Course progress

Postby hyzerman16234 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:04 am

Will be ordering materials for the pads and pins for 10-18 this week. Should be installing pads by the first week of September.
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Postby AO » Thu Mar 20, 2008 10:30 am

After playing the course some more and going over it in my mind a bit, I just again wanted to say what a great course. The course is secluded, there is lots elevation, woods, 3 placements on many holes, multiple tee-pads, all different types of shots, it's close to home, par 3's par 4's and maybe a par 5, signs, and overall just has good flow to it. Thanks for putting so much time and effort into Wildcat! You will see me plenty this season.
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Postby hyzerman16234 » Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:35 pm

Thanks AO! It's players such as yourself that give the course credibility.

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Postby Budhyzer 17696 » Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:16 am

It sounds like Wildcat has sucked you in Adam.
It'll do that to you; you can't stop thinking about all the shots thrown and the ones you wanted to throw.
Frankly, if I could only play one course the rest of my life, it would be Wildcat Bluff.
Of course I'm biased though.
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Postby AO » Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:05 am

No problem. I hope many people from across the state for Frog's event to get idea about what Wildcat is about. If we play a round in all the longs or toughest positions, i think people will get an idea of how challenging it is. I think there could be some very interesting scores even being a doubles tournement.
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Postby peyton » Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:24 am

I suggest that we don't play any hole in the same position either round. Maybe a combination of settings, not necessarily all A or B or C. I know there is not a C for every hole but some holes have 2 tees also. It will be fun either way.
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Postby hyzerman16234 » Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:16 pm

I had something like that in mind. For the 3 pin holes we will use a/c or b/c. I'm very interested in what the max layout will score even in doubles, so would like to see the second round played that way.
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Postby AO » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:10 am

Doug said you guys took down the big tree on 17. That tree was pretty big. Definately now allows you to rip a drive
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Postby hyzerman16234 » Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:50 pm

Yeah it was pretty cool when it crashed. Used a 4 ton winch and log chains. We also got the one you mentioned that was hanging out over the trail.
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Postby Abe Froman » Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:09 am

AO wrote:Doug said you guys took down the big tree on 17.

sweet! i cant wait to kill that tunnel
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Postby AO » Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:44 pm

I haven't been to the course in a few weeks but a few friends have been there and they could tell more work has been done and also that 8B is Great! I am really trying to push for people to come to Frog's tourney but if not to get there sometime this summer. Hopefully I can play there tomorrow.
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Postby Budhyzer 17696 » Sat May 03, 2008 7:27 am

I now have three bridges for the course and a lot less deck at my house!
Unfortunately, due to the cobjob the deck builder did, they are only 10' long sections.
I know we wanted a longer section, Steve, but I think these will work fine.
One is roughly 42" wide and the other two are 31" wide.
The wide one is for #8 at the bottom and one can be used on #14 at the bottom of the first hill.
I'm not sure about the other one; will find some use for it.
Btchn and I thought we could actually use it as a big ass bench on 8B tee.

Craig, if you can get the trailer you used for the RR ties, that would be great.
I think Sunday afternoon sometime would work better for me if that works for you.
Let me know.
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Postby hyzerman16234 » Sat May 03, 2008 1:46 pm

Could the 2 31's be cut down or made into one? I wouldn't worry about 14 unless it has enough clearance. If it were possible to make a longer one for 8 for clearance I'd like to try that. I had an idea to use 2 trees that are already at 8 and set the decks on top of them. I found 2 straight ones the other day. All we have to do is cut them to length.
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Postby Budhyzer 17696 » Sat May 03, 2008 2:46 pm

We could try to rig up your trees across the gorge somehow hopefully level enough to make a solid platform for the two 31" pieces.
I'm not sure how we would attach them to the trees safely though.
If the 20' span is too much, Btchn could probably bring out his electric saw to cut one down.
The problem with that is we cut these in a way that makes them structurely sound.
If we shorten them, they will be much weaker.
Also, the longer the spread, the higher and more unsafe it will be.

I say, before we start dragging 200/300 pound trees around, we try these as they are and see how they work.
Me and Btchn can pick them up easily; I don't think they weigh much more than 80-90 pounds each. If we stake them down, they won't go anywhere and we can move debris if we ever get another rain event like that again.

Since I have already cut my deck up, #14 is getting a bridge if it needs it or not.
That hill is tough enough to walk up; not having to go down and up another 10' would make a big difference.
Besides, we can drive it most of the way back there with minimal handling.
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Postby hyzerman16234 » Sat May 03, 2008 9:46 pm

We'll figure something out. Let's put the big one on 14 then and use the other 2 on 8 in case we want a longer span.
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