#61  
Old 08-26-2019, 08:43 PM
jimimc jimimc is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Delaware
Years Playing: 22.8
Courses Played: 35
Posts: 233
Niced 15 Times in 6 Posts
Default

The course designer likes to set up the course to play the exact opposite of what the players are use to. Par threes that take drivers to reach in the woods and par fours where the design is to play mid/putter or even putter/putter. To make it even worse, the possibility of a 550' eagle on a dogleg left or right actually plays into many players minds. Watch the commentary of hole 9 last year. Uli actually says any of these players have the skill to throw mid/mid to get the Birdie easily, yet the flight is so tempting. And the best part, Uli is the only player to Eagle the hole and in the same tournament double bogey it.
Sponsored Links

Niced: (2)
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 08-26-2019, 08:52 PM
Streets's Avatar
Streets Streets is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Years Playing: 9.2
Courses Played: 46
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 9,360
Niced 4,471 Times in 1,875 Posts
Default

I love watching touring pros bounce off trees and get frustrated. They are coddled on these wide open courses they play most of the time.

Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 08-26-2019, 09:41 PM
toddnick toddnick is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: buffalo, ny
Years Playing: 1.7
Courses Played: 74
Posts: 159
Niced 202 Times in 62 Posts
Default

Is there some sort of embargo on final round coverage...neither Jomez or Gateway has it up yet ..and the battle was between first card and second card...let's go gentlemen....maybe I'm spoiled by next day generally meaning dinner time or before...
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 08-26-2019, 09:43 PM
jimimc jimimc is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Delaware
Years Playing: 22.8
Courses Played: 35
Posts: 233
Niced 15 Times in 6 Posts
Default

I really don't want anyone to get frustrated, but some courses are not as straight forward as they look. McBeth played the course exactly the way it was designed to be played. He played half the Par fours with a mid off the tee. Never took a sucker route, never got an Eagle, but only took one bogey all weekend.
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 08-26-2019, 09:43 PM
brutalbrutus's Avatar
brutalbrutus brutalbrutus is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: the nati
Years Playing: 9.5
Courses Played: 53
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 10,223
Niced 4,485 Times in 2,361 Posts
Default

Probably were driving to Maple Hill today.


Actually, I guess jomez isn't going to Maple Hill but Gatekeeper is.

Last edited by brutalbrutus; 08-26-2019 at 09:47 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 08-26-2019, 11:01 PM
BryanC BryanC is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Years Playing: 2.9
Courses Played: 30
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 41
Niced 30 Times in 13 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jimimc View Post
I really don't want anyone to get frustrated, but some courses are not as straight forward as they look. McBeth played the course exactly the way it was designed to be played. He played half the Par fours with a mid off the tee. Never took a sucker route, never got an Eagle, but only took one bogey all weekend.
McBeth didn't play this tournament. Are you talking about him playing the course some other time?
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 08-26-2019, 11:50 PM
jimimc jimimc is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Delaware
Years Playing: 22.8
Courses Played: 35
Posts: 233
Niced 15 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Sorry. McBeth played last year and shot the course and tournament records. They played a slightly different layout this year but the course still plays with the same idea. Hard demanding par 3's, with most of the more technical holes being par 4's.
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 08-26-2019, 11:57 PM
teemkey's Avatar
teemkey teemkey is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Courses Played: 39
Posts: 2,550
Niced 525 Times in 252 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jimimc View Post
...
They played a slightly different layout this year but the course still plays with the same idea. Hard demanding par 3's, with most of the more technical holes being par 4's.
One of the MPO commentators mentioned that 3 of the changed holes went from the easiest to the hardest (relative to par). McEvil.
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 08-27-2019, 12:11 AM
jimimc jimimc is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Delaware
Years Playing: 22.8
Courses Played: 35
Posts: 233
Niced 15 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Some of the changes wouldn't have been such a big deal if they would have had time to practice more. The schedule over the past few weeks has taken its toll on some of the players. The European trip then Worlds really caught up to some of the players. Focus didn't seem as high or last as long.

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
 

  #70  
Old 08-27-2019, 12:28 AM
Steve West Steve West is offline
Par Delusionary
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Years Playing: 45.7
Courses Played: 367
Posts: 5,058
Niced 1,758 Times in 863 Posts
Default

This chart uses fairway hits to set the size of the bubbles; hole 17 is 67.3%. This chart includes all MPO players, not just those over 970.

Attached Images
File Type: png DDGCChart2019.png (27.2 KB, 141 views)

Niced: (2)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PDGA NT: 2019 Las Vegas Challenge brutalbrutus Tournaments & Leagues 289 03-05-2019 12:31 PM
HOD 1/22/2019: Ft. Cheshire DGC Hole 6 in Delaware, OH fritothedog Hole of the Day 14 01-25-2019 11:39 PM
2019 PDGA Amateur Disc Golf World Championships Darkgreen Tournaments & Leagues 25 12-13-2017 05:44 PM
Woodway Challenge Aug 27th 2011 pchitti Tournaments & Leagues 5 09-06-2011 05:02 PM
Disc Golf at the Fun Farm 3 - Aug. 21 - Lanesville, IN AdamE Tournaments & Leagues 0 05-21-2010 05:56 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.