cgkdisc wrote:Ball golf's player base is eroding for a variety of reasons in comparison to disc golf. Disc golf is more player friendly and technically advanced than ball golf in several areas partly due to their traditions holding them back.
cgkdisc wrote:Ball golf's player base is eroding for a variety of reasons in comparison to disc golf. Disc golf is more player friendly and technically advanced than ball golf in several areas partly due to their traditions holding them back. So it's not surprising that some ball golfers are not able to think outside their box.
Like_Water wrote:Obviously the two games are very different in terms of difficulty. It's disappointing that our game, the easier one, has watered down its Major. I'm not saying we need to be ball golf, I just see it as a good example it a lot of ways.
I just explained the Bunc'r rule to an avid golfer....he just laughed, about spewing milk out his nose. That was funny, slighlty embarrassing, but funny.
Like_Water wrote:Right, since rough doesn't mess with us and we have a larger margin of error, we need to find ways to challenge the top players. -10 on the regular just looks silly. We should probably make the baskets smaller.
cgkdisc wrote:Don't blame lack of T&D on the Performance Flight. It was killed partly by the PDGA Board, the USDGC team realizing it was too punitive and a different game than disc golf and related that, no ratings could/would be produced.
DGs tournament base is not eroding but exploding, just not at the pro level. Tournament sanctioning has increased at a higher percentage rate than membership growth this year. That's not including the sanctioned league program which has blown past 100 so far and may get close to 10% of all events by yearend.
Single L wrote:Let do it. It would put more emphasis on putting, much like our ball and stick counterpart.
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