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DGA Headline News – Tuesday, August 13, 2013

DGA Headline News – Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Weeks Headline News

A weekly roundup of disc golf news from around the web!
— Tuesday, August 13, 2013 —

Oxbow it is … – Valley Courier

08/13/2013

Oxbow it is …Valley Courier The area currently includes the disc golf course and in the future will encompass trails and cross-country areas developed in conjunction with Adams State. After opening up the park naming process to the public the city recreation advisory board …


NH’s Mount Sunapee Offers Warm-Weather Adventures – New Hampshire Magazine

08/13/2013

NH’s Mount Sunapee Offers Warm-Weather Adventures New Hampshire Magazine… Segway excursions (on wooded trails and open slopes) 18-hole championship disc golf course (winds through the woods down the mountainside) an 18-hole miniature golf course (you can play under the lights) and chairlift rides to the top of South Peak.


Josh’s Adventures: The Tiger Woods of frisbee golf – Idaho State Journal

08/13/2013

Josh’s Adventures: The Tiger Woods of frisbee golf Idaho State Journal Before my dad bought me an elite set of disc golf discs complete with a driver mid-range and a putter I didn’t know there were professional disc golfers out there. Before my dad came down to Pocatello for the weekend I didn’t know there were three …Versatile Holeman finally gets chance to do it all Kearney Huball 943 news articles


Holts Summit approves street overlays – Fulton Sun

08/13/2013

Holts Summit approves street overlays Fulton Sun The board had been asked a few weeks ago to allow a group of disc golf enthusiasts to allow them to provide labor to construct a disc golf course in the park. “Much of the large park is now undeveloped timber. This would enhance the usage of the park ” …


Happening Week of August 14 – courierjournal

08/13/2013

THE ATHENS STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION announces Midnight Madness a day/night disc golf tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society on August 17. Registration begins at 4:30pm and a players meeting is at 5:20pm. The day round begins at …


DC Ranked One of the Best Cities for Recreational Activities – In The Capital

08/13/2013

DC ranked one of the best cities for Recreational Activities in the capital at any rate Minneapolis absolutely trounced D.C. with its massive indoor ice skating rink six skate parks seven golf courses and a disc golf course. Just to rub dirt into the wounds Minneapolis also has a huge network of bike and skiing trails …


Paul Mc Beth: the best disc golfer in the world – nwitimes.com

08/11/2013

Paul Mc Beth: the best disc golfer in the world. White was on hand for the 2013 Professional Disc Golf Association World Championships which were held at Lemon Lake in 2010 and returned again in 2013. White captured first place in the the masters women division with a six under par for the week. Disc Golf tournament slated for Leicester Aug. 22-25Worcester Telegramall 2 news articles


Disc golf tournament garners $1K for wounded veterans – Little Elm Journal

08/11/2013

Disc golf tournament garners $1K for wounded veterans Little Elm Journal Chris Beattie/Staff Photo – Collin County Association of Realtors President Mal Smith right and the Feagin family middle accept a $1 000 check from Roberta Clark left on behalf of the Texas Sentinel Foundation on Friday at Alex Clark Memorial …


Disc golf popularity growing with women – Santa Maria Times

08/11/2013

Disc golf popularity growing with women Santa Maria Times When Autumn Long arrived at Beattie Park last year for her first round of disc golf the Lompoc native had no idea what was in store. “I knew nothing ” she said. “I had never heard of disc golf — didn’t even know it existed.” It didn’t take long for …


Disc golf game raises money for Corning parks – Elmira Star-Gazette

08/11/2013

Disc golf game raises money for Corning parks Elmira Star-Gazette Daniel Ragland left director for the Twenty Percenters Disc Golf Club presents a check to Crystal City Parks Foundation representative Tom Blumer center alongside Kurtis Bayer divisional winner and his son Dylan. / PHOTO PROVIDED …


Disc Golf: Whistler’s Bend among top courses in nation – NRToday.com

08/11/2013

Children dip their toes in the river and splash each other with the cold water. A small red disc zooms through the air, and rattles the chains of the metal basket on the top of the hill …


Staying on course – hngnews.com

08/10/2013

When Ron James entered the advanced senior grandmasters division at the Professional Disc Golfers Association (PGDA) Amateur Disc Golf World Championships he knew he wanted to leave the tournament with at least 10th place. He’d done well enough …


