Want to make a difference in disc golf in BC? Have great ideas for events, activities, and ways to grow the sport? Want to make sure the BCDS represents the needs and interests of ALL its members? Get involved! Contact BCDS President Craig Sheather and let him know how you’d like to help. Election of new officers happens at the AGM September 20–don’t wait any longer to make a difference!
The 2014/15 Duck Golf schedule is now available. We’re jumping up to 9 events this year, so players across the Province will have additional local opportunities to join the series. For more details, Contact Iain Warren.
Whistler (private course) October 4th
Logan Lake October 18th
Langley November 1st
Nanaimo November 22nd
Jericho December 6th
Squamish (temporary course, TBD) December 20th
Victoria January 10th
Mission February 7th
Burnaby Am Finals March 7th
Burnaby Pro Finals March 8th
All events are now included on the Summer Series Standings page. Provincials marks the final event in the race for the money leaders in each division. First place trophies for the series will be awarded at the first duck golf event (slated for October 4).
The web site for the BCDS Provincial Championships is now live. Visit http://provincials.discbc.com to access the most current information regarding the tournament.
Where: Prospect Lake Golf Course
When: August 31st, 2014
Time: Players’ Meeting @ 1:30PM; First Tee-Off @ 2:00PM; Dinner @ 7:30PM
Registration Cut-Off Date: August 23rd, 2014
Levels: Pro, Amateur and Novice
Number of Spaces: 80
Tee times: Random
Ace Pot: Sign up the day of
Prices: $60 for Pro, $50 for Amateur and $40 for Novice
Additional Info: Lunch and Drink Specials available all day. A specific dress code/ footware is expected by the Prospect Lake Golf Course. Please click here for more info. Dinner is included – choices available are on the registration page.
Register online at: http://sidgs.org/registration.html
Hope results can be downloaded here. The top three finishers in each division are:
|Round 1||Round 2||Total||Round 1||Round 2||Total|
|Dan Laitsch*||56||54||110||Ryan Hammerquist||64||57||121|
|Kris Klimko||57||53||110||Gerry Gauthier||62||61||123|
|Glen Oliviero||55||55||110||Owen Baldry||63||62||125|
|*Places determined in a sudden death playoff|
|OPEN WOMEN||ADVANCED MASTERS|
|Leanne Fulton||60||59||119||Darrell Thrasher||64||60||124|
|Selena Tank||76||68||144||Kevin Brown||64||64||128|
|Mike Graff||65||68||133||Owen James||63||57||120|
|Brad Henderson||68||68||136||Josh Evans||65||63||128|
|PRO SENIOR GRANDMASTERS|
The 4th event in the lower mainland series is the Trilogy Challenge on Monday August 4th. The event is specifically targeted towards newer or less experienced players. Full registration details: http://vancityunited.discgolf.io/e/vancouver-trilogy-challenge
Registration deadline: before Wednesday, July 23rd.
Cost: $35 for non-BCDS members/ $30 for members (read the registration page on how to get the discount)
- Check-in: 10am
- Player’s meeting: 10:45am
- First round: 11:00am
The player’s packages (included in your entry fee) includes all the equipment you need to play that day (you may only use the 3 new discs you receive):
- Three previously unreleased disc golf discs
Dynamic Discs Thief (fairway driver)
- Latitude 64 Claymore (midrange)
- Westside Shield (putter)
- A Trilogy Mini
- Trilogy Stickers
- A Trilogy Lanyard
- A Trilogy Bag Tag
- A Trilogy Koozie
Looks like it’s registration time. Three upcoming events have just recently had their registrations open. In order of urgency/occurance:
- Grouse Season Opening tournament 28 Jun 2014 (details, registration, registered players)
- Hub City Huck @ Bowen Park, Nanaimo 12/13 Jul 2014 (detail/registration currently one and the same) [note: you may have had it on your calendar as 19/20 which were the original dates, in case you note a discrepancy on the internet somewhere]
- The Hopen @ The Hope Golf Club, Hope 20 Jul 2014 (details, registration, registered players)
Of the above only the Hub City Huck is a PDGA sanctioned event (B-Tier), while the others are just local tournaments which require BCDS membership.
Additional events without online registration are taking place as well, so look around if you want to play more or less locally.