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2008 Southern National Pro Championship [event results]

Tournament Director: John Kittrell (johnk [at] (251) 599-2267
Date(s): 08/30/2008 - 08/31/2008     Location: Burns Park - North Little Rock, AR
On the Web:

2008 Southern National Pro Championship

A list of invited players will also be posted here and on the PDGA website.

Invited players will have until July 13 to register.

July 14 - August 10 the field will open to anyone with Pro Southern National points.
August 11 - August 29 any player with SN points, am or pro may register.

On-line registration with Marshall Street. Use the above link to get to online registration. If you register through Marshall Street there is a $4 processing fee, so the total is $84.

This tournament is a PDGA C-Tier charity event with the charity being the Arkansas Childrens Hospital Burn Unit (part of the PDGA endowment program)and a USDGC Qualifier.

John Kittrell is the Tournament Director.

Pro Open - $80
Pro Women - $80
Pro Master - $80
Pro Grandmaster - $80

I'll also be offering
Pro Woman Master - $80
Pro Senior Grandmaster - $80
If there is enough interest and I have 3 to make a division.

The field will be capped at 144 and split into two pools.
Pool A will consist of all Pro Open Players.
Pool B will be all other Pro Divisions.

The tournament will be contested during four rounds over two days on the Red and Blue course at Burns Park.

Host Hotel:
The Host Hotel will be the Hampton Inn in North Little Rock.

Features: Hotel was just remodeled. Complimentary Continental Hot Breakfast, all rooms include wireless internet access, coffee maker, blow dryer, free HBO, in-room movies and games.

Rate: The Hotel address is 500 West 29th St, North Little Rock, AR 72114. Phone number is (501) 771-2090. There are 30 rooms reserved, 20 doubles and 10 kings. The rate is $76 plus tax. (normal rates are $99 and $119 for doubles and kings.) Rooms will be held until August 26th. When making a reservation let them know you are coming in for the SNPC, (the room block is under Kittrell or SNPC) and ask for Phyliss at ext 501. (Any problems after that ask for Shena Maxwell or Tammy Morgan they are managers at the hotel)

Directions to Host Hotel: From east (I-40) exit 153A, left at the light, right on Pershing, right on Orange to 29th Street. From west (I-40) exit 153A, right on Pershing, right on Orange to 29th street.

Invitations to be sent June 18-22
Invited players have until July 14 to register before field opens to all players with Southern National points on a first-come, first-served basis. (You don't have to wait for the invitation to register for the 144 invited)

August 1st is the final day to make reservations at the guaranteed rate at the Hampton Inn.

August 24 is the final day to register on-line with Marshall Street Disc Golf or by mail to John Kittrell at 1505 Rebel Dr., Jacksonville, AR 72076 (make checks payable to Southern National Disc Golf).

August 29 - Final Registration/Check In/Pick up Players Packages; noon - 8 p.m. at Burns park

August 29 - 4-5pm Bring your Partner Doubles at Burns Park


August 30 - 9:15 a.m. Players meeting (Burns Park, disc golf pavilion)

August 30 - 10 a.m. Pool A Blue Tees at Burns park; Pool B Red Tees at Burns Park

August 30 - Lunch served at Burns Park following the first round.

August 30 - afternoon round Pool A Red Tees at Burns Park; Pool B Blue Tees at Burns park

August 30 - 5-7 p.m.; Skills contest at Burns park, Putting contest

August 30 - 7-10 p.m.; Player's Party at My Friends Place

August 31 - 9 a.m.; Pool A Pool A Red Tees at Burns Park; Pool B Blue Tees at Burns park

August 31 - Lunch after Round 1 served at Burns Park

August 31 - afternoon round; Pool A Blue Tees at Burns park; Pool B Red Tees at Burns Park

August 31 - Final Six Holes (Continuation) for Top Four Pro Open Players plus ties at Burns Park (Start time approximately 4:30 p.m.)

August 31 - 6:00 - Tournament Awards Ceremony, North Little Rock Community Center (adjacent to the host hotel)

Directions to Burns Park: I-40; Exit 150 north 0.5 mile to Burns Park. Take 1st left past Tourist Info Center (Funland Dr.). Speed limit strictly enforced. Across street from Funland.

John Kittrell
SNPC2007 Tournament Director
1505 Rebel Dr
Jacksonville, AR 72076