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February 2009 Blog Posts (84)

hey all disc golfers

hey i have started this thing where here in Spokane if you find a disc that has been lost you can turn it in to me and me and my dad Kevin will try to do every thing to get the disc back to the owner and we will call them and ask peple who no them if we have to to get it back to them. we have already got 5 disc out to people so if you find one please give it to me so i can get it back to the owner. i will have the disc at the tournaments so if you have lose your disc you can come get it at the… Continue

Added by ashley s on February 28, 2009 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

Mixing it up to keep your bag politically uncluttered

I love loyalty...dont we all. Its the reason the dog is the most common pet,its the reason you tolerate that friend who knows exactly what not to say.Loyalty can be a wonderful and very beneficial quality...it can also be self depricating. This self destructive loyalty reers its ugly head in the form of almost religous preferance for brands of the plastic we throw.How many times have we seen it in the blogs...on the courses...on porta johns everywhere! People pointing out the inherent… Continue

Added by Scot Lambert on February 28, 2009 at 8:34pm — 6 Comments

March Meltdown

..except it's February and everything re-froze over night after the rain leaving us with some of the most wicked icy fairways I've played on in a tournament. Often you had to lay up or slide a putt or approach for fear of long misses and had to play the ice on several drives and upshots which made a tough day. Got to witness Frame-O- taking a 7 on a short hole.



I played better than expected and got a bit of good luck, shooting a 60 then a 58 at Rolling Hills Long tees (both bad… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on February 28, 2009 at 6:44pm — No Comments

went disc golfing this week for the first time after surgery

well I was missing the game, so my boyfriend and I went to rockford east anna page. I wasnt able to throw side arm but i could throw back hand, not very good but if felt good to be on the course again. I'm not sure if I like the course it was really open and very windy. I think next time I go I will try the west side with the 600 ft shot.

Added by karen casey on February 28, 2009 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Buzzzless

Yes, I am now Buzzzless.



I experimented some with Discraft's Buzzz for a little while and have now decided to remove them from my DG bag. I've replaced one with a Roc and another with a new Kite from Innova. The Kite is what I have been looking for. It is kinda like a slightly faster, smaller diameter Stingray. I also added a Skeeter but like the Kite better so far.



On another subject, I have decided to run as an officer in the upcoming elections for the local club. The… Continue

Added by nitegolfer on February 27, 2009 at 5:09pm — 3 Comments

YDGA and ACES youth disc golf clinic

Hello
I just wanted to thank a few people that have already helped by donating discs Dave, who also threw an Ace the day he donated his discs Hole 11 Morley, Randy&Allison, Eric S., Kent, Wesley, Scott..... thanks Sage

Added by Sage on February 27, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Greater Cincinnati Flying Disc Association "Course Challenge Series 2009"

We have made a few changes this year. Try and visit a few and see how you compare with the locals.



Cost:

Open $20

Open Women $10

Open Master / Grandmasters $10

Advanced $10

Advanced Masters / Grandmasters $10

Novice $5



There is a $3 non-member fee for all non-GCFDA members (Novice Men & Am Women are exempt from the non-member fee), and a $5 late fee for sign-ups after 9:00am. There is also an optional $2 ace fund. If no aces are hit that… Continue

Added by Adam Pacman Jones on February 26, 2009 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Why are people pissed at Obama already?

Forgive the off disc topic for a moment, but this does have an impact on everyone these days. I read a news article the other day that involved the new President of the United States; big surprise right. However, the article really pissed me off due to the extreme amount of ignorance involved. The title was "Growing hate groups blame Obama, economy. Now, I'm far from being perfect and I know that everyone "hates" at some point in their lives, it's a part of being human. However, these are… Continue

Added by Kaiser on February 26, 2009 at 5:30pm — 8 Comments

Roadtrip to Texas State Doubles

We leave tomorrow, heading south to the Snow Farm, for Texas State Dubs.



