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Tournaments / Re: Ram 'N' Salmon Open - March 10th, 2012
« on: March 07, 2012, 12:37:22 PM »
If there are two spots left, Mike T and Ben Hansen would like them.

General Banter / Re: New DGer in town
« on: February 03, 2012, 09:58:46 PM »
Sam,  Welcome to KC!  You will find no shortage of players at Rosedale.  And, virtually anyone will be willing to show you the courses.  Rosedale is the most heavily played and the most social course in Kansas City! 

If you are looking for a competitive round, Saturday at 12:30 Rosedale down under doubles league.  Dr. Jay, the league master, is out of town; but, I am sure he will find someone to run league.   

Smithville / New Course Record
« on: January 23, 2012, 08:58:56 AM »
Come on Ted! Now is not the time to let your golf bag gather dust!    You can regain your pride at Old Pike tomorrow night! 

If it makes you feel any better, I shot an 84 yesterday and that is my personal  worst.  But, it also must be some sort of new course record since Dan said it was the first time anyone every played the 27 hole shoreline drive layout!  What a fun mix of all the courses! 

You are going to have league next week during the ice bowl? 

Tournaments / Re: 2012 GBO
« on: January 12, 2012, 11:33:32 AM »
How long can we procratinate?  Are the tourney dates listed on the KCFDC message board or on the DD website?  I know its likely on the PDGA website; but, that seems to be the slowest website known to man. 

General Banter / Friday Nite Lites
« on: December 16, 2011, 12:00:03 PM »
Friday nite lites 6:00 random draw doubles at Old Pike.  Same as the league format:  $6 entry and $2 optional ace/CTP.  Should be a good group.  We have East siders, north siders, and possible south siders representing.  There might even be Beckett and Booger sightings.  We also have some West side representation; but, that side is a little thin given the holidays and Mike D's kwansa celebration, which we all have to respect.  Come on out and warm your cockels by the fire! 

What do you mean what is a cockel?  It is either a clam like mollusk or a chamber of your heart.  Either way I am not sure it makes a lot of sense. 

Finally, the launch pads are poured at Old Pike!  Thanks, so much for all who helped!   Special thanks to:  Dan Cashen , Mike D, Dog Fila, Amanda Jackson, Teddy K., Bill and Matt Neenon, Billy Nelson, Bobby V., Caleb Walker, Kelly Warren, and Dave Z.    Sorry if I missed anyone. 

Of course, there is still more work to be done:  additional pin settings, signs, a few more benches etc.  And, Ted is still planning his custom hand crafted tee pad for the cookie cutter.  More progress on the way . . .   and that doesn't even count Jami Danger and his tennis ball disc basket.  Come out Tuesday nite and play the new pads!

Old Pike / Tee Pads
« on: October 20, 2011, 06:52:58 AM »
The plan is on for pouring tee the rest of the pads this Saturday.  I hope we can pour ten pads.  Early Saturday morning, Dan Cashen will be working a bobcat to level the playing surface and we will need to get the pad frames level so we can pour at 12:30.   

We will also be using the bobcat to clear dead trees; so, Friends of Old Pike, we can use your help in a variety of ways. 

Come on out and help for a little before during or after Saturday Rosdedale down under league.  Jay R. turned 50 yesterday; so, if you play down under on Saturday, he will insist that you refer to him as Grand Master Jay! 

Old Pike / Re: Old Pike Tournament Sept 18
« on: September 15, 2011, 10:35:40 PM »
Bring the carts if you want.  Should not be an issue as long as you don't flip it over or run it into the pond.

Old Pike / Re: Old Pike Tournament Sept 18
« on: September 02, 2011, 05:02:54 PM »
Two micro burst type events within a few weeks has left a lot of limbs in the fairways.  We need to pick up sticks/limbs to make the course more presentable for the tournament.  Let's shoot for a mini work day on Monday at 10:00.  The weather should be cool.  Let's work for a couple of hours and get the fire wood ready for the camp out!   

Might also spend some time working on Sunday afternoon if that works better for some folks.   

Old Pike / Re: Old Pike Tournament Sept 18
« on: August 08, 2011, 09:31:47 AM »
Yesterday's storm was devastating to the course and there is a lot of work to be done to make it reasonable to play by Tuesday.  There are large trees/major branches down on 10, 13, 14, and 15.  Ted, Kevin, P3, and tried to play through the debris; but, there is major tree obstruction.  We could use help getting the limbs out of the way.   The grill is bent with a tree sitting on it still, the knotty tree was ripped in half and now is just plain knotty and no tree, and it is in the cookie cutter fairway. . .     

General Banter / Re: 2011 Weekly League Schedule
« on: July 11, 2011, 09:23:59 AM »
Our informal Tuesday night hot dog doubles at Old Pike is not an official league and we do not want to detract from the club leagues.  But, this week (July 12th), we plan to have Tuesday night random draw doubles at Water Works since there is a swim meet at Old Pike.  Like last time, we will give the KCFDC any funds not paid out to the players.  Not sure whether Kevin will be cooking a victory dinner for the winners; but, it almost seems too hot.

Old Pike / Re: Hot dog doubles tonight at old pike.
« on: June 01, 2011, 07:05:41 PM »

June 7th, there will be no hot dog doubles.  They had to re-schedule a swim meet and will be parking in some of the fairways.  This should be the only conflict of the year and we may get a round going another day if there is interest. 

Old Pike / Tee Pad Progress
« on: May 08, 2011, 01:11:20 PM »

Finally, we have a few tee pads poured!  Just in time for summer funner league on Tuesdays.

Eight pads are poured and I hope to get the protective barriers removed today once the concrete dries.  Now we just need ten more tee pads, benches, signs, etc.  Special thanks to Kevin, D Zents, Arturo and Bobby, as well as Brad Merys, who helped with late inning relief.  Also, Smithville Dan and Pete were very helpful with advice.  Although, I don't always know whether to believe Pete. 

Memberships are available for those who would like availability to the course outside of Tuesday league.  There are also a few orphan holes looking to be adopted! 

Come out out for random draw doubles on Tuesday and check out the new pads!  Progress as promised and more on the way . . .

General Banter / Re: Disc Golf Movies
« on: May 02, 2011, 09:46:11 PM »
Very inspirational, Danger!  You should put your talent to better use like crafting a basket out of tennis balls.  I got the balls if you got the time. 

Tournaments / Re: Fuzzy Pony Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
« on: April 05, 2011, 10:33:44 AM »
Thanks, Dave  for a very well run event!  Beautiful course, great hospitality, and delicious beer!  Very challenging course with a nice touch of 45 Mph wind gusts.  I now want to make Old Pike more challenging; but, I will have to add a windmill or a clown given the land constraints.   

I still think CD should have won the pony.  (Don't tell him that it was not one of the Clydesales.) 


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