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Water Hazard Survivors

Admit it... you have been "in the drink" at least once in your disc golf career. If not, then you are playing it too safe. Tell us about it, its sure to be a good story!

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Comment by Bryan Carr on September 27, 2009 at 6:48pm
sunk the most fantastic beat in tee rex hole 14 at redhawk in tulsa. by far the most disgusting hole of muck I've ever been in. two feet off the bank I was already calf deep in mud. finally got to my disc about 10 feet farther out up to my thighs in mud. had to submerge to grab it but got it out safe and sound...my truck still smells like that mud/wet socks/shattered confidence...but atleast I still have my baby!
Comment by Bill Burns on September 22, 2009 at 5:05pm
One day charity event at a temp course (someday a new permanent course) at White Rock Lake park in Dallas. Shanked my CE Aero into the skanky creek. There was already a water dog in there looking for others discs, but I had had enough, and jumped in, fully clothes. The water is just as green under the surface as it was on the top. Didn't find the disc after I used up my 3 minutes plus (but the water dog did later, and I paid him for it!) Had fun playing the rest of the round in a soaking wet TShirt. It changes your throwing dynamic. I still cashed though.
Comment by Bruce Cortrecht on September 21, 2009 at 4:52pm
Disc up,
Played Unger Park in Saint Louis county watched 1 of my drives and 2 each of the other 2 golfers go into the drink on 1 teepad first time playing course. You really need to keep things "Unger" managment. High risk, but high reward. Heck, I ain't no U-boat driver.
Fly long & prosper!
Comment by Jayne on September 21, 2009 at 12:02pm
DUDE! This past weekend at USWDGC I was playing West Lake Park. Hole 13 is super narrow and pretty long. Lake on either side of the fairway. There were 5 or 6 spotters who all said my drive skipped off of the water about 5 feet wide of shore and landed in bounds! Haha.... worked well for me that time!
Comment by The FORCE on September 19, 2009 at 5:38pm
yup, i sunk an esp cyclone the other day at fort custer, but managed to find a stick to grab it out. this happened ONLY after i surrendered to taking my shoes and socks off. water was ok i must say, GOT MY DISC BACK
Comment by Biscuits on September 16, 2009 at 8:49am
Try watching them disappear into a swamp. Now that's some drink that you really debate if its worth going after (and I have, and it's worth it)! 2 courses down here are known for it, Boiling Springs, and Easley.

On a cleaner note, wife and I both put our fly-dye KC-Pro Gazelles in the lake at Trophy Lakes.
Comment by mf100forever on September 16, 2009 at 5:17am

I was playing Knektaparken in Jönköping, I think it was in 97-98. The course is really beutiful and lots of holes have water in play so to say. Hole 4 (80m downhill) a short hole where you have to throw over a small stream, but there was a flood at that time so it was the small stream was more like a river 50meters wide and the "green" was covered with 20-30 cm of water! Decided to don´t play that hole though! Well, I played on and in the end lost two discs in the water on the 8 first holes until I gave up!

I bet this guy had a lot to do that summer!
Comment by Meesh on September 14, 2009 at 6:22pm
2009 El Do Open was definitely a WATER HAZARD... I lost 2 discs in the lake, my husband lost 1 and the divers didn't find any of them. On the last day after the 3rd round I jumped in (clothes and all) to go digging around the nasty lake for my beloved Road Runner. Found 5 discs, none of which were mine :0( Also, props to Patrick Paramore for swimming SEVERAL times that weekend and pulling out lots of peoples discs!
Comment by Groovy on September 13, 2009 at 6:44pm
Water,water,water... I will go swimming for my disc.
Comment by Donny Olow on September 13, 2009 at 4:43pm
I have been in the first lake , Hole # 3 at Emerald Isle's. I did get my disc back.
 

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