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Tournaments / 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« on: February 08, 2012, 01:36:36 PM »
I'm just throwing this out here for now, mark your calendars!
Registration and more details in the next few weeks!
FLHW DOUBLES SHOOTOUT Supporting Research for Improved Treatments and a Cure for Prostate Cancer
Having a good time for a great cause!

Saturday, May 12thThornfield Disc Golf Course Stillwell, KS

Entry Fee:$40 pp / $80 team
Includes: Lunch, Player Pack, Disc, Mini, Ring of Fire, CTP/Ace Fund, and more!

Tournament Details:9:00 am Players Meeting
9:30 am Shotgun Start
2 rounds
Limited to 54 Teams

Payouts:Tiered Payout Event (1 to 3 tiers depending on number of teams)
1st to 3rd prize payouts for each tier.

Tournaments / Ozanam Tournament at Thornfield - Sept 10th (feedback)
« on: July 28, 2011, 11:26:29 AM »
I have a meeting next week with Ozanam, they have asked for my feedback on holding a successful charity tournament.
(I guess I have a little experience?)

I have a few ideas for them but would rather provide some feedback from 'the horses mouth'. So fire away KC Discgolfers!
Here is the link, please look it over and then post your thoughts here.

I'll just add my main point to her: what we do with the Prostate Cancer Doubles and how I perceive other events at Thornfield is this;
- We try to provide a competitive yet fun event for the disc golf community. This is not to say newer player are not welcome, my nephews from St Louis, newer players, REALLY enjoyed themselves this year.
- Other events at Thornfield, for the most part, seem to be designed to attract new player and/or people who have never played before.

Again, your thoughts are appreciated. Everything will remain anonymous!

General Banter / The newest disc on the market!
« on: July 22, 2011, 04:14:22 PM »

Check out this video of a new 'do it yourself' Captain America disc.

The guy actually throws it quite well with a little anny  ;D

General Banter / Off Topic - Ball Golf Tournament: September 30th
« on: July 21, 2011, 12:27:33 PM »
The seventh annual Faith-Love-Hope-Win Charity Golf Scramble is scheduled for Friday, September 30th at Sycamore Ridge Golf Course in Spring Hill, KS. []

I thought this might interest a few of those of you who play both ways.  ;D

The entry fee is $125 per player. Yes higher than your typical disc golf tournament but this includes:
- golf, range balls
- lunch
- player pack (with hat, t-shirt and other goodies)
- beverages (unlimited)!!
- more.....

As a result of our first six years, we have donated over $175,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (  Due to a special matching program at PCF, our donations have resulted in more than $350,000 in research for improved treatments and a cure for advanced prostate cancer.

It is through the generosity of corporate sponsors and players that we hope to make this year a true source of pride and success for all who are involved. Our goal for 2011 is to raise $50,000. The entire amount raised will be donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). The PCF will again dedicate this gift to support research for improved treatments and a cure for advanced prostate cancer. We are hopeful that our seventh year for this fundraising event will continue to be a tremendous success!

The mission of the Faith-Hope-Love-Win Foundation is to win the battle against advanced prostate cancer. The approach to win this battle will be achieved by leveraging the resources, including financial, emotional and intellectual, within our families, friends, neighbors and communities. For background information on the foundation, please visit the website at:

Tournaments / 2011 Ace Race in KC area?
« on: June 28, 2011, 07:56:01 AM »

Anyone thinking about TD'ing one of these in the KC area?
Sure was a blast last time......

General Banter / Innova Traveler Basket
« on: June 04, 2011, 12:09:23 PM »
If anyone is interested, PLay-it-Again Sports at 135th and 69hwy has the Innova travel basket on sale
for 1/2 off through the 12th.

Play It Again Sports
7151 W 135th St.
Overland Park, KS 66223

General Banter / Off Topic: free health screening
« on: June 03, 2011, 02:52:15 PM »
If you are a Sam's Club member here's a way to get free testing for Prostate Cancer, and other potential issues.

The release says June 11th but when I searched Missouri locations were June 4th, Kansas was June 11th.

Free, can't beat that!!

General Banter / NHL Smack.....
« on: April 28, 2011, 11:48:13 AM »
Wow Doug - down goes the 'Burgh and to a Florida team!

The Caps road to the cup just got easier.

Barter Town / Limited Edition, autographed discs
« on: April 08, 2011, 08:29:07 PM »
Never tried to cross post on the forums?

General Banter / Trash at Rosey
« on: March 15, 2011, 11:17:28 AM »
With the recent whacking of the underbrush on Rosey up top (road between 11/12 and 14) a lot of trash was undercovered.
Saturday and Sunday I pulled 7-8 grocery bags of what was mostly bottles/cans/plastic. There is more.

I also grabbed 2-3 more from the side of 18.
(Yes, I'm on IR so I have a little more free time than the rest of you during your rounds. I just walk, keep score and pick up trash)

I would like to make two suggestions:
- encourage fellow DGer's to grab a few plastic grocery bags before you go out for your round. Fill them as you play. If just a few of us did this the park would be stunning a just a few days!
- make part of the upcoming work days picking up trash. For example the side if the hill going south on Mission from I-35 could use a crew and a bunch of garbage bags.

I'll step off my stump now. I didn't post this looking for accolades, I'm just pointing out that if we don't clean up the trash, who will?

Tournaments / 2011 FLHW Tournament at Thornfield | May 14th
« on: February 08, 2011, 04:43:33 PM »
The Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout

May 14th
Thornfield Disc Golf Course
167th and Metcalf
Stillwell, KS

$40 player/$80 team
Ace Fund
Players Pack (TBD)
Lunch / Beverages
Good ol' Time!

Every year we have gotten closer and closer to selling out (54 teams), will this be the year?
Don't find out the hard way.......

Sign up coming soon......

General Banter / Square Up
« on: January 13, 2011, 01:23:36 PM »
I'm passing this along as an FYI, primarily because after using this service, I'm sold.
I thought the club and any tournament directors who might have interest.

The website:

What is it: a better, cheaper way to take payment for events, club dues etc.
The fees are cheaper than PayPal, when you swipe a card and equal to PayPal
if you type or manually enter the card information. Go check out the website.

It does require an iPhone or iPad with a data plan. The card swiper is free and the account
is free and as a matter of fact they will send extra swipers at no charge.  I currently have four.
The swiper is not tied to an account, the funds are deposited in which ever account the iPhone
or iPad application is logged into at the time.

I used this at the last poker event for at it sure was easier than hand writing credit card receipts and then later
entering into PayPal.

General Banter / Off Topic - TWG12
« on: January 06, 2011, 10:46:13 AM »
For you ball golf video gamers....

Looks like EA Sports and Augusta National finally came to terms.   ;D ;D

General Banter / OFF Topic - charity poker
« on: November 28, 2010, 08:11:33 PM »
We're hosting a Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament at Outlaw Cigar (137th and Metcalf) on December 6th at 7:00pm

Details are at

$25 entry, there will be re-buys etc.
winners get prizes not cash (iPod, Gift Certs, etc.)

Outlaw Cigar does not have a liquor license but you bring your own.
We'll have chips, snacks etc.

We usually have about 40 players.

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