BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Jester » Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:15 pm

TobyGreen wrote:I'm not sure you'd want to wear one of the those fleeces - they're very smelly :D
Yes, but after pulling the clagnuts off the lanolin leaves skin lovely and smooth. Gotta take the rough with the smooth sometimes. ;)
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Del » Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:01 am

I have a limited stock of merchandise from the 2003 European Championships which were held at Whitcombe Farm. I'll bring a selection with me, but if anybody would like to reserve an item, let me know. They all feature an acclaimed logo designed by Oz Freire. Proceeds are 100% to BDGA.
Champion Starfire £12
Champion TL £12
(The discs are nearly all clear or yellow)
Footbag £2
T-shirts (dark blue) £5
Duck-callers £3
Skyrider Minis £1
There may also be some yo-yo's
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Jester » Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:16 am

Del wrote:I have a limited stock of merchandise from the 2003 European Championships which were held at Whitcombe Farm. I'll bring a selection with me, but if anybody would like to reserve an item, let me know. They all feature an acclaimed logo designed by Oz Freire. Proceeds are 100% to BDGA.
Champion Starfire £12
Champion TL £12
(The discs are nearly all clear or yellow)
Footbag £2
T-shirts (dark blue) £5
Duck-callers £3
Skyrider Minis £1
There may also be some yo-yo's
Del (07780 727921)
Del, Rich Sampson will be cross if he see this! Those weren't yoyos, they were '2 metre measuring devices'. :wink: Thought perhaps now as there is not 2 metre rule they can double up as a yoyo. :)

If there are any 175g TLs I'd like a look at them please.
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by TobyGreen » Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:00 am

THURSDAY - The course is almost ready! Signs are out, strimming mainly done, still need to get the topper out. The sheep are shorn and tucked away in Bunny Valley. Even the loos have arrived! So, all we really need now is to go shopping for food and welcome you all.

Holes:
1. Muffins (to a new basket placement on the left towards the Blasted Oak)
2. FODAD - new hole. Tee is up by the road, same level as the tee for Muffins, and the basket is the original Muffins Rest basket down by the stream.
3. Horror (with drop zone and Junior tee)
4. Goolagong
5. Kingfisher (with drop zone and Junior tee)
6. Bowlings
7. Beaminster View (tee is on track, not behind the fence)
8. Church Hill
9. Minn's Gate (with Junior Tee)
10. Digitalis
11. NoMaD's (basket is in the tree, because that's more fun!)
12. Steve's Ride (basket is out in the field)
13. Fox Earth
14. Drop!
15. Mind the Bees (tee is on the track)
16. 617 (check our the photo on Charlie or James Luton's Facebook page!)
17. Jack Likes Chicken (long version)
18. The Paddock (basket is in field, not over the stream)

On account of the heat and the hills, JUNIORS will only play ONE round each day.
On account of the poorly defined edge of the stream (there's not much water), all water in the stream is deemed casual water, so no penalty but you have to retire in a straight line to the nearest playable surface.
For the Goolagong edge a rope will mark the OB area (again, due to the poorly defined water edge).

Advice
I highly recommend wide brimmed hats
I highly recommend light trousers rather than shorts
I highly recommend water bottles (there will be water points on the course)
I highly recommend walking boots
(I highly recommend you don't forget to bring your discs!)

By the way, no more bookings for food will be accepted because I'm doing the shopping next!

See many of you tomorrow!
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by LostMeow » Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:10 pm

Jester wrote: If there are any 175g TLs I'd like a look at them please.
Ditto interest in Champ TLs - any weight.
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Village » Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:40 pm

I highly recommend a nice big beard.
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Paul Holden » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:39 am

Oh good, finally something I remembered to bring and if Village is recommending it then... oh... no... wait... bother!
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by bruce » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:37 am

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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Neil M » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:55 am

Someone suggested yesterday that if you DNF then none of your rounds count on your rating. Can anyone confirm this? Given that my tweo Saturday rounds were above my rating this would be disappointing.
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by bruce » Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:00 am

Not true Neil, only the DNF round doesn't count
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Neil M » Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:31 am

I thought it sounded strange. Cheers
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by TobyGreen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:25 am

TD's Afterword:

Firstly, many thanks to you all for making the 2013 a vintage Classic, we thoroughly enjoyed it and I think it was one of the best. Thank you also for leaving the campsite and course spotless - I didn't have to pick up anything!

You raised 585 pounds to Fodad, which will grow with Gift Aid - special thanks to Charlie for donating his share of the sweepstake and 50% of his sale income! I've just heard from Fodad's Della, who is currently in Sri Lanka. They've been suffering a terrible south-west monsoon this year, and a number of fishermen have lost their lives (they are inshore fishermen, so you can imagine how bad the weather has been), thankfully the village Fodad supports, just south of Colombo, has not lost anyone and their boats are safe too, but they have lost their nets, so the money you raised will buy new nets (and more).

Dan has posted some wonderful photos on Google, including some taken at night when he went a-wandering Whitcombe's hills -
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/1013 ... 4826547217 and when I've a moment I'll post some of mine too. If anyone else has taken photos, do share them!

As ever, any feedback and suggestions for improvements very welcome indeed. Share them via the Forum or privately to tobyabgreen@gmail.com.

Again, many thanks to you all for making the 2013 tournament a Classic!

Toby and Claude
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by bruce » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:00 pm

You can now also feedback via here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1610
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by TobyGreen » Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:13 pm

Just to say that Charlie deposited GBP750 with Fodad today, 600 from your efforts and 150 gift aid from HMG!
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Re: BDGA Tour 8 - Whitcombe Classic July 20/21

Post by Jester » Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:38 pm

TobyGreen wrote:Just to say that Charlie deposited GBP750 with Fodad today, 600 from your efforts and 150 gift aid from HMG!
Fantastic fund raising. Well done eveyone.
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