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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #60 on: May 04, 2012, 09:40:59 AM »
Seems like Disc golfers monetary contribution is all that's wanted!

Very correct, and that has never been a secret.  His idea was that ball golf courses charge too much for charities to make a good return, so this was his answer.  His goal was never to have it as a regular playing disc golf course, at least that is what I got when we discussed using it for Worlds in 2008.  This was part of the reason that he didn't want concrete pads out there as well.......

Enjoy it when you can, and be thankful he is supporting a few events a year, it helps maintain the need to not worry about public issues on a private course.....it is after all a private course, and its HIS private course in his backyard....would you like the looks of Tank or myself in your backyard everyday for 5-6 hours? :P
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #61 on: May 04, 2012, 09:55:42 AM »
That's the most frustrating part of Thornfield... I LOVE the fact that we are raising money for a very worthy cause, but that is the only time we get to play/see the course. Seems like Disc golfers monetary contribution is all that's wanted!

Tank, this comes up ever year. I'm not sure the right solution but I will see Bill Stueck at an event tonight and would be glad to make an argument for more access. My position will be however that anyone playing our tournament could come play Friday betwen say noon and 6. If you are not playing in the tourney, pay a nominal fee, say $5 to play between noon and 6.  (The hours would have to be limited becasue he likely will want someone form the charity there the entire time and I only have limited time on Friday.

This is just a thought off the top of my head and responses are encouraged - tell me I'm nuts if you think so.
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #62 on: May 04, 2012, 10:01:40 AM »
Man... Wouldn't it be nice if we had like 20+ courses in a 25 miles radius of KC. Then we wouldn't be so concerned about a 100% for Charity DG Course. Oh wait...

I can tell you from personal experience talking with Bill that he really doesn't have a desire to allow DGers access to the course outside of his events. Not to even practice. I would just let it be personally. I tried once to get a monthly league going, where half the money paid in goes to whatever charity he had chosen. He thought about it for all of 2 mins. before saying "You know what would be a good idea... Get some of your friends to come play in the (charity tournament name here) in 2 weeks."
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #63 on: May 04, 2012, 11:47:12 AM »
Thanks David...that map at least gives me a general idea.  I appreciate it.
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #64 on: May 08, 2012, 02:36:15 PM »
We've had a few people drop out.
I have room for one team for sure, possibly two (I will know on ht esecond one for sure later tonight).

Let me know if you are interested?

It's supposed to be 72 degrees and sunny! You don't want to miss that, or the salmon burgers!
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2012, 06:34:53 PM »
Tank and Dick - Thanks for your comments! You both are RIGHT ON! This was the same quesiton that Ken brought up to me last year. And just so its stated, its going to be the same next year.  ;D

Dave - Thanks for the update!


Lets get the word out that there may still be openings for this awesome event!!!! We will have so many give aways and sponsors!!! there is no way the other tourney will touch this was as far as fun and free stuff is concerned!!!!


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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #66 on: May 09, 2012, 01:12:40 PM »
So is Jack donating some HopSlam to the event?  ;)

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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #67 on: May 09, 2012, 01:13:55 PM »
Nope.....my last 36 bottles are being closely guarded at this point......
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #68 on: May 09, 2012, 01:26:09 PM »
Seems like a nice donation prize...just 6 bottles though, 36 seems a little excessive.

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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #69 on: May 10, 2012, 10:48:32 AM »
We still have room for either one more team or a partner for Ed Gonzalez.
Let Gary or I know ASAP.


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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #70 on: May 11, 2012, 09:07:09 AM »
How about a reminder of our proposed schedule (and an address)?

Mmmm, salmon~burgers!!  :)

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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #71 on: May 11, 2012, 09:17:53 AM »
Thanks Otter.

ADDRESS -
1 mile east of 167th & Metcalf - Easiest way to get there is 69HWY south, exit 167th St and make a left (or east), Stay on 167th and cross over Metcalf and course will be on your right.

Here is a schedule of events for tomorrow:

- CHECK IN ----------------745a -900a
- PLAYER MEETING--------900a - 915a
- TEE OFF ----------------- 930a
- LUNCH -------------------100p
- RING OF FIRE------------130p-215pish
- 2nd RD TEE OFF ---------230p
- Scores, Prizes and Bonus Ring of Fire TBD (after second Rd)

We hope to have everyone out by 630p (at the very latest).

Thanks and cant wait to see you all!!!
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #72 on: May 11, 2012, 10:29:03 AM »
Don't know if anyone saw my post of Facebook, and haven't had a chance to post here until now.  Due to something coming up at work this weekend, I'm unable to attend tomorrow  :'(  So, I guess Ed can team with my partnter?
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #73 on: May 11, 2012, 10:57:38 AM »
James - Ed has a partner.

Please check your PM.
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Re: 5th Annual FLHW Prostate Cancer Doubles Shootout (5-12-12)
« Reply #74 on: May 13, 2012, 11:11:19 AM »
Excellent times had by all on a fabulous tract of land well suited for DG!!
Many thanks to David and Gary and ALL the helpers for running this smoooooth event!  8)
Looking forward to next year's already...

Bill Stuek is the MAN for allowing a championship course like this to exist, even temporarily, on his pristine land out there...WOW!
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