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Old 09-21-2020, 08:25 AM
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Default My home putter course

My wife got me 3 baskets for my birthday. They are now set up in 3 corners of my property. I'm starting this thread to post details regarding it. I will be posting pics and info regarding it.

Being smaller distances, I hope to keep it down to putters only. I was throwing some mids yesterday but I feel they were overkill. It needs some tweeking. I'm thinking about inviting some leaguers over to get their opinions on basket placement.

I got these baskets last wednesday and I've already: Lost my Rhyno and Roc3 in the woods across the street. Wife drowned my warden in the pond. Threw my Maiden into a fire. Mortality rate at my home course has exceeded the rest of my 2+of playing.

The rhyno roc3 and warden will probably be found. the maiden is melted a bit but might be ok. I need to go to the used disc store and stock up on expendable discs instead of using the ones from my bag!
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Old 09-21-2020, 09:58 AM
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Unfortunately, you have to stay far away from fences if you throw any kind of distance.
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Old 09-21-2020, 10:09 AM
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Fun! I dream of owning property large enough to do something like that. How many acres do you have?

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Old 09-21-2020, 10:12 AM
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Add nets.
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Old 09-21-2020, 11:23 AM
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Fun! I dream of owning property large enough to do something like that. How many acres do you have?
Its an acre and a half. The holes don't end up being super long hence the 'putter only'. I will try to get the distances at some point.

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Old 09-21-2020, 03:25 PM
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nice! so many options I'm sure you'll find. I see at least 7 holes now (short starting hole from your house to a basket, then a clockwise 3 then a counterclockwise 3). I bought a 3.5ish acre property in the woods about 5 yrs ago. Since then I've squeezed in 14 holes with 6 baskets. I've extended it a little by making tees in adjoining properties. as long as the baskets are in your land, you're probably safe with the neighbors. part of the fun is the constant tweaking. enjoy!

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Old 09-21-2020, 03:27 PM
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Between keeping it natural looking and keeping cost down, nets are really an option
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Well, they do say that most accidents occur near your home.
Guess that pertains to DG also!

Looks like a fun project, good luck with it!!

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I've got a few acres with baskets. I've mostly just set up practice range stuff. Keeping the whole thing trimmed out so you can navigate and find a disc is a lot of work. Now that the weather is changing I may expand a bit since I won't have to mow every week to keep it usable.

I'm in cattle/horse country and we have 5' fences all around. I don't like throwing in to the neighbors yard, so I keep my baskets at least 50' from the fence to minimize the chance of going over.

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Nice.

My backyard course is limited but the front nine consists of the basket being placed in the middle of the yard and the tee pads around the perimeter of the yard. The basket gets moved sort of towards the back corner of the yard for the back nine and the tee positions around the edge of the yard shift positions a bit.

While I don’t have enough property to spread out like you do, my course layout is fun and with two trees, a couple of storage buildings, and my deck providing obstacles the various tee and basket positions let me practice a variety of shots.

My little course is definitely putter only and even then I have to be careful in several holes not to go long over the fence and into a heavily traveled road.

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