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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 06-18-2019, 02:39 PM
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Posted By 1978
Nix the circles.

Nix the circles.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-29-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
Not really, USADGC is like $125 in your neck of...

Not really, USADGC is like $125 in your neck of the woods.

Its about the quality of the courses, event, payout, players pack, TD's organization, extras, location, and other things like getting...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-29-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
I think the issue is, that you cant have 1...

I think the issue is, that you cant have 1 option. Each market is so diverse.

Some areas do well with low entry trophy only, some high entry merch, and combinations of those. Just like some...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-29-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
We have 360 ams paying $100 in Charlotte. Its...

We have 360 ams paying $100 in Charlotte. Its all about where you are, supply and demand.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-23-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
Common but flawed argument used when belittling...

Common but flawed argument used when belittling amateurs.

After 1 round the ams just filter down to where ever they normally fit in based on their skill rating, other ams that were guilted pro....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-22-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 109,707
Posted By 1978
I've played with people that literally had flippy...

I've played with people that literally had flippy max's. Good players. Throw flat and they fly like a beat teebird, I refused to believe it until I looked at the disc.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-22-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
If there was $100,000 added pro cash, it would...

If there was $100,000 added pro cash, it would grow. The problem is we aren't running a model that we get 100,000 added cash from.

I ask myself, why does anyone care if they have a "pro"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
Not all seed pro with am buyin, but many do. If...

Not all seed pro with am buyin, but many do. If you see "a X value" for players pack, likely they are playing some game.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-15-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
If you dont understand the dynamics of most disc...

If you dont understand the dynamics of most disc golf communities, then you cant understand how valuable the local cash pool is to the courses and local clubs.
Pros getting cash with minimal...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-15-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
Getting hung up on 10 is short sighted. You...

Getting hung up on 10 is short sighted. You can't fathom a scenario where having 3 of the same disc to throw or more than one putter could ever make you better? A scenario where, you have trouble...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-15-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
What world do you live in? Of course many TD's...

What world do you live in? Of course many TD's take from the Am buy in to seed the added cash for pros. They use player pack "value" to satisfy the am payout even though their costs are 50-70% less...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
You compared Paul McBeth to a beginning player...

You compared Paul McBeth to a beginning player and how they get better? knowing what your disc does is the most important thing. Throwing 1 disc then walking 300 ft, repeat, to see how that mold...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-14-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
Unfortunately for your theory, the BEST way to...

Unfortunately for your theory, the BEST way to get better and be pro is to build a strong inventory of practice discs. Players simply cannot afford to do this. In most sports you do not have to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-14-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,910
Posted By 1978
The issue is low amount of community sponsors. ...

The issue is low amount of community sponsors.

Pros are about the worst thing for the growth of the sport. Pros, especially traveling ones, come into local communities get paid out from entry and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-13-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,241
Posted By 1978
Good comparison but the problem with using other...

Good comparison but the problem with using other sport arguments is that our equipment and playing field has changed greatly. A basketball court is basically the same thing. Climo played on a lot...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-02-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By 1978
Pro: No $3000 added cash TD can make money ...

Pro:
No $3000 added cash
TD can make money
Some pro's aren't the easiest to deal with.
Sponsors get discs in the hands of players that might buy more of them.
You can sell local sponsorships...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-16-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,988
Posted By 1978
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Forum: Other Gear 01-03-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By 1978
I dont mind playing on any type of basket. ...

I dont mind playing on any type of basket. Everyone is saddled with the same issues. Its like an open vs wooded course. Some baskets catch hard putts, some dont. So if you putt a certain style you...
Forum: Other Gear 01-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By 1978
They are terrible catching baskets. No emotion...

They are terrible catching baskets. No emotion involved.

Never lost a tournament because of them, never been mad about them not catching...
They might be worse than mach 1's and 3's. Unless...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-02-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 64,439
Posted By 1978
142'nd 277 courses.

142'nd
277 courses.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 12-20-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By 1978
I think this disenfranchises all the skinny jean...

I think this disenfranchises all the skinny jean players who dont have room to carry their ID!

I do however think this problem described by the OP is more common than actual sandbagging......
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-18-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,677
Posted By 1978
perhaps its just easier to select layouts that...

perhaps its just easier to select layouts that dont result in tweeners or have designers finish courses so par can be played effectively.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 12-03-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1978
I meant Idlewild Charlotte. The good Idlewild...

I meant Idlewild Charlotte. The good Idlewild course.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 12-03-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1978
But, where are you playing today in 67 degrees!? ...

But, where are you playing today in 67 degrees!? Ill be at Idlewild around 4PM.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,198
Views: 493,936
Posted By 1978
aaaannnnddd.... MTL is $100,000 richer!

aaaannnnddd.... MTL is $100,000 richer!
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