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4/12/17 Wednesday dubs continue tonight at 5:30 Pm at Glenn Hilton Park.

4/8/17 Up to 65 members for 2017. Stay tuned for details of Spring UFO Club Doubles Championship.

3/20/17 Inaugural Monday midis tonight at Sawmills Orange Course. First round at 5:30, then 6 and 6:30 PM.

3/15/17 Officers for 2017
President         Nathan Chandler
Secretary        Travis Glass
Treasurer        Dan Mitchell
Hilton Rep       Chad Thelin
Sawmills Rep   Wes Presnell

Full roster of officers is on the officers members page.

3/14/17 Club meeting tonight: 6:30 Pm at El Paso, US Hwy 70 just East of US 321. Results of elections will be announced

2/23/17 Updates to 2017 events and membership roster

12/20/16 The 2017 Hickory Ice Bowl will be on Feb 4, 2017. This charity event will benefit the Foothills House of Hope shelter for troubled teens. Information available at

 Another great Foothills DG Championship series concluded on 12/17/16. Congrats to all the winners and thanks to the Foothills Disc Golf team.

9/6/16 Another Great Hickory Disc Golf Classic. Good job Will and all the volunteers. Congrats to MJ for another HC win. Results here.

Discraft One Disc Ace Race is October 1. To get in you must pay $30 to Dan Mitchell by 9/15/16. You can:    Register at DGU
Send via paypal to hickorydiscgolf@yahoo.com or
Ses Dan at Sawmills or Glen Hilton doubles

8/24/16 Hickory Classic is half full. Sign up now.

8/10/16 Two events have been added to the schedule:
  Fall Club Championship, Nov 19 and 20
     Match play, double elimination for club members
   Discraft Ace Race, Oct 1, Sawmills
Check back here or Facebook for more details

8/1/16 Thanks to the 33 players and the dozens more donors that made the Candace Care Classic a success. Over $1600 was raised for the cause.

7/24/16 Registration is open at DGU for the Rankin Lake Stop of the FDG Tour, August 13, 2016.

Updated Sawmills VMP map for new holes 3,4 and 5.

7/18/16   Thanks to Brad and Glen for a great Sawmills Sling. Results are HERE

Get ready for the Candace Care Classic on July 30. A charity PDGA C-tier, $20, register at event by 9:30 AM. Lunch provided.

Hickory Classic flyer and online registration are HERE.

5/9/16 Great time at Rolling Pines. Upcoming events are Yakdin Co and Sawmills. Sign up at DGU.

Sunday dubs on May 29 with be traveling to Triad Park in Kernersville. Be at Shelter #8 by 11 AM. 

4/29/16 Club doubles championships were a hit on April 23. Congrats to A pool champs Brad S and Tyler P, and to B pool champs Justin B and Josh Whitt. Jon S hit an ace and Dan and terry score the birdie pool. Club members received over $700 in benefits.

Club membership is up to 72 for 2016.

4/21/16 Club doubles championship for members only this Saturday. We have 67 members so far for 2106.

4/6/16 Wednesday dubs start tonight at Glenn Hilton at 5:30 PM. $6 entry include ace pool,only $5 for club members, $1 optional ace pool.

3/28/16  Next club meeting Tuesday , April 5, 6:30 PM at El Paso, 505 US Hwy 70 , Hickory.

Wednesday Dubs start April 6, 5:30 PM, at Glenn Hilton.

Club BYOP doubles championship on Saturday, April 23.

Now 58 paid 2016 members, 25 Sawmills chapter, 33 in Glenn Hilton 
MoTown Showdown is full for 4/9. Sign up now for May 7 event at Rolling Pines.

3/16/16  There are now 54 paid 2016 members, 21 Sawmills chapter, 33 in Glenn Hilton 

3/1/16 Club meeting tonight, up to 49 members paid for 2016

Great times at Hampton Heights event by Foothills Disc Golf. Results here.
2/12/16 Currently there are 47 members who have joined up for 2016. See Dan, Justin or Jake to get your tag for $15.

2/2/16  Club meeting tonight at El Paso on Hwy 127 in Viewmont, 6:30 PM.

Thanks you everyone who participated or contributed to the 2016 UFO Ice Bowl. We contributed $600 and 150 pounds of food to the House of Hope.

1/18/16 So far there are 40 2016 memberships/tags. See Justin, Jake or Dan to get yours and qualify for a spot in the Spring and Fall club championships.
1/15/16 UFO DGC Ice Bowl will be Jan 30 at Glenn Hilton Park. $20 gets you a custom disc, chili lunch, $10 donation to charity, and a chance to win to prizes. Come out in the cold (maybe) for fun and a good cause.

1/10/16 Thanks to everyone who got a UFO club membership. So far 35 members are signed up for 2016. The list is available here. On Saturday, Brad S nabs #1 tag while Nate D aces #20 to get the ace pool.
On Sunday David Mc aces #24 to score nice ace pool.

Also, congrats to the UFO officers elected for 2016:
President Justin Black
Secretary Wes Mantooth
Treasurer Dan Mitchell
Glenn Hilton Rep Chris Colwell
Sawmills Rep Aaron Walker

1/6/16 Updates for 2016 schedule
2016 Bag tag round 1/8/16 Hilton. 2016 Membership with tag is $15. Must play round to compete for a top tag.
Ice Bowl  1/30/16 Hilton
For more see schedule to right and calendar

2016 Election voting begins 1/8/16 at Bag tag round

9/11/15 The 2015 Hickory Classic was a great success. Congrats to MJ for another OPEN win. Results are here.

Tomorrow is the Battle of 321, UFO vs. Gastonia.

9/1/15 The Adult AM side of the Hickory Classic is full, there are 3 pro spots and room for 5 more juniors.
Thanks to all the workers the course has major infrastructure improvements, especially holes 8 and 10.

8/25/15 HC update 11 days until tee off. 60 of 99 spots filled, 26 adult AM spots left. Register here.

