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Old 10-17-2019, 04:22 PM
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PGA has qualifying standards because they have more players who could potentially meet the qualifying standards than they do places in the tournaments.

If we're going to emulate the PGA, we'd have to set the bar a lot higher than 900 rated to ensure that the elite events are only played by elite players. Minimum qualifying standards for US Open or competing for a PGA Tour card is roughly equivalent to having a 1000 rating. There aren't enough 1000+ rated players in the world to fill a series of tour events consistently. And even if they did, there's not enough money to sustain them all on tour as half of them would be winning nothing at each event. As it is now, with a percentage of the field filled by sub-1000 (heck sub-950) players, they're sucking up most of the non-cashing spots and ensuring that more touring players are earning something.
You are incorrect on why the USGA and PGA have qualifying standards. It has nothing to do with money/field size and everything to do with protecting the players. here's a good piece on US Open qualifying bans. https://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/pa...pen-qualifying
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Old 10-17-2019, 04:29 PM
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How does this rule apply to past usdgc champions who may be a bit older and possibly sub 900?
This would only apply to probably 5-10yrs down the road. As far as I can tell, the only past champ below 1k is Shusterick and he's just barely under. The rest are at least 1015+
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Old 10-17-2019, 04:32 PM
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This would only apply to probably 5-10yrs down the road. As far as I can tell, the only past champ below 1k is Shusterick and he's just barely under. The rest are at least 1015+
Man I was watching some old school Non Stop Disc Golf vids and the old Jomez 2012 Worlds Final 9 vid and was just amazed and thought...damn what happened to this kid?

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Old 10-17-2019, 04:42 PM
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what happened to this kid?
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Old 10-17-2019, 04:52 PM
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I'll do it for 2K/year, paid entry into any 3 tournaments of my choice, and 10 sampler packs from New Glarus
now we are talking... #discgolfrich

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Old 10-17-2019, 05:27 PM
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Don't you mean.. "merched" ? lol..

This is true! Almost froze to death for that $12 in merch.

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Old 10-17-2019, 05:34 PM
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This is true! Almost froze to death for that $12 in merch.
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:36 PM
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In my time of running events I have come to realize that taking more shots is not usually what defines a group as slow. I would almost guarantee you that Nikko is slower than Lloyd...
Nah the amount of shots that Lloyd dose before the 900 rated player gets on the second shot is what might make the others not that happy but just not show it for respect of the card.
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:51 PM
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Unless other players were being turned away due to these players registering i do not see the point at all.
Maybe the thing is more 900 rated players would have been playing in these events. Also heard in the commentating on the events that some top level pro players were not able to get into some events being they were full this year way sooner then they had been in past 2018 year.
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Old 10-17-2019, 06:01 PM
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There were other competitors rated under 900 who competed this year.
So then the 900 rule for NT and PT events sounds like a good name.
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