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General Banter / Re: New match play format suggestion.
« on: November 13, 2014, 10:06:59 AM »
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I'm interpreting this as no interest.

Am cash or merch?

So if I plan on playing in the Rec division do I need a PDGA membership?

Either a PDGA membership, or pay the $10 PDGA non-member fee.

As info, if you pay for a PDGA membership now, it will last through the end of 2015.

General Banter / New match play format suggestion.
« on: November 12, 2014, 09:10:26 AM »

From Steve Dodge, Vibram:

I love match play. It is, as far as I know, the way golf was intended when it was first created. A series of 18 head to head challenges. Unfortunately, to hold a tournament with a lot of players, stroke play became the tournament format of choice. With some noodling and some creative sessions with friends, here is a format that I believe closely echoes the original intent of golf while allowing a tournament of 64 players, all played in one day - which is how we like our tourneys up here in New England.

World Cup Format:
On each hole, for each person in your group that you score better than, you get a point. In each round, you are only competing against the other players on your card.

Round 1: 16 Foursomes
Note: I like the groups to be created randomly, but adventurous TDs can try to rank all the players and bracket them (caution: this is a great way to create dissension and bickering ;-)

Round 2: Semifinals
Four Lead Foursomes
Four 2nd Place Foursomes
Four 3rd Place Foursomes
Four 4th Place Foursomes

Round 3: Finals
The winners of each of the four lead foursomes play a final Quasi-Match Play round.

Order of top 24 players, who get a payout.
1st-4th: Order of finish in Round 3 Finals
5th-8th: Finished in 2nd place from one of the four lead foursomes in Rd2
9th-12th: Won one of the 2nd Place Foursomes in Rd2
13th-24th: 3rd place in lead foursome, 2nd place in 2nd foursome, 1st place in 3rd foursome

General Banter / Re: Heritage Park
« on: November 10, 2014, 06:58:50 PM »
Were you carrying a Roadrunner?  I hear Coyotes like Roadrunners...a LOT.

I'm intending to come over Sunday and buy one then. I'm presuming there will be people that want to tee off 1-1:30

General Banter / Re: Friday Travelling League - 11/7/2014 WyCo 9 & 1
« on: November 07, 2014, 07:36:57 AM »
I'll be there for the 9am

If someone wants to play Centennial this weekend, or actually anytime, let me know.

Rob Martin
Seven eight 5. 7 six 4 - two 2 twenty-nine.

texts are fine

If you haven't played Centennial, take a map.  If you look at it on a hole-by-hole basis, it is one of my favorites.  However, there is ZERO signage, the paint markings on the tees are rubbed off, and most of the numbers on the baskets are not legible.


Ignore the hole lengths on the map, some are significantly wrong.

Regarding pin placements:

Centennial is handled very differently then any course in the KC Metro area.  Baskets are moved frequently by a committee.  I know a few of them by name, but intend to get a better grip on this soon.

This is what I hope it will be:

These are very tentative.

Typical OBs in red  Intend for any water to be casual.  If you land in it, either play from the water, or directly behind it on the 'line of play'.

Final Hole layout, 11/21.  Pins were set today.  There is a possibility they will get moved.  I'll check them again Saturday, 11/22 and Friday, 11/28

1. Long right - I personally think this is the hardest pin on the course.
2. New long middle placement.
3. Long.  The classic position.
4. Middle left on incline - I just like this one.  You have to shoot through the tree gap
5. New long middle placement near hotel and surrounded by short trees.
6. Short - Ace run (kind of) and helps from people on 3 & 7 from getting hit on up shots. OB:Playground. (This would be a really, really long shot) Hotel parking lot
7. Long across creek
8. Long right
9. Long Straight inbetween tree and telephone pole. OB: Sidewalk left
10. New tree stump placement OB: Sidewalk left
11. Straight - mostly likely to be aced.  Updated 11/19 OB: Sidewalk left.  In the woods behind basket there is an old barbed wire fence.  If you are over the fence you are OB. If you are up against it, or under it (part of your disc is on the fairway side, you are safe.
12. Long left OB Sidewalk left, sidewalk beyond basket, sidewalk right
13. B placement.  B is the first one across the creek what most people think of as the normal placement. OB - Inside the skate park
14. Long left. OB: Shelter, any part of it including the wood deck on or under.
15. Middle just across the creek.
16. Long on top of plateau  OB, Parking lot long, sidewalk right
17. Short  Sidewalk left
18. Middle.  I really like the long pin in the trees but this inhibits speed of play on Hole 1. Sidewalk left

Regarding moving them between rounds? It depends on how much help I have and the number of players.  The more help and players there are, the higher possibility there could be some movement. 

Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: November 03, 2014, 02:02:13 PM »
I thought it went well. I was glad to see so many showed up. The payout thing was a simple error, I would make yourself a payout sheet to use.


Winter Leagues / Re: Glow
« on: October 31, 2014, 11:38:37 AM »

Tournaments / Re: 11/01/14 - Winter Glow Doubles
« on: October 31, 2014, 11:37:56 AM »
I was looking for this thread under Winter Leagues, Lakeside course, ...finally found it here. 

Opened up a Juniors 16 and under division for both boys and girls.  Cost is $12 and players pack is limited to DX Roc or Yeti Pro Aviar and 1 non-alcoholic beverage.  If you want one of the other 3 discs registering for a higher division or buying the disc will be needed.  For junior divisions, PDGA membership is not required, nor is the $10 fee if you are not a member.

I am thinkingeeither liberty or lake Perry for this week. But I am open for suggestions

I was out at Perry last weekend.  It was in pretty decent shape

General Banter / Re: The 'Official' ACE Thread!
« on: October 29, 2014, 11:10:29 AM »
7th Ace: I hit One at Water Works in the right position. Strange ace, pure anny into the hill to the right of the basket and bounced off in...


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