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October 2008 Blog Posts (108)

October 15th 2008

Played LaMa yesterday with Evan Taylor (dang that guy can putt!!!). Shot a +6. Drove to Twila Reid in Anaheim and made up my own course as it is badly marked. Shot a +2

Added by mdub on October 16, 2008 at 5:18pm — 1 Comment

What's in my Disc Golf Bag

I just joined and I thought that I would start off by putting up a blog



Distance Drivers



Star TeeRex

Star Destroyer

Chmp. Wraith

Chmp. Monarch

Star Max



Fairway Drivers



Star Leopard

Chmp. Leopard x2

GLO Leopard

Chmp. TeeBird

Chmp. Banshee

70's Whippet (DX probally)



Mid-Ranges and Putters



KC Pro Roc

DX Roc

Chmp. Roc

Star Cro

DX Skeeter

DX… Continue

Added by Jordan on October 15, 2008 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

That guy in 4 of 5 of my pics is my buddy joshlotto

I just took the pics. Josh doesn't ever seem to be to interested in taking any of me haha.

Added by Blazo on October 15, 2008 at 7:43pm — 4 Comments

The south

Finally I have internet. Phone still goes into roaming every other minute, yet I'm in the hometown of Elvis. You'd think Sprint would invest in a tower since this is a tourist trap.



Amory, MS- Panther Prowl:11 holes, half cement tees, signs, a msg. board but no map. I got lost for a second when it said to go to 'A' before '4' but 'A's' tee said '4' so I looked around for 'A' for no reason. Partially open, the first hole playing either 480/340 in open space then into a stand of… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 15, 2008 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

What steps do I take to get sponsored by Discraft

Alright so I'm gonna throw this out there, I think I am good enough player and great aspect for team Discraft. I just don't know exactly what I need to do to make it on the team. I thought if I was good enough they would come to me but maybe it doesn't work that way with everyone or maybe I actually am not good enough yet. Anyways, I've had a lot of people ask me if I am sponsored and a lot of them are surprised I'm not and that I should have a chance at making it on the team. I guess I just… Continue

Added by Blazek on October 15, 2008 at 1:15pm — 5 Comments

Interview with Up and Coming disc golfer David Wiggins Jr.

We have just finished an interview with 5 time Junior Disc Golf World Champion David Wiggins Jr.

The article and interview can be read at:

http://www.1000rated.com/up-and-coming/david-wiggins-jr/

Enjoy!

Added by 1000 Rated Disc Golf on October 15, 2008 at 1:30am — No Comments

No internet, way behind, grace rose, tri-states

I have been without internet for 2 days, my signal worked in the parking lot briefly so I checked in, soon as I shut the door it's gone for good. No WI-FI. So, I either have to find a hotel with it or get out of this area and skip some courses. This is getting to be way too much of a hassle. I can't plan ahead now without a phone or internet, and I can't get on to check messages and update days worth of courses.



Monday October 13th:



These will be brief as I am extremely… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 14, 2008 at 10:03pm — 3 Comments

Riverside?

I'm going up this afternoon to try the new course in Riverside. I hope it is worth the drive. I will probably cruise over to La Mirada to crash at Evan's and hit DTW and LaMa on Wednesday

Added by mdub on October 14, 2008 at 11:44am — 1 Comment

Days are getting shorter

I have noticed in the last few weeks that of course the days are getting shorter, I don't know how I am feeling about this, luckily I have a schedule that gives me random times to play and there is always the weekends. But it does make you love the time that you do play when the nights creep in quicker.…





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Added by Jack Davis on October 13, 2008 at 11:16pm — 4 Comments

played a lot this weekend

So I went to Columbus for a four day weekend trip.

I played several course most of which I have played before but had lots of fun ,because my little brother tagged along and we don't see each other much.

So we started on saturday we first played the hocking college dgc.

After taking a while to find the first tee which was hard to find ,the first two holes where in the open and quite boring and when you get to three you go into the woods and you walk and walk and walk after a 10… Continue

Added by John on October 13, 2008 at 8:35pm — No Comments

NorCal Series Advanced Masters Champion!!

