North Woods Disc Chuckers
Traverse City, MI
Traverse City, MI
Traverse City (Maple City), MI
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Greg Argyle September 2 at 11:36pm
We are doing a limited run of custom hooded sweatshirts. $40 each. The order will be placed no later than next Friday, 9/11/15. If you would like one, please let us know ASAP. If you can, please pre-pay at least half. The logo will be 3 colors (red, yellow, green), and come on a black hoodie. (Other colors available upon request - sweatshirt only)
Greg Argyle August 20 at 4:30pm
Last chance to get a custom NWDC dri-fit polo!
Shirts and towels will be ordered tomorrow, so if you're interested, please let us know ASAP!
Greg Argyle August 17 at 3:04pm
We will be getting another order of towels and dri-fit polos made. If you would like a shirt, please let us know ASAP. Size, color and quantity. They will cost $25-30 each, depending on size and the amount of people that want some.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's August 3 at 7:06pm
Myles Kimmerly disc golf course suffered a lot of damage from the huge storm the rolled through Northern Michigan last night. The course is CLOSED until further notice. Leelanau County officials need to assess the damage and make sure the park is safe to use. There are obviously more pressing needs going on out here at the moment, so it may take a while before the course reopens.
Greg Argyle July 21 at 5:44pm
2015 Disc Chuckers Fantasy Football
The 2015 draft is on August 30 @ 5:00pm, draft party location to be determined. We may need 1 or 2 more teams this year if people drop. Tony Gerou is banned for not paying his fees last year. All dues will be expected to be paid prior to the draft (Thanks, Tony). PayPal accepted. There are some proposed rules changes for this year, and will be voted on at the draft party prior to drafting. If you have any of your own, please add them to the ESPN league message board. Please let ... more
The 2015 draft is on August 30 @ 5:00pm, draft party location to be determined.
We may need 1 or 2 more teams this year if people drop.
Tony Gerou is banned for not paying his fees last year.
All dues will be expected to be paid prior to the draft (Thanks, Tony). PayPal accepted.
There are some proposed rules changes for this year, and will be voted on at the draft party prior to drafting. If you have any of your own, please add them to the ESPN league message board.
Please let us know ASAP if you wish to play (previous years members get first dibs) or if you do not wish to participate again this year.
Greg Argyle July 19 at 11:22am
2015 Chucker Challenge
Less than a week away - This Saturday at Myles Kimmerly. Limited to 6 teams, sign up now!
Greg Argyle June 10 at 10:18pm
Custom Disc Order
If we get another run of custom discs from Discraft / Dynamic Discs / Latitude 64 / Westside Discs, what models of discs would you like?
(The following order forms show what is available)
Greg Argyle June 7 at 9:29am
Myles Kimmerly - Cement Teepad project
The concrete teepad installation project at Myles Kimmerly Park was a success! Thank you to everyone who came out and helped, and of course, Tilleys Party Store And Disc Golf, Northern Waters Disc Golf Series, and Grand Traverse Vapor, for all your amazing contributions.
The course will remain closed until Monday, June 8, to allow for the concrete to cure longer.
A couple Chuckers will be out there again tomorrow to do some cleanup and filling, so please come join if you're free. There is a tentative doubles round planned for Monday evening.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's June 2 at 10:47pm
Begins next Wednesday, June 10 at Kingsley Civic Center South. This women's league will take place at the same time and place as our standard "Disc Chucker Doubles" league. $5 to play, plus an optional $2 ace pool. Other optional side games possible.
Greg Argyle May 27 at 3:21pm
Myles Kimmerly Disc Golf Course - Cement Teepad Installation
WE NEED HELP!! We've been approved to put cement teepads in at Myles Kimmerly Park. Leelanau County Parks & Rec is covering a majority of the cost, but we still need some funding and supplies, and volunteers to help get the project done. Below is the list of our needs and dates we will be doing work. We are looking for as much help as possible, and anyone with experience would be a huge plus. Please contact us and let us know how you can help. [email redacted] Timeline: June 4: r ... more
WE NEED HELP!!
