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Throwing around some super class discs and ideas...Thinking that since this is the throw back from our origins....with avearge foliage density/terrain....Par should be anything under 300 feet...a 3, 300' to 400' a par 4 over 400, a 5.


What do you think?

With our current home course layout...based on that...Super Class Par would be 68....32 in 36 out.

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Interesting. Should have balance between distances.
The current layout is lop sided for distances as they relate to Super Class Par...we can easily change that ; )
I threw yesterday afternoon from our long pads based on my perception of Super Class Par. Where's Chuck when you need him....lol

With a really good throw I was getting fairly close to about 250....closer to175 - 200 on average. Which made the holes around that low to mid 300 range easy to 3 for a birdie....Those holes that I considered par 3's were all long enough to make them hard to deuce. I was able to easily reach the two holes on the back over 400 feet for an easy birdie four but missed the putts for 5's.
...oh yeah I shot 63.... 2 down on the back, 3 down on the front. With one bogey
is super class fun? anything that makes it even close to as fun as modern disc golf?
I played again today...using what I think par is...I shot 67 or 1 down. I'm wondering about that Par footage though...how close am I with the numbers in the start of this thread. The par 3's I'm using are a bit far for a park job 2 ...the 5's could be a bit longer...Most of the scoring comes from 3ing the 4's. The placements this month are tweener holes for Super Class. I think with next months basket changes...we'll set up a par 71 course with some balance on the distances. Deuceable 3's...Slightly longer 4's and 5's.

Is it Fun?? Yeah!! Power is good but less of a factor....shot placement and finesse are more important. Putting is different with a large diameter disc....particularly a light weight one....not as forgiving.


A good rip seems to go about 250......most drives, I'm averaging about 20o, if they go clean.
Design guidelines for Blue level (950+-35) is up to 225 gets good scoring spread for par 3s. Holes in the 350-425 range are usually solid par 4s and 550-650 for par 5s. It does depend on foliage with more reducing the ditance ranges. That's working out well as we prep for the SC Nationals starting tomorrow. We'll have live scoring on PDGA.com Sunday morning with the lead card starting around 8:45am Central.
So technically I'm not far off those guidelines per say....may be a little short in my estimations. Those 280 to 350 foot holes are tough to deuce....but too short for a par 4...given that there is less foliage and hazards too contend with(fairly open). 425 to 500 is an easy par 5.....solid 4......whereas 4 is a good score. Above 550 really gets into the 5's... 4 is really good score at these distances....eagles rare but possible.

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