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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Stuff going on 6.19.12

Sorry Disc Golf Nation I've been in lock down mode since March.  But there is light at the end of the tunnel.

A couple of things:

1.  There is a Hippie Tournament on July 1 at the trails - actually to simultaneous tournaments - $5 in for each - the first is an Ace Race and the second is a captains choice

"DISC GOLFers.....July 1st we will be throwing the 3rd "Hippie Tournament"!!! it will start @ 1pm at the Trails disc golf course (Anderson civic center). So far Wedgys Pizza, Painted Pony Tattoos, Play It Again Sports, and probably Uptown Lounge, will be sponsoring the tournament. There will be 2 separate tournaments that day...an ACE RACE, and a doubles captains choice! Each tournament will be $5 to enter or $10 for both...duh! If u or your business would like to sponsor this tournament let me know before Sunday the 24th....so i can add you, your family, or business to the banner!"

facebook Keith Freelin for more info

2.  David Dutterer is heading up the Poison Ivy task force.  What he is suggesting is finding 6 people to "adopt" 3 holes to spray.  Email me if you would be able to do that.

3.  Signs - signs are coming!  Waiting on county parks to give the final go ahead on something more vandal proof.

4. I highly encourage you to support and become a member of Upstate Disc Golf Club.  We are attempting to connect Dgers from G'ville, EAsley, Greer, Clemson and Anderson.  Check out http://www.upstatediscgolfclub.com/

Monday, April 2, 2012

Tee Signs and Stuff

The remaining tee signs have been removed - although # 8 was stolen and no has mysteriously reappeared.  In all we are missing a total of 3 now.  The County is looking into a more vandal proof solution along with repair of the fence between the course and the apartment complex.

Other news - it looks like we are going to be able to add 2 more practice baskets along the green space in front of the tennis courts as well as more trash cans.

It would be great to build some benches too - any body want to take on that task?

Darwin Wright - City Beach - is likely getting a face lift.  We are planning to move 7 holes and relocate them to a more disc-friendly part of the park.  We are hoping to add 3 more hole to bring it to a total of 12.  The idea is to add 3 more over the next couple of years until we get to a full 18.

Looking to have a singles - for fun event in May or June - any ideas?

Also, the Easley tournament that is usually on 4th of July weekend is now June 23-24 and will be at Greer and another location, possibly the Trails.  Check out High Fly Discs.Those are some great guys that love disc golf and really want to see it take off in the area.

Oh yeah - any body interested in actually forming a disc golf club in Anderson?  Would we like to establish weekly doubles?  Or a league night?  Hollar at me if you want to run with this.  topflight@velocitydiscgolf.com

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Sign missing

has anyone come across the disc golf banner that WAS on the driveway?  this is our second vanalism issue with this sign.  i am thinking now that the course is fairly well knowm we will not replace it.

Also, we are continueing to have issue with people breaking off the metal signs posts.  4 are down at the moment.  over Christmas we need to replace these posts with 4x4s.  who's in?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

ACE RACE

OCT 23 1:30

2 Rounds - 36 Holes
only aces and metal hits count - most points wins "big bag o' discs" from Disccraft
$25 entry fee (gets you player pack with 2 disccraft discs, weekender bag, sticker & mini)
must play with player back discs

Velocity Disc Golf Store onsite with Gateway, DGA, Disccraft & Innnova

Raffle to win

Homemade "55 Gallon" Disc Golf Basket - $5 per chance to win*.  Drawing held at the award presentation of the ACE RACE.


*15 entrance minimum

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

OCT 22/ 23

Oct 22 - Clinic and Free Play 10 am, Lunch w Skins and Pepsi along with Hole/ Course Sponsor recognition at 12:30.  "QUADS" Free tournament -like captains choice - we group up experienced players with beginers to have a great fun round.

OCt 23- ACE RACE at 1:30 - $25 entry fee - 2 free discs and dg bag.

Each event will have Velocity Disc Golf on site to sell Innova, Gateway and Discraft discs and equipment.  If you are looking for portable baskets, shirts, hats  - whatever - shot me an email

topflight@velocitydiscgolf.com

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Disc Golf News

The new tee boxes are in!!!!  Lots of debris is cleaned up. 

Planning a grand opening event on October 22 with several events.  A 18 hole tourney, food adn drinks, a pro-am type event with city/county officials
and then
the next day October 23 - we will hold our ACE RACE - it is $25 for a great player pack from Discraft - 2 discs, a hat , a mini and some other goodies too.  the ace race will begin at 1:30 on that Sunday.  tees will be shorter and you will play 2 rounds of 18 holes.  you get points for aces (3) and metal hits (1) - best round gets a great prize from discraft - a bag, 8 discs and some other goodies.

I have already started getting people registering for the ace race.  if you want in - just let me know.


think i am playing at the trails tomorrow afternoon about 2:00 - who's in?


david

how you like my homemade basket? 

Saturday, September 3, 2011

trails update

this week I have hand many calls and emails about the future of the trails.

one - this is really cool because so many of you call this little oasis "home" as our first real disc golf course in Anderson.

two - you care.

there was an article about a company leasing the woods where our course is located to build and operate a zip line business.  zip lines are really cool and i am happy to tell you that after talking with county parks & rec they have assured me that there is not a conflict and I will be able to work with the company (if this really happens) to ensure flight lines for our course.

the two new holes have been overwhelmingly popular (the tee for 5 makes it seem HUGE.  the two new tee pads should be poured this week.

we are looking to do a real grand opening along with an ace race event on October 22.  The Discraft website actually lists us on the 29th, but that is incorrect.

if you want one of the "trails" discs we did as a fund raiser for the course I have a handful left.  they are $15 for a Gateway wizard putter and mini.

let the discs fly....

David