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Forum: Technique & Strategy Today, 04:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,732
Posted By BillFleming
Everybody is different. There's a video out...

Everybody is different. There's a video out where the advice is to point both feet forward and you should end with your hips square to the target (not sideways). The player? Ryan Sheldon in Ryan...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 04:08 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 41,129
Posted By BillFleming
Thanks for recalling the video, saved me the time...

Thanks for recalling the video, saved me the time of looking for it.

As for Tiger, I recall he had two separate Nike contracts. One was for golf equipment and one was for clothing. I wonder if...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Today, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By BillFleming
The issue I see with comparing MPO to FPO....or...

The issue I see with comparing MPO to FPO....or even males to females in sports...is getting the terminology correct.

Skill - males and females have the same skills....can they hit their lines?...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 41,129
Posted By BillFleming
I saw a video, unfortunately I can't recall which...

I saw a video, unfortunately I can't recall which one of the many I've seen, where the players swapped bags. The player who's video it was made a point to say that both players got permission from...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 206
Posted By BillFleming
I left out the rest of your post to focus on that...

I left out the rest of your post to focus on that one line. I don't know if there is a difference in 'skill' level...what is the definition of skill level you are using?

However, there is a...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,580
Posted By BillFleming
I'm not sure about it being only winners that...

I'm not sure about it being only winners that typically move plastic. Look at Simon, he hadn't won in 4 years (?) and I'm sure he was moving lots of plastic during that time. Social media has...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,759
Views: 765,368
Posted By BillFleming
I believe the 'hate' came about because the...

I believe the 'hate' came about because the moment he started playing disc golf he had an attitude that he was one of the best, he would turn the sport on it's head and get all the things he didn't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 11:14 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 160,497
Posted By BillFleming
There's a tournament (LVC????) where it is played...

There's a tournament (LVC????) where it is played on a ball golf course and the sand traps are hazards (one throw penalty and play from the lie). I recall players having to throw standstill as the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By BillFleming
So changing the Regulated Areas of OB and Hazard...

So changing the Regulated Areas of OB and Hazard to just be Non-playable Area. Where the penalty is one throw and move to the last place the disc was outside the NPA or a drop zone. The issue I...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By BillFleming
I thought about this last night....(my wife says...

I thought about this last night....(my wife says I think/talk about disc golf too much)...and came to this conclusion:

I want disc golf to be easy. When I step up to a tee pad, I want to be able...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,118
Posted By BillFleming
As an aside....the totality of rule 803.02 Relief...

As an aside....the totality of rule 803.02 Relief From Obstacles includes item E:


Jennifer Allen took advantage of that part of the rule during the last round of the Memorial this year.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-25-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By BillFleming
Not necessarily. And weird stuff can happen...

Not necessarily. And weird stuff can happen because of it....but it's probably rare.

Let's say there are two tee pads in the island - long and short. If you throw from the long tee pad and land...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-25-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By BillFleming
But that makes it an OB area. Look at it...

But that makes it an OB area.

Look at it this way....

There is an area on the hole where the TD doesn't want your disc to come to rest. The TD has options as to what lie the player needs to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-25-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By BillFleming
You cannot relocate your lie if you are in a...

You cannot relocate your lie if you are in a hazard. That's why there is a difference between hazards and OBs.

806.05 Hazard
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-24-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,580
Posted By BillFleming
Trophy Disc. The Prescott Disc Golf Club in...

Trophy Disc.

The Prescott Disc Golf Club in Arizona gives out a disc to the 1st place finishers for their major tournament (Watson Skip). But, the disc has been made from wood and this year it...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-24-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,402
Posted By BillFleming
I saw this and thought it applied: G:...

I saw this and thought it applied:
G: Re-Testing


And the foam addition would seem to be a "permanent or temporary upgrade kit designed to enhance performance...."
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-24-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,402
Posted By BillFleming
Since you are talking about bounce outs, it seems...

Since you are talking about bounce outs, it seems like the foam you are adding is on the pole inside the chains area....but wouldn't modifying a basket by wrapping that part pole with foam mean that...
Forum: Course Design 05-24-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By BillFleming
For the man-made triple mandos (or any mando for...

For the man-made triple mandos (or any mando for that part).....lots of times they are for safety reasons. At Vista del Camino, hole 12 has Duke's Bar and Grill to the right. Some throws...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-20-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By BillFleming
After watching LOTS of 'how to' videos and...

After watching LOTS of 'how to' videos and reading LOTS of 'how to' advice here and elsewhere; I've come to one conclusion.

Advice isn't for everyone.... if it works for you great, if not,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-20-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,732
Posted By BillFleming
I guess it is different for different folks. ...

I guess it is different for different folks. Changing my back foot to point forward didn't affect my balance any, but did improve my accuracy and throws.

I haven't tried his other suggestions,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,145
Posted By BillFleming
I don't think sponsorship is just about how much...

I don't think sponsorship is just about how much plastic they can sell. Another thing that adds to the money is the number of 'eyeballs' on him. By that I mean, how often will he be on lead...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 05-19-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,595
Posted By BillFleming
Saw this in the Technique & Strategy>Forehand...

Saw this in the Technique & Strategy>Forehand technique thread yesterday:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sneF7YfEqns

Watched it and he described what I do as being wrong. My back foot points...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-19-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,732
Posted By BillFleming
Watched this yesterday. As I listened to him, he...

Watched this yesterday. As I listened to him, he said one thing that really 'hit home'. It was something like "most players have their back foot turned to the right" (for right hand throwers). ...
Forum: Discs 05-17-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 83,951
Posted By BillFleming
I got a Servo as a 'secret Santa' exchange when...

I got a Servo as a 'secret Santa' exchange when Trash Panda did his Holiday disc swap thing. Thought I would give it a try and didn't regret it. It ended up being the forehand fairway driver that I...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 05-13-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By BillFleming
Infinite Discs makes a retriever sheath that is...

Infinite Discs makes a retriever sheath that is pretty handy. I got two and attached one to my bag and one on my cart (it's not a Zuca though).
...
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