The 9th Annual Lemmon Drop Disc Golf Tournament is set for June 21-22 at Mount Lemmon Ski Valley. Ride the ski lift up and play up, down and across the slopes. Look for more information including registration which is set to drop May5, co-TD Ben V. says. For the latest info, go to the Lemmon Drop event page at tinyurl.com/kyl29yc
TDGA is preparing for our next disc order and the next DISCTRAVAGANZA, treasurer and merch master Mike W. says.
If you have forgotten the way the DISCTRAVAGANZA works is as such…for one night only TDGA club members will be able to buy discs from TDGA’s store stock for $1 over base wholesale.
That is a CRAZY DEAL!
For any questions or clarifications, go to the club Facebook page.
NOTE: You are giving suggestions not placing orders. Thus, we will try and get what you asked but we are not ordering specific discs for you.
The first Easter Doubles Duel will take place at Groves Park DGC on April 20. The format will be random draw/best shot doubles on 18 holes of A, B, and C tees. The cost is $6, with optional $5 ace pool; register by 8 a.m. to draw a partner. For more info, and latest discussion or questions, go to the club Facebook page.
The TDGA board has appointed Karl Yares course pro at the Santa Cruz River Park Disc Golf Course, effective when Ben Vosper steps down in May. Course pros manage courses and maintenance and serve as liaisons with local officials and as official representatives to the PDGA.
With all the new signage installed, work to repair and replace the teepads at Santa Cruz is planned in the coming weeks — keep an eye out here and on the club Facebook page for information on how you can help. Congratulations to Karl and a heartfelt thanks to Ben, who has spent literally years and countless hours working on the Cruz and handling league and tourney duties and moved to revitalize club leadership at a critical time.
JUST A REMINDER that the starting time for TDGA’s Sunday League (A-tees) at Santa Cruz River Park DGC is moving to 8 a.m. starting tomorrow, Sunday, April 6. As previously announced, the Saturday league at Groves DGC has moved to 8 a.m. for the summer.
Also, the TDGC/TDGA board will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mays’ Counter Chicken and Waffles. We have a pretty full agenda but if there’s something you want brought up let a board member know. You’ll find the last approved meeting minutes on the About the Club page under Board.
Also please note that there is a new league Sunday mornings at Groves Park DGC, run by club VP Quentin Riddle. See earlier post or League page for details.
NOTE: Our apologies that the league schedule was screwed up recently, in the webmaster’s haste to edit new league info some data was dropped. Sorry for any inconvenience, it’s fixed now. If you notice something amiss with the website, send a note to email@example.com
The starting time for TDGA’s Sunday League (A-tees) at Santa Cruz River Park DGC is moving to 8 a.m. this coming Sunday, April 6. As previously announced, the Saturday league at Groves DGC has moved to 8 a.m. for the summer.
Also please note that there is a new league Sunday mornings at Groves Park DGC, run by club VP Quentin Riddle. It is a scratch league (no handis) on an A-B pad layout, starting time is 8:30 a.m. $4 round – $1 goes to Ace pool (currently above $150); CTP prizes awarded weekly.
Also, league directors are making every effort to get leagues started on time. Thus, please arrive 10-15ish minutes early for registration. This isn’t going to happen instantly but in the future arriving 10-15 minutes after the hour may be too late.
The Sunday A handicapped league at Santa Cruz has grown over the past couple of years from 20- 25 that could be pretty easily run by one person to now regularly reach 35 or more players (plus we now run the bag tag challenge). So we are actively trying to refine our registration, scoring and handicapping processes and you’ll see more on that soon.
Congratulations to all the TDGC and Marana DGC members who played and placed at the 2014 Lockdown at the Rock, hosted March 22-23 by Marana Disc Golf Club. Our 520 players won or played for top spots in most divisions, as we should! Congrats especially first place finishers Andrew Boehme (Open), Scott Carle (Grandmasters), Nick Stefano (Advanced) and Lance Puckett (Intermediate); and Pen Selusi, 2nd place, Advanced Masters.
For completer results go to the PDGA tourney Web page.
The TDGC would especially like to thank Lockdown TD Chad Miltenberger and all his crew for running a fine tourney, and it was nice to see tourney and Marana club co-founder Mike Anderson return from his new home in California to play and enjoy the Rock.
The tough #1 pin at The Rock
The Lockdown at the Rock takes place this weekend, Sat. March 22 and Sunday March 23, good luck to all 520ers playing in this PDGA Sanctioned B-Tier Event and Cactus Series event!
Because many players were unable to get into the Lockdown before it filled, and thanks to LD Dave S., the Sunday ‘A’ pad league at Santa Cruz DGC will happen this Sunday (still 9 a.m. for now, will be moving to 8 a.m. in the next month or so).
However, the Saturday morning league at Groves has been suspended this week, and of course Marana’s Saturday league also is suspended for the tournament.
The Tucson Disc Golf Club has become part of the Professional Disc Golf Association’s Affiliate Club Program, which offers members of affiliate clubs benefits including a $5 discount on PDGA membership dues and discounts at participating retailers.
To get the PDGA membership discount, join or renew online at www.pdga.com/join-pdga-today ; once you click on membership class, you’ll go to a page with links to join/renew, just use the second category of Quick Links under “2014 PDGA AFFILIATE CLUB MEMBERSHIPS” . That takes you to a form which includes a pull-down menu of Affiliate Clubs, select “14 Tucson Disc Golf Club.” Note: A $3 transaction fee applies to all online PDGA memberships. You may also renew through the club via snail mail, if you wish to do that please contact TDGC Secretary Dave Wichner at Santa Cruz Sunday A league or using the E-Mail Us! link on this page. Please allow a week or so to assure processing.
Retailer discounts for PDGA Affiliate Clubs:
Discovering The World is happy to offer 10% off our extensive product line to Affiliate Club members who are also current PDGA members. This offer excludes, D.G.A. and Innova baskets, our beginner package and any otherpromotional discounts. This discount must be mentioned at the time of ordering by phone, fax, mail, e-mail and off our secure web site (in the comments section at www.dtworld.com).
Spinners on the Green is proud to offer a 10% off discount to Affiliate Club members who are also current PDGA members. Just mention the discount when paying in-store or enter code “ACP” when checking out at www.spinnersdiscgolf.com! This offer may not be combined with any other promotional discounts.
Chainbangerz Disc Golf Shop is stoked to offer 15% off DISCount to Affiliate Club Members who are also current PDGA members. This offer is good for all of our super cool custom Chainbangerz apparel as well as our current inventory of discs and/or disc golf related accessories. Sorry no deal on baskets or any other promotional discounts. Include “ACP15″ in comments section with all online orders to receive discount,when calling orders in to shop mention this ad to receive discount.www.chainbangerz.com
Dynamic Discs Chasing the Chains Tour will bring its 2-disc Challenge again to Santa Cruz River Park DGC Saturday, hosted by pro Eric McCabe, who will be there starting at 10 a.m.
The same deal as last year, 2 DD discs for $20, then you play a round (flex-time teeoffs you get a group together and play anytime from noon to 4 pm) with those discs and top three in each division gets paid out in merch.
NOTE: This event will be followed by a similar event March 24 at Santa Cruz (see earlier post)