This year, I'll be playing with Tom Langley, whom I consider to be a pretty decent golfer. But Poor Tom, he doesn't know the partner he picked for doubles. Actually, I play alright when I have a safety net for a partner. It's when I'm out there on the island of tourney disc golf that I flail about.



Tom and a couple other Funkytown Flyers are leaving in the morning and driving his motorhome down and… Continue

Added by Nascar Dave on February 26, 2009 at 4:05pm — 4 Comments

Champion CFR XCALIBERS are now 15% off...

Champion CFR XCALIBERS are now 15% off... thru the Month of March.

http://discgolfclub.org/proshop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=142

SDGC CLUB SEAL STAMPED...

Added by Trotter on February 26, 2009 at 12:24am — 1 Comment

Holmes - Good and Whacked

I played a quick round at Holmes and finished -1 with birdies on 5 and 6 and a bogey on 4. I threw my longest tee shot on #1 that I have ever thrown. Then I started whacking trees off the tee. I hit trees on 2, 3, 4, and 5! I recovered as well as I could on each of them. I also had terrible tee shots on 7 and 8 but recovered to save par. I finished with another long tee shot on with a long look at a birdie. The birdies on 5 and 6, I had whacked a tree on 5 and had to thread the trees from about… Continue

Added by Kraig on February 25, 2009 at 5:51pm — No Comments

TRIP TO NJ THRU PENN.

http://maps.google.com/maps?sourceid=navclient&rlz=1T4ADBF_enUS238US239&q=pennsylvania&um=1&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=il

Route I'm taking. Looking for courses that are 10-15 minutes off road, easy to find, and are playable in two weeks.

Added by Jeff Coates on February 25, 2009 at 3:11pm — 1 Comment

New Course in Oak Grove 'Backyard'?!?

I've heard of a new course just up the 210 Freeway from Oak Grove....in Cresenta Valley, I believe, but have yet to hear more information, and there is no official entry @ PDGA.....anyone?!?

Added by slo on February 25, 2009 at 1:47pm — No Comments

how I got started disc golf

My boyfriend and I were walking at lustig park and I couldnt figure out what the baskets were for so he told me and said we should try, but I didnt want to because it sounded stupid. Well my son came home on leave and my boyfriend and him were talking about the game and my son wanted to try so they went to dunhams and bought a couple sets and they asked me if I wanted to go and I said it sounded stupid throwing discs at a basket. So my boyfriend and two sons went and played and came backed and… Continue

Added by karen casey on February 25, 2009 at 11:16am — 1 Comment

Day one of my professional discgolf career!

Whhoooo time to putt!

Added by Chris "chrispy" LaBarre on February 24, 2009 at 5:28pm — No Comments

playing in the rain

My glow aviar grips better than my star aviar in the rain.

Added by shallowaloe on February 23, 2009 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Disc Golf SLeepover

I am royally excited about my pre-Ice Bowl Tournament sleepover! Yay! Im expecting 5 people from Monroe, LA. I plan on barbecuing and i ordered a big screen and a wii (both of which have arrived and been setup) and i have a few other tvs and game systems for everyone to play



Hopefully the weather will be good cause im going to setup baskets to practice. Everyone in the world of disc golf is invited! Hip hip…

Added by The Nubian on February 23, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

New ace

Hole 8, Blue course, Ft Walla Walla, Wa

Added by Joe on February 22, 2009 at 10:39pm — No Comments

DOUBLES TOURNEY ON A BALL GOLF COURSE IN SPRINGFIELD, IL ON 2/28/09

MORE INFO HERE...


http://discgolfer.ning.com/events/sdgc-presents-byop-nbg-at

Added by Trotter on February 22, 2009 at 1:02pm — 2 Comments

ace! #17 at z boaz

aced 17 at zboaz yesterday! firebird skip shot. usually throw buzzzzz on this hole, but decided to try something else. told my card that i thought i heard metal, but everyone blew me off. and porkchop, i actually have witnesses this time!

Added by mothergoose on February 22, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

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