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Messages - Peter Bures

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Found and Lost / Anyone fishing in PC Lake soon...?
« on: June 12, 2012, 10:44:17 PM »
Lost a Blue First Run Sidewinder in there. Rewards to anyone that braves the murky water!

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Tournaments / Re: East vs West Team Championship
« on: June 08, 2012, 05:14:03 PM »
I'm exited now that we've got captains.

How are the 'tryouts' or whatever going to work again?

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Shawnee Mission / 6/5/2012
« on: June 07, 2012, 03:06:10 PM »
Recovery week after the Wide Open, we had 11 guys out, most of which populating the Advanced Division for the first time!


Open
Mark Lienemann - 51
Brad Merys - 52
Peter Bures - 54
Connor Mitts - 58

Advanced
Perry Martin - 55
Dan Leweke - 57
Brad Lenheim - 57
Kelly Markum - 57
Bill Hecht - 58
Jeff O - 60
Eddie Colbert - 61

With 8 people in, the Ace Fund climbs to $461. Now that I have a key to move baskets, the course should get moved around on a somewhat regular basis.

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General Banter / Re: Disc Golf vs Ultimate
« on: June 04, 2012, 10:28:58 PM »
I played Ultimate competitively for a couple of years when I was new at disc golf, still play in Kansas City's Spring/Summer/Fall leagues. I'm not as serious as I used to be, but a lot of best friends are still Ultimate players so that way I get to hang out with them and drink beer.

I saw this video last week and was very happy to see Brodie put out a video with Avery, showcasing the golf side of the disc community. He puts out a lot of videos and gets a lot of publicity for the sport, so I'm glad to see him do this. He's even had a few plays put on Sportscenter's Top 10 Plays. With Ultimate gaining a lot of swing the last few years among High School/College kids, Disc Golf has been on a similar rise but hasn't gotten as much attention, at least it seems that way to me. The USA Ultimate College Nationals have been televised (recording) by CBS the last couple of years, even.


I still love Ultimate, but it got to the point where I had to choose which one I wanted to compete and grow in. I wish I could play both on a competitive level but there is just so much commitment required for either one; doing both just wasn't realistic.

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General Banter / Re: HELL YES...
« on: June 04, 2012, 04:20:34 PM »
As much as I hated the OB at Swope, I can't thank Timko enough for all the work he did. Guy had a busy week getting that course ready to go and it was amazing.

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Tournaments / Re: 30th Kansas City Wide Open
« on: June 01, 2012, 02:42:25 AM »
Can't sleep. Too excited.

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Found and Lost / LOST Yellow Star Sidewinder at Young
« on: May 28, 2012, 10:44:20 PM »
Just carried left into the lake on Hole 7. I saw it really close to the edge of the water, but after failures to retrieve it with a stick, the water was too murky to see it anymore.

Was curious if anyone was planning on fishing the lake before the WO? Or hoping someone will see it right by the edge.

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Water Works / Re: 05/24/12 Water Works Mini
« on: May 26, 2012, 11:54:48 AM »
All you had to do was not DNF and you cashed!

Almost....

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Tournaments / Re: Bluebird Series State Championships - 2012
« on: May 25, 2012, 10:52:17 PM »
I'd love to play this weekend but my little sister's graduation party is tomorrow.

Hopefully I'll be able to make one of the other dates. I had fun with this last year.

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Tournaments / Re: 30th Kansas City Wide Open
« on: May 25, 2012, 12:27:24 AM »
Tee times aren't finalized yet, as registration is still open for the event. Tee times will be available in due time.

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Tournaments / Re: 30th Kansas City Wide Open
« on: May 23, 2012, 12:29:00 AM »
I really hope Swope Gold is set for next week, I'd love to get to practice it at some point.

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Shawnee Mission / 5/22/2012 Mini
« on: May 22, 2012, 09:37:53 PM »
7 Players, 1 separated shoulder, and 18 holes. Who would come out on top this week at Shawnee Mission Park!?


Open
Steve Timmesch 52
Ian Stone 55
Peter Bures 58
Kelly Markum 59
Anthony Brunsberg 60
Brad Lenheim 61
Jeff O 63

Jeff won the CTP and took home an Elite-X Avenger. With 7 more guys in, the Ace Fund is up to $446.

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Tournaments / Re: 30th Kansas City Wide Open
« on: May 20, 2012, 10:33:33 PM »
I was talking to someone about this the other day, who noted that the GBO has more people play (usually) than the KCWO, but I feel like the KCWO is the NT Event and has more prestige.


Not sure why, this is my first year playing either event so I'm not sure.

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General Banter / Re: Vibram Open - Disc Sale
« on: May 20, 2012, 10:31:30 PM »
Someone has to represent that group of Chuckleheads that is the KCFDC....might as well be Cooper.

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Rosedale / Re: Course currently set for KCWO?
« on: May 19, 2012, 12:46:47 AM »
Another question to Timko and other guys in the know....

Arturo and I were discussing at league this Wednesday, whether or not there would be lined OB on holes with mowed fairways. For example you can look at Hole 1 that has the fairway mowed short, with a huge landing area before the trees.

With that much grass mowed, throwing out of the fairway would be a pretty bad throw, and possibly deserving a penalty stroke. Other holes that stuck out as potential OB-lined holes were #6, #7, and others.

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