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2013 Nantucket Disc Golf Open Details

05/04/13

   
2013 Nantucket Disc Golf Open
Sunday, June 30, 2013
PDGA B-Tier
NEFA-Sanctioned Points Event
2 rounds of 18 holes
$1000 Added Cash ($500 to pro purse; $500 MPO 3-Hole Playoff)
Tournament Directors: Todd Rainwater & Noah Learner

Nantucket Disc Golf Course
21 Lovers Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554

The 2013 NDG Open is now SOLD OUT!
Click HERE to put your name on the waiting list.
 
Please note that there is a small $5 non-refundable fee that is charged to add your name to the waiting list. Discgolfunited.com unfortunately does not allow me to waive this fee.
 
Players must pre-register online (no day-of registration)
Total field size: 72 players
MPO: 24 spots maximum
 
Player Divisions & Entry Fees
Open (MPO): $50
Open Women (FPO): $40
Masters (MPM): $40
Grandmasters (MPG): $40
Advanced (MA1): $25
Advanced Women (FA1): $25
Advanced Masters (MM1): $25
Advanced Grandmasters (MG1): $25
Intermediate (MA2): $25
Intermediate Women (FA2): $25
Recreational (MA3): $15
Juniors: $10 (PDGA fee is waived for Junior division)

A $10 fee will be added for non-PDGA members and this money goes directly to the PDGA
Ace pot ($2) signup available during online registration

Schedule
7:45-8:30am Mandatory player check-in (at teepad #16)
8:35-8:50am Mandatory Players Meeting
9:00am Round 1
12:30pm Lunch ($5 full buffet lunch...details to come)
~1:30pm Round 2
5:30pm $500 Winner-Take-All 3-Hole Playoff between Top 4 MPOs (holes 16, 17 & 18)
6pm Awards

Note: If you win cash or a prize and need to leave before the awards, you may see a TD to collect it at the end of the 2nd round

MPO, FPO, MPM, MA1, & FA1 will play from the long tees in the morning and the afternoon.
MPG, MM1, MG1, & MA2 play from the long tees in the morning & the short tees in the afternoon.
FA2 & Rec will play from the short tees in both rounds.

CTP/Ring of Fire/other contests at lunch to raise money for EDGE. Bring singles!
Saturday pro clinic and casual random doubles round. Stay tuned for details.

Player Packs
All Ams will get a player pack at check-in:
- 2013 NDG Open Disc designed by Skeet Scienski
- 2013 NDG Open T-Shirt designed by Skeet Scienski
- Other cool player pack items will be announced shortly

Payouts
Pros: 100% cash payout within each division + $500 added cash to overall Pro purse
Ams: Merchandise &/or funny money (gift certificates)

Payouts will be based on current PDGA recommendations

Hole Sponsorships
Just $10 and you get to choose your starting hole for first round. Only one sponsorship per hole please, as PDGA rules prohibit players from choosing who they play with. Players meeting will be at hole #16, so holes that will be close will be 1, 2, 6, 14, 16 & 17. When registering, please include the $10 for the sponsorship and indicate which hole you would like to start on.

Available holes to sponsor (as of 5/21): 2,3,4,5,8,9,13,15,17,18

Sponsored Holes:
#1 Jeremy P
#6 Phil L
#7 Greenleaf G
#10 Jeff C
#11 Jim B
#12 Charlie H
#14 Mike D
#16 Sean B

Transportation to/from Nantucket
For those traveling over on the morning of the tournament, the 6:30am Hy-Line Fast Ferry (from Hyannis) is the only ferry that will get you to Nantucket in time for the tournament. We will be picking up players from the docks when that boat arrives at 7:30am and taking them to the course. Transportation back to the docks after the tournament will also be provided. There are fast ferries returning to Hyannis that evening at 6pm (S), 7:20pm (H), 8:30pm (S) & 10pm (H) and slow ferries returning at 5:30pm (S), 8:20pm (H) & 9pm (S).

(S)=Steamship Authority (H)=Hy-Line

Lodging & On-Island Transportation
1) Nantucket Hostel ($30/bed/night)
Single sex dorms with shared bathrooms
31 Western Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554
1.9 miles to course
Nantucket Hostel is on the beach and was voted a Top 10 Hostel in the World
WAVE bus "Surfside Beach Route" goes from/to ferries and town to/from the Nantucket Hostel with a stop at Faregrounds Restaurant that is approximately 1/2 mile from hole #1

LIMITED beds (male & female) are available the nights of Friday 6/28 & Saturday 6/29. To reserve a bed, e-mail todd@nantucketdiscgolf.org with your name & the number of nights you want to book.

2) Nantucket Inn ($150/room/night on the night of Saturday 6/29; $320/room/night on the nights of Fri 6/28 and Sun 6/30)
1 Miller Ln, Nantucket, MA 02554
1.2 miles to course
Nantucket Inn is at airport and is closest hotel to course
WAVE bus "Airport Route" goes from/to ferries and town to/from the Nantucket Inn with a stop at Lovers Lane that is just 1/4 mile from hole #1

VERY LIMITED number of rooms are available the nights of Fri 6/28, Sat 6/29 & Sun 6/30 at the Nantucket Inn. Call 508-228-6900 no later than June 1 and mention Nantucket Disc Golf when making your reservation.

Camping (unfortunately) is not permitted anywhere on Nantucket.

Withdrawals and Refunds
Per PDGA Competition Manual: No refunds will be issued after the 7th day prior to the start of the event, but the player shall be sent a players package if one was provided to event competitors. Withdrawals made before the 7th day prior to the start of the event shall receive a 50% refund. Withdrawals made 14 days prior to the start of the event shall be refunded 100%, less postage and handling, which shall not exceed 10% of the entry fee.