Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Rick Rothstein

Pages: 1 ... 35 36 [37] 38 39 ... 43
541
WYCO / Re: May 23 League???
« on: May 30, 2008, 04:19:08 pm »
Any stats for league on the 23rd? Last week...

Just checking to see how much I stand to make tonight on an ace!!  ;D

Based on the relative  humidity, wind speed, temperature, and your history of earnings, my Nostradamus says zilch. But please, prove me wrong, and buy good beer to celebrate.

RR

542
So... maybe by the end of the day, all courses will be in their appropriate layout for the KCWO?

Terry Adams was doing WW this morning. I suspect he's done. You coming out tomorrow and lending a hand Fred? I hear there's some Karmic return from working on the course that lowers scores.

1. Long
2. Right (by bush)
3. Middle (on rd)
4. Long right
5. Long  right
6. Around the bend
7. Original (left)
8. Short
9. The one with the nice green
10. Long left
11. Far right
12. Original (over the rise to the left)
13. Long left
14. Longest
15. Leftest
16. Longest (and the down tree is now gone)
17. Long right (peninsula)
18. Original (long right)

In the 6250 foot range.


543
Club Archives / Re: Fund Raising
« on: May 28, 2008, 04:02:05 pm »
What are the constraints of a video production team at the KCWO?

From what I heard, the Marshall Street event lost money and that played a factor in the dissolution of the partnership of Jason Southwick and Steve Dodge, wo used to run the MS Championships (it's not happening this year) and the Marshall Stree Disc Golf web site. (Steve's new website is  Prime Discs.) As a rule,  most DG videos don't make much money, especially if they don't scrimp on production values.

Sly, do you have the skill and experience in making videos and making them profitable or perhaps know of a person or company who might be willing to take a gamble on disc golf?  It might be a bit late for the Wide Open, but there will be a definite opportunity for the Worlds next year. The biggest constraint right now is not having a production team in place.

Rick

544
Several people will be meeting at Water Works on Saturday morning starting at 8 p.m. to bring the course into readiness for the Wide Open. One of the main tasks is to get rid of as much of the deadwood that is peppering the course. Some chipping might need to be done as well. If you have some time, please lend a hand. If you have time before Saturday, please start removing the dead wood. Either pile it in the lower parking lot, or start making piles that we can pick up on Saturday. The city is supposed to be out there today removing the large down trees.

I'll see what the Club has in terms of shovels, rakes, clippers, etc, but if you have your own tools that you can bring, that would be great.

Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Let me know if you can attend, or just show up! Thanks.

Rick
816.914.0094


545
Jack and I met with the Gary Salva, the new director of the KCK/Wyandotte Parks Department, and one request he made of us was photos of the courses—Rosedale Up Top and Down Under and Wyco. This will be a good weekend for Rosedale. Here's the shots he wants:

As just a reminder, please send us any digital photos that you have of players and/or tournaments.
 Both closeups and wide shots would be desirable.

Thanks

RR


546
Club Archives / Re: Waterworks
« on: May 12, 2008, 09:41:39 am »
Having cars park diagonally on both sides of the upper parking lot is the first thing to do. This means a staff person must be there to direct traffic first thing in the morning. The lower parking lot can be opened to accommodate more cars and there is room for a few more cars near the main street entrance. When all these spaces are filled, people start parking on the park road. In the past, we've gotten permission from Farmland to use the parking lot directly across from the Park entrance. Of course, Farmland is now gone, but maybe we can find someone at Cerner (hint! hint!) who can get permission for us to do that again.

Before a massive storm canceled the final nine scheduled for Water Works in 2005, we had a huge crowd there. The traffic, admittedly, was a bit chaotic, with cars parked from the entrance all the way to at least the 18th tee (maybe further), but we managed. It was a vicious storm that came in, which solved the traffic problem as well as canceling the final nine.

Rick

Someone asked me this question this weekend, to which I had no answer:


If the final round is going to be at Waterworks, where are spectators going to park, let alone the entire Open field?  We had 70 people at the Mighty Mo this weekend, and there wasn't a lot of space left to park.  Do you park on Main St at the west end of the park and walk in?

