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Tournaments / Ice Bowl Chili Contest- Organizer and Volunteers Needed!
« on: December 16, 2011, 05:25:16 PM »
The KCFDC is looking for a volunteer to run the food portion of the Ice Bowl on Sunday Jan 29th.

Your responsibilities would include running the chili contest: labeling crocks and pots for judges, organizing the judges/judging, making sure all entries have power (generator- if you have one great, or you know someone- the generator should be large as in industrial), and helping to put out condiments, drinks, plasticware, plates, bowls and napkins all of which is provided by the club. Additionally, anyone who can conjure up some form of sponsorship would be great, either in merchandise, of any type, or gift certificates, etc.

We are also looking for a beer sponsor if you have an in with any local or national brewers.

If interested, please contact me via this board, and I will coordinate with Rick and the club.

Thank you KCFDC community!

Winter Leagues / Re: 12/15/11 Water Works Glow
« on: December 16, 2011, 11:02:24 AM »
Nice playing in the dark! I gotta get back to WW league. That Ace Pool is ready to be hit, by me  ;D

General Banter / Re: Blue valley is a winter wonder land
« on: December 16, 2011, 10:59:52 AM »
I will say I am in as well. Assuming nothing comes up in the mean time.

I too was lost with the honey badger reference. I watched the famous honey badger video on You Tube last night and also learned a football player at LSU is nicknamed the honey badger becasue he takes what he wants and just doesn't care. I think the reference is taking what you want like a honey badger.

Great update. We are secretly and vicariously playing golf through your adventures. JEALOUS.

Tournaments / Re: 30th KCWO Think Tank
« on: December 08, 2011, 10:02:24 PM »
Let’s get this thread going again. This tournament is just around the corner.

With the 30th Wide Open fast approaching, I summarized some the relevant previous posts to possibly elicit some more feedback for the TDs/Planning Committee. My thoughts and opinions are pretty obvious as well.

Pro Side - NT event

Pro players seem to be treated well historically speaking from the posts here. From reading here, KC has traditionally had a deeper pay out on the pro side, and as one pro player said the KCWO is a great event to see friends they haven’t seen a while. If anything, from posts on the board, getting more pro players to sign up earlier would attract more players in all divisions earlier than later.

Am Side - A  and B Tier event

Wow this is where there was a lot said, so…

Players packs came up again and again. Kind of a split opinion on whether having a great players pack with name brand discs and quality schwag or a smaller players pack with a voucher to an on-site vendor.

Competition came up a few times as well as a result of the trophy only discussion. As it is now Ams playing in the A tier will play for merchandise. A positive I would guess from what I have read and heard.

Courses were pretty important for Am players as well. Traditionally, pro players have played all the premier courses for KCWO, Swope Gold, BV, or Waterworks long, etc. Course selection is key to Ams playing as well.

The option to go watch a pro final nine was encouraged.

Other concerns included the having PDGA tournament sight updated regularly and having clear lines of communication for out of town players. I’d love to see the club try to get more places to sleep for out of town Ams. Having food available between rounds or having a meal is something I have heard as well. People, like me, are also concerned about paying to be a PDGA member just to play a couple tourneys a year.  Clearly it is a personal choice, but it makes the WO cost 50 more, and for what?

Personally, I‘d like to see many more KC club members play the KCWO and represent. Vary rarely have I been carded with local players for the WO. I’d also like to see the Ams play great courses i.e. WW long, Swope Gold, Cliff, or Rosedale long. It’d be great if there could be food on the course when players have two rounds. It would make travel so much easier, especially for out of towners.
I hope this elicits some response, even of you think I am way off the mark and full of it.  :)

Swope / Re: Swope Glow-Tuesdays 6 pm
« on: November 29, 2011, 10:49:52 PM »
Thirteen out tonight. Miles and I had the pleasure of playing with Jose and Stiles. They shot -14. Not bad in the dark. Some real nice doubles play out there tonight. Uh-huh.

General Banter / Glow tonight
« on: November 18, 2011, 02:04:17 PM »
We got a group playing glow at Rose tonight tee off 6ish. Down Under is most likely. Playing for fun, not cash.

Swope / Re: Swope Glow-Tuesdays 6 pm
« on: November 16, 2011, 01:57:07 PM »
Sixteen people out for glow last night.  A great turn out at a great course. Slim and I did not play well, but had a great time!

Winter Leagues / Re: 12:30 saturday DU leagues...
« on: November 12, 2011, 01:13:59 PM »
Couldn't make it today, but gonna try my best to be there next week!

Swope / Re: Swope Glow-Tuesdays 6 pm
« on: November 01, 2011, 03:40:04 PM »
I'll be out there for this great weather again!

General Banter / FORE!
« on: October 31, 2011, 09:35:05 PM »
I went out to Rosedale after work today to practice a little and after talking to some fellow golfers, Bert, Steve Hostetler and crew, I teed off on number one. Big surprise when I see two people off on the right side near the basket. I hit someone. Crap! My first thought was where the hell did they come from. They were looking for a disc that had gone down the hill on the right. It was a couple. The guy was pissed (for good reason). I went up to them and profusely apologized  and explained I did not see them at all and wouldn't have thrown had I known they were there. They were cool about it after that. She even said it was a "frisbee course" and it happens. I explained that no it shouldn't happen.
My point? Don't know that I have one, but I have always been very aware of the dangers of a flying disc. I felt so bad for hitting someone. Of course, it was an accident. But maybe next time on the tee pad, I'll look and look again.

Swope / Re: Swope Glow-Tuesdays 6 pm
« on: October 24, 2011, 07:47:19 PM »
Should be a gorgeous evening to play dubs. Most of the pins are short and with good conditions I 'spect we'll have some low-low scores. 6:00 start.

Tournaments / Re: Player's Cup: World Disc Golf Match Play Championship
« on: October 22, 2011, 09:30:33 PM »
Hemme is awesome

What a great example of sportsmanship and a great attitude. Thanks and nice playing!

Tournaments / Re: Player's Cup: World Disc Golf Match Play Championship
« on: October 20, 2011, 09:01:22 PM »
Just a note to say 'World' match play is kind of like the World's Series. It's only Americans playing!

Good luck to Tank and Hemme regardless!

Dude, I played in this last year? I don't even remember and since I got DFL I can see why I chose to forget. I think I can do better then DFL this year. See you out there Lee. We'll baggin up the AM1 division together.

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