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Courses / Highland Park Work Day July 5
« on: Yesterday at 08:29:26 AM »
Getting ready for IL State!

Work day on this Sunday July 5.
The rain and the growth is making Highland a complete jungle. Bring your weed eaters, mowers, loppers, pruners, tree pruners or anything else that might work on cutting. Chainsaws for some down trees would also help. We also need garbage removal. We will have to bring some cans out to the curbs so they can take them or fill garbage bags up from the cans and bring them to the curb. The cut out area by Hole 9 is a good spot. I tried cleaning hole 12 but it’s a mess. If you want to help that’s great even if it’s an hour, I’ll be out there by 8:00 am. I’ll be out there a few days this week so I should have a better idea on what’s left to do on Sunday morning. F THE RAIN!
Please pass this along.
Thanks!

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: Yesterday at 08:27:53 AM »
Don't forget The Canyons this week and everyone starts over with points.

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 26, 2015, 06:49:32 AM »
The Winners of the First Half!
Top four win trophies and prizes


Pro/Adv
1. 26 points, Al Hermosillo
2. 21 points, Kris Hutter
2. 21 points, Anthony Rodriguez
4. 20 points, Ryan Gremillion

Twan & Hutt will be playing off at IL State.

Am/Nov
1. 25 points, Mike Eichorst
2. 22 points, Kory Seddon
3. 21 points, Dan McMillin
4. 20 points, Aris Pashos

NO PLAYOFFS FOR AMS

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 26, 2015, 06:43:32 AM »
NEW POINTS UPDATE
1st Half • April 1 – June 24, 2015 • Week 13

 
FIRST HALF FINAL POINTS
 
Pro/Adv
Al “Lefty” Hermosillo WINS the first half!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week13PROADV.pdf


Am/Nov
Mike “This Is My Year” Eichorst WINS the first half!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week13AMNOV.pdf


See You Later,
Jesse

Next Week Dellwood Park!
5:30 Start

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 25, 2015, 07:38:27 AM »
WEEK 13 - June 24, 2015
First Half #13
The Canyons, Lockport, IL


TEES
18 Holes - Par 54
White Tees
 
CONDITIONS
The night started out 75 degrees and mostly cloudy. Some light sprinkles throughout the round but nothing major. A nice night for a change.

NOTES
• Al “Lefty” Hermosillo wins the first half in the Pro/Adv division. Al had the victory already wrapped up so he didn’t even have to show up last night and he didn’t.

• Mike “This Is My Year” Eichorst wins the first half in the Am/Nov division. All Mike had to do is show up and play to claim the victory. So he did and left after the first hole. Just kidding!

• Matt “Crazy Arm” Myers & Chris “Crispy”Brenholtz  shoot a fantastic round of 41 (-13) and dominate the Pro/Adv Division. They play spoiler to many players fighting for the top four.

 • Kory “El Nino” Seddon & Tyler “The Creator” Gubser take care of business in the Am/Nov Division. They shot a great round of 45 (-9). With the win Kory wins second place for the first half.

• Good luck to all the guys that are at Maple Hill Open in Massachusetts.

• 33rd Illinois State Disc Golf Championships flyer.
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/33rd%20IL%20State.pdf


• 2015 GLA, Let’s here about it!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=207.120

• 2015 SLA, Let’s here about it!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=1055.0

PLAYERS
33 Players
13 PRO/ADV     20 AM/NOV
 
TOP THREE
PRO/ADV

Myers and Brenholtz take the top honors. They end up splitting 85 bucks. We had a tie for second with the teams shooting nice rounds of 43 (-11). Anthony Rodriguez & Randy Bruemmer win the ctp playoff to claim second place. They end up splitting $45 and tacking on a huge 3-points to their total. The win puts Twan into a tie for second place with Hutter for the second half. Their playoff will take place at IL State. Ryan Gremillion & Steve Rachan settle for third and add 2-points to their total. This gives Ryan the fourth place victory out right.

