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Tee Pads coming
« on: February 05, 2009, 10:12:02 AM »
KCFDC just met with the JoCo Parks & Rec at SMP this morning. Several new items are in the planning stages for the park. Tee Pads are being planned for installation in the Spring. The Measurements will be 5' x 16' concrete. Tee signs will be installed on each hole as well.  We are very pleased the parks dept has made such generous contributions to our sport. They will be providing the bulk of the labor and materials for the project. We also expect an information Kiosk to be installed at hole 1 around this time.

Several other items such as new pin placements and waste baskets are also in the works, we will see as few as 4 new B pin placements this year with a potential for 18 new placements, 1 for each hole.

A few tweaks to the course layout will be made in final preparation for tee pad install. Most affected will be holes 5 and 6, which will be extended and altered through the wooded area. 8, 9, 11, and 14 will also see some changes too tee pad location to better accomodate multiple pin placements. In effect, the current pins will be the defacto short placements as we move Tee in closer on a few holes, and longer B settings are placed.

I will keep the course map updated on our site as changes are made, however I'd expect the parks to alter their maps less frequently until the final changes are set in concrete so to speak.




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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009, 01:36:47 PM »
That's awesome!  Better tees & signage will do a lot of good for this course.  Short & long pins sounds good too.

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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2009, 05:09:32 PM »
Woo-hoo!!  Lookig forward to it and Dirk let us know about work days for pad installation as soon as you can!!  Have to work in a few hours between all the rounds I plan on playing this spring!
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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2009, 08:05:15 PM »
Good thing that pads are coming. the tee boxes are a all messed up from playing just from th dirt. 

I like the concept of the tee pads also they kinda throw off the parks natural embiance.


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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2009, 09:55:37 AM »
NOt sure what the above post was referrencing, but they are hoping to have the pads installed next week.  Every time to date that they have been attempting to complete this it has rained on them.  Alternate pin settings should also be going in about this same time.

Watch for more developments as "deer finds a pad, or Bucks for shots starts here" to happen soon......(think rocky and bullwinkle folks.....)
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2009, 02:25:07 PM »
Just got notes back that they will be pouring the pads out here as well starting tomorrow.  Its going to be a great week in the history of disc golf in Kansas City.  Please do not throw from the pads until further notice, just "step to the side". 

WOW, what a day.
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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2009, 01:15:52 PM »
stopped out at lunch, and the parks crew were hard at work forming up the pads.  They plan to finish that up today, get gravel in tomorrow, and start pouring on Thursday.

Pads look very nice (though small!!  ;D )  It should be a great addition to the courses in KC area, as I was out there there were about 5 people plpaying as well.  If you are out there, please try to stay off the forms as they finish up the work.

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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2009, 03:06:32 PM »
1-9 going in this week.
10-18  scheduled to go in next.



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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2009, 04:26:38 PM »
I believe they will be metal

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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2009, 05:05:45 PM »
So are they paying for the Teesigns?  Similar to the swope arrangement ?
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« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2009, 05:14:41 PM »
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« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2009, 11:58:44 PM »
I'm the first one to tee off on the new #4 placement. They put the form down and asked me what I thought, so I stepped in and took a toss. It was like waiting for your house to be built, walking around in the basement imagining how great it's going to be. I feel privileged.

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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2009, 03:00:10 PM »
Where was #4 moved to? Farther back I hope!
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« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2009, 06:53:14 PM »
#4 was moved a bit further back and to the right by the walking path.
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Re: Tee Pads coming
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2009, 10:55:13 AM »
Thanks Doug, just sent them a note!
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