to Northwood Gold would be 10 or 11 under per...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-12-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
That's different. It won't be the current UDisc...

That's different. It won't be the current UDisc stats, it will be something like golf's strokes gained. When we eventually start recording the exact location of every throw.

However, disc golf...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-12-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Yes, use the scores. Since players are playing...

Yes, use the scores. Since players are playing against each other individually on the same playing field, there is no need for a WAR-type way to guess who is a better player.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Good eye. Perhaps there are hardly any courses...

Good eye. Perhaps there are hardly any courses that reward >450 foot power.

Further study is needed.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-12-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 51,680
Posted By Steve West
I like how "Richard" (BTW, that's his PDGA name)...

I like how "Richard" (BTW, that's his PDGA name) is in front of racks of Paul's discs. We're all one big family, I guess.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-11-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
So at the elite level, throwing two and a half...

So at the elite level, throwing two and a half feet farther is about half of the extra skills you need to gain one ratings point.
...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-10-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Good point. He did play under his rating, but I...

Good point. He did play under his rating, but I still would have predicted 8 for the level he actually played.

At least he'll have one person rooting for him to get as many pars as he deserves...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-10-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Since it matters sooooo much: Remember he'll only...

Since it matters sooooo much: Remember he'll only have four rounds unless he makes the cut.

I think 5 pars and one birdie per round is a good guess.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 08-09-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 51,894
Posted By Steve West
Not if that player showed up three holes late. :D...

Not if that player showed up three holes late. :D

There are a lot of reasons a player could loose 10 throws to the other player without playing fundamentally poorly. Perhaps they were just too...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,913
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 445,162
Posted By Steve West
IOS #97 Sinnissippi Open -...

IOS #97 Sinnissippi Open - MPO/MA2/MA4/FA2/FA4/Sinnissippi Park

Nice job resisting the temptation to call everything over 400 feet a par 4.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 363,926
Posted By Steve West
I suspect my disc may be overweight. ...

I suspect my disc may be overweight.

https://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=69109&stc=1&d=1565356004

What really happened was a tree fell on the target (since cleaned...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,801
Posted By Steve West
I think there are three types of players. Pros...

I think there are three types of players. Pros (those who are paid to play), Amateurs who hope to win cash, and Amateurs who don't need to win cash.
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