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May 2010 Blog Posts (25)

I hit my fourth ace yesterday

I was at Will Rogers DGC and I got to hole 3 I was with a big group and got up and threw my Elite Z Nuke+ (the King) ive only thrown this disc 5 times before this and it skipped right in to the chains!!!!!!

Added by Trae-Bear on May 31, 2010 at 10:22pm — 5 Comments

Teaching moments

I was pretty excited in February when I was asked to teach a group of 6-12 year old boys the fundamentals of disc golf. I started each lesson with two basic rules: Listen (follow directions) and be safe. They were rules one and one-a. I told the boys that if they were being unsafe they would lose their discs for at least 5 minutes. The first major safety rule was stay behind the first disc so you can't be hit.


Today on the course, one of the boys from the group spotted me…
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Added by Chris Goodrich on May 29, 2010 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

Team Just Disc Golf presents The Ohio Turnpike Challenge at Hudson Springs Disc Golf Course

Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on May 29, 2010 at 1:37pm — No Comments

the tools of my trade...

flicks: two 150 esp, 169 z, 172 z, and a first run 170 something, stays in my bag for good chi.

valkyrie: 150 champion, 150 DX, 167 champion

wraith: 169 champion

destroyer: 150 dx, 167 champion

Dragon: 150; just in case...

spider: two 166 champion

wizard: 174

pirannah: rarely use it but it was my first mid and putter so it stays in the bag for chi

I am pretty happy with my disc selection at the current. I am getting to the point…

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Added by spiderwoman on May 27, 2010 at 1:54pm — 6 Comments

Bag Update

Bag update, take 8, 14 discs (10 molds) to do the trick

Drivers:

ESP Predator 172g- Headwinds, Thumbers, Tomahawks, Sidearm, Grenades, Scoobies

Elite Z Predator 173g

ESP Nuke 174g - Max D, fights small headwinds, beautiful S-Curves

Elite Z Nuke 174g - Max D.

ESP Flick 150class - Sidearm Distance

ESP Surge 172g - Distance hyzers, hyzer…

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Added by J.D.Guy on May 25, 2010 at 9:30am — 11 Comments

US Am Championship Online Reg Closed

AmNats Online Reg Closed: With less than 10 spots remaining, online registration is now closed to ensure all in-progress registrations are processed. To inquire about any remaining spots or to get onto the waiting list, please contact TD Philip Shelton from http://amnationals.com/contact.html.


Added by Discraft Disc Golf on May 24, 2010 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Winning Advance Masters

Winning for Team Excitment @ the Old Fort Open, I took a deep breath and DANCED all the way home. Cheers to all my friends.

Added by Steve Thirtyacre on May 23, 2010 at 10:37pm — No Comments

9 Sponsorships Available

Essential Discs anticipates sponsoring up to 10 total players by the end of this year who will join Team Essential.


We are looking for Ams and Pros alike so feel free to apply.


We are reserving a minimum of 2 of these 10 spots for Women Disc golfers!


If you are interested in getting a sponsorship please go to our website http://www.essentialdiscs.com and fill out the…
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Added by Essential Discs on May 21, 2010 at 2:24pm — 1 Comment

A New Year, Bigger goals, and sweeter custom discs! (Don't forget the bag tags!)

Well, we have successfully started our second year as a disc golf club, and we are looking at some exciting times. Starting June 1st, you will be able to log on to www.refresheverything.com and vote for Knollwood to receive a $5000 grant to help achieve a full 18 concrete teepads, new picnic tables, and a nice big permanent bulletin board for the course. Every vote will count, and this is yet another way that you, the regular disc golfer can take… Continue

Added by Corey on May 20, 2010 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Help to save Algonquin Disc Golf Course!

Many of you probably never heard of this course. It is in South River, Ontario, Canada. I urge to you check out www.algonquindiscgolf.com - take a look at the photo gallery, check out the course map and please read my story and my reason for writing this blog. My name is Hanna - Mama Hanna as lot of my disc golf friends call me and my son Dusan Nedelko worked incredibly hard to make sure that Algonquin Disc Golf course would become a reality for… Continue

Added by Hanna Trafford on May 19, 2010 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

SOJ #1 Wrap Up & Resutls

SOJ #1 @ North Bend & Coos Bay Wrap Up

The State of Jefferson FlipOut League kicked…

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Added by Al Springer on May 17, 2010 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Gateway X-outs, Mis-stamps and Over-runs; 30% to 50% off of Retail Prices!

We've just added x-outs, mis-stamps and over-runs to the site.

30% to 50% off of retail prices. New products added all the time, so put us in your favorites!

http://www.gatewaydiscsunlimited.com/xouts-misstamps-overruns.html

Added by Junior Gordon on May 14, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Small Town Disc Golf

Small town living in America holds many rewards for those of us who enjoy a slower paced life style. However, there can be draw backs when you are trying to introduce a new and exciting sport like disc golf. This blog will follow yours truly as I struggle to build courses, start a club, and spread disc golf to the masses. (population of Portales, NM is 12,215 residents, give or take an additional 3,000 students when college is in session)





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Added by Sam Smith on May 14, 2010 at 12:40pm — 4 Comments

Holmes Park

I hadn't played in over a month and threw a sticker out there today! I missed the mandos on #3 and #8 and hit many of the trees in the park. Unfortunately I hit very few putts, although I did hit a long birdie putt on #6. I ended up +8 or 35 for 9 holes. That is probably the worst round that I have thrown over there.

Added by Kraig on May 13, 2010 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Flymart this Saturday

If you live in North Carolina near Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill come out and check out our flymart this weekend from 9am to noon. We are holing a Flymart at Huntington Athletic Club in Morrisville on the tennis courts. We plan on giving out some prizes to those that attend and will have many products for you to view. Also if you plan on playing the Freedom Memorial at the end of the month this will be a perfect opportunity to sign up and get $5 off entry.


Huntington Athletic…
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Added by Essential Discs on May 13, 2010 at 6:11pm — No Comments

2010 Sooner State Summer Games

2010 SOONER STATE SUMMER GAMES

Presented by Twisted…

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Added by Twisted Flyer on May 13, 2010 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Finally reached a professional milestone!

I am now officially a Licensed Massage Therapist! I took my National Board on May 10, 2010 and passed!

Added by Justin J. Platt aka Prodigy on May 10, 2010 at 4:42pm — 7 Comments

Saved From the Recycling Bin

The year was 2005 and I hadn't thrown a disc in close to ten years. I gave up playing in 1996 or 97 I'm not sure. I do know that I quit to try to be a better dad. Anyway back to 05, I came up with the idea of selling all my discs. I figured the money I got I could put into another hobby that I was actually participating in.



Enter my youngest a son a senior in High School. He convinced me to keep my discs that he knew I loved. My older son loves me also but he didn't see what his… Continue

Added by Campbell Harris on May 8, 2010 at 12:36am — 5 Comments

May disc golf newsletter

Check it and subscribe for monthly email delivery:
http://discraft.com/newsletter/dg_1005.html

Added by Discraft Disc Golf on May 7, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem

You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem. Too bad there is no option for not being part of the solution and not being part of the problem. Boiling things down to simplistic colloquial phrases doesn't always work as a motivational tool. I'll choose option C, please.

Added by nitegolfer on May 5, 2010 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

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