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Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 10, 2014, 06:35:32 PM »
Congratulations to the West Team!!!

It was an honor to captain the East on a well fought battle this past weekend.  I made many mistakes, but I learned so much this event does not feel like a loss.  It feels like a huge win. 

To all who made their way out and wore the black jersey, thank you so much for your tremendous efforts. 

It was so incredibly cool watching the groups tee off.  Watching guys I play disc golf with very often but this time in uniform, sharing the same feeling of unity.  You were all giants in my eyes.

Thank you, Joe Hesting for being a great adversary.  I will always enjoy looking back on this weekend's match selections. 

Special thanks to Tracy Ruder and everyone who was involved in making this event what it was. 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 06, 2014, 09:21:50 PM »
10 am tee.  Must be there by 9 so we can have a head count of players present by 9:20 am. 

We select match-ups at 9:30 am.  If you are late, you don't play that day.

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 06, 2014, 09:20:15 PM »
9 am Blue Valley

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 05, 2014, 08:10:34 PM »
Flood warning in effect from Friday 9:30 am until Sunday 12 am.

Looks like a super soaker.

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 02, 2014, 04:23:18 PM »
I'm here, I'm here.  Jeeeeeez.

1. Jose Ossa
2. Adam Johnson
3. Kevin Manning
4. Billy Nelson
5. Jake Bowen
6. Eric Eastwood
7. Ken Franks
8. CD Steiner
9. Jacob Hinck
10. Tyler Mattoon
11. Steve Dresser
12. Zeke Henry
13. Tony Burnett
14. Mike Thomas
15. Fred Smith
16. Amando
17. Tavish Carduff
18. Jamie Barry

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 10:02:48 PM »
We wish to carry them. 

I made a terrible mistake.  I made my bed and I will now lay in it. 

Our awesome women will continue to play for the East on my watch.

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 09:17:42 PM »
This years Captains have agreed that the Team Challenge should be class unrestricted. What does that mean?  There will be no age protected slots on the teams. There will be no gender protected slots on the team. Earn your spot on a team via qualifier or convince your captain that you're skilled enough to garner a hand picked spot.

This is the record on page 5. 

I voted for no age protected slots.  This is my response to the vote:

Hi Tracy,

I'm sorry for the delay in response.  I am not feeling very well today and wanted to write a better response than what this will be, but I want to do this now and not later.

2.  Team selection will be the same as Dick mentioned he'd do for the West.  My first 5 qualifiers will be the top five scores during the Kan-U-Wyco.  Then I will use leagues to fill the squad, reserving my Captain's pick for special cases. 

3.  I am for non-divisional play.  All open.

Again, I'm so sorry to be late and short in this response.  It bothers me that it reads this way :)

I hope your shoulder is feeling much better!

Take care.

Jose Ossa

My error lies in not having accounted for the "women's division" when considering non-divisional play.  My decision was purely based on age and skill level.  Not gender.

Tracy, again, if you made it clear that women were not to be included in the format then I consider it a grievous oversight on my part and for that I apologize. 

Tavish Carduff and Amanda Jackson will be competing for the East and we are proud to have them on our roster!

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 05:36:24 PM »
The East will proceed as we have planned and will field two women.  If the West wants to exclude them then it's on them.

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 05:25:07 PM »
But, why don't we have a women's division?  Is it because there are not enough west side women who want to play?

It was a captain's vote. For the record, West Side voted to keep the women's division. But was fine with it either way so we went with the lEast Side decision.

This is outrageous.  Zapping the women's division was never stated. 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 05:21:23 PM »
I voted for no age protected divisions and for all to play open.  I never voted for NO WOMEN.  In fact, when I voted for the format, I was under the impression that Dick had wanted the same. 

East side women are better golfers, why in the world would I voted not to have them? 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 18, 2014, 11:16:48 AM »
Saturday.  Blue Valley.  10:00 a.m. tee off

Format is as such:

1.  hole 1 long pin.
2.  hole 2
3.  hole 3 long pin.
4.  Big Blue hole 4.
5.  hole 5
6.  hole 6
7.  hole 7 short pin.
8.  hole 8 short pin.
9.  Baby Blue hole 9.
10.  Baby Blue hole 10
11.  Baby Blue hole 11.
12.  Big Blue hole 11.
13.  Big Blue hole 12.
14.  Big Blue hole 13.*
15.  Big Blue hole 15.
16.  Big Blue hole 16.
17.  Big Blue hole 17.
18.  Big Blue hole 18 long pin.

*after holing out on 14, walk to your left for the next hole.  We will not be playing 16 Baby Blue/14 Big Blue.

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 01, 2014, 07:49:29 PM »
Monday, May 5th, will be the last qualifier for the East Team.  BLUE VALLEY will host the Cliff Drive Monday league.  It is held at Blue Valley every first Monday of the month.

5 spots and they come real cheap.

General Banter / Re: Baggin' it up at Bowling Green?
« on: April 27, 2014, 06:23:53 PM »
Chris Dickerson won by six.  What a bagger.

I will be competing in my first ever Spring Renewal dubs this weekend!  My partner is relatively new to the sport so our goal is simply to have a blast.  See you guys on Saturday.

General Banter / Re: How you know you're a disc golf addict....
« on: April 27, 2014, 04:28:22 PM »
When you write a post round analysis during work the next day after every competitive round.

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