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Just thought this survey was cool, if you want to fill it out go for it, add to it too if you think of other stuff.

Here's mine :P


The Basics

Name Patrick Blazek
PDGA # 25325
Do you play disc golf? Um it's my life
How often do you play in a week? Lately 3-5 times
How many years have you been playing? 8 Years
What's your disc golf alias? Blazer, Johnny Blaze, Blazin (anything to do with my last name)
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? I always have a blast, I get to be outdoors, it's free to play, tournaments, meeting people, getting to play with the top pros in the world and much much more

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? About 19, 3 Buzzzs, 1 Comet, 1 D Drone, 1 ESP Meteor, 1 ESP Surge, 1 ESP Pulse, 1 ESP Predator, 3 Z Predators, 1 DGA Rogue, 2 Z Trackers, 1 Z Flick, 1 ESP Flash, 1 ESP Force, 1 Z Crush (5 years old, great roller), 2Challengers
What's your favorite driver? Ugghh That's tough, but I'd have to say the Predator, you can pretty much do anything you need to do with this disc and get out of trouble most of time.
What do you putt with? Beat-In 2006 Mile High Classic Stamped D-Challenger
What's your favorite plastic? Definitely ESP for certain discs and Z-Plastic for others
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Revolution Carolina Team Edition
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? DISCRAFT (Obviously)
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Hell Yeah Phenix Dual Strap Quad Shocks

The Courses

What's your favorite course? Umm ha that's hard. I'd just have to say Hays, Kansas (Frontier Park). It's the course I grew up on and it's amazing(maybe not the best but definitely a beautiful course) and it was one of the first courses established in the Nation
What's your home course? Hays, Kansas (Frontier Park)
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
McPherson, Thorpe Park, and Snowbowl (Aspen Sports Treebash - Flagstaff,AZ)
How many courses does your hometown have?
Depends on what you consider my hometown, (Hays, Kansas - 1-18hole course and a 9 hole course), (Denver, Colorado - 7-18Hole courses and 2-9Hole Courses), (Las Vegas - 4-18Hole Courses but only one is half way decent (Sunset Park))

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? 54 so Far Since 2004
How many have you placed in? Placed In? Well I played Intermediate/Advanced up until a year ago and I placed in (22 outta 27), as a Pro I've cashed in (15 outta 27)
How many tournaments have you placed first in? (Pro - 2) (Advanced - 5)
What's your rating? 984 (I'm hoping 995+ with the June update)
How many aces do you have? 14
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Aspen Sports Treebash, Flagstaff, AZ (May 31st - June1st)
High Plains Challenge, Fort Morgan, CO (June 14th - June 15th)
Are you sponsored by any companies? Yeah DD - Dynamic Discs and I'm hoping for Discraft in the near future :P
Who's your favorite pro women? I'd have to say Val Jenkins, She always looks like she's havin fun and she's amazing for only being 22. O yeah she can throw freegin far too!
Who's your favorite pro male? That's a toughy but I'd have to say Ken Climo, he is what the sport is all about and you can't ask for much than that. But I also idolize Mike Randolph(Colorado Native DISCRAFT sponsored) and Avery Jenkins (Innova Sponsored). These other two guys are amazing and also just have the best attitudes on and off the course.

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Tim
32582
obviously
play 3-5, practice everyday at lunch
2 years
none
having the disc do what you want it to do

about 20
depends on shot, probably Champ Wraith
Soft Challenger
Innova Star
Innova comp bag
Innova...like Discraft midranges though.
Shoulder straps off my ball golf bag once the crap innova ones I bought disintegrated

Favorite? Flip City or Meyer Broadway original
Meyer Broadway
Big Rapids-Northend Riverside
Three-Meyer Broadway Original, North, and Dr. Lawless-not bad for a town of 7500 people.

Played in about 12 PDGA tourneys, plus about 6 or 7 nonsanctioned
Placed in most
Have won 3
892
four aces
Michigan Intercollegiate Sept 28 @ Meyer Broadway
no sponsorship
Liz Carr
The Basics

Name Eric Sears
PDGA # 36216
Do you play disc golf? Its called Disc Golf???? whoaa
How often do you play in a week? Mon-Fri 2-5pm, Sat 6-10am.
How many years have you been playing? Year and 2 months
What's your disc golf alias? Don't have one
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? The full flight of a disc going 450+ft.
The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? 1 First Run Surge, 1 ESP Surge, 1 Sparkle Z Force, 1 First Run Force, 1 Z Pred, 2 Z Avengers, 1 Z MRV, 1 FLX Buzzz, 4 Cryztal Challengers, 1 FLX Challengers.
What's your favorite driver? First Run ESP Surge
What do you putt with? Lime Green FLX Challenger
What's your favorite plastic? FLX
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Delux Competition
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? DISCRAFT (Obviously)
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Phenix Dual Strap Quad Shocks FTW

The Courses

What's your favorite course? Vista Del Camino otherwise known as the Shelly Sharpe Memorial Disc Golf Course.
What's your home course? Same as above, Scottsdale Arizona
Which course do you plan on visiting next? Depends where Im asked to go
How many courses does your hometown have? Like 7 I think.

