Frisco Lakes

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nicodaft
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Frisco Lakes

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Hi, Everybody, How're you? Fine, I hope !

Just want u to know that i'm creating "Frisco Lakes", The PGA Championship 2027 Venue .

Ideas to find an elevation/topography Map ?

I've found this :

https://en-gb.topographic-map.com/maps/a3vd/Frisco/



Thanks ! Bybye, kisses from France .

Nico
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Adelade
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Re: Frisco Lakes

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That is great to hear! Good luck with the project. It looks like the area has fairly high detail on Google Earth (I have no idea if you'd be able to find anything more accurate than that or not for this particular course), so unless someone comes up with anything better - take a look at this topic viewtopic.php?f=7&t=103

Some additional advice about Google Earth:

-If you set Google Earth to show feet instead of meters, you're able to see elevation readings more accurate.

-While grabbing screenshots of GE to put into APCD, consider whether the latest historical images are easier to work with or not, compared to the default 3D one.

-While grabbing screenshots of GE to put into APCD, turn off the "Terrain" filter temporarily, to avoid stretching based on viewpoint, for more horizontal accuracy.

Oh and also, Colin Jones figured out a way to speed up the GE elevation process, see viewtopic.php?f=7&t=966
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nicodaft
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Re: Frisco Lakes

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Thanks Dude for all the advices !!


This is my first Course creation so i hope i'll be too long... Fot those that interest, here is a first impression :


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Got to leave working !!

Kisses. Nico
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dorse72
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Re: Frisco Lakes

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cool! I live 10min from there ;)
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