Well of course you shouldswan wrote:I should probably just pay my membership fees to stay in the loop, yes?
swan wrote:Thanks again Kepp. You playing Sunday? If so, good luck and dress warm.
Also, where do you usually play around town? Leagues? Tourneys?
Thomas Jackson wrote:...Although disc golf has existed since the 1960s, it's no longer the exclusive pastime of the West Coast hipsters and college kids who pioneered it. Instead, golf's unruly younger sibling is growing up, joining the mainstream as a respectable version of its former self. It has its own governing body--the Professional Disc Golf Association--which has more than 16,000 members, and there are close to 1,300 courses throughout the United States. There are tknumber companies making discs, and their battles of technological one-upmanship rival those between Callaway, Titleist and Ping. The players here in Phoenix reflect the game's diverse new face: Among them are doctors, truck drivers, lawyers, teachers and entrepreneurs. A disc golf tournament, one enthusiast puts it, "is like a Harley-Davidson convention." ...
swan wrote:That's cool you've gotten to play so many courses. I bet the AZ courses are pretty sweet.
I'm amazed on how many courses there are in the Quads and points beyond. I think it's a great testament to the commitment to the game by the golfing community. I imagine tons of volunteer hours went into setting up those courses and running the events/leagues every year. Good stuff.
Judging from the discussions on these boards, it seems a pretty cohesive and friendly bunch of people. Dig it.
OK, dumb newbie question of the day: WTF does big bead mean when referring to discs?
Today's newbie inquiry... Putter distance. What is the popular concensus on how far out you decide to use your putter? Obviously conditions will vary, but where do you draw the line between the putter and another, sharper approach disc?
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