Thanks to all the workers who installed rail road ties on holes 8 and 10 at Hilton. Kenny, Terry L, Jeffrey C, Freddy, Walt, Nate L,  Todd, Roc, Justin B, Josh W, Jon S and Dan.

8/2/15 HC update 27 of 98 spots filled, 51 Amateur Adult spots left

8/1/15 Congrats to Nathan C for acing red 3 at Sawmills.
Sawmills dubs on Friday night is suspended, Dubs will return as Saturday dubs September 12, 9:30 AM.

7/7/15  Sawmills Sling is less than 2 weeks away. register at DGU.
HC registration update 8 of 96 spots filled, 64 amateur spots left

6/25/15 Registration for the 2015 Hickory Classic opens at 12:01 AM on July 1. Online registration here.

6/24/15 Results of the FDG event at Yadkin County Park are here. Congrats to those who placed.

6/10/15 Congrats to F Wayne for his ace on Hilton hole 20 on 5/31.

Two new singles course records for Sawmills red tees were set on 6/9/15. Tyler C has the new open record at 42 and Dan M  set the GM record of 49.

6/3/15 Congrats to 2015 club dubs champs Brad and Tyler for the A pool and Justin H and Donnie from the B pool. Many, many prizes and great weather made for a fine event. Many thanks to Walt and Wes and everyone else who helped. And welcome to 12 new club members, bringing us to 79 paid in 2015.

5/22/15 Welcome to Victoria Sage Rufty, born May 9, 8 lb, 4 oz. Congrats to Brandon and Mandy.

5/11/15 Great first tournament by Foothills DG at Rolling Pines DGC in N. Wilkesboro. UFO winners were Kodi L in Int and Rob S in Rec.
Workday Saturday at Sawmills to put the roof on the #10 bridge.

4/27/15 Congrats to Rob S for getting an ace on GH Hole 20 at wed dubs.
Workday: Saturday, May 2 at Sawmills to paint covered bridge. if you are not attending the Rolling Pine grand opening, help us paint the new lumber on hole 10 starting at 9:30 AM.

4/21/15 Congrats to all who placed in the Motown Showdown.. Brad and company raised over $2500 for charity.

Aces; Casey T at the Motown Showdown
Jack C and Natchan C at Sawmills dubs

4/6/15 Big Congratulations to Shawn J for tying for 2nd out of 20 at the Charlotte Masters.

Lookout! Aces everywhere. Congrats to Justin H (#6) and Thomas W (#4) for getting Hilton aces on 4/1, and David M for acing hole 24 on 4/5.

There will be a club wide vote from April 20 to April 27 on approving a new pin position on Hole 12.

3/16/15 Congrats to Tyler P for getting an ace on Hole 24, position B. The eagle got Tyler the win at Sunday Tag Singles..

3/9/15 Club meeting tonight, 6 PM at Hickory Station. Congrats to Jon S bringing the #1 tag from Gastonia home with him.

3/7/15 Thanks Jon, Freddy and Dan for replanting the pin on hole 15.

Don't get left out of the upcoming events by waiting too long to register. Go to Disc Golf United for Foothills events.

3/2/15 Congrats to Daiva (2nd of 4 in Open W)  and Justin H (8th of 16 in Adv) at the Stumpy's Fling..

3/1/15 Good job Terry Dugger at the Hornets Disc golf event at Hudon Middle School. Congrats to Walter M, open champ.

2/19/15 Welcome to the newest junior junior disc golfer, David Wayne Bolch, born 2-18-15, 7.5 lbs. Congrats to Roc and family.

2/17/15 Updated Club Member page for 2015 officers and members. Get you tag for 2015 to be eligible for club doubles and singles championships.

2/4/15  ICE BOWL this Saturday.
New tags are in, see Justin at Sunday dubs/singles, Jake at Saturday dubs, Jon S, or Dan for your 2015 membership and tag, just $20.

Go to Documents and Forms to review club rules, procedures, and forms. Content will be added pending on approval of the bylaws, which can be found at the D&F page.

2015 Bag tags, with new membership, go on sale
Sat, Jan 31 at Glenn Hilton before the 2:00PM round for initial distribution.Cost is $20 for 2015 UFO membership plus $5 to play in optional initial round (100% cash payout with ace pool included)
Membership includes:
1. 2015 Laser etched, round, leather bag tag
2. Eligibility for Spring and Fall Club Championship events (where at least $10 of membership fee comes back in player packs and payouts)
3. A part in financing maintenance and/or improvements at Sawmills and Hilton
3. A voice in the decisions and plans of the club affecting DG in the Unifour

1/18/15 Ace time. Kristine W hit #24 at Hilton.

Congrats to Brad S for wining the A pool and Jake C for winning the B pool at the club championships. Shawn O scored an ace on hole 14 and T-Pro and Kodi L win the big lottery prizes.

1/5/15 Congrats to Max T and Rob S for placing at the Spike Hyzer Hornets Nest event, Details in Achievements.

Club Championship this weekend, Saturday at Sawmills, Sunday at Hilton. Details on either facebook page. Facebook. Elections for 2015 officers by paper ballet, send Facebook PM to Terry L, or call terry with your votes.by Sunday Noon.

12/8/14 Congrats to Donnie H for 3rd in Adv Masters at the Charleston Classic.
Check out the UFO Wednesday Putting league. Details on the club Facebook page.

12/6/14 Congrats to Justin Haynes winning the Intermediate Division in the Forest Hills Open.

11/7/14  The UFO club championship will be Jan 10 and 11, 2015.  Details will be posted on club course facebook pages.

This Saturday Sawmills dubs will be at 2 PM instead of the normal 9:30 AM due to the morning Veterans Day Event.

Hilton Hole 8 is now playable in a ground level location next to the stump. Plans to elevate the basket are in discussion.


Congrats to T-Pro and Brad S for a good showing at USDGC Am Dubs.

Sawmills doubles is now at the Fall/Winter time of Saturday at 9:30 AM.

9/10/14 Congrats to all 96 players and winners at the Hickory Classic. MJ takes his 4th open title, Daiva M wins her first women's open title, and Daniel M takes advanced. Full results here and here. Note several records were set for 24 hole singles rounds.

