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Prairie Center / Re: 08-11-14 PC MINI
« on: August 17, 2014, 06:28:43 pm »
Remember, we will tee off as close to 5:30 as possible tomorrow (08-18-14).

General Banter / Re: Old Krusty's prep work
« on: August 15, 2014, 10:04:51 am »
Brian Corneilius, Rob Haney, G-$, Matt Jenkins, and Bomb Tutler got hole 16 looking good, hole 15 has a good start, and the path from 13 to 14 tee is cleaned up and WIDE now. Rob had a big cooler full of a variety of cold drinks. Thanks guys!  8)

The pin fixes I hope to get done next week with Pete's help.  :)

Sunday we will be on hole 15 at PC. I plan on around 8:30. If you have a weedeater or push mower bring em.

If you have a wheelbarrow and shovels, bring them too. Don't forget your gloves.  :-*

If anyone wants to, the tree trunks on holes 12 and 13 need de-thorned. If ya give em a shave, please clean up the thorns as ya go and remove them safely.

Both courses will be looking S W E E T for the tourney, and for upcoming late-Summer/Fall fun rounds.

Tournaments / Re: Old Settlers Open - August 30th, PDGA B Tier
« on: August 13, 2014, 04:30:14 pm »
There are a few variables that will need resolved over the next week or so before the pin settings are firmed up, but expect a medium length PC and long Bird, with minimal O.B.s and lotsa fun!

If you want some course Karma, feel free to come help me with some tasks....see/follow the posts in general banter....

General Banter / Old Krusty's prep work
« on: August 13, 2014, 04:21:47 pm »
Tomorrow evening (Thursday 8-14-14) we will be doing some course work at PC from 4:30 til dusk. I'll be starting around hole 16, then moving to hole 13, and then hole 12. We'll be doing weedeating, minor tree trimming, mowing. Come join in the Karma building fun. If you have a weedeater, machete, gloves, bring em.

We'll be doing more on Sunday (8-17-14) from 8:30 a.m. until ??? also at P.C.

Next week I'll be doing stuff most every evening as well, and as we progress I'll have a better idea of the where and when and what. There are things we want to get done at Birdland as well to enhance the players experience.

It's free- It's fun- It builds character and pride!  ;D

Prairie Center / 08-11-14 PC MINI
« on: August 11, 2014, 10:47:13 pm »
11 players out. With all in the fund was at $493 when Brian Corneilius and Steve Thimmesch BOTH aced hole 1.  8)

Brian ACED with the same disc (a red Boss) last week during warm-up on hole 2, didn't throw it since, but used it tonight to ACE again. Two throws-two ACES. Amazing!

OPEN (11)

Tom Butler              53
Matt Jenkins           54
Mark Albers            55
Brian Corneilius      55
Kelly Babbit            55
Bryan Guthrie         56
Steve Thimmesch   58
Rob Haney              59
Dan Zink                 62
Greg Seher             63
Adam Abernathy     64

Next week we continue the PC fun, but will roll back tee time to 5:30. Pleas be signed up by 5:20.  8)

Prairie Center / 08-04-14 PC MINI
« on: August 11, 2014, 10:19:25 pm »
Thirteen players out. It was Summer time hot out.  8) No ACE hit so with all in the fund increases to $482.

OPEN (13)

Tom Butler            49
Bryan Guthrie       49
Andy Lewis           51
Dan Quinn             54
Deano                   54
Brian Corneilius     55
Matt Jenkins          55
Mike Jensen          58
Dan Zink               59
Chris Eggers         61
Todd Reynolds      61
Adam Abernathy   68
Jeff Kiesel              72

Prairie Center / league tonight
« on: August 04, 2014, 03:39:48 pm »
We are at PC tonight.

Be sure to sign your scorecards prior to teeing off to indicate you understand that MOST FUN WINS.  ;D

Sign up by 5:45 please.

Prairie Center / Re: PC Unplayable on Sunday
« on: June 30, 2014, 09:50:05 am »
Went to PC this Sunday to play a nice hot round of golf around 4 with some friends.  Was having a good day until we got to hole 11.  There were about 50 people camped out on the course with kids running around and even someone sitting on the box. We proceeded to ask them to move so we could play through them.  With the exception of the little kids playing with the basket chains, they moved out of the way.  But I was not going to throw anywhere near the basket for fear of hitting someone.

Everyone was there for two adult men's soccer matches.

Then we got to hole 12. Same thing.  We again asked them to move so we don't hit them and mostly they just stared at us.  One guy who was a player came up to us and asked what the big deal was and why don't we just skip the hole since we have 100 other holes to play. He also asked if we had money on the game and since we didn't we should just move along.

