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2006 Southern National Am Championship [event results]

Tournament Director: Chris LaSonde (chris [at] (251) 343-2241
Date(s): 09/02/2006 - 09/03/2006     Location: Municipal (Langan) Park / USA / Chickasaw Park / Chicasabouge Park - Mobile, Al

Invitations will be going out for the 2006 Southern National Am Championships next week (June 12 - 16). A list will also be posted here. Invited players will have until July 15 to register. At that point the field will open to anyone with Southern National points.

On-line registration will be handled by Marshall Street Disc Golf as part of their most generous sponsorship of this event. Details will be listed in the invitation. A list of registered players will also be posted here.

Joe Sherrod is the Tournament Director. Steve Elster is the Asst. Tournament Director.

Advanced - $50
Am Men/Advanced Master - $45
Am Women - $40
Juniors - $30
(No Novice Division is offered at this tournament)

The field will be capped at 160 and split into two pools.

Pool A will consist of all Am Men.
Pool B will be all other Divisions.
(Some adjustments to the pools may be necessary based on registration)

The tournament will be contested on four courses in two days.

The four courses with tee assignments:

Chicksabogue DGC- All Divisions play regular tees.

Chickasaw DGC - All divisions play regular tees. (Course layout will be finalized by August 15)

University of South Alabama DGC - All Divisions play regular tees with the following exceptions; up tees for Am Women/Juniors on Holes 6, 7, 8, 11, 12 & 16.

Municipal/Langan DGC - Advanced Division will play Blue tees to a variety of regular and alt. baskets. Am Masters/Ams will play white tees to the same baskets. Am Women/Juniors will play red tees to the same baskets. The final layout will be posted as soon as I have received word from the city engineers about final plans for the expansion of the tennis center.


Invitations sent June 12-16

Invited players have until July 15 to register before field opens to all players with Southern National points on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 1 is the final day to make reservations at the guaranteed rate at the Best Westsern Ashbury Hotel & Suites, which is the host hotel (details on rate/room combinations will be included with the invitations.

August 25 is the final day to register on-line with Marshall Street Disc Golf or by mail (address included in invitations).

Sept. 1 - Final Registration/Check In/Pick up Players Packages; noon - 9 p.m. at the Host Hotel

Sept. 1 - Bring your Partner Doubles at Municipal (sneak peak at the layout you will play)


Sept. 2 - 9 a.m. Players meeting Municipal DGC

Sept 2 - 10 a.m. Pool A tees at Municipal DGC (Joe Sherrod - On-Course TD); Pool B at USA DGC (Steve Elstner - On-Course TD)

Sept 2 - Lunch served at Municipal DGC following the first round.

Sept 2 - pm round Pool A at USA; Pool B at Municipal

Sept 2, 5-7 p.m.; Skills contest all divisions at Municipal Park (Southside)

Sept 2, 7 -10 p.m.; Player's Party/Flymart/Forum/Putting Contest at Dogwood Ballroom, Host Hotel

Sept 3, 9 a.m.; Pool A tees at Chickasaw DGC (Steve Elstner On Course Director); Pool B tees at Chicksabogue (Joe Sherrod On Course Director)

Sept 3 - Lunch after Round 1 served at Chicksabogue

Sept 3 - pm round; Pool B tees at Chickasaw DGC; Pool B tees at Chicksabogue.

Sept 3 - Final Six Holes (Continuation) for Top Four Pro Championship Open Players at Municipal Park (Start time approximately 4:30 p.m.

Sept 3 - 6:30 - Tournament Awards Ceremony, Dogwood Ballroom, Host Hotel.