8/8/14 The Amateur side of the Hickory Classic is Full. Only 11 pro spots are left to be filled.

8/7/14 Back from AM Worlds and catching up before the Classic. Here goes:

Registration of the Hickory Classic is progressing quickly. Only 38 of 96 total spots left, and of that, only 22 Amateur spots remain. Last 10 AM spots will be sold online. Register here, and soon!

Contact Dan if you want to be a  HC volunteer. Only 25 get the exclusive staff shirt. Also check out the hole sponsorship opportunities.

Will R aced #23 at Wed dubs. Only 3 sessions left this year.

Thanks to Brad S for running a great Sawmills Sling for Veterans. Good times, good causes, and congrats to the winners. Three new course records set at the event.

7/1/14 Congrats to Daiva M and Walter M for winning Advanced at the High Country. Other good finished by Aaron W and Max T at the high Country and CAC. See Achievements for details.

Thanks to Freddy for securing two metal based benches to replace the worn ones on GH # 12 and # 21.

6/16/14  Congrats to Thomas W for his Ace on GH #20 on 6/11/14.
Thanks to the Sawmills workday crew from 6/14, Ben G, the five Woodalls, Nathan C, Dan M and Brad Sm. New steps, practice basket ring, and fewer sprouts are the result. More days to follow getting ready for the Sawmills Sling.

6/7/14 Good job today by Jon S at the charity event. 43 Players and raffle.

Links are up for Hickory Classic  registration  and the Sawmills Sling for Veterans.

5/13/14 Wed dubs is in full swing. Check the club facebook pages for standings.

The club doubles championships starts Saturday at Glenn Hilton. The club roster has been updated. We currently have 74 members, 56 from Hilton and 18 from the Sawmills Chapter.

4/30/14 Congrats to Freddy B for his ace on long hole #12 at Glenn Hilton.

The May UFO Club meeting will be Thursday, may 1 at the Granite Falls Brewery..

4/20/14 A great, if rainy time at the Motown Showdown. Over $1700 was raised for Burke Special Olympics and Better Life for Animals.  Check the Achievements page for winners, placers and showers. Good job, Brad.

4/15/14  Good job to Daiva M for placing third of 13 at the Bowling Green Ams in Adv W.. Almost 700 players this year.

4/12/14 Congrats to Jacob Coonse for an ace on Sawmills #11 in Friday dubs. Join us at 5:45 PM each Friday.

Wednesday dubs have started with a rollicking start with turnouts over 30 each of the first two weeks. Terry posts standings on the Hickory Disc Golf facebook page..

3/29/14 Multiple updates to the Achievements page. Go there to see what Brad Y, Walter M,
Max T, Casey T, Daiva M, Justin H, Justin B,
Aaron Y, Mike L, Wes M and Roc B did to earn such acclaim.

On 3/27 the last tee pad was poured at Sawmills VMP. No more rcoky ruts or muddy bogs. Thanks to Steve, Rex, and all the Sawmills Public Works Team.

3/27/14  OK, I'm back online.  A lot has happened in 3 months so here is a review:

2014 badges are out and for sale. For $20 you can join or renew your membership.  Designate which chapter you are in, Sawmills or Hilton, as this determines your precinct for voting and designates $3 for each membership fee to go to your chosen course. $10 of you membership goes to the club championships payouts.

The Ice Bowl raised $850 in cash and around 400 food items for the House of Hope shelter.

Rob S ran a great Vibram Birdie Bash with Terry L  dominating from start to finish.

Next club meeting is 7 PM, April 7 at delishi Frozen Yogurt Bar at 880 Highland Ave (Lower level), across from LRU.

Here are some upcoming and recently scheduled events:
   Club cookout and retirement of 2013 bagtags 11 AM Hilton Sun 1/5
  Club meeting Hickory Depot 7 PM Mon 1/7
   Ice Bowl Feb 22 Hilton signup on facebook
   Birdie Bash March 22 Sawmills signup at birdiebash.com

12/2/13 Club Meeting tonight at 7 PM at Lazy Dog Saloon on 127 in Viewmont
Don't forget ugly sweater event on 12/8 at 11 AM Sunday dubs

Wear an ugly sweater to club doubles on Dec 8 to brighten a kid's Christmas. All entry fees will go to buying toys for needful kids.
Holiday themed sweaters a plus.

11/15/13 The Club Championship was a big success:
Winners Glen L and Ben K
16 new club members
$331 raised to support our veterans
$2500+ retail in merchandise distributed
Looking forward to this becoming an annual event

10//15/13 The votes are in...the End of Year Party and Club Championship Tournament will be Saturday, Nov 9. The morning round will be at Sawmills and the afternoon at Hilton. Check back next week for details. This is an event for current club members only. There will be a player pack whose value will exceed the entry fee, plus many prizes including a skinny basket and back pack bag. Wes is the TD.

9/17/13 Multiple updates to club member rosters, Wed dubs results, achievements,and Hickory Classic pages

Thanks to all who helped make the 2013 Hickory Classic a success. the 2014 Classic will be Sept 6 and 7.

Upcoming events:
Sawmills doubles are now Saturday
at 9:30 AM. Meet at Hole #1 shelter
Sawmills Fall Festival 9/21/13 11am-3pm
Ace Race 9/28/13 at Sawmills

8/27/13 Congrats to Daiva, Max and Zack for placing at the Sugar Grove Shhotout, and to Glen for getting an ace on Sawmills Red 10 at Friday dubs.

8/23/13 One last session of Wednesday dubs to go. T-pro and Tommy have essentially lapped the field for the first two spots, but there is a close race for 3rd (first loser) between Glen, Dan, and Will. Next week will be a shortened round of 12 holes to allow time for end of season pizza eating and prize distribution.

8/20/13  The Hickory Classic is full. if you want to get on the alternate list, email or call Dan.

