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Wha?  That's funny. Thanks for pointing that out.

If you haven't been out to play this course, you should. It's amazing.

I've played 144 courses in 17 states.  It is in my personal top 5 favorite courses.


Longview Open presented by Innova Champion Discs

One day event with 2 rounds of 18 holes.  Divisions are split between Saturday April 9, 2016 and Sunday April 10, 2016

Divisions and Entry Fee

Saturday, April 9

All Advanced - $37
All Recreational - $26
Junior 2 Boys & Girls - $26

Sunday, April 10

Open - $54
Pro Women / Masters / Grandmasters - $49
All Intermediate - $33
All Novice - $26
Junior 1 Boys & Girls - $26

Registration can be found here:  (Make sure you register on the correct day).

Check in is at Hog Holler Saloon, the restaurant / bar directly across the street from the disc golf course.  Lunch will be made available for purchasing.  Instead of pre-selling the lunch tickets, you can buy them directly from HHS.


Innova Champion Discs
Maverick Disc Golf
Hog Holler Saloon
Dawn to Dusk Disc Golf Club (Topeka, KS)

This tournament is an Educational Disc Golf Experience Tournament Sponsor.  $1 of all entry fees + 100% match from Maverick Disc Golf will be donated to the EDGE Program.


Player pack will be one each of:

Event Exclusive Premium Golf Disc (in the past, these have been the newest discs Innova has been releasing such as Lepoard3, Commander, etc.  I do not know what it will be).

Innova Core Performance Tee
Adjustable Mesh Cap
Goodie bag with swirly mini, sticker and pencil.

If you register on line before Monday, March 28, 2016, you will be assured of getting a shirt of the size you choose.  After that, correct shirt size is not certain.

Special thank you to Scott Oswalt for the great design work and putting up with my need to tweak stuff.  Thanks Scott!

"USAF, Makani, and Firebirds, OH MY!" ;)

A MP tourney aka "Must Play"indeed. 

I still a'wonder about this upcoming "hobble, hobble, hobble" tourney. Tom has a gun? 

Does PDGA have a conceal 'n carry clause? ;)


In addition to normal player pack (for Ams), ALL players, PRO AND AM, that pre-register by Thursday, March 3rd will receive a brand new release from Innova Discs - the Makani. The Makani is not even approved yet by the PDGA, or even on the Innova website it is so new.

Innova's description of it:

The Makani is a fun new lightweight large diameter disc for
all sports. The Makani was designed with versatility in mind.
Whether you want to play a casual game of catch on the beach, a
pick-up game of Ultimate in the park, or even a round of disc golf,
the Makani is ready to fly for you.
Diameter: 24.1 cm
Makani Sport disc 140 GRAMS

So, what is it? If you know what a Te Moko is, it is *incredibly* similiar in mold, without the ridges on top that the Te Moko has. Unlike the Te Moko, the Makani light weight, so it is more suited for playing catch with a person or possibly a dog. Sometimes I see players playing catch before rounds to warm up. The few I weighed were right at 144 grams.

Why the Makani? 

When I approached Innova about being the title sponsor for this event, I requested a player pack item that was a bit unusual. Something other than the typical golf disc, or shirt.

Lots of pictures can be found here:

Registration is here:

Am Player Pack disc choices are:

Flat Top Pro KC Roc
Champion Metal Flack Destroyer
Champ MF Firebird
Champ MF Sidewinder
Star Firebird - some with nice swirls
Star Roc3 - some with nice swirls

Available for purchase or $5 upcharge over normal entry:
Champ Glow Eagle, Leopard3, or Destroyer
Color Champ Glow Destroyer, Leopard3, Boss

Tournaments / Re: 2016 Schedule for Kansas City and surrounding areas
« on: January 18, 2016, 01:22:15 PM »
It may be easier to read if there was a space / paragraph break in between months.

Tournaments / Re: 2016 Schedule for Kansas City and surrounding areas
« on: January 18, 2016, 01:21:10 PM »
March 5 - Kanza Krush - PDGA C/B Tier - Ottawa, KS - Rob Martin
May 28 - Carolyn's Dirty Water Open (formerly known as Tick Flick) - PDGA C Tier - McLouth, KS - Rob Martin

Tournaments / Re: Maverick Disc Golf Schedule 2016
« on: January 14, 2016, 07:27:59 PM »
Adding a cool item this year.  In addition to CTPs, win card, etc., there will be these Hot Round minis.

They are not for sale. The only way you can get one is at a Maverick DG tournament and have a hot round for your division. Not win your card, but the hot round for the whole division, Pro or Am. They will be available only for divisions that meet the 4-player PDGA minimum. If for some reason round 1 and round 2 are set up different (different course, different pin locations, etc.) then it will be the hot score for the first found only. I expect to give away 6-10 per tournament for the most of 2016. 

Quite a bit of variety from Zing Mini Discs.

Tournaments / Re: Maverick Disc Golf Schedule 2016
« on: January 11, 2016, 09:22:50 AM »

That's what I'm here for.

Tournaments / Re: Maverick Disc Golf Schedule 2016
« on: January 08, 2016, 04:23:22 PM »
Atchison Aviatrix has been moved to June 18

Winter Leagues / Re: Wed. Night Glow @ Harmon Park, 79th & Mission
« on: January 07, 2016, 03:24:46 PM »
4 aces in 8 weeks!

Some sort of hocus pocus going on there.

Tournaments / Re: 2016 Kansas City Wide Open - May 6-8, 2016
« on: January 07, 2016, 09:44:20 AM »

Leagues / Re: 2016 Regular league Season
« on: January 04, 2016, 03:41:18 PM »
As of now, I will not be running a league in the KC metro area for 2016.

Tournaments / Re: 2016 Kansas City Wide Open - May 6-8, 2016
« on: January 04, 2016, 02:05:51 PM »
Since I have never been part of a Performance Flight tournament can you answer some stupid questions I have. How many rounds will be played.
Will there be one round friday, saturday, and sunday.  Will these rounds be flighted by how well you did against your par. What courses will be used
for these rounds, any idea yet. Thanks in advance for answering these questions nicely and not treating me like I'm stupid.

Joe - no idea about # of rounds, but Performance Flight is basically a handicapping system.  Here's a couple of links to how it works:

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