547
Rosedale / Rosedale League 4-30: Doubles!
« on: April 30, 2008, 11:03:40 am »
• FORMAT CHANGE FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30th LEAGUE at ROSEDALE: BEST-SHOT DOUBLES RETURNS

John Chapman has been carefully tracking all local scores this year, and by using the PDGA ratings formula has created local ratings for all who have played in leagues or tournaments. We will be using these numbers to determine pools from which partners for best-shot doubles will be drawn. Two divisions are offered: Open and Am. Open will play for cash, while ams will play for KC Kash. Both divisions will be seeded by local ratings to form two groups, from which teams will be made.

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 5:45. You may call 816.914.0094 or 816.547.6148 if you are running late, but you must be there by 5:55 to draw partners. As we are not allowing any single (California) teams, we are reserving the right to disallow any late registrants (after 5:45) to play.

548
One of the prettiest spots in Kansas City in the early morning is the Swope Park Disc Golf Course. Although cool, the weather for the Swope Spring Renewal Pairs Championships was beautiful with party cloudy skies and generally light winds. All told, 110 players competed in a variety of divisions, including the Corporate Challenge men's and women's divisions as those players tuned up for their Corporate Challenge disc golf competition on May 3 & 4.

The competitive highlight of the day was the performance of Otto Spiers (throwing right) and Todd Henry (throwing left) in the open division, where they wrote only 2s on their second round scorecard for a Swope doubles course record of 36. This propelled them to a come-from-behind five-throw win over Fred Fortson and Bobby Villarreal, who nabbed the ace pool by throwing a Star Orc into the chains on his drive on #17.

The 100-Year Division was introduced for the first time in Kansas City. The oldest team (105 years) of Dan Cashen (46) and Rick Rothstein (59) prevailed over the younger teams of Bob Feild and Jim Burcham (102) and Duffy Carduff and Tavish Sanders, a father-daughter duo who just qualified (Duffy at 60 years 11 months and Tavish at 39 years and 7 months).

In the large am division of 19 teams, Jeff Whorton and Tom Mollenkamp won on the strength of a 13-under 41 in the second round for a come-from-behind win over first-round leaders (with Matt Fox and Eric Garberg) Cooper Arnold and Kevin Simpson. The mixed division was taken by the mother-son team of Becky Stebbins and Jon Stebbins. The student division was populated exclusively my members of the Shawnee Mission North Disc Golf Team, with Nick King and Ben Hilleary prevailing over Brian Coons and Zach Watkins.

The Kansas City disc golf community gave a nice welcome and some helpful hints to the Corporate Challenge competitors, most of who were either new to disc golf and/or disc golf competition. Not suprisingly, teams with experienced disc golfers prevailed in the afternoon round with Team Cerner's Chris Timko and Paul Reeter edging Team Kiewit's Tom Butler and Rand Watney. Stacey Clifton and Liz Borg-Bowman from Harley Davidson won the women's division.

Speaking of the Corporate Challenge, we need volunteers for spotting on May 3 (10-5) and May 4 (7-6) when 99 women's teams and 152 men's teams will be playing a round of disc golf at Swope Park as part of the 2008 KC Corporate Challenge. If you can help (even for an hour or two), please call 816.471.3472 or 816.914.0094.

Rick

Swope Spring Renewal Pairs Championships            
Swope Park Disc Golf Course • Kansas City, Missouri            
April 26, 2008

