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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,133
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: 655
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: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-06-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,123
Posted By markmcc
I agree. The supporting point seems to be the...

I agree. The supporting point seems to be the issue. I assume that he is using the disc itself to mark his lie, as otherwise he would be pushing through a mini or another disc. Doing that, I don't...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-01-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 148,671
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: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-09-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,034
Posted By markmcc
I've played in Texas tournaments where there was...

I've played in Texas tournaments where there was a lot of Prickly Pear cactus on the course. At one tournament the TD specifically mentioned that you could take relief from the cactus without a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-05-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,888
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: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-20-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By markmcc
Umbrella Resting on Ground During Throw

While watching a SemiFinal Round of the 2019 DGPT Championship I saw something that made me think.

Garrett Gurthie was putting out on Hole 13 and had a literal drop-in. Rain was forecast and he...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-11-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
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: Tournaments & Leagues 09-08-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,304
Posted By markmcc
What's happening at the Tim Selinske Masters??

Paul McBeth posted this on Facebook:

There is no excuse for a PDGA Major! They should be the smoothest running tournaments in our sport. I understand payout depends on sponsorships but there is no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,395
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: 3,788
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: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-09-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,788
Posted By markmcc
By the rules, he had two choices. First was leave...

By the rules, he had two choices. First was leave the thrown disc where it was and use a different disc. Second was to place the mini in front of the thrown disc, and then pick up the disc and use...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,788
Posted By markmcc
"Bit of a Lazy Mark Job by ..."

There have been a few discussions about marking discs, marking violations, etc. and here is a case where a marking violation clearly occurred. It didn't make any difference in the scoring and it...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-07-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,315
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 08-07-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,315
Posted By markmcc
Team Lipitor for the win!!:thmbup:

Team Lipitor for the win!!:thmbup:
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-22-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 18,282
Posted By markmcc
Not only was that a great putt, the camera angle...

Not only was that a great putt, the camera angle and movement were fantastic. :clap:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,214
Posted By markmcc
We were driving through Belfast, Maine yesterday...

We were driving through Belfast, Maine yesterday and I saw the Belfast Curling Club beside the road. I think I've only ever seen curling in the Winter Olympics, but there was the local club, big as...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,214
Posted By markmcc
Watch this and tell me it not "The Coolest Thing...

Watch this and tell me it not "The Coolest Thing You've Ever Seen"!!

https://www.facebook.com/ESPN/videos/1081883702010391/?v=1081883702010391
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-03-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,694
Posted By markmcc
Is it just me or do these guys look worn out in...

Is it just me or do these guys look worn out in the Semi-final and Final 9 rounds? They don't seem to be having much fun.

I wonder if five, 18-hole rounds plus a final 9 is too much.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-28-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 425,479
Posted By markmcc
I saw that review. A quick read.

I saw that review. A quick read.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-25-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 136,825
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: 500
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: 1,353
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: 2,152
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: Disc Golf Courses 05-29-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 463,077
Posted By markmcc
Out of curiosity. If the teepad is actually on...

Out of curiosity. If the teepad is actually on John's land and he doesn't want folks trespassing, how is that supposed to work?
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