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Nothing like a blizzard and high winds to usher in the season. My neighborhood only got a few inches of snow but evidently some places got buried. The winds were strong and biting. The weather report claimed the gusts reached 50 mph.

Six hardy (foolhardy?) golfers braved the elements yesterday right in the thick of it. On the drive to the course and for the first half hour we got a mix of rain and snow and it was punishing. Ice rain blowing sideways sucks. Then it got a bit colder and it turned to snow and ice crystals, which was much more tolerable. Once we got into the woods and winds were somewhat blocked it was easily tolerable, even enjoyable.

We were the only ones on the course. I felt sort of like a mountain man, battling nature, but aided by the best high tech gear available. Afterward, sipping a victory Sierra Nevada Pale Ale on heated leather seats, it was worth the minor discomfort.

So how hard did you get hit? Did you play in it?

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We got BLASTED in Kalamazoo!!! Just about everyone at my work worked from home today and about half yesterday. The roads suck, but I haven't had a chance to play yet (i never let the weather stop me, just work). The tourney in Toledo this Saturday should be interesting...
I'm in Madison, WI and we got 15 inches. No chance of playin in that deep of snow, but there's no baskets at the courses around here, so my season is done until I go back to Colorado in a couple weeks
That sounds awesome, almost reminds me of a trip to Juneau that a took a few months back, but it was ridiculous rain and wind. I have yet to play in a blizzard, but I would if I wanted to play that bad.
We took a nasty blow here in central Wisconsin. We ended up with 12"-14" and blizzard conditions. I will be playing this week end.
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We had the Air Conditioner on in the morning.
It got windy and there were light rains.
Then it got cold. 65 (Free A/C!). Oh Brrrrr, but the rain stopped.
We decided to putt indoors and wait for a better day.
People are playing night golf at Coachman right now.
Everyone Vacations in Sunny Florida!
The Worlds Largest Disc Golf Store is only an hour and a half from Mickey in Orlando!
You can only take so many days of DisneyWorld and if it starts to rain there, drive to Sunny Clearwater.
Sugar sand beaches and 8 Disc Golf courses, including Ken Climos home course and a Ball golf cross course.

The first possible day we could have played in the snow, we entered a doubles tournament! We were bumped up to AM1, and we finished 4th with no lost discs.
It was geat...Bring on winter!
Mark,
As Blazo, Battle Creek got "blasted". But not as much "lake effect"snow for us. Still...home snow removal made it impossible for me to go discin. We got dumped on early this year and it caught me off guard. So...yes I plan on gettin out there. I really enjoy having a good excuse for having my nose run (in winter) and discin is it. I might even get some of that winter elixer (Sierra Nevada) you consume... regardless if it's at a tourney or not. Looking forward to some winter tournies.
Great elemental fun. A final note: I think Disc-O-Golf should come up North for some real air-conditioning.
K.
Does having a cookies and cream Blizard from DQ after my round count? Sorry I was snivelling when I tried to play in 30ish degree weather out here in Nor Cal. Couldn't imagine playing in that stuff.
Mickey and Minnie!! Didn't you hear? They are getting a divorce!
Yeah...but did you hear why? *snicker* *snort*
So we headed out to my favorite course, ye old Grand Woods Park in Lansing Michigan for some winter glow golf and it was my buddy's first time with LED's. We started as soon as possible at hole 17 upon walkin in the park and we all took bogies with a nasty 6 for the newbie. Howling winds, big thick heavy snow and some serious cold made it interesting. A sweet jump putt par-save made the night worthwile. Alex lost an Orc on the slushy ice and a Boss in some drifted snow. The weather got so bad and cold that we called it quits after 13 holes and a drive on a 14th. My toes were cold and we were wet and frozen. What a brutal time, welcome winter!!!
Still waiting for our first snow over here in Leipzig Germany

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