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jhinck2

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New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« on: May 23, 2013, 10:52:49 AM »
A fellow co-worker of mine who lives in PV sent me this link and thought I'd share.  Does anyone know who put this in the minds of PV parks and rec?  Or, is disc golf actually gaining traction in our parks and rec departments just by word of mouth?

http://pvpost.com/2013/05/21/disc-golf-course-new-playgrounds-among-pratical-improvements-suggested-by-pv-parks-committee-18489#respond

It looks to be just a little dinker course, but that's how it all begins!  I'll never forget my first days at William Yates!

P.S. Anyone who has a Facebook account should go to bat on these negative disc golf comments below the article...
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 11:37:22 AM »
As a Mission resident, this would be a very welcomed addition to the area - 9 holes or not.  Rosedale is great, but attempting to play solo is generally frustrating due to how busy it is during all hours of the day.

Based on the comments it seems the suburban moms aren't aware of any of the benefits disc golf.  :(

I sure hope the plan goes through!

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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 11:44:35 AM »
I just posted on the article.  They were questioning if was really that high of demand.  Feel free to add additional comments.  You're right Adam, they don't necessarily know what they are talking about and we need to help educate them... as nicely as possible. 

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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013, 12:16:15 PM »
I zoomed in on a satellite image of the area and it looks like an excellent place for a nine-hole course. I expect it would get played a lot year-round.
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013, 12:29:54 PM »
I used to hang out in that park after school back in the day throwing the ultimate disc around, that was about the only action that land ever got.
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2013, 11:02:04 AM »
posted, thanks for the link folks!
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2013, 12:06:35 AM »
Well, shoot that is right next to Paul Henson YMCA. I have pushed for DG as a youth sport in the YMCA and was successful. I am sure I could get the YMCA onto this if it helps it helps
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2013, 03:39:17 AM »
Is this by the police station and the pool? 

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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2013, 12:15:21 PM »
Yup it sure is. I would love having this course in that park as that is where I went to high school.

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« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2013, 09:23:54 AM »
We have been in contact with the Prairie Village Parks & Recreation Department about this possible course.  We are working with them on some literature which they will present to the city council to try to get approval and funding.  The city council is working on their 2014 budget so the course will not be going in this year.

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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2013, 08:29:17 AM »
Last night the Prairie Village City Council approved funding for a nine hole course in Harmon Park to be installed in 2014.  Thank you Mike Petrin and PV Parks and Rec.

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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2013, 09:36:24 AM »
Great News!!! ;D

Thank you Mike and Ben and PV!
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2013, 09:41:39 AM »
How Awesome, a huge thank you to Mike Petin and Ben Crosby!  They managed to get courses ready for the KCWO, run the course and get Prairie Village approval all in the same week. 

Last night the Prairie Village City Council approved funding for a nine hole course in Harmon Park to be installed in 2014.  Thank you Mike Petrin and PV Parks and Rec.

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« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2013, 11:28:58 AM »
How Awesome, a huge thank you to Mike Petin and Ben Crosby!  They managed to get courses ready for the KCWO, run the course and get Prairie Village approval all in the same week. 

Last night the Prairie Village City Council approved funding for a nine hole course in Harmon Park to be installed in 2014.  Thank you Mike Petrin and PV Parks and Rec.

That is some good stuff right there.  Your BoD hard at work making events happen and places to play for you all!
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Re: New Course Potential in Prairie Village
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2013, 11:46:04 AM »
Last night the Prairie Village City Council approved funding for a nine hole course in Harmon Park to be installed in 2014.  Thank you Mike Petrin and PV Parks and Rec.
Thank you too Ben its good to have a partner in crime
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