K'wood Chiefs

Est. 2009

Club News

Corey Nufer   May 16, 2013 at 1:19pm

Q It Up, Menna's Joint, Vibram Disc Golf, Friends of Recreation

I would like to extend a hearty (though not as hearty as their barbecue) thank you to Q It Up Catering for coming out to Knollwood for our clean up day, they served many, many pounds of food and donated all of the money to the improvement effort. I would also like to thank Steve Dodge over at Vibram Disc Golf for having us host the first ever Vibram Birdie Bash, Menna's Joint fed our 75 hungry golfers and Mike Phillips came up the winner!

Finally, I want to thank every single person tha ... more


Corey Nufer   January 9, 2013 at 2:55pm

Sign Our Online Petition!


Sign our online petition to show your support for the renovation of Knollwood and the creation of brand new courses in Kalamazoo!

This petition will be shown to the Kalamazoo City Commission at the end of the year and will hopefully lead toward a much bigger professional and amateur disc golf culture in the city!


Corey Nufer   January 5, 2013 at 4:31pm


So I met with the new director of Parks and Recreation with the City of Kalamazoo and we have come to agreements on several issues. First, they will be providing support via trash bags and implements to help keep our garbage cans from being dumped. Next, we have a green light to begin an actual fundraising campaign to provide park improvements and renovations, these improvements will be overseen and managed by the city, however, we will have our say in what improvements are made and we will have ... more


Corey Nufer   December 19, 2012 at 12:33pm

Vibram Birdie Bash at Knollwood!!!!


Follow the link to check it out, the tournament is on May 11th, it costs $25 and you get two discs and a t-shirt just for playing! The grand prizes are definitely worth checking out, one of them is a spot on the Vibram Tester Team!


Corey Nufer   December 17, 2012 at 3:02pm

Help us raise money!

Hey everyone! We here at Knollwood are trying to raise money for merchandise to sell for our cleanup and improvement efforts. Follow the link at the bottom of this message for a full description, a short video presentation, and the opportunity to either donate, or share my message with others.

I have just heard that the director of the City of Kalamazoo Parks department has resigned, so we have a new opportunity to truly change the image of Knollwood.



Corey Nufer   October 14, 2012 at 1:32pm

Next year's Tourneys

If anyone is interested, I already have the tournament pages put together for the 2013 Worst Shot Dubs http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/3rd_Annual_Worst_Shot_Doubles_2013

and the 2013 Spinlab Backwoods Open

It's always nice to sign up early, I will be activating early pay a few months prior to the tournaments, also, for those interested, I will be running a large fundraiser that will hopefully also be a Discraft Ace Race.


Corey Nufer   October 14, 2012 at 1:23pm

Tournament Season Ends With Grand Prix Action!

First, I must thank our sponsors, without whom we would not have had those sweet player packs for everyone! To the innovators and pillars of our sport, Mark Roberts, Larry LaBond, and Joe Gill, we definitely could not have done this without you guys, your contributions are very much appreciated and I hope we can work together in the future. We were also generously sponsored by Innova Champion Discs, Millenium Golf Discs, and Gateway Disc Sports.

I would like to give special thanks to each and ... more


Corey Nufer   September 13, 2012 at 4:11pm


Hey everybody, if you just so happen to be interested, I am trying to fund a mobile disc golf sales unit via Indie Go Go, a website designed to help anyone raise money for anything!



Corey Nufer   April 19, 2012 at 5:18pm

First Cleanup of the Year

The gate to Knollwood Park will be open on May 1st, so our first cleanup day will be on Sunday, May 6th. starting at noon. We will need people to bring tools such as a shovel, different types of rakes, a wheelbarrow, and stuff for the grill. The place is looking pretty shabby due to the fact that we haven't been able to clean up yet, but I'm sure we can get the place looking amazing in no time at all. See you there!


Corey Nufer   January 10, 2012 at 3:36pm

Changes for 2012!

Don't forget to sign up for this year's April Fool's Worst Shot Doubles: https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/April_Fools_Worst_Shot_Doubles_2012

The K'wood Chiefs will no longer be running tournaments and leagues, from this point forward, after the April Fool's Tourney, we will be focusing entirely on volunteer disc golf course clean up events. This year, the monthly Knollwood cleanup will happen every 2nd Sunday as usual, free food for everyone that helps clea ... more


Corey Nufer   September 18, 2011 at 9:29am

Knollwood Grand Prix Format a Success, Results Very Interesting

Well, our Grand Prix tournament format was a success, we had eight competitors of varying levels and everybody had a good time. After a nine-hole round of skins type play, our field was cut to Dustin, Micah, Brian V., and Mike Waldron. They played off in an 18 of match play and in an amazing display, Dustin defeated Brian, after a worthy fight and taking out one of the top competitors in the first round, Mike put a lot of pressure on Micah and came through the victor of that battle. The same fou ... more


Corey Nufer   August 22, 2011 at 7:51pm

Vibram Helps Out!

The amazing staff at Vibram Disc Golf has sent out assorted (also very unique and excellent) minis and stickers for everybody that plays in the Grand Prix event. They have also donated one of the sweetest disc golf hats ever made for a CTP prize! I am currently waiting on some things from Gateway as well, so this tournament is sure to be a good one, if you are interested in entering the tournament, just shoot me a message on the scene and I will get you registered.


Corey Nufer   August 21, 2011 at 2:43pm

Monday and Fridays No Longer Sharing Ace Pool

Due to some unforeseen disagreements, the Monday Random Doubles are no longer affiliated with my Friday BYOP Doubles, tournaments, or the cleanup events, this means that the ace pool will no longer be shared between the nights. As a result, the club will be returning to its original focus which is to keep the park clean, work on getting improvements done and to expand the sport in the Southwest Michigan area. Those interested in helping us clean up glass can show up on Monday around 1:00 pm to h ... more


Corey Nufer   August 17, 2011 at 4:33pm

Grand Prix Moved to September 17th!

