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Mcfrolfer

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Team J-Town Q&A
« on: January 23, 2020, 11:55:38 AM »
Welcome to the Team J-Town Q&A thread!
Feel free to use this thread to ask questions, make suggestions or just shout out random encouragement to our upcoming team members.

Here is some basics to get things started:

Team J-Town
Established 2020
Team Manager: Shawn McCarthy
Team Captain: Ray Hill
Team Treasurer: Jason Poole
J-Town DGC Media Manager: Andrew Poly

Mission Statement
This is a small squad of J-Town DGC members that will focus on the following:
   -Growing and promoting the sport of disc golf
   -Competing in PDGA events
   -Promoting J-Town DGC at PDGA events.

Requirements to be a member
        - J-Town DGC member
   - PDGA member
   - Pass the PDGA Officials exam
   - Access to Udisc or alternate way to post your rounds
   - No rating requirement

What is expected of a Team J-Town member.
   - Compete in as many PDGA events that you can.
   - Compete in one A-tier event 
   - Submit a “tour” schedule for 2020
   - Record and report your rounds to the team manager.
   - Promote the club in a positive way.

What Team J-Town members can expect.
   - $30 to put towards your next PDGA event
        - Weekly practices and rated rounds on Tuesdays
        - Team J-Town gear (J-Town DGC patches, Dryfit Polo and brag tag)
        - Exclusive clinics with local and not so local pros?
        - Possibility of car pooling and roomates for some of the bigger events
        - Cash incentives for outstanding play.
        $25 for the highest rated round
        $25 for the most tournaments played
        $25 for the most tournament wins
        $25 for the most PDGA points
        $25 for the highest rated round over rating
   
What is expected from a Team Captain.
     - Encourage and inspire the team.
   - Help the Team Manager recruit and fill the ranks (10 people for year one)
   - Submit a “Captain's log” from the road

What is expected from a Team Manager.
   - Work with the Team Captain to recruit and fill the ranks (10 people for year one)
   - Record and report the team members results to the J-Town DGC Media Manager.
        - Find sponsors
        - Figure out the Team budget
        - Figure out Team gear (Shirts, brag tags, hats, socks, patches, etc.)
        - Help members with touring schedules

Team Try Out
Saturday March 7th 2020
HIghland Park
To be held as part of the Greater Tag event. Each of the following divisions will win a spot on the team. 1 MPO, 2 MA4, 2 MA3, 2 MA2, 2 MA1, 2 FA players. Any spots not used will go to the next lowest division. 
Shawn Mc
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Preseason
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2020, 09:58:01 AM »
Team J-town preseason report:

Greetings all! Although team tryouts are not till March 7th, our team captain is off and running. Ray Hill ventured out to Nevada to attend the Las Vegas Challenge and get his 2020 tour started. During his travels he will be giving us some insight to what it is like to be a pro on the road.
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Ray Hill #25183 - MP40
Las Vegas Challenge (A tier)
https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/43105

Round 1 - Wildhorse Golf Club - Innova - Gold Baskets- Par 61
14 pars,1 birdie, 3 bogie
(3 OB penalty; including one a par save)
Total score 63
Highlights - parring from hole 9 all the way to the clubhouse. Based on last year's stats the hole difficulties are 10th, 5th, 14th, 7th, 6th, 1st, 8th, 2nd, 4th, and 3rd hardest respectfully.

Round 2 - Wildhorse Golf Club - Factory Store - Black Baskets- Par 62
11 pars, 5 birdies, 1 bogie, 1 double bogie
(1 OB penalty)
Total score 60
Highlights- 5 solid birdies and having my wife on the bag for a surprise visit was the best!

Round 3 - Wildhorse Golf Club - Infinite Discs - Red Baskets- Par 58
10 pars, 3 birdies, 5 bogies
(3 OB penalties)
Total score 60
Highlights - Hole 6 triple island birdie (putter/ putter) Hole 11 was a just outside circle 1 birdie on 430ft hole 11 was fun. And a bullseye drive on 15.

Missed the cut by only 3 strokes to finish 24th out of 48 competitors
Onto the Memorial in Scottsdale, AZ
Bright days!!
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Sponsors
We are looking for sponsors to help support our players. You can be an Incentive sponsor and/or a Gear sponsor. For more details contact Shawn Mc at mcfrolfer@gmail.com
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Team updates

Team tryouts are being held at Highland Park on March 7th. Tee off is 11am. You must be a J-Town DGC member to tryout. Memberships will be available the day of the event.
Shawn Mc
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May the course be with you!