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January 2009 Blog Posts (118)

Winter Hate

I hate winter, I want spring, arghhhh.

Added by Jon Andrews on January 5, 2009 at 11:24am — 3 Comments

The change time of the fiscal year

The change of the Japanese fiscal year is April.

The school is a start of the school years when April is new.

April is the time to enter the company.

It is the time when a cherry tree blooms in a neighborhood of Tokyo.

However, I heard that September was the start of the school year when the United States of America was new. Because the time was different, the foreign student who came to Japan heard the story that had a hard time.

Are the openings of the fiscal year… Continue

Added by Kazuhiko Gomibuchi on January 5, 2009 at 7:11am — 2 Comments

2008

2008 Schedule/Results

$ = cashed

1/19 - Tishomingo Ice Bowl - Tishomingo, MS (SN) $(4th/11) (int)

2/9 - Hartselle Ice Bowl - Hartselle, AL (SN/C) $(4th/15) (rec)

2/16 - SFC Ice Bowl XII - Florence, AL (SN) $(1st/18) (int)

2/23 - 4th Annual Lions Club Charity Classic - Athens, AL (C) $(5th/10) (rec)

3/1-2 - 11th Annual Tishomingo Spring Tournament - Tishomingo, MS (SN) $(3rd/21)(int)

3/15-16 - 25th Annual Spring Fling It - Florence, AL (SN) $(8th/22)… Continue

Added by Will Corey on January 4, 2009 at 11:43pm — No Comments

Consistently inconsistent...

Let's cut to the chase, I took about 3 months off from the game (never doing that again), time constraints, the holidays, etc. Started back playing this weekend with my cousin Ken up from B'ham. Putting was terrible, I guess that is to be expected. Anyway, I played in my clubs Ice Bowl yesterday and had the worst round I have ever played on the course (with the exception of my first round). 8 over par. Fast forward...I went to the same course this morning and shot 6 under...what? A 14 stroke… Continue

Added by Geoff on January 4, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Seems like I have hit a wall

Seems like after about a month of play I have hit a wall, I have read that this happens but I guess that this is the first time that I have ever noticed it in the time I have been playing. The more that I read about this happening the more that I have come to the conclusion that the only way to get through this is just keep playing. I am expecting that after what ever length of time that it takes to get past this "slump" I will make a step to being a better player with more control and better… Continue

Added by Jack Davis on January 4, 2009 at 12:48pm — 4 Comments

My First ACE of the New Year

Dateline: Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
Hole #18, Rosedale Down Under League
Kansas City, KS
162 JLS (2001 World's Stamp)
Doubles Partner: Tom Mollenkamp
On the Card: Mike Thomas and Mike Lockwood

Added by CD Player on January 3, 2009 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

2009 Tournaments

The tournaments I tenatively plan to play in 2009. Schedule always changes due to time constraints and other obligations thought,



Boiling Springs. SC Ice Bowl - February

Earlewood Classic - Columbia - March

USDGC Qualifier - Newberry, SC - May

Hall of Fame Classic - Augusta - May

Summer Sling - Trophy Lakes - June

GA Series - Cumming, GA - August

Mosquito Madness - Hardeeville, SC and Pooler, GA - September

Upstate Classic - Greenville, SC -… Continue

Added by Craig with a C on January 3, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

1,054

First new course of 2009 and post- 2008 tour!

I went out and played the new Waterloo State Rec. Area course in Grass Lake, MI today because it's about freezing, almost no snow to be found, and without any wind- best chance you will get here this time of year.



It's 27 miles from my door to the parking lot, a dozen more than Hudson Mills but only a few extra minutes because 2/3 of the way is by I-94.



Cost of parking was 6$ or 24$ yearly so I just got the… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on January 3, 2009 at 1:26pm — 5 Comments

I quit...

Yeah I decided to quit smoking, i havn't smoked in like 2 days... i thought i should share.

Added by Par420 on January 3, 2009 at 12:44am — 7 Comments

First round of 2009 = 4 under!

My first round of 2009 was at Hunter Park, Tulsa. I shot 4 down! My best finish on any course ever! Before today I was averaging 3 or 4 over.

Here's hoping the great end of 2008 and the great start to 2009 continues in the same fashion. :)

Added by Calico Jack on January 2, 2009 at 8:28pm — 3 Comments

Aces and Eights

It took me two years to get my first ace and I got it on my home course at Rio Don Do, hole # 10. Then about 5 weeks later aced hole number 8 on the beaver course, Cedar Hill outside of Dallas. Sweet little skip shot near the pond.

Great way to end the year!

Added by Calico Jack on January 2, 2009 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Friends

Ya know the best thing about Disc Golf is the friends you find out on the course! The Z-Brothers, ie: Keith & Drew, found me as a fledgling DG'er and took me under their wings, even though I can't get a lot of tech. help as they both throw wicked sidearms and I throw a wussy rhbh, they have helped me ENJOY the game a lot more than if I played by myself! They always make me "step up" my game, weither it's… Continue

Added by Bogeyman on January 2, 2009 at 4:35pm — 1 Comment

Let's get it started

I am not the most athletic person but I do enjoy being outdoors, I am no Grizzly Adams but being outside is nice, and a couple of years ago I tried to take up ball golf. I thought I started out ok but soon realized that it can get expensive if you wanted to play a lot. So then a friend of mine that used to play ball golf a lot introduced me to disc golf. It is not as though I had never heard of it but I just never knew the intricacies of the sport. I have video and shot some photos of a couple… Continue

Added by CoolDaddySlickBreeze on January 2, 2009 at 4:32pm — 5 Comments

Bottom 25

Tentative List of the Worst (for varying reasons including navigation issues, poor land useage, horrible course conditions constantly, design). Several on the list may be good for varying reasons too- only basket in the country, not allergic to ivy, or you already know how to navigate it.





Dr. Lawless, MI

Lenawee Christian School, MI

Villa High, KS

LeFluers Bluff, MS



Rivery, TX

Rock Canyon, UT



Brickyard, WI



Parma,… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on January 2, 2009 at 11:53am — 6 Comments

The Top 25.

My Top 25 Courses picks, in no particular order. Nearly as many that are on this list would tie for the 20-25th spots if there was room for that. I whittled it down to this for geographical and course style variety.



Worst 25 coming soon.



Hudson Mills Original, MI

Toboggan, MI

Kensington Tunnel,MI

Cass Benton, MI

Morraine State, PA

Warwick, NY

Patapsco, MD*

Idlewild, KY

Pickard, IA

Highbridge Hills- Granite Ridge,… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on January 2, 2009 at 11:00am — 15 Comments

Aaron Birdsall's Fish, continued

I saw Aaron Birdsall a while ago and he said he lost his fish again. This time I've made a 175 Q Omega red fish on yellow disc. free image hosting
If you know Aaron, give him a heads up.

Added by Bruce Brakel on January 1, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

First Round of 2009

After staying up all night, we decided we should go to Grand Woods to get our first round of the year in. We got to the park around 8:30 am and were back home in bed by 10:30 am.

Added by Trevor Thorp on January 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

A poem - The Stranger

Isn’t it neat, The people you meet

In a wind tortured field, Or out in the street

People with happy faces, They've seen some good places

But others seem cold, And turn themselves old

Some seem deranged, The world had them changed

And some seem confused, They don't follow rules

But who says they're wrong? To sing they're own song

I won't step on they're dreams, Or say they don't belong

So be wary of strangers, But hear what they say

For they may be a… Continue

Added by Hi, I'm Todd Lewis on January 1, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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