Apr 13 2009, 08:51 AM
The 2009 PDGA National Tour makes its fourth stop in beautiful Pawhuska, Oklahoma at �The Lodge� on April 25th & 26th. The Green Country Open is presented by Twisted , powered by Innova Champion Discs and hosted by the Tulsa Disc Sports Association. This event will be co-directed by Joe Rotan, Oklahoma State Coordinator and veteran Tournament Director and Michael Treat whom has been a major influence in the Tulsa Disc Sports Association. Both of these men have been at the helm of large tournaments and are both administrators in the TDSA, the club that brought you 2006 Am Worlds.

The ranch is owned by Jim and Debbie Taylor who are both cordial and accommodating hosts. The property features two courses designed by veteran Tour Pro Kevin McCoy and are set in the hills of Osage Indian country and feature many awesome views and challenging shots. There are many elevation changes and varied terrain to consider when playing the courses. Errant shots are punished so bring your �A� game and get ready for a great time in a beautiful slice of the American heartland at a fantastic private Disc Golf getaway!

We are pleased to announce that Kevin McCoy and Courtney Peavy will be married on the green of the Island hole Thursday evening at Sunset. The ceremony will be officiated by none other than Jay Reading.

There will be more than enough to keep you busy as the TD�s have some great events and activities planned. Area legend Jeff Ash will join forces with for numerous displays over the weekend. There will also be a Big Money Doubles presented by the Tulsa Disc Sports Association on Friday, with the qualifying round on Thursday. This will be a great opportunity to check out the two tracks. The Innova Groove Party will be held in the Bar and Grill which is also where professional chef Jeremy Taylor will be satisfying the Tour�s culinary needs. There will be live entertainment on the Bar & Grill stage and there is a casino about 10 miles down the road as well.

This event is powered by Innova Champion Discs. The Green Country Open will debut new and exciting products from Innova. From the new environmentally friendly tee signs to the soon to be hottest disc on Earth, the Eco Star Groove. A limited number of these discs will be released with the official tournament stamp designed by Skeet Scienski. Discs will be available at

For those who aren�t able to make it, but still want to check out this great course, the Lodge will provide a live Webcast of the event which will provide a great opportunity for the folks back home to monitor the tournament progress.

The host hotel will be the La Quinta Inn in nearby Bartlesville, Oklahoma which is a short 40 minute drive from the course. This hotel features an indoor pool, free high-speed internet, continental breakfast, and a fitness center. We have secured a special rate of $60.00 per night. Please use �PDGA� code when registering for the special rate. You must call to receive your rate, it will not be valid with online bookings. The hotel phone # is 918-331-9151.

Hotel website:

The Lodge features camping and RV hook-ups. There is a new bath house with showers and other amenities. Camping and RV space is limited so please contact Jim Taylor at 918-846-2257 to secure your reservations.

This year�s NT will have a special twist. One of the holes will be worth $10,000.00 if you ace it!!

Sign-ups will be online at (

For information please email: [email protected]

Official merchandise at (

We look forward to seeing everyone and you can look forward to a great tournament in one of the most awesome Disc Gold venues in the country!! ( (

Apr 13 2009, 08:59 AM
Ok NT Fans and Participants, here is an update to lead you into the upcoming NT event, The green Country Open.

The Lodge is looking GREAT!!! With the last workday sponsored by Twisted Flyer we had 15 people fine tuning the fairways, removing debris and readying the course for the new tee pads. That makes TWO... count em' 2 Championship caliber courses on private land. No park fees, no reservations etc. The Lodge itself is prepped and ready to be event central, wedding reception area and home to the Innova groove party etc. Our staff is brushing up on last minute details, players packs are being built for all players and we are all committed to providing you with some amazing golf and great times with friends.

Here is a breakdown of the bonus activities...

Thursday McCoys Big LOVE Big $$$ Doubles Qualifier-
Cost = $15.00 per participant. 1 Round qualifier (singles)on the beautiful Moccassin Creek Course. The top six finishers will qualify to compete against the bride and groom on Friday.

Thursday Night = McCoy / Peavy wedding & reception

Friday = McCoy's Big LOVE Big $$$ Doubles FINAL!!!
Watch 8 of the nations best disc golfers get their TWIST on the ISLAND Course. Players will be batteling it out for over $600.00 CASH $$$ ($250.00 added cash compliments of the Innova Star groove / $300.00 annonymous Twisted donor)
The final few holes will be webcast live around the globe so you DO NOT want to miss this!!!

Saturday = Innova Groove Party @ The Lodge featuring free food and beverages for players and staff (player guests are $10.00 extra). Live music will be provided by Ft. Worth rockers "Sally Majestic". As all TWISTED events, this event will benefit E.D.G.E in the way of the EDGE putting contest. The contest is $5.00 per player to qualify, the top 3 putters will fight for over $125.00 cash sponsored by
the TDSA.

Sunday = Final rounds with lead Card hitting the links at approx. 12pm. Twisted Flyer Skillz Challenge will run concurrently on the driving range. Skillz featured will be putting, mid range accuracy, driving accuracy and distance. Players will be throwing for over $500.00 in added cash. Twisted Skills Challenge is presented by Revolution Disc Golf Bags, Twisted Flyer and Innova Disc Golf.

All events will be webcast live by so look your best! If you can't make the event you can watch it at or

Pre Reg is looking great and things are flowing here. Travel safe until we see you!