Mar
07

2014 Season Kicking Off

Saturday, March 8 (THIS SATURDAY) - Lebanon Luge at Longly Park in Lebanon, IN. ·AM $20, PRO $30, CTP/Ace $3/2. ·PDGA C-Tier, but the non-pdga member fee does not apply.·This is a charity event going to benefit the mission of Vince and Stephanie Brooks. ·Vince is a disc golfer and before moving on him mission to Kenya for the past 2/3 years, he was the leader of the Lebanon Disc Golf Club. ·Since that time, the Lebanon golf scene has been almost non-existant so a few WDGC members along with some Crossroads DGC members will be running this WIFFS event at Lebanon. ·Registration starts at 9am, first round starts at 10. ·The event is trophy only, but all players will receive a disc just for competing.

This weekend also marks Daylight Savings Time. ·Most of you who have played with the club knows that Monday Night Doubles (MND) runs from DST in the spring to DST in the fall. ·If you haven't picked up on it yet, Doubles starts THIS MONDAY, March 10. ·Even though DST is kicking in, we are still going to have to play somewhat quick to get rounds in before dark.·Tee Off will be at 5:30.

A few weeks after the official kick off of MND, we will be having our annual WDGC Kickoff Tournament! ·If you plan on being a club member this year, this is an event you will not want to miss! ·More details coming, but the WDGC has big plans for big events and big giveaways for this season! 

As always, if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to post them in the WDGC Facebook Group·

https://www.facebook.com/groups/191892560394/

or email Jeremy Johns ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), "Scuba" Steve Preischel ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), or the Wabash Disc Golf Club ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). ·We'll do our best to answer any question you might have.

Drive First, Putt Last. ·We'll see you all soon.

WDGC Board

Aug
14

Club News Updates _ More Events Announced

 

As many of you know, each year we host a Discraft Ace Race.  This years event is going to be held on Sept. 21st at Camp Cullom.  We will be teeing off at noon!

This event is PRE-registration ONLY and must be done by September 6, 2013.

For those of you who have never participated in an Ace Race here is the simple run down:

Pay your entry fee ($25) to Jeremy Johns - Doesn't matter how I get it, just make sure I get your name written down on the list!

Show up to Camp Cullom by about 11:00am on Sept. 21st to pick up your goods and play!

We will be playing 2 rounds of 30 holes with 2 shots at each basket! Total number of shots 120 + practice.

Holes will range from 75-250 feet (mostly on the shorter side).

For participating, you will receive 2 Titanium Prototype Discraft Drivers, 1 Titanium Mini Magnet, 2 Discraft Pint Glasses (unless too many break in transit), 2 Reusable Scorecards, and a Discraft Sticker.  If you do the math, this event is well worth the entry fee!

Winner will receive a sweet bundle of various Discraft goods (whatever they send to us), but really everyone is a winner with this low cost entry fee!

 

If you can not make it out to a Monday night league or glow event before September 6th to PRE-register let me know and we'll work something out!

Jeremy Johns, jcjohns at purdue dot edu, 765-479-2509

 

Our next GLOW is scheduled for Friday, August 23rd at Murdock Park.  We'll be teeing off right around 9pm or darkish.  Get there early to sign up and be ready to play.

A Disc Swap Meet will be held in the shelter at Murdock before the glow event.  If you have discs you don't throw or discs you want to start throwing, bring out your tradables and we'll make some deals!  Open to everyone.  Swap Meet will run from 7-8ish pm on August 23rd.

For more information on our Glow events, contact Steve Preischel, phollower at gmail dot com

 

On another note, we have The Wabash Washout coming up at the Lafayette Municipal Golf Course on October 5th.  This course will be set up for this event only.  More infomation willl be coming on this event soon.

 

Looking forward to a fun filled fall of frisbee flinging. (I only said frisbee due to the alliteration aspect of the sentence, frisbee is a register trademark of the wham-o corporation and generally speaking none of us actually throw frisbees).

Feb
06

New Murdock Sign Sponsor

The Wabash Disc Golf Club would like to thank our latest Murdock Park tee-sign sponsor: YMCA Camp Tecumseh! Look for their sponsor info on hole 3 this spring.