8/15/13   33 spots left in the Hickory Classic 

Two weeks left in Wednesday dubs. While the top two spots are settled, there is the matter of $56 carryover in the Ace pool and $190 in the Birdie pool. If they are any $left after the 8/28 round, various contests of skill will be used to distribute the pools.

8/8/13      49 spots left for the Classic
Three sessions left for Wednesday dubs
Don't forget to bring can goods for up to ten mulligans to Sunday tag singles at Glenn Hilton on 8/11

8/6/13 The Hickory Classic countdown begins: 54 spots left
Workdays every Saturday until the Classic. This week we will begin construction on a shelter near hole 13 tee for relief from pop-up rain storms. Thanks to Beandon and Dennis Sherrill for a generous donation to cover materials.

Sunday, 8/11, you can buy up to 10 mulligans for a can or $1 each. The proceeds will go to the SCCM food bank.

Congrats to T-Pro for his ace on #6 on 7/31
Four sessions left for Wednesday dubs this Summer

7/24/13 Congrats to Shawn J for his hole in one on #24 at Wed dubs

There will be at Hickory Classic planning meeting following Wed dubs on 7/31. Meet at Hilton hole 1 around 7:45PM.

7/18/13 T-Pro and Tommy continue to lead the season standings at Wednesday dubs.  the Ace pool is up to $73, and the birdie pool sits at $107. Six sessions to go.

7/10/13   Congrats to Heather and Glen on the arrival of Hayden Guy Lowman,
8 lbs, 10 oz., Hickory Classic Advanced Champ (not second) 2036.

7/5/13 OK Earlybirds, registration for the 2013 Hickory Classic is open, via paper form or online.
Go to the Hickory Classic page for more info.

7/4/13 Lots of items this Independence Day week:

Good finishes at the High Country DGC
T-Pro 5th in Open
Max T T6th and Zack B 11th in Advanced
Wes B 1st in Intermediate

A soggy Wednesday saw T-Pro keep his big lead. Tommy and Glen were partners, so no change for 2nd and 3rd.

New plastic has arrived so see Will to peruse club inventory.

Announcing a club workday at Sawmills on July 20 to pour #16 Red tee pad. Work starts at 9:30 and lunch will be provided.

6/27/13 Congrats to Daiva M with her first place finish amoung the seven intermediate women at the CAC.

T-Pro and Tommy keep their season leads for Wednesday dubs.

6/21/13 Casey R cashes large with an Ace on #20 at Wed dubs. T-Pro and Tommy hold onto spots 1 and 2. Only 10 sessions left.

Don't forget Hildebran workday tomorrow starting at 9 AM. Lunch and fun Ace run round follow.

6/16/13 Congrats to Nate D, Silver Medalist in Adv Masters at the NC State Games.

6/13/13 T-Pro pads his Wed dubs points lead, but Will R ties Tommy for second. Ace pool is up to $224.  Only 11 sessions left.

6/6/13 T-pro and Tommy keep their points leads. Congrats to LeVo and Denny H for getting the birdie pool. Ace pool up to $203.

Saturday June 22, 2013 9:00 am
Meet at hole 1. Bring gloves and a shovel. We will be putting in post for signs and grids for tee pads. Accept invite at Facebook.

5/30/13 Big happenings last night:
* Fourteen players take advantage of Perfect Attendance Wednesday to pad their season scores.
*T-Pro and Tommy keep top spots
* Glen and Freddy cash in a nice birdie pool, including a deuce on 22B
* Glen & Freddy beat Dan & Chris C with a CTP after tying 3 playoff holes

5/23/13 After a rainy outing , T-Pro and Tommy switch places at the top the season standings. Next week is Perfect Attendance Wednesday.

5/16/13 After 7 of 22 sessions, Tommy and T-Pro keep their positions atop the Wednesday dubs standings. Ace pool carryover is $122.

5/11/13 Friday doubles at Sawmills continues as Brad and Glen run the weekly event at 5:40 PM. After the rain finally stopped tee pad work resumed with the Sawmills guys pouring Blue 7.

Tommy B is first to reach the century mark in the Wednesday dubs season standings.

5/1/13 Two teams won the birdie pool in Wed dubs, Dan and T-Pro split the pot with Glen and Casey R.
    Don't forget Friday Night dubs at Sawmills (5:45 PM) and Saturday" bring you own partner" dubs at Hilton (9:30 AM)

4/29/13 Kudos to Will Roberts placing 4th out of 49 INT players in the 2013 Carolina  Clash.

4/26/13  With double points for April perfect attendance the leader board shows some separation for Wed dubs. Next week park stays open until 9.

   The pouring of cement tee pads has begun at Sawmills. Thanks to the Sawmills Public Works Dept. and Ben, Walt and Dan for tee pad preperation.

   On Saturday, May 4, there will be a Cornhole/Disc Golf Tournament at Hilton. the DG event is bring your own partner doubles. See flyer on kiosk for more details.

4/18/13 Wednesday dubs in full swing. One more session with 8 PM park closing. park closes at 9 PM starting May 1. Added the course layout rotation schedule at the results page.
Thanks to new Material Manger Will R for handling merchandise and payouts.
Congrats to T-Pro for his Ace on #20.

/11/13 Kudos to Casey T for getting an Ace on #17. First ace for hole #17 in on the Achievements Page.

4/9/13  Wed doubles have begun. Standings are posted here.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the Sawmills Grand Opening a success. Around 70 people were there for the opening ceremonies, demonstrations and pizza. 51 played in the fun doubles round. Congrats to T-pro and Colby for the win in a play-off, and to terry L for and Ace on #5.

Congrats to Rodney M for an Ace on Hilton #20 on 4/7/13

/2/26/13 Added Sawmills map to MAP AND PHOTOS page.

2/25/13 Congrats to Will R for 1st in Int at Mooky's Cup. Wes took 4th.
2/20/13  Two more Sawmills records set today. Brad S shot 43 from the reds and Dan M shot 54, also from the reds. 

2/18/13 Added course records to the Achievements Page. Let me know of best round to fill out the page and keep it updated.

