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General Banter / Re: Disc Golf Article at UMKC
« on: September 04, 2008, 12:23:22 PM »
Man, I did not see the A on the end of the name, what a catch there Chappy....pays off to do the ratings and know the last names as well..... ;D

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General Banter / Re: Disc Golf Article at UMKC
« on: September 04, 2008, 09:24:29 AM »
I believe that Lexi, is the one who has been attending league this year with his friend Matt, 2 great guys that have some good energy!  THey just finished school, and found disc golf!!

4563
General Banter / Re: -Non Disc Golf Content--Weekly Pick'em for Football
« on: September 04, 2008, 09:22:33 AM »
THey play football in college? I thought that it was just minor league.

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Tournaments / Re: City of Fountains-PDGA C-Tier 9/21/08
« on: September 03, 2008, 10:30:58 AM »
It will be slightly modified......i will leave it at that.

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General Banter / -Non Disc Golf Content--Weekly Pick'em for Football
« on: September 03, 2008, 09:04:31 AM »
$102.00 in total....$6 per week...$5 goes to the weekly prize, and $1 goes
to the overall prize.

I would prefer to get the entire season paid up front, as it makes my life
easier.

Chap


----- Original Message -----
From: "psilva" <kahas@comcast.net>
To: "John Chapman" <chappyfade@kc.rr.com>; "jack lowe" <jlowekc@att.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: Folks! Season is about to start!


> So if I remember, it's $5 per week?  pay weekly or entire season?
>
> ps
>
> John Chapman wrote:
>> Mike Blossom and Jack Lowe are handling getting new players in the pool
>> this year, and I will be handling the financial side, but you can contact
>> any of the 3 of us, and we'll get you set up.  I'll give everybody a
>> couple of weeks to get their fees paid.  If you haven't paid yet, and you
>> win one of the first weeks, I'll apply the winnings to your balance.
>>
>>
>> Send PayPal payments to:
>>
>> wassamattau@kc.rr.com
>>
>> Please make sure you pay directly through PayPal, and not through a
>> credit card, as there is about a 4-5% charge for those transactions, and
>> I don't want to cover those fees myself.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> John Chapman (chappyfade@kc.rr.com)
>>

 

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Tournaments / City of Fountains-PDGA C-Tier 9/21/08
« on: September 03, 2008, 08:36:58 AM »
When-
Sunday September 21st
 Registration 8:15-9:15 @ Cliff Drive
 Players meeting 9:30
 Tee Off 10:00
Where-
Cliff Drive Round 1
Blue Valley Round 2

Who should be there-
You

What does it cost-
Entries will be as follows: (Ace fund will be optional $3 at day of event)

Entry Fees:

Open - $50
All other Pro divisions(Masters, Women, etc...) - $40
Advanced divisions - $30
Intermediate - $20
Recreational - $20
Novice - $20

$3 Ace Fund optional day of event

(If you're not a current PDGA member, add the $10 single event fee to your registration.  If you plan on registering for the PDGA, or renewing, please arrive early!!)

If you should have any other questions, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me directly.

Thanks,

Jack



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Club Archives / Re: Course Preparedness
« on: August 28, 2008, 05:07:56 PM »
Thanks Jay.  I'll take pork rinds with my bacon and chocolate milk.....can I have that delivered? ;D

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Club Archives / Re: Course Preparedness
« on: August 27, 2008, 02:12:42 PM »
/quote: Install framed wood chip boxes in front of every tee.
>>Consider making the wood chip boxes wider than the front of the tee, not just an extension of it.

Sounds ok, but extremely expensive.

/quote: Tees - several at Rosedale need to be resurfaced (i.e. hole 1).
>>We should consider allowing tee-offs from beside any tees that are still very smooth if we have wet teepads during play.
ABSOLUTLEY NOT.  The pad is there for a reason, we are not changing the rules of the game.  All of the tee pads at Rosedale were redone within the last 5 years, why would they need to be redone?

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Cliff Drive / Adopt a hole-looking for you to help
« on: August 27, 2008, 01:39:07 PM »
I am looking for people to adopt a hole or 2.  You would be helpful in getting things ready to put pads in, and making it more accesible for mowers to keep clean.  We are starting to make great strides there, pads are going in soon (I want them sooner than you trust me).