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? 1 First tournament ever. 07 Halloween Classic. Also the Jewel in 08.
How many have you placed in? 1st in Rec division during the Classic. I think really crappy during other one.
How many tournaments have you placed first in? Rec Division 1 1st place.
What's your rating? Dont have one yet.
How many aces do you have? 8 :)
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Shelly Sharpe Memorial (Oct 4-5th.) Halloween Classic (Oct 25th)
Are you sponsored by any companies? No, but it would be cool. I am hoping one day to get picked up by Discraft.
Who's your favorite pro women? Have to say Des Reading.
Who's your favorite pro male? "Critter" Bill Themm because of his effortless drives that go forever. Eric McCabe, well because I used to play with him back in the day in Emporia Kansas and had no idea who he was untill a few years ago lol.
The Basics

Name Miguel Lara
PDGA # 36793
Do you play disc golf? 36793
How often do you play in a week? 3 or 4 times
How many years have you been playing? 5 but this is my first year in the pdga
What's your disc golf alias?
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? the walk in the park and good people

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? bakers dozen
What's your favorite driver? Destroyer.
What do you putt with? pro Rhyno
What's your favorite plastic? star innova
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Clive
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? Innova
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Backpack Strap

The Courses

What's your favorite course? Anna Page by far. Best in the Midwest!
What's your home course? Anna Page
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
Janesville's Lustig park
How many courses does your hometown have?
Anna Page has an East and West Course but the East is interchangable, and a few in the surrounding area

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? two so far... 2008
How many have you placed in? 4th in my first one in recreational and dead last on my intermediate,,, i had so many penality strokes.... late on the second day and i was not gonna quit so i had like 27ish extra strokes ahahaha call me STROKER
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 1 , Ameatuar II in a Rockford Open
What's your rating? 871
How many aces do you have? notta..
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Doubles in Rockford the weekend before the Hallow. and IOS #6 in Round Lake

Are you sponsored by any companies? nope
Who's your favorite pro women? I'd have to say Val Jenkins, She always looks like she's havin fun
Who's your favorite pro male? Nikko L..... young player that's ripin it up
The Basics

Name Ben Calhoun
PDGA # 16000
Do you play disc golf? Yes
How often do you play in a week? 24-45+
How many years have you been playing? 10
What's your disc golf alias? Still need one
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? Gets me outdoors, active. Fills time with something good for me.

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? About 15, average
What's your favorite driver? Firebird
What do you putt with? Changes every day until I can figure out my problem
What's your favorite plastic? 1st run CE
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Revolution Carolina Team Edition- Blue/Gray
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? No preference anymore, mix half and half
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Yes
The Courses

What's your favorite course? Idlewild, Burlington KY
What's your home course? BRATS, Ann Arbor MI
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
Z-Boaz, Ft. Worth TX
How many courses does your hometown have?
9+ in the metro

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? 100+
How many have you placed in? At least half
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 10? 1 pro, 5-6 advanced, several lower and junior
What's your rating? 962
How many aces do you have? 53
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Worlds 2009
Are you sponsored by any companies? DGRUS
Who's your favorite pro women? That's a loaded question.
Who's your favorite pro male? Bennett is always mind blowing.
hey now,disc golf alias would be: Road Trips or Poison Ivy
Ben Calhoun said:
The Basics

Name Ben Calhoun
PDGA # 16000
Do you play disc golf? Yes
How often do you play in a week? 24-45+
How many years have you been playing? 10
What's your disc golf alias? Still need one
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? Gets me outdoors, active. Fills time with something good for me.

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? About 15, average
What's your favorite driver? Firebird
What do you putt with? Changes every day until I can figure out my problem
What's your favorite plastic? 1st run CE
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Revolution Carolina Team Edition- Blue/Gray
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? No preference anymore, mix half and half
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Yes
The Courses

What's your favorite course? Idlewild, Burlington KY
What's your home course? BRATS, Ann Arbor MI
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
Z-Boaz, Ft. Worth TX
How many courses does your hometown have?
9+ in the metro

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? 100+
How many have you placed in? At least half
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 10? 1 pro, 5-6 advanced, several lower and junior
What's your rating? 962
How many aces do you have? 53
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Worlds 2009
Are you sponsored by any companies? DGRUS
Who's your favorite pro women? That's a loaded question.
Who's your favorite pro male? Bennett is always mind blowing.
Naw. alias is like a nickname or some jazz like that. Poison Ivy is like a nemsis. Road Trips are just great all around.

