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Forum: Tournaments & Leagues Today, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Cgkdisc
After 14 holes, looks like Paul gets to just over...

After 14 holes, looks like Paul gets to just over 1100 rating with a 49 (-15) and about 1121 with a 46 (-18). This course playing about 1 shot tougher than Waco for 1000 rated round.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,695
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 409,391
Posted By Cgkdisc
However, the PDGA rules do define a "putt" as...

However, the PDGA rules do define a "putt" as throws inside the 10m circle.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 03-22-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Cgkdisc
A savvy marketer from one of the disc...

A savvy marketer from one of the disc manufacturers ought to take Weema under their wing and have one of their top pros work with him using their discs and watch him (hopefully) get better. Since...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-21-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
Here are some facts, followed by a question: ...

Here are some facts, followed by a question:

- Waco TD, Joey Harrell, stated the pars remained set at blue 950 level per the course design and tee signs since Ams were also playing the same...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,695
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 409,391
Posted By Cgkdisc
Steve collaborated with me to make those charts....

Steve collaborated with me to make those charts. One of Steve's issues with which I agree is that unless par is set based on the same standard, presumably gold level 1000 rated play, at every event,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,695
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 409,391
Posted By Cgkdisc
Unless you have a consistent mechanical method...

Unless you have a consistent mechanical method for setting par on every tournament course, any comparisons between scores over/under par become meaningless such as discussions about -18 rounds along...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
Yes, the issue with shooting a perfect 36 on a...

Yes, the issue with shooting a perfect 36 on a course with an SSA less than 54 is that just one hole that's unreachable off the tee for even the longest throwers will make it near impossible. So I'm...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
Perfect shouldn't be easy and those probabilities...

Perfect shouldn't be easy and those probabilities indicate why. Although I think if we had McBeth, Eagle, Simon and a few others play Fountain with the goal of shooting a 36, I'm thinking the odds...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
The cognoscenti know it's "fake news" but then...

The cognoscenti know it's "fake news" but then that's why there are pages of enlightenment.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
McBeth did not shoot 18 under the 1000-rated par...

McBeth did not shoot 18 under the 1000-rated par on either of those courses. So, of course, they weren't perfect rounds by what I'm suggesting should be the definition.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
If the media and players think 18 down is...

If the media and players think 18 down is "perfect" then it's perfect which is why we're having this discussion. Perfect from my standpoint would be a score 18 below the legitimate 1000-rated par on...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
We're at risk of our sport at the highest level...

We're at risk of our sport at the highest level converging toward bowling with a "perfect" round being like rolling a 300 game. As MTL points out, the winner is the one making the fewest mistakes in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,170
Posted By Cgkdisc
Remember that over the past 10 years or so the...

Remember that over the past 10 years or so the PDGA brought 3-4 events in each of around 8 regions into the NT realm. Events in each region would rotate so they had a year or two break to fund raise...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,997
Posted By Cgkdisc
No indication that the meaning of 1000 rating has...

No indication that the meaning of 1000 rating has changed in relation to scores and SSA on many courses. There are simply more players rated over 1000 which is what you would expect based on growth...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Cgkdisc
Back in the 90s, Scott Stokely was the most...

Back in the 90s, Scott Stokely was the most prominent "Simon" of that era. Over 500 feet forehand and I recall made it across the Brazos river at Waco with a forehand. He once told me as an active...
Forum: Course Development 03-19-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Cgkdisc
Roller ramps about the same height and width as...

Roller ramps about the same height and width as log piles also an interesting design element.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 03-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,947
Posted By Cgkdisc
Scorecard tiebreaker less fair for players, even...

Scorecard tiebreaker less fair for players, even if holes are known, than leaving players tied or even a coin flip. It's only "time convenient" for TDs but no more convenient than leaving players...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,695
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 409,391
Posted By Cgkdisc
One option but not the only one.

One option but not the only one.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,695
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 409,391
Posted By Cgkdisc
While I agree with everything you said because...

While I agree with everything you said because Steady Ed at the IDGC is also a Blue level 950 course that was "shredded" in relation to blue level par at the Hall of Fame in 2017. The issue is that...
Forum: Course Development 03-18-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Cgkdisc
Here's a similar example of using a log pile...

Here's a similar example of using a log pile hazard near the basket and posts to create "teeth" to potentially stop a few low shots and sliders on hole 15, Blueberry Hills. I've also seen log pile...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
I think they enter a black hole where they suck...

I think they enter a black hole where they suck the ratings points from anyone they play against. ;)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
I'll need to think about tweaking some of the...

I'll need to think about tweaking some of the Highbridge Gold holes if I get the chance or need to do so for a future NT or DGPT there due to advancements in player skill since 2007. Most holes...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,074
Posted By Cgkdisc
Full scale doglegs like 17 (where players can't...

Full scale doglegs like 17 (where players can't cheat the dog) are one of the few ways you can level the challenge to test skill among our top level players to where additional distance isn't a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 16,663
Posted By Cgkdisc
Maybe Paige could morph into the female Simon?...

Maybe Paige could morph into the female Simon? Possibly time to produce some trick shot videos?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 03-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,348
Posted By Cgkdisc
It's going to take a 49 (-18) to just top 1100...

It's going to take a 49 (-18) to just top 1100 unofficial rating.
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