2011 Victorian Disc Golf Open

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Australian Disc Golf, in conjunction with Geelong Disc Golf and the Melbourne Disc Golf Club are proud to announce the 2011 Victorian Disc Golf Open to be held in Drysdale and Geelong, VIC.

Geelong to hosts the
2011 Victorian Disc Golf Open

Drysdale & Geelong, VIC, Australia, April 9th & 10th 2011

This will be the second time in the tournaments 4 year history that Drysdale Reserve hosts the event. Competitors will return to conquer the course which is the official birthplace of the Victorian Disc Golf Open, located, 1 hours drive, south of Melbourne.

This event will take place over the weekend of the 9th & 10th April 2011. Disc Golfers traveling from all over Australia and abroad will join us to compete in what promises to be one of the most memorable Australian Disc Golf events of the year. This is the 3rd event on the annual ADG National Tour schedule for 2011.

With the Australian Disc Golf tour growing rapidly by the year, and now gaining international popularity, we look forward to setting new standards of event professionalism and a disc golf experience that will not be forgotten.

Regardless of age, skill or experience everyone is invited to participate. Players will be put in divisions according to your skill & experience level. Awards and Trophies will be presented to winning participants in each division.

Event registration will be available through the www.vicopen.com website shortly. Please stay tuned for updates.

Event Schedule

Victorian Doubles Championships

Friday 8th April – Barwon Valley Park, Belmont

11:30am Signup/Check-in
12:00pm Round Start – 18 Holes
2:00pm Awards Ceremony

2011 Victorian DIsc Golf Open

Below is a tentative schedule for Saturday and Sunday
Updates will be posted on the website as they become available.

DAY 1 – Saturday 9th April – Drysdale Recreation Reserve

8:30am Signup/Check-in
9:00am Players Meeting
9:30am Round 1 – 18 Holes
11:30am Lunch
12:30pm Group Shuffle
12:45pm Round 2 – 18 holes
3:00pm Day 1 Wrap-Up
7:00pm Players Dinner (Location TBA)

DAY 2 – Sunday 10th April – Drysdale Recreation Reserve

9:00am Players Meeting
9:15am Round 3 – 18 Holes
11:15am Lunch
12:00pm Group Shuffle
12:15pm Round 4 – 9 holes
1:15pm Final Shuffle
1:30pm Men’s Open – 9 Hole Final
2:30pm Awards Ceremony*
*Please Note: Times may vary. Allow for delays in this schedule.

Players Pack

Every one that enters for both days play will receive…

  • 650ml 2011 Victorian Open Beer
  • 2011 Victorian Open T-Shirt
  • Bottle Opener
  • Caddy Book
  • ADG Event Insurance
  • Lunch Supplied Both Days
  • Plus much more!

Player Entry Costs

Both Days

  • Men’s Open – $80
  • Other Divisions – $40

Single Day*

  • $30
*Players pack not included but is available for purchase. Lunch is provided for single day players.

Prizes

  • Prizes for winners in each division
  • Daily prizes (CTP & Longest Drive)

Accommodation

There are many accommodation options for players planning to stay in Geelong for the duration of the Tournament.
Consult your favourite travel website OR see our Location Maps on this website for recommendations.

Please Note – All accommodation recommendations are based in central Geelong. Travelling to Drysdale will take approx. 15mins by car.

Interstate Flights

JetStar has a terminal at “Avalon” which is much closer to Geelong City than Melbourne International Airport at Tullamarine. This will cut off up to 40-50 minutes travel time. Please check the JetStar website for flight details. www.jetstar.com/au

However, from some regions of Australia and abroad, you may not be able to book flights direct to Avalon.
If this is the case, the guide below also lists transport options available from Tullamarine.

Transportation

Taxi

From Avalon

Taxi’s from Avalon Airport to Geelong City will take around 20 minutes and cost approximately $35.The taxi rank is located just outside the Arrivals Terminal.

From Tullamarine

Taxi’s from Tullamarine are not advised!

OR

Shuttle Busses

From Avalon

Avalon Airport Shuttle meets all arriving and departing flights from Avalon Airport on a 7 day per week basis. To book, call (03) 52 788 788. Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4:45pm. Visit www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au for more info.

From Tullamarine

Gull Bus
A Geelong operated airport shuttle service running between Geelong City & Tullamarine Airport. Adult fares cost $30 one way or $55 return.
Visit www.gull.com.au for a complete list of fare prices and shuttle times.

OR

Rental Cars

Avalon & Tullumarine Airports both provide all of the major car hire companies upon your arrival.
Pre-book your vehicle with the details listed below.

Avis — 136 333 or www.avis.com.au
Budget — 132 727 or www.budget.com.au
Europcar — 131 390 or www.europcar.com.au
Hertz — 1300 132 607 or www.hertz.com.au
Thrifty — 1300 367 227 or www.thrifty.com.au

Maps

Use our Tournament Google Maps facility to check out where things are for this event.

Event Enquiries

Please contact Tournament Directors for further inquiries for about the event.

Andrew Ferguson

Event Co-Ordinator, GDGC

Geelong Disc Golf Inc.

Jarrath Sweetten

President, GDGC

Geelong Disc Golf Inc.

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