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Re: YOUR TOP TEN FAVORITE KC COURSES!
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2008, 06:57:07 AM »
there are fewer jayhawks in missouri than there are in kansas.  this clearly proves kansas is the superior state.

can't wait to ruin your perfect season in arrowhead.

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« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2008, 08:14:43 AM »
just like last year right?


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« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2008, 01:06:05 PM »
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« Reply #18 on: August 31, 2008, 03:09:13 PM »
As a beginner this summer at this fine sport of disc golf, I have tried to play as many courses as I can get around to. 

So here is my list as a person that cannot throw the dang thing 800 feet :)

1.  Water Works Park - Just a fantastic design and great views of the city.  Long enough to challenge but short enough to reach.

2.  Pleasant Hill - It is the most well maintained park I have played.  Not as challenging, but I enjoy getting a 2 or 2 in my round :)  The rough part for me is the distance from my house :(

3.  Rosedale Up_Top - Being that I live in Mid_Town it is the closest for me to go play.  I love this place and I love that they change the layout so frequently.

4.  Rosedale Down_Under - Again it is just a great park and having this kind of versitle counterpart to the Up_Top is outstanding.

5.  Shawnee Mission Park - It is pretty far out of the way for me but the park is really nice.  I like that the really long holes are down hill.

6.  Prairie Center - I just played this course on Thursday.  The challenge of having all of the trees around was a great way to design this course.  The mix of holes was a real delight.

7.  Swope - I think I would gravitate to this one a little more if they could clear out the gulch.  If a disk makes it's way there, there it will stay :(  However, I have still had a great time each time I have played it.

8.  Cliff Drive - From what I hear a lot of people have done a lot of work since I played it last.  I was out there the one and only time in late May.  It was really overgrown and as others have mentioned the neighborhood is tough to look past.  I parked my car right on gang graffiti and that didn't sit well with me.  I will give it another chance after knowing what I know now.  (But this is my list today.)

9.  WYCO - This course is just so long that I felt like I had just gotten my junk stepped on by the time I was done.  Throwing my Viking into the pond on 14 didn't help my spirit out either.

That is all of the courses that I have played this summer.  It has been a great addition to my life and I really enjoy the community that surrounds it.  I would love to help out as we get our city ready for the Worlds next summer.  So please let me know what I can do!

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« Reply #19 on: August 31, 2008, 06:11:41 PM »
Yeah, I should have stated that I have not played Prairie Center or Shawnee Mission. Any course that causes me to have to cross the line into that God-awful state of Kansas automatically gets points deducted, hence Rosedale's place on my list. ;D

This is from Forbes this year:

In Depth: America's Best Places To Raise A Family
It's qualities like these that landed Hamilton County atop Forbes' list. Ozaukee County, Wis., and Johnson County, Kan. came in second and third. All earn high marks for their low cost of living, reasonably priced homes and short commute times. They also offer terrific schools, one of the most important characteristics to consider when choosing a place to raise a family.

Of course, Missouri is a great place too if you like messed up school districts, crappy roads, and meth labs.

Now, my list:
1. Which ever park I happen to be in at the time. Every one is more fun than my office.

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My List:
1) Cliff (even though the back 9 kicks my a$$)
2) Water Works
3) Rosedale
4) Swope
5) Rosedale DU
6) WyCo
7) Olathe
8) Blue Valley
9) Shawnee Mission (get rid of the chiggers, add t-pads, change a few pins 12-14.... I think there is a lot of hidden potential)
10) P Hill
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Re: YOUR TOP TEN FAVORITE KC COURSES!
« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2008, 01:57:24 PM »
1. Rosedale Up Top (Been my home away from home and I still love it)
2. Water Works  (Beautiful views and even more beautiful holes)
3. Cliff Drive (Great course Great mix of trees and open areas)
4. Blue Valley  (The monster but it's always nice to just let the disc fly)
5. Swope  (Wide open but still pretty challenging)
6. Wyco  (Again wide open but a little too long)
7. Prairie Center  (One word.  TREES!)
8. Shawnee Mission  (Almost wide open. And always someone in my way)
9. Rosedale Downunder (Its a love hate type of thing and again.  TREES!)
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« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2008, 08:50:31 PM »
1. Cliff
2. Waterworks
3. Rosedale - up top, when it isn't a pitch-and-putt
4. Rosedale - down under
5. Swope
6. Olathe, even though I shoot like sh*t every time I play there
7. WyCo
8. Blue Valley

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« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2008, 09:13:10 PM »
1 water works (the best course in kc)

2 rosedale down under (makes you accurate)

3 rosedale up top (great finesse course)

4 swope ( the start of it all)

5 shawnee mission(this course is also getting better) but there are alot of ticks)

6 olathe(christmas all year round)

7 cliff drive (this course is getting better)

8 bluevalley(don,t play that much)

9 wyco(this course is long and boring cow pasture golf!!!!!!)


never played pleasant hill but i have played tom wakins park in springfield mo its cool      


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« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2008, 10:10:18 PM »
Ok I did a little math and this is the ranking as far as I can figure right now.  In order

Course            Score     # of votes         %

Water Works     113              13            8.6
Cliff Drive           95              13            7.3
Rosedale UT       91               13             7
Swope               75               13          5.77
Blue Valley         63               11           5.73
tRosedale DU      67               12           5.58
tWyco               67               12           5.58
William Yates      21                4            5.25
Prairie Center      55               11             5
Pleasant Hill        25                7            3.57
Shawnee Mission  24               7            3.43

This is figured by giving 10 points to #1, 9 to #2 and so on.  Try your own way see what you come up with.
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« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2008, 12:14:10 AM »
shawnee mission looks about right!
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« Reply #25 on: September 02, 2008, 07:48:54 AM »
Ok I did a little math and this is the ranking as far as I can figure right now.  In order

Course      Avg. Score     # of votes      %

Water Works     113              13            8.6
Cliff Drive           95              13            7.3
Rosedale UT       91               13             7
Swope               75               13          5.77
Blue Valley         63               11           5.73
tRosedale DU      67               12           5.58
tWyco               67               12           5.58
William Yates      21                4            5.25
Prairie Center      55               11             5
Pleasant Hill        25                7            3.57
Shawnee Mission  24               7            3.43

This is figured by give 10 points to #1, 9 to #2 and so on.  Try your own way see what you come up with.

I like your math.. Or the fact your good at it.  We'll use this as our system.  That and now I don't have to come up with one :)..  The top 3 are no surprise to me. 
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Re: YOUR TOP TEN FAVORITE KC COURSES!
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2008, 10:36:48 AM »
Wow, i can not believe that Yates is in the middle of the pack and beating some great courses.  That makes me very excited to see my baby getting some props.   

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« Reply #27 on: September 02, 2008, 02:04:06 PM »
Good Job !  I'm glad to see more than just the TYPICAL courses are being voted for.  Now I'll have to go play it since it's a top ten'er
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Re: YOUR TOP TEN FAVORITE KC COURSES!
« Reply #28 on: September 02, 2008, 02:25:27 PM »
1. WyCo
2. Prairie Center
3. Water Works
4. Blue Valley
5. Swope
6. Rosedale UT
7. Pleasant Hill
8. Rosedale DU
9. Cliff Drive
10. Blue Valley Jr.

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« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2008, 04:26:13 PM »
Wow!  What's the matter with Shawnee Mission Park?  I actually like the course.  And it's never really crowded on a Saturday morning.
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