/2/11/13 Congrats to Nate D for getting an ace on Hole #20 at 2/10/13 dubs.

2/6/13  Thanks to all who came to the Ice Bowl.  There were 52 players, 12 crock pots of chili consumed, and over $500 cash and 200 lbs of can goods donated to the Foothills House of Hope.

Workday Saturday, 9:30 AM at Sawmills. Meet at hole 17 tee.

Grand opening of Sawmills is scheduled for April 6, 2013 starting at 10 AM. We are planning a ceremony, DG clinic, lunch, and inaugural competition. Check back for details. 

1/25/13  ACE! Congrats to Justin Black for getting an ace on hole 24

ICEBOWL! Feb 2, 2013. $25 Sign in at Hilton by 9:15 AM.

Workday: Saturday 1/26/13 at Sawmills. Meet at 9:32 AM

Bagtags: First distribution on 1/20/13. Get yours and a 2013 UFO membership for $20. See Shawn, Wes or Dan.

1/11/13   Elections were held for 2013 UFO Officers at the end of year meeting:
President: Wes Baker
VP:            Walter Murray
Tresurer:  Dan Mitchell
Head Greenskeeper: Freddy Bowman

2013 Bagtags have been ordered and should be available by end of January. Cost is $20 for 2013 club membership and bagtag. See Shawn or Dan.

12/19/12  Lot of stuff to update as I have been busy at Sawmills
    NINE HOLES OPEN at Sawmills for play. Holes 1-7,17, and 18 can now be played. Some still need brush removal, so spend ten minutes of your round dragging  brush away from the fairway.
   DISCMAS EVENT Dec 22 at Sawmills. Details here.

   ICE BOWL The Ice Bowl is set for Saturday February 2, 2013. Once again Brent P is running the event. This charity event occurs rain or shine. Pay by Jan 2 to assure getting a stamped disc.Mulligans (up to 18) for canned goods. Details here.

11/8/12  ACES! T-Pro on #24 and Cody on #2 split a nice pot on 10/28
Work continues nicely at Sawmills. Fairways for holes 2,5,6,7, and 17 are cut and need to have brush dragged away. Workday on Saturday, 11/17. Bring gloves and loppers to cut brambles would help. Contact Dan for details.

10/22/12  Congrats to Max T for finishing second at the innagural Bradford Open. max lost in a playoff.

10/8/12  Long time, no posts. I guess I can now get back into my post HC routine

NOTHING MUCH TO REPORT:.Other than belated thanks to all who helped with the 2012 Classic, nothing pressing newa. No aces, no top finishes, no new kids or weddings.

EXCEPT: On September 18 the Sawmills City Council approved funding and schedule for construction of an 18 hole disc golf course at Veterans Memorial Park. Final design is underway and construction is scheduled to start in November. The plan is to open in April, 2013.

One player dropped out, so Hickory Classic field is back to 90.

Great turnout of 32 players for last Wednesday Doubles session of 2012. Walt and Tommy took first and second for the season. T-pro and Brad took remains of Ace Pool in throw-off.
Season numbers:
537 Rounds by 86 players 
7 Aces
Thanks and we'll start again on April 3, 2013

Just added a player to bring field to 91. Through a fluke someone put a spot in their checkout cart, then failed to finish the purchase. After some hours of zero inventory the spot came back available and sold this morning. Unfortunately I had already added the first alternate to complete the field. Letting fairness rule, we have a field of 91. Assuming no one drops out, there will be one group of six.
Current alternate list:  Trey W, James F, Doug S, Daniel, Ed W, Brian W, David W, Matt K

8/26/12 update  9:30 pm Hickory Classic is full
if you want to go on the alternate list, email Dan
Include name and phone number
If a registered player contacts me to drop out, I will give them the next alternate name and number on the list to whom they can sell the spot.
Note: A player not checking on Saturday morning still has a spot as the player may arrive late and play. DO NOT come Saturday morning trying to get a spot unless you have arranged to buy someone's  spot. 

9:00 AM Classic almost full.   Paper registration has ended.
 Last spots sold online (while they last).

8/25/12 As of Saturday evening there are 77 registered players. Only 13 spots left. Again let me point out, once registrations hits 80, the only way to register is online.

8/23/12 Hickory Classic registrations at 67. Only 23 spots left.

One week of Wednesday dubs left. Walter has sewn up first. The only scenario where Tommy does not get second requires at least 35 players. Casey T, better get on the phone!

8/21/12 Classic field up to 55 before last weekend's online sign-ups are included.
Planning meeting 8/22/12 at 8 pm (after Wed dubs) at Hickory Tavern, Viewmont.
WORKDAY Saturday 8/25/12 last full workday before the Classic begins. bring your gloves and trimmer/loppers

8/17/12 HC Registration up to 49,  41 spots left

8/14/12 Hickory Classic registration at 31, 59 spots left

8/12/12 Excellent workday yesterday with replacement of bridgeon #15, construction of shelter frame on #8, and general removal of fallen and distressed trees around the course. Thanks to
Walt, Brandon S, Brandon R, Dan, Richard, Freddy, Roc, Ron, Cody, Alex, Jeff C, Jordan, and BS
Congrats to Casey T (#6) and Casey R (#18) for aces on 8/8/12.
8/9/12 Hickory Classic at 25 registered players. There are 65 slots left. Once registration hits 80, only online registration will be allowed.

8/3/12 Online registration for Hickory Classic now active
Wednesday dubs standings updated, ace pool up to $189
Ace race tomorrow for those who pre-registered
Work day on 8/11 to replace bridge on #15
Replaced Word forms with .pdf files for easier printing

7/13/12 Wednesday dubs standings updated.

7/10/12   I'm back. As you know, June was a tough month for me, but it's time to get caught up.

2012 Hickory Classic, September 1 and 2 : Time to sign-up to play, volunteer, and sponsor a hole. Dan has a supply of printed copies of the forms which are available at the Classic Page. On-line sign-up will be available soon at PDGA.com. First planning meeting Wednesday, July 11, after dubs (around 8 PM) at Hickory Tavern in Viewmont.

