Boyne Valley DGC

Est. 2013

Club News

Forrest Omland   December 5 at 8:59am

Club Address, Website, Facebook Page, and Email

Address = PO Box 712, Boyne City, MI 49712-0712

Website = http://www.boynevalleydiscgolf.org/

Facebook Page = https://www.facebook.com/BoyneValleyDGC

Email = [email redacted]

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Forrest Omland   September 11 at 10:40pm

Trying Various Alternate Tee Pad Materials at Avalanche

One of our club goals for this year was to try some various tee pad materials on a trial basis up at Avalanche to generate some feedback and improve some of the worst boxes a little bit. Rather than push for concrete tee pads which everyone might not agree on, our main focus was to help maintain and improve the existing course without doing anything permanent. We started out trying 4'x6' rubber mats (from the Leviathan course) on holes #12 and #18. Although they aren't ideal for most places, the ... more

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chris s   October 3 at 10:49am

Concrete is the best... rubber teepads are dangerous because they are slippery as are the pavers on hole 2. saw slips on 2 and 12 wednesday! sand is safer than rubber or pavers. besides concrete I think the safest option is carpet.

Forrest Omland   October 3 at 11:41am

Thanks for the feedback Chris! We're adding concrete to the overall proposal for next year. Note: #2 will be better once we actually finish adding gravel so we can put wood chips around it, helping to keep the dirt off the pavers.