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Postby prodiscgolf » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:48 pm

West Liberty is putting in a smaller 9 hole course sometime soon in the park on the east side. The P&R Director called asking for numbers to order baskets. I'm curious to see what they come up with.
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Postby IHearChains » Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:09 pm

prodiscgolf wrote:West Liberty is putting in a smaller 9 hole course sometime soon in the park on the east side. The P&R Director called asking for numbers to order baskets. I'm curious to see what they come up with.



Is that Wapsi Park along US 6? Every time I drove past that park I thought to myself, looks like a good place for a disc golf course. From the aerial view on Mapquest it looks like there's a nice piece of land for a course, mix of wooded and open, with a large creek.
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Postby prodiscgolf » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:16 pm

Yes, Wapsi park. They originally thought they'd use both sides of the creek so I designed a very nice 18 hole course, but they only wanted to do 9. Then I didn't hear from them for a while and just within the last few weeks heard that they'd like to buy baskets. Ruben said they would lay something out on the west side of the creek. It's a nicely maintained area, but the other side has much more character. Maybe a future there, maybe not.
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Postby Kelly K » Sun Jul 13, 2008 4:13 pm

This post has been edited if you've already read it!!

Worknight, Monday July 21st. 5:45. Sugar Bottom.

Bring workgloves. This worknight is mainly to get rid of the debris accumulated from the recent flood.

It's been over a month since we've had any kind of worknight, and it was a nice break, but it's time to get back to our courses.

I have a HUGE list for Turkey, but a lot of that list is going to need acquirement of materials from the Corps, and we need a little time to get those materials.

See ya at Sugar July 21st!!!

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Postby IHearChains » Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:22 am

Kelly B wrote:[color=red]Worknight, Monday July 21st. 5:45. Sugar Bottom.


I can't make it on the 21st. But I'm going out there tonight and I'll see if I can make a small dent in the flood debris on Hole 4. That hole is gonna take a lot of work. I'll try to start a pile somewhere out of the way of the golf but accessible by a truck in case it needs to be moved out later.
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Postby dischawk » Tue Jul 15, 2008 11:39 am

I was out there yesterday and there is a large tree branch that fell on top of #15's basket. Not sure how long its been there but just a heads up.
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Postby Captain » Tue Jul 15, 2008 11:56 am

IHearChains wrote:I can't make it on the 21st. But I'm going out there tonight and I'll see if I can make a small dent in the flood debris on Hole 4. That hole is gonna take a lot of work. I'll try to start a pile somewhere out of the way of the golf but accessible by a truck in case it needs to be moved out later.



Greg -- save your strength. All of the debris will going to hauled out by truck to a burn pile (burn pile location unknown as of yet). Creating a pile on hole 4 is just going to have to be moved again.

If you want to go out and knock a project, the hillside on 15 needs to be mowed. So does 5.
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Postby Kelly K » Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:25 pm

List for Turkey when supplies become available (only writing on here to have it off paper and somewhat organized)

***#4-7, push mow / weedeat entire holes

Rangers: Fix message board
Install donation box
Get supplies: 6 2x6's, mulch, timber/rr ties, fill dirt

#1- mulch tee area
#3-landscape entire hole, mulch needed, level the left basket area
get the lock undone
#3-4 clean up path, trim all bushes of path back quite a bit
#4-Right of tee, move the debris pile
Clear dead stuff in edge of woodline corner on right side
Clean up Cedar trees on right of fairway, cut off all dead branches
Weedeat/push mow to far fence and maybe behind the fence by long
basket placements
Trim low branch by basket
2 dead trees behind long basket
#4-5 Add steps on path from 4 to 5, mulch
#5- mulch tee area
Cut dead trees in front of tee
Weedeat off teebox
Fix steps going back up the hill
Cut corner trees at top of hill on left out (hanging over)
Take off dead branches hanging, in the grove of trees left fairway past the hill
#6- get railroad ties for tee area, landscape tee, mulch
Trim branches by left basket position
#7-Dig up middle pin / rebury ***2 bags of concrete needed***
Clear trees off fairway
Garbage can lid needed
move debris piles in grass left of fairway
dead branch in tree by short basket
#8- REALLY clean the left basket area, get rid of all dead stuff w/i 75 ft ~RAKE NEEDED
#8-9 cut dead tree on right of path
#9-landscape tee area, need railroad ties/mulch
trim the trail off the tee
trim dead branches off the last bush on right of trail off tee
Cut dead bush on left side by basket
Trim low branches off left side
debris pile by basket needs moved
#10-mow far side
landscape short placement
need wood/railroad ties/trees
#11-3 2x6's for new bench top (treated)
R of teepad-need timbers and fill dirt
clean debris out of both r and l ravines
chainsaw stumps off ground
#12- move tee, landscape, mulch, move sign
move dead stuff on far left of fairway
#13- need 1 2x6 treated for bench
2 leaning trees in fairway
Get the lock undone
Really clean up fairway, R & L of hills
#14-clean L of tee and behind. looks bad. ~save the logs to use as landscaping for other holes
saw to the bridge to make the planks nice and even
dig hyzer placement
landscape/flatten the short (main) basket area
#14-15 move fallen trees on path between these holes
cut hanging trees
#15-get RR ties, and use. fill dirt needed on short pad, mulch
hanging branch L of fairway
leaning tree by basket
#16 2 2x6's needed for bench
dig/move sign
landscape tee, Railroad ties/logs/mulch
clean left of tee, lots of dead stuff
#17-mulch tee
dead branch on tree L of the left basket
#18- manicure the bush R of fairway.
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Postby IHearChains » Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:29 pm

Captain wrote:Greg -- save your strength.



