A big congratulations to our inaugural Winter League Winner…
Over 13 weeks of action, Garrett ended the season with a plus 13. An impressive feat while battling the cold, the snow and the bitter wind of Sault Ste. Marie. How good was plus 13? Well, second place finished at plus 50, so pretty darn good.
Prize for top spot was free summer league registration (opening soon). Will you have what it takes to take the champion down?
After two very cold Saturdays of action, week 3 is going to feel like summer.
This week our brave disc golfers will be playing holes 1-9 twice.
Will the warm weather bring any aces? Stay tuned to find out.
Only 3 days remain before winter league starts.
What’s in store for Saturday January 6th? A crisp -18C with a sprinkling of the white stuff. Those conditions should make for an exciting 18 holes.
If you’ve never thrown a disc in the winter, you should know they tend to fly a little farther and a little straighter (wind dependent of course).
Disc PSA – Don’t leave your disc out in the cold. Make sure you can find it by “winterizing” your disc. Learn how here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yq7onUGx5So.
Interested in playing? It’s not to late to sign up. Register HERE!
Weather – Check!
Players – Check!
Fun – Check!
Turkey’s – Check!
Our very first tournament has come and gone. We had a fantastic turnout of 28 people in 4 divisions.
After two rounds of play using the normal 12 holes on the course, the field was cut in half.
The third round was played using a modified 18 holes and and the open male division ended in a three way tie that required two extra holes to break.
Congratulations to our winners:
Junior – Kevin M.
Female – Nicole D.
Male – Michael S.
Masters – Kristine P.
Thanks to all who participated and volunteered!
August 24th 2017 can be summed up in one word… GUSTY!!!
Sure it was cold. Sure it was sunny. Sure Shaw was taping us. All excuses to wishing we could have played better. From a quick analysis of the scores from that day, I believe the wind added an average of 4 strokes to everyone’s game.
Wind is part of the game though. An element you can let take advantage of you or one you can use to your advantage. I certainly let it take advantage of me, rather than the other way around. I ended with a +5 on the day, my worst outing yet. With 7 more weeks to go, I’ll work to remove those strokes.
We’re considering hosting a tournament. We would like to hear from you.
Should it be an open format or age/gender formatted?
Saturday & Sunday or just Saturday or just Sunday?
One disc (say a mid range) or any disc/any number?
What kind of prizes do you expect/want?
What do you think a reasonable entry fee is?
Let us know…
What a difference one week can make. Last week, rubber boots and maybe a paddle boat would have been an ideal way to make our way around the course. This week, blue sky, warm sun, green DRY grass.
We now have 17 people signed up for league night and I think that is fantastic! This is the final week to sign up, but that will be covered in a different post.
My name is Curtis Vanderloo and I have just joined the ACE club! Hole 3 at 56 meters or 183 feet. After hitting the tree just past the tee box the last few weeks, I made a small adjustment and the disc found its way right to the centre of the chains. I love to hear the chains rattle!
Unofficial winner of the night was Nicholas Raymo (sign up man!) with an impressive -4 on the night. Official winner of the night belonged to Dan “Consistency” Doucette with a -3. Except for the roller he tried on hole 11, which rolled right into a tree and led to his only bogie, he hit par or birdied.
We also had some major improvements from last week to this week. Michael Skinner shot a -1 or a 6 shot improvement. Darryn Ross went from 8 over last week to 3 over. Alder Devries had the biggest jump, from 14 over to 6 over.
All in all a fantastic evening.