Road to the 2015 GBO – 90 Days to Go

90 days, folks.  That’s 3 months.  A lot can happen in 3 months.  A lot needs to happen.  I’ve got every week planned.  I’ve got all of the needed steps mapped out.  I thought I’d thought of everything.  I was wrong. What I didn’t plan for was margin.  I didn’t plan for “what if”.  I … Read more

Road to the 2015 GBO – 97 Days to Go

Wow, we are officially in the double digits for the countdown.  The GBO is a little over 3 months away and there is still so much to do.  I know I say this every time, but damn this is flying by. I almost feel like I’m behind already. This week I had a realization that … Read more

Road to the 2015 GBO – 104 Days to Go

I’m trying really hard not to burn the wagon.  Really I am.  Let me explain… Pretty soon, the count down calendar goes to double digits.  As I’ve said several times on FaceBook, I can’t believe how quickly this is going.  I’ve officially been on the road to the GBO for a month now.  It was … Read more

Road to the 2015 GBO – 126 Days to Go

Wow, Christmas has come and gone.  New years is right around the corner.  The 2015 GBO will be here before you know it.  I’ve had more than a few people look at me funny when I tell them I’m training for a tournament that’s 4 months away.  At the rate time is passing lately, that … Read more

Road to the 2015 GBO – 133 Days to Go

  I can’t believe a week has gone by already, but it’s time for the second installment of our new weekly feature, The Road to the 2015 GBO.  If you remember last week’s post, I touched on the first two things I put in place to train and get ready for the Glass Blown Open … Read more

For the Love of All That is Good in The World, Pay Attention!!!

Saturday morning doubles at Squaw Creek.  Hole 4.  711 feet, somewhat down hill, tall prairie grass on the right, marsh on the left.  We had parked two shots in the center of the fairway about 425′ and 440′ out.  We were in great shape.  Our opponents stepped up for their shots.  The first guy throws … Read more

You Can’t Control Your Score

The second round on Sunday started at 1:40.  The first round had gone really well.  For the first time in recent memory, I was going into the second round in the lead.  The guys in advanced masters are always great competition.  Sunday was no different.  That made things that much more exciting for me.  I … Read more

Am Worlds, The Best and Worst Disc Golf I’ve Ever Played

With the Am Worlds disc golf tournament kicking off in Minnesota this week, I thought it only appropriate that I share my own Am Worlds experience. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  Nothing better describes my participation in the 2007 Am Worlds in Milwaukee, WI.  Worlds is something everyone … Read more

Do You Have the Heart of a Champion?

We weren’t even out of the car when I heard the question I already knew was coming. “$1 skins?” “Sure” I replied. “Love playing with you, you’re always willing to donate.” “Yeah, yeah, yeah.  One of these days I’ll get my money back.” Almost all of my disc golf friends are better than me.  Most … Read more

Get out to Round Lake, IL now, you won’t regret it!

3 Years in the making, Squaw Creek Gold is a reality!!! In 2011, Brett Comincioli, club president of the Discontinuum Disc Golf Club of North Eastern Illinois, went to the Round Lake Area Park District with a dream.  A dream of bringing a championship level disc golf course to NE Illinois. 3 years later, that … Read more