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April 2008 Blog Posts (116)

Wisconsin Warm Up

As most of you have guessed, Terry forgot the warm for the warm up tour. Short of that, I personally had a great time. I was fortunate enough to have my husband step aside from his spot to play the tournament and allow me to play, which completed a card of 5 interm. women! That's the most women I have ever played with, and the only time I've played with women in my own division. We were all pretty evenly matched, so it felt good to compare to them stroke for stroke. (Unlike shooting with my… Continue

Added by Mindy on April 14, 2008 at 10:52am — No Comments

First of Many

I decided to break down and spill my guts about how I feel and what I think about Disc Golf and any other random topics I choose to "blog" about. In doing so, I hope to give a colorful perspective with a hint of sincerity and hopefully avoiding hypocrisies. So here it goes...



April 14

9:25 am



..>>Spirit of the Game..>>

"Unlike many sports, golf is played, for the most part, without the supervision of a referee or umpire. The game… Continue

Added by Rick Korab on April 14, 2008 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

Training

I figured that the only way to better myself is to get my butt up do some weight training. I know that my biggest weakness is the exact area where most of the energy used, and thats my core. Core training is the worst when getting back into any training program, but i am hoping it will get better as i go along! I started off today by doing some planks, side bridge, and doing some crunches on my total gym. I also worked on my back, lats and shoulders. I know that I am going to be sore tomorrow,… Continue

Added by Brexstl on April 13, 2008 at 5:08pm — 4 Comments

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Added by Ed Thomas on April 13, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The Atlanta Open @ Central Park and East Roswell Park in Atlanta 4/5/08, 4/6/08

First thing. That was the absolute PIMPEST tourney I have ever been to and I will never miss it as long as I am playing competitive golf. Unfortunately this years tournament was marred by the tragedy of losing one of our brothers. Drew Eberhard who was Rand Eberhard's brother( The TD for the ATL open) was tragically killed on Saturday night on his way home from the players party. Stuff like that helps you appreciate what you do have because too many of us whine about what we don't have and what… Continue

Added by Shan Trotter on April 12, 2008 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Solstice C-Tour Series - Event Two@ Mastin Lake in Huntsville Al. 4/12/08

This Tourney was more. Wouldn't it be kinda Crazy to make it 6 in six weeks. Well lets do it. Plus the Solstice guys rock as well as the Fact there are so many people that we love in Huntsville Why not. There was nothing too special about the day to write about other than plenty of Lessons Learned. Mainly the fact COMMIT. If I have a putt into a headwind that I really don't think I'm gonna make . Don't' ride the line between a half ass lay up and giving it a chance. If I realt am playing a safe… Continue

Added by Shan Trotter on April 12, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The PDGA Is Looking for Some Great Disc Golfers for Its Board of Directors

The Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) is the governing body of the sport. It sets the rules and the technical standards. It runs an international and a national tour. It promotes disc golf in many ways. It is so many different things that it has a very difficult governance task. It needs you!



I served for more than 5 years on its board of directors. The task was occasionally burdensome. It… Continue

Added by Terry "the Pirate" Calhoun on April 12, 2008 at 7:27pm — 4 Comments

Rule #1 Stay behind

Last night some of my friends and I were out late at a local course. Just a friendly game of glow golf. It started off as doubles for the first round. ended up singles on the second round and that is when the fun really started.



Picture this. You haven't played with your golf buddies in a while. So we all met for a glow round. Great fun. That was right up until I broke the rules. When we go out with my 3 and 5 year old nephews we have two rules #1 stay behind #2 is find a pole on tee… Continue

Added by Garrett Graham on April 12, 2008 at 11:56am — 9 Comments

BG kentucky et al

dear neglected blog,



did you know i went down south? some NEFAlanders flew into nashville and played our first round of warm weather golf... with the green grass beneath our feet. glorious. i definitely recommend checking out the 7 oaks course. and again, props to our tour guide/translator, ian :) bowling green ams was a great time with new & old friends. can't wait to throw with y'all again…



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Added by heather on April 11, 2008 at 9:16pm — 3 Comments

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Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on April 11, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

First Sundog

I'm growing to love the DG community out here in the cities. I've only played to league days/nights with the MFA (Minnesota Frisbee Association) gang, but I've been shown a great time. For those not familiar with MFA league nights, two of the biggest are the ChillyDog Winter League and Sundog Tournament Series. They are singles leagues, where you play in divisions. You earn points every time you play, and the money that gets paid to enter by those in your division stays in your division for… Continue

Added by Jayne on April 10, 2008 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Favorite Quotes... some about sports, mostly about life...

