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February 2009 Blog Posts (84)

42 holes in 1 day

Today my brother Geoff and I took a little trip to B'ham to play a little disc golf with our cousin Wildman. We played our first round at George Ward and I loved it. The extra 6 holes really played a factor in my game today, I couldn't believe the way the wind was blowing on top of that hill. Once we finished there, we headed out to John LeMaster in Trussville. OMG!!!!! What a course. This course provided several challenging holes that would make a grown man cry!!! If you have the chance to… Continue

Added by Jonathan on February 21, 2009 at 11:36pm — No Comments

I'm bumming I cant go disc golfing for a few weeks as I just had surgery:(

I'm bumming I cant go disc golfing for a few weeks as I just had surgery:( Continue

Added by karen casey on February 21, 2009 at 10:33pm — 1 Comment

2 new courses, 42 holes

My brother Jon and I took a little roadtrip to Birmingham today. We met our cousin Wildman @ George Ward. I bought a Super Puppy from Tom Monroe in the parking lot, hooked up with Dane and off we went on a 24 hole safari. George Ward is a fantastic course where shot selection can easily result in low scores...loved it. After our round we loaded up and headed to Trussville to play John LeMaster. This is a very challeging course and believe me, you will need every shot in your bag. It is a great… Continue

Added by Geoff on February 21, 2009 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Orlando N'Ice Bowl March 1st

Come one come all to the Orlando N'Ice Bowl!



Date: Sunday March 1st.

Where: Turkey Lake Park

What: Charity Food-raiser for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orlando



$25 per person

2-rounds

10:00AM Tee off

Round 1 will be singles

Feed yourself

Round 2 will be a mystery format doubles



Mulligans will be available to purchase and win as a fund raiser

Every 5 cans of food donated gets 1 mulligan



Payout to Top 40% of… Continue

Added by James LeBaube on February 21, 2009 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Poor Distance...

Okay, i couldn't drive so far. Not more then 300 feets in the moment. Poor. In the moment the timing is abolutely wrong. Shit. But there is some time left until the tournaments starts. On the other side i have detected that i could approach very good with my sidearm over 150 - 200 feets. Feels crazy. Last summer i couldn't play any sidearms cause of some hurt in my biceps.

I have extendend the distance of good approaches. Perhaps that adjust my poor tee-off-drives in the… Continue

Added by Martin Kunz on February 21, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

FREEDOM!!!

They gave it to me! (driver's license) I'm free to come to a course near you. I almost feel like a human being again. I've pre-reg'd for the first tournament I will be driving to and playing in, EVER...Bowling Green. It's the site of my first ever PDGA cash in a tourney in 2002. Quite fitting that it is also the site of my return, don't you think?
See you all out there this year.

Added by Tafe on February 20, 2009 at 11:02am — 3 Comments

FUNDRAISER TEEBIRDS FOR TEEPADS AT Lincoln Park Expansion...


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Added by Trotter on February 19, 2009 at 11:09pm — 8 Comments

Octo-mom's mom in trouble!

I just don't know what to say about this lady! And I'm not sure if I should feel sorry for her mother or blame her for her daughter's action!





LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The grandmother of California's newborn octuplets faces the threat of foreclosure on the house she has shared with her daughter and six of her grandchildren, property records revealed on Wednesday.



According to a mortgage default notice filed last week with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's… Continue

Added by Drx49er on February 19, 2009 at 3:13pm — 7 Comments

2/17/09 Earlewood, 2/18/09 Century Park (Greer)

I had to go to Columbia and Greer for work and was able to play 10-18 at Earlewood 2/17/09 and the new configuration at Century Park. Earlewood was great fun as always for a quick 9 hole round on the way to Greenville. I think the changes at the Greer course were great. The back pad on #12 was a great addition I thought and I really liked #16 across the creek and I am looking forward to playing there again when I am up there. It would be great if there would be a 2 day tournament between… Continue

Added by Craig with a C on February 19, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Mental work over

The past few times I have gone to my local course I have gotten stuck behind a group that drives me crazy. I have tried to put them out of my head but every time i seem to just get messed up even seeing they are on the course. I suppose this is just something that i should learn to deal with. Oh well. Just needed to get it off my chest.

