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William Mitchell    July 20, 2013 at 11:13pm

Anyone going to Little River, KS for they're relief tournament?

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William Mitchell   July 20, 2013 at 11:29pm

sorry meant "their" not "they're"

Josh Carroll   July 20, 2013 at 11:30pm

I'll be there! Coming up from hometown Hutchinson with some of the local guys. It'd be great to see some Manhattan folk there, if only to check out this gem of a course! If you can't make it tomorrow, be sure to keep the weekend of August 17-18th open. Hutchinson's Salt City Open on Saturday and Little River's Redskin Rendezvous on Sunday, both KDGA Oz Tour events.

Rick Petrie    July 20, 2013 at 8:19pm

So, I managed to FRY my phone today. What a pain in the neck!

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Rick Petrie   July 20, 2013 at 8:26pm

In other words, don't bother calling or texting me until you hear otherwise. (at least I've still got my home computer)

Rick Petrie   July 21, 2013 at 9:02am

I actually "fixed" my phone! I watched some YouTube videos then tore into it! I had nothing to lose & thought "why not?"

Mark Kewley   July 21, 2013 at 11:59am

MacGyver

Jon Tveite    July 19, 2013 at 12:13pm

There has been some interest expressed in playing the original Fairmont layout as a group before the course redesign becomes permanent. Holes that will be completely going away: #2, #4, #6, #9. Holes that will be substantially changed: #3, #5.



How about sometime on Sunday? My preference would be late morning or early afternoon. Any thoughts? If I don't get any feedback by this evening I will just pick a time and post it here.

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Jon Tveite   July 21, 2013 at 12:14am

I'm going to play at 2:00. Be there or be square, as some used to say.

Mark Kewley   July 21, 2013 at 10:27am

I'll be there a little early to test drive a few discs.

Kevin Clouse   July 21, 2013 at 11:02am

Anybody interested in taking some baskets out to play some front nine holes?

Alan Fox    July 18, 2013 at 9:13pm

Alan Fox and Michael King took 5th with -1



Ross Jones and John Heley took 4th with -4



Scott Collins and Billy Mitchell took 3rd with -5



Mitch Brenn and Grant Wisdom took 2nd with -11



And 1st place goes to Jake Strait and Mark Kewley shooting -12



Nice job guys had a blast

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Mark Kewley   July 18, 2013 at 10:25pm

Most people have a few discs that they want to trade. I think it would be cool to have a monthly "League" where we play this format.

Mitchell Brenn   July 19, 2013 at 9:26pm

I liked this format a lot. I always have a few decent discs just not being used and this was a great way to "play and trade." Also I liked that everyone got something at the end, even if you got last place.

Jacob Strait   July 21, 2013 at 11:40am

We are such studs Mark!

Mark Kewley    July 17, 2013 at 10:57pm

FYI: I will be in Westmoreland on Friday afternoon if anyone wants to meet at the park for a round.

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Kevin RevKev Clark   July 18, 2013 at 2:32pm

Never been there. What's it like?

Mark Kewley   July 18, 2013 at 4:38pm

Small town park. Very short holes. Kind of Fun.

Mark Kewley   July 19, 2013 at 2:35pm

I'm headed there to take care of vehicle registration. I should be in the park in around an hour.

Rick Petrie    July 15, 2013 at 10:58pm

Sorry for all the mixed-up News posts regarding this week's meeting.

The meeting is set for:

Wednesday, July 17th, 5:45pm

Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Ave.

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Rick Petrie    July 15, 2013 at 6:54pm

Anybody else hear that? It's the sound of our new Innova disc golf equipment making their way from the South Carolina plant.



Later tonight I'll post official DFOK News outlining or upcoming work days, plus a DFOK Meeting set for Wednesday night.

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Alan Fox    July 15, 2013 at 6:25pm

This Thursday at 530 let's play a blind draw doubles night.... bring a DISC you want to put in the pile. Who ever wins gets first pick out the pile second gets second pick and so on. Who's down?

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Alan Fox   July 18, 2013 at 1:26pm

Thats understandable about fairmont we or someone could always set a date to do it at fairmont as well I just enjoy playing tuttle and can finally play tuesdays again and think this way would be a fun time as well

Alan Fox   July 18, 2013 at 1:26pm

Figured everyobr be there bout 530 to do the flip and start bout 545

Alan Fox   July 18, 2013 at 9:19pm

Final results Alan Fox and Michael King took 5th with -1 Ross Jones and John Heley took 4th with -4 Scott Collins and Billy Mitchell took 3rd with -5 Mitch Brenn and Grant Wisdom took 2nd with -11 And 1st place goes to Jake Strait and Mark Kewley shooting -12 Nice job guys had a blast

Rick Petrie    July 14, 2013 at 9:52pm

For anyone who may be interested, the Sunflower State Games publishes results on their own page.



