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Disc Golf

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by CAPiTA, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. CAPiTA

    CAPiTA 12oz Member

    Joined: Apr 13, 2003 Messages: 667 Likes Received: 0
    Frolfing = my new obsession

    This sport is so awesomely sweet and I'm sure a bunch of you play it. It seems like it would be a very popular pastime in the 12oz community. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past couple of years, (below info taken from disclife.com)

    Disc golf is a lot like traditional "ball" golf, except players use specially made plastic flying discs instead of balls and clubs, and throw them for 'par' at an above-ground target instead of a hole in the ground. There are different types of discs used for different purposes, much like ball golfers use different clubs.

    The object of the game is to throw a golf disc into the target, typically a "Pole HoleĀ®" basket (a steel basket over which chains hang), in the fewest number of throws. The player begins by 'driving' from a designated tee area and continues toward the target, throwing each consecutive shot from the spot where the previous throw has landed. Finally, a successful 'putt' sends the disc into the target. The most satisfying sound a disc golfer can hear is the 'ching!' of a disc crashing the chains before dropping into the basket.

    Most disc golf courses consist of 18 or 24 holes, and you'll find some nine-hole courses too. Holes lengths vary, but generally fall between 150 and 500 feet each. Trees, shrubbery, water and terrain changes offer plenty of hazards to avoid, and it becomes very possible to lose a disc in areas with thick growth, tall trees or deep water. Fortunately, discs retail between $7 and $12.

    http://www.provo.org/parks/Parks/Disc_Golf/Course/Photo_4x_scenic__9_large.jpg'>
    ^Basket (your objective)^

    [img]http://www.disclife.com/imgs/discs2.jpg'>
    ^Putter, Mid-range, and Driver (top to bottom)^

    [img]http://www.discgolf.ca/disc%20golf%20canada.jpg'>
    ^The definition of Disc Golf champion^

    So, who plays? Where do you play? What [disks] do you play with?
     
  2. T=E=A=S=E

    T=E=A=S=E 12oz Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2004 Messages: 3,271 Likes Received: 0
    shits pretty fun... i played a lil for awhile there.

    its the rage here...
     
  3. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    there's a disc golf course here in this forest area, the goal things are just poles though. i see lots of hippie types playing.
     
  4. GLIK$

    GLIK$ Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 23, 2002 Messages: 22,277 Likes Received: 117
    WARNING WARNING:


    NOW ENTERING A HIPPIE OCCUPIED ZONE.
     
  5. MrChupacabra

    MrChupacabra 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 10, 2001 Messages: 10,940 Likes Received: 681
    i played for the first time the other day, it was pretty fun despite the fact that i was using someone elses putter the whole time. Chances are i will play a bit this summer since we have a handful of nice courses around here and its pretty laid back and fun to do.
     
  6. Easy E

    Easy E 12oz Member

    Joined: Jan 26, 2004 Messages: 426 Likes Received: 0
    there's a "course" for that not far from my house...never played it before
     
  7. westy

    westy Guest

    Frolfing is a decent time, I did a whole bunch last summer.
     
  8. GucciCondom

    GucciCondom 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 29, 2003 Messages: 5,558 Likes Received: 168
    never seen this shit before
     
  9. Don't Panic

    Don't Panic 12oz Member

    Joined: Jun 2, 2003 Messages: 647 Likes Received: 0
    Golf sucks, and the addition of smelly hippies and frisbees will not help.

    *In fact, it may just be worse.
     
  10. gfreshsushi

    gfreshsushi 12oz Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 21, 2003 Messages: 2,244 Likes Received: 1
    dude, i totally saw that episode of mtv sports. oh. my. god.

    actually, frisbee golf is way fun, especially when played as a drinking game.
     
  11. Intangible

    Intangible 12oz Legend

    Joined: Jul 9, 2001 Messages: 17,479 Likes Received: 6
    i know people who do this....i will not partake in anything besides mario golf.
     
  12. HELLSATAN

    HELLSATAN 12oz Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 378 Likes Received: 1
    my friends recently started playing this and now i cant get them to do anything

    no skatin, no paintin, they wont even go to the bench with me anymore

    shits worse then crack i swear
     
  13. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    shits so much fun, i love playin, but no one will play with me.........
     
  14. CAPiTA

    CAPiTA 12oz Member

    Joined: Apr 13, 2003 Messages: 667 Likes Received: 0
    So true
     
  15. T=E=A=S=E

    T=E=A=S=E 12oz Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2004 Messages: 3,271 Likes Received: 0
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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