Looking for people to help with the following holes/fairways.
#1-clean the area from the new teeing area to the old teeing area.  Then starting to work on the alternate pin settings which ties into
#2, clean out area to walk to pad from new pin areas, and down along hillside to make more manageable and possibly mow worthy down to fairway existing.  Would like to clear out all honeysuckle up to road.
#3, clean up the cliff side all the way to the top..
#4 keep it cleaned up, start heading NW from lower fairway to clean up for errant shots, possible LONG placement in woods to North of existing long placement.
#5 grow grass, and clean up top area.  WOuld like to have another pin on the North end where (those of you remember the troubled bridge) we used to tee from.
#6 Maintenance, hillside to the West clean it up and make accessible to mowers.
#7 Clean the hillside from the existing pin, clean out deeper to create a longer shot, keep the cliffs clear, and able to use.
#8 clean up the area off the pad to the "stage"
#9 clean up the area that Brandt did that no one has touched since.  Work on a longer setting in the woods about 50' away from the existing pin, but very technical.

That would get us started.  Looking for about 20  people, figure it takes 2 people per hole and I will help where I can.

Let me know what hole is yours!!

Thanks,

Jack

4570
Do not drink too much as City of Fountains is the next day.  Rick, I think that Chappy and I are in, so we will gladly support DGW, do you ahve shirts our team can wear, or shall we go as Team Bells?

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General Banter / Re: Disc Golf Spot on CNN
« on: August 26, 2008, 06:07:02 PM »
no probs on vista.....go jim go

4572
Cliff Drive / League Results 8/25
« on: August 26, 2008, 12:38:51 PM »
Well, we had 9 show up tonight that enjoyed some good golf.  The course was still looking good from the LDO, and the scores didn't.......

Only my card with Rick and Dick did not manage to have someone in the hunt as there was a 3 way tie for 1st....then cam Arturo back with his bag, and cash in hand, as the others tried to take the playoff without their bags.....after a battle in futility they finally succumbed and agreed to split the remainder......

Arturo-57
Andrew Jewett-57
Brian Gammon-57
Pete Cashen-59
Dick Parker-59
Rick Rothstein-62
Jack Lowe-62
Mark Morales-64 (ANd not late.....)
Steve Hostetler-73

I'll be out there on Monday, would like to start a little early this next week.......so lets shoot for 5:30 if we can with the holiday, if no one plans on attending, start letting me know, I can find other things to do!!

:p

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Club Archives / Art work? Who wants to do the courses?
« on: August 25, 2008, 10:55:04 AM »
I need to have maps created that are similar for all the courses.  Who wants to create this type of art work?  I would need to have examples, and would want all the courses to be available:
Swope
Rosedale-Top and Bottom
Olathe
Water Works
WyCo
Cliff Drive
Blue Valley
Shawnee Mission Park
Pleasant Hill
Possibly:
Lees Summit
Lake Lenexa (2x)
Swope North
Penn Valley Park

Start by letting me know you are interested.

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Beginners / Re: disc advise
« on: August 25, 2008, 10:51:25 AM »
The best advice I could give a beginner is to stop reading what these guys are writing then get out and practice!!!

2-3 weeks of practice and you'll be whipping up on further.
.....wow, I would've thought that after a few days one would achieve that status!

BTW, I love APX, XL, and Valk's, another great mid range that doesn't get the love it deserves is the Aurora MS (QMS, SMS models will work).  I first started throwing those about 10 years ago now, and they don't leave my bag.  When I travel (not to play disc golf but always carry discs cuz you never know) I tend to take the following, CE Valkyrie, QMS, APX or Classic Roc.  I can play any course with these discs and play them well..... 

They don't make the first discs that I played with but after you find a disc that you play well with, buy many of them so you can replace them as they get stuck in trees, lost int he road, hit a tree and crack.....

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Cliff Drive / Re: League 8/18 (Chappy & Rick's Bday!!)
« on: August 22, 2008, 03:24:29 PM »
HOw is that wrong.  I used 1200 main for KCMO, and 7th and Minneosota for KCK, Cliff Drive is at Lexington and Wabash, and Rosedale is at 4300 Mission Road......the math speaks for itself.  I am correct!

And I am outta here (Best Dennis Miller impersonation that I can do!)

See you all tomorrow!

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