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cox3 08-19-2019 12:59 PM

Summer Road Trip Report: 800 courses eclipsed, 5th place at Am Worlds
 
My wife and I left home from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on June 21st. I was at 721 courses played at the time we left. I hit #800 on July 22nd, just 32 days later. Then I had an incredible experience playing in the Amateur World Championships in York, Pennsylvania, from July 23-27 where I managed to take 5th place in MA1 out of 268 competitors. We made it back to Baton Rouge on Sunday evening, July 28th. Listed below is a log of my rounds from the trip:

6-21 Hinds Community College, #722 (Raymond/Jackson, MS) [4,796 feet; SCORE: 52]
6-21 Brighton Park, #723 (Clinton/Jackson, MS) [9 holes, 1,939 feet; SCORE: 21]
6-21 Mississippi College, #724 (Clinton/Jackson, MS) [9 holes, 2,555 feet; SCORE: -4 24]
6-21 Old Trace Park, #725 (Ridgeland/Jackson, MS) [5,705 feet; SCORE: 46]
6-22 MAM Army Depot, #726 (Memphis, TN) [5,765 feet; SCORE: -10 45]
6-22 MAM Army Depot Ace Run, #727 (Memphis, TN) [9 holes, extremely short]
6-25 Edgewood DGC, #728 (Ellettsville/Bloomington, IN) [~5,500 feet; SCORE: 53]
6-25 Karst Farm Park, #729 (Bloomington, IN) [4,887 feet; SCORE: 39] (the longest course in which I have shot in the 30's)
6-25 Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, #730 (Bloomington, IN) [9 holes, 2,111 feet; SCORE: 19]
6-25 Deer Run Park, #731 (Nashville/Bloomington, IN) [6,110 feet; SCORE: -13 47]
6-25 Brown County Country Club, #732 (Nashville/Bloomington, IN) [24 holes, 8,731 feet; SCORE: -12 67]
6-25 Rogers Elementary, #733 (Bloomington, IN) [6 holes, very short, 2 unplayable)
6-25 Crestmont Park, #734 (Bloomington, IN) [4,245 feet; SCORE: 44]
6-27 Deming Park, Played Previously (Terre Haute, IN) [SCORE: -12 for 23 holes]
6-28 Victory Park, #735 (Albion, MI) [6,661 feet; SCORE: -9 50]
6-28 Big Portage DGC @ Waterloo State Recreation Area, #736 (Grass Lake, MI) [4,895 feet; SCORE: -9 46]
6-28 Lady in Blue DGC @ McCourtie Park, #737 (Somerset Center, MI) [4,955 feet; SCORE: 49]
6-28 Jackson College, #738 (Jackson, MI) [6,225 feet; SCORE: 43]
6-29 The Lyon's Den DGC @ Atchison Park, #739 (New Hudson, MI) [6,574 feet; SCORE: -7 51]
6-29 Kensington Black Locust - Green, #740 (Milford, MI) [7,277 feet; SCORE: -4 55]
6-29 Kensington Black Locust - Blue, #741 (Milford, MI) [5,801 feet; SCORE: -10 45]
6-30 Ella Sharp Park, #742 (Jackson, MI) [5,640 feet; SCORE: 50]
6-30 Toboggan DGC @ Kensington Metropark, #743 (Milford, MI) [9,104 feet; SCORE: -4 59]
6-30 Hudson Mills Metropark - Monster, #744 (Dexter, MI) [24 holes, 8,728 feet; SCORE: -9 70]
6-30 Hudson Mills Metropark - Original, #745 (Dexter, MI) [24 holes, 7,735 feet; SCORE: 68]
7-1 The Gulch DGC @ Manly Bennett Park, #746 (Hamburg, MI) [5,084 feet; SCORE: 53]
7-1 Independence Lake County Park - Red Hawk X, #747 (Whitmore Lake, MI) [12 holes, 3,890 feet; SCORE: -6 33]
7-1 Independence Lake County Park - Red Hawk Original, #748 (Whitmore Lake, MI) [24 holes, 8,640 feet; SCORE: -6 69]
7-2 Tillman Park, #749 (Fort Wayne, IN) [19 holes, 8,112 feet; SCORE: -7 62]
7-2 Moser Park, #750 (New Haven/Fort Wayne, IN) [first 10 holes very rough, last 8 holes unplayable]
7-3 Ossian DGC, #751 (Ossian/Fort Wayne, IN) [5,885 feet; SCORE: -12 45]
7-6 Huntington University, #752 (Huntington, IN) [9 holes, very short, played while running]
7-6 Evergreen Park, #753 (Huntington, IN) [9 holes, some very rough, some unplayable]
7-7 Walsh Park, #754 (Fremont, OH) [5,526 feet; SCORE: -6 49]
7-7 Great Blue Heron DGC, #755 (Norwalk, OH) [layout different than what is represented on here, hopefully someone can update]