mr ed said:
hey now,disc golf alias would be: Road Trips or Poison Ivy
Ben Calhoun said:
The Basics

Name Ben Calhoun
PDGA # 16000
Do you play disc golf? Yes
How often do you play in a week? 24-45+
How many years have you been playing? 10
What's your disc golf alias? Still need one
The Basics

Name Mike Inscho
PDGA # not at the moment
Do you play disc golf? whenever I can get out there
How often do you play in a week? a couple
How many years have you been playing?2
What's your disc golf alias? don't have one
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? It's great for everyone. You meet cool people and it's a great stress reliever from my other life.

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round?10
175g KC Pro Aviar, 171g DX Aviar P&A, 150g DX Aviar P&A, 175g Star Kite, 171g Champion Valkyrie, 171g Star TL, 175g Champion Beast, 169g Star Destroyer, 175g EcoStar Destroyer, 169g DX Beast,
What's your favorite driver? Star TL
What do you putt with?175g KC Pro Aviar
What's your favorite plastic?Champion
What kind of disc golf bag do you have?Innova Standard Bag
What's your favorite disc manufacturer?Innova
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap?nope

The Courses

What's your favorite course? From what I've played, Buckhorn @ Harris Lake
What's your home course? Cedar Hills Rotary Park, Raleigh NC
Which course do you plan on visiting next? Middle Creek DGC, Cary (Apex), NC
How many courses does your hometown have? 3-4 I think


The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? none
How many have you placed in? 1 out of 1
What's your rating? no idea
How many aces do you have? 2 (non tourny)
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? Sneaky Pete or Lake Reidsville Open
Are you sponsored by any companies? I wish
Who's your favorite pro women? Val Jenkins-sometimes I have to remind myself that's she's only in her early 20's. A force to be recognized.
Who's your favorite pro male? Avery Jenkins- haha.. yeah. I like both of em'. He's not my only favorite but He motivates me. He's at the top and still wants the win more than anybody.
too much stufff to answer
Name Aaron Scott
PDGA # 28438
Do you play disc golf? My life as well
How often do you play in a week? As much as possible
How many years have you been playing? since 95
What's your disc golf alias? nope
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? Getting outside, playing against the course and challenging myself to do better

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? varies on the course but around 15-17 - 3 destroyers, the Boss, pro line monster, cfr wraith, 2 valkyries, 2 2005 pumpkin aviars, 3 buzzzs and a whippetx
What's your favorite driver? My 169 destroyer.
What do you putt with? the same 2005 dx pumpkin aviar I have been using since I got it.
What's your favorite plastic? star for Innova and FLX for Discraft
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Revolution ?
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? Innova
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Hell Yeah Phenix Dual Strap Quad Shocks

The Courses

What's your favorite course? I have 2 O'Hauser in Menasha, WI - where I started playing and Morley field in San Diego- just love the vibes when I go out there and playing with palm trees is sweeeetttt!
What's your home course? Eagel Ridge in Oswego, IL
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
Fairfield park in Round Lake IL
How many courses does your hometown have? 1 - a former 9 holer turned into an 18 hole course!

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? since 2006 I have played about 30 or so
How many have you placed in? Placed In? There have only been 4 I have not placed in.
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 2006 the first PDGA tourney I played in I took 1st in INT, (2 in INT and 1 in ADV)
What's your rating? 958 - but I do have a 1037 rated round this year!
How many aces do you have? 9 with a back to back in 2006
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing?IOS #6 the Fairfield Farewell on OCT 19th
Are you sponsored by any companies? nope not yet
Who's your favorite pro women? Des, she is so laid back and easy to talk to when you approach her- great ambassador for the game.
Who's your favorite pro male? Has to be Jay. I caddied for him this year and what a GREAT GUY! Totally laid back and rolls with whatever is handed to him. Not to mention his work with the EDGE program. Nothing better for the sport than a guy who goews around to the youth of the country trying to get them active by learning this great sport!
The Basics

Name: Victoria
PDGA #34361
Do you play disc golf? hmmm let me think.....maybe
How often do you play in a week? lately only about once or twice...I work and go to school full time
How many years have you been playing? almost 5 years
What's your disc golf alias? Miss Placement, JFED's lady
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? the sound of the chains, being outdoors getting exercise

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? 12-14
What's your favorite driver? I don't just have one favorite...Monarch, Valkyrie, Roadrunner
What do you putt with? Pro Rhyno
What's your favorite plastic? Star
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? some kind of little Discraft bag...I'm inbetween bags...just sold my PDGA bag and will be getting a new Innova bag soon
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? Innova
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? I have Quad Shocks, but just using a shoulder strap for right now