We've been approved to put cement teepads in at Myles Kimmerly Park. Leelanau County Parks & Rec is covering a majority of the cost, but we still need some funding and supplies, and volunteers to help get the project done. Below is the list of our needs and dates we will be doing work. We are looking for as much help as possible, and anyone with experience would be a huge plus. Please contact us and let us know how you can help. [email redacted]
June 4: remove old pads, prep & leveling (9:00am)
June 5: lay forms & final prep & levelling (9:00am)
June 6: concrete delivery (truck 1 @ 7:30am, truck 2 @ 11:00am)
- extra funding to cover supplies: $500
- volunteers each day (at least 2 dozen on June 6)
- 3 or 4 brooms
- 3 or 4 screeds/2x4s (72") [can use 2x4s]
- 30 (5) gallon buckets
- 3 or 4 spreaders
- 2-3 ATVs w/ trailers
- wheelbarrows [heavy duty] (as many as possible)
- pickup trucks
3-4 pad teams (minimum)
Pad team: 3 people per pad spreading and finishing
3-4 runner teams (minimum)
Runner team: 2-3 people per team transporting to holes
1 concrete team
2-3 people helping pour into 5 gallon buckets and wheelbarrows
ALL TEEPADS NEED TO HAVE A MINIMAL PITCH IN THE MIDDLE TO ALLOW FOR WATER RUNOFF.
1 - truck
2 - truck
3 - atv
4 - truck
5 - truck
6 - truck
7 - truck
8 - truck
9 - atv (hole 8 path)
10 - atv (hole 8 path)
11 - atv (hole 8 path)
12 - atv (hole 8 path)
**13 - atv (hole 18 path)
**14 - atv (hole 18 path)
**15 - atv (hole 18 path)
**16 - atv (hole 18 path)
17 - truck
18 - truck
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's May 23 at 9:37pm
No dogs allowed at any leagues or tournaments.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's May 18 at 10:15pm
REWARD!: Stolen Basket
Someone stole #23's basket from Hickory Hills today. Cash reward offered for information leading to its return.
Greg Argyle April 18 at 9:09pm
2015 Singles league starts tomorrow!
9:30am @ Hickory Hills
$5 to play
$2 Ace Pool (optional)
$1 Birdie Pool (optional)
$2 50/50 CTP (optional)
$1 Non-Member Fee (beginning May 1st)
Every Sunday when there is no Northern Waters Series tournament scheduled.
Greg Argyle April 14 at 4:34pm
Bag Tags are here!
Bag Tags have arrived for the 2015 season! If you haven't gotten yours yet, there's still some left for only $10 each.
Distribution will begin tomorrow at Doubles League (@ Diggins Hill). Those who pre-paid will get first choice random selection of the first tags (based on how many have been sold). All tags purchased after league tomorrow will be given out by the next available number.
Greg Argyle April 9 at 12:37am
NWDC Club Meeting Minutes (April 8, 2015)
Members in attendance: • Greg Argyle, Rick Little, Kyle Mihatsch, Matt Powers, Todd Lewis, Zac Cauchy, Seth Garthe, Brad Houdek, Miles Chisholm, Jake Wilson, Lee Moerland, CJ Koehler, Grant McMullen, Matt Lakanen 1st NWDC Meeting Introductions • Meeting called to discuss improving the core structure of our club, electing officials and board members, improvements to leagues, events, fundraising ideas, and community involvement. • Regular monthly meetings will be held the seco ... more
Members in attendance:
• Greg Argyle, Rick Little, Kyle Mihatsch, Matt Powers, Todd Lewis, Zac Cauchy, Seth Garthe, Brad Houdek, Miles Chisholm, Jake Wilson, Lee Moerland, CJ Koehler, Grant McMullen, Matt Lakanen
1st NWDC Meeting Introductions
• Meeting called to discuss improving the core structure of our club, electing officials and board members, improvements to leagues, events, fundraising ideas, and community involvement.