Had he not been surrounded with 4 soccer teams and their families it could have gotten ugly.  It was starting to with the insulting nature of the player.

SOMETHING needs to be done.  We were not playing on their soccer field.  They need to respect our playing field just as much.  I was told this is a week issue.  I was not happy and very frustrated for the rest of the round.

We basically lose 2 holes every weekend.  What do we do?

Find an INS agent or two and bring them out with ya.... >:(

General Banter / Re: Best 3 courses in town?
« on: June 24, 2014, 02:26:49 pm »
Rating average from

# 10  Shawnee Mission Park - 3.59
#  9   Pleasant Hill - 3.27
#  8   Prairie Center - 3.61
#  7   Down Under (Rosedale) - 3.73
#  6   Blue Valley - 3.89
#  5   WYCO - 3.58
#  4   Swope - 3.47
#  3   UP TOP (Rosedale) - 3.66
#  2   Cliff Drive - 3.76
#  1  WATER WORKS PARK - 4.56

* * * Perhaps it's time for a new poll?

Lakeside Hills has an avg rating of 3.69 on DGCR.

Lakeside Hills / 06-09-14 BIRDLAND MINI
« on: June 11, 2014, 09:46:02 pm »
It was a dark, heavy rain at 5:30 when I arrived. A couple of other golfers pulled in, but remained inside. I looked out over the beautifully groomed course that just 30 hours prior was filled with uniforms of the embattled soldiers engaged in a bloody WESTSIDE vs eastside match play extravaganza. All I saw this eve though were the bodies of the brave, fallen eastsiders, who were left behind by their fleeing kinsmen at the conclusion of the game.

I didn't really want em stinkin up the joint, so I loaded em in the back of brownie and dumped on a muddy hillside in Kessler Park after dark.

No league, too rainy.

ACE fund remains $228.

Lakeside Hills / 06-02-14 BIRDLAND MINI
« on: June 11, 2014, 09:36:11 pm »
14 out for Disc Golf activity. It was a beautiful evening. No ACE hit so with all in the fund increases to $228.

OPEN (4)

Peter Bures             52 for $10
Matt Jenkins            59 for $2
Andy Lewis              60
Mark Albers             66


Bryan Guthrie         57
Deano                    58 for $4
Tom Butler              59
G-Money                 65


Brian Hilbers          62 for 10 kc kash
Greg Seher            66 for 7 kc kash (lbp)
Colten Westhoff    68 for 3 kc kash
Michael Jensen      68 for 3 kc kash
Rob Bitter              69
Kenny Oshel          69

Lakeside Hills / 05-26-14 BIRDLAND MINI
« on: June 11, 2014, 09:25:42 pm »
14 out for fun at the lake. No ACE hit so with all in the fund increases to $224.

OPEN (10)

Beckett Carduff           49 for $14
Peter Bures                 55 for $9
Kevin Manning             57 for $7
Adam Cosette              59
Brian Hilbers                 62
Mark Albers                  62
Franic Marek                64
Nathan Hill                   67
Daniel Gott                  73

Tom Butler                 53 for $8
Gary Harvey              61 for $2
Bill Hecht                   65
Tracy Wallker            70

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: June 02, 2014, 11:42:19 am »
Olathe Monday league is at Lakeside Hills tonight and all of June & July at 6:00pm. League returns to PC in August.

Lakeside Hills / 05-19-14 BIRDLAND MINI
« on: May 26, 2014, 08:59:51 am »
Ten golfers out. Cool and windy is how it was. No ACE hit, so with all ten getting in the fund increases to $210. Who will be the first to ACE at Bird.....  ??? Come out on Memorial Day and make history  8)

I don't know where the Captains want the pins for the Free State vs Misery extravaganza, but I hope to move 11 long today before the round.  8)

OPEN (10)

Peter Bures         55 for $9
Beckett Carduff   57 for $7
Andy Lewis          58 for $5.50
Bryan Guthrie      58 for $5.50
G-$                      59
Tom Butler           62
Matt Jenkins        63
Deano                  64
Anthony Puryear  65
Mike Jensen         68

I kept folks waiting and I apologize for that, but it is golf and being patient and polite is the mark of a true gentleman sportsman.  :-* :)

Come out Memorial Day and enjoy Birdland Golf.  8)

Lakeside Hills / Memorial Day Mini
« on: May 24, 2014, 08:26:38 am »
We will be playin Monday at Birdland. Be signed up by 5:45.  8)

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