The Courses

What's your favorite course? That's a hard one...I like my home course because it's my home course. But I love Delaveaga, San Francisco, New Hogan Dam, Grass Valley, and Tahoe Vista
What's your home course? Shady Oaks, Orangevale
Which course do you plan on visiting next? Shady Oaks
How many courses does your hometown have? none in my hometown


The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? 10
How many have you placed in? 5
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 3
What's your rating? 826
How many aces do you have? none yet...only chains and out :(
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? as many Central Valley Series tournaments as I can
Are you sponsored by any companies? nope
Who's your favorite pro women? me of course! Haha...well, when I go pro
Who's your favorite pro male? Josh Anton....the local!
I guess I'll play...

The Basics

Name Jennifer Knisley
PDGA # 13273 (very kool because it has by birthday in it)
Do you play disc golf? Yep
How often do you play in a week? No so often
How many years have you been playing? 16 years
What's your disc golf alias? Jenspepsi
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? The people, the Sport

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round? 4 – Aviar Putter, Stingray, Rhyno, 1994 Cyclone
What's your favorite driver? 1st run Rhyno
What do you putt with? Aviar
What's your favorite plastic? mixed
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? Final 9
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? Innova
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap? Nope

The Courses

What's your favorite course? Very tuff…I like some courses for play and some for beauty … So no particular order – Tahoe, Santa Cruz, Orangevale, Rocklin, Beaver State,
What's your home course? Tuff again…I will have to say…ah..Rocklin CA?
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
Orangevale Ca
How many courses does your hometown have?
None

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? Played 1, Ran 50+
How many have you placed in? Well I placed...but it wasn’t notable
How many tournaments have you placed first in? None
What's your rating? None
How many aces do you have? 1
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing? I plan on attending many
Are you sponsored by any companies? Final 9 Sports
Who's your favorite pro women? Can’t pick…not a good question…Burl … very up beat, dedicated to the sport…travels…Kathy Manley…Best well around player!!! Love her!.. Annie Kreml decidated player, Valyrie Jenkins, Kristy King... Teresa Bellinger...all west coast female players....and…and…and…guess I’ll end with Juliana K !!

Who's your favorite pro male? How could I pick a pro player…. Well … I would have to say my Husband Bruce Knisley ..then maybe most everyone that plays Pro…Move up you Sandbaggers… jk….. hum … well for different reasons…. Jim Oates, Josh Anton, Steve Rico, Harold Hampton, Mike Loya, Michael Travers, Nate Doss, Avery Jenkins, Dave Feilberg, Gregg Barsby……..oh this is to hard….I will just end with Ken Climo…
The Basics

Name KYLE RODECAP
PDGA # N/A
Do you play disc golf? NO I JUST LIKE THE WEB SITE... UH YEAH I PLAY A LIL
How often do you play in a week? EVERYDAY
How many years have you been playing? 15
What's your disc golf alias? CRUSH-ZILLA,KYLEBUNGA,MONKEY ARM
What's your favorite thing about disc golf? GETTING TO BE OUTDOORS AND ITS SWEET TO WATCH THE PLASTIC FLY IN THE AIR

The Bag

How many discs do you carry in a round?AROUND 23.
What's your favorite driver?THE XCALIBER
What do you putt with? A WELL BEAT IN WIZARD
What's your favorite plastic? STAR
What kind of disc golf bag do you have? INNOVA TOURNAMENT
What's your favorite disc manufacturer? INNOVA
Do you have a shoulder strap or backpack strap?QUAD SHOCKS

The Courses

What's your favorite course? I OWULD HAVE TO SAY LEWISVILLE LAKE IN TEXAS OR MORLEY FIELD IN SAN DIEGO
What's your home course? SHUNGA,RICE AND LAKE SHAWNEE
Which course do you plan on visiting next?
SHUNGA ONCE I FINISH THIS
How many courses does your hometown have? 3 PERM. 3 ALT

The Tournament Life

How many PDGA tournaments have you played? LOST COUNT
How many have you placed in? MULTIPLE
How many tournaments have you placed first in? 4
What's your rating? DONT HAVE ONE
How many aces do you have? 25
What are the next disc golf tournaments you plan on playing?IM DONE TILL ICE BOWL 2009
Are you sponsored by any companies?YEAH LSDISCS AND HOPEFULLY INNOVA SOMEDAY
Who's your favorite pro women? I'd have to say Val Jenkins, She always looks like she's havin fun and she's amazing for only being 22. O yeah she can throw freegin far too!
Who's your favorite pro male? That's a toughy but I'd have to say Ken Climo, he is what the sport is all about and you can't ask for much than that.

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