7-7 Osborn Metropark, #756 (Huron, OH) [9 holes, 2,541 feet; SCORE: 27]
7-9 Parma DGC, #757 (Parma/Cleveland, OH) [~5,755 feet; SCORE: E 56]
7-9 Cahoon Creek DGC, #758 (Bay Village/Cleveland, OH) [9 holes, 2,630 feet; SCORE: 24]
7-10 Roscoe Ewing Park, #759 (Medina/Akron, OH) [16 holes, 5,631 feet; SCORE: -3 47]
7-10 Sam Masi Park, #760 (Medina/Akron, OH) [11 holes, ~4,100 feet; SCORE: 36]
7-10 Poolside DGC, #761 (Medina/Akron, OH) [9 holes, 1,764 feet; SCORE: 21]
7-10 Medina Assembly of God, #762 (Medina/Akron, OH) [9 holes, 2,288 feet; SCORE: 23]
7-10 Findley State Park, #763 (Wellington, OH) [6,979 feet; SCORE: -6 55]
7-10 Freedlander Park, #764 (Wooster, OH) [very rough/unplayable]
7-10 Silver Creek Metro Park, #765 (Norton/Akron, OH) [8,983 feet; SCORE: -3 58)
7-10 The Hangar DGC @ Wingfoot Lake State Park, #766 (Suffield/Akron, OH) [4,147 feet; SCORE: 50]
7-11 Arboretum-Spiker Park - Green, #767 (Canton, OH) [9 holes, 2,622 feet; SCORE: 21]
7-11 Arboretum-Spiker Park - White, #768 (Canton, OH) [6,784 feet; SCORE: -6 51]
7-11 Oak Ledges DGC @ Lincoln Park, #769 (Massillon/Canton, OH) [5,128 feet; SCORE: -6 49]
7-12 Hudson Springs Park, #770 (Hudson/Akron, OH) [6,015 feet; SCORE: E 56]
7-13 Punderson State Park, #771 (Newbury/Cleveland, OH) [~8,900 feet; SCORE: -1 68]
7-13 Portage Lakes State Park, #772 (Akron, OH) [7,516 feet; SCORE: -1 62]
7-13 Deis Hill Park, #773 (Dover/Canton, OH) [7,902 feet; SCORE: -2 57]
7-13 Faircrest Park, #774 (Canton, OH) [9 holes, 2,982 feet; SCORE: -5 24]
7-13 Kent State University, #775 (Kent/Akron, OH) [6,281 feet; SCORE: -4 54]
7-14 Samuel S. Lewis State Park, #776 (York, PA) [9 holes, 2,743 feet; SCORE: -3 25]
7-14 Klines Run Park, #777 (Wrightsville/York, PA) [6,260 feet; SCORE: -10 50]
7-15 Creekside DGC, #778 (Camp Hill/Harrisburg, PA) [~5,850 feet; SCORE: -4 51]
7-15 Willow Mill Park, #779 (Silver Spring/Harrisburg, PA) [9 holes, 2,144 feet; SCORE: 21]
7-15 Coyote Hills DGC, #780 (Carlisle/Harrisburg, PA) [~6,050 feet; SCORE: -8 53]
7-15 Gifford Pinchot State Park - Boulder Woods, #781 (Lewisberry/Harrisburg, PA) [4,845 feet; SCORE: 51]
7-15 Gifford Pinchot State Park - Quaker's Challenge, #782 (Lewisberry/Harrisburg, PA) [8,140 feet; SCORE: -6 63]
7-16 Scarboro Hills DGC, #783 (Street, MD) [~5,850 feet; SCORE: -6 53]
7-16 Muddy Run Park, #784 (Holtwood/Lancaster, PA) [~8,700 feet; SCORE: -7 60]
7-16 Heritage Hills DGC, #785 (York, PA) [11,221 feet; SCORE: -6 63]
7-17 Roland Park, #786 (Akron/Lancaster, PA) [8,576 feet; SCORE: -6 76]
7-17 Herr Park, #787 (Lancaster, PA) [6,083 feet; SCORE: -7 50]
7-17 Manor Township Community Park, #788 (Lancaster, PA) [9 holes, 2,352 feet; SCORE: -4 24]
7-17 D.F. Buchmiller Park, #789 (Lancaster, PA) [~4,820 feet; SCORE: 48]
7-17 Ship Rock DGC, #790 (Willow Street/Lancaster, PA) [6,068 feet; SCORE: -9 49]
7-18 Codorus Township Park, #791 (Glen Rock/York, PA) [5,718 feet; SCORE: -6 50]
7-18 Codorus State Park - Blue, Previously Played (Hanover/York, PA) [6,481 feet; SCORE: -9 54]
7-18 Codorus State Park - Red, Previously Played (Hanover/York, PA) [7,223 feet; SCORE: -9 53]
7-19 Hotel Hershey DGC, #792 (Hershey, PA) [2,988 feet; SCORE: 26]
7-20 Angelica Park, #793 (Reading, PA) [9 holes, ~2,700 feet; SCORE: 24]
7-20 French Creek State Park, #794 (Elverson, PA) [8,283 feet; SCORE: +1 65]
7-20 Kenilworth Park, #795 (Pottstown, PA) [4,349 feet; SCORE: 43]
7-20 Laurelain Park, #796 (Reading PA) [~5,400 feet; SCORE: -10 45]
7-20 Jackson Recreation Park, #797 (Myerstown/Lebanon, PA) [~5,700 feet; SCORE: 46]
7-20 Lenni Lenape Park, #798 (Lebanon, PA) [5,388 feet; SCORE: -4 52]
7-20 South Hills Park, #799 (Lebanon, PA) [5,682 feet; SCORE: -8 48]
7-22 Kerr Park, #800 (Downingtown, PA) [5,032 feet; SCORE: 48]

