Monday, September 25th, 2017

Help Us Save the Tucker Beach Course

Dear disc golf friends and families,

We are facing a serious threat of closure of the Tucker Beach disc golf course.

We have set up a petition on change.org. All the information, from the background story to the details of the problem, is there. Please read and sign the petiton. Share with your friends and families, spread the word.

WE NEED YOUR HELP. DESPERATELY. Without it, the course will be gone for good.

Every single signature counts. Please. Help us.

www.change.org/p/department-of-conservation-save-tucker-beach-disc-golf-course-queenstown-new-zealand

Dear media representatives,

Queenstown Disc Golf Club would highly appreciate your media coverage on this matter. For contact, please submit the form on the Contact page or email to info@queenstowndiscgolf.co.nz. Or visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/QueenstownDiscGolf and message us or leave a comment. We will get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you.

Friday, August 4th, 2017

2017 Discraft ACE RACE – 7 October 2017

2017 Discraft Ace Race

The Race Is On!

The Queenstown disc golf club is proud to be hosting its 4th Discraft Ace Race.

Each year, disc golfers from around the world gather at their local courses for one purpose: to throw aces! No putting, no approaching… just runnin’ at the chains.

2017 Discraft Ace Race
Queenstown gardens disc golf course (modified for Ace Race).
7th October 2017
2 x rounds of 18 holes
Registration price – $50.00

In order to run it at the Ace Race, you have to be properly geared up! Here’s the 2017 player pack…

Two ESP prototype discs
Discraft Ace Race shirt
Awesome mini Buzzz
Discraft mini marker
Reusable scorecard
Stickers and pencils
Valued at over $120.00

The chance to purchase mulligans will be available on the day. 36 mulligans available per player.

Registration is not complete until payment has been recieved.

**IMPORTANT**
Because of shipping restrictions, registration will close ONE MONTH prior to the event. Registration closes 7th September 2017.

The winner of this years Discraft Ace Race will win a sweet Discraft bag full of discs. And a very unique Ace Race trophy disc. Last year we had over 50 entrants. Let’s see if we can top that.

Let everyone know about this awesome, fun, exciting, event. Everyone welcome. All levels. Holes will be modified so you will have real chances at Aces.

Registration

Entries for Ace Race 2017 have been closed.

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

2017 Tucker Beach RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach Rush Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach “RUSH” disc golf tournament – **PDGA C TIER**

Queenstown disc golf club is once again proud to host its second annual New Zealand disc golf tour tournament for the year.
Again we are ready to showcase this beautiful part of New Zealand to the world. A solid long game is required but those soft finesse shots should be kept on call. Some slight changes to the course will keep you on your toes. 63 holes of delight.

4th Tucker beach ‘Rush’ disc golf tournament
29-30 July 2017
*PDGA – C Tier*
Tournament director – Hemi Te Awhitu

EVENT PRICE
$40 on the day
$35 for club members and pre registrations
**Pre registration closes 26/07/17**
Registration includes
– Each player will recieve a sponsored goodie bag
– Lunch on Saturday
– Hot tea and coffee
– Trophies in 6 divisions
– Prizes for placings in all divisions

Please direct your registration payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc name – Queenstown disc golf club
Bank – BNZ Queenstown
Acc# – 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars – Name
Reference – TB 2017

DIVISIONS
Mens Open, Mens Masters, Mens Grand Masters, Mens Senior Grand Masters, Womens Open, Womens Masters, Womens Grand Masters, Juniors (U18)

EVENT SCHEDULE
Friday 28th July
1.00pm course open for practice

Saturday 29th July
8.15am Tourney HQ open for CHECK IN/CARD COLLECTION and
late registrations
9.00am Registration closes
9.30am TB Rush round 1 18 holes (TD draw)
12.30pm ish Lunch provided (more food options 10 mins drive)
1.30pm TB Rush round 2 18 holes (TD draw)

SATURDAY NIGHT gathering at Smiths craft beer house on Shotover St. Great beer, award winning burgers, and good banter.

Sunday 30th July
8.30am CARD COLLECTION
9.00am TB Rush round 3 18 holes (seeded by division)
12.30pm ish Lunch BYO
1.30pm TB Rush round 4 (9 holes) (seeded by division)
Followed by prize giving

All efforts will be made to keep to schedule.

Normal PDGA rules apply. Local and other rules will be posted on this event page closer to the tournament date.
Starting groups will also be posted on this event page on the Friday 28th July.

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for purchase at tournament HQ. Cash sales only.