» "Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn't work. Someone would leave - someone always leaves. Then we would have to say goodbye. I hate goodbyes. I know what I need... I need more hellos." -Snoopy of "Peanuts" written by Charles Schultz (taken from EscapePod episode 151).

» "Work" is a four-letter word. Luckily, "play", "disc", and "golf" are too!

Added by CD Player on April 10, 2008 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Riverview Park Doubles 2009, Thursday Nights

This years league will begin on 3.26.2009. Sign Up at 5:45, Draw at Six!!....Update: So after 9 weeks of league, 113 different players have shown up to play. The league average is 49.76 with an average of 44 players per week. The club, the ADGA, has collected $401 dollars; with the same amount in the series pot for the finals!! There have been 4 aces, with 3 being paid out for a total of $207!! So far so good, as long as no more blades are brought out!!

Added by Pop Arounleut on April 10, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

The 2008 Sun Valley Open is moving forward!

Yesterday we took the first steps to move the 2008 SVO forward. We sent in the sanctioning agreeement and paid for the different fees. Now comes the fun part of gathering sponsors and getting everything prepared. Currently we have 5 teesign sponsors, so if you want to sponsor a sign let me know ASAP. I suspect the teesigns will go fast this year. We will also have a 2008 SVO Fundraiser Disc which we will be selling before the event. Watch for the Entry Form and the 2008 Website coming… Continue

Added by FRANCHISE on April 9, 2008 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Life's hyzers.....

I have not been playing any kind of golf, either ball or disc for several weeks now. I was feeling really good about both when I screwed up my back and shoulders, resulting in major gridlock to my upper body. A trip to the urgent care left me with two cortisone shots in either shoulder and an allergic reaction to the betadyne . I am not sure which made me feel worse, the steroids running amok in my bloodstream, or the allergic reaction. Either way, it took me out of contention for the ball golf… Continue

Added by Monica on April 9, 2008 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Silly Argument of the Day (SAD) on the PDGA message board

I still like to look at the PDGA message board to find discussions on disc golf issues - I think the organization of the threads and posts is a little easier for me to follow than on this site. But sometimes I come across the silliest, most absurd discussions on that MB, and I truly wonder about the sanity of those who participate.



Today's case in point: Relief from a… Continue

Added by Rizbee on April 9, 2008 at 4:24pm — 7 Comments

Do you live in the Tampa Bay Area?

If you live in the Tampa Bay area and are not busy this Saturday April 12th, please join me for the Grand Opening of my new business.

Here is where we will be:

World Chiropractic Office

920 West Lumsden Road

Brandon,Fl. 33511

at 5:30pm



This 45 minute meeting will introduce you to my new business. EVERYONE who attends will receive Two Roundtrip Airline Tickets just for coming. SO...if you or anyone you know might liek to come and join us, please RSVP to… Continue

Added by Jen McCray on April 9, 2008 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Fondy Tourny

Well, one of the ladies that I played with at O'Hauser showed up at the Fondy tournament. It was very nice to shoot with her again. She had a lot of pointers for shooting into the wind. She really made the game fun. It was also nice that she stepped up and helped guide us through the PDGA rules about OB and water and such. I don't know what we've have done without her.



In our first round, we had a younger boy on the card, and I must say, I was very impressed by how handled himself.… Continue

Added by Mindy on April 9, 2008 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Check out my page for info on the "Iron One" tourny this sat.

And if you dont know, now you know! (in that biggie smalls voice)

Added by Dave Jones on April 9, 2008 at 10:24am — No Comments

why I love disc golf.

I guess its been my friend and mistress for awhile now.



first discovered it when the local park we used to go to after school to get high and find dead bodies ( true story ,eeww) had a course put in and my friends started playing and low and behold.. here was something I was better than others at.



what at first was a source of pride turned into something I loved because it got me out into the outdoors and active, which I needed in my late teens/early 20's.



then… Continue

Added by eric beich on April 8, 2008 at 9:39pm — 2 Comments

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