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Messages - kev
Hi all -
The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a golf outing at Nettle Creek Country Club in Morris on Friday, June 21st. The chamber reached out to me to incorporate disc golf into one of the holes at the outing.
The only thing I can come up with is to place a basket about 200 yards along the fairway, then once the golfer has passed the basket with the golf ball, have them stop by the basket and sink a 20-25' putt with a disc before they can proceed to finish the ball golf hole. Whaddya think??
Any other ideas?? Reply with any suggestions.
I'm on my second pair of Keen Disc Golf shoes. The current pair available is the DeLavaega's.
They seem comparable to Merrell's. Unfortunately, I have never seen the Keen's available in retail...online only!
Merrell's can be found at places like Dick's, Scheel's or other sporting goods stores...
I'm not able to play tomorrow, however I do have two baskets that I'm giving to Gibby to bring with him in the morning and he has one!
I will be coming up after work to cheer the J-town crew on!!
And do whatever I can to help out!
Here's a different kind of thank you!
First the background: For Christmas, I got a flag pole for my front yard! I have wanted one of these telescopic flag poles for years now.
In addition to flying an American flag, I also have a Cubs flag (sorry Frank!). I also wanted a "disc golf" flag. Didn't really matter what type but I started looking for an Innova flag that would work.
These proved to be very difficult to find. On a whim and after searching since the first of the year, I decided to email the company.
Early afternoon I got a reply from David Shope in customer service telling me that they have a flag that should work nicely. I sent an email back telling him that would be awesome and in addition to my address what would the charge be??
2 hours later he replied saying it was on it's way to me and there would be no charge!
I replied back letting him know I'd send a pic or two of it once I get it in the ground this spring!
I don't throw Innova plastic exclusively, I'll throw anything that works for me! Nonetheless, pretty cool gesture on Innova's part. Just wanted to share that with my disc golf fam!!
For me, I think just competing for the lowest number tag is enough. We are fortunate to have a variety of opportunities in the J-Town area for competition. Many of them do include a chance to improve one's rating.
I personally enjoy the laid back atmosphere the bag tag league provides. I don't feel as though every league/tourney or chance to play has to be at such a competitive level.
While I enjoy competition and plan my disc golf schedule with the competition in mind, I often don't have the opportunity to play a "casual" round...The bag tags provide that casual round for me.
I am not in favor of bag tags being a handicap league but in fairness I will say that if the $1 is an option and I can still participate in tags without being in the rating of the league, I would continue to play on Saturday mornings. If it was mandatory, I would probably discontinue playing in the bag tag league as I already play in the Tuesday night Handicap league.
Just my 2 cents.