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General Banter / Re: Workdays for the Wide Open
« on: June 05, 2015, 03:32:50 pm »
Calling all volunteers! Water Works needs your help!

I am focusing on Sunday next weekend (the 14th) for the big push from 10-1. Having said that if anyone has time during the week, I am free. I am really looking for a pickup to load up with mulch from the lower parking lot and get it out where needed.

Other work will be cleaning up the broken areas of the the walls and painting the OB lines, doing what erosion control we can with downed limbs, improving the "stair" from 5 to 6 (the rain took its toll), and any other areas that you see fit to clean up/improve. As always we will pull trash too!

I will paint the 10 meter circles the week of the event (hopefully right after a dry spell and a fresh mow).

Thanks in advance!

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Water Works / WW Work Days
« on: June 05, 2015, 03:32:32 pm »
Calling all volunteers! Water Works needs your help!

I am focusing on Sunday next weekend (the 14th) for the big push from 10-1. Having said that if anyone has time during the week, I am free. I am really looking for a pickup to load up with mulch from the lower parking lot and get it out where needed.

Other work will be cleaning up the broken areas of the the walls and painting the OB lines, doing what erosion control we can with downed limbs, improving the "stair" from 5 to 6 (the rain took its toll), and any other areas that you see fit to clean up/improve. As always we will pull trash too!

I will paint the 10 meter circles the week of the event (hopefully right after a dry spell and a fresh mow).

Thanks in advance!


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General Banter / Re: KCWO Intermediate Divison
« on: June 04, 2015, 09:52:45 pm »
Bagger! That's a compliment :) :D

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General Banter / Re: Recommend a driver, win no prizes!
« on: May 31, 2015, 08:32:18 am »
My best advice is this:

  • There is no "Right" way to throw or "Right" disc to throw.  There is only the way/disc that works for you.  So take all advice with a gain of salt (mine included).
  • I never stop learning about how to do it better.  Personally I don't believe in "getting it" only getting better.
  • Most Important: Don't make radical changes!  Just tweak what you are comfortable with now.  Got a little heavier, Go a bit longer, Go a touch more overstable.

On the final point, if you are throwing 150's, take the same discs and step up to 160's.  Or If you are throwing a blizzard Leopard, try a blizzard TeeBird or a Blizzard Valkyrie or even a Blizzard Beast.  Or just step up to a 160 -165g Leopard.  In the end I think you are on the right path.

And don't listen to Bossy people. Haha

Great advice here. I can add to this that yes Beasts, Valks, Leopards are great. I throw a Valk or Beast 80% of the time and I have played for more than ten years. Being tall you probably have more arm speed than spin(wrist). My wife and I are tall like you and that's what works for us. Also, if you are a natural athlete, just go with what feels good. I threw an air bounce for years as it felt good. You will develop other styles if you stick with it.

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Dick is planning on putting the WO funds to use in a way that benefits all players AND volunteers. A players party is great but only 20% of players come out (and it's expensive). Players usually want to get some rest before the last day of competition. Dick is being innovative here and we will see what the players and volunteers think after the fact. There'll be plenty of time for Monday morning quarter backs later.   :)

Sign up or volunteer! Please.

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Water Works / Re: Course Issues
« on: May 19, 2015, 04:53:32 am »
I'll be back the first of June and plan to start some work, coordinating with Dick, Mark, Kujo, and others. WW is our premier executive course for the WO, so it will get the love it needs soon.

Thanks for the heads up and attention to detail out there. If anyone heads out the clear up downed limbs in the meantime, please try to position them for erosion control as opposed to just throwing them haphazardly down a hill or in the woods. That would be GREAT! (read like you are Tony the tiger).

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Shawnee Mission / Re: 5.4.15 SMP league
« on: May 10, 2015, 08:57:26 pm »
So just a heads up to the Advanced Old Guys; you can play Open Masters for cash. The pay out is not 50%, only 33%, but it is cash. Thanks to MK for doing a great job bringing some energy back to SMP.

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General Banter / Re: East Side TEAM page
« on: May 07, 2015, 11:06:57 am »
Yeah please don't cut down the paw paws :) Sometimes they provide a snack on the course.

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Water Works / Re: 4/30 Water Works League
« on: May 02, 2015, 08:07:55 pm »
31 folks out for WW league.
Greg is back next week. (Thank goodness). He will have KC Kash for all the AM winners last week.

Scores:

Open:
D. Loomis 45 $16
Shannon Carson 47 $11
Justin Atwater Taylor 59 $9
CD Steiner 50 $7
Zeke Henry 53 $4
Frank Weaver 53 $4
Jared Finley
Chris Newberg 55
Scott Melrose 55
Larry Balmer 55
Ryan Cecil 57
Shane Caylor 57
Aaron Dixon 57
Derrick Holt 58
Eric Kolkmeier 62
Brandon Garrison 65

Masters
Jamie Danger 52 $8
Ted Keith 58 $4
Bob Zimmerer 58 $4
Scott Thompson 68
Travis Trober DNF

Am1
John Davis 55 $10
KJ Seibert 59 $6
James Thompson 59 $6
Josh Larson 62
Josh Oothoudt 62
Landers 68

Am2
Steve Carnegie 64 $6
Brian Skalla 65 $5
Eric Owen 70

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Water Works / 4/30 Water Works League
« on: April 29, 2015, 10:49:43 pm »
Yours truly and Mike Fenton are running WW this week. Utz is out of town.  I'll do my best my to be there by 5:20.

This is the last week of rolling start. So if you want to get a card together and get out, sign up early and let us know.



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With 51 players out at WW and only the third week, we all thank you Greg Utz. Running league well is some work. I couldn't believe Kujo was going to pull trash after league but hell ya, he  did. Thank you! He is correct!

Its guys like these that make Kansas City and her beautiful courses awesome for all of us. ?


On a side note, I love how English makes cities, rivers, and countries feminine. She's a real beaut. 

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General Banter / Re: Lights in rim?
« on: April 18, 2015, 11:13:40 pm »
Yeah, I have done it too. It's sure is fun to geek out with LED lights  ;) I think our current best weight to light solution is what we have got. I suggest only buying green or red LEDs as they disrupt your night vision less and last a long time. The green ones seem to last longer. Just an observation.

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General Banter / Work Days in the next two weeks
« on: April 14, 2015, 11:45:25 am »
Are there any workdays planned in the next two weeks? I ask because the KC Star is doing an article on disc golf and is very interested in coming out to see what we do both in terms of leagues and workdays.

This is a great opportunity to shine!

I am thinking Patrick Smith, Doug Kheeler, Jack , Drew anyone have anything planned?

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Swope / Re: Swope League 2015
« on: April 08, 2015, 05:30:28 pm »
Yeah, I noticed the same thing Utz. No typos. Lots of folks who don't want to play up yet. I get it. They are more comfortable there. Come on out next week for another run at the aces. OR you could play for birdies like Shannon, smart, and take home the cash.

And thanks to Van for posting scores and running league.

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Swope / Re: Swope League 2015
« on: April 07, 2015, 09:19:18 pm »
Zeke Henry went in and out twice. Both hit the bottom of the basket. Rhino both times. I had one hit the nipples and bounce off the basket.

Shannon Carson played for two's and shot a smokin hot 42.

Thanks to all. It was a blast!

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