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General Banter / Kudos to Eric McCabe!!!
« on: November 23, 2008, 08:21:14 PM »
congrats to Eric McCabe on his win in the Players Cup this weekend!

Hopefully the 1st of many major titles.

This guy has done a ton for the game, karma comes back I'm tellin ya!

Legacy Park - Lee's Summit / Course Update - 11/20/08
« on: November 20, 2008, 09:53:11 AM »
The course has now been mowed in its entirety.

I met with some people from the city yesterday to discuss several holes that lie in a low spot and play over some pretty wet areas.  I won't say now that my new holes will be permanent, but I did change holes 13-15 to avoid the swampy areas.  We lost a lot of distance on hole 13 and a little on hole 15, but hole 14 (which was WAY too short to begin with) has been lengthened and improved to use more of the tree areas around that paticular hole.  If you've been to the course and seen the holes, I think that hole 12 in particular will be a signature hole as time goes on (reminds me a lot of Swope #1, a tunnel shot down the trees), and I tried to redesign 13-15 to give the same aesthetic.   

It sounds goofy, but the course is basically in, just minus the baskets.  Yesterday I played a couple holes "object style" and it wasn't bad at all.

Brian P

Tournaments / LSD Doubles happening in 08?
« on: October 27, 2008, 11:24:56 AM »
Anyone got any possible info?

Such a fun tournament, it'd be a shame to not have it two years in a row.

Swope / Swope League 10/7/08
« on: October 07, 2008, 08:08:46 PM »
9 players out tonight for league at Swope.  Started out cold and windy, but the clouds thinned out by the end of the night and it got really nice out there.
This will be my last night out running the league for the year.  Anyone is welcome to take the reins but darkness and my work hours are getting in the way of my league running activities.  Such is life.

Todd Henry  51
Brian Gammon  51
Drew Nietzel  55
Jason Lyon  59
Caleb Walker  60
Fred Fortson  63

Brian Palmer  56
Tom Verstraete  57
Matt Hummel  59

Swope / Swope League 9/30/08
« on: October 01, 2008, 08:02:11 AM »
great night, low 70's.  13 people out for league.   I will try to run league again next week; please make sure to be at Swope by 5:15.  I will be letting groups go out early also.

CD Steiner 49
Caleb Walker 49
Mark Stiles 53
Sean Elliott 55
Dick Parker 55
Jason Lyon 56
TJ Ring 59

Matt Hummel 56
Brian Palmer 59
Nathan Fishback 60
Jimmy Fuller 60

Suzette Nance 64
Becky Stebbins 70

General Banter / USDGC TIME!!!!!
« on: October 01, 2008, 07:51:37 AM »
i was just checking out who Arturo and Hemme were with in the 1st round.

12:00 PM Ken Climo - Jeremy Koling - Rory Self - Arturo Villarreal
11:52 AM Will Schusterick - David Feldberg - Mike Hofmann - David Hemmeline

Our local boys got into some pretty salty groups.  Between them, they're playing w/ the reigning AM Worlds Champion, the reigning USDGC Champion and the reigning World Champion!

Go Hemme and Arturo!!! (oh, and Pete Cashen! - don't want to leave him out)

Swope / 9/23/08 Swope League
« on: September 23, 2008, 10:44:45 AM »
I will be stepping in for Matt Hays and running league tonight unless anyone else wants to.

Please remember, we tee off at 5:30 now.

We will be playing a short setup tonight, just like last week so we can get everyone done before it gets dark.

I can bring some scorecards, but all that I have are thin paper ones.  Can anyone bring the heavier stock score cards?

General Banter / Congrats to Rick Rothstein - PDGA Board of Directors
« on: August 01, 2008, 04:17:52 PM »

that's quite a lot of votes you got there rick.

General Banter / 6/23 PDGA Ratings Update
« on: June 23, 2008, 07:26:18 AM »
the update has been finished a bit early.  a few tasty ratings to check out:

caleb walker - say bye bye to intermediate, his first rating is 936!  congrats caleb!

aaron johnson - almost done with INT, he went up 57 ratings points to 928!

looks like we've got some young up and comers in KC folks!

Found and Lost / lost - yellow Star Roc at P Hill
« on: May 28, 2008, 05:28:47 PM »
OK, so Leslie lost her yellow Star Roc out at P Hill.  She threw it right into the woods on hole #10.  We looked for quite a while and never found it, what we did find though was seed ticks and lots of em.

so if you're ever out hunting for leslie's disc (hem, hem, dan coffman) make sure to wear your deet.

General Banter / Legacy Park - Lee's Summit - Update 4/24/08
« on: April 24, 2008, 08:57:17 AM »
Got this e-mail this morning:

Good morning.

Several of you have inquired as to the progress of the disc golf course at Legacy Park.  Last night (Wed.), the Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Board approved an additional $22,000 in funding to complete both the outdoor amphitheatre project and the disc golf course.  As many of you know, tee pads for the course have already been constructed.  We have been holding off on the purchase of baskets and site furnishings until we had a better handle on the progress and expenses associated with two projects being constructed simultaneously.  The additional funding will ensure that both projects will be completed in this fiscal year (June 30).  At this time, we still cannot give everyone a firm date as to when the course will be open for play however we will do our best open as soon as it is feasible.

Also, as another positive note to the project, Aquila, as part of their "Power of Trees" program, has agreed to donate and install 50 trees to the park, 35 of which will be located on the disc golf course.  We expect this project to begin in early May.  We have estimated the value of this donation to the park to be approximately $10,000.

We look forward to completing the project and having the first disc golf course in Lee's Summit.  Let me know if you have any further questions.

Steve Casey, RLA, ASLA

Assistant Superintendent of Park Planning and Development

Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation

General Banter / Bowling Green Recap
« on: March 31, 2008, 10:04:59 AM »
Loved the courses, they were a lot of fun.

Pretty short and technical with some boomers thrown in every once in a while.

I would also like to take this opportunity to send congrats to my wife Leslie, who is the new 2008 Bowling Green Am Rec Women's Champion!  Her first A Tier and she took it home!  She made me so proud. 

brian p

Found and Lost / Lost: Champion Firebird at Swope
« on: March 23, 2008, 09:20:23 AM »
very bummed to have lost this, my favorite fire chicken.

a nice microbrew for anyone that finds it at swope.  lost it in the ditch on #10.

it's red and has my pdga # (31295) on it along with my name and number.

General Banter / some nice weather coming this weekend!
« on: January 04, 2008, 09:46:27 AM »
who is getting out to play and enjoy the warm weather?

some of us are hitting shawnee mission park this sunday around noon, come on out!

Pleasant Hill / Pleasant Hill Glow 11/14/07
« on: November 15, 2007, 07:41:23 AM »
Four people out last night.

Pretty darn cold in the mid to high 40's with a NW wind, which is quite different from the normal winds out there.

Brian/Tony -3 $10
Dan/Narin -2

Let's have more out next week!

Brian P

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