Congrats to Walt for winning Advanced at the High Country, and to others good finishes by UFO guys.

Ace Race is August 4. Contact Brent Petersen to get a spot, if not too late.

Wednesday update up and Walt and Tommy maintain healthy series lead. Ace by Walt on 5/30.

Welcome new member William Tierney and long time member Paul Bright.

Hildebran Community Park is now open. Nine holes of pitch and put action. Perfect for beginners with ace run fun for experienced players. Exit 119 on I-40, North to a right on Main St.

Check out the newest par 4 at Hilton Park, hole 4, position C, to the left of the road past the B position. Like holes 11 and 13, there are two baskets giving the player a choice of par 3 or par 4 placements. Length is 439 feet. For the C only the paved road is OB. Out of bounds is unchanged for positions A and B. Thanks to Freddy, Frank, Richard V and Dan for the installation.
Welcome new members Justin Black, Ed Wiliiams, and Nick Carlton.
The 2012 roster is 56 members strong.

For third week running #24 is aced in Wed dubs. Congrats to Alex B for latest hole in one. Walter and Tommy keep top two series spots.

New baby: Congrats to Alex on the birth of Paisley Brown,  7 pounds and 2 ounces on May 7
Terry L aced #24 on 5/9/12
Walter and Tommy shot a nice 42 on the Classic 18 layout (par 54) on 5/9/12 with a steller19 on the back 9 deucing every hole except #19. Of course they just added to their already sizable series leads.

HILDEBRAN: Work day on Friday May 18 to level tee pads. Be there at 9:30 AM with gloves. Grand opening is on Saturday, May 26.

5/3/12 ACES! Both Brandon R and Tyler P hit aces last night in Wed dubs, and they were partners. On the par 56 Blue 18 layout they shot 15 down and would have had a 19 on the back nine if not for a bogey on hole 23, their last hole.
Tommy and Walt increase their leads, but now Richard V and T-Pro are 3rd and 4th, respectively.
Check out the new steel UFO logo water bottles available as payout/purchase items, along with a resupply of UFO window decals. Brandon is making some smaller size decals for those wishing to make a less splashy display.

5/2/12 Big ups to Walter M as he tied for 2nd in a field of 76 Advanced Players at the CAC
John M (T4), Casey R (T19) and Tommy B (29) cashed in Intermediate and Richard S got 3rd in Rec.

Good showing by a UFO work crew helping Henry and Jeffrey install nine sleeves at the new Hildebran Community Park. Grnad Opening is set for May 26. This will be a short nine hole course good for those with smaller arms and a chance for everybody to hone one's short game.

4/28/12 MORE MOTOWN Link to Yahoo story
Tommy B keeps the WD lead, with Walter, Chris, and Brad close behind.
Club members are are working Monday to help install new 9 hole course in Hildebran. Keep checking for updates.

4/23/12 Updated membership page,  53 members now current
Bring your bag tag this Sunday for tag singles

4/22/12 Great job Brad running the Motown Showdown event.  A great time had by the players, the rain held off, and hundred$  raised for local charities.
Congrats to :
OPEN  Brad S  T3
ADVANCED Max 2nd, Walter 3rd, Jeremy T4,
                    Casey T and Zack B T11
ADV MASTER Jeff B T2, Frank 4th
ADV GM Freddy 1st (with an Ace on #7 Short)
ADV SGM Richard V 1st
WOMEN Kristine W 2nd

Tommy and Walter are now tied for the lead and have opened up a 6 point gap over the Wed Dubs series field.

4/15/12 Date set for One Disc Ace Race  Saturday Aug. 4
See forum entry for more information
Sunday schedule refined for alternating singles and doubles.
See calendar for weekly schedule. Rounds are 18 holes with varying layouts.

4/12/12 Great turnout of 32 at Wed Dubs last evening. New series leader is Walter M and ace pool carryover is $54.

4/11/12 Posted initial standings for Wednesday dubs. First two places at end of season get paid entries into Hickory Classic.

4/2/12 Good turnout Sunday for tag singles. Thanks to all who have bought 2012 tags. We are up to 49 current members.


Congrats to newlyweds Brad and Aimee

Updated member page with 2012 members

See Shawn to join and get 2012 tag

Congrats to Glen L, T31/70 Adv at the Clash


Congrats to Brad's ACE on #2 Sunday.

ADDED Calendar Page.


Good times at the Tavern last night. Here is some more info:

1. The following work  projects were discussed and agreed to initiate:

  a - Remove the fallen trees on Hole 7. Josh W took the lead on this.

  b - Remove the brush in the ditch on hole 15

  c - Install brick or stone drop zones on holes 2 and 3

  d - Level and possibly redirect tee pad on hole 10

  e - Build terraces around pin positions on Long 3 and 5 to address unfair roller and erosion issues. Jeremy W took the lead on this item.

If interested in leading a project contact Dan, Frank or Freddy.

Watch for work day announcements.

2. Wednesday Dubs will start on April 4, the first week the park will be open until 8 PM. Same format, $5 random draw, plastic payout, top two points earners get HC entry.

3. New discs are in from both Innova and Discraft. I'll have first run Mambas at Sunday dubs on 3/11.

4. We agreed the club will look into sponsoring a hole for the 2012 Worlds. Post your suggestion for which Charlotte course/hole to request.

5. Sunday will alternate between dubs and tag singles, 18 holes, mixing up the layouts. Odd dates (i.e. March 11) are singles, even dates doubles. Singles will have two divisions enforced with bagger ridicule, if neccesary.

6. A calendar for the website was requested. I'll work on it.

Congrats to Terry L for 1st place in Adv Granmasters at Statesville and Will R for 5th in Int.

3/1/12 Voting is complete and the proposal to make all asphalt OB won. See item to the right for further details.

Congrats to Glen for getting the #1 tag in the initial tag round. 2012 tags are available from Shawn.

2/15/12 Voting continues on new OB designations for Hilton Park. Contact Frank or Shawn by Feb 25 to vote. One vote per 2011 club member. See details in item on the right.
Initial Bagtag round of singles on Feb 26.

