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July 2010 Blog Posts (35)

Jump Putts - The Great Illusion

I've been playing a lot more disc golf lately, gradually increasing to what is now averaging close to a round every 10 days or so. OK, not the 20 rounds every 10 days I likely averaged 10+ years ago, but I'm out there when I can, enjoying it.



One of the technique explosions in the sport during my distancing from the sport for a while (raising 5 kids, who has time?) is that of "jump putts". They've existed, in reality, about as long as the sport itself, but it is now a very trendy… Continue

Added by Kevin Anthony Hitch on July 31, 2010 at 2:27pm — 10 Comments

to all i offended...

ok ok ok discraft pple im sorry if u thought i was doggin ya but i wasnt, just makin an opinion, and the 73% innova polls was for real guys not something to stir up the nest of bees!!1

sorry to you all.. liam

Added by liam lessing on July 30, 2010 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

First Female on Team Essential

Essential Discs has added Kimmy Jones of Arizona to the team bringing our total members to 4.

We now have 6 spots remaining on our team for sponsorship by the end of the year. If you want to request sponsorship go to http://www.essentialdiscs.com


Added by Essential Discs on July 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Trainning: update

I have been working with the 3 Vibram putters to improve my form and am very pleased with the results. I'm throwing the putters about 250' and my Fairways about 340-350. I've also improved my ability to hit lines by following a little of the BlakeT's assignments off discgolfreview. I want to work more on the line shaping as I believe the distance will come. Especially because in my last field work I believe I figured out that I don't actually have snap in my wrist, its in my throw, but not my… Continue

Added by Chris Fair on July 29, 2010 at 9:10am — No Comments

great day on the course...

had a great round of golf with a couple of friends we played doubles and we ended up tyin for the $$$ and it was good stuff

Added by liam lessing on July 28, 2010 at 9:07pm — No Comments

ace # 13

wel well well i hit my 13th ace today at dolese park in oklahoma city hole #7 on the shorts with a 150 class shark orange with a gold foil stamp .. it threw a lil to the right but a slight wind kept its line and there was about 10 or so of us watchin it go right in the bucket and believe it or not another guy on our card came right behind me with a champ leopard AND HE ACED IT AS WELL! it really was as sick as it sounds SUPER GREAT TIME TODAY!!!!

Added by liam lessing on July 27, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Get outdoors and Just Disc Golf! Malone University in Canton, OH to get a 9 hole on campus disc golf course

Discraft Chainstar Baskets are ordered for the new Malone University, OH on campus 9 hole disc golf course which should be installed for all the new or returning Malone University students to enjoy this semester. 9 hole 3 tee's or kick boards per hole with longest hole being 600+' from the Blue tee and shortest being 1...00' ace run from the red tee. Enjoy the wind from Ohio State route 62 as… Continue

Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on July 27, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

hit another one!!!!!!

i hit hole 9 at will rogers with my memorial nuke, it was sweet i was playing doubles with my girl and i was a little mad because we were 3 up on hole nine and all i wanted to do was drop her as my partner and get it over with so i grabbde the most retarded disc in my bag for a short hole and i flipped my nuke it hit straight up and down near the basket and hopped in....it was retarded!!!....but i hit my 7th ace...and then yesterday i smacked chains on hole 12 at dolese with an orc i had just… Continue

Added by Trae-Bear on July 27, 2010 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

just signed up for discgolfersr.us

i thought i would pop in and see if theres anyone from the okc here i could talk wit.....or honestly anyone!

Added by liam lessing on July 25, 2010 at 6:48pm — 5 Comments

Muscle Memory and Me

Here is a general question for you old pros out there.



I have been playing disc golf at least twice a week over the last few weeks, and have gotten quite a bit better. I know which discs I want to use for different holes, and my putting is amazingly more accurate. Prior to the last few months I would go out and play with friends maybe 6-10 times a year, but I have stepped up the frequency lately as I have decided to make this my outdoor sport of choice.



