Big Turnout at Prado!

Brent Higham and Steven Gerald, the main drivers behind the new-ish Riverside Chain Bangers Disc Golf Club put on a very fun 3rd Annual Prado Ice Bowl on Saturday in Chino.

Prado winner TD Suzette

Co-TD Steven Gerald, Lady’s Champ Suzette Simons and Men’s Open/Adv winner Jacob Newey – (photo credit: Jacob Newey)

Mother Nature cooperated, keeping the rain away, temperatures in the comfortable range and letting the sun poke through the clouds every now and then.  The keg of Coors Light helped the mood as well, and may have helped loosen up some purse strings as the mulligans were a-flyin’!  In the end Jacob Newey must have wanted that cool rustic basket trophy the most, or maybe he just really didn’t want to miss that putt on hole #2.  No matter the reason, he played solid disc golf, carding a neat 20-under par on a mulligan-inspired morning at Prado.

Jacob’s 40 on the 20-hole Ice Bowl layout was go


To the winner goes the art! – (photo credit: Jacob Newey)

od enough to edge out Golden Sombrero veteran A.J. Risley (42), Nick Wright (44) and Chris “Fossil” Clements (46) in the Open/Advanced division.  Suzette Simons fired a 3-under 57 to win the Women’s Open division and hold on to 3rd place after three events in the Golden Sombrero Series.  La Mirada’s Kevin Ascheri took a 1-stroke win in the Intermediate/ Recreational division with an 1-under 49, just ahead of Kevin Shaw (50), Dan Ross (51), Rick Poynter (52) and Jeff Barber (53).  Heather Davion’s 65 was the top score in the Women’s Intermediate division and  Shalon Holiman took the Juniors division with an 87.

Once all of the cards were turned in everyone’s attention turned to the ring of fire contest, which featured several sets of ties that caused the competition to carry on and on and on….and on.  As best as can be remembered, Eric Stanley and Aubrey Daniels were among the winners.  If future TDs want all of the ring of fire winners to be remembered, they will need to not have a free keg of beer on hand.  One of the big winners in the prize raffle was Richard Garcia, who will be receiving a new Innova Discatcher Traveler basket courtesy of our friends at Disc Golf United.

Full results below:

3rd Annual Parado Ice Bowl Results – Saturday, Jan. 9th, 2016
Place Name Score Div
1 Jacob Newey 40 Open/Adv
2 A.J. Risley 42 Open/Adv
3 Nick Wright 44 Open/Adv
4 Chris “Fossill” Clements 45 Open/Adv
T5 Anthony Paolino 46 Open/Adv
Mario Figueso 46 Open/Adv
T7 Eric Stanley 48 Open/Adv
Joaquin Eniso 48 Open/Adv
T9 Aubrey Daniels 49 Open/Adv
Steve Gerald 49 Open/Adv
11 Chance Stevens 50 Open/Adv
12 Allen Risley 52 Open/Adv
T13 Manuel Nettles 53 Open/Adv
Steve”Bama” Civitak 53 Open/Adv
15 Alvin Osborne 54 Open/Adv
T16 Andrew Rivera 56 Open/Adv
Dennis Ohara 56 Open/Adv
Tyler Capen 56 Open/Adv
Victor Balta 56 Open/Adv
20 Joel Enciso 57 Open/Adv
T21 Ken Haggard 58 Open/Adv
Kerry Miller 58 Open/Adv
23 Brent Cogwell 60 Open/Adv
24 Joe McGlinchy 61 Open/Adv
25 Jorge Enciso 62 Open/Adv
Place Name Score Div
1 Kevin Ascheri 49 Int/Rec
2 Kevin Shaw 50 Int/Rec
3 Dan Ross 51 Int/Rec
4 Rick Poynter 52 Int/Rec
5 Jeff Barber 53 Int/Rec
6 Alex Casillas 56 Int/Rec
T7 Dwayne Allen 57 Int/Rec
Josh Davion 57 Int/Rec
Will Marion 57 Int/Rec
T10 Brent Highman 59 Int/Rec
Joshua Van Willigan 59 Int/Rec
12 Andy Davidge 60 Int/Rec
T13 Chad Holiman 61 Int/Rec
Robert Rosales 61 Int/Rec
15 Eric Steele 63 Int/Rec
T16 Dave Shaw 65 Int/Rec
Dino Bortoli 65 Int/Rec
18 Jake Bansheau 66 Int/Rec
T19 Alex Lowe 68 Int/Rec
Rick Garcia 68 Int/Rec
21 George Loepke 69 Int/Rec
22 Clifford Stettler 70 Int/Rec
23 Sam Guadran 71 Int/Rec
24 John Rosales 73 Int/Rec
25 Richard Ascheri DNF Int/Rec
Place Name Score Div
1 Suzette Simons 57 Women’s Open
Place Name Score Div
1 Heather Davion 65 Women’s Int
2 Maddy Mettler 77 Women’s Int
3 Melisa Hernandez 88 Women’s Int
Place Name Score Div
1 Shalon Holiman 87 Junior

