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Blue Valley / Re: Be a part of history-Saturday come help!
« on: Today at 09:02:13 am »
I wish I could come...I'll be in Wichita at a 90th bday party :)

You don't look a day over 25.

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I have heard of two other young Divas possibly playing.  There is a 16 and under division.  The ladies have done a great job selecting what divisions to offer.

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Leagues / Re: 2015 Summer Leagues
« on: March 03, 2015, 10:31:08 am »
I would like to hear from someone on the board.  They haven’t really said anything about this.  How was this decision made?  Before you say it isn't set in stone, Rob is pretty adamant that this has already been approved.  There has been a PDGA league on Monday nights for as long as there has been a PDGA league.  Sorry Jack but it isn’t just Cliff.  That was the Northeast league that also included Blue Valley.  How will it work when it comes time to have it on the busiest course in town, Rosedale, when there is already a free, instructional ladies league?  They probably aren’t going to pay to play in the PDGA league.  I do see that Beginners league has been removed.  Was that how you propose to alleviate congestion or are you still looking for a director for that?  WOW! that would be three KCFDC leagues happening at the same park at the same time.  Please enlighten us.

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Water Works / Re: Course Issues
« on: January 20, 2015, 08:40:33 am »
that's 2 years in a row someone has slammed into the bench on 18, maybe we could move it a little farther from the road to keep that from happening every time someone decides to go GTA through waterworks
...or plant a large boulder or 3 to dissuade any more property damage whether intentional or not. 
If they hit the boulder(s), then they'll of course have their own problems = property damage to deal with.  Too bad!   ;D :-X

Great idea, but the city might believe it is better off financially to replace a bench than to purchase boulders.  That's government.  They have a hard time looking long term when they are there for a short term.
The city wont mark trees for removal.  That is admitting there is a problem with the tree.  if the tree comes down on it's own and some one gets hurt the city is liable.  that is info from a P&R superintendent.  Is it the same reason they wont put a barrier there?

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General Banter / Re: Hidden Valley questions
« on: December 10, 2014, 08:05:18 am »
No one has keys, and the tee sign question is great.  I asked it a few times in the last year.  I guess the answer is no.

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Found and Lost / What to do?
« on: December 03, 2014, 08:20:48 am »
Lets see!

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Tournaments / Re: GBO question
« on: December 02, 2014, 05:14:45 pm »
Liz could also play advanced women.  It's the same cost.  You would be in the same pool.  She would get a lot more playing against those women, if any sign up.

Is it because you want to ride to the course together?  There will be tee times, so Liz may tee off at 8 a.m. and you could tee off, same course, at 2 p.m.  That makes for a long day.

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Found and Lost / Re: Pond Findings / Pan Drippings
« on: December 02, 2014, 03:17:45 pm »
How about you just post what you've found, if you really feel like giving them back. This is so I know not to waste time/get my hopes up playing the slow, torturous, and thread inflating game of " Try and guess what disc of mine you've found -- Since i've been playing for years and have lost numerous discs, many of which have been found by noobs and probably tossed into the PC/Young/etc ponds"

Come on Greg, you said you have been playing for years so you should know; Innova only made one orange champion Valkyrie.  If you guess it, it must be yours.  You should also know if you lost a disc at Waterworks that is where it will be found and returned to you.  Discs never get taken and lost at other courses.

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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 23, 2014, 03:43:52 pm »
It was a fantastic night by the lake last night.  We didn't start on time, but the fire was going and we were ok with waiting a bit.  After we did get started the wind picked up a little bit but there was no rain.  We played 19 holes with the help of DG Nomad setting up an extra hole.  The last card got in a little late, shame on me, if you are owed money, or see someone who is owed money, let them know please.

Nate Zier/Bowen Seiter             48   $34 pd.
Pate/Skeesh                              50  $24 pd.
Jake Tasoulas/Anthony              51   $20
Steve Pfost/Sean Fountain         51  $20
Harold B/Andy Portwood            52  $12 pd.
Dick Parker/Tom Butler               54  $5
Steve/Ben Dresser                     54  $5
Mike Petrin/Derek Brookerd        55
Chris McKee/Adam Yates             56
Matt Fox/Matt Dixon                     57
Steve Stansberry/Jeff Gradinger  57
Aaron Shanahan/Dillon                58


Matt Eklund/Jaimee Crosby         57  $30 pd.
Ben/Rhonda Crosby                    58
Mike Krueger/Liz BB                    59



If there is anyone who would like to take over running this, please contact Eric Kolkmeier.

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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 20, 2014, 10:42:53 am »
Sunset is actually at 4:33.  Then there is the time that the sun is below the horizon but still casting light above the horizon.  A phenomenon called twilight.   ;)

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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 19, 2014, 01:47:42 pm »
KCFDC & DG Nomad monthly glow at P HILL

Could you make it a little warmer next time, please.

OK Doug, just because you asked. 
The forecasted temperature for Saturday the 22nd is 59.  Sunset is at 4:30 so lets get this kicked off around 6:00.  We can get registration started at 5:00.  It is going to be a great night at Lakeshore.

There have been some rumors of people camping at the park this weekend.

Matt Dixon is doing a glow round there Friday night as well.


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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 03, 2014, 02:31:24 pm »
I was using the standard open/doubles payout sheet that is on here.  The payout listed on that is for one person.  I forgot to double the amount shown.  I spent a little time yesterday creating a modified version of the women table that pays out half the field.  The new table now has the amount paid out per team.  Thanks for catching that and making me think a little bit Rob.  It saved me some time tracking everyone down too.

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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 03, 2014, 01:21:27 pm »
14 teams came out to Birdland in Olathe for the first monthly glow round put on by the KCFDC and DG Nomad.  It was a little chilly but not enough to put a damper on everyone fun.  There were a few kinks in the operation but it was a learning experience and things should be running more smoothly the next time at Pleasant Hill on the 22nd of November.  There was a small glitch with the payout but it was caught before most people left.  The team of Steve and Ben had gone before, so I need to get them another $5 each.

AM
Tom Butler/Dick Parker                  50  $40
Harold B/ Heath Kinton                  54 $20
Ben/Steve                                     54 $20 paid $10
Mark Lienemann/Anthony Birchfield 55
Chris P/Travis                                57
Dan Quinn/ Anthony Puryear          57
Matt Dixon/ Nate F                         59
Kenneth Oschel/Colton Westhuff      63

REC
Dale (sorry I cant read the last name or his partners name) 60 $30
Rob Martin/Brian White                  66 $10
Terry Seek/Nathan Cliffton             71
Ben Whitesel/Doug Keehler            72

Mixed
Mike Kreuger/Liz BB                       71 $20
Ben/Rhonda Crosby                        72

It was a 100% payout, paying 1/3 of the field.  One of the things I took from this is paying more people to come out and enjoy the fun.  I will be paying out half the field in each division from here out.  The next round will be November 22nd at Pleasant Hill we will be teeing off at 6:00.  Yes there is an open division if enough teams show up.

If there are any comments, from the people that played, about what can be done to improve the overall experience please let me know.

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Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: October 15, 2014, 09:26:38 am »
Looking ahead, game four of the World Series is on Oct 25.  If the Royals win one more game and make it  ;D, I will push the first weekend of glow back to November 1.  Even if they are down 3-0 :( .

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Cliff Drive / Re: Shared Use- MTBs and Disc Golf
« on: October 14, 2014, 08:26:19 am »
So the Disc Golfers cleared out the woods for Disc Golf fairways and the bikers get to ride down them now? That seems fair.  ::)

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