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Cliff Drive / Re: Tee Pad Progress May 2009
« on: June 18, 2009, 10:06:12 am »
it was addressed to me and to the personell in his department.  I would imagine that they will work on it this week and next.  He was very surprised to learn that the Purchase Order had been cancelled, and that was the hold up.

He acted quickly and swiftly to move forward with the green light after he found the issue (tuesday) and sent the note out last night.

On another note all you concrete reading internet types......I have a couple of issues that I am hopeful you may be able to help.

1) Staining the concrete.  They would like to have the pads stained to match the color scheme of the natural stone throughout the park.  What have you done, and what works and doesn't work in your experience?  Looking for actual hands on experience here if possible.

2) Benches form needed.  I was thinking of building more like a "rock wall" (think Water Works walls) at each hole as a bench instead of the benches that we have been using.  Utilizing the rocks within the area for the most part, but then getting some type of similar rock that is already cut to be level at the top.  Anyone done anything like that?  I think that it might look more in line with the course aesthetics.


The tee signs will be positioned on large boulders from the park that will be behind the pads, and then slightly at an angle.  I have not heard about anyone donating trash cans yet, but we will need to work on that, as well as something to secure them appropriately.

Also Drew went out yesterday and started to clean up around the the reservoir.  This is GREAT.  I only ask that we work on #11 long and #16.  If we tackle the reservoir and start to expose the wrought iron, trust me the entire community is going to love us even more.  If we get all the exterior side of it, then I will work with the P&R at attacking the interior of the fence.

Cliff Drive is coming along nicely.  Please help out by spreading the word if you like the course, and letting me know if there is something you don't like (besides the open holes being to open.....)

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Shawnee Mission / Re: Tee Pads coming
« on: June 18, 2009, 09:55:37 am »
NOt sure what the above post was referrencing, but they are hoping to have the pads installed next week.  Every time to date that they have been attempting to complete this it has rained on them.  Alternate pin settings should also be going in about this same time.

Watch for more developments as "deer finds a pad, or Bucks for shots starts here" to happen soon......(think rocky and bullwinkle folks.....)

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Club Archives / Re: Does everyone play on Saturday?
« on: June 18, 2009, 09:43:20 am »
everyone does not play on saturday.  Everyone does not play on Saturday as it is the semi-final round and final round, only about the top tier in each group.

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Cliff Drive / Re: Tee Pad Progress May 2009
« on: June 18, 2009, 09:29:59 am »
So why not beat a dead horse a little.....

Got this note this morning from the P&R.

jack,

Requisition for concrete is in the process of being secured. We did have a PO for concrete going back to last March as I had recollected, but the city cancelled the PO at the end the fiscal year April 30.

In any event, we have concrete. Start pouring!

Have you checked into getting a brown or beige stain that could be sprayed on the concrete after they are poured to make them look more natural? This would be good to get done if possible.



Michael R. Herron, CPRP
Manager, Natural Resources Management Division
Kansas City, Missouri


This explains now a little more why the pads were not done for the Mighty Mo, and the P&R were uncertain as to why.  Some times you have to wait for the sun to come up before you can see clearly now.

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Swope / Re: Swope League - 6/16/09
« on: June 17, 2009, 01:02:29 pm »
I thought that it was the STANDING TALL that would hurt you..... ;D

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Swope / Re: Swope League - 6/16/09
« on: June 17, 2009, 12:33:20 pm »
just stand tall and pay attention next time.....there was more than one person in your group.....you all shoulda paid for some attention, but then we'd have to raise league fees to $20

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I left my CE Valk's with someone elses name down there, I think I left about 6 of them.... ;D

Good use of the discs Rick, thanks again for all that you do for our sport in town.  We are spoiled to have you here and as a resource for disc golf, I think many people don't eralize how lucky we got it.

You make KC Golf better, like it or not, its true.

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost at Cliff Hole #6 (6-16-09)
« on: June 17, 2009, 12:26:01 pm »
its probably across the road, you know thats not anywhere near the basket in its current location don't ya? ;D


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Found and Lost / Re: Found- Yellow Avenger: McLaughlin
« on: June 17, 2009, 12:25:05 pm »
Green?  I think that is the only thing Demian found at league on Monday when he spent about 20 minutes looking for a couple of discs....he thought his first one went in (it didn't) so his provisional he had the brains of a horse, and thought he'd throw a forehand over the reservoir to the green (its only about 450' away, no run up, no problem right?) anywho, he went to look for his lost discs, and then came out with one, but I don't remember it may have been white.

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I'll Take APX's that people do not want!

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Cliff Drive / League 6-15-09
« on: June 15, 2009, 10:52:51 pm »
Weird night with the weather, but it was all good in my book....of course I am biased.  The course looked great, a little dark with the weather, but we made it through.

OPEN
Jack-51
Arturo-54
Bobby-60
Keizer-62
Drew-63
Demian-63
Brad B.-65

MASTERS-TAKING OVER THE WORLD!
Klunell-62
Morales-63
Rothstein-64
Neenan-68
Chapman-70
Spady-86

Becky-83
Pete-DNF(Sorry pete)

I came close to hitting #5....but alas we move on again to play for the ace fund another week......how may more before concrete is what we throw from.....stay tuned next week for more information, or better yet, show up and play!

Till Monday.  Work on your course!  Help out everywhere!



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Tournaments / Re: Solstice Doubles on for this year?
« on: June 15, 2009, 04:39:22 pm »
Well, I just went down to Tower Tavern to register. They looked at me like I was smokin Crack, and told me they did not know anything about it. I'd stick to Disc Golf World for registering.

                                      Critter :P

Yeah it was the disc golf that made them think that about you.......

Is that what you called for saturday?  I was dead tired from the work day.

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some one a few yearsa ago gave us a bunch from down by the P&R shop, for gratis, we made a tee-sign for the copmany, they were a clothing company I think......Free is better than $100, but if that's what it takes......

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those arguments would be moot.

We all know the answer, its just that some people don't live here..... ;D

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Rosedale / Re: Rosedale Work Day June 20th
« on: June 15, 2009, 01:17:46 pm »
Coolio.  I will see if I can get out there some time maybe before the Solstice....but I am not sure about that right now with Family obligations.....

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