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Leagues & Tourneys / Re: April 9th - First Flight at Highland Park
« on: April 04, 2011, 09:08:21 AM »
Looks like I'll need a temp basket for 15. If someone has a nice temp basket I can use, please let me know.

Courses / Re: HIGHLAND PARK!
« on: April 01, 2011, 01:52:34 PM »
That's awesome Jesse.

I got my eye on you....... :o

Courses / Re: HIGHLAND PARK!
« on: April 01, 2011, 10:44:14 AM »

Can someone please give me todays date? I don't have a calendar handy. Thanks!


Now that was just uncalled for!

Personally, I was pissed when I first read Jesse's post. WTF? I was going over what I was going to say to the Joliet Park District when I called them.....until I realized what day it was. Lol. Good thing I didn't have the time to call them right then, or they would have gotten a piece of my mind! (and man, would I be embarrassed!)

Now I come back to see who else got fooled, only to see someone had to let the cat out of the bag. Way to ruin all the fun.....

Leagues & Tourneys / Female players wanted...
« on: March 30, 2011, 06:53:21 AM »
We already have one Int Women's player for First Flight, and I'm putting the call out to all the female players to come out and join her. Let's see if we can put together a good group of players in the women's divisions.

We will have a trophy for a women's division if we can get 3 or more players in one division.

So, consider this a little encouragement to get out there and have a great time with your fellow female players.

Pre-registration is available here:  http://www.acesandchains.com/node/438

I'm definitely going to try to make this one. Had a blast last time.

Loved the story for the trophy last time. "45 dollars!" Still makes me laugh and cry at the same time.

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: April 9th - First Flight at Highland Park
« on: March 25, 2011, 09:53:55 AM »
Here's the current tee plan:

Pro/Adv: Blue tees (Longs) first round and White tees the second (normal).
All other AMs: White tees both rounds.

I don't plan on using the Red tees at this tournament. Both the Blue, and the White tees have concrete pads. The Reds are still natural.

The White tees are hard enough at Highland. Making anyone below Adv play the Blue tees could be against the Geneva Convention.....

Leagues & Tourneys / Pre-registrations....
« on: March 23, 2011, 01:44:43 PM »
Yup, registrations are starting to trickle in:


Leagues & Tourneys / April 9th - First Flight at Highland Park
« on: March 21, 2011, 12:39:55 PM »
Aces and Chains is proud to present our first tournament of 2011:

April 9th - First Flight 2011 at Highland Park

Two 18+ hole rounds at Highland Park for a total of 36+ holes in this tournament.

Highland Park is ranked as one of the best disc golf courses in the state of Illinois by the PDGA State Coordinator. This is an extremely tough course. It has great variety, with a lot of elevation, and a high risk/reward factor. Come out and enjoy a true challenge at Highland Park.

This tournament will fill up. Pre-registration is highly recommended.

Pre-registration is available both online, and in person at the store (Please bring cash only if registering at the store.) Pre-registration closes at 7pm Friday, April 8th. Registration the day of the event is an additional $10. Please try to pre-register. We'd like to eliminate registration for the morning of the event if possible.

Register online at http://www.acesandchains.com/node/438

Registration/Check-in will be open from 8am-9am. Players meeting at approx. 9:15am, and tee off at approx. 9:30am.

Equipment / Re: Grand Opening March 5th & 6th
« on: March 08, 2011, 02:08:02 PM »
Aces and Chains
1706 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL

Current hours:

M-F: 11-6p
Sat: 11-5p
Sun: 12-4p

By the way, Shae won the putting contest. Prize was three Vibram putters, and any disc off the wall. Congrats Shae! (I think it's Shae, not Shay right?)

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2011 Memorial
« on: March 08, 2011, 02:03:40 PM »
 45 Dana Vicich 26228  985 62 960 51 1016 59 991 54 994 -4 226 $44
 62 Nick Austin 34882  962 61 969 52 1006 62 966 58 956 +3 233

By the end, Dana moved up to 45th. I saw Nick on the list, so I added him too. Not sure if I missed any locals. I went thru the list pretty fast.

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2011 Tournaments
« on: March 08, 2011, 01:53:47 PM »
It's not listed on PDGA yet. I just spoke to them today. They've had my check for a while, and they promised to get it up on the site today.

You have to give J-town kudos for having it on the calendar before the PDGA does. (Thanks Jason!)

A few new items:

Deuces Wild will be moved to Oswego and Jericho Lake. I am working on this now.

I've added one more tournament since the calendar looked so empty. It's at West Park on Aug. 27th and 28th. I'll update the first post...

Equipment / Putting contest
« on: March 04, 2011, 12:59:23 PM »
I've had a few questions about the putting contest.....

weather permitting......

We're going to have 3 windows for the putting contest on Sunday- noon, 2pm, and 4pm. That allows players who show up at different times the opportunity to still participate. Whoever gets the best score from all the participants will be the winner. So, obviously, the winner won't be announced until after the 4pm window is closed.

More details to follow....

Leagues & Tourneys / Re: 2011 Memorial
« on: March 04, 2011, 06:09:40 AM »
Way to go Dana!

Equipment / Re: Looking for *D marked Destroyers
« on: March 03, 2011, 07:07:09 AM »
I think we all know that Innova's discs have a tendency to change slightly over time due to differences in the plastic used, which mold, what time of year, was it humid or not, hot or cold out, etc. etc.,

So, even though it might just be two different guys marking the discs, there might still be a corollation (sp?) between the different markings and a difference in the discs. What if, say, one of them works the day shift, and the other works the night shift? Could that cause enough difference between discs of the same model that you would notice a difference in the flight pattern or wear characteristics?

Or it could just be your weird plastic "fetish"

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