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General Banter / Re: English Landing Park in Parkville going in soon!
« on: April 30, 2008, 11:31:48 am »
I think I know this park.  Is it right off 9?  Maybe a mile or two before old downtown?

Les and I have commented about a certain little stretch of park being perfect for disc golf.

In any case, woo-hoo!  Just another excuse to stop at the Power Plant after a round for some delicious brew!

Yeah, it's right off Highway 9, across the street from Park University.  The Power Plant microbrewery (and the rest of downtown Parkville) is walking distance from the park.

Chap

Rockin!
~CD~

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost green Shark at Pleasant Hill
« on: April 29, 2008, 02:44:49 pm »
Where does the one legged waitress work? The Ihop
 ;D

What do you call a one legged woman...........ILene.

What do call a one legged Japanese woman........Irene.

 ;D


Try this "World's Shortest Vacation" http://img.youtube.com/vi/-Qj5pJWYBCs/2.jpg
~CD~

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost green Shark at Pleasant Hill
« on: April 29, 2008, 09:06:26 am »
Lost my 180g Shark off hole #1 at Pleasant Hill. If anyone finds it I'll buy you a beer and also refill your scuba tank. :o

Okay, I'll say it... Anyone siting a Shark at Pleasant Hill City Lake should contact the authorities IMMEDIATELY!  :D
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 25, 2008, 11:33:42 am »
In the meantime though, some people are gonna get greedy on 18....You may even be able to birdie the C position with a bomb.

LaRon Harris aced the C position several years back.
Have heard over the years that LaRon threw a Cyclone II on a big anny...(WTF!) :o :o

True.
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 24, 2008, 02:12:49 pm »
In the meantime though, some people are gonna get greedy on 18....You may even be able to birdie the C position with a bomb.

LaRon Harris aced the C position several years back. That is if you're talking about the position at the Northeast corner of the tennis courts. Not the longest placement we use as a practice basket most of the time. Whatever happened to that guy? According to the local ratings list he hasn't made a single appearance at a league this season so far.

I wish LaRon would hurry up and get hip-replacement surgery. He lost lots off power. He's been out of it most of two years now...
~CD~

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Pleasant Hill / Re: Afternoon "D" Lite #1 Singles Tournament
« on: April 23, 2008, 12:09:14 pm »
Thanks to everyone who played in the Afternoon "D" Lite #1! ;D

Talked to Scott George at the City of Pleasant Hill today.  With the proceeds from the tournament we will purchase a couple of pin sleeves for new pin placements.  Current plans are that hole #5 will have a new placement to the right (another water hazard) and hole #10 will get a longer pin placement.  Later this week I will stake the proposed locations for Scott's approval.

Rockin!! What's the current total length of the course?
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 23, 2008, 11:15:44 am »
#17 Down Under has always been my nemesis.  I can't help pulling the drive right through the right side of the fairway, smacking into those damned trees.

Try something a little understable with a little hyzer at about 90% power. Back off just a bit... you want it to flip a little as it snakes its way down the fairway to the green. As Mark Morales has learned... "let the disc do the work".
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 23, 2008, 09:50:29 am »
Let's dig a new pond in 13's fairway... :o ;D

And surround it with palm trees for an oasis this summer!

We could call it "The Watering Hole". No, wait, that would be the 19th hole... or any hole for some of us  ;)
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: What's your least-favorite hole?
« on: April 23, 2008, 09:08:04 am »
I've always disliked how short hole #13 at WyCo is.   ;D

But, really, when you're playing disc golf rather than working or dealing with less pleasant matters is there such a thing as a bad hole? I'd sure as heck rather be on #13 at WyCo right now.

AGREED!!
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: Ace Report 2008
« on: April 22, 2008, 11:03:03 am »
Leo DaPrato - April 21st - Prairie Center league, Hole #5 long placement, ESP Force, couldn't see but may have skipped in.

Witnesses - Dick, Deano, and myself

Great job Leo! CHA-CHING!!
~CD~

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Bag Tags / Re: 2008- What number ya got?
« on: April 21, 2008, 04:36:36 pm »
You're welcome CD.....Bobby took that cuz I missed my last 2 putts at league.....

Thanks Jack! Thanks a lot! For some reason it always comes down to putting doesn't it?

~CD~

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Bag Tags / Re: 2008- What number ya got?
« on: April 21, 2008, 03:28:52 pm »
Marky Mark Martin has #1, took it away on the last round at Vichy from Kevin Hart, who left Vichy with #11.

Kevin earned #1 from my weak showing at Swope last week, moving me to #69 due to off-card challenges. I wonder if Mark will show up anywhere at all...

I must be am "The Rubberband Man" as I took #3 from Herberto in the second round of Afternoon "D" on Sunday. From #1 to #69 to #3...

~CD~

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General Banter / Re: New Disc Golf Course in Blue Springs? Young Park
« on: April 16, 2008, 02:52:46 pm »
So... Brandon runs the Greater Kansas City Disc Golf Course Association?  And CD should avoid William Yates, they might think he's a student trying to escape the public school system.  One of them truants!

That's funnier than my 55 in the wind at Swope last night. Maybe even funnier than the fact I went from Bag Tag #1 to #69 due to off-card challenges. Must...get...more...practice. Right.

Thanksfor the info John T.
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: New Disc Golf Course in Blue Springs? Young Park
« on: April 16, 2008, 09:51:02 am »
who is "Greater Kansas City Disc Golf Course Association." ??
That's a good question.  I've never heard of that group.

Methinks they didn't check their notes. We do need to find our member that was working with them.
~CD~

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General Banter / Re: New Disc Golf Course in Blue Springs? Young Park
« on: April 15, 2008, 11:13:26 am »
Hey anybody have any news here on the course on Young Park?  I though it was suppose to be up for this summer, someone said they had a grant issue.  Let me know if you are looking for any volunteers to help..  :) Fayded


Haven't heard anything, but have been there a couple times for picnics. I never investigated, but it looked like there was room. I found "Wilbur Young Park is a large, 40-acre park located in southern Blue Springs. The park is adjacent to Blue Springs South High School and is used often as part of the school's classes." Click on http://www.bluespringsgov.com/index.asp?nid=487 for more info and a map. I found the following by searching "disc" on same page.  LOOKS PROMISING!

City Council notes from Nov 5, 2007:
DISCUSSION – DISC GOLF PROJECT, YOUNG PARK
Roscoe Righter, Director of Parks & Recreation, David Brouse and Brandon Martin from the Blue Spring School District and Renew the Blue made a short Power Point presentation on the Disc Golf Course project for Wilbur Young Park. They were requesting approval to submit a grant application for federal funds of $49,500.00 to help with the project. The City will have to commit to the match of $60,000.00; however, $42,237.20 is labor already in the budget, therefore the City match would be $18,262.80. The regulation disc golf course would be able to host tournaments. Mr. Martin said the in-kind donation would be in the form of students providing some manual labor to install the park. Once completed, the city’s parks system would be responsible for repairs and upkeep.
The Council praised all of those involved with bringing the project to fruition, including the City, the Parks Department, Renew the Blue, the Blue springs School District, and the Greater Kansas City Disc Golf Course Association.
Eric Johnson, City Administrator, stated the project was not funded in the budget and that if the Resolution was approved and the grant received, a budget amendment would be sent to Council for approval for the City’s match.
ADOPT RESOLUTION
Councilman Quibell moved to adopt Resolution No. 117-2007 approving the submittal of an application for federal grant funds through the Land and Water
GRANT – DISC GOLF
Conservation Fund, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. Motion seconded by Councilman Shaver and carried with the following votes:
Quibell – Aye
Reed – Aye
Fowler - Aye
Shaver – Aye
Stubblefield – Aye
Solon – Aye
MAYORAL COMMENTS
Mayor Steiner reminded everyone of the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to honor Vietnam veterans scheduled for Friday, November 9 at the Adams Pointe Conference Center at 6:30 a.m.

Of all things, the mayor's name is Steve Steiner, though that IS my brother's name, this is not my brother. I met him one time at my nephew's Eagle Scout ceremony.
~CD~

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