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Old 03-25-2014, 04:41 PM
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Default Why are cones not the official target of the pdga?

Curious why these did not make it, overall the best target that requires you to hit a sweet spot to hit a putt or an ace, not catch the last chain on the edge to get a lucky drop. I am sure most of you do not even know what these are. They sadly we're never approved as a pdga target.



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Old 03-25-2014, 04:43 PM
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Because they're hideous?

Also, personally I'd rather hear the rattle and clash of chains than a *THUNK* or whatever noise that might echo out
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Old 03-25-2014, 04:44 PM
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Seems like chains are not only more efficient for the game, but more practical for manufacturers. Probably why they were never approved.
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Cones don't have the stopping power of chains... And yeah, what he (B3NDER) said.
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Bee's. They get angry when their cone-hives are randomly thumped.
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I can say that I have NEVER seen that before, but they pretty much make aces near impossible. I have none with the current baskets and I sure as heck would never get one with that design!
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I honestly don't think the cone is unattractive, but the lid on top of it sure is. Yuck.

That said, chains are not attractive either. I certainly was not drawn into the game because of the disc catchers. The only beautiful things in this game are the discs, bags and courses.
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The individual in that picture has 3 cone aces this year during winter golf and hit cone numerous other times. At the same time he's better than I am so that will happen.
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