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Cliff Drive / LAST WEEK OF PDGA LEAGUE-NE on MONDAY Sept 8th, 2014 @ Cliff
« on: September 04, 2014, 11:07:36 AM »
In preparation of the Tree Love Classic ( ) we will be hosting the LAST PDGA league of the season on the Cliff Drive course.

The reason we are doing this is to ensure that the ratings are calculated in time for the USDGC format.  The last date for submission is 9/9/14, so I am catering to the will of the few in respect to this (you are welcome TD Dick Parker of the Wide Open) as it is important that the players have the correct and most recent rating.  Unfortunately due to the accident, and the time donated to run the Wide Open Dick has been scrambling to make the rounds needed to ensure a recent rating is provided for him.

So after this upcoming week we will go with the following format to finish off the year:
9/15-Random Doubles Best SHOT
9/22-Bag Tag round-players will be grouped by BAG TAGS (Lowest # paired with Highest # on the card, play it through) and then evenly distributed after the round.  If you don't have a KCFDC Bag Tag, will look at what other tag you may have to place you in a card.
9/29-BYOP-Bring Your Own Partner (preferred) or Random Doubles Alternate shot-we will alternate drives on the partners.  Still division based.

All of these formats will be utilizing the "new holes" and will be playing to the Hanger on #8.  We will also be skipping holes #7, and playing from #17 to practice #18 basket.

This should cut down on daylight concerns as well on the Alternate shot should be FASTER PLAYED.

Tournaments / Re: Tree Love Classic-PDGA C-Tier-Cliff Drive Sat Sept 13
« on: September 04, 2014, 10:51:37 AM »
I imagine that it will be mowed on Monday, that is typically the mowing date.  The rain this past month isn't customary, so the schedule probably was slated to be every third week this time of year, then bumping back onto the 14 day cycle.

It will be mowed prior to the event though rest assured.  P&R is aware of the event, and may have moved the mowing back a week to ensure that the grass was better for the event than it was for the casual rounds.

Tournaments / Re: 2015 PDGA Pro and Am/Jr. Invitation Criteria
« on: September 02, 2014, 11:12:01 AM »
but ratings are dropping fast this year as well, so how to balance that with the abnormal drop in ratings?

I see what you are trying to do, but it ultimately (especially in the Am side) isn't always about competition, Worlds is an endurance test.  The Am Worlds is more of a place to engage at the MA1 to determine if you want to go pro, and at the MM! and MG1, most cases (MOST I SAID MOST) cases the individual has determined that they either want to play as am for personal reasons, or want to remain Am to win the worlds....I personally continue to play Am because I suck from time to time, and don't have the time to give to call myself a pro.

So I understand the notion of your comment, but ratings based is still very subjective in my mind, depending on where you get your ratings from.  In my opinion it should be based more solely on finishing at A-Tier, Majors, etc.....We give more points at those events, so weight them more heavily in placement of where you finished, if you finished in top half of your field in that you qualified for (like my Japan Open would be thrown out, because I played Pro) you get "worlds" points, then combine those with players points to make a better plan.

Yeah I wanna throw more convoluted math equations that we don't know the secrets to for the sport! 8) ;D

Tournaments / Re: Old Settlers Open - August 30th, PDGA B Tier
« on: September 02, 2014, 11:02:28 AM »

No they were screaming Al-Co-Hol, c'mon man....

Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 27, 2014, 03:03:43 PM »
slammed at work, results are in on the PDGA site.

No league next week on the 1st of September, we will be playing TLC layout on the 8th. 

Ace fund $542

Found and Lost / Re: *HELP* Lost CE leopard!!!!!!
« on: August 26, 2014, 04:24:45 PM »

Didn't realize that, I was going to say wanna see me pull out a CE Leopard.....

Barter Town / Re: Looking for Ching JUJUs
« on: August 26, 2014, 04:22:38 PM »
didn't the JuJu's have the thumb plates in them?  I have a couple I believe driver?

Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 26, 2014, 10:56:14 AM »
Doh.  I didn't get home until about 10, and went straight to bed.  I will update tomorrow then.  So you played skipping #7, did you play from the road after 10 then, and skip #14 and combine #17 & #18 as well then, to the hangar as well?

Just trying to figure out par, in that case, long #13 would be the only 4, and par would be 55.

Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 26, 2014, 08:51:45 AM »
I need to get scores and the "layout" you played so I can upload the information when you get a chance Ryan.



Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 25, 2014, 02:38:42 PM »

Thanks!  Ryan already grabbed the attention, and he knows how to get my box of stuff from my house, so I allowed him to do so.  I do appreciate it for certain though!

Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 25, 2014, 10:16:56 AM »
Dick forgot that he had a draft tonight, and I didn't...but it still means we need someone to run league tonight.  Can anyone volunteer for this wonderful night of league?

Cliff Drive / Re: 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 25, 2014, 08:49:10 AM »
Silly Drew-Hard at work making things better out there for us all.....he moved the baskets to the Tree Love Classic placement for round 1.  With that in mind the following is probably the set up for the league tonight.  I will not be in attendance, but Dick Parker has volunteered to run league tonight for me (Thanks Dick!).  So here is where the pins are at:
14-long (I think across the street?)
17-island (May be short)
18-long uphillshort

If I were running league, I would do as we did last week, which is play #1 to the practice basket, then play the 2 in the woods, then skip #7 out of the woods, and play from #17 pad to #18 basket.

That should curtail some daylight.  You can of course play the hangar, and the short pin on #11 to go a little shorter out there, but ultimately it is the group decision or of course the TD!


Please try to be ready to go by 5:45 so that we can be done with everyone by darkfall.  Reminder, next week is the holiday and there will be NO League at the NE courses, please enjoy time with family and friends, if you need that competitive fix, head out to OooooooooLAYTHA!

Tournaments / Re: Tree Love Classic-PDGA C-Tier-Cliff Drive Sat Sept 13
« on: August 20, 2014, 01:51:15 PM »
PROBABLE PROBABLE pin locations for the TLC IV
Round 1
4-Red-Short Right
6-White-Long Tunnel
7-Blue-Long up on hill
14-Blue-Across the Road
15-White-Long by #16 pad
18-Red-By the road

Round 2
1-Red-Short around corner
6-White-Long Tunnel
7-White-Middle up on hill
15-Red-Under the tree
16-White-Long by Water fountain
17-Red-Short (Provided it is fixed/replaced)
18-Blue-Long Practice basket

These are what we are looking at based on last year's format.  The 2 meter rule IS IN EFFECT.  This event will CAP at 72.  Do NOT MISS IT.

Cliff Drive / 8-25-14 NE League-How will the course be set up?
« on: August 20, 2014, 09:17:31 AM »
1-Practice Basket
2-1st new hole in the woods
3-2nd new hole in the woods
4-#2-Long (will move it)
7-#5-Long (will move it)
8-#6 right tunnel
9-#8 Hangar
10-#9 only
11-#10 Middle
13-#12 Only
15-#14 Long
16-#15 short
17-#16 Long
18-From 17 pad to Blue Practice Basket on long #18

This is a longer format, we will want to get going no later than 5:45 to really get done in time.  I hope to be out there by 5:40 so we will be cutting it close, but I know you can make it and you will want to have fun with this layout.  The Ace fund is sitting at $535, some good chances out there to enjoy for certain.

Cliff Drive / Re: Pin Placements
« on: August 20, 2014, 09:05:45 AM »
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