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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-29-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,248
Posted By John Rock
I wonder how many Jeff Homberg has handled/thrown?

I wonder how many Jeff Homberg has handled/thrown?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 284,324
Posted By John Rock
The good news for newbies and collectors is that...

The good news for newbies and collectors is that the price point makes it easy to try lots of different models.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-09-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By John Rock
Sipapu, New Mexico is a good base camp for DG....

Sipapu, New Mexico is a good base camp for DG. While there is only one course at the resort, there are many others just short drives away. The resort offers several different lodging options from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-28-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,562
Posted By John Rock
Do you really "HAVE" to hole out? Were you in a...

Do you really "HAVE" to hole out? Were you in a multi-million $$$ tournament round? Just drop in the basket (or even skip holing out) and appreciate having the course there in the first place. Do...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 09-27-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,374
Posted By John Rock
If you can find some free time before the...

If you can find some free time before the weekend, try to go to an open field and just throw each disc several times. Football field works , maybe even on your breaks at school. Just throw each one...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-29-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,014
Posted By John Rock
And Sipapu is free to play. You start at the...

And Sipapu is free to play. You start at the bottom (on hole #20 - weird I know but hey it's a tradition) and work your way up, down, across, up, down, across, and so on until you finish with 2 nice...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,635
Posted By John Rock
This is what this argument boils down to. Short...

This is what this argument boils down to. Short of some errant throw hitting you, if you get hurt while you are throwing it's your fault. When it's your turn to throw you should have already looked...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 08-11-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,693
Posted By John Rock
Don't forget Dr. Fred's

Don't forget Dr. Fred's
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-26-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,417
Posted By John Rock
The course outside of Lindrith, New Mexico is my...

The course outside of Lindrith, New Mexico is my extreme submission. Partly in a Pinon Pine forest, partly in a canyon/badlands area. Way out in the middle of nothingness but a really cool way to...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 07-09-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By John Rock
In Big Spring, TX you can camp for free in...

In Big Spring, TX you can camp for free in Comanche Trail Park. Across the street to the south is holes 6-8 of the Blood Stone course, and across the cable fence to the north is the ball golf course...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 07-08-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By John Rock
Sipapu, New Mexico

Sipapu, New Mexico
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-16-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,408
Posted By John Rock
Padiddiling is not too distracting, it's just...

Padiddiling is not too distracting, it's just rotating/slowly spinning the disc on the fleshy pad of a fingertip using friction from the disc connecting with the skin. The nail delay however, can get...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-21-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,475
Posted By John Rock
It would be a big area but I've often thought a...

It would be a big area but I've often thought a field 1,000'x1,000' would be about right. You could choose which wind direction you want to practice (wind is a huge factor here), lots of room for...
Forum: Course Design 10-16-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,655
Posted By John Rock
The course here works kind of like the 2-loop...

The course here works kind of like the 2-loop layout. After Hole 7 you can cross over to #15 then do #18. Good if you only want to do 9 holes but not so good for 2 separate loops starting from the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-30-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,434
Posted By John Rock
At the 1994 Worlds in Port Arthur, TX, I was in a...

At the 1994 Worlds in Port Arthur, TX, I was in a group with Tim Selinsky and Brad Hammock (Tim a legend for a good reason, Brad not so much). When this area was starting to develop, Nick Hart and...
Forum: Course Design 04-25-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,753
Posted By John Rock
How many people use this park? How many disc...

How many people use this park? How many disc golfers use the course? Are you the original designer?

This looks like a good candidate for a total do-over. Start over, try just a 9 hole layout. A...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,104
Posted By John Rock
There, their, and they're

There, their, and they're
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,027
Posted By John Rock
Taos Mesa Brewery just outside of Taos, NM. Not...

Taos Mesa Brewery just outside of Taos, NM. Not the greatest in disc golf courses but it's a beer/DG combo!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By John Rock
Neither did any of my friend's equipment. I guess...

Neither did any of my friend's equipment. I guess I should have specified underwater swimming. Bad thing they were all custom dye jobs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By John Rock
A friend tossed a disc in the creek during a...

A friend tossed a disc in the creek during a tournament so he went to the edge of the water placed his mini and shot again. When that throw went in the creek he lost his temper and snatched up his...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-31-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By John Rock
Nice of the diaper guy to offer to share...

Nice of the diaper guy to offer to share beforehand. Must have known something was going to happen.
Forum: Course Design 10-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,251
Posted By John Rock
I put a basket inside one of these for a glow...

I put a basket inside one of these for a glow round. It was a big hit. Actually I used most all of the playground equipment that night and it all seemed to work great. Night-time play only so no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-05-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,058
Posted By John Rock
Born into a military family. Heidleberg, Germany.

Born into a military family. Heidleberg, Germany.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 05-26-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,669
Posted By John Rock
We went through many, many rolls of survey (flag)...

We went through many, many rolls of survey (flag) tape before our city finally agreed to let us mark trees in a more permanent fashion. Usually it was kids walking through the park who pulled off the...
Forum: Course Design 04-20-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,713
Posted By John Rock
These articles were also in the pDGA magazine...

These articles were also in the pDGA magazine years ago. If you're a member of that org you may be able to find them.


When I started playing in my corner of Texas, there were no courses within...
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