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August 2009 Blog Posts (48)

Holmes with Nick

Nick, a buddy from work and I went to Holmes Park after work to play a couple of nine hole rounds. Nick has never played before so he wanted to give it a try. I didn't play very well, but we had a good time flinging discs. I was even par the first time around with a birdie on 7and a bogey on 8. The second time around I missed the mando on 3 for a double bogey. I also bogeyed 4 by missing a borderline putt, but I got in back on 6 with a line straight putt. Nick hit a couple of long putts and was… Continue

Added by Kraig on August 31, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

My hands are tie-rd...

not from throwing discs (I wish), but from wringing out tie-dye t-shirts. We're dying the shirts that will be part of the player's pack for a little fundraiser tournament on Labor Day. AJ, April and I did the tying on this most recent batch of 20 shirts and AJ and I applied the dye. We let the shirts sit for 48 hours which helps the dye really set in and get colorful. But yesterday I was on my own to rinse out the shirts, wash'em, dry'em and fold'em. Rinsing is a big task, as you have to rise… Continue

Added by Rizbee on August 31, 2009 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

"Strange Shot Of The Moment"

One of our STRANGERS, CHOAD, has a "NEAR ACE" experience...followed by the end of a Disc Golf road trip with 3 of our STRANGERS: ~Z~, TRAINWRECK & CHOAD…

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Added by StrangeDiscSports.com on August 30, 2009 at 9:55pm — No Comments

"Strange Shot Of The Moment"

~Z~ FROM STRANGE DISC SPORTS ROCKS ONE OUT INTO THE ABYSS IN MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CACKALACKY ~ Check out the "Strange Network" @ www.StrangeDiscSports.net…

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Added by StrangeDiscSports.com on August 30, 2009 at 9:53pm — No Comments

First Post

I havent played in a few days but Im itching to play again.
Im going to list my bag because Im bored and want to play.
R Pro Boss 160 & 144
Champion Monster 175
Pro Wraith 171
Star Wraith 167
Champion Orc 169
Champ Valkyrie 150 & 167
Champ Beast 169
Star Firebird 175
DX Eagle
Venom
Pro Gazelle
Champ Panther
Comet
DX Avair
R Pro Dart

Added by Fat Tire Flier on August 28, 2009 at 3:38am — No Comments

Greer with Bill & Carla and Dillon

I called Bill and met him and Carla in Greer for a round tonight. While we were teeing off Dillon, one of the kids that hangs out at the park, came running over wanting to play with us. Dillon is a kid that doesn't throw well at all, but he talks incessantly and takes forever to throw. He also pesters us while we are trying to throw. So a round with Dillon is an exercise in patience.



I was throwing a fair round (for me), but the wheels came off at the end of the round. I missed a par… Continue

Added by Kraig on August 27, 2009 at 6:51pm — No Comments

the Oaks (again)

I had the day off work and played The Oaks in Mokena again. A buddy and I started early around 8am. Played all 27 holes and I finished at 6 under par. Probably my best game to date!

There was not a single person on the course besides us. I think that even more enjoyable than my score.

Added by Big Skillet on August 25, 2009 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Gower - Erica and Basketball

Erica and I went back to Gower tonight and went around twice. I was even par both times with a birdie on 4 and a bogey on 5 then a birdie on 3 and a bogey on 4 again. I am struggling with my tee shot on 5, but once I get it back I will get that hole. I took a large bag and we hauled two bags of trash out of the woods. It is still full of beer cans. They were playing softball on the field along 8 and that really bothers me while teeing off. I should have birdied 8, but I didn't.



After… Continue

Added by Kraig on August 24, 2009 at 9:02pm — 2 Comments

new course

there is a new course in ferndale wa. vanderyacht park its pretty cool check it out

Added by dennis on August 23, 2009 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Disc golf coverage on ESPN.com

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=mccluskey/090819

Check out this story on ESPN.com. They cover some of the Vibram Open, history of the sport and more. It's great exposure if we can get more people to read it.

Added by Drx49er on August 23, 2009 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Turn off your car!

I am sick and tired of wasteful, lazy and ignorant people! I will give you a specific.



The school year has begun again and that means kids getting dropped off and picked up by car. Friday was my daughters first day and she cannot ride the bus because we live too close. My wife and I drove her to school. There was a line of cars waiting for the doors to open. That's to be expected. We park and wait. It's a nice day, we sit with the car off and the windows open. Others wait just like… Continue

Added by Drx49er on August 23, 2009 at 11:22am — 4 Comments

9 Down after 6 holes!!!

Joker...Joker...and a Triple!!! The Ultimate Disc Golf Hat Trick!!! .....Back to Back to Back Ace's ...on the way to a Course Doubles "As Odd Man"....Record..... Woooooot Woot!!!