TOP THREE
AM/NOV

Gubser and Seddon win the playoff to take the victory.  They shot a great round of 45 (-9) and end up with 4-points and $28 each in their pockets. All the way from Oregon Rick Neilly & Chris Sirota take the second place victory. They split $28 and play spoiler to many. Aris Pashos & Joe Kolar take third, split 16 bucks and tack on two big points. With this third place win Aris claims fourth for the first half.

PLAYOFFS
Pro/Adv Second & Third Place
Kris “Big Hutt” Hutter vs Anthony “Twan” Rodriguez
Am/Nov Second & Third Place
Dan “Mickey D” McMillin & Kory “El Nino” Seddon


CTPS
Anthony Rodriguez - CTP Party Fund hole #1= $22
Ryan Gremillion - CTP Party Fund hole2 #5 = $22
Aris Pashos - CTP Tournament Fund hole #10 = $22
Kevin Macuiba - CTP CFR Disc hole #16

ACE
Kory Seddon aces hole #14 = $96
 
BIG MONEY NIGHT
Pro/Adv
Anthony Rodriguez wins second place and hits a ctp to take home $44.50 for the night.
Am/Nov
Kory Seddon wins first place and hits an ace to take home $124 for the night.

PRO TIP OF THE WEEK
Sign up Early for IL State!

Next Week -The Canyons, Lockport
DON’T FORGET 4:30 REGISTRATION

See You Later,
Jesse

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Open players DO NOT receive a Custom Disc. Sorry so people received wrong the info in an email.

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THE 33rd ILLINOIS STATE
DISC GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS


Highland Park, Joliet, Illinois
NOTE: Highland Park has new Discraft Chainstar baskets and some of the holes have been moved.
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=3021
The Canyons, Lockport, Illinois
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=7130
For more info:
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=1054.0
FLYER:
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/33rd%20IL%20State.pdf
 
OPEN & ADVANCED DIVISIONS
PDGA B-TIER – SATURDAY July 18, 2015
1 round of 18 at HIGHLAND PARK, JOLIET, IL on BLUE TEES
EXCEPT HOLE 16, NEW WHITE TEE
1 Round of 24 at DELLWOOD PARK, LOCKPORT, IL on WHITE TEES
Tournament Central will be at The Canyons in Dellwood Park on Dellwood Park Ave (Pavilion near hole #12)
Registration Starts at 7:15 A.M. & Closes at 8:30 A.M.
ONLY at The Canyons in Dellwood Park
ALL PRE-REG PLAYERS MUSTCHECK-IN BY 8:30 at THE CANYONS
Players Meeting tentatively between 8:45 – 9:00 am
Advanced players will be traveling to Highland Park after meeting, which is
only a 5 mile drive. The rest of the details will be announced at players meeting.

Pro Divisions Entry Fee:
(Add $10 if you are not a PDGA Member)
$800+ added to pro purse
Player’s Pack: poster, custom colored stamped fridge magnet, custom stamped cup.
MPO - Open - $50 3-Trophies
MPM - Master (40 and over)- $50 2-Trophies
MPG – Grandmaster (50 and over)- $40 1-Trophy
FPO - Open Women - $40 1-Trophy
Advanced Divisions Entry Fee:
(Add $10 if you are not a PDGA Member)
Player’s Pack: Custom stamped Innova Champion Disc, poster, custom colored stamped fridge magnet, custom stamped cup.
MA1 - Advanced - $40 3-Trophies
MM1 - Master (40 and over)-  $40 2-Trophies
MG1 - Grandmaster (50 and over)- $30 2-Trophies
FW1 - Women - $30 1-Trophy
 