Event Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/events/317274392043092/

REGISTRATION
Entries now closed. See you in 2018!!

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

2017 Tucker Beach NO RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach No Rush Disc Golf Tournament

Do you consider yourself as a disc golf weekend hacker?

Or maybe someone who doesn’t feel quite up to playing with the big boys in the competitive tournaments?

Well the Tucker Beach ‘NO RUSH’ Disc Golf Tournament is designed for those golfers out there who consider themselves as a beginner, novice or recreational player. Men or woman, it doesn’t matter.

This one day (2 x 18 holes) tournament will give you the chance to have a taste of what its like to step up another level from absolute novice to amatuer. Not officially included on the New Zealand disc golf tour, you’ll play alongside some of New Zealands best disc golfers, on the same course, with the same conditions, the same rules.

It’s all about trying to get new people involved with a slightly more competitive side of disc golf. Don’t be afriad. It’s all good fun. Challenge yourself.

Tucker Beach ‘NO RUSH’ Disc Golf Tournament
30th July 2017
Tounament director – Hemi Te Awhitu

EVENT PRICE
$25 – you can pre register or payable on the day
All registered players will get a small sponsored goodie bag
There will be prizes for placings in both divisions
Complimentary hot tea and coffee available

Please direct your registration payment to the Queenstown disc golf club bank account:
Acc name – Queenstown disc golf club
Bank – BNZ Queenstown
Acc # – 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars – Name
Reference – NoRush2017

Divisions – Mens open, Womans open

EVENT SCHEDULE
Sunday 30th July
8.00am Registration opens
8.40am Registration closes
9.00am TB No Rush round 1
12.30pmish Lunch BYO (food options 10min drive)
1.30pm TB No Rush round 2 (seeded)
Followed by prize giving

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule
Normal PDGA rules apply. Local rules will be posted on this event page closer to the tournament date.

Small Planet Disc Sports will have a great selection of discs for sale at the tournament HQ. Cash sales only.

Event Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/events/131821077386854/

REGISTRATION
Entries now closed. See you in 2018!!

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

2017 Winterfest Wind Up Doubles Tournament

2017 Winterfest Wind Up Doubles Tournament

25 June 2017

Grab a friend and try your hand at Disc golf. 2 x rounds of modified Ambrose doubles is a fun format where people play in pairs and both partners play every throw. The best throw is selected then both players take their next throw from that position. This enables you and your partner to both help each other out and typically get lower scores than you would by yourself. There are two divisions in this Ambrose tournament – Open Men and Mixed doubles. Local rules will be announced at the player meeting on the day. Everyone welcome. Get into it, we know you are going to love it.

Registration on the day at the Queenstown gardens rotunda at 9am.
$20 per player ($40 per pairing)
First round starts at 10.00am. Second round starts approx 1.30pm
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each division.
BYO lunch.

Event Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/events/227058381110520/

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Queenstown Classic 2017

Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Two days of fun disc golf tournament in the beautiful Queenstown Gardens course.

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

PDGA C TIER Event
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The 22nd Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the stunning Queenstown Gardens, on on March Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th, 2017.
This will be a 4 round Singles Tournament, played over 2 days on the 18 hole Queenstown Gardens course (2 rounds Saturday, 2 rounds Sunday), with the first round only being unseeded. There will be excellent trophies and lots of great prizes in the following 9 divisions: Open, Women, Masters, Masters Women, Grand Masters, Grand Master Women, Senior Grand Master, Under 18 (Juniors) and Recreational.

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR Paul Child

EVENT PRICE
$35 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration and payment prior to Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 (ie. $30), except for the Recreational category which is $30 with a $5 discount for online pre-registration.
There is a further $5 discount for the current members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club (ie. $25 if pre-registered or $30 after 22 March).
Registration includes
– Lunch refreshments on Saturday
– Trophies in 8 divisions, plus trophy for the lowest score by a local player.
– Prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Grandmaster Women, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18 and Recreational.
– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE
SATURDAY 25th March
8.45 am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens
9.30 am Players’ meeting
10.00 am QT Classic round 1
12.30 pm Lunch (provided)
1.30 pm QT Classic round 2

SUNDAY 26th March
9.00 am Players’ meeting
10.00 am QT Classic round 3
12.30 pm Lunch (NOT provided)
1.30 pm QT Classic round 4
Followed by prize giving.

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.
SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: QC 2017

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Pre-registration fee for the Queenstown Classic, with online registration and payment, is $30, except for the Recreational category which is $25. Pre-registration closes on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $25 total if pre-registered or $30 after Wednesday 22 March.