Thursday Doubles at Reed Canal DGC....found me drawing the Cali spot. One extra shot per hole to compete with the two man teams... Starting on #13 with a birdie...went 3 birds in a row....Stepping up to 16 tee.....calling "Time to get on the Ace/Metal board" ....Bang!!! ...It's good!!! 125 foot putter… Continue

Added by Jamie 'gr8rocshot' Ruane on August 20, 2009 at 9:30pm — 8 Comments

Gower in the Rain with Erica

Erica and I met to play at Gower this evening. I threw for a while waiting for her and it started raining once she arrived. We waited a few minutes and the rain cleared up so we started off. The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th holes play in heavy woods and once we were in there we could hear the rain start up again and was falling on the canopy of trees. We finished the 4th and could see that it was coming down pretty good, so we stopped at a nearby picnic shelter and waited it out. After about 5 minutes the… Continue

Added by Kraig on August 20, 2009 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Just Disc Golf would like to congratulate and say best wishes to...


Cody Smith and Amanda Kellicker of team just disc golf in Canton, Ohio are getting married on September 12th we would like to wish you guys a long and prosperous life. Yute

Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on August 20, 2009 at 6:57pm — No Comments

I'm bored, so here's what I throw...

Distance-

NightSift Boss 174g- headwind D, fast teebird

1st Run Champ Boss 173g- L to R, rollers, tailwind D

Star Boss 170g- General distance with control, any line

DF Champ Boss 174g- Overstable D



Control-

S PD Xmas stamp 170g- Overstable control. Flies like 11x KC TB

P PD 175g- Seasoned. Main one. Flat to hyzer

P PD 170g- Past Seasoned, any line

CE Leo 172- Lefty control and hyzers

Proline Leo 170g- Lefty D

Z Xtreme 173g- Crazy… Continue

Added by Dave Poe on August 20, 2009 at 10:14am — No Comments

Aces

First off, this isn't a boasting thing. It's more of a matter of recording aces, their uniquenesses and significance.



Ace 1: Hole 8 Hellyer, blind hyzer in tournament

Ace 2: Hole 15 Black Mouse, overhand slicer

Ace 3: Hole 19 long Dela, blind Masters Cup 2nd round miracle skip ace silent

Ace 4: Hole 25 Dela, solo, hyzer

Ace 5: Hole 11 Morley, first throw off the plane, group of 11, all Santa Cruz Team players, buzzz glide hyzer

Ace 6: Hole 2 at SVHS, pure… Continue

Added by Jamie on August 19, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Greenville Middle, No, Holmes Park - Erica

Erica and I met at Greenville Middle to throw on the field, but they had the sprinklers on. So we went to Holmes Park to play a couple of rounds. I was even after the first 9 holes with a bogey on 4 and a birdie on 9. We ran into Steve and Faith Greene out for their constitutional and I gave them a "Hooty- Hoo!" We went around again and I was -2 with birdies on 2, 3, and 7 and a bogey on 8.



Erica is improving. She is starting to keep her score and not just throw. If she'll play more… Continue

Added by Kraig on August 18, 2009 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Back in the Game

Well today I went and played my first round of disc golf since March. It felt really good to be back out on the course. I ran into some people I went to high school with on hole six and finished my round out with them.....

One of the most exciting things of the day was that I threw my best game ever today! I threw 2+ from the red tees (shorts). I couldn't believe after being off the course for 5 months I played my best game ever.... I definately plan on play more often now and getting… Continue

Added by ProjectPatterson on August 16, 2009 at 10:21pm — No Comments

slow mo drives at The Sinks Chattanooga

at the 09 bag tag tourny the guys from the sinks website we set up photographing peoples drives. They compiled the stills into a slow mo drive slide show and my side arm drive is the last drive on the slide show. I thought it was pretty cool. heres the link
http://www.thesinksdiscgolf.com/slideshows/drivingrange/

Added by ProjectPatterson on August 16, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

interesting article.



If frisbee golf is outlawed, only outlaws will enjoy frisbee golf...


hmm. the link didnt work, so here...


http://www.ledgernews.com/news/300-august-12-2009/887-canton-parks-caught-in-generation-gap

Added by eric beich on August 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

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