         
Open            
1   Todd Henry/Otto Spiers   46   36   82
2   Fred Fortson/Bobby Villarreal   46   41   87
T3   Steve Dresser/Jim Muzic   47   44   91
T3   Terry Adams/Ken Hotstetler   47   44   91
5   Elza Gott/Justin Starks   49   43   92
T6   John Chapman/Brad Merys   48   45   93
T6   Brian Aylward/Terry Euston   45   48   93
8   Paul Eklund/Steve Harris   52   43   95
100-Year Division            
1   Dan Cashen/Rick Rothstein   51   47   98
2   Jim Burchan/Bob Field   57   53   110
3   Duffy Carduff/Tavish Carduff   57   54   111
Amateur            
1   Jeff Whorton/Tom Mollenkamp   49   41   90
2   Cooper Arnold/Kevin Simpson   48   45   93
3   Aaron Johnson/Bruce Wehling   50   44   94
4   Travis Berndt/Brett Boyer   51   44   95
5   Matt Fox/Eric Garberg   48   48   96
6   Bill Neenan/Brian Neenan   53   45   98
7   Tim Becks/Mio Sillings   50   49   99
T8   Tim Noicky/Kyle Dudley   52   48   100
T8   John Riley/Caleb Walker   49   51   100
10   Aaron Gabrielse/Stephen Gunn   54   47   101
11   Dennis Freeman/Jim Sherwood   50   52   102
12   Nick Menses/Phil Brandt   55   48   103
13   Brian Palmer/House   54   50   104
T14   Tim Cox/Chad Ware   53   52   105
T14   Elliot Hicks/Frosty Hickes   54   51   105
16   Andre LaBruyere/Dylan Thomas   56   53   109
17   Craig Workman/Eric Handy   60   53   113
18   Travis Roth/Bobby Canfield   61   57   118
19   Kable Butterfield/Jeremy Crossland   63   58   121
Mixed            
1   Becky Stebbins/John Stebbins   57      55      112
T2   Kaylee Kincaid/Mark Nelson   60   56   116
T2   Brent Burgess/Tiffany Ohmes    63      53      116
Student            
1   Nick King/Ben Hilleary               65      50      115
2   Brian Coons/Zach Watkins   69   60   129
Corporate Challenge Men - First Round            
1   HNTB Men 1: Travis O'Dell/Walter Bleser   58      58
2   ATK: Peter Hokanson/Tim Coller   62      62
3   HNTB Men 2: Wes Owen/Jeff Simon   70      70
Corporate Challenge Men - Second Round            
1   Cerner: Chris Timko/Paul Reeter      44   44
2   Kiewit: Tom Butler/Rand Watney      46   46
T3   HNTB: Travis Odell/Leslie Palmer      54   54
T3   ATK: Peter Hokanson/Tim Coller      54   54
5   DST: Steve Reed Bill Jones         59   59
Corporate Challenge Women - First Round            
1   Harley-Davidson:Liz Borg-Bowan/Stacey Clifton   74      74
2   HNTB Women: Sarah Maun/Sara Henderson   79      79
3   UMB: Karen Brice Susan Davison   90      90
Corporate Challenge Women - Second Round            
1   Harley-Davidson:Liz Borg-Bowan/Stacey Clifton      69   69
2   ATK: Valeria Williams/Kimberly Merchant-Wirtz      70   70
3   H & R Block: Rikki Hannold/Rebecca Stotts      71   71
4   EPA: Patricia Reit/Rebecca Ladewe      76   76
6   DST: Jennifer House      100   100
Ace: Bobby Villarrreal--Round #2, #17, 254'.            




549
Final Pre-Registration List shows 39 teams. Registration opens at 8:00 and closes at 9:15 at Swope on Satuday, April 26. We've room for 15 more teams.

Call 816.914.0094 for further updates or questions.