AMATEUR  & JUNIOR DIVISIONS
PDGA B-TIER – SUNDAY July 19, 2015
1 round of 18 at HIGHLAND PARK, JOLIET, IL on WHITE tees
1 Round of 24 at DELLWOOD PARK, LOCKPORT, IL on WHITE Tees
Tournament Central will be at The Canyons in Dellwood Park on Dellwood Park Ave (Pavilion near hole #12)
Registration Starts at 7:15 A.M. & Closes at 8:30 A.M.
ONLY at The Canyons in Dellwood Park
ALL PRE-REG PLAYERS MUSTCHECK-IN BY 8:30 at THE CANYONS
Players Meeting tentatively between 8:45 – 9:00 am
Some divisions will be traveling to Highland Park after meeting, which is
only a 5 mile drive. The rest of the details will be announced at players meeting.
Entry Fee:
(Add $10 if you are not a PDGA Member except Junior Divisions)
Player’s Pack: Custom stamped Innova Champion Disc, poster, custom colored stamped fridge magnet, custom stamped cup.
MS1 – Sr.Grandmaster (60 and over)- $30 2-Trophies
MA2 - Intermediate - $30 3-Trophies
MA3 - Recreational - $30 3-Trophies
MA4 - Novice - $30 3-Trophies
FW2 - Women Int. - $20 1-Trophy
MJ1 - Jr. Boys U-19 - $20    2-Trophies
MJ2 - Jr. Boys U-16 - $20    1-Trophy


PDGA Pre Registration is now up.
 
 Saturday July 18 Pro/Adv
https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/33rd_Illinois_State_Disc_Golf_Championships_Pro_Adv_2015/register
 
Sunday July 19 Ams
https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/33rd_Illinois_State_Disc_Golf_Championships_MS1and_All_Other_Ams_2015/register
 
Pre-registration by mail:
Mail in Pre-registration by July 16,
Mail checks Payable to:
Jesse Saenz Jr.
754 Rebecca Ln.
Bolingbrook IL 60440
INCLUDE:
Name, Address, PDGA #, Division, DOB & Contact Info

• Flyer is attached
• Pre-registration will also be available at
 the J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League on Wednesdays.

Custom Stamp is below. Silhouettes are of the 2014 Advanced Women winner Ashley Vicich and 2014 Pro Winner Justin Celmer.
Artwork created by Jason Poole. Silhouettes were taken from photos taken by LEL Phototgraphy (Lauren Lakeberg).

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 23, 2015, 07:43:01 AM »
NEW POINTS UPDATE
1st Half • April 1 – June 17, 2015 • Week 12
 
FIRST HALF POINTS

 
ONE WEEK LEFT OF THE FIRST HALF!

Pro/Adv
Hermosillo has won the first half!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week12PROADV_1.pdf


Am/Nov
Eichorst has a 4-point lead! All he needs to do is show up and he wins the first half.
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week12AMNOV_1.pdf

Next Week Dellwood Park!
5:30 Start


See You Later,
Jesse



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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 17, 2015, 07:40:38 AM »
We only have 2 weeks left of the first half!

Second Half Schedule
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/%20'15%202nd%20half%20doubles%20July-Sept.pdf

Pro/Adv
Al Hermosillo has just about wrapped up the first half victory. All he needs to do is show up at one of the next two Wednesdays to be claimed the winner.
We have a huge battle for second through fourth. Hutter, Rachan, Gremillion, Bruemmer, Matesevac, Rodriguez, Brenholtz and Forneris will all be battling for three spots. There are a few others that might jump up into the conversation with a big win this week.

Am/Nov
Eichorst is holding strong with a 3-point lead, but McMillin & Pashos are on his tail. Kolar, Seddon, Cembala, Story, G. Frederick & Post all need a good week to keep in the conversation of the top 4.

Good Luck!

The Oaks, in Mokena Tonight!


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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: Knoch Knolls Grand Opening
« on: June 15, 2015, 12:33:48 PM »
Grand Reopening of Knoch Knolls Disc Golf Course Set for June 27
Community Invited to Celebrate New 18-Hole Course

The Naperville Park District invites the community to celebrate the grand reopening of the disc golf course at Knoch Knolls Park, located at 336 Knoch Knolls Road.

The event will take place
Saturday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Following brief remarks by the Naperville Park District board president and others, the course will officially open with a ceremonial first throw. Expert disc golf players will be on hand to demonstrate how to throw a disc and to give other tips for beginners. Guests also will have the opportunity to participate in a series of “Putt for the Pie” contests.

The disc golf course at Knoch Knolls Park originally opened in 2000 as a nine-hole course and concrete tee pads were added in 2006. Naperville resident and disc golf enthusiast Tom Wehrli worked with Disc Golf Hall of Fame player Gary Lewis to design the original course.