ENQUIRIES
For enquiries please contact Paul Child, on either pdc14472@gmail.com, or phone 022 625 2647.

REGISTRATION
Entries now closed. See you in 2018!!

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

New Zealand Disc Golf Nationals 2017

New Zealand Disc Golf Nationals 2017

Dates – Friday 3rd February to Sunday 5th February 2017

Location – Paradise Trust Property, near Glenorchy, South Island, New Zealand

Event Info – PDGA Tier B
On the Friday 27 holes of modified best shot doubles
On the Saturday 27 holes of singles
On the Sunday 27 holes of singles followed by a Super 6 final (Top 6 players to play 6 more holes)

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

Accommodation – Limited accommodation will be available at the Paradise Trust Property and in the Rees Valley at $25 per night. There will also be accommodation in Glenorchy. You will be able to book on a first come first served basis when you have a confirmed entry to this event. Details to follow.

Price. The price of entry will be $140 for the Pro division and $100 for the Amateur division. This will include a players pack, lunch on Saturday & Sunday and dinner on Saturday night ….not to mention a thoroughly good time! Payment details to follow.

Numbers, and Phases of Registration – There will be a strict 100 player cut-off.

In an attempt to stagger the influx of registrations, the organising committee have arrived at the following registration time line:

Phase 1 – 1st August 2016
Pre-Registration will open for NZ Disc Golf members with the following criteria: Men must have finished in the top 50 men on the 2015 NZ Tour. Women must have finished in the top 10 women on the 2015 NZ Tour. (www.discgolfresults.com/Tour/2015)

Registration will be by online banking or by cash or cheque. Full details will follow.

Phase 2 – 15th August 2016
General Registration will open. i.e. open to all current NZ tour players and overseas players. It is strongly recommended players will have played in at least two NZ tour events or two PDGA events in their country of residence.

Phase 3 – Midnight on Monday 31st October 2016
Overseas entry will close and any leftover spots will then be available to NZ players.

Phase 4 – 16th December 2016
All registration will close, unless registration quota is full prior to this.

Order of entries/Priority. The order of entries received will be determined by the internet banking time stamp on the full entry fee payment (assuming the player is eligible) or in the case of a cheque or cash payment, according to the postmark of the package containing the entry fee payment. In the event that multiple entries are received simultaneously, firstly the player with the higher NZ 2015 tour ranking shall have priority and then the player with the lower PDGA number shall have priority.

If / when all available spots are occupied, a waiting list will be established. The spots will be granted to players on the waiting list in order of time of registration on the waiting list.

Wild cards may be granted.

Thanks for your interest!

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

2016 Discraft Ace Race – 1 October 2016

2016 Discraft Ace Race

The Queenstown disc golf club are proud to host the
2016 Discraft Ace Race
1 October 2016
Queenstown Gardens disc golf course (modified for Ace race)
2 x 18 holes.
Registration price – $50.00

In order to run it at Ace Race, you have to be properly geared up! Here’s the 2016 player pack:

Two premium ESP line prototype discs
One high performance wicking t-shirt
One premium disc golf towel
One reusable scorecard
One mini marker disc
One vinyl sticker
Valued at over $140.00

The chance to purchase mulligans will be available on the day. 36 mulligans available per player – $1 each.

Registration is not complete until payment has been recieved.

**IMPORTANT**
Because of shipping restrictions, registration will close ONE MONTH prior to the event. Registration closes 01/09/16.
That’s right, 1st of september 2016.

Last year we had 50 entrants. Lets try and smash that number. Let everyone know about this awesome, fun, exciting event. Everyone welcome. All levels. Holes will be modified so you will have real chances at Aces.

Registration

Please fill the following registration form and direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: AceRace 2016

Entries now closed

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

2016 Tucker Beach RUSH Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach Rush Disc Golf Tournament

Tucker Beach “RUSH” disc golf tournament – **C TIER**

The Queenstown disc golf club are ready to host its second annual tournament of the year. The Tucker beach ‘Rush’ is set to return to the Wakatipu basin, and we are ready to showcase this beautiful part of New Zealand to the world.
A solid long game is still required but those soft finesse shots will be required also.

TD Hemi Te Awhitu

RESULTS
Full results are available on PDGA event page.

EVENT PRICE

$30 Queenstown disc golf club members if you pre register
$35 pre registration (closes Wednesday 27th July)
$40 on the Day
Registration includes
– Lunch on Saturday and light lunch on Sunday
– Hot tea and coffee
– Trophies in 6 divisions
– prizes for placings in all divisions

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: TB 2016

DIVISIONS

– Mens open, Mens masters, Mens grand masters, Mens senior grand masters, Womans open, Under 18.

– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 29TH JULY
3.30pm Casual round at Gardens course

SATURDAY 30TH July
8.15am Registration at centre of the Tourney HQ
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 1(TD draw)
12.30pm Lunch (more food options 10min drive)
1.30pm TB Rush round 2 (TD draw)

SUNDAY 31ST July
9.00am Players meeting
9.30am TB Rush round 3 (seeded)
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Super 6
Followed by prizegiving.

All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.

SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

REGISTRATION
Now closed.

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Wakatipu Summer Disc Golf Tournaments 2016

Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Two days of fun disc golf tournaments on two beautiful courses.
Please note that the Paradise course is long and unforgiving, with tiger, disc-swallowing rough, so is open for intermediate and experienced players only.

The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic

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The 21st Annual The Helicopter Line Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament will take place in the Queenstown Gardens on Saturday 2nd of April, 2016.
The Queenstown Disc Golf Club invites you to attend our popular and long-standing Queenstown Classic tournament. This is a 36 hole (2×18) Singles Tournament, with the second round being seeded.

TOURNAMENTS DIRECTOR James Smithells

EVENT PRICE
$30 pre-registration, with payment (closes Wednesday 30 March)
$35 on the Day
Registration includes
– Lunch on Saturday
– Trophies in 7 divisions, plus trophy for the lowest score by a local player.
– Prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
Open, Open Women, Master, Master Women, Grandmaster, Senior Grandmaster, Under 18.
– Normal PDGA rules apply during the tournament, and local rules will be announced at the players’ meeting.

EVENT SCHEDULE
FRIDAY 1st April
4 p.m. Visitors gather at Tee 1, for a welcome round with the locals. To be followed by a welcoming beer.

SATURDAY 2nd April
8.45am Registration at the rotunda, Queenstown Gardens
9.30am Players’ meeting
10.00am QT Classic round 1
12.30 p.m. Lunch
1.30pm QT Classic round 2
Followed by prize giving.
All efforts will be made to keep this tournament to schedule.
SMALL PLANET DISC SPORTS will have a great selection of discs for sale over the weekend.

Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates

The 18th Annual Dart River Jet Safaris Paradise Plates Disc Golf Tournaments will be held at the Paradise Trust property on Sunday 3rd April, 2016.

This tournament is open for intermediate and experienced players only. The exceptionally beautiful Paradise course is especially marked out for the weekend, so is not available for play during the rest of the year. There is an 18 hole Doubles Tournament there in the morning, followed by an 18 hole Singles Tournament in the afternoon.

EVENT PRICE
$30 for both Doubles and Singles Paradise tournaments. $20 for either one. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Registration includes
– Hot drinks
– Fruit
– Trophies in 7 divisions.
– Some prizes for placings in all divisions

DIVISIONS
As for the Queenstown Classic. Ditto with the rules.

EVENT SCHEDULE
SUNDAY 3rd April
8.30am Registration at the Garden of Eden, Paradise Trust property; Frisbee HQ.
Please note that there is NO DRIVING into the Garden of Eden; it is a beautiful 600 m walk from the parking area, through the Lord of the Rings scene setting where Boromir was killed by the Uruk Hai.

9.00am Players meeting
9.30 a.m. P Plates Doubles
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm P Plates Singles
Followed by prize giving.
The Paradise Trust property is just past Diamond Lake, Rapid No 1771, beyond Glenorchy (directions available on request). If you will be staying at Paradise, you will need to be self-sufficient e.g. food, camp stove, bedding. Hot drinks will be provided at Frisbee HQ. No camping, no dogs.

Please direct deposit your payment to the Queenstown Disc Golf Club bank account:
Acc. Name: Queenstown Disc Golf Club
Bank: BNZ, Queenstown
Acc. #: 02 0948 0195770 00
Particulars: Your name      Reference: WT 2016

DISCOUNT FOR PRE-REGISTRATION
Pre registration fee for the Queenstown Classic and Paradise Plates, with online registration and payment, is $60. Pre-registration closes on Wednesday 30 March.
A further $5 discount is applicable for members of the Queenstown Disc Golf Club i.e. $55 total.
For enquiries, including Paradise accommodation, please contact James Smithells, on either james.smithells@xtra.co.nz, or phone 03 442 4651, or 021 26 44 008.

REGISTRATION
Now closed.