Women’s Casual Disc Golf set for Sat. / S. Cruz A League earlier start Sun.

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All women are invited to play a casual round of disc golf together this Sat., April 4 at 9 a.m. at Santa Cruz River Park. The event is part of member Bill R’s efforts to boost women’s disc golf in the area, and monthly events are in the works. For more details, click on the flyer or go to the event Facebook page. Also check out Bill’s Arizona Women’s Disc Golf Outreach page.

ANOTHER TIMELY REMINDER: Santa Cruz A Handicap League starts one hour ahead, at 8 a.m. starting THIS SUNDAY, April 5. Remind your friends!

 

Board to meet Wed. 3/18 UPDATED

UPDATE: A quorum of four board members did meet Wed. March 18 and mainly took reports but also approved two expenditures: one for TDGC-stamped merchandise including umbrellas, towels and pencil/eraser combos, which will be sold at a profit to the club and used for prizes; and one for the next club disc store purchase. Further details will be posted shortly. For more information, contact club president Dave Wichner (you can use the contact link on this site.)

The TDGA board will tentatively meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday March 18 at Rusty’s, 2075 W Grant Rd. We apologize but we have had some difficulty getting a time we all can attend so this meeting was decided at the last minute. The board normally strives to give at least a few days’ notice to members on meetings (though our bylaws don’t specify, something we’ll look to amend), and since this is very short notice, this will mainly be a DISCUSSION  meeting, if we need to take formal action we will notify the membership and such actions may be reconsidered.

Thanks, D. Wichner, TDGA President

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First TDGA putting league a chain-smashing success

The first TDGA Putting League was held on Wednesday March 11 at Dragoon Brewing Co. and it was a smashing success! Thirty-one players signed up and played five rounds leading to a final between AJ Herr and Dan Gibbs, who won 17-15 in extra frames. Find complete scores here. The putting was good, the beer was great and a good time was had by all, special thanks to Dragoon for hosting us, and thanks to Big Mike W for masterminding this cool event. We’ll be working to refine the league process and maybe create more space.  We’ll post more pics later and see you next month (league is second Wed. of each month).

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Santa Cruz workdays March 14-15

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A dozen pads were set in a massive project in January.

We need your help! Workdays to set the final teepads at Santa Cruz River Park is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, March 14, and Sunday March 15. Bring your groundworking tools, shovels, rakes, hoes, and picks and we’ll set the remaining pads to make them ready for concrete in the third and final phase of the Santa Cruz Restoration Project. The club will provide some refreshments. Thanks for your patience and you monetary, physical and spiritual support during this transformative project for the historic “Cruz.”

20th annual Ice Bowl raises $1,622 for Food Bank: “THANK YOU”

IB15_Wings_Final_Color_OLThe 2015 Tucson Ice Bowl on Feb. 7 raised $1,622 in cash and 140 pounds of food for the Community Food Bank of Arizona. THANKS TO ALL WHO PLAYED and opened their hearts and wallets, including a few who couldn’t play but donated anyway. You should be very proud for making the club’s major charity event of the year a rousing success. We fed a lot of people.

Special thanks to the crew who helped during the tourney, including Mike Wierda who helped the TD pre-tourney and who with Mike Early helped handle merchandise sales; Brittani Thomas who handled registration, scoring and mulligan collections; Matt Rotunno who helped with course setup, Gary, Scott and Ryan who helped with the raffle.; and everyine else who pitched in to help.

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Lou Medran of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona accepts a ceremonial check for $1,622 from Tucson Ice Bowl TD Dave WIchner.