Added by Ben Farris on February 18, 2009 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Presidents Day Road Trip

Bob Burton, John Ross, Gene Fackler and I spent President's Day on the road. We traveled to Horning's Hideout just north of Forrest Grove, Oregon to play a course that Gene found out about by word of mouth will visiting one of our local Disc Golf retailers All Star Buy and Sell. This place currently sports two 18 hole courses and has plans for a third by this summer. It is a "Pay to Play" course but was well worth the modest investment of $3.00 per person for the day. We started on the short… Continue

Added by Ralph Huntoon on February 18, 2009 at 1:57pm — 2 Comments

Ace

Hit 13 long at Z-BOAZ today, only my dog was there, but is was a beautiful skip shot.Third throw for a brand new STR.

Added by Porkchop on February 18, 2009 at 12:57pm — No Comments

2008 - Year in Review

VPO finals 187


2008 Year In Review: Remembering My Best Season Yet


What a year! 2008 has gone down as my most successful disc golf season to date. I played in 28 PDGA Tournaments with 20 top 5's and 9 wins (32% Winning Percentage), including 2 National Tour Wins at The Greater Tulsa Open and The Vibram Open and 5 Supertour Wins including an… Continue

Added by Avery Jenkins on February 17, 2009 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

The "Pink Floyd Experience"!!!!

Floyd fans out there? ....Fan f.....gTastic!!!!



I worked on this show last night as an electrician and got a chance to watch it from the audience.



These guys are definitely the best Floyd tribute band out there...This is a professionally done production...fantastic audio, phenominal band and an intense light show...the closet you'll get to seeing Floyd without actually seeing them!!!



Check your local venue schedules for possible dates...you don't want to miss… Continue

Added by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on February 17, 2009 at 2:02pm — 3 Comments

Team Jenkins Disc Golf Documentary - Trailer





So this is the youtube video Trailer for the "Team Jenkins - First Family of Disc Golf" Documentary due to release the Spring/Summer of 2010.



Youtube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2E2DRkMGx4



This is documentary that will expose the family friendly sport of Disc Golf along with lots of footage of the PDGA Professional National Tour throughout the summer.



Be sure to… Continue

Added by Avery Jenkins on February 16, 2009 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

2009 Big Island Open Results

DivCode T.O. Place First Name Last Name PDGA Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Rd5 Total

MPO 1 Jeff Pope 11890 49 52 71 172

MPO 2 Scott Rief 26039 52 52 71 175

MPO 3 Steve Goodwin 54 55 75 184



MPM 1 Doug Macilroy 21622 53 53 90 196

MPM 2 Tim Glomski 60 61 87 208

MPM 3 Paul Schmit 28169 66 59 86 211



MA1 1 Jeremy Dowdy 18362 54 53 77 184

MA1 2 Thaddeus Gunther 24749 58 55 79 192

MA1 3 Matt Martin 60 58 84 202

MA1 4 Luke Monyer 57 60 86 203

MA1 5… Continue

Added by castawaydave on February 16, 2009 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

lavatorial epiphany



Its funny how and when ideas manifest. My wife, a writer, always seems to have epiphanies when she is taking a walk. One of the reasons she doesn't like to use an iPod or other such device is that she doesn't want the music to block her idea well. We all get bright ideas in odd places. I think I had one today... in the bathroom.



I walked in and looked at the mirror while miming a tee shot. I noticed that I have been leading with my… Continue

Added by David Barish on February 16, 2009 at 3:11pm — 4 Comments

First Round, First Hole, First Throw, ACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Star 170g TEEREX



This past Saturday, Valentine's day, we had our February monthly at O.T. Sloan in Sanford. We had our player's meeting and then everyone headed off to their tees. We started on hole #1. The time keeper for hte event was with us. Well, he yelled 2 minutes, and then the start. Poncho was the first up, he flicked to the right. He could recover. I got up on the tee wiht my faithful Star Teerex and line up the shot. Kind of a… Continue

Added by Tino "SilverBack" Medina on February 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

Concussion from Disc Golf? Yep.

Got my first semi-major disc golf injury Saturday! I claimed a concussion. 'Twas rather icy for league at Kaposia. Scratch that. It wasn't rather icy. It WAS an ice rink. Kaposia is rather hilly also. As you can only guess, it made for a ton of slipping and sliding. I should have been smart and not played. I went down on our first hole, hole two. It was a hard fall, but just landed on my butt. It didn't feel good since I have broken my tailbone before.



I was doing good up until hole… Continue

Added by Jayne on February 16, 2009 at 12:58am — 5 Comments

went disc golfing in the snow for the first time

hey i finally got to go disc golfing for the first time ever! it was really fun. hey everyone who was at high bridge today keep playing hope to see you down there. hey thanks to those 4 guys that help me and my dad when are car got stuck in the snow.

Added by ashley s on February 15, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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