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Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 15, 2014, 09:25:13 AM »
Is there a final roster for the East Side yet? 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 14, 2014, 09:11:38 AM »

PM sent on my availability. 

He still has a supporting point on the ground behind his lie just before he releases the disc. 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: May 12, 2014, 02:22:06 PM »
With Dick being super busy with KCWO TD work, Joe Hesting has volunteered to assistant captain on the West Side to take care of the grunt work in finalizing the KS team.  Thanks Joe.

Wow, Dick is already bailing as West Side team captain?  Looks like he sees the writing on the wall this year.  EAST SIDEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

Scott -

At what point will you be splitting into two pools?


Definition of PRO Grandmasters according to PDGA.

Grandmaster - available to players who will be 50 years of age or older during the current year. Seasoned veterans who throw 250-350 feet, make 5-8/10 putts from 25-30 feet, have good shot variety. Ratings Guideline: 900+ Score range: <61

Definition of AM Grandmaster according to PDGA.

Advanced Grandmaster available to players who will be 50 years of age or older during the current year.

If that's not "Your" definition of sandbagging Tom, then what is it?  ;)

So, your argument is anyone rated over 900 played Am Grandmaster is a bagger? 

General Banter / Re: Baggin' it up at Bowling Green?
« on: April 26, 2014, 07:28:21 PM »

His PDGA # screams noob, but this guy has been playing for a long time.  He is playing Advanced in the upcoming Carolina Clash, undoubtedly so he can play Am Worlds.

You're never going to guess who's leading the Carolina Clash Ams by 8 strokes after 2 rounds. 

General Banter / St. Louis Courses
« on: April 15, 2014, 09:03:54 AM »
I'm going to be in St. Louis next week.  What courses should I be sure to play? 

General Banter / Re: Colorado Courses
« on: April 09, 2014, 08:51:06 AM »

Take some flippy plastic!! ;)

When I last went to Colorado, I brought some discs that would flip and roll in Kansas City, but I could still barely turn them over in the mountains.  The only disc I could really flip was an old beat up 145g R-Pro Boss. 

That experience and this post got me thinking, are there any resources out there that describe in specific terms how altitude affects disc flight?  Ideally, I'd love to see something that says if you throw a Nuke (or some other disc) at X elevation, it would be similar to throwing Y at Z elevation.  Anyone familiar with such a resource? 

Swope / Pin Settings for Corporate Challenge
« on: March 26, 2014, 04:01:01 PM »
Anyone know when the pin settings will be changed to their Corporate Challenge positions? 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Kan-U-Wyco PDGA B Tier - March 8th & 9th
« on: March 10, 2014, 10:20:59 AM »
I would consider Hole 4 to be a par 4 as well.  While a 2 is possible, it's pretty rare and requires a great tee shot and putt.  If get a 2, that's an eagle in my book.  Does anyone know if someone got it in 2 this weekend?  If not, it makes sense it should be a par 4, albeit an easier one. 

I thought the OBs on 10 and 13 were great and apparently created a lot of scoring differential, which is a good thing.  I actually thought hole 10 didn't play too hard for a right-hander with the strong tail-wind pushing everything back in bounds.  I had drop in 4s on 10 both rounds and I don't have a big arm by any means.

Hole thirteen is a great example of how OB can get into people's heads.  If you can throw at least 350', a 4 isn't too difficult if you just execute your shots. Just throw down the middle of the fairway, lay up past the tree near the short pin, then throw a 150'-175' shot onto the green for a 4, or a 5 at worst if you miss your putt.  Obviously the big headwind made things more difficult, but the OB wasn't really that tight, unless you were trying to get onto the narrow portion of the fairway on your drive and get onto the green in two.  I know the green was actually quite a bit larger this year as well, making upshots easier than previous years. 

Overall, I really enjoyed the course and wanted to thank DD, Tracy, and everyone else who helped set up the OB an/or put this event on. 

Found and Lost / Re: Legacy disc found on hole one
« on: March 07, 2014, 02:27:16 PM »
Yellow star destroyer. 

General Banter / Re: JohnE 'It's About Time' McCray
« on: March 06, 2014, 09:05:30 AM »
I saw him at Waterworks before the Wide Open a few years ago throwing turbo putts.  At one point, he made 8 in a row from 40+ feet.   :o

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Team Challenge
« on: March 03, 2014, 04:11:12 PM »
First East Side Qualifier

Top 5 scores in Kan-U-Wyco event Saturday, March 8th.

I'm assuming this means top 5 scores regardless of division? 

Tournaments / Re: 2014 Kan-U-Wyco PDGA B Tier - March 8th & 9th
« on: March 03, 2014, 02:12:00 PM »
With the recent inclement weather, is there still going to be OB marked for the Kan-U-Wyco? 

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