For information on how you or your business can sponsor a hole at Murdock Park check here: http://www.wabashdiscgolf.com/docs/adoption.pdf

 

 

Dec
13

2013 Wabash Ice Bowl Announced!

Steve Chino and the Wabash Disc Golf Club are proud to announce the 2013 Wabash Ice Bowl to support the Lafayette Food Finders Food Bank.

Date: Sunday, January 27th

Time: meet up at 10:00 am, tee off at 10:30 am.

Every year, disc golfers around the country brave the freezing winter temperatures to play disc golf in an effort to raise funds for food banks nationwide. The Wabash Ice Bowl will, as it has for the last three years, be raising money and canned good donations to help our neighbors here in central Indiana who might not have enough to eat. Our goals for this year are our most ambitious yet; we want to raise $600.00 and 200lbs of food!

The event will be one round of white tees on the newly remodeled Murdock Park course. The cost is $10.00 per player plus a minimum of 5 cans of food. This year, 100% of the registration fees will go to the food bank, but we will have awesome trophies for top finishers. Mulligans will be on sale during the round for $1.00 each. Buy as many mulligans as you like, any time you like, We will have a special trophy for the most mulligans purchased by a single player.

Merchandise will be available for pre-order. A large number of discs from Innova, Discraft, and others will be available plus shirts, hats, and etc. Download the complete list here, then contact Steve via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Pre-orders must be submitted before December 31st. No prepayment is required, but by asking me to order something, you are agreeing to buy the item from me at the Ice Bowl. I will have a small amount of merchandise available for sale, but the prices will be higher and the sizes/weights/models will be limited!

The first 30 players will recieve a free nested minidisc set!

Be sure to watch our facebook page for updates.

Hope to see you all there. And remember the Ice Bowl motto: "No Wimps, No Whiners!"

 

Nov
14

2012 Club Champs

Attention WDGC:
All Club members are invited to participate in the 2012 WDGC Championships this Saturday, Nov 17th at 9:30am! Entry is included with your 2012 membership.
The tournament will be a double elimination, 6 hole match play format (if you played last year it'll be like that except this year you will still be able to win the Championship even if you lose once). If you need details on how match play works send Scuba Steve Preischel a message.
YOU MUST BRING YOUR WDGC BAG TAG! STARTING POSITIONS WILL BE BASED ON BAG TAG NUMBERS AND TAGS WILL BE TRADED EACH ROUND! Replacement tags are $5 if you lost yours.
There will be NO LUNCH BREAK so pack a lunch or have it delivered because you may not have time to leave for lunch. Based on last year there should be plenty of time between rounds to eat your lunch but in an effort to shorten the length of the tournament we won't take an hour off this year.
Please be to Murdock Park by 9:30 am so we can get the 1st round match-ups ready to go by 10:00 am. IF YOU CAN NOT GET TO MURDOCK BEFORE 9:30 AM BUT WILL BE THERE IN TIME FOR THE FIRST ROUND AT 10:00 AM PLEASE LET SCUBA STEVE KNOW AND GIVE HIM YOUR BAG TAG NUMBER SO HE CAN GET YOU IN THE BRACKETS.
As we did last year, the final rounds will be "jungle holes". Here's the layout so you can give them a try before Saturday:
Hole #1: From the sidewalk about 30 feet in front of 1 Orange's tee-pad to 9's basket.
Hole #2: From the 8 Orange/4 Orange tee pad (whichever side you prefer) to #10's basket. If you choose the #8 tee pad you can go all the way to the front edge of the pad where it's gravel if you want.)
Hole #3: From 11 White's tee pad to #12's basket.
Hole #4: From 17 Orange's tee pad to #11's basket.
Hole #5: From 12 Orange's tee pad to #17's basket.
Hole #6: From the top of the sled hill to #18's basket (the same way #18 was for Open and AM1 at the Chainsaw)
Prizes will be paid out to the top 4 players.
We will also be introducing the 2 new WDGC Board members at the Championships.
Good luck and thanks for another great year!

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