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Old 04-06-2013, 08:27 PM
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http://www.eyeonmichigan.com/guides/stjohns/
theres a disc golf course in st johns, mi at the st johns city park.
Played this stinker today do not waste your time, however, do read my review and give me some happy thumbs!
oh and I took some pictures too
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:18 PM
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Flaherty Park in Watervliet now has a bridge nearly finished to connect the first six with the last three. Pics to come soon.
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:54 PM
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Update on Farmington Hills Independence Green course:

(Possible course on beautiful, closed ball-golf property on apartment building land, Grand River and Halsted.)

I hadn't heard anything back since I proposed the course in the fall last year, so I called today to see if they were still interested.

I got a message that some upper management had changed and that they would call me in 3 weeks after they heard back.. This is awesome because I assumed the project was dead since I hadn't been contacted in like 6 months..

One idea I have with the project, that might help solidify a course if necessary, would be corporate sponsorship with naming rights.

For example: "Frisbee! Frisbee! Little Caesars Disc Golf Park"

(There's already a Soccer! Soccer! not too far from there..)

More updates to follow..
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:01 PM
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For example: "Frisbee! Frisbee! Little Caesars Disc Golf Park"

(There's already a Soccer! Soccer! not too far from there..)
Bummer "frisbee" is a registered trademark of Wham-O :/ Sounds awesome though. Keep us informed!
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:08 PM
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Bummer "frisbee" is a registered trademark of Wham-O :/ Sounds awesome though. Keep us informed!
^Noted!

Yeah, "Disc Golf! Disc Golf!" is pretty wordy / doesn't sound as nice...
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:04 AM
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^Continued from Farmington Hills IGDGC conversation..

We may not need corporate sponsorship if the property managers like the idea of a course enough and don't mind paying for it, and / or want to keep complete control over naming the course. Plus, Independence Green is already a good name and fits the course perfectly.

..BUT.. For speculation, here are some of my favorite Michigan companies that would be good candidates for sponsorship, and also sound good for a course name.

Random notes:
1. I understand that some might not like the idea of corporate naming... It does get a little corporate-y, but a corporate sounding course is better than no course.. What do you think?
2. I like the one-and-done complete course name package, rather than sponsor-a-hole style. It seems quicker, easier, powerful.
3. A recognized company name gives the park, or course, some name recognition, like Comerica Park, or Ford Field.
4. I don't think it would be that hard of a sell to get any of the companies mentioned or others to donate half or all of the cost of a course.


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Michigan_companies

(All would be variations of ***** Park / Disc Golf Course / Hills etc.)

Biggby Park / Biggby Hills
DTE Park
Domino's Park
ePrize Park
Faygo Park
Hungry Howie's DGC
Ilitch Park
Meijer Park
Moosejaw DGC
Olympia Park
Visteon Park


The course is right on busy Grand River and I envision some sort of "Faygo Disc Golf Course" sign, even if it's one of those plain brown MDOT signs with an arrow. (Awesome PR and advertisement) The course itself would have a nice course sign as well at hole 1.

Thoughts? Favorites? Suggestions? Dumb idea?

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:06 PM
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Urban Disc Golf during "Movement" weekend in Detroit ^. What an awesome idea!
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Old 05-01-2013, 05:35 AM
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Urban Disc Golf during "Movement" weekend in Detroit ^. What an awesome idea!
Pffff. Have fun throwin a round in the brewster projects..... Good luck with were ever you decide ta park your car.
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Old 05-01-2013, 06:30 AM
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^^ Not only that, but can you imagine if you get robbed with your disc golf bag and cell phone, not to mention how much $$$ you have in discs. I can only imagine the activity that takes place at these "projects". Not saying that I don't think the whole concept idea is cool, but just not at that location.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:53 AM
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Why would they want to steal the discs? There a black market for them? Maybe a very cool story of a kid finding his way due to seeing a disc fly across an open field. The next prodigy of the sport...
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