Rick

Dan Cashen/Rick Rothstein   100
Jim Burchan/Bob Field   100
Craig Workman/Eric Handy   Amateur
Travis Berndt/Brett Boyer   Amateur
Aaron Gabrielse/Stephen Gunn   Amateur
Nick Menses/Phil Brandt   Amateur
Brian Palmer/House   Amateur
Travis Roth/Bobby Canfield   Amateur
Cooper Arnold/Kevin Simpson   Amateur
Tim Noicky/Kyle Dudley   Amateur
Tim Becks/Mio Sillings   Amateur
Jeff Whorton/Tom Mollenkamp   Amateur
Aaron Johnson/Bruce Wehling    Amateur
HNTB Men 1: Travis O'Dell/Walter Bleser   CC Men
HNTB Men 2: Wes Owen/Jeff Simon   CC Men
Harley: Matt Fox/Yalin    CC Men
ATK: Peter Hokanson/Tim Colyer   CC Men
H & R Block: Paul Power/Bryan Allen   CC Men
DST: Steve Reed Bill Jones   cc men   CC Men
DST: Jennifer House/Ron Schroeder   cc men   CC Men
Kiewit: Tom Butler/Rand Watney   CC Men
Cerner: Chris Timko/Paul Reeter   CC Men
Patricia Reit/Rebecca Ladewe   CC Women
HNTB Women: Sarah Maun/Sara Henderson   CC Women
UMB: Karen Brice Susan Davison   CC Women
ATK: Valeria Williams/Kimberly Merchant-Wirtz   CC Women
Harley:Liz Borg-Bowan/Stacey Clifton   CC Women
H & R Block: Rikki Hannold/Rebecca Stotts   CC Women
Brent Burgess/Tiffany Ohmes   Mixed   Mixed
Becky Stebbins/John Stebbins   Mixed   Mixed
Kaylee Kincaid/Mark Nelson   Mixed
Steve Dresser/Jim Muzic   Open
Elza Gott/Justin Starks   Open
Terry Adams/Ken Hotstetler   Open
Paul Eklund/Steve Harris   Open
John Chapman/Brad Merys   Open
Todd Henry/Otto Spiers   Open
Nick King/Ben Hilleary   Student
Brian Coons/Zach Watkins   Student

550
Tournaments / Re: Mighty MO DATE CHANGE-Saturday May 10
« on: April 24, 2008, 11:57:57 am »
sure
Jack Lowe
300 Spruce
KC MO 64124

Or take to John Chapman at Disc Golf World, only cash and checks will be accepted there, though, and please make the checks payable to KCFDC.

THanks,

Jack

You can also mail your entries to KCFDC c/o DGW, 509 E 18th ST, KCMO 64108...as long as you mail it before May 6.

R

551
General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 24, 2008, 11:55:33 am »
Rosedale #18 Middle has been beating me up for years. Trying to sneak that mid-range upshot between the tennis courts and the tree line. So many fours...

Well, as of yesterday, that fence around teh tennis court is GONE.

Gone for now, but will be back. Talking with Pat Guilfoil who said that they're resurfacing the courts, getting a new net and fencing, painting the light poles, creating a concrete path from the tennis court to the parking lot, and adding a concrete slab for another picnic table. Not sure when it will all be finished.

R

552
UPDATED 4-23-08. Pre-registration is still coming along nicely with 27 teams, or half full. Call 816.471.3472 to pay with a credit card. Same day registration is from 8-9:15.  Bee there! An email will go out to the CC divisions tomorrow with more information.

Dan Cashen/Rick Rothstein   100
Jim Burchan/Bob Field   100
Craig Workman/Eric Handy   Amateur
Travis Berndt/Brett Boyer   Amateur
Aaron Gabrielse/Stephen Gunn   Amateur
Nick Menses/Phil Brandt   Amateur
Brian Palmer/House   Amateur
Travis Roth/Bobby Canfield   Amateur
Cooper Arnold/Kevin Simpson   Amateur
HNTB Men 1: Travis O'Dell/Walter Bleser   CC Men
HNTB Men 2: Wes Owen/Jeff Simon   CC Men
Harley: Matt Fox/Yalin    CC Men
ATK: Peter Hokanson/Tim Coller   CC Men
H & R Block: Paul Power/Bryan Allen   CC Men
DST: Steve Reed Bill Jones   cc men   CC Men
DST: Jennifer House/Ron Schroeder   cc men   CC Men
Patricia Reit/Rebecca Ladewe   CC Women
HNTB Women: Sarah Maun/Sara Henderson   CC Women
UMB: Karen Brice Susan Davison   CC Women
ATK: Valeria Williams/Kimberly Merchant-Wirtz   CC Women
Harley:Liz Borg-Bowan/Stacey Clifton   CC Women
H & R Block: Rikki Hannold/Rebecca Stotts   CC Women
Brent Burgess/Tiffany Ohmes   Mixed   Mixed
Becky Stebbins/John Stebbins   Mixed   Mixed
Steve Dresser/Jim Muzic   Open
Nick King/Ben Hilleary   Student
Brian Coons/Zach Watkins   Student

553
Bag Tags / Re: 2008- What number ya got?
« on: April 16, 2008, 01:11:43 pm »
#9 still is mine!

Been too long in the triple digits, although on the way down (150 to 132 to 123), and a shot at yur #9 would be nice. Rosedale league tonight? I'll be there.

