Temporary Insanity II

PDGA logoSunday, October 19, 2014 at Benton Township Park in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Pro C-tier / Amateur B-tier · PDGA sanctioned singles tournament

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Randy "Shide-arm" Shideler    12 hours ago

Well done tourney, Larry (and all who helped). Hopefully the comment sheets will still be enough to convince the township that a disc golf course is a worthy addition to the park.


Fred Vocino    17 hours ago

My recent profile post: West Michigan has momentum in the growth of discgolf that can make this area what Silicon Valley is to IT. New evidence of this is found in Berrien Co. in two parks off Exit 28/ I 94. Benton Township Park yesterday featured a temporary course and a small gathering of players who responded to the hopeful invitation of Larry Leonardi and friends. With another established park accross the beautiful St.Joseph River (Riverview), a venue for major tournaments can be imagined. ... more


John Gomez    19 hours ago

Lost a glow wraith with a ''Old English D''on hole #18 REWARD.$$.

Chad Cole   17 hours ago

We were trying to find that one for a while as well. I was wondering if you could give an approximate distance from the corner, and also any idea if it flew in, or rolled in, and about how high up if it flew in. I'll see if I can locate that one as well.

Fred Vocino   17 hours ago

I suspect the long grass that is off to the left past the treed area about 250' from tee. That bent-over grass acts like a comb-over on a man's head. Shave the head and find the spot (disc).

Chad Cole   16 hours ago

I'll give it a go. :)

Chad Cole    21 hours ago

I had a great time, and would love to see this course become a permanent fixture to Benton Park. We really need a good local course, and a I believe Larry's design was well executed throughout. Huge props to all Larry and those that helped him and showed up for this event. :)


dan thompson    1 day ago

I had a great time yesterday. Thanks to Larry and everyone else that helped out and made this event possible. looking forward to future tournaments. Congrats to all the winners. and thanks to all the people that showed up to support a great cause. The weather turned out great and the course setup was really fun. on a side note maybe requiring pre registration payment on Events like this would get people that registered to show up. All in all. an awesome day with great people that did make it.


Benjamin Dover    1 day ago

I left my bag at the pavilion. Did anyone grab it for me? 832 386 9421 Michael brockmyre

Chad Cole   21 hours ago

I know Larry has it. I'll make sure he gets the phone number above ASAP so he can get it back to you.

Benjamin Dover   13 hours ago

Thanks Chad! I talked with Larry and we will be happily reunited soon

Dave Davies    1 day ago

Thanks for setting up the course Larry, it was a lot of fun today. I know you won't give up and will still fight to get a course established for the area - as long as I am available you can count on me showing up to help support your efforts. *** side note *** If anyone came across an orange pearly orc with a custom dye on it in hole 6 fairway, give me a shout, reward available!!!

Chad Cole   21 hours ago

I'm going to head out there after work on Tuesday with a garden rake and maybe even bring a lawn mower. I'll either find your disc, or have hole 6 looking like like it got an extreme yard makeover.

Dave Davies   10 hours ago

You and your wife are good people!!! After you left Larry and Ty helped until it got dark and we decided it was time to call it a night. I wish I didn't work so much I would have been up there looking tonight!!

Dave Brunsting    2 days ago

Larry, you did a great job with this. Holy crap was that course well set up. Sorry I didn't stick around to help finish tearing down but with working 14 days straight and this is the first day off I'm kinda tired.


Dave Brunsting    2 days ago

Well there you have it. That's why we will NEVER get another disc golf course in this area when all anyone has to do is SHOW UP for a freaking tourney and play 2 rounds on a awesome temporary course. Not do any clearing, setting up, tearing down...just the bare minimum: show up. The showing from the locals was really really pathetic today and words cannot express how disappointed I am. I do not EVER want to hear any bitching whatsoever from anyone EVER about not being able to get a new disc ... more

Fred Vocino   1 day ago

I am also sympatheric to the frustration the organizers must have felt. Your fellow Berrien Co. players are like any other collection of individuals, only a few have the vision and energy to make things happen. When a leader finds himself without followers, the question is less about changing the fo ... more

Chad Cole   21 hours ago

I understand your frustration, Dave, but we can't lose hope. Instead, we now know for certain that a good course can be added to the park. This is only round one, my friend. The fight isn't over. Larry is determined to get a course added to the area that will bring in disc golfers from local players ... more

Justin Hulsebos    3 days ago

Justin Hulsebos am3

Dave Brunsting   2 days ago

Hahahaha I have some discs for you...

Jake Jacobs    3 days ago

Tried to register for Advanced Grandmaster, but it did not have the option at payment page...change it if you'd like. It actually does not matter because I cannot make it over from Chicago anyway...have to work. Signed up to lend support for the tourney and possible new course close to my in-laws. Good luck and have fun everyone! ~jake jacobs


Lawrence Leonardi essentialdiscs.com    5 days ago

Looking like good weather for sunday only 54 but 0% chance of Rain http://www.weather.com/weather/weekend/USMI0074


Jacob Kroll    5 days ago

Jacob Kroll 29325 Open


Jared Stoll    5 days ago

Please take Jared Stoll off other plans came up!

Lawrence Leonardi essentialdiscs.com   5 days ago

Thanks for the heads up.

Jared Stoll   5 days ago


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Fred Vocino   5 days ago

I just discovered the little white box that appears on the Google Maps Larry has provided. Its in the upper-left corner. Touch it and see 1 thru 18, and then touch a number and the arrow pointing to the basket location (presumably) will appear on the map. Pretty cool.

Fred Vocino   5 days ago

Oh man! Its even better. You can touch any where on the green line and find the distance from the tee. I gotta learn this way to manipulate the satelite maps for other courses. It should standard info on every course page.

Fred Vocino   3 days ago

Looks like river bank OB occurs on 1, 2, and 15: 1 if over shooting, 2 if tee shot goes far left, 15 if tee shot goes far right. Everybody has a chance to get wet. Smart!

Jared Stoll    6 days ago

Jared Stoll #68103 Jr-1 Boys


Fred Vocino    7 days ago

Please move Fred Vocino to MG1. Thanks.


dan thompson    October 13 at 9:22pm

Dan Thompson 67642 am3


Randy "Shide-arm" Shideler    October 13 at 5:15pm

Sorry, forgot to specify which division. Please switch me to Adv Grandmasters. Thanks.


Wade TF    October 13 at 12:52pm

Im looking for a ride from Kalamazoo if anyone is willing. Gas $ or I can pay in plastic. Thanks! Hope to make it to this event to get another course in MI!


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