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January 2008 Blog Posts (170)

Gower Park

Cooper and I went to Gower after work and played 3 rounds of 9 holes each. I was +2, +4, and even par. I was driving okay but my approaches were erratic. I also missed a couple of gimme putts and a couple other putts that I should have made. I also made a couple putts that shouldn't have gone in. They have the new fencing up around the tennis courts and basketball courts and are pouring concrete between the two. I had a pair of cutoffs on under my sweat pants and they were so loose that they… Continue

Added by Kraig on January 23, 2008 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Doubles Partner

Not really a blog per say but looking for a doubles partner in Indiana, I live in the Indianapolis area. Looking to tour a lot this summer and want to play some doubles matches and possible go to doubles national. If your interested just send me a message.

Lman

Added by Michael Lonergan on January 23, 2008 at 5:05pm — No Comments

In My Bag

Well everyone has a favorite disc for a particular situation, and I'm no exception to that rule. I definately don't look blindly into my bag as I approach my next shot. Here is a mix of what I carry and how I use them.

1st off is the drive and this varies depending on distance, turn, and throwing room. Typically my first choice for a sidearm is going to be a Firebird or a T-rex if it is long, star plastic for both. They are highly dependable and versatile as…

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Added by Marck PDGA #32349 on January 23, 2008 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

10 Attitude Degrees of Disc Golf by Janey

10 Attitude Degrees of Disc Golf by Janey

Current mood: amused

Category: Sports

I taught my friend, Janey, to play disc golf this summer. She is a great student and is getting better with every trip. She wrote this blog about some of…

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Added by Charlotte Stalvey on January 23, 2008 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

J.G Whats up aka Stick

New place I Like the wall paper and Already ran into a few friends see ya out on the course that were I'm headed if not check out Stickitdg.com if you haven't already. peace

Added by Stick on January 23, 2008 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Disc Dream

Dreams are weird. You need to get them down right away, or else you forget them, right? Maybe. Anyway I'm just going to go over the tiny bits I remember...



We were walking between holes at the Toboggan course, between hole three and four and we came on a new hole. The hole was about 330, had an immediate ridge in front of the teepad you couldn't see over (similar to hole three at Norwalk, Ohio for those that are local) and then played over a reservoir to a postage stamp green,… Continue

Added by Chris Wojciechowski on January 23, 2008 at 11:45am — 2 Comments

Disc Golf to Me

Well Here I am on probably the best site in the world for disc golfers to come together, and I must say, What a Wonderful Idea!!!!!! This Totally Roc's!!!!!! Major Kudo's to the designer's and all involved in making this happen, now I guess it's my job to get the word out just like most of you have and I definately will!!!!!

A bit about myself, I started playing the game Feb 12 2006 and fell in love with it from the start. I grew up a seasonal Athlete, playing…

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Added by Marck PDGA #32349 on January 23, 2008 at 11:16am — No Comments

fun ways to fix a bummer round

had a devistating double bogey on the twisty hole 3 @drake springs today. you know, the one that tees out of the barn with two huge cedar trees about 15 feet of the pad. hit em from 15 and 5 today. While hopes of breaking the course record were tossed I learned to play a new game.

Catch up was in order and figuring out how to level my emotions after a double bogey. I remember a time when a bad hole took me out of a whole tournament.



I just couldnt get a deuce for three holes… Continue

Added by lefty tom on January 23, 2008 at 12:33am — 1 Comment

The Off-Season

It has been long awaited, but its finally here. Its not like I wanted to season to end, but now that it has it is something to truly enjoy to the fullest. It is always good to give the body and mind a

break from the world of Disc Golf. I have to tell you that it wears on

me sometimes but it is not something that I am complaining about in

anyway because I am fortunate enough to do what I do for a living, I am

truly grateful to be given the opportunity to throw discs for a…

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Added by Avery Jenkins on January 22, 2008 at 10:56pm — 3 Comments

Page updates

I just found this site, so there will have to be updates to my home page (photos, tournament scheduale, friends list, and any thing else).

I have two test this week so it may take some time, plus my new laptop should be shipped by Jan. 29th, which will let me post pics and vid.

