Meeting Minutes – 4/21/13

Apr 21, 2013 | Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Numerous (~25-30)

Proceedings: Meeting started at 6:05 p.m. by Ryan Hand

Treasury Report: Club has $3,227.88

2013 RFDO

  • The club will run a B-tier for the 2013 RFDO (39th)
  • Have secured $2,000 so far in sponsorship.
  • Will use Parma and Chili for the two courses.
    • Saturday: AMs will play Chili and Pros will be at Parma
    • Sunday: AMs will play one round at Parma, Pros will play one round at Chili
    • Final-9s Sunday afternoon at Chili
  • Tony Inzana will TD on Pro course, Peter Lunstead and Zach Morrison will TD AM course
  • Player party to be at Parma on Saturday night.
  • Anybody who raises $500 or more in sponsorship will have their entry fee waived.

2014 RFDO – 40th!!!

  • Looking to secure a car sponsorship by August.
  • A sponsorship package is being worked on.
  • AM tourney will be 2-weeks prior and will help fund the Pro event.
  • Pro tourney will be a 3-day event.
  • Need to secure link to a 501(3)(c)

Club Membership

  • Membership is $20 (includes numbered bag tag).
  • Will look into Gateway’s mini bag tags offerings.

Club Events

  • Year-end Doubles will be back at temp. course at Webster Town Park.  Date: TBD
  • Club Championships will be at the Victor Apple Farm.  Date: TBD
  • Tuesday Night Doubles – in progress – drawing partners at 5:50, play at 6pm. (44 players first night)
  • Thursday Night Singles League – starts on May 2nd (Basil) at 5:45
  • Bring your bag tags
  • Ace Pool max at $150
  • Sunday morning Women’s League – starts May 5th  starts at 11am  (free to play)
  • League Director: Nikki DiSalvo
  • Gonzo/Neighborhood Disc Golf Series
  • 6 events (6th is the Invitational Extravaganza)
    • Play in all 5 pre-events and Invitational entry is free.
    • Play in 4 and your cost is $10, play in 3 and your cost is $20
    • The 5th event will be a B-Tier at the Apple Farm (Victor)
    • The 6th (Extravaganza) will be the Invitational and that will take place at Shorewinds.
  • ADK Expo – June 8th at Mendon Ponds
    • To be run by Gene Beaumont and Zach Morrison
    • Looking for any extra volunteers that can make it.

2016 Hearing-Impaired Championships

  • Former GRDGC club member Patrick Harris, who now resides in Vermont, would like to have Rochester host the 2016 Hearing-Impaired Disc Golf Championships.
  • He is looking for volunteers to assist with TD’ing the courses.
  • Tony Inzana suggested the use of Chili or Parma and possibly a temp course at RIT for this event.

Course Plans:

  • Course Maintenance
    • Need help in picking up trash on courses…bring extra bags to pick up what you can.
  • MCC
    • 2nd set of baskets (long pin placements) being worked out.
    • Gold-banned baskets will stay in place and new Black-banned baskets will be added but in tougher and longer positions.
    • Same tee pads will be used for both baskets on each hole.
    • Innova will be replacing the chains on the existing baskets at no cost. (June)
  • Parma
    • work day prior to Doubles (April 23rd)
    • contact Ryan Hand for more information
  • Ellison
    • Working out plans to replace basket #5 that was damaged.
    • Ryan Hand will contact Monroe County Parks Dept. this week for options.
    • Tony Inzana will contact Gateway for replacement costs.
  • New course at Gates Town Park
    • Dan Hoock was in attendance to advise that he has gotten approvals from the Town of Gates to put a 9-hole course into Gates Town Park off of Lyell Ave. (between Elmgrove Rd. and Manitou Rd.).
    • Workday on April 28th (at noon) to install collars.
  • New course Palmyra
    • Clayton Woodard has approvals for a new course in Palmyra (off of Rt. 21, north of Rt. 31).
    • No date as to when baskets will be in the ground and the course will be ready for play.
    • He is currently looking for hole sponsorships.
    • Ryan Hand, Gonzo and GRDGC have committed $500/ea to sponsor three holes.
  • New course in Webster
    • The club was approached by the Webster Town Parks Dept. about the possibility of putting a course at North Ponds Park (north-side of 104 (between Holt Rd. and North Ave. (RT. 250))(park entrance is off of 250).
    • Ryan Hand has designed a 9-hole and 18-hole layout to present to the Parks Dept.
  • New course in Ontario
    • Ray Sanger and Ryan Hand have designed a layout in Ontario at an old landfill.
    • Baskets have been bought and should be in the ground this Spring.
    • more details to follow
  • Apple Farm (Victor)
    • 2nd course has been staked out though work has yet to begin on it.
  • Churchville
    • Ryan Hand will contact the Monroe County Parks Dept. concerning the fly pads and 2nd set of chains installed at Churchville at the club’s expense.
    • Looking to pull the fly pads out for re-use at other courses.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Secretary/Treasurer, Gene Beaumont.