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Old 11-18-2019, 01:19 PM
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I would make the argument that DD invested in promoting FPO disc golf. Obviously you can always put more into anything, and maybe her new sponsor will. But Paige was the face of that company and they did a pretty good job at promoting her.

I always hope that someone puts in more effort to promoting disc golf, MPO & FPO. But, I have multiple PP signature series discs from DD.
Totally agree with you. I guess what I was getting at is that if a company elected to buy out her DD contract, or at least significantly compensate DD in some way, it would mean they are prepared to heavily invest in Paige and women’s disc golf. I don’t see any reason she shouldn’t be up there with McBeth in the discussion of who moves the needle (and discs), with no one else even being all that close.
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Old 11-18-2019, 01:21 PM
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Anyway, I’m excited for this move, because I think it signals someone (Discraft? Innova? Discmania?) is interested in really investing in women’s disco golf, which is awesome.
I agree, super awesome. I will gladly support any company that promotes women's disco golf!

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:22 PM
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I would make the argument that DD invested in promoting FPO disc golf. Obviously you can always put more into anything, and maybe her new sponsor will. But Paige was the face of that company and they did a pretty good job at promoting her.

I always hope that someone puts in more effort to promoting disc golf, MPO & FPO. But, I have multiple PP signature series discs from DD.
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I agree, super awesome. I will gladly support any company that promotes women's disco golf!
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Old 11-18-2019, 01:29 PM
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I just can't see Innova after the rough departure for Val, and they didn't seem to bother doing much to address that afterward.
You could say the same for Discraft’s treatment of Elaine King.

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:29 PM
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McBeth leaves Innova (gasp!) and kills it with Discraft. Paige leaves DD (gasp!) and inevitably will kill it with whomever.

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:30 PM
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I understand your point from a sheer bottom line perspective. However, ignoring women can lead to bad PR....Really, the first thing I thought after looking that Elite team tracker page was there was no woman on the team.
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Front 9 FPO: 35,437
Back 9 FPO: 30,674

Back 9 MPO: 1,838,815

Don't know why people debate metrics... They "need" players that will get views and follows.
Growing the women's side is a nice side project, but the priority should be clear based on the numbers

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:31 PM
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You could say the same for Discraft’s treatment of Elaine King.
And then Val immediately signed with Discraft. LOLZ.

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:32 PM
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2019 Worlds

Final Round
Front 9 FPO: 35,437
Back 9 FPO: 30,674

Back 9 MPO: 1,838,815

Don't know why people debate metrics... They "need" players that will get views and follows.
Growing the women's side is a nice side project, but the priority should be clear based on the numbers
This ins't about metrics, it is about appearance. Appearing to value your female customer less than your male one can cause some men to look upon your company dis-favorably.

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:35 PM
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2019 Worlds

Final Round
Front 9 FPO: 35,437
Back 9 FPO: 30,674

Back 9 MPO: 1,838,815

Don't know why people debate metrics... They "need" players that will get views and follows.
Growing the women's side is a nice side project, but the priority should be clear based on the numbers
Which video has 1,838,815? The Jomez video I see only has 592,624.

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Old 11-18-2019, 01:36 PM
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The idea that not a single disc golf company can value, push, and invest in women’s disc golf because the numbers are what they are says so much about so much.

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