It’s been a while since we’ve run a post full of YouTube videos.
Originally, the YouTube feature was supposed to be a regular thing on Rattling Chains. Though it hasn’t worked out that way, it’s nice to do some surfing on occasion to see what’s out there.
The turn of the year is usually a good time to check things out as many people seem to upload trick shots or compilations of aces and things like that as a year-end sort of thing.
These videos are always pretty entertaining.
While it’s true that most of these people probably take multiple shots to get the result, it’s still pretty impressive they get the shot done at all.
Either way, they are still entertaining.
So sit back, enjoy your day and hopefully you have the time to check out some of these videos as they are quite fun to watch!
By P.J. Harmer — Rattling Chains staff
With Discraft’s Ace Race in the books, let’s take a quick peek at this year’s tournaments.
I don’t know how many of you participated in one of these events this year. For me, it was the second straight year I played in the tournament and it was equally as fun.
This year’s Ace Race ran from August to October and had 347 events held throughout the world. A few weeks ago, Rattling Chains writer Steve Hill wrote about the event on a more broad level.
The Ace Race disc. (photo by P.J. Harmer)
For those who didn’t read that and don’t know about the Ace Race, it’s a small and fun tournament where players have more chances at aces. For your entry fee ($25), you get two discs and some other swag.The player pack this year was well worth the money as each person got the two discs, a mini, a pair of 80s-style sunglasses and a stainless steel water bottle.
The discs are the only ones you can use during the tournament.Each player throws them at each hole, counting nothing but aces and metals, which is how many times you hit metal somewhere on the basket, but without slamming an ace.
In the end, the person with the most aces wins an excellent prize package of Discraft discs.
According to the calendar on the website, the Ace Race events for the year have come to an end.
For those who don’t participate in these events, its where you use two Discraft prototype discs on a shortened course in an attempt to score as many aces as possible.
That of course got me thinking about aces (or, maybe, a chains-in-one?).
I’ve heard some fantastic ace stories. I know a person who has aced every single hole at one course (don’t worry, we’ll be doing a story on this in the future) and I’ve heard about people getting aces on holes beyond 400 feet!
But we’ll get back to this week’s pole in a little bit.
First, let’s check back to last week when we asked you about putting in a high-pressure situation. We gave you the spot and you had to decide whether or not you made the putt.
Sounds like most of you guys are pretty good putters!
Of the 61 who voted, 64 percent (39 votes) said you’d make the putt. The other 36 percent (22 votes) said no.
Let’s see what a few of you had to say about it.