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In Memory Of... / Big Tom Tincher
« on: June 07, 2012, 03:40:14 PM »
Big Tom Tincher passed away on easter morning.  He was a part of West Park playing that course every day.  It was like pulling teeth when I got him to come play Trinity one time and one time only.  he will be missed by many

Courses / Trinity Links
« on: June 07, 2012, 03:05:41 PM »
OK so after months of talking about the change. hole 7's basket is officially moved and in the new location.  Steve Slater led the way in this make over and with help from Dave K, and Lefty Al and Louise the change is in.  The pit by the basket is OB and will always be OB with or with out water.  it is going to play tough and will be a par 4...  happy playing

Leagues & Tourneys / Trinity Links Point Series Event #3
« on: April 22, 2012, 11:08:32 PM »
May 26th is the next tournament date....
mens Open Players are $55

All ams are $35

Ace fund $5.. I believe $90 is carrying over to the ace fund as well
CTP $5

come check this tournament out... yes it is a point series and it isn't to late to get in and grab so points.....  we have had two events out of the seven and I am hoping may 26th brings a close to or a sell out crowd.  The course has under went some changes and will have another change prior to may 26th....  PDGA registration is up and going on the PDGA web page and TOM M is going to update the registration list so if you sign up you will get viewed by all to see.  Please pre register for this tournament.   no players packs for ams at this event but we will have a player packs in the future for the last event I am thinking, this is a C tier and we are trying to raise money with CTP 50/50 and all merchandise sold to improve the course.  I will also have a laptop at the course day of tourney to try and get scores up before you leave for the day.  Registration opens at 8:30 am and will close at 9:30 am... players meeting at 9:45 and tee time at 10:00 am.....  if you have any questions please contact me at TrinitylinksDGC@gmail.com  I hope to see a lot of you out there and remember to pre register

Thank You's / Thank you
« on: April 22, 2012, 10:58:55 PM »
I know I thank these people at my tournaments but for those of you who don't come out and support the Trinity Links Point Series and the course I will put this up for you to read.  ( you should come check out the course and play a tournament or four and help us raise funds for the course... next tourney is may 26th) but Tom M and Dan O lead the way in doing work out on the course.  Leo B has helped with bridges and trenching and has done a tremendous job.  Matt P is willing to do whatever needs to get done and is always smiling.  Lefty Al H has been out helping with water flow and trenching....  there is some others that have come out to help but the people that I have listed really just do a tremendous job and I appreciate it and all the players that come out to Trinity I am sure appreciate it to.  Also Ryan Rimbo is a local player to Trinity and he has been helping with benches and helped out with the tee pads...  Thank you guys for all you do and I look forward to continue improving the course and making it harder and harder and harder and harder to play.   


Equipment / mulch or mulcher/ chipper
« on: March 29, 2012, 10:27:46 PM »
Does anyone have access to a mulcher/ chipper that we can use out at Trinity for a day.  Or does anyone have a hook up for mulch, my hook up is no more and Trinity really needs some mulch... I don't have a park district that gives me mulch or chips so I need to find someone to help me out in this area... thanks

Frank I know channy doesn't give you much either so you know the situation I am in

Leagues & Tourneys / Trinity Links Points series event # 2
« on: March 08, 2012, 11:04:25 AM »
On Sunday April 15th, 2012 the second event for the trinity Links Point Series will take place.  On line registration will be up by wed of next week on the PDGA site.  day of registration will have a $5.00 fee that will go to the final pay out of the point series. 
Registration opens at 8:00 am
Players meeting at 9:30 am
Tee time at 9:45 am
Opem players are $55   ( Men and Women)
Am Players are $35 ( novice, rec, intermediate, advanced, women advanced)
PDGA will say $65 and $45 but will deduct $10 for current members
ace fund and CTP are $5.00 each
Hole Sponsorships start at $25.00 each for day of tournament

Email any questions to TrinitylinksDGC@gmail.com or leave your questions here on the board. 

J-Town Ice Bowl / Special Thanks
« on: February 16, 2012, 09:01:30 AM »
First and foremost I want to Thank Frank Grimes for relentlessly collecting donations for the morning star mission.  Frank you did one heck of a job and people don't get to see what you have to do to get donations so I want to acknowledge that and again tell you amazing job.  Also you did a great job running the raffle.  Second Dave K did an awesome job being the Tournament Director, managing 82 players is no easy task and you did an awesome job.  Jason Poole is the computer guy on the board and he had the scores up and posted on the PDGA site before most people left, very very few tournaments have what the J town tournaments have, and that is Jason Poole and is mad skills.   Dean B and Ray H did an awesome job being the support staff, helping with registration and checking score cards and a ton of other behind the scenes type of things.  Gary lewis did all the merchandise and that is a tough task trying to keep everyone happy and not getting ripped off by dishonest players.  dale D for doing the trophies, which turned out awesome, and Mike K who did the art work for the trophies and the sponsorship signs.  J town disc golf club did an awesome thing and with out all the players that showed up the Ice Bowl would not have turned out as great as it did.  So a big thanks to every player that showed up and supported the Morning Start Mission.  I want to thank the people from the mission that supplied the lunch and coffee and Terri and the man power to serve the players lunch.  good work everyone.