And for my tournament rounds...
7-23 Gifford Pinchot State Park - Quaker's Challenge [SCORE: -4 65, 1007 rated]
7-23 Klines Run Park [SCORE: -7 53, 1007 rated]
7-24 Heritage Hills DGC [SCORE: -3 66, 991 rated]
7-25 Codorus State Park - Red [SCORE: -7 55, 998 rated]
7-25 Codorus State Park - Blue [SCORE: -3 60, 963 rated]
7-26 Muddy Run Park [SCORE: -8 59, 996 rated]
7-27 Gifford Pinchot State Park - Quaker's Challenge [SCORE: -2 67, 992 rated]

Overall it was a wonderful summer. Thanks to my wife for allowing me to live my dream and for being with me every step of the way! We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to travel as much as we do. In addition to all of the disc golf, we also got to visit with friends and family, go to Cedar Point Amusement Park, visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame, check out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, attend a Cleveland Indians baseball game, and have a fun day at Hershey Park.

If anyone has any questions about any of my experiences, please do not hesitate to ask.

sidewinder22 08-19-2019 07:07 PM

That is insane! :eek:

Congrats! :thmbup:

Monocacy 08-20-2019 09:24 PM

Sounds like a wonderful trip. Nice shooting!

cox3 08-21-2019 11:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sidewinder22 (Post 3487419)
That is insane! :eek:

Congrats! :thmbup:

Thanks!

cox3 08-21-2019 11:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Monocacy (Post 3487929)
Sounds like a wonderful trip. Nice shooting!

Thank you!

c_a_miller 08-23-2019 11:58 AM

What a nice wife.


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