• Regular monthly meetings will be held the second Wednesday of every month immediately after Disc Chucker Doubles league
• Full club charter needed
• Code of Conduct needed
Proposed Club Structure
• Elections & Positions
o President: run leagues & events (with assistance), operations
o Treasurer: memberships, merchandise, bag tags
o Secretary: Promotion & Growth (grow the club, grow the sport. Increase attendance among youth, women, & new players)
o Board member: assistance with all operations & input
• Board members vote on issues.
o Voting: Board members eligible to vote, 40% present, 2/3 to pass
• Unofficial Candidates for positions
o President: Marc Hamlin, Treasurer: Greg Argyle, Secretaries: Kyle Mihatsch & Rick Little, Board Members: Adam Sleder, Andre Schnapp, Zac Cauchy, Matt Powers, Art Kinney, Seth Garthe, Lee Moerland.
o All positions are unofficial and the final vote will be determined by the next monthly club meeting on May 13. Any other paid members may volunteer for a position.
• Singles League: split decision between whether it will be at one specific course, or traveling. Day, time, and location(s) need to be decided. If one specific course, weekends, most likely Hickory Hills on Sundays @ 10:00am. Needs to be a centralized public location. Scheduled around NWS and NWDC events. Divisions: Competitive & Recreational
• Bag Tags: Rules need to be finalized. All participants must provide contact info. All challenges & outcomes must be posted on DiscGolfScene or sent to club officers same day. Must sign up for DiscGolfScene. Changes will be voted on and finalized by May 1. Challenges will run until the day before Trash Bash.
• Add a weekly 50/50 long putt for $1.
• Women’s league, or a women’s divisions at regular league.
• Events (Different formats than normal tournaments). Fundraisers, club & sport growth, local presence. 1 each month.
• Northern Michigan Club Challenge
Merchandise & Fundraising
• Basket Raffle at league: $5/each ticket, or 5 tickets for $20. At least 1 raffle per year.
• Chucker Merchandise: Shirts, hats (flex fit), towels, stickers. Need sponsors for shirts...
Course Improvement Projects
• Hickory Hills Cleanup day: May 9 @ 9:00am.
o Course improvements & maintenance
o signage about trash & cigarette butts (pack it in, pack it out)
o Sponsored by GT Vapor, will provide people & juice
• Myles Kimmerly Cement Tee Pads
o NWS tournament is August 1. Pads need to go in before (Preferably ASAP).
o Leelanau County Parks & Rec agreed to pay for pads in the past. Ask again.
o We NEED people to help. Club representatives need to attend the next Leelanau County Parks & Rec meeting to discuss installation (May 6 @ 6:30pm @ Leelanau County Government Center)
Greg Argyle April 7 at 8:50pm
NWDC 2015 Bracket Challenge Winner - Brandon Squires
Congratulations to Brandon Squires for winning this year's NWDC Bracket Challenge! He was the only Chucker to pick Duke to win it all. 2015 club discs have been ordered, so when they arrive you'll receive your prize.
Brandon's winning bracket: http://games.espn.go.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2015/en/entry?entryID=2679855
Greg Argyle April 6 at 9:28pm
When & Where: Wednesday 4/8 - immediately following Doubles League @ Kingsley this week
- Singles league: day & time, location (one course or travelling), divisions/Handicaps
- Bag tag rules: any changes? Participants must provide contact info. All challenges & outcomes must be posted on DiscGolfScene or sent to club staff same day. Must sign up for DiscGolfScene
- Chucker wear: any interest in shirts, hats, towels?
- Events: Toilet Bowl, Trash Bash, Trilogy Challenge, Roc vs Buzzz, etc.
- Any other topics or discussion regarding NWDC
Greg Argyle March 31 at 3:29pm
2015 Disc Chucker Memberships & Bag Tag Challenge
Memberships: One time payment of $20, comes with a disc of choice ($5 extra for premium plastic), eligible for Doubles League points series.
Bag Tag Challenge: One time payment of $10, comes with numbered stainless steel bottle opener bag tag. Winner receives custom trophy disc & cash prize.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's March 7 at 3:35pm
2015 March Madness Tournament Challenge
2015 March Madness Tournament Challenge!
Free to play! (you will need free ESPN account)
Open to anyone!
Will have donated discs for prizes again!
