BeckyZ wrote:Only Crivaro Park has been handed to us. Every other course had to have so much legwork to get installed - for approval and funding by sponsors and the club. At least now, the club doesn't have to educate the decision makers as to what disc golf even is!!
shane wrote:My only problem with a nine holer is that the people that pick garbage up will be playing the 18 holers. This is half of the problem with the garbage at Southwoods(the other half being the people that throw it there). This alone will not look well to the neighbors that are walking through the park and they see garbage laying all over. Plus it would be nice to have a neighbor hood 18. whats the problem with supporting 18 anyhow? If your going to do it you might as well do it right.
cydisc11895 wrote:18 isn't necessarily right. The problem with supporting "18" is that "18" is what is keeping the course from going in. "18" is what is putting us at odds with the neighbors and an adversarial position with them is the last thing we want. Having an 18 hole course thrust down their throats is going to make them look for problems, blaming the course for every negative event that happens in the park and no amount of good will we promote will change their minds.
How about going ahead with the 9-hole plan, concentrate on ecologically sensitive design and construction practices, let people get used to the course and realize it's a good thing. At that point, if it seems like the right thing to do, an expansion can be proposed.
irban wrote:Don't shove anything down anyone's throat. Find a different park. If they aren't going to allow use of the rose garden center section, 18 doesn't really fit in Greenwood anyway, unless we start bushwacking down south.
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