Thank you to everyone who took part in our Ice Bowl this year!!!
127 people were there (though not quite everyone played the round).
We raised a total of $925 cash plus 281 pounds of food for Capital Area Food Bank.
This is the most cash we’ve ever donated (out of our 13 Ice Bowls) and the 4th best total of food (the best was 371 pounds in 2008).
Grand Totals for 13 years of Waterloo Club Ice Bowls: $7,777 in cash plus 2,909 pounds of food donated to Capital Area Food Bank; and over 1600 participants.
We had some food, hot chocolate, and putting games before the round, and CTP games plus a lot of hot pizza and 2 kegs of beer afterwards. It was a really fun day from early in the morning until just after dark. The weather was beautiful! Just a bit chilly in the morning, and warm and sunny the rest of the day.
We had wonderful sponsorship, huge Waterloo thanks to: Disc Nation, HouckDesign.com, Disc Golf United (DGU), Bearded Brothers (organic snack food company), Double R Disc Golf Club, YetiDisc.com, South Austin Disc Assoc. (SADA), Mark McCrimmon Attorney-at-Law, John Hovey, KT Stockham, Jeff & Patti Cooper, Eric Duncan, and Michelle Henderson.
Great staff as well: Roger Allen, Stephanie Allen, Stevo Barnes, Jeff Cooper, Patti Cooper, Damon Cotter, Dale Gibbins, Troy Herman, Brian Litke, Gary Marotz, Gordon Maxim-Kelley, Sheldon Parker, Meteor Mike Schulgen, Tommy Schulgen, Aaron Stair, Del Stair, Rod Unks, and Chris Young; plus everyone else who pitched in to help us load/unload and with set-up/break-down.
Celebrity Sightings: Jay Reading, John & Dee Houck.
Best round of the day: 49 by Jay Reading (14 under par for the 21-hole course)
2 aces: Mason Cole and Ninja Nick Moore
Grand Prize in the raffle – Innova Discatcher Sport Basket – won by Traye Dean.
5-5-5 CTP Winners: Marshall Blanks, Hayden Smith, Chip Groat, Andre Pesez, Ben Bertran (with Ben acing his basket)
Father Dave Tayloe “bag ‘o shwag” CTP winner: Marc Lopez
Largest Men’s Division: Recreational
Largest Women’s Division: Advanced Master
Division Winners: Jay Reading; Garz Marotz; Chip Groat; Michelle Henderson; Josh Benson; Cathy Yerby; 3-way tie between Gus Calvo, Brian Litke, & Mike Schulgen;, 2-way tie between Bill Collins & Chris Young; Brett Ramsay; Jacqueline Hyman; 2-way tie between Dan Lewis & Thomas Odom; Donovan Peterson.
Full results can be found on our website (www.austindiscgolf.org
) and our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Wat...69803583049807
Troy Herman, our usual photo king, played this year but still was able to take a lot of pictures. Below is a link to some of them on flicker. You can also find a lot more on the club’s Facebook page. Some other folks have also posted some on the event’s Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/307244642730605/
Finally, thank you Rick Rothstein and Disc Golf World for starting the Ice Bowl tradition and building it into such a huge, worldwide event!! Hopefully the full slate of 2013 events will surpass the $300,000 raised for charity in 2012. Want to know more about the Ice Bowls from around the globe? Check out www.icebowlhq.com
Thanks again, and we hope to see you next year at our 14th Annual Ice Bowl!
Waterloo Disc Golf Club