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Old 11-29-2016, 10:33 PM
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Lightbulb Would you like to see the PDGA limit number of disc carried in tournaments?

I was killing some time before going to work the other morning by watching some u-tube vidios of Vibram Birdie bashes and other casual one or two disc challenges. Even though the participants were only using one or two disc their scores were still amazingly low and the matches were very close and entertaining to watch. Which got me to thinking If a Pro Disc Golfer is capable of shooting casual rounds under par with only one or two disc why is there a "need" to cart around 20 or 30+ disc for tournaments.
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Most top Pros could play under par on most courses with one midrange, but that doesn't make for the most fun rounds to watch.

Heck I played to -4 at a par 59 course with just an Envy. It was very boring to watch. A diverse bag with more molds and shots to be thrown is more entertaining for most viewers and more fun for players to perform.

Honestly I almost feel like some people(mostly Feldberg) have taken this too far at times, but what do they gain by having more discs? Does it actually make anyone better or have an unfair advantage to have 30 discs rather than 15?

So the short answer to my long one; I wouldn't have a problem with capping it, but what do you gain by doing it?
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Carry all the discs you want. Just hurry up with your selection and throw already.
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What would be the point of a limit, exactly?
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... why is there a "need" to cart around 20 or 30+ disc for tournaments.
If you watch "In the Bag" videos, the pros tell you why they carry each disc.
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Exactly... as long as players can play their shot in time, what's the point on limiting how many discs the can use?

If they can cart, caddy, or carry an entire store with them, what difference does it make?

# of discs is a complete non issue.
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If you watch "In the Bag" videos, the pros tell you why they carry each disc.
So then are they relying on their skill at choosing the right disc for the shot rather than relying on their skill of making a disc perform the way they need it to to make the shot?
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I doubt manufacturers would like a limit being set
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The PGA limits the number of clubs a ball golfer can carry in his bag during a tournament. What is the point or purpose of it? Why shouldn't the PDGA impose a similar limit on disc golfers?
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Not really needed but the idea isnt terrible.
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