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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,244
Posted By mopar
I find when I play with my friends for casual...

I find when I play with my friends for casual rounds (I am better than them, I have been playing for a lot longer) I dont focus as much as I could and dont play as well...which is fine.

As soon...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,894
Posted By mopar
In my limited experience on shared biking/golfing...

In my limited experience on shared biking/golfing courses one thing I have noticed that should be considered in a design is that fairways and bike trails run perpendicular to each other.

It's...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-06-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,894
Posted By mopar
I think there should be clarification about...

I think there should be clarification about whether you mean mt. biking in the same park or through the disc golf course...and then if you mean down the center of the fairway.

Someone earlier...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-04-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By mopar
Ah yes indeed. Strange how the no dog rule there...

Ah yes indeed. Strange how the no dog rule there is different than most other Oregon State Parks.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-02-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By mopar
Just for clarification, the only park on the list...

Just for clarification, the only park on the list that is an Oregon State Park is Milo (riverbend).

Oregon State Parks usually allow dogs on a leash.

Maybe you just meant any parks in Oregon...
Forum: Course Design 10-23-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,642
Posted By mopar
Will do, give me a few days. Going to sleep now...

Will do, give me a few days. Going to sleep now and work is busy.
Forum: Course Design 10-22-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,642
Posted By mopar
That's an old article that I think most people...

That's an old article that I think most people who have researched course design have read. It does have some good info but there is also info there that I disagree with...it is opinionated at the...
Forum: Course Design 10-22-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,642
Posted By mopar
As a designer you need to get over the mindset of...

As a designer you need to get over the mindset of trying to "make a course that good players can't defeat."

It's not about trying to defeat the good players. I have wrestled with this myself. ...
Forum: Course Design 10-12-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By mopar
Quoted for truth. Let the land define the...

Quoted for truth. Let the land define the course.
Our sport isnt to the point of ball golf where it is financially viable to completely change the landscape for a course. We have to best utilize...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-10-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
Ya, its during the advertised tournaments with...

Ya, its during the advertised tournaments with groups on most teepads that would have to be seen to give a good assessment.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-10-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
...and its on udisc. Currently sitting at 4...

...and its on udisc. Currently sitting at 4 stars! That cant last long.

The layout shown doesnt seem to have been adjusted at all. Its still a muddled, unsafe mess.
Forum: Course Development 10-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 86,966
Posted By mopar
So that must be turf tees then?...

So that must be turf tees then?...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-22-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
I appreciate that they are taking all the...

I appreciate that they are taking all the negative feedback and making adjustments but...how clueless do you have to be to think that is even remotely ok in the first place?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-22-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
It has become a meme.

It has become a meme.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-17-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
Guts Disc Golf?! He might be onto something!

Guts Disc Golf?! He might be onto something!
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-17-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,910
Posted By mopar
Dangerous Course

This is one of the worst I have seen.

This was on the local Disc Golf NW facebook page where someone was advertising a tournament on a new course in WA.

Fairways crossing on a private course...
Forum: Course Development 09-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,426
Posted By mopar
The distance in feet of the longest walkouts...

The distance in feet of the longest walkouts between holes would be a more applicable stat than total steps/distance traveled. Out of curiosity, on the map hole 9-10 looks like the longest. How...
Forum: Course Design 09-08-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By mopar
Wildcat Bluff has added QR codes to the new...

Wildcat Bluff has added QR codes to the new teesigns so you can scan them and see drone videos of the hole. Not sure what other courses have this option.
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
So a dg course on a golf course should try to...

So a dg course on a golf course should try to design holes away from bunkers/greens when possible and utilize other obstacles instead.
Is that how I should be interpreting that?
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
There is land that doesn't lend itself well to a...

There is land that doesn't lend itself well to a course, safety reasons being the number one concern

That ^ being said, a good designer can usually design in a way that removes the major safety...
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
I understand that is coming from a tournament pov...

I understand that is coming from a tournament pov (which is one of the issues with the rules of our sport being in its infancy) but from a public course design standpoint I disagree.

If there is a...
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
Sure, that seems like common sense.

Sure, that seems like common sense.
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
I agree with that 100%. Casual players rarely...

I agree with that 100%. Casual players rarely play OB...I feel the same way about mandos. Casual players just don't follow them. I cringe when I see public courses designed with mandos for safety...
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
Fair points. Thanks. So design away from...

Fair points. Thanks.
So design away from putting greens and sand trap obstacles if possible is what I'm taking from this. But, like anything, it depends on the alternative...
Forum: Course Design 09-02-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By mopar
Lets not assume open holes. Also, lets not...

Lets not assume open holes. Also, lets not assume the area doesnt presents itself that way naturally where these type of distinct areas are present.

The first couple responses have made some...
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