And alot of spell check

Added by Znash on January 22, 2008 at 6:17pm — No Comments

When at Bud Hill The fun Never Ends Just take a look At some of our friends OGB Eyes of blue Songbird Tammy “Crazy” for you Josh as always Such a cutie Stephanie Classic beauty Crawdaddy is working W…

When at Bud Hill

The fun Never Ends

Just take a look

At some of our friends



OGB

Eyes of blue

Songbird Tammy

“Crazy” for you



Josh as always

Such a cutie

Stephanie

Classic beauty



Crawdaddy is working

With a smile in his pocket

While some of the crew

Keep their names on the docket



Kenny and Lynn

Can’t be replaced

Gary runs…

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Added by Grace Rose on January 22, 2008 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

D's Disc History

Love the game....started in the 80's in Ohio and Michigan. In the early

90's played a lot in Columbus Ohio. Moved to Colorado in 95' and played

some here and there...then I fell in love with Ultimate and ball golf. In 2007

I really got hooked playing disc golf. My favorite driver disc is the Beast. My midrange is the Spider and I putt with a Wizard. I take pride in my putting/mid range game. I love lots of sports, but Disc Golf for me combines Ultimate, Golf, Fishing and hiking.… Continue

Added by David on January 21, 2008 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Star Wraith vs. Star Destroyer

Who will win ??

Added by Brad on January 21, 2008 at 8:38pm — 15 Comments

Marnie's Art

Here are some of the paintings that my wife has done over the last year.



We're thinking of setting up a booth at "Worlds" this year, what do ya think?

You can see more of this work @ marniesart.com



Here's the view from Hole 13's fairway to 3's basket @ the Mythical Toboggan.



Now for some disc golf action....

And for the one that's… Continue

Added by Todd White on January 21, 2008 at 8:00pm — 12 Comments

1/19/08 women's winter bagtag round





another great day. doorprizes! CTP! one round of marshall street's pyramids silver with the exception of gold on hole 4... in theory to avoid the steep, icy hill

leading to the creek.



6 ladies played: 2 clevelanders, 2 michaganders, 1 phili chick, and our lovely leicester…
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Added by heather on January 21, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Beaver Ranch

Having Beaver Ranch disc golf course put near my Mt. home has inspired me to get more involved with promoting disc sports. I've done some Ultimate clinics and look forward to getting kids involved in Disc Golf here in the Denver foothills.

Added by David on January 21, 2008 at 6:08pm — No Comments

2008 Schedule Not Finalized

3-8 Mt. Airy CC

Sun 4-6 Riverside Dr (Pro Only)

4-12/13 Bowling Green Open (Pro Only)

4-19/20 Disc-N-Dat

4-26/27 Lexington Open

Sat 5-3 Lobdell

Sun 5-4 Turtlecreek Open

Sat 5-10 Pro- Am doubles

Sat 5-24 Gulley CC

5-31 / 6-1 Vetner

Sat 6-7 Gulley open

Sun 6 -15 Circus City Open (Pro Only)

6-21/22 Discraft Great Lakes Open

6-28/29 Pittsburgh

Sat 7-5 KY States

Sun 7-6 Duece or Die

7-12/13 BHMO

Sat 7-19 Oxford… Continue

Added by Matthew Blakely on January 21, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Beer Brewing (mistake number one)

It had to happen sooner or later, I was personally hoping for later.



Important safety tip Igon.... Do not, under any circumstances, brew your beer while the AFC Championship game is on. You will do something wrong!



I tried this and ended up not getting a good OG. With a partial boil, I cooled the wort properly, but failed to add most of the water to the fermenter BEFORE pouring the wort on top of it. Therefore the water is sitting on top… Continue

Added by Todd White on January 21, 2008 at 5:24pm — 2 Comments

Pleasant Surprise

Last night I was all over the discgolfreview.com forum talking about turnover Rocs, and 10x rocs just trying to get a feel for what kind of kc roc would turn a little more for me, I seem to have a bunch of superhuman stable 11x's that only beat into dead straight or hold the line you put on them. I'm not complaining, but I don't like dx and need a turnover midrange. Anways after finding someone to trade for 2 used 10x's I had a pm in my inbox from a JR that was just titled "hi". It wasn't the… Continue

Added by Will Kriewald on January 21, 2008 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

Midnight Putting Games

So, like I said in the previous blog post I went down to Columbus with Ziggy Bierekoven and Geoff Bennett for the Columbus Ice Bowl at the Hambrick Memorial Course at Hoover. It was a solid event, but the real fun was the night before the tournament to be honest. We stayed at Jordan Rauch's place. We played putting games in the basement nonstop. Jordan has an area that allows for up to 45 foot putts, I think the longest we bothered with were 35 footers. We did everything weird we could, from… Continue

Added by Chris Wojciechowski on January 20, 2008 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

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