Due to the fact that it was scheduled on the same day as the Kalamazoo Championships, the Knollwood Grand Prix event is now taking place on September 17th instead of the 10th.


Corey Nufer   August 11, 2011 at 5:12pm

News Update

On September 10th we will be hosting the Knollwood Grand Prix, a single elimination, match-play tournament with the field capped at 16 players, for more information check out the tournament page here: http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2011_Knollwood_Grand_Prix

Also, this Sunday will be our August Clean Up Day, any help would be much appreciated and we could use a shovel, garden rake, and a wheelbarrow to remove glass and move some wood chips around.

Friday Night BYOP Dubs are tomorrow with an ace pool of $135, so show up early, warm up, and go for broke!


Corey Nufer   August 9, 2011 at 2:36pm


Check out our new Match-Play Single Elimination Tournament called the Knollwood Grand Prix!


Corey Nufer   July 26, 2011 at 5:28pm

Help Us Improve The Park!

We are currently looking for people that have extra time and possibly some resources they would like to donate in order to improve Knollwood Park. Items we are looking for include S-hooks used to repair baskets, about 6 of the inner chains for the DisCatcher Pro baskets, and lumber that could be used to build a bulletin board to keep park goers informed. If anyone is interested please send me a message or see me down at the park.


Corey Nufer   July 26, 2011 at 5:23pm

The New DisCatcher Traveler Baskets Available!

I currently have two of the newly updated DisCatcher Travelers for sale and I must say that they are certainly one of the best travel targets available. The updated traveler features 12 lightweight chains, weighs 18 pounds, and comes with a carrying case and 5 anchors for ground placement. These items are brand new in the box and are available for a limited time only, sales are first come first served and if you are interested, send me a message or see me down at Knollwood for more information.


Corey Nufer   July 26, 2011 at 5:14pm

BIG Monday and Friday Doubles Competition!

So as of yesterday, we have an ace pool nearing the $100 mark which has brought out some of the best competition so far this year. Our previous Monday Doubles featured a randomly chosen killer team of Anton and Mocha, whom scored an amazing -16 after a single round. There were many baskets and chains hit, but no aces as of yet, so this Friday at our Bring Your Own Partner Doubles round which starts at 6pm, we anticipate another crop of good competitors. We hope to see you there to help make our new Friday nights a success!


Corey Nufer   April 6, 2011 at 2:42pm

April Fools Worst Shot Doubles Complete!

First off, I would like to thank everyone for their patience in dealing with the parking and group situations we had last Friday, you all helped everything go relatively smooth. I would also like to congratulate the first through third place teams for showing that even in a worst shot competition, it is possible to get a decent score. I will have information on our next doubles endeavor within the next couple of weeks, I will say that it will be a bring your own partner, best shot event, and it ... more


Corey Nufer   March 19, 2011 at 1:54pm

Knollwood Park 2011 Cleanup Day Schedule

The dates for this year's Cleanup Day events are as follows: Sunday, April 10th - Sun. May 8 - Sun. June 12 - Sun. July 10 - Sun. August 14 - Sun. September 11 - Sun. October 9 - Sun. November 13

Also, today, March 19th, I will be at the course asking for people to help in an initial cleanup as the park is looking pretty bad...


Corey Nufer   November 28, 2009 at 12:20pm

Monday Doubles/Friday Singles

We will be continuing the Monday Random doubles, and the Friday Singles until the weather gets unbearable for most. When that decision is made, I will post an update,l and let everyone know when they will start up again. A huge thanks to everybody that participated, and made this first year so much fun, I will be putting together a schedule for next year's major tournaments. Again, thank you to everybody!


Corey Nufer   October 15, 2009 at 1:43pm

More Customs, and...

I just made an emergency order from Innova for some more custom "Are You Afraid Of The Dark" discs including Champion Grooves, Bosses, Glo San Marino Rocs, R-Wood Rancho Rocs, more Champion Glo Wraiths, and Aviars. We should be getting those in within the next two weeks, and will definitely have them for the tournament. Also, if you are going to be buying discs online, Prime discs is an excellent choice for your shopping experience, also, if you click the link below, they'll actually give the Chiefs a commission!



Corey Nufer   October 12, 2009 at 11:31am

For Great Deals, and to help support the Chiefs

For great deals on some of the latest, and hardest to find discs, shop online at Prime Discs, and please take the link under this message, if you do that, and buy something, we get a comission toward our fundraising goals!



Corey Nufer   September 14, 2009 at 11:42am

Hole one, IN CONCRETE!

Hell yes everybody, we finally have our first concrete pad installed, I'm actually just about on my way to be the first on it at 8am. See you there!


Corey Nufer   August 30, 2009 at 2:43pm

Concrete Pads!

Our first concrete teepad will be installed on Sunday, September 13th, starting at noon! Come on out, help us clean up the park, and get yourself some grilled burgers or dogs, and we can keep the park nice and clean for everyone.


Corey Nufer   July 14, 2009 at 7:21pm

An Introduction

Hello everyone,
My name is Corey Nufer, and I am the director of the K'wood Chiefs, a recent addition to the Kalamazoo, MI. disc golfing community. The Chiefs have been assembled in order to raise awareness to the plight of people neglecting our courses, and we have made many strides in that area since our conception. For the past three months we have held one clean up day per month, and have a good relationship with the City of Kalamazoo, and with each of these events, the park gets easie ... more