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's October 23, 2014 at 9:43pm
Trash Bash @ Garbage Hill on Saturday
One more player needed to make the 6th team! If you know anyone that can join us, please have them contact us. Just $20. Match play format.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's October 15, 2014 at 2:46pm
At Garbage Hill, every Wednesday until putting league starts. $5 entry, $1 ace.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's March 14, 2014 at 5:22pm
Chuckers March Madness Contest
2014 March Madness contest
Free to play, 1 entry per person
Prizes: Disc(s) for the top bracket(s). How many places depends on how many entries we get.
All prizes are donated, so contributions are welcomed.
Group: NWDC March Madness
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's October 11, 2013 at 1:37pm
We need one more team!
We need one more team (3 players) for the Trash Bash this weekend. If you know anyone that can play, even if it's just one person, please let us know so we can try to form that final 8th team.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's October 17, 2012 at 12:16pm
Trash Bash Format
We currently have 5 teams signed up.
6 teams works best, 8 teams is OK also.
If you are the 7th team, you will need to bring team #8 in with you.
This is purely based on format issues, because match play requires another team to play against. 7 teams means someone will have to sit out every six holes, and even then it will get extremely complicated.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's July 17, 2012 at 12:49pm
Chuckers Fantasy Football
We are doing a 2012 ESPN Fantasy Football league exclusive for NWDC members only. Cost is $50 a team. We are shooting for 10/12 teams. Please contact Rick Little (commissioner) @ 231-492-7044 if you are interested.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's April 11, 2012 at 11:10pm
Garbage Hill (4/18)
League will be at Garbage Hill next Wednesday. Take notice.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's March 23, 2012 at 7:14pm
Baskets will go in tomorrow at 3pm. Volunteers needed, bring a truck.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's July 28, 2011 at 2:21pm
Mount Holiday (7/28/11)
League will be at Mt. Holiday tonight (NOT Arbors of Traverse)! Come see the brand new 18 hole disc golf course at Mt. Holiday!
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's July 12, 2011 at 3:48pm
Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course in Charlevoix
... is having a work-bee today and tomorrow from 5-9pm. We already have 4 players committed to driving up there tomorrow to help out, so if anyone would like to carpool with us, give me a call! 632-2775.
P.S. Mt. McSauba is being built by the "Chain O' Lakes Disc Golf Club" out of Charlevoix. Our good friend Ric Evans (original founder of Northwoods Disc Chuckers) is heading this up.
There will be a "set the record" doubles kickoff going on there for the Venetian Festival this weekend.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's April 18, 2011 at 11:46am
April 18th Singles League
There are still not enough baskets in at Hickory. Tonight's singles league will be at Garbage Hill, USA. Please help us spread the word!
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's April 6, 2011 at 10:14pm
Club Membership Time
$25 Full Memberships
Save $1 at leagues ($52 value)
Save $5 at tournaments ($25 value)
Custom Disc ($10 Value)
Bag-Tag Challenge (priceless)
2010 members pay only $20
$10 Basic Memberships
Save $1 at leagues ($52 Value)
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's March 5, 2011 at 9:35pm
2011 League Info
There will now be league action twice a week! Thursdays @ 5:30 ... Random Doubles Will be held every Thursday at 5:30pm, beginning April 7th, and ending September 29th (26 weeks). This will be a traveling league, playing primarily at Kingsley, Myles Kimmerly, and Hickory Hills. A couple of other random courses will be thrown in just for fun. Exact rotation of courses can be found on the league page. http://www.discgolfscene.com/leagues/2011_Disc_Chucker_Doubles Mondays @ 5:30 ... Hand ... more
There will now be league action twice a week!
Thursdays @ 5:30 ... Random Doubles
Will be held every Thursday at 5:30pm, beginning April 7th, and ending September 29th (26 weeks). This will be a traveling league, playing primarily at Kingsley, Myles Kimmerly, and Hickory Hills. A couple of other random courses will be thrown in just for fun. Exact rotation of courses can be found on the league page.