Twist my arm. OK you talked me into it.

Mowing 5 and 15 sounds like a great idea but I'm not equipped to mow, sorry.

Edit: Looks like Kelly found some stuff I can work on at Turkey!
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Postby Kelly K » Sat Jul 19, 2008 8:05 pm

Monday, July 21's Work Night
5:45 Sugar Bottom


PLEASE, if you can make out, bring rakes and workgloves.

We really need a HUGE turnout for this coming worknight. The more hands and rakes we have, the faster Sugar is going to be back to normal.

Here's what I found that could be done out there. Obviously we wont be doing any landscaping or mulching until we get the materials, and the most important thing right now is to get the flood debris out of the fairways.

Hole 1: Cut tree branch off the tee, to the right
Hole 2: Trim branch above the bench
Leaning limb over the smallest part of fairway can go.
Weedeat the tall ivy growing by the short right basket.
General cleanup of flood debris
Hole 3: general cleanup of flood debris
Hole 4:Clean the flood debris
Garden rakes and 10-12 people would be ideal with kevin bringing out the trailer to put all the debris on.
Take out the tree to the right by the short basket
Broken cedar branch by the long basket
Hole 5:Backfill where the RR tie came out behind the tee
Clean flood debris
Clean the straight basket area
Grind arrow corners on directional sign
Hole 6: Push mow / weedeat and manicure the hole
Take out the little bush on the right side of the fairway
Trim back the fairway
Remove autumn olive bush
Hole 6 to Hole 7: Trim the path over the bridge
Hole 7: Trim whole left side bushes a lot.
Mulch the tee area
Hole 9: Remove autumn olive behind the bench
Open the straight gap again
Cut the lowest hanging evil tree branch
Cut the lowest pine branch so there's a great view of the basket from the tee
Hole 10: Trim the left bushes, cut out autumn olive
Mulch tee area
Cut off the dead branch in the tree down the hill
Need a number plate on the basket
Manicure/Landscape the basket area mulch
Hole 11: Dig out the teepad, Add RR ties and mulch
Mulch by the bench and the garbage can area
Both basket areas have a lot of flood debris
Hole 12: Landscape, back fill, and mulch the tee area
need RR ties/wood/lumber
Rake short basket area
Remove dead trees past the long basket and install steps
30 feet of 4x4's and Rebar needed
Hole 13: 3 2x4's for bench
Mulch stairs, tee area, fairway (to cover all the roots), all basket areas
Weedeat long basket and cut back the rough
Hole 13 to Hole 14: Mulch the whole trail (i know!)
Scrape off and clean the bridge
Cut branch after the bridge
Hole 14: Mulch tee area
3 2x6 for bench Double check measurement of wood before buying, I guessed on what they were
Weedeat trees
Hole 14 to Hole 15: mulch the path
Hole 15: mulch tee area and bench
Trim left of the teepad
Trim the branch above the bench
Get rid of graffitti on bench
Clean up downed tree by the left basket placement
Clean up behind the right basket placement
Autumn olive bush blocking the left path up the hill
Hole 17: Remove bushes in the right prairie grass
Hole 18:Autumn olive remove in the right prairie grass
Mulch / landscape tee area
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Postby Kelly K » Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:43 am

I realize it rained last night, and it rained a lot. That means Kevin won't be driving his truck/trailer on the course to pick up flood debris that is really bad on holes 4-5.

However, I have quite the list (in the last post) of things that could be done besides driving on the course.

I put up a sign at Turkey yesterday announcing a worknight tonight at 5:45 at Sugar. I am still going to be at sugar tonight in case random people show up to help. We can tackle other things on the list, so please bring loppers, chainsaws, weedeaters, a grinder for the directional arrows, and work gloves.

Since we're not doing the major flood debris cleanup, i'm not going to call people and beg them to come and help. I hope as many people show up that can, we have a lot of other stuff to do, and I hope we can have a very productive worknight!!!

See ya tonight at Sugar!!! :D
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Postby Kelly K » Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:52 am

Thanks to the rain, there wasn't a worknight last night.

Let's shoot for July 28th, 5:45 at Sugar.
We really need a crew to clean up driftwood!
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Postby Kelly K » Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:08 am

Wow, what a great worknight! I really can't thank everyone enough!!!

Mark R, Luke S, Pat C, Brad M, Steve C, Kate P, Greg, Brent K, Kevin S and I really cleaned up #4's fairway making burn piles for the Corps to burn when they're ready. We also cleaned up #15's pile by the B placement and got a lot of autumn olive out of the nice prairie grasses.

We really thought #4 was going to take all night, but thanks to the people who showed up early, we got that task finished and could move on to other projects.

As far as next monday for a worknight, I don't plan on setting up anything because I will be getting ready for Brent, Kevin, Rimmy and my road trip. If anyone feels inclined, i do have two nice posts above of things that could be done, but I think we got the most pressing issue taken care of last night in cleaning up #4 at sugar.

Monday the 4th, 11th and 18th of August I will be unable to set up worknights, so I guess let's plan on the next big night to be Monday August 25th.

Thank you so much to all that came last night!!! :D
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Postby Kelly K » Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:22 am

Tonight, August 25th, we will be meeting at 5:30 at Sugar Bottom.

We would like to tackle removing the autumn olive bushes by #7 and possibly heading over to #15.

Please bring workgloves, and if you have loppers please bring those as well!!!

See ya tonight! :D :D
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Postby OU812_LukeS » Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:04 pm

I don't get board notifications or I would have shown up to work at this work night...next time send out an email to The List. Looks like you had enough folks there to do some damage though (I stopped out to play not knowing you were there working, but took off almost immediately because I had my dogs with me and they're nuts.)
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