Standings After Two Events


With two events completed (Redlands and Colina Park), here are the top ten points leaders in the Golden Sombrero Series.  Tomorrow’s event at Prado may shake up the standings a bit…

Suzette Captures the Redlands Ice Bowl!

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Bill Maury-Holmes congratulates winner Suzette Simons

Another beautiful day in sunny SoCal, the same kind that convinces folks from the Midwest that what they see on the Rose Bowl broadcast must be the dream. Go west young people! Clear blue skies and ample winter sun prevailed even if we thin-blooded locals thought it on the brisk side. But, hey, no wimps, no whiners…

To ring in the SoCal disc golf New Year 43 good souls partook of the 9th Annual Redlands Ice Bowl at Ford Park, flinging plastic and raising money for Redlands Family Service Association. As always it was a birdie hunt with lots of good-natured ribbing spurring players to re-putt “for the children.” Never has tin-cupping been for such a good cause.

She called it boldly in the week prior and Suzette Simons followed through with the necessary skill to win.   This again kept the coveted Redlands Ice Bowl trophy in the Inland Empire and also led to Suzette claiming her bag of oranges. Maintaining the established standard, Suzette was able to run seventeen birdies and get the ace to boot. -18s abounded as seven folks accomplished that but couldn’t match Suzette.

In the “Metal o Nada” round Greg “Cheeky” Arimura hit metal twice and took the game-within-a game.

Most significantly, we will be gratefully presenting Redlands Family Service Association with $705 for their important work. Thanks go to the City of Redlands, the Redlands Morning Kiwanis Club, Disc Golf Values, Disc Golf United and Innova Champion Disc Golf for their constant and generous support. See you Saturday the 7th of January in 2017!

Bill, Samuel and Joel Maury-Holmes, Co-Tournament Directors

Results and Stats:

     Name              Score  Points
1.   Suzette Simons     -19     42
T2.  Arfan Dean         -18     35
     Joaquin Enciso     -18     35
     Jacob Newey        -18     35
     Allen Risley       -18     35
     A.J. Risley        -18     35
     Jeremiah Sander    -18     35
     Mark Verrochi      -18     35
T9.  Eric Ducharme      -17     33
     Danny Zwolenski    -17     33
T11. Joey Loepke        -16     30
     Cory Marsteller    -16     30
     Darren Mercer      -16     30
T14. Adam Aviles        -15     28
     Lance Warren       -15     28
T16. Thomas Hamblin     -14     24
     Ted Manthey        -14     24
     Chad Nichter       -14     24
     Andrew Rivera      -14     24
T20. Eric Audet         -13     22
     Steven Gerrald     -13     22
T22. Greg Arimura       -12     20
     George Loepke      -12     20
T24. James Bennett      -11     16
     Chris Horn         -11     16
     Anthony Suarez     -11     16
     Travis Tarbino     -11     16
28.  Jerry Rodriguez    -10     15
29.  Brian S.            -9     14
30.  Kevin Shaw          -8     13
31.  Joel Maury-Holmes   -7     12
T32. Brent Higham        -6     10
     Rick Walters        -6     10
T34. Jorge Enciso        -5      8
     Robert Shepherd     -5      8
T36. John Anderson       -4      5
     Greg Hanlon         -4      5
     Daniel Raya         -4      5
39.  Giovanni Aparicio   -3      4
40.  Christian Anderson   E      3
41.  Madison Mettler      6      2
42.  Kevin Beath (righty) 7      1
43.  Izaya Horn-Trevino  33      0

“Metal o Nada” Results:

  1. Greg Arimura 2 points (two hits)


  • Joaquin Enciso (Hole #6, 176’)
  • Suzette Simons (Hole #6, 176’)
  • Andrew Rivera (Hole #3, 110’)
  • Jerry Rodriguez (Hole #9, 221’)

High Temperature: Average of 54 degrees. As we started it was 40 degrees but it quickly warmed up and reached a high of 65 degrees as we concluded.

Precipitation: As is most common for us, absolutely none whatsoever.

Resources donated to Redlands Family Service Association: $705

9th Annual Redlands Ice Bowl field

9th Annual Redlands Ice Bowl field