Mondays @ 5:30 ... Handicap Singles
Will be held every Monday at 5:30pm, beginning April 11th, and ending October 3rd (26 weeks). This league will be played at one course, Hickory Hills. Player’s handicap will be determined by averaging their 3 previous singles scores. If only 2 scores are available, only 2 scores will be used. League start date subject to all 24 baskets being in at Hickory.
Cost for both leagues: $5 entry fee ($1 fee for non-members), $2 ace pool, $2 deuce pool.
100% of entry fees paid out. $1 non-member fees are put towards end of the year prizes.
Ace pool capped at $300, with the balance carried over to the next week.
If a cali hits an ace on his 2nd shot, they still win the ace pool.
Deuce pool capped at $300, with the balance carried over to the next week.
If only one partner bets the ace pool, that players receives his 50% of the pool, the other 50% goes back in.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's September 21, 2010 at 2:30pm
Tomorrow's league will be held at the "Arbors Course" on Hartman Rd. Tell your friends!
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's September 16, 2010 at 10:36pm
Next week's league will NOT be held at Lake Ann Camp. A decision will be made shortly on where to play next week. Stay tuned for more details....
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's August 15, 2010 at 6:37pm
Scores from last week's league at "Uncle Todd's Farm" had to be entered in under "Kingsley Civic Center" until the farm shows up here on DGS. As soon as the new course is approved, I'll switch the info over...
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's August 13, 2010 at 12:14am
Upcoming events @ Uncle Todd's Farm
Friday, August 13th Random Draw Doubles One round of 19 holes Registration 5:00p-5:30p $5 entry fee for all Saturday, August 14th Singles Tournament Two rounds of 19 holes Registration 9:00a-10:00a Pro: $40 (Full members pay $35) Am1: $30 (Full members pay $25) Am2: $20 (Full members pay $15) Sunday, August 15th A/B (Bring a Partner) doubles One round of 19 holes Registration 11:30a-12:00p $20 team entry fee ($10 per player) Any player who has cashed as a ... more
Friday, August 13th
Random Draw Doubles
One round of 19 holes
$5 entry fee for all
Saturday, August 14th
Two rounds of 19 holes
Pro: $40 (Full members pay $35)
Am1: $30 (Full members pay $25)
Am2: $20 (Full members pay $15)
Sunday, August 15th
A/B (Bring a Partner) doubles
One round of 19 holes
$20 team entry fee ($10 per player)
Any player who has cashed as a professional must sign up for Pro Division/A-pool. No sandbagging!
As always, we will have more B-Pool players than A-Pool players for Sunday dubs, so a few "high-level Bs" will need to step up and play A-Pool
Players/Teams are welcome to pre-register by email [email redacted], or by calling Marc at 632-2775. Please provide all important information (Name, division, event you are signing up for, member status, etc.)
There will be a camping/cookout night on Saturday night for anyone who wishes to join us. Uncle Todd promises you all the fun you can consume...
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's June 22, 2010 at 1:49pm
Hickory Hills Work Day
We're organizing a clean-up day on Thursday to get Hickory looking nice for the big tournament this weekend. We will be starting around 10am, and should be there most of the day. We need all of the help we can get, even if it's just for an hour. Some folks have said they will be showing up in the evening after work, so if that's an option for you, we'd love to see you there.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's May 19, 2010 at 2:05pm
Ace Pool rules
Just a reminder to all...
The same rules will apply as last year. The ace pool will be capped at $300, and all extra money will be put into the next pool.
Also, if a "cali" hits an ace on his second tee shot, he still takes 100% of the ace pool.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's May 6, 2010 at 10:02pm
You can pre-register here:
Veronica Valley (Lake Leelanau, MI)
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's May 4, 2010 at 11:06am
This weekend's tournament at Veronica Valley is still on! Registration is from 9-10 Saturday morning.
Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's April 8, 2010 at 2:54pm
Looking for help!
This is a message from a fellow disc golfers girlfriend: If ANYBODY has seen my boyfriend, Jacob Cabinaw around please have him contact me or his family!! We have not heard from him sense Wednesday when he went Disc Golfing with his friend at Hickory. He drives a '02 or '03 Chevy Malibu (silver).. Front passenger side is damaged ..Call me if you have seen his car or him (231-218-9146)