2/5/12   Thanks to Brent tor a great Ice Bowl. 43 players braved the cool drizzle to collect around $450 and over 200 cans of food for the House of Hope.

Congrats to Kenny D for getting an ace on long #12 in dub on 1/8/12.


The Ice Bowl Cometh
Around 40 signed up so far. Contact Brent Petersen to reserve a spot and tell him if you are bringing chili.

Election results
President - Frank Patterson
VP   _Andy Drace
Treasurer - Dan Mitchell
Sunday Dubs TD - Shawn O'Gara

Thanks to Glen for his tenure as President.

Congrats to Zack B (T 8th), Brian J (T18th) and Lynnie H (T 24th) in the field of 48 Advanced players at the Tupelo Bay Open.
Tyler P aced #6 in Sunday dubs.

Added corporate hole sponsor list to Hickory Classic Page

End of  Year UFO Party
Sunday November 13, 2011 in lieu of Hilton Doubles.
11 AM at Sawmills Veterans Memorial Park , temporary course  
Random Draw Doubles, pizza lunch, elections, year in review report
Address: 5473 Waterworks Road, Sawmills, NC 28630

Two upcoming events announced:
o   11/5/2011 Skins at the Glenn II
o    2/4/2012 Ice Bowl

Added satellite map of Hilton DGC

Lots of catching up to do.
The 14th Hickory Classic rapped up successfully, see results here.
Douglas Dean Edwards born 9/18/11
Aces for Dr Jeff and Brad S
Holes renumbered 1-24. I'm working on updating pages on PDGA and DGCR

Great end of the season for Wednesday Doubles last night.
Brad S and Frank finished one/two to earn paid spots into the Hickory Classic.
Glen won the throw-off for the Sport basket.
Richard V, Dan, and Nate L came in 1,2,3 for the CTP to distribute half the leftover Ace Pool. The other half will be prorated and pay down part of the entry fees for places 3 to 10. 

Since March, 87 people played 620 rounds. The club raised over $1000 to go to payouts and costs of the Hickory Classic.

Thanks to everyone who came out and played. See you next March!


Posted  course set-up by round on Hickory Classic page.

Latest season standings for Wed dubs show a tie for second with Brandon and Frank, with Freddy in fourth 13 points back. If twenty plus teams, show up again next Wednesday, any of the three could get the second pay-in spot.


Opened 24th hole at the park, current ly designated F8 (future 8). Holes will be renumbered 1-24 next week.

Classic field of 90 posted on PDGA.com.

44 at Wed dubs last night, another new record. Next week will be last event of the season. There will be the throw-off for the sport basket and another  for half of any remaining ace pool $,.The other half will go to reduced payments for series finishers 3rd,4th,etc. And pizza.


The 2011 Hickory Classic is full. If you want to go on the stand-by list in case someone drops out, email me and include your phone number.


   87 registered for Hickory Classic
   Online registration is closed
   3 spots left via paper registration

Fixed glitch on Wed dubs results table  in "Events" column. No problems with point totals, thus no changes there. 

79 registered in the Hickory Classic as of noon.Only five spots left in online registration.
Congrats to Henry, Brain, Lynnie and Zack for good finishes in the Oak Hollow Open.  Check it out on the Achievements page.

Excellent work on the new tee pad today. Big ups to Freddy, Richard V, Glen, Terry, Joey, Jeff C, Norm, and Andy D. We really liked the contour roller Jeff fabricated to put in just the right amount of non-skid surface texture.The new pad and bench were done in less than 3 hours. Look for first opportunity to play at 8/24 Wed dubs.
You have one more chance to contribute labor when we'll be working on some simple steps around the putting area Tuesday at 9 AM


Six new players contribute to a record 39 players at Wed dubs
Just two Wednesdays left this season

WORKDAY SATURDAY 8/20/11   9 am
Pouring tee pad on newest hole beyond tee for hole #9
Please don't park on access road between hole 6 and new pad as trucks will be bringing in water and cement

Great turnout of 29 last night for dubs. Only three more sessions left. Come and take your shot at winning plastic, Brad's CTP, and cookies. 

24 days until the Hickory Classic
Registration historically peaks 3 weeks out, so now is a good time to get your spot. It also is time to get your name or logo on a tee sign with a 2011-2012 sponsorship. See Dan for details.

Nineteen played the Ace race. Nate D wins with a a mighty total of 54 points. Dan second with 39, Glen third at 38, Walter 37, Freddy 36, Thomas W 32, and Casey T 29 points. Thanks BP for ordering the disc, Glen, Nate L, and Kenny for setting up the course and Jean for delivering lunch. Three  leftover player packs are up for sale. See Dan.

8:30 AM at Hilton

See Dan if you want to be one of 25  well attired volunteers for the Hickory Classic.

Congrats to Brad S and Aaron Y for cashing at Deep Creek Dreams.

Thanks to the tee pad crew forming and pouring #15: Glen, Richard V, Dan, Kenny, John M, Thomas, Richard T, Doug, Adam, and Bryan.

WORKDAY PREP Friday 6 Pm to build form around #15 tee pad for pouring saturday morning

ACES! Terry on #18 and Nolan on #19

* Thanks to those who came out last Saturday to clear brush from the course and raise the bridge on #10.
Workday, Sat 23, 8:00 AM
We are pouring the teepad on #15. Come out to add a permanent part of Hilton Park.
*Online Registration is now open for the Hickory Classic. LINK HERE
* Hole 10 has its second basket back. Once again you have the option of Par 3 A/B or Par 4 C.


The recent storms have left more downed trees, limbs, and general brush than even team can remember happening before. Even if you can't make it Saturday, spend some time at the park dragging brush off the fairways.


Brent extended registration to this week. Last chance to get a spot in the ace race. Call him or post on the UFO Forum.

Doug E hits a Ace on #11 in Wed dubs.  Nice shot, pitiful payday, thanks to RV.