R

554
As luck would have it, the weather really sucked for a full weekend of fun and golf at the seventh (and third "Final") Redbud Open. Actually, the weather kind of sucked for the two rounds of golf on Saturday, although the weather hardly dampened the good spirits of the 37 players who posted scores. The good news, weatherwise, was that there was snow and sleet, but never rain. The wind stayed pretty steady during the day, although there was relief from it in the woods. (And, of course, there are plenty of woods at Ted's Dread.) My guess is that the temperature never got out of the 30s for this springtime event. Oh yeah, nary a Redbud was in bloom and don't even think about mushrooms.

For the most part, the competition was close, with Fred Smith carding a 55 on the last round for a come-from-behind win over Dave Hemmeline by a single throw in the open division. I believe this might have tied the tournament record. Fred's round included no bogeys (as 1, 3, 14, and 15 are par 4s) and birdie 2s on 2, 6, and 18. (Short tees and pins were used.) Tavish Sanders won easily in the women's division. Andy Jewett, playing on the second advanced card, eased to a three-throw win in a competitive advanced field. Kyle Roadcap easily won the intermediate division and would have won the advanced division as well. Ryan Muenkes took the novice title by six over newcomer, 52-year-old Jeff "Blue" Donnelly.

Even though the weather put the kibosh on camping and glow doubles, Ted's tasty barbecue and a couple of kegs of Boulevard did wonders to ease the "frostiness" of the day. As to the future of this event and this course, no one really knows. The land is still for sale, as are the baskets. There is definite interest in the baskets at this point. Stay tuned...maybe the fourth final Redbud will return next April...but on the third weekend of the month!

Thanks to everyone who played and helped, and of course, to Ted Kubicki, for letting us hang out at his home for the day. Those private-land tournaments are always the most fun!

The Redbud Open
Ted's Dread Disc Golf Course
Kansas City, KS
April 12, 2008

Open               
1   Fred   Smith   61   55   116
2   Dave   Hemmeline   57   60   117
3   Arturo   Villarreal   63   61   124
4   Bobby   Villarreal   65   60   125
T5   Matt   Claflin   67   61   128
T5   Mike   Schoenhofer   65   63   128
7   Cecil   Cameron   61   69   130
9   Rick   MolenKamp   68   65   133
Women               
1   Tavish   Sanders   69   70   139
3   Angie   Biondo   86   79   165
2   Becky    Stebbins   90   95   185
Advanced Men               
1   Andy   Jewett   68   64   132
2   Brad   Damico   67   68   135
T3   Chris   Timko   67   69   136
T3   Chris   Davis   71   65   136
5   John   Theiss   67   71   138
6   Rick   Rothstein   67   72   139
7   Mio   Sillings   74   72   146

Intermediate Men               
1   Kyle   Rodecap   64   67   131
2   Tony   Dutiel   74   69   143
3   Kenny   Kullenski   70   74   144
4   Steve   Glover   73   73   146
5   Dan   Kubicki   79   69   148
6       Mike   Rogers   77   78   155
7   Jared   Fehring   77   84   161
8   Derek   Jones   84   78   162
9   Pat   Mulholland   81   84   165

Novice               
1   Ryan   Muenkes   76   73   149
2   Jeff   Donnelly   79   76   155
3   Jonathon   Bourgeois   76   84   160
4   Robin   Nigh   87   81   168
5   Chris   Harrington   92   78   170
6   Mike   Cummings   94   89   183
DNF   Austin   Lange   80      DNF
DNF   Derek   Heneray   103      DNF
Also played:   Dick Parker-65, 1st rd only. Ted Kubicki-63, 2nd rd only.            

555
http://www.icebowlhq.com/docs/2008Redbudentry.pdf

This revised flyer mentions that onsite registration is from 8:30 - 9:30 with tee off around 10.

I talked with Ted today, who is out of town through Friday. The course will be open for practice on Friday.

Rick

Pages: 1 ... 35 36 [37] 38 39 ... 43