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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-05-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,543
Posted By denny ritner
John Houck term: Not A Golf Shot, basically...

John Houck term: Not A Golf Shot, basically something in the 100-150 ft. range that's a pure lay-up.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-05-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,543
Posted By denny ritner
While not perfect, the USDGC has remained the...

While not perfect, the USDGC has remained the gold standard for major championship disc golf for a long time. The course tweeks over the years have been very thoughtful and the course is very well...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-01-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By denny ritner
Worst shot is fun for casual play, but I think is...

Worst shot is fun for casual play, but I think is terrible for tournaments. Teams can inadvertently choose the wrong lie for their competitors, pace of play can become nightmarish and the door is...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-01-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 21,484
Posted By denny ritner
Well said. I was co-TD of a major a few...

Well said.

I was co-TD of a major a few years back. I was close to a former world champ who lined up a 200 ft. patent-pending shot from within an evergreen. The player's right foot was behind the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-01-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By denny ritner
I'd agree that that follows the "unless greater...

I'd agree that that follows the "unless greater casual relief is announced by the director" part of the rule. I'd give the additional relief as one meter from the nearest point of relief not nearer...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-02-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,798
Posted By denny ritner
Smaller targets = less risk/reward, fewer...

Smaller targets = less risk/reward, fewer highlight moments and a return to 1980's disc golf. Might as well outlaw any discs faster than a speed 7 and require all players to have moustaches and wear...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-05-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,647
Posted By denny ritner
So Barsby is Ringo.

So Barsby is Ringo.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-05-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,647
Posted By denny ritner
No silly ,Yeti is Chewie.

No silly ,Yeti is Chewie.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-04-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,647
Posted By denny ritner
Yes and Big Jerm is the walrus.

Yes and Big Jerm is the walrus.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-04-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,647
Posted By denny ritner
Nate Doss is the Han Solo of Disc Golf

Val is Leia. Avery is Luke.

Complete the analogy . . .
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-21-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
That hole and "gravity" are par 2.5's. Hole 4 and...

That hole and "gravity" are par 2.5's. Hole 4 and I-5 are par 3.5's. It's all a wash.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,319
Posted By denny ritner
Too many! Wide open holes suck!

Too many! Wide open holes suck!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-10-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
One of the best posts on this thread. ...

One of the best posts on this thread.

Regarding #9: IMO the solution to this dillema is to change the definition of putt and separate it from the 10m circle.

If an expert player is 20m from he...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-10-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
OR and better in most cases tweak a hole to...

OR and better in most cases tweak a hole to produce a more ideal scoring distribution for the intended skill level.

Ideal being:
Birdie or better - 10% to 35%
Par. - 50% to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-09-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
Good example. Sounds like Winthrop #17.

Good example. Sounds like Winthrop #17.
Forum: Course Design 05-08-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,133
Posted By denny ritner
On par 4's and 5's, sure. On par 3's MOST of the...

On par 4's and 5's, sure. On par 3's MOST of the time a sight-line can be created. I see a lot of holes where the baskets are intentionally hidden when they could be visible a couple feet one way or...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
What are your thoughts on hole 2 of the...

What are your thoughts on hole 2 of the tournament?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
The first time I played golf I was 9 and shot 86...

The first time I played golf I was 9 and shot 86 for 9 holes and LOVED it. At my peak I was an 8 handicap and averaged about 1.5 birdies per round. I was rarely upset about making a par. A different...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
But they do release the barracudas for the lead...

But they do release the barracudas for the lead and chase cards on those holes ;)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-02-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,123
Posted By denny ritner
Umm George Smith, John E. McCray, Garrett...

Umm George Smith, John E. McCray, Garrett Gurthie, Bradley Williams, Shawn Sinclair
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-02-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
5-3=2 Just saying.

5-3=2
Just saying.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
This is a good point. Hole design should be made...

This is a good point. Hole design should be made with most common weather conditions in mind. Some days any particular hole can have a "bad day".

Pivot to holes 8 and 9 at the CC from the GBO:...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-27-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 26,674
Posted By denny ritner
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-26-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
Couple of definitions need to be established: ...

Couple of definitions need to be established:
1) Does "expert" player mean 1000+ rated or a pool of players with a median rating of 1000?
2) Does "expected" mean what should they score without...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-26-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,964
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 458,653
Posted By denny ritner
Per the PDGA rulebook: "Par is the score that an...

Per the PDGA rulebook: "Par is the score that an expert disc golfer should be expected to make on a given hole with errorless play under ordinary weather conditions, as determined by the Director."...
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