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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,334
Posted By Gblambert
Yes. How do you define a great course and who...

Yes. How do you define a great course and who gets to decide which courses are the great ones?

DGCR followers and reviewers are students of the game, course designers and players who have lots...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-15-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gblambert
I would call the throw described in the OP an...

I would call the throw described in the OP an ace.

Are there any limits though to what could be considered an ace? Lets say a player throws all of the discs in his bag on a single hole and hits...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-14-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,009
Posted By Gblambert
Thanks to all who responded. From what I can...

Thanks to all who responded. From what I can tell though, all of the suggestions are what I would call putter courses, or mini courses, or maybe just really short disc golf courses. For me, a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-11-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,009
Posted By Gblambert
Putt-Putt Disc Golf Courses

I'm curious about the number of putt-putt disc golf courses in existence.

My idea of putt-putt disc golf is a par 2 course with holes about 100 ft long (all with fair ace routes) that has at least...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-12-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By Gblambert
Yep, making a profit as a disc golf course owner...

Yep, making a profit as a disc golf course owner is tough to do. The biggest hurdle is usually paying for the land itself. Land in highly populated areas is expensive and difficult to pay back with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-12-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By Gblambert
Yep, I-35 does suck, but luckily halfway between...

Yep, I-35 does suck, but luckily halfway between Austin and San Antonio is San Marcos, home of the Flying Armadillo Disc Golf Club. When you get stuck in that traffic (and you will), make a quick...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By Gblambert
This is true. The second video in this thread is...

This is true. The second video in this thread is one of 18 holes on a par 2 course that averages 100' per hole. Most players will usually get an ace after playing the course a half dozen times. The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By Gblambert
Another extremely difficult shot. This one's on...

Another extremely difficult shot. This one's on the long side at 99 feet. Only a seasoned pro could make an ace like this.

https://youtu.be/Jx3lNlsXVk8
Forum: Course Design 08-27-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Gblambert
We used Google Earth for overhead views while...

We used Google Earth for overhead views while designing our courses, but I've often thought some drone footage for marketing purposes would be useful. I'd also like to have a drone flyover video for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,216
Posted By Gblambert
Has anyone ever finally hit that long sought...

Has anyone ever finally hit that long sought after ace, but had the misfortune to be playing alone with no witnesses? Here's a poem about a guy who did just that, and how he handled it.

The...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 07-25-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,604
Posted By Gblambert
If you do decide to check out the Austin courses,...

If you do decide to check out the Austin courses, you might consider playing the Flying Armadillo in San Marcos. It's about 30 minutes south of Austin and has two 18 hole courses, a pro shop, event...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-19-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Gblambert
Players often come to our course when the pro...

Players often come to our course when the pro shop is closed or when the owner is away mowing or running errands, so he put a sign on the pro shop door giving guests the option of calling his cell...
Forum: Course Development 06-12-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,723
Posted By Gblambert
Sure. You can take a look at the photos on the...

Sure. You can take a look at the photos on the FB page - https://www.facebook.com/flyingarmadillodiscgolf/

or Google photos...
Forum: Course Development 06-12-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,723
Posted By Gblambert
[QUOTE=wellsbranch250;3461217]Course work has...

[QUOTE=wellsbranch250;3461217]Course work has been moving along, but overgrowth has begun to take back a couple of the newly cut lines. I've been focusing a lot of time on turning never before mowed...
Forum: Course Development 06-06-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,943
Posted By Gblambert
I have no idea. While I own the property, my son...

I have no idea. While I own the property, my son Michael started the disc golf business and operates it on a daily basis. Michael is the main reason for its success. He lives on the property,...
Forum: Course Development 06-04-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,943
Posted By Gblambert
When we started our P2P a few years ago, we were...

When we started our P2P a few years ago, we were in a similar situation. Located between Austin and San Antonio, there are 75 courses within 50 miles of us. Many of them are quality courses, but...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-04-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 1,026,122
Posted By Gblambert
[QUOTE=BogeyNoMore;3457636]Definitely cool! Would...

[QUOTE=BogeyNoMore;3457636]Definitely cool! Would love to see functional art like that on more courses... but am I the only one who only sees one head? :confused:

Nevermind. I think I see it...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 1,026,122
Posted By Gblambert
Two headed sea serpent bench located behind the...

Two headed sea serpent bench located behind the tee pad on the Tunnel Hole at the Flying Armadillo Disc Golf Club.
Forum: Course Design 04-14-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gblambert
If you're going to use pavers then you'll need a...

If you're going to use pavers then you'll need a frame to keep them from moving and railroad ties would work great for that. The railroad ties themselves also need to be stabilized and partially...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-12-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 1,026,122
Posted By Gblambert
We figure we'll attach a Flying Armadillo banner...

We figure we'll attach a Flying Armadillo banner below the baskets and decorate the golf cart and trailer to match the theme of the parade. During the parade a couple of players will walk behind the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 1,026,122
Posted By Gblambert
Basket Pyramid and Parade Float

We made this basket pyramid to throw at for prizes during tournaments at the Flying Armadillo Disc Golf Club. The skirt and steps can be removed so we can also pull it with our golf cart at local...
Forum: Course Design 03-01-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Gblambert
We add a layer of 3/4 to dust road base (made of...

We add a layer of 3/4 to dust road base (made of crushed limestone and stone dust) on top of our natural tee pads. Over time it mixes with the dirt and packs down into a hard surface that drains...
Forum: Course Design 01-28-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,857
Posted By Gblambert
I am envious. I would much rather have designed...

I am envious. I would much rather have designed with your process than mine. Designing and building a few holes at a time would have been more fun and with more time available could have resulted...
Forum: Course Design 01-28-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,857
Posted By Gblambert
I bought a 25 acre piece of property that was so...

I bought a 25 acre piece of property that was so thick with vegetation that we couldn't even walk through most of it before committing to buy it. We knew it had some great oak trees on it though and...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-16-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,478
Posted By Gblambert
We put in two as a test. Unfortunately the first...

We put in two as a test. Unfortunately the first one developed a cup in the middle that was so bad the pad looked like a bird bath after it rained. The corners stuck up so high we had to pull the...
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