Funding for the first course was provided, in part, by donations from local individuals and organizations. With the sport of disc golf growing fast in Illinois and nationally, players flocked to the Knoch Knolls course and soon looked for ways to expand it from 9 to 18 holes. The Naperville Park District was able to include the course expansion in the Knoch Knolls Nature Center project, which was funded, in part, by an Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Design of the overall project began in 2012, and preparation for the disc golf renovation began in 2013 when a herd of goats helped clear five acres of invasive brush for the new holes. Installation of the new tees and baskets continued through the spring of 2015.

Disc golf experts Steve Matul and Doug D’Arcy worked with Project Manager Peggy Pelkonen to design the new course layout. Close to parking, restrooms and the DuPage River Trail, the Knoch Knolls course is conveniently located and offers beautiful views of open fields and woodlands along the West Branch of the DuPage River.

Disc golf is popular with young adults, but as Tom Wehrli observed, the sport also provides an opportunity for families to spend time together outdoors.
“I see parents staying with their kids while they are playing the game and walking the course together,” said Wehrli. “There are a lot of guys who play, but I also see lots of young kids with their parents.”

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 11, 2015, 06:41:21 AM »
WEEK 10 - June 10, 2015
First Half #11
West Park, Joliet, IL


TEES
24 Holes - Par 72
Pro/Adv - Long Tees
Am/Nov - Short tees
 
CONDITIONS
The night started out in the 90s and extremely humid. Half way through the round a Monsoon hit. It cooled things off but destroyed the land.

NOTES
 
• Second Half Schedule
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/%20'15%202nd%20half%20doubles%20July-Sept.pdf

• We had no choice but to forfeit the night during the round because too many holes became unplayable

• Within 15 minutes the creek on 2, 3, & 4 became a 30 foot wide raging river. The water was all the way to the top of the bridge for hole 5. From the tee pad to the basket on hole 11 was flooded and flowin. Hole 16 was just downright scary!

• Reports of logs bigger then cars were flowing like they were branches.
“ When we seen that log we knew it was time to get out!”
 
• I Refunded money to the players that wanted it back and for everyone else they have received a rain check.

• Shout out to the Taco Guy for coming out!

• 33rd Illinois State Disc Golf Championships flyer.
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/33rd%20IL%20State.pdf

• 2015 GLA, Let’s here about it!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=207.120

• 2015 SLA, Let’s here about it!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=1055.0

PLAYERS
34 Players
15 PRO/ADV     19 AM/NOV
 
ACES
No Aces = $32 to start next week
 
PRO TIP OF THE WEEK
West Park - Learn the Stand & Deliver throw when it’s raining.

Next Week -THE OAKS, MOKENA
DON’T FORGET 4:30 REGISTRATION

See You Later,
Jesse

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 7th J-Town One Disc Challenge
« on: June 05, 2015, 12:27:28 PM »
Don’t forget tonight is the 7th J-Town One Disc Challenge!

Open         $20.00      1 Trophy
Advanced  $15.00    1 Trophy
Amateur    $15.00      1 Trophy   
Women     $15.00     1 Trophy


• An IL State Fundraiser!
• Top 1/3 will receive MONEY!
• NON-SANCTIONED
• Multiple Free CTP holes will be set-up.
• 3 winners for the Gary Lewis Throw For The Pies
• Taco Lady will be there afterwards
• $2.00  ACE FUND (optional)
• $3.00  50/50 CTP (optional)

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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: J-Town Disc Golf Doubles League
« on: June 05, 2015, 07:51:19 AM »
NEW POINTS UPDATE
1st Half • April 1 – June 3, 2015 • Week 10
 
FIRST HALF POINTS

 

Pro/Adv
Hermosillo has an enormous 8-point lead with three weeks left of the first half.
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week10PROADV.pdf


Am/Nov
Eichorst jumps out to a 3-point lead with three weeks left of the first half
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/files/League/Week10AMNOV.pdf


DON’T FORGET THE ONE DISC CHALLENGE IS TONIGHT FRIDAY JUNE 5!!
http://jtowndiscgolf.com/SMF1/index.php?topic=1070.0


See You Later,
Jesse


Next Week West Park!
5:30 Start

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