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by Jester
Thu May 26, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: Conflict of interest policy
Replies: 41
Views: 5332

Re: Conflict of interest policy

If only we could trust everyone to be as open, honest and morally upstanding as you, Bruce. In a perfect world the CoI policy would not be needed, but the world isn't perfect and there are those who seek to gain an advantage whenever possible. The policy is there to stop that before it can start. I ...
by Jester
Wed May 25, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: Conflict of interest policy
Replies: 41
Views: 5332

Re: Conflict of interest policy

I was intending on publishing the statements... Excellent! Very glad to hear that. ...unless they contained confidential/sensitive information. Ah. Perhaps I'm missing the point here, please help me understand if I am. We agree the point of the CoI policy is to demonstrate we are an open and transp...
by Jester
Wed May 25, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: Conflict of interest policy
Replies: 41
Views: 5332

Re: Conflict of interest policy

All looks good Tom, although I'm a bit concerned about about this specific point: 'C. Completed "Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Compliance" forms shall be retained by the BDGA. All such information shall be held in confidence unless the best interests of the BDGA dictates otherwise. Any disclos...
by Jester
Tue May 24, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

I heard the grumblings at the event about the baskets and I'd like to say I can understand that it must have been frustrating playing with professional baskets that demand a good putt. There are some baskets on the market that catch everything thrown at them, these type baskets are good for Interme...
by Jester
Fri May 20, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: What is the BDGA?
Replies: 26
Views: 3105

Re: What is the BDGA?

Yep, investigation into a club structure could continue without needing to change the current voting process. Something perhaps worth investigating to learn about potential pros and cons is a similar change British Ultimate went through in the last decade. Interestingly they went in the opposite dir...
by Jester
Fri May 20, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: What is the BDGA?
Replies: 26
Views: 3105

Re: What is the BDGA?

The 'club voting' piece would be a massive change and I'm not sure how that works, does each club have to have a 'mini election' to decide who the club votes for? I imagine as with most of these things that the majority of players don't care enough or aren't informed enough to make a decision and s...
by Jester
Fri May 20, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: BDGA Tour #7 - QP Open sponsored by Disc Golf UK
Replies: 27
Views: 4065

Re: BDGA Tour #7 - QP Open sponsored by Disc Golf UK

Frank 'The Hat' Knutton and Spencer 'The Enforcer' Worth? I just went back in time 16 years. :D
by Jester
Thu May 19, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: New forum members - PLEASE READ
Replies: 34
Views: 70359

Re: New forum members - PLEASE READ

Hell yeah!
by Jester
Thu May 19, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: New forum members - PLEASE READ
Replies: 34
Views: 70359

Re: New forum members - PLEASE READ

Rules is rules, I guess. Stoddy, chocolate fudge cake or apple crumble and custard?
by Jester
Thu May 19, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: New forum members - PLEASE READ
Replies: 34
Views: 70359

Re: New forum members - PLEASE READ

Ok, it's cool, someone let him in. :)
by Jester
Thu May 19, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: General and Disc golf in the news
Topic: New forum members - PLEASE READ
Replies: 34
Views: 70359

Re: New forum members - PLEASE READ

[quote="CookeeMonzter"]Errm seems I need to post here. Not sure why but I'm blaming Broster's interfering over the years with my account. It's Stoddy btw :D[/quote]

Hmm, this could be an elaborate scam. If you are really Stoddy, what is his favourite food?
by Jester
Wed May 18, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

How many of you were able to par holes 3,4,12,15, 16 & 18 They would all be considered Par 4 on a Blue Course. How about deuces? Hole 13? 14? There were plenty of deuces on hole 1 Sunday with mostly 4's on Hole 18. Hi Seamus When you ask 'were able to par' I assume you mean take a 3 on those holes,...
by Jester
Wed May 11, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

Ya beauty. Gonna land one right between the stakes.
by Jester
Wed May 11, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

Bring it with you, BoF. As per Trev's video, we'll still need it. :)
by Jester
Wed May 11, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

Cool. You missed the bit where they also say "and don't use rope". :wink: Jussi, and organisers of the USDGC, European Tours and World Tour events will be delighted about this decision given the amount of rope their courses used to have to use. Build a course host a Euro Tour and show me how its do...
by Jester
Tue May 10, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

I can only bestow upon you the wise words of the Pdga Rules committee when I approached them about the bridge being OB last week and subsequently asked about the stakes. "Stakes work fine as OB markers, enjoy the tournament." Cool. You missed the bit where they also say "and don't use rope". :wink:...
by Jester
Tue May 10, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

Thanks for the video reference, Trev: https://youtu.be/RWT59OdVkFQ?t=2082. I was most amused to see the TDs hurriedly putting a rope down between the flags to determine that the lie was indeed OB. This, and closers calls like it, are indeed the scenarios that will favour some players but not others ...
by Jester
Tue May 10, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

I' agree there isn't a 100% perfect solution, but if it's not the most appropriate option, why do the biggest tournaments in the world use rope to mark out OB? I've stated above my views on the short-comings of not marking a physical line, perhaps the focus should be on making rope less prone to mov...
by Jester
Tue May 10, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

With the greatest of respect, mate, I don't see the USDGC, European Open or any other event of note asking players to determine OB by sight, and I would raise this with any TD who thought this was adequate course prep. The rope is attached to the ground so it can't move, the line is unequivocal, the...
by Jester
Tue May 10, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: EuroTour and International
Topic: Eurotour 2016
Replies: 66
Views: 8256

Re: Eurotour 2016

In a sport where everyone competes against the same course, that ambiguity means some have it easier or harder than others, and this is unfair on the whole field. Until we introduce lasers and group umpires into our sport we'll all have to deal with a little interpretation, string will not correct ...