Leagues & Tourneys / Trinity Links Point Series
« on: January 26, 2012, 08:29:56 PM »
Tom M and myself are going to have a point series at Trinity Links this year.  The first event will be Feb 18th and hopefully I will have a flyer to J poole and he can get it up on the page but I have not talked to him yet about it... it will be a pdga  C tier and  Pro Divisions will consist of men, Mens master, and womens and then all am divisions for men.. sorry ladies  no am divisions yet but if you know some friends let me know and I will have one for you...  I hope to see a lot of you out there.. .the tee pads are great and I would love to have everyone come out and enjoy the new changes and prepare themselves for the changes coming

Leagues & Tourneys / PDGA Sanctioned Leagues
« on: December 16, 2011, 03:52:28 PM »
So over the weekend I was talking with the one and only Dana Vicich and he told me about a new PDGA sanctioned league that you can get points for.  This would be something cool to have at summer leagues for the handicap or doubles.  Not sure how it works, does anyone have anymore info on the PDGA Sanctioning Leagues

Leagues & Tourneys / snow blown II PDGA C tier
« on: November 30, 2011, 10:44:25 AM »
Hello everyone
On December 10th 2011 the Snow Blown II will be held at Trinity Links Disc Golf Course.  The tournament will be two rounds and all the info is below

Event: Snow Blown II   
PDGA C tier
Registration starts at 8:00 am
Players meeting at 8:50
Tee Time at 9:00
Entry Fee
Pros' are $30.00
Ams are $20.00
CTP's are $5.00
Ace Fund is $5.00
Location: 1800 west oak avenue lockport il 60441
Trinity Links Disc Golf Course
come get some points to end the year. 

Lost & Found / glo gazelle
« on: November 28, 2011, 02:30:10 PM »
lost a glo gazelle has my name and number on the disc.  lost it at Trinity on hole 4...

Leagues & Tourneys / wed night glo league
« on: November 28, 2011, 02:20:11 PM »
So a few people have been asking about a glo league and I thought this was a pretty cool idea.  I am gonna start a glo league at Trinity Links Disc Golf Course in Lockport Il.  I am gonna have ctp's and an ace fund as well.  I figured $10 to be all in, keep it cheap and still let everyone get in on the ctp's and ace fund ( all for $10).  I don't yet have LED lights back, I did order them but they have not come in yet.  I am hoping they come by wed but I doubt it.  It will be random draw doubles and depending on the turn out I might have two divisions but as of right now I am thinking only one division.  I will also be doing a few optional CTP's to raise money for the Ice Bowl and basket funds.  if you have any questions please let me know and I hope to see a bunch of you guys and gals out on wed.  this wed is the first league that is the 30th of november.  start time at 5:30 so get there early to warm up
I also have some glo plastic left over from the glo tourney if anyone is interested..

Courses / Fundraising for new baskets at Highland
« on: November 21, 2011, 10:05:47 AM »
Hello everyone
Hey I want to start a Glo League at Trinity Links to start and if the park districts get on board move to all the courses.  The league will be set up to raise money for new baskets at Highland.  I was thinking of having the league on Wed night and starting at 5:30.  It will be cold but if we could get a group out to play in this on a routine basis it could be a lot of fun and think, highland could get some new baskets.  I am thinking 7 dollar entry fee and a few CTP's and ACE fund.  the first day of this league would start on November 30th at 5:30.  let me know what your thoughts on this are so I can figure out if it should be one division of random draw or two divisions.  hope to hear from everyone interested.  Thanks

Leagues & Tourneys / J town vs Fox Valley club challenge
« on: November 21, 2011, 10:01:05 AM »
First I want to thank everyone from J Town that came out and the Fox Valley member's who came and made this event so much fun.  I want to give a huge thanks to Dave K for being the captain and running this event, it was smooth and he did an awesome job getting everyone organized and tallying everything up.  I want to thank the J Town board ( Ray Hill, Frank Grimes, Dean Bingham, Jason Poole, and Dave Kociuba) hope I spelled all those right and the Fox Valley board for supporting this event.  Blaine from Fox Valley did an awesome job as well, cooking the food and bringing the pinata to blow up with discs, ( this was a ton of fun by the way for those of you who missed it).  J town won the event and Dana Vicich set a new course record for Cali, ( he shot a 14 down in the wind by himself...Awesome!!!).
I am in the works of trying to get a club challenge against Streamwood and will have more information down the road.  Again thanks to everyone that made this event possible..


Leagues & Tourneys / Trinity Links Fourth Annual Glo Tournament
« on: November 01, 2011, 04:55:02 PM »
Hello everyone.
November 12th is coming up and I wanted to remind everyone that the fundraiser is right around the corner. 
Registration starts at 6:00 pm
Round starts at 8:00 pm
tournament is November 12th, 2011
at Trinity Links disc golf course
Bring your own Partner
$40 for Am teams
$50 for Pro teams
Trophies for top teams
Glow sticks and LED lights will be for sale day of tournament. 

Please grab your partner and head out and help support the course and Trinity Services, Inc.  If you like the changes help me continue keeping up this course.  Also tell Tom M, Dan O, Matt P, Scotty C.  ( the first are guys who always come out and help on the course)  Eric R, Frank G, Shawn H, Matt C, Al H, Eric S, Ryan R, Jake B, and so many more thanks for lending a helping hand.  Thanks

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