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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,894
Posted By markmcc
I saw that review and spend time in Ruidoso...

I saw that review and spend time in Ruidoso frequently. I love Grindstone Park and was jazzed to see that Cloudcroft "may" have a decent course now.

But that review was devoid of any useful...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 01-07-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By markmcc
You've only been playing four months and it's...

You've only been playing four months and it's your first tournament. Rec is a perfectly reasonable place to start. If you do run away with it then you'll know to move up next time. But look at the...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-01-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 148,134
Posted By markmcc
I agree. I appreciate the extensive effort he...

I agree. I appreciate the extensive effort he puts into his reviews, but I find them almost unreadable.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-05-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,838
Posted By markmcc
Camp Sekani Jamboree in Spokane, WA has a MB...

Camp Sekani Jamboree in Spokane, WA has a MB track running through the course.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-11-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By markmcc
I just completed my second summer in Maine where...

I just completed my second summer in Maine where pay-to-play is the default. Most courses there are charging around $6 per round (seemed like it was $5 last summer), and generally offer "all day...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,355
Posted By markmcc
This is a decent effort to quantify how a...

This is a decent effort to quantify how a specific group of baskets catch. And I think that the "semi scientific" label fits.

Some of the comments remind me of various projects that I've worked...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-09-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,747
Posted By markmcc
The rule specifically reads "Alternatively, the...

The rule specifically reads "Alternatively, the player may mark the lie by placing a mini marker disc on the playing surface, touching the front of the thrown disc on the line of play."

While not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-07-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,255
Posted By markmcc
I shot in NRA sanctioned matches for about ten...

I shot in NRA sanctioned matches for about ten years. We had scores for each match (similar to PDGA ratings) and you were placed into the appropriate competitive class based on your first rated...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-25-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 136,475
Posted By markmcc
I need to start driving with my bag still over my...

I need to start driving with my bag still over my shoulder. Looks like a time-saver...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-23-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By markmcc
It looks like the course owner had some issues...

It looks like the course owner had some issues with the County Planning Commission.

https://www.apnews.com/3f1480dea0a24e24a0d7867de108f0bc
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By markmcc
If you choose not to mark your lie with a mini,...

If you choose not to mark your lie with a mini, then the back edge of the disc denotes the distance from the pin that your points of contact must remain behind. If you want that extra 11 (ish)...
Forum: Course Development 06-03-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,123
Posted By markmcc
I am spending my second summer in Maine, and the...

I am spending my second summer in Maine, and the P2P model is the norm here. Many of the complexes have two or even three excellent quality, well-maintained courses. In my mind that is the first,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-27-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,683
Posted By markmcc
For my first ace I signed and dated the disc,...

For my first ace I signed and dated the disc, then retired it. It is still in a box somewhere... I had a couple of short aces after that where I simply hugged my wife and played on. I did have a...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 04-02-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By markmcc
I've just left the area for the summer. If you...

I've just left the area for the summer. If you get a chance check out the newly expanded and updated course in Bandera, about 20 minutes south of Kerrville. They literally just installed the nine new...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 75,654
Posted By markmcc
This was an opportunity for Jomez to really...

This was an opportunity for Jomez to really shine, and they killed it. Not only were their three rounds of coverage outstanding both in video and commentary quality, they followed up with the McBeth...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 03-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,254
Posted By markmcc
This was such a disappointment. I've been...

This was such a disappointment. I've been avoiding any discussion or coverage of Waco so that I could enjoy the post-production videos without knowing the outcome.

I watched the Jomez coverage...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-05-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 75,654
Posted By markmcc
I also agree with Nega. When a big tournament is...

I also agree with Nega. When a big tournament is underway I avoid news about the results and watch Jomez or CCDG post-produced coverage in the evening when I've got the time. I've tried watching...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-18-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 17,200
Posted By markmcc
I spent last summer in Maine, and played a lot of...

I spent last summer in Maine, and played a lot of great P2P courses. Virtually all of them disallow dogs. It was really nice to not have to deal with the **** and having "friendly" dogs come bounding...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-01-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,888
Posted By markmcc
Aside from the 30 second rule, is there an issue...

Aside from the 30 second rule, is there an issue of fair play? Part of playing doubles is strategy. If you know that your partner shanked his drive, you might play a more conservative drive. If...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 46,024
Posted By markmcc
So close...:wall:

So close...:wall:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-05-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By markmcc
I think that the question might be "Can you force...

I think that the question might be "Can you force a PDGA membership onto someone who, for whatever reason (DiscFifty mentions known baggers), prefers not to have one?"
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 11-03-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 148,134
Posted By markmcc
That looks like a beautiful tract of land....

That looks like a beautiful tract of land. Congreatulations!
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 11-03-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 148,134
Posted By markmcc
Congratulations Mark! That seemed to take way...

Congratulations Mark! That seemed to take way too long!
Forum: Other Gear 10-16-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By markmcc
I've lived in Keen Targhee mid boots for years,...

I've lived in Keen Targhee mid boots for years, and have come to expect these kinds of sole delaminations. The two-piece soles don't seem to be well bonded. My solution has been to keep a fresh tube...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-28-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By markmcc
Mndiscg got to Diamond Level TR with a whopping...

Mndiscg got to Diamond Level TR with a whopping 3.3 thumbs up per review, so there is your study in perseverance!

I started out playing primarily seldom-played rural courses and averaged in the...
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