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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-16-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Steve West
Of course. Is there a way no one would have to...

Of course. Is there a way no one would have to stand in water, but no one ever go to move their lie closer to the target?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-14-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,952
Posted By Steve West
I was thinking of whether it would be possible to...

I was thinking of whether it would be possible to prevent ever moving the lie closer to the hole.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-14-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,952
Posted By Steve West
What if the fence was not OB and it still wasn't...

What if the fence was not OB and it still wasn't physically possible?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,479
Posted By Steve West
No one cashes in Advanced.

No one cashes in Advanced.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-14-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,952
Posted By Steve West
Where should you play when your disc lands one...

Where should you play when your disc lands one inch in-bounds on a circular island with the target in the middle?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-13-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,479
Posted By Steve West
The cutoff for Am Women is 825. Above that, you...

The cutoff for Am Women is 825. Above that, you can't play Intermediate, only Advanced.

https://www.pdga.com/pdga-documents/tour-documents/divisions-ratings-and-points-factors
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-13-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
The y-axis is the ability to increase the scoring...

The y-axis is the ability to increase the scoring spread of total scores across players. Scoring spread is a measure of the information content. An increased scoring spread of total scores almost...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-12-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
This chart is a bit surprising. The x axis...

This chart is a bit surprising.

The x axis is how much the hole’s average score exceeded the average score of all other holes with the same players.

The y axis is how well the hole sorted...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-09-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By Steve West
Can you? Depends on your arm. Should you?...

Can you? Depends on your arm.

Should you? Definitely not. Please don't do that.

Would you get penalized? Not if you cleared the tennis courts.

A mando could be defined to keep you...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
That’s logical, but I’m OK with the measure of...

That’s logical, but I’m OK with the measure of sloppiness coming out generally higher for higher scoring holes. It reflects the reality you mention, which is more opportunities for trouble. Here’s...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-08-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Steve West
I don't think it matters whether it is ground,...

I don't think it matters whether it is ground, snow, pavement, or decking. For a similar example, there is that one hole where the top of the tray is even with the wood decking. Is it using an...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
Use the numbers directly. Remember, they were...

Use the numbers directly. Remember, they were all tested in mulit-course environments so the performances of the rest of the holes on the course isn't important. Improve the -.02 hole first. ...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
.502 and .179 I don't think those are...

.502 and .179



I don't think those are valid questions. You can't figure out which is the best football team by looking at individual player stats.

If I were to compare performances of...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
The average rating was 894, and many players were...

The average rating was 894, and many players were FP40. Maybe 228 feet is just the right size. The longer holes didn't give out many birdies.



942 feet.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
Yep, just like different players can win...

Yep, just like different players can win different events on the same course, different holes can have the best performance during different events.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-08-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,730
Posted By Steve West
The award for best performance by a disc golf...

The award for best performance by a disc golf hole in 2019 goes to Hole 10 at Codorus State Park - Red – CSR, during the 2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships- Powered by Prodigy.

More...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-07-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,244
Posted By Steve West
I have scores from 19,172 player-rounds on 198...

I have scores from 19,172 player-rounds on 198 holes with a listed length from 390 to 410 feet for 975-rated players.

On 29 of those holes the players got more than 25% twos or aces.

On the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-07-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
Perhaps. It would say "The lie does not...

Perhaps.

It would say "The lie does not exist until the disc is released". Or maybe more accurately, "You can't get a lie-related penalty unless you throw the disc".

It's already all there,...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-06-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By Steve West
Southerner. One thing that has come up...

Southerner.



One thing that has come up is whether sliding the disc along the ground violates:



Is the snow directly assisting the throw? Is it a device? Discuss.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-06-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
No rule could possibly stand up to "can easily be...

No rule could possibly stand up to "can easily be read as being written with the assumption of...". You could make any rule say anything you want with that qualification.

If there was to be an...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-06-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
Now you've gotten down to a soft spot in the...

Now you've gotten down to a soft spot in the rules.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-05-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
When you choose to use a mini...

When you choose to use a mini ("Alternatively...") your lie moves forward by the diameter of the thrown disc, so your lie is no longer defined by where the thrown disc was anyway.

This is also...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-04-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
That's good input for discussing possible...

That's good input for discussing possible improvements to the rules.

But for now, the violation is a marking violation.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-03-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Steve West
When the marker moves, the lie moves with it. ...

When the marker moves, the lie moves with it. 802.05 D. "[T]he lie is a rectangle that is 20cm wide and 30cm deep, centered on the line of play behind the rear edge of the marker disc."

Whether...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-31-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,995
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 476,909
Posted By Steve West
Couple more. ...

Couple more.

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