Disc golf taking off in Monadnock Region – The Keene Sentinel

08/10/2013

Disc golf taking off in Monadnock Region The Keene Sentinel Above Rob Breckenridge winds up for a drive off the tee on the seventh hole at the new Otter Brook Disc Golf Park at Otter Brook Rec Area off Route 9. Breckinridge has done much of the work on the course. At right Derek De Coste one of the club’s …


Shrewsbury’s Ron Robertson Takes Grandmaster Division In Disc Golf – Webster Kirkwood Times

08/09/2013

Shrewsbury’s Ron Robertson Takes Grandmaster Division In Disc Golf Webster Kirkwood Times The 50-year-old recently won the 2013 Advanced Grandmaster division (ages 50-60) of the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) World Championship in Emporia Kan. The amateur won the major by four shots over 82 competitors. He entered the final …


PARK OF THE MONTH: Garry E. Cavan – Newsandtribune

08/09/2013

PARK OF THE MONTH: Garry E. Cavan Newsandtribune FLOYD COUNTY — Floyd County’s second largest park touts a disc golf course that has been hailed as one of the top tracks in the nation by professionals. With 53.5 acres Garry E. Cavan Park trails only Sam Peden Community Park as the largest …


Leadership holds hole picking party for new disc golf park – Waxahachie Daily Light

08/09/2013

Leadership holds hole picking party for new disc golf park Waxahachie Daily Light Leadership Waxahachie hosted a disc golf hole picking party for businesses who have chosen to sponsor the new disc golf course at Brown- Singleton Park in Waxahachie. The sponsors were invited out to the course for a tour and to choose the hole they …


Game of throws – Wyoming Tribune

08/09/2013

Game of throws Wyoming Tribune Where: Cheyenne’s disc golf courses include Dry Creek Park in the northeast corner of town off of U.S. Highway 30 Mylar Park in the northwestern section of town off of Dell Range Boulevard and Romero Park in the southwest by South Parsley Boulevard.


Check out video photos of Detroit’s new disc golf course on Belle Isle – MLive.com

08/09/2013

Check out video photos of Detroit’s new disc golf course on Belle Isle MLive.com DETROIT — Better late than never. It’s finally here. Disc golf is no longer a sport residents must leave the city limits to enjoy; there’s a full course free to the public on Detroit’s majestic Belle Isle. On the first Sunday the course is open 30 …


Active Outdoors: Golf on the fly – Concord Monitor

08/09/2013

Active Outdoors: Golf on the fly Concord Monitor Disc golf comes complete with tees fairways roughs and holes. But instead of using clubs and a ball it’s played with flying discs (most people call them “Frisbees ” but that’s a registered trademark) . If you’ve ever tossed a flying disc in your …


Disc golf brings tournament to Henry County – Henrycountytimes

08/08/2013

Henrycountytimes Disc golf brings tournament to Henry County Henrycountytimes… and if you look hard enough there is something for everyone. There’s the ubiquitous soccer and all of the standards like football baseball tennis basketball and even hockey but there are even more unique yet growing opportunities such as …


First ever Ace Race held at Reiger-Olson Disc Golf Course – Chisago County Press

08/08/2013

First ever Ace Race held at Reiger-Olson Disc Golf Course Chisago County Press The goal for participants in the August 4 disc golf tournament at Reiger-Olson grounds in Stacy was to get a hole-in-one. The “Discraft Ace Race” sent several teams (pictured) out onto the disc golf course hoping to win a set of discs and carrying case.


Disc golfing sites considered for Carson City – Nevada Appeal

08/08/2013

Disc golfing sites considered for Carson City Nevada Appeal Skot Meyer Reno Disc Golf Association president with a sweeping gesture points out topographical and other features at one of Carson City’s prospective sites for the sport during a bus tour meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission. « 1 of …


Disc golf course draws players – Columbia Missourian

08/08/2013

Columbia Missourian Disc golf course draws players Columbia Missourian Byrne has been playing disc golf for 3 years.— Andrew Byrne makes his second shot on a par 3 hole Wednesday at Albert-Oakland Park. Byrne has been playing disc golf for 3 years. Like what you see here?


Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie Sponsors Waxahachie Disc Golf Course – Waxahachie Daily Light

08/08/2013

Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie Sponsors Waxahachie Disc Golf Course Waxahachie Daily Light Jay Fox (left) from Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie recently presented Leadership Waxahachie members Faye Collins and Paul Hernandez with a $1 000 check for a hole sponsorship for the future Waxahachie Disc Golf Course. The course will provide …


Worlds best disc golfers wingin’ it in Northwest Indiana – nwitimes.com

08/07/2013

Worlds best disc golfers wingin’ it in Northwest Indiananwitimes.com”I had a pretty good round ” said the 25-year-old Clearwater Fla. resident of the six-under 59 score he carded during Tuesday morning’s opening round at the Professional Disc Golf Association World Championships at Lemon Lake County Park. “It was on …Sponsored Post: Disc Golf! The newest sports craze at Darien Lakes State Park!The Batavian Public Invited to PDGA Player’s Party Portage Lifeall 4 news articles


Cibolo hosts inaugural disc golf tournament – San Antonio Express

08/07/2013

Cibolo hosts inaugural disc golf tournament San Antonio Express Players from around the area will compete Saturday in Cibolo’s first-ever disc golf tournament at the city’s new course. Tee-time for the Schlather Park Disc Golf Tournament starts at 8 a.m. The park is at 174 Wiedner Road between Wiedner Road and FM …


Regina group hoping to build disc golf course in Douglas Park – 650 CKOM News Talk Radio

08/06/2013

Regina group hoping to build disc golf course in Douglas Park650 CKOM News Talk Radio It may not have caught on yet but a new group is hoping to bring disc golf a game that has proven popular all over the world to Regina. Three years ago David Brenneman and a group of like-minded people formed the Regina Disc Golf Association and …


Disc golfers take over Feeney Park for inaugural Ace Race – Calaveras Enterprise

08/06/2013

Disc golfers take over Feeney Park for inaugural Ace Race Calaveras Enterprise Jock Piel was the winner of nine new discs and a carrying case with one ace and two discs hitting metal. The event received huge support from the disc golf community and organizers of the event Justin Cringle and Gabe Bridges are hopeful for another …


Disc golf tourney to take place Aug. 17 – Great Bend Tribune

08/06/2013

Disc golf tourney to take place Aug. 17Great Bend Tribune The inaugural Windy Hill Disc Golf Tournament is set for Saturday Aug. 17 at Barton Community College as a fundraiser to benefit Relay for Life of Barton County. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and tee-off is at 9 a.m. for the 18-hole tourney…


Cumberland adds disc golf at Twin Brook rec area – The Forecaster

08/06/2013

Cumberland adds disc golf at Twin Brook rec area The Forecaster The Twin Brook Recreation Area last month opened a disc golf course near the Tuttle Road entrance. In regular golf the object is to get through the course in the fewest number of strokes; in disc golf plastic Frisbee-like discs are tossed at above …


BBQ disc golf tournament Aug 23 to help local firefighting family – Blue Ribbon News

08/06/2013

Blue Ribbon News BBQ disc golf tournament Aug 23 to help local firefighting family Blue Ribbon News August 6 2013 – A Benefit BBQ and Disc Golf Tournament will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday August 23 at Harry Myers Park in Rockwall to help offset medical expenses for Sara and Matt Dennehy of Kaufman. Sara is the 28-year-old wife of De Soto …


Disc golf course opens in Bay Village’s Cahoon Park – Plain Dealer

08/03/2013

Disc golf course opens in Bay Village’s Cahoon Park Plain Dealer Organizers recently completed and opened a disc golf course in Bay Village about four months after first proposing it. The nine-hole course is in Cahoon Memorial Park and opened in early July. It runs along both sides of Cahoon Creek and offers …


Bixler Lake Park to host disc golf tourney – KPCnews.com

08/03/2013

Bixler Lake Park to host disc golf tourney KPCnews.com Bixler Lake Park to host disc golf tourney 0 comments. KENDALLVILLE — The Kendallville Disc Golf Association will have a disc golf tournament at the Bixler Lake Park disc golf course on Saturday Aug. 17. The format is two-person teams best disc counts.and more


Two local events should keep the discs flying – Battle Creek Enquirer

08/02/2013

Two local events should keep the discs flying Battle Creek Enquirer The Ace Race is played differently than a normal disc golf tournament: Rather than throwing drives approaches and putts with a variety of discs players throw just one shot from a tee pad that is located fairly close to the basket. The only way a …


STAYING THE COURSE: Father constructing disc golf course to honor memory … – Morning Star

08/02/2013

STAYING THE COURSE: Father constructing disc golf course to honor memory …Morning Star Courtesy Photo A shot of what will be hole number-one 262-yards straight up the middle of Carter’s Course at the Springfield Township Recreation Area just outside of Fