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Tournaments / Leap Daze Open SUN MAR 2nd @ Rosedale
« on: February 25, 2008, 02:19:09 PM »
Okay, so Otto and I have had four years to plan  :-X  No excuses, here's the deal...

2008 LEAP DAZE OPEN
• Sponsored by the MO-KAN! Players
• KCFDCs "first" traveling trophy
• The Leap Daze Open is only held in a Leap Year, as close as we can get to February 29th (for those of you counting).
• One stipend to the Open Division winner - you become the TD the next time 'round. (Remember, you have four years to plan, so no excuses.)
• It's Jim Neal's Birthday too!

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 • Rosedale Park
• Signups from 8:30 to 9:30 am
• Players Meeting: 9:45 am
• Two-Minute Warning: 10:05
• First Round: 10:10 (who's counting now?)
• Lunch: Yes! Bring it, drink it, or go get it. Have it delivered if you want... we don't care ;)  Just do it!
• Second Round will commence about One Hour from when the last card is turned in.
• Awards will commence about One-half Hour after the last card is turned in.

It's all for fun, and fun for all, so come on out. Spread the word!
Affordable Entry Fees: (minimum three players to form a division)
• Pro Open $20
• Pro Masters $20
• Advanced Amateur $10
• Amateur $10
• Ladies $10

All Ca$h Prizes! Work for the IRS? We'll hold a division for you too  :P

Call Otto (816-763-1809) or CD (816-419-1026) for info.

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Tournaments / Re: Ice Bowl - 2008
« on: January 21, 2008, 03:49:25 PM »
I will bring a $25 Dining Certificate from Restaurant.com as a C-T-P prize. No fast food, but a good choice of decent restaurants around town.

p.s. Write me up for the lightest ESP FLX Surge you can find??

p.p.s. Thanks for the weather report. How about Sunday's weather??

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Tournaments / Re: Ice Bowl - 2008
« on: January 21, 2008, 11:31:23 AM »
The PA also has a CD player attachment so we can crank up the jams!
He who brings PA controls music genre!!
Get ready for some hick music with a lot of Rock and Roll mixed in!!!

And he who brings The CD Player... from Independence... has to go back and forth  ::)

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Please count me in - Pro Master, PDGA #2883.  Is there an address I can mail a check to?

~CD~

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Rosedale / Re: 7-25-07 Ace at Rosey
« on: August 08, 2007, 11:41:52 PM »
I heard he's letting his discs to the talkin'  :D  You know what they said? "Leave the driving to us"  :o  GREAT SHOT MARK!!

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hehe... He said "fairway"  ;)   Sounds like the "best shot"  :P

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Bag Tags / Re: 2007 What number ya got?
« on: August 07, 2007, 02:30:59 PM »
If it IS you Tom, just because you only play two or three times a week, doesn't mean you can stay an Amateur after the year YOU'VE had! I may only play once or twice a week if I'm lucky myself...  :-\

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Club Archives / Re: 2009 Pro/Am & Jr. World Championships
« on: August 07, 2007, 01:03:25 PM »
I have some ideas for logos, player pack gifts, and course record commendations. How do I post an image in this here forum?? These are JPG images that I cannot link to from another site.

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OPEN- A minimum of $1,100 will be added to the pro purse ($1,100 raised already... for sure more to come)

Will the added ca$h only go to Open Pro Men? Will it be proportioned to Pro Masters and/or Pro Women?

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Bag Tags / Re: 2007 What number ya got?
« on: August 07, 2007, 12:27:24 PM »
http://www.geocities.com/trck@sbcglobal.net/chief

After defeating a 999 rated player, two 984 rated players, a 970 rated player, and several young strong fellows as well Sunday at Prairie Center to walk away with the coveted #1, all I can say is.... it's good to be CHIEF !


And who, by chance, is "Dances with Yorkies"? Looks to me like Tom Butler behind that mask!

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Beginners / Re: Is my Putter too heavy?
« on: August 06, 2007, 09:17:31 AM »
Slim, you are quite the rhymin' Simon aren't ya now?! Well said, even with your tongue in your cheek!

Yes, one should learn how any/all of your discs fly for different shots. Sometimes you just MIGHT wanna putt your driver, like when you have a really low ceiling.

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Beginners / Re: Is my Putter too heavy?
« on: August 02, 2007, 01:06:04 PM »
Missing 10-15' putts? Relax. Even a "short" shot needs a complete, smooth stroke. Don't let up just because it's not a 50-footer!

Step back about 2 steps (not full strides) and to the right just a little. Walk into the stroke, but do not step past to avoid the falling putt, as you transfer your momentum into the throwing motion, through to the disc. I don't want to "flick" the disc - open your hand fully - if you are musically inclined think "B Flat"! Pick a link and pitch it straight in  8)

Longer putts outside 20+ you will not want to run so hard. Practice your regular stance, but don't rock your hips too much as you flow through the shot, or try a facing putt with an open stance, or a combination of the two. Aim to the right about a foot or less with a little hyzer, depending on the wind, maybe even higher than the chainset, and let the disc "finish" in the hole. Summed up like a fine wine... "With a smooth and graceful finish"  :D  If you have too much hyzer, tip the nose up a bit to slow down the flight.

At any distance, if I feel the disc isn't coming out smooth I tell myself to quit "stabbing" at it and to let it go in!!   ;D

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Beginners / Re: Newbie checking in
« on: August 02, 2007, 12:36:29 PM »
Welcome Mike!!

Try to keep only a few models of discs in your bag until you feel in control, instead of the discs being in charge. Learn your midrange shots, then apply what you learn to your drivers, with a more power. Keep it smooth!

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Beginners / Re: Roller?
« on: August 02, 2007, 10:52:32 AM »
Let the disc do the work  ???  Don't get happy feet  :o  Learn the shot, then go for more power/distance  ;)  Stable in the air = stable on the ground  8)

Backhand Roller: usually something that's not TOO fast (for control) like a JLS or XL - if it's too beat up for the shot you need you will end up fighting the disc. Try a well-worn ROC or midrange driver to learn the control, then go to something faster.

Sidearm Two-Finger Roller: Aviars and Rhynos (less stable to more stable), and Rocs (more distance) for upshots, and the occasional Firebird or Teebird to blast out of the schul.

Distance Off the Tee: depends on the required landing zone. I always figure the disc needs to land on edge 1/3 to 1/2 of the way to the target. The more stable the disc the sooner you need to set it on its path. Try the "sky roller" treatment with a midrange or putter - great for going up and over without much roll. Then try it with a worn driver at full power - see what that baby will do!!

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General Banter / Re: Backhand vs Forehand
« on: August 02, 2007, 10:28:15 AM »
Sometimes a backhand with your other hand will give you the touch you need (like a 75-foot upshot) so you don't overpower a forehand.

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