With that said my… Continue

Added by Charles King on July 23, 2010 at 2:16pm — 4 Comments

2010 Ace Race bag tag revealed

2010 Ace Race disc will be revealed next week. In the meantime, here's a look at the player pack bag tag. It's heavy chrome with fine details. The center piece spins freely inside the outer ring. They're sweet!

http://discgolfacerace.com


Added by Discraft Disc Golf on July 22, 2010 at 9:29am — 5 Comments

Essential Discs Welcomes new members to the team.

Essential Discs is proud to announce new additions to the Essential Team.


Welcome Brandon Parsons PDGA #37724 of Lake Tapps, WA, and current Am Worlds Adv. Men Runner up.


Also Welcome to Local NC Pro Isaac Chaney PDGA #38123.


If you see or know these fine gentlemen congratulate them on their sponsorship, We are looking for big things from them both. We now have 7 positions still available on the Essential Team. If you…
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Added by 4U2NV on July 21, 2010 at 9:45am — No Comments

Big day for tags!

I played in singles league yesterday (7/19/10) at Indian Hills and had a great time! I shot even par--with 5 birdies--and placed 1st in our Am division. (I would have placed 2nd in Pro if I had followed through on the move-up talk I had when registering.) My highlight came on my first hole (#3) when I threw in a Wizard from about 125'+ for a birdie two and a skin on the tough deuce hole--my first ever two there. But after the round came an even cooler reward. I am currently in possession of the… Continue

Added by Socsavvy on July 20, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Chris Sprague Wins Iowa State Championship

It was two hot days of awsome Disc-Golf. Alot of good players and friends were there. Courses were in good shape , thanks to all who worked on it . Chis Sprague wins the pro open @ to par -33. Its time to DANCE in IOWA.

Added by Steve Thirtyacre on July 20, 2010 at 9:45am — No Comments

hit another one....

I hit another ace today hole 6 at Will Rodgers perfect buzzz shot, now my barstamp has writing on it...:(

Added by Trae-Bear on July 19, 2010 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Doss wins BHMO NT


Congrats dude! Nate Doss was battling hard with Brad Schick to the very final hole to win his first NT title of the season. The 2x world champ and 1x US champ is getting his A game ramped up just in time for Pro Worlds next week!

http://discraft.com/team_doss.html


Added by Discraft Disc Golf on July 19, 2010 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Poision Ivy.

Played last night and 2 different discs landed in poision ivy, rendering them useless for the round. Was wondering what you can carry with you that will take the oil off?

Added by James Banevicz on July 18, 2010 at 8:24am — 4 Comments

Farenheit Fling Veteran's Park Arlington TX

This will be my 3rd tourney, 2nd one this year, my tourney play has been far more pathetic than my weekly rounds. This course is bad to the bone!!! I hope to see a lot of you DFW folks out there! There will probably be a good showing of pros as well, like the last Titledisc tourney.

Titledisc is sponsoring this Charity event, for a great cause, entry fees are lower than usual.

J.D., Out from Alcatraz!

Added by J.D.Guy on July 16, 2010 at 7:30am — 17 Comments

Newbie Discgolf Videos on YouTube.

Sooo.................this is where I get to rant!

I cannot stand these derelict videos, via phone or some drunk with the delerium tremens holding a 19 o shit video camera and recording some tool throwing a disc into the dirt.

There is nothing worse than browsing senseless videos on YouTube about a discgolf Ace when I cant even see the person toss, see where the disc went, or watch it actually go in the basket.

Pixelated videos are also lame, I…

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Added by josh wieschowski on July 14, 2010 at 12:53am — No Comments

A Blessing or a Curse?

About a year ago I moved out to the suburbs of the DFW area. I love being a home owner, and out of the apartments.



Now that I am settled in I have decided to make Disc Golf one of my primary forms of exercise. Here is where the blessing/curse kicks in. There are plenty of courses in the DFW area to play in, and when I lived in the city I was maybe 10-15 minutes away from a couple of courses. Now that I have moved out to the burbs I am about 25-35 minutes away from 5-6 courses. So… Continue

Added by Charles King on July 12, 2010 at 2:30pm — 10 Comments

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