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  1. DaBus85
    10-12-2009 10:05 PM
    DaBus85
    I think it's really funny that you have a couple of the baskets from fontana. That course was so terrible it's nice to know that someone made use of it.
  2. jhgonzo
    08-22-2009 08:07 PM
    jhgonzo
    I'd love to play the Prairie Open this year, but I've just had WAY too much stuff going on with my brother's wedding in a few weeks, a baby on the way, and school starting for my son. I played back in 2007 and had a blast! And yes, I'm still lingering at the bottom of the DG food chain, playing rec/int...my game has gotten a LOT better since '07, but somehow that doesn't translate over into competitive play; I still buckle under pressure, so the mental part really throws me off!

    Hope you'll still make it out to play and review Cleveland Elementary! I figured you'd get to it if I didn't do something quick, but some might see my review as biased since I helped install it. I still think it's a great learning course, all bias aside!
  3. Doktor John
    08-14-2009 12:10 AM
    Doktor John
    Here's the ones I've played in IL so far:

    Libertyville, IL Adler Park
    Waukegan, IL Bevier Park
    Grayslake, IL Central Park
    Elk Grove Village, IL Clark Park
    Frankfort, IL Commissioner Park
    Highland Park, IL Danny Cunniff Park
    Round Lake, IL Fairfield Park
    Highland Park, IL Fink Park
    Roselle, IL Goose Lake Park
    Joliet (New Lenox), IL Haine's Wayside Park
    Frankfort Square, IL Indian Boundary South Park
    Deerfield, IL Keller Park
    Lombard, IL Lombard Common Park
    Lombard, IL Madison Meadow Park
    Palatine, IL Margreth Riemer Reservoir
    Homewood, IL Patriots Park
    Olympia Fields, IL Sergeant Mean's Park
    Streamwood, IL Shady Oaks Park
    Mokena, IL The Oaks
    Joliet (Lockport), IL Trinity Links
    Joliet, IL West Park

    And here are the ones I've played so far in WI:

    Oak Creek, WI Abendschein Park
    Milwaukee, WI Dretzka Park
    Franklin, WI Milwaukee County Sports Complex
    Kenosha, WI UW Campus-Parkside
  4. Doktor John
    08-14-2009 12:00 AM
    Doktor John
    it'll be a blast...I just hit 300 on this last trip...now I need to hit 400

    As a friend of mine said, "You'll have to play some crappy courses to hit 400"...I told him a crappy DG course beats sitting around in my hotel room

    I started putting the courses you listed in my GPS phone
  5. srm_520
    08-06-2009 08:49 AM
    srm_520
    You need good land and money to do that - so I wish, but no. You'd think it could be promoted as an athletic program or something. Side note - one of our junior high feeder schools has temporary baskets that they put out for the kids, so at least it's something.
  6. Texconsinite
    06-23-2009 05:12 PM
    Texconsinite
    Ya, true I guess there are alot of potheads at Dretzka Leagues. Keep in mind that I normally play in Madison, which as you mentioned in your reviews, is even worse in that sense, so I guess the crowd at dretzka doesnt seem as bad to me. Plus I really love dretzka as a course.

    Good job on the madison reviews. I disagree with your rankings of the three courses, but you are soo right about the lack of maintenance and signage being a problem. Its something that really surprises and dissappoints me that madison, such an active, environmentally conscious city would have people abuse and trash their DG courses so much, and that there are so few courses there, given how much green space is in madison. There used to be signs in both elver and heistand, but they got ripped out of the ground, sadly. It still mystifies me, bc Ive never seen any of the dretzka or brown deer signs vandalized, and they are both pretty isolated. Sad situation in Madison. Theyre working on it tho
  7. Texconsinite
    06-23-2009 12:02 AM
    Texconsinite
    Nice. Great to get another TR perspective on the Madison courses. I just finished an INTENSE DG roadtrip with Tallpaul. We started off in Chicago, then crossed the border played all four Lemon Lake Park courses in Indiana, before swinging back for one more indiana and 2 Joliet, IL courses. 9 courses in 3 days for me, even more for them. I'm beat. Took notes on em all, which is good bc I've got a backlog of course reviews to do still from last week, and know I prob wont get to writing the reviews until this wkend.

    Its a good problem to have, should push me over into Gold status, with you not far behind. See ya at Dretzka leagues next week (going to brewers game tomorrow with the office)
  8. Texconsinite
    05-09-2009 02:51 AM
    Texconsinite
    LEaving for sheboygan at 6am? Wow, you are an animal. Im just coming back from the bars rite now and yur soon to head out for DG. Thats legit. I look forward to hearing your reviews. Tuesday next wk at dretzka sounds good. Ill confirm time on monday, once im sure how early my training gets out.
  9. jdowsett
    05-08-2009 06:00 PM
    jdowsett
    Thanks man, it was good to play with you as well. I'm usually pretty jovial when I play but that round just put me in a bad mood, but its all good cuz I'm playing disc. I'm astounded that you only started 5 months ago and are as advanced as you are thats awesome. see you wednesday
  10. Texconsinite
    05-07-2009 11:35 PM
    Texconsinite
    Actually, this weekend I will NOT be played. I will instead be taking some bondo to several woodpecker holes in the side of the house, and other chores. I wish I was playing, but I just don't see it happening, with all the things I've gotta do before I'm gone in Milwaukee for 5 days. Next Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday after 5 (maybe next Sat during day also) I will most def be out at the Milwaukee courses, hitting the ones i missed and playing old favorites (dretzka perhaps?)

    Congrats on silver TR. Looks like you've hit all the courses in Milwaukee area. Whats next, Chicago or Sheboygan?

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    I bought some discs for my wife and I to try on a long drive to Florida, and am hooked on the sport.
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    Wauwatosa, WI
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    Golf, Disc Golf, Collecting Baseball cards
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    Owner of a landscape maintenance company, interested in doing course design/install and maintenance
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    2009
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