I got the best birthday present of all!! I won the NorCal Points Championship! It was a close, tightly contested race all year against some of the best in the state and I scraped and clawed all year long and won it. Barely. But barely counts!! After the final round at Rocklin at the NorCal Finals I was sweating the results, as Les Swift and Mark Whittingslow both made a run at the title, finishing 1rst and 2nd in the tournament to my 4th. I was the points leader going in but wasn't at all sure… Continue

Added by Kirby on October 13, 2008 at 6:37pm — 3 Comments

EASTSIDE

For all you non-Minnesotans, we have a statewide Match Play team event every October. It is called the Mider Cup. To participate, you must be an active member of the Minnesota Frisbee Association. The state is split into four zones- N, S, E, W. E and W are all of the Twin Cities Metro- the split is 35W. N and S is everything else. Anyways, this event brings upon much team unity. At any given league or tournament, you will hear a lot of "EAST SIDE" and "WESTSIDE" being shouted when someone's… Continue

Added by Jayne on October 13, 2008 at 6:24pm — 2 Comments

the greatest game

the sport is doubling right. all involved can consider themselves pioneers of the sport.the same feeling we have will be shared by millions soon. : )

Added by matthew a green on October 13, 2008 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

boondocks

I likely wont have internet thanks to being in the middle of nowhere tonight. Blog from today's courses to come later. I need to use my batt power now to get tomorrow worked out.

today's courses were

Wall Doxey Spring Creek and Wall Doxey Turkey Hollow. Walnut MS- Unknown name course to come later today.

Tomorrow might be Pickwick; Florence Alabama and Tishomingo in that order, don't know yet.

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 13, 2008 at 4:28pm — 3 Comments

My Tournament details and Stats.

Yesterday I played my first tournament it was Club Deads Octoberfest at Meyer Broadway park and the Temp Worlds course. I really liked the experience except for the fact One of the guys in my group the first round was kind of a dick I wont say names in case he is on this site. But the first round Par was 54 and I shot 74 quite Bad I did enter Am 3 and I had never played the course before in my life or even so much seen it. There were 8 or 9 people in Am 3s that day. After the first round I was… Continue

Added by Steve on October 13, 2008 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

2008 Pro Colorado State Championships

Love playing in the wind? Well, you missed one heck of a windy [1st] round at the 2008 CO State Championships. I can honestly say I have never played a windier tournament round of golf. To top that off, the course at Palisade River Bend Park was lined and dotted with OB that made the locals cringe. It was so windy that branches the size of trees were ripped from the old cottonwoods along the course. Tournament directors postponed the second round on Saturday to be played on Sunday when more… Continue

Added by John McMullen on October 13, 2008 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Mississippi 896

Today I started early, then played doubles at Shelby. When I got to Central, I ran into another doubles league. I decided to skip, but went back to play after the first 3 holes because I liked the course.









Millington/Memphis, TN- Meeman Shelby State Park EAST:The easier of the two even though everyone says it's the tougher. Tight woods holes with just a few open holes to start. Mature forest, ravines and hills. Both courses favor RHBH shots slightly more.… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 12, 2008 at 7:46pm — 3 Comments

Bud Hill #892

Shout out to Grace Rose for the info. on Bud Hill.



Millington, TN- Edmund Orgil:Not as wide open as it sounded, it has some clumps of trees, holes along thick woods, and a few in and out of woods. Most holes have some length, if you can't toss far you will lose here. A few nice hills, including a shot off a dike with water on the left. Well maintained, cement tees, about 1/3 of the signs missing- mostly the crucial ones for navigating the course, finding the blind holes. Hole… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 11, 2008 at 7:20pm — 2 Comments

2009 Road Trip

I have never blogged or written a diary for only my eyes, so it is a little strange to be writing about my experiences that everyone can read. It is also a little vain to think that people would actually take the time to read this crap.



This will be filtered; it won't be the voice in my head that would be too frightening. It will be some observations on my DG experiences for the remainder of the year and possibly some stories about some past events in this calendar… Continue

Added by Tom McManus on October 11, 2008 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

The word is spreading

I ran into a guy who is already a member of DGRUS, such a good feeling. Catch me on the course if you want a sticker and a shot at a basket.



The first course I went to, that I stayed in Franklin for, and even printed a map for, I had ALREADY PLAYED in 2006 and forgot, so that's like the 7th time that's happened this year.



Adding to count, didn't throw today.Franklin, KY- Franklin- Simpson:It was a nice course, full of long mostly open shots on pristine disc golf… Continue

Added by Ben Calhoun on October 10, 2008 at 8:11pm — 1 Comment

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