Wed dubs standing really tightened up top 3 spots separated by 2 points.


Congrats to Richard V hitting an ace on #18 in Wed dubs!

Props to Larry and Brad S for shooting 16 down in 19 holes.

Welcome newest member Nate Dunmore

Bag Tag singles Sunday 6/26 at 11 AM. Only $2 to play with regular Sunday ace pool in effect.

Make sure to register for the Ace Race by July 3 (Brent is giving extra time to sign up)

It is time to gear up for the 2011 Hickory Classic. Initial planning meeting 6/29 after Wednesday Dubs at El Chapala in Viewmont.


Members have been competing around the region, getting married, hitting aces. Check updates on achievements page for details.

Welcome newest member Rodney Matthews

Thanks to the Nate L, Richard V, and Bryan for clean-up work last saturday. Also thanks to Glen, Richard T, Bryan, Chance, Drew and Dan for installing benches on 15 and 15.5.

THREE WIDE INTO THE TURN!After last night there is now a three-way tie for the season points lead of Wed Dubs


Brent is taking entries for 2011 Ace Race on Aug 6. Get him your $25 entry by July 1.

Welcome Brandon Rufty, newest member/tag owner

26 players at the innagural Sunday tag singles. New  top tag holders:
2. Brad S
3. Adam
4. Roc

Next Sunday tag singles 6/26/11
New tags are in.

Welcome Cody Helton, 54th paid member.

Congrats on two recent marriages:
Shawn O
Thomas W 
22 players at Wed dubs. New season points leader, Frank.

Back from vacation and ready to BLOG
• Updated Wed Dubs standings:   new leader- Larry H
• Updated Members List
     Welcome Aaron Young, Carter McNeil and Jeffrey Childres
• Date set for first Sunday Tag Singles, May 29. Only $2 to play if you have a tag, side pots encouraged. Glen and Kenny have ordered more tags (numbers 51 to 65)
If you do not have a tag, it is $20 for both tag and 2011 member dues.

21 Players Wednesday.
Thanks to Larry H for taking charge of FOUND DISCS box. 

Good job, team tee pad! Number 15.5 is poured and will be ready for play Wednesday. Thanks to Jeff B, Jeffrey C (Henry's Dad), Richards T, S and V, Glen, Nate L, Terry, and Dan. Look for a workday to pour #15 in about 2 weeks. Finally, thanks again to Ben Whitehead and the Coyote Kitchen for the donation that covers the cost of the materials.

Twenty-two players Wednesday. Brad  started the CTP contest for the Discatcher Sport. Freddy aced #5 for a nice payday.

On Tuesday, the Sawmills, NC town council approved the construction of an 18 hole disc golf course at Veterans Memorial Park. Look for the first 7 holes to open by July 1, 2011.

Added list of 2011 members.
Fifty strong and growing.

WORKDAY! Monday, April 25 (the day after Easter), President Glen is leading the paving crew as we will pour teepads on 15 and 15.5. Everyone who helps at least three hours gets an invite to Larry's wing party at Hooters.
Thanks to Richard T and Glen for securing a Mule to transport cement and water to the worksites.

Big Turnout Wednesday, 27 players!
Brad Smith is donating a basket to be given away at the end of the series. Dollar throw CTP each week to qualify for year end throw-off. More details to follow. Thanks Brad! 

Welcome Arabella Claire Lowman, born April 7, 8 lb 10 oz
and 21 inches. Congrats to Heather and Glen. And now it's time for Granpa duties for Kenny and Terry.

More Hickory Players who placed in G-town are now on Achievements page.



This site contains information about courses in the Greater Hickory Area and activities of the U.F.O  (Unifour Flying Objects) Disc Golf Club.  Click on park names to go to DGCR information.

  • Glenn C. Hilton Park in Hickory, NC. This 24 hole course is supported and maintained by the UFO club. Difficulty is roughly WHITE tee level.
  • Sawmills Veterans Memorial Park in Sawmills, NC. This 18 hole course is maintained by the Town of Sawmills with support from the UFO club. There are RED and BLUE tees. There is also a kid and beginner friendly 9 hole ORANGE Course.
  • Other courses in the area are Hudson Middle School (9 holes) and Redwood Park (9 holes), both Hudson, NC and Hildebran Community Park (9 holes) in Hildebran, NC.


      2017 SCHEDULE:
    GH =Glenn Hilton Park
    SM = Sawmills Veterans Memorial Park
    UFO = Club run events
    FDG = Foothills Disc Golf Points Series

    There are three weekly events(see calendar for schedule):

    Jan 14

    Initial Bag Tag Round GH

    Feb 4

    UFO Ice Bowl GH

    Mar 4

    Hampton Heights FDG 1

    Mar 25

    Raid at Silver Creek FDG 2


    UFO Club Doubles

    April 15

    Motown Showdown FDG 3

    April  22

    Bombing the Pines FDG 4

    May 6

    Siege of Fort Hamby FDG 5

    May 27

    Battle of the Glenn FDG 6

    June 17

    Charge up Richmond Hill FDG 7

    July 22

    Sawmills Sling FDG 8

    Aug 12

    Storming Stumpy FDG 9

    Sept 2,3

    Hickory Classic GH UFO

    Sept 23

    Rankin Rumble FDG 10

    Oct 14

    The Fall of Ashe FDG 11

    Nov 4

    Barrage of York FDG 12


    UFO Club Singles

    Dec 16

    FDG Championship FDG 13

    • Sunday Doubles/Singles at Hilton Park 11 AM (Singles first Sunday each month)
    • Saturday Doubles at Sawmills VMP at 9:30 AM
    • Seasonal Wednesday Doubles at 5:30 PM , start April 5, 2017.

    There are four, annual, club run events:

    • The Hickory Classic, a B tier PDGA sanctioned event held Labor Day weekend (Sept 2 and 3, 2017)
    • The Ice Bowl is held in Winter as a charity benefit (Feb 4, 2017)
    • Singles Club Championship for club members only in late Autumn
    • Doubles Club Championship for members only in Spring

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