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Forum: Course Design 10-17-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Billipo
Flying Disc Magazine had a game called Perfect...

Flying Disc Magazine had a game called Perfect Putt 360 which is referenced in some older DGCR posts. The distances were marked in a straight line and a second set in a spiral around a pin. Circa...
Forum: Course Design 10-07-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Billipo
UPDATE: Concrete pads are installed! First...

UPDATE:

Concrete pads are installed! First PDGA event held yesterday. MPO and MA1 played blue first round and white second round. Below is the data...

MPO Blue - 2.85 avg. White - 2.57 avg....
Forum: TD's Corner 07-12-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Billipo
Lots of great positive response to the contest so...

Lots of great positive response to the contest so far.
Forum: Course Design 07-11-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Billipo
Appreciate the feedback. I will be present for...

Appreciate the feedback. I will be present for placement of all forms so blind direction to newbies to nuances of tee pads will not be as much of an issue as I anticipated. Forms to be set Monday...
Forum: Course Design 06-28-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Billipo
Really trying to understand what is considered...

Really trying to understand what is considered "too sharply".


I don't think that I will have an issue, but just trying be complaint as I give reasonable direction to the park for the individuals...
Forum: Course Design 06-28-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Billipo
Level Tee pads

Question - What is an acceptable slope on a tee pad (front to back).

Should all tee pads be all made level (minimal slope for drainage) or should they follow the lay of the land? This is assuming...
Forum: Course Design 06-27-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Billipo
Longer? compensating for something?

Are there any good examples of holes where blue tee are shorter than white tees?

One of our clubs established courses has a hole where tree growth has made the white tee location significantly...
Forum: TD's Corner 05-23-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Billipo
It happens. Sometimes no divisions offered....

It happens. Sometimes no divisions offered. Sometimes all lumped into a single masters division. Sometimes very few spots available.

Great to see opportunity in your area. Contest is just to...
Forum: TD's Corner 05-23-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Billipo
50+ division TD incentive

Project: Los Viejos Driven by Innova

PDGA Senior Committee and the 50+ Disc Golf Club are focusing efforts on identifying and meeting the needs of the growing senior demographic.

To reward...
Forum: Course Design 12-02-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 151,493
Posted By Billipo
John, Thanks for the thorough response....

John,

Thanks for the thorough response. Great info. I thought the redesign created an interesting challenge.

I agree with the logic presented regarding a par 4. Just afraid other local course...
Forum: Course Design 11-25-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 151,493
Posted By Billipo
1.) Assuming player is playing from appropriate...

1.) Assuming player is playing from appropriate tee for skill, I would say 60% reach the circle. Players are currently disappointed if they do not birdie the hole.

My assumption is that with...
Forum: Course Design 11-23-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 151,493
Posted By Billipo
*birdie....My bad. John, I appreciate...

*birdie....My bad.

John,

I appreciate your input. Any other questions. Please ask. Ironically I was reading an article you wrote regarding creating awkward shots. You reference a ball golf...
Forum: Course Design 11-20-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 151,493
Posted By Billipo
John, More on previous post. pyma #17. ...

John,

More on previous post. pyma #17.

After looking at my post I had left out a photo showing the green. Right now there is a placement element to the hole requiring a shot between the tree on...
Forum: Course Design 11-19-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 151,493
Posted By Billipo
Pyma 17 getting additional pin

John,

Have a question. On an existing course (Pymatuning SP Regarding Hole #17 Par 3), there is a slight hyzer shot for each of the three tees red (180 ft), white (310ft) , blue (340 ft). If you...
Forum: Course Design 05-18-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,599
Posted By Billipo
Slightly off discussion, but maybe a "fun course"...

Slightly off discussion, but maybe a "fun course" could simply be measured by the number of disc models you required during a round. I find that variety of hole offerings make an enjoyable (fun)...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-21-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
Post was just asking if there was a term for type...

Post was just asking if there was a term for type of bad behavior or if one was needed.

Figured situation was somewhat common since the local well established group I have ties too has...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
No one is useless, they can be used as a bad...

No one is useless, they can be used as a bad example.

With stretch can make anyone a contributor to the disc scene.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
Great feedback was hoping for an existing term. ...

Great feedback was hoping for an existing term.

I will suggest "Course Cancroid" (n) as the broad term. Specific action further defined by a local verb signifying the particular bad behavior that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
Course Scab?

Course Scab?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-16-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
So per BogeyNoMore..... Might be, as a...

So per BogeyNoMore.....

Might be, as a random example (n) "SamSham" or (v)"SamSham'd".

My origin thoughts included the word parasitic. Nothing catchy came to mind. I figured it was a fairly...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,285
Posted By Billipo
Disc Golf Dictionary - got definition need term

? (noun) A wannabe TD who adopts courses with an established club and tour calendar, pisses everyone off, then attempts to create his own independent event calendar.

Got any suggestions?
Forum: TD's Corner 01-30-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Billipo
Really focusing with post on PDGA tournament...

Really focusing with post on PDGA tournament events and as an administrator.

Enthusiastic new players would love the more the merrier events so all their play counts towards their newly discovered...
Forum: TD's Corner 01-28-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Billipo
Just trying to see how many tournaments a course...

Just trying to see how many tournaments a course can support as a dont miss "event " where players Mark it on their calendar versus the attitude I can play this one or just catch the next one.
Forum: TD's Corner 01-28-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Billipo
# of tournaments @ a Course

Just curious...

How many pdga events can a solid course reasonably support without dilluting player enthusiasm.

Assume there is a small staff to manage events, a stable of local players,...
Forum: Discs 12-30-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,101
Posted By Billipo
If least franchise disc then, GM belongs on most...

If least franchise disc then, GM belongs on most underappreciated disc list. ��
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