Check here to view them. --> http://www.sunflowergames.com/2013results

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Rick Petrie   July 15, 2013 at 6:45pm

I wish they posted all of the scores, rather than just the top three places. But considering all the scores for all the sports involved in the SSG, I can't blame them.

Ben Nispel   July 16, 2013 at 11:29am

Yeah, that would be nice. Did you ever hear how many total participants this event pulled in?

Rick Petrie   July 16, 2013 at 7:25pm

There were 80 total players on the Saturday doubles day. I did not hear the total from Sunday's singles event. I'm guessing there was 60 or so Sunday.

Darian Thomas    July 14, 2013 at 1:58pm

Anyone up for playing a round at Tuttle

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Rick Petrie    July 13, 2013 at 11:58pm

DFOKers, it's not too late to get in on the Sunflower State Games!

Tomorrow, Sunday 14th. Crestview course, Topeka.

8:30 Check-in. 9:30 Players Meeting. 2 rounds of 18 holes.

$25 = New Disc & Shirt (While Supplies Last)

Then

Let's bring home more medal GOLD! or SILVER or BRONZE!

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Rick Petrie   July 14, 2013 at 12:25am

Oh. Could be. I pre-paid for it all.

Darian Thomas   July 14, 2013 at 1:17am

Are their divisions like a regular tournament?

nick samuelson    July 13, 2013 at 1:39pm

Has anybody played at holton how is the course?

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Rick Petrie   July 13, 2013 at 2:08pm

Not me, but I'm very curious. It would be a place for me to play when I go that way to visit family. It would be great to get a review from you so I know what it's like. :-)

Jacob Strait    July 11, 2013 at 7:10pm

Anyone playing at Tuttle tonight?

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Rick Petrie    July 8, 2013 at 8:37pm

I have some scoop on the Fairmont Park project... I should have some big news by mid week...



In the mean time, please start looking at July 27th & 28th, and/or Aug. 3rd & 4th on your calendar.

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Rick Petrie   July 9, 2013 at 12:39am

I probably should have elaborated. These are projected work days for us to install Innova equipment at Fairmont Park!

Rick Petrie    July 7, 2013 at 6:50pm

Found on Current #2 Fairmont:

Yellow Innova DX Cheetah stuck in a tree (left it). Might have to call the FD ladder truck to get that cat down.

Also,

Innova F2 (Factory 2nd) blizzard disc. If you can name the disc + stamp color, I'll get it to you asap.

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Alan Fox    July 7, 2013 at 4:40pm

Does anyone know a boatman? or a mark pendgraft? Or someone named Chums? If so I found their discs.... also Jon Tveite if you would answer your phone e I have 2 of yours lol

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Alan Fox   July 8, 2013 at 9:07am

the boatman is yellow with red stamp

Alan Fox   July 8, 2013 at 9:07am

so what should i do with his disc mark?

Mark Kewley   July 8, 2013 at 11:42am

He has been here the last 2 years. I guess you can play with it until he comes back to Kansas?

Rick Petrie    July 6, 2013 at 8:51am

One week from today I'll be headed to the Sunflower State Games disc golf tournament. Saturday is the doubles format, played just like our Tuttle Tuesday best disc format, however you bring your teammate. Sunday is a standard singles tournament. You can sign up and play in one of the two tournaments for $25 or both for $35. If you medal (top 3 (bronze, sliver, gold)), you'll be qualified to play in the 2014 State Games of America. Personally I love playing in the Doubles event... mainly beca ... more

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Rick Petrie   July 6, 2013 at 12:23pm

All the Sunflower State Games events/competitions take place in the Topeka area. The disc golf tournament is at Crestview course. http://sunflowergames.com/disc-golf

Ben Nispel   July 6, 2013 at 12:37pm

Awesome, Hopefully Tim will head down with me and we'll see you there!

Austin Cranston   July 6, 2013 at 4:01pm

Any chance of a car pool?

Alan Fox    July 5, 2013 at 3:14pm

Disc golf at Tuttle anyone?

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Alan Fox    July 4, 2013 at 11:20am

For anyone wondering all holed are up at Tuttle except hole 10

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Rick Petrie   July 4, 2013 at 12:39pm

Is there something in the way preventing them from re-installing #10? They've been known to forget to return all 18 baskets... lost in their storage lot I suppose. LOL!

http://www.discgolfscene.com/profile/15417   July 4, 2013 at 12:45pm

Thanks for update.

Alan Fox   July 4, 2013 at 9:03pm

theyvhave cone over the placement so idk

nick samuelson    July 4, 2013 at 10:56am

does anybody know if tuttle is back up?

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Alan Fox   July 4, 2013 at 11:19am

yes it is

Josh Parker   July 4, 2013 at 11:42am

yeah played lastnight