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Forum: TD's Corner 02-19-2020, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Billipo
PROJECT LOS VIEJOS driven by Innova

Project: Los Viejos Driven by Innova announces second year!

PDGA Senior Committee and the 50+ Disc Golf Club are focusing efforts on identifying and meeting the needs of the growing senior...
Forum: The Marketplace 01-31-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Billipo
DGA Lite Target (BLue)

Interested in selling a DGA lite target. Located in Northeast Ohio. Target used but in like new condition.

Asking $75 negotiate pick up/delivery.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By Billipo
ID is just to give a good reason to go back to...

ID is just to give a good reason to go back to the office to drop off discs.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-12-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By Billipo
Great Feedback. I think we will go with a...

Great Feedback.

I think we will go with a one disc (all round beginner friendly) since the program is geared for introducing new players to disc golf. The park office also has a selection of...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-07-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By Billipo
I will no doubt share the upside and downside of...

I will no doubt share the upside and downside of having a loaner program with the park.

I feel big push of park is to create opportunities for new players or introduce players to the sport. There...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-06-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By Billipo
Great feedback. One thing I forgot to...

Great feedback.

One thing I forgot to mention. One course specifically asked about starting a loaner program. I figured if we had a plan there. I could use the same formula at other course.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-06-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By Billipo
Course loaner disc program

Anyone know of a course with a successful loaner disc program? I am contemplating pursuing at some of our local courses that have offices and/or store which could administer.

Interested in any...
Forum: Course Design 10-17-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
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, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
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, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
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, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
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, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
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, 07:34 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 153,442
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, 05:31 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 153,442
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 153,442
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, 10:36 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 153,442
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, 04:04 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 153,442
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,056
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,414
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,414
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, 06:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,414
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...
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