Motor City Chain Gang

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Scott 'bernie' Burnham    May 19, 2013 at 11:10pm

Hey need your help! The kids' league that I run (UnderAgeDrivers) is wrapping up on June 15th with our finale. We will be handing out league prizes and running ctp's, longest drive, longest putt, jumbo toss, raffle, etc. While the players do pay $1 each week and that will be spent on prizes/lunch/awards, I need some non-dx donations to offer as additional prizes! If used and inked please make sure it is not offensive! I promise that all donations will end up in the hands of a ... more

Scott 'bernie' Burnham   May 19, 2013 at 11:12pm

Oh yeah, you can hit me up on Mondays at league if you have sumpthin' to give! Thanks a ton...

brent moreno "WPD"   May 20, 2013 at 9:19am

i got a couple disc for ya

Joe casiglia    May 8, 2013 at 5:09pm

Hey so I'm interested in getting a pdga berth and I would love to get one through the chain gang so I may compete in states I have won both the 2012 fire fighter finale and spring fling 2013 juniors and will be competing in the fire fighters classic on the 19 th I was wondering of I could obtain one through this or another tournament coming up soon thanks

Douglas Fresh   May 8, 2013 at 5:21pm

That is the MDGO's list of tournaments and clubs that have berths available

Jason "raffle Bagger" Phillips    May 8, 2013 at 10:28am

I'm looking for a " focus " with the march mud fest stamp on it. I would like to buy it. Message me if you have one for sale.

RJ Lacelle   May 17, 2013 at 11:29am

i have a challanger with the march mudfest stamp. Never been thrown and I wouldn't mind getting rid of it at all

Jason "raffle Bagger" Phillips   May 17, 2013 at 12:53pm

what do you want for it

Nick Baranowski    May 8, 2013 at 7:52am

Hey all, lost a red/yellow pro valk at FF and it is extremely valuable to me. It was a biffed throw that I forgot to pick up. if anyone sees it my name and number is on it i'm offering a 20$ reward. double the reward if I get the name of the person carrying it

Brandon"RedRum" Redmond   May 8, 2013 at 8:19am

hole 17? my buddy jason Phillips found a red disc I believe. check FF course page. pretty sure that's what's up.

Jason "raffle Bagger" Phillips   May 8, 2013 at 10:23am

nope I found a nuke.

mike "jewphish" cole    May 7, 2013 at 12:13pm

Hey folks lost a surge on hole 4 it was getting dark it hit a tree and none of us could find it. Name and number is on it REWARD IF FOUND.

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Jason "raffle Bagger" Phillips   May 7, 2013 at 12:21pm

I found a reddish orange discraft driver on 17s fairway. no name or number... it's not a surge tho mike. if you or anyone knows who's it mite be i'd like to return it. just tell me what mold you lost and it's going back in your bag.

mike "jewphish" cole   May 7, 2013 at 3:47pm

not sure if I hear of anyone looking for it ill let you know. how did the tag throw off go.

Jason "raffle Bagger" Phillips   May 7, 2013 at 5:43pm

mike got bounced after a few holes but kevin and I shot 14 threw 18 and I hit top of basket to give him the win.

John Minicuci    May 2, 2013 at 8:26pm

3 weeks into the league and we set another record last week. Average players per week after 3 weeks: 146 players. Record: This past Monday, April 29, 2013: 150 players. Well done!

Joe Benno   May 1, 2013 at 2:10pm

I do all the time

mike "jewphish" cole   May 1, 2013 at 2:36pm

thanks John

Jeff Dutka    April 30, 2013 at 3:40pm

Hey MCCG, Are there any random flip doubles weekend leagues in the metro area? I checked the league listings but didn't see anything. Thanks, Jeff D

Chris Leo   April 30, 2013 at 4:49pm

We run BOBIS doubles on Saturday during the winter months. I know Ted Stoebling and Louis Caponi run the Metro Detroit League and they do random draw doubles on Wednesday at Firefighters. Jeff Bauman also runs Team Stony AM doubles/Pro singles on Friday nights at Stony Creek.

John Minicuci   April 30, 2013 at 7:54pm

Tuesday evenings is Eastside Ace Run League, Random Draw, and Thursday Doubles at Starr Park is also a Random Draw format. That completes the local leagues around here during the week. There are so many local and short drive tournaments, that the weekends are virtually all booked up for any kind of formal league.

Jeff Dutka   May 2, 2013 at 8:54am

Thanks guys!

John Minicuci    April 20, 2013 at 11:19am

Heading to Firefighters around noon today to spread some mulch. Shouldn't take too long but could always use more help!


Ryan Koeppen    April 16, 2013 at 9:38pm

I'm getting really frustrated with this league. It used to be a ton of fun but now its getting to be unbearable between holes. I know youve mentioned that cards should be no bigger than 6 people. It didn't work just mentioning it. It's not difficult to play with 5 other people. Im sure I'm not the only person who doesn't like waiting for 2 or 3 or even 4 groups to tee off in front of me before my card gets to. I saw at least 5 groups of 8 or more people and its getting t ... more

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Ben Jackson   April 21, 2013 at 10:22am

I have never had the chance. I live 45 mins away and have had a very busy schedule with work and school. I know how the league works though. I was merely making suggestions. I have run leagues myself too. This Waterford area needs direction for a local group of decent disc golfers. I will be attending this league every once in a while though.

brent moreno "WPD"   April 21, 2013 at 10:47am

well when u get a hundred plus ppl playing gets a lil crazy

Ben Jackson   April 21, 2013 at 10:50am

Believe, me.. I know about party control. I get that it's crazy, but mostly fun crazy! I'll be talking to John soon.

Ben Jackson    April 12, 2013 at 8:20pm

Anyone win the lottery yet? I just looked up the numbers and lost... At least I still have 18 more chances!

John Minicuci   April 12, 2013 at 8:28pm

So far I know my sister-in-law, Krystal Fromm, and the bartender at Sunnybrook all won on the 1st week. No idea if anyone hit this past week.

Brandon Dub    March 31, 2013 at 11:00pm

when is the monday night firefighters league starting? 4/1, 4/8, or 4/15??

Tim Searles   March 31, 2013 at 11:20pm


Ken Mango    March 25, 2013 at 3:45pm

This is the last week for the Basket Alignment Fundraiser. If you have any tickets left please do your best to sell them. With all of the tickets that I have collected money for so far we are still below the break even point. If you have not contacted me already please shoot me a message so we can make arrangements to meet up once your tickets are sold.

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Jeremy- Hitman- Horton   March 26, 2013 at 9:48am

i tryed for the 666 ticket but it was gone already ..........

Mark Stephens   March 26, 2013 at 10:31am

And you were surprised?

John Minicuci   March 26, 2013 at 6:22pm

There were 1000 tickets available (000 - 999).

John Minicuci    March 14, 2013 at 2:51pm

Registration is now open. Please visit for more info.

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John Minicuci   March 14, 2013 at 6:28pm

I wish I did. I have a few suggestions in and they are working feverishly on this topic as well as the fundraiser discs. If its anything like the discussions we have had, the players are going to like them.

Dwayne Kay   March 14, 2013 at 7:51pm

1) I'm so glad you'll be running this event, but I'm so pissed, because it's the weekend of my daughter's commencement!

Brandon"RedRum" Redmond   March 15, 2013 at 1:03am

I am def looking to play in this. If not, I plan on caddying for Ragna Byrde or Jessika Edvardsson, both top female pros coming in from Sweden. Either way, I'm gonna be there!

Nik LEhr    March 12, 2013 at 1:20pm

IF any of you Motor City boys Have (Sunday March 17th) free .. Come Check out this Event i am hosting .
Will be a CTP based Event .. With a couple longest puts ..
along with random draw doubles .. AT HOLLYWOODS Disc Golf Course - Holly, Mi
Info at:


mike "jewphish" cole    March 1, 2013 at 2:35pm

anyone know how the pads are at FF.

Jay B   March 1, 2013 at 4:20pm

ill let ya know in an hour

Jay B   March 1, 2013 at 5:17pm

They suck! 2in of ice on all

RJ Lacelle    February 11, 2013 at 5:35pm

Gonna be in Orlando for spring break (march 1 - 9). Anyone whose gonna be in the are I'd love to play a round at bill frederick park.


RJ Lacelle    February 5, 2013 at 10:55am

Anyone willing to trade a fairly beat in or stable putter for a semi new aviar and an MVP anode?

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RJ Lacelle   February 6, 2013 at 11:34pm

anything discraft? I'm leaning towards a magnet/APX type disc beat in or whatever

John "Johnny Mac" McClenahan   February 7, 2013 at 5:52am

got a 4 chain magnet

RJ Lacelle   February 7, 2013 at 9:04am

excellent. whenever you'd be available just let me know

Ken Mango    January 25, 2013 at 5:19pm

compare your scores at stoney to these to see where you fall.

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RJ Lacelle   January 25, 2013 at 6:16pm

Excellent information. I barely play the shorts at stony so it's about time I practiced. Thanks!

Jeff Bauman   January 25, 2013 at 6:55pm

Keep in mind it was very windy that day from what I remember not to mention that particular course layout doesnt exist anymore. Using Firefighters scores from the MCCG may be better to judge you scores against others.

John Minicuci   January 25, 2013 at 7:06pm

95% of the time it is windy at Stony, silly :-) !

RJ Lacelle    January 25, 2013 at 4:40pm

I'm new to tourneys and all that.The march mudfest will be my first one and I have no idea what division to place myself in. Any info on how to place myself in a division would be awesome.

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Nick Oliver   January 25, 2013 at 5:31pm

Cool. I have some friends on that side of town on here that play a ton. I'll connect you guys. And when I say that throwing distance is irrelevant I don't mean it doesn't matter because someone who can throw 400 feet like your profile says it's going to do much better in am 4 and maybe even am 3, but what is more important is how accurate you are with your distance.

Nick Oliver   January 25, 2013 at 5:33pm

Doug makes some great points.

RJ Lacelle   January 25, 2013 at 5:34pm

Again I'm terrible with modesty. The only disc I for sure know I'm accurate with is the nuke. I'm either still learning the ins and outs of my other ones, or haven't had them for lnog enough. Both my nukes are exactly one year old tomorrow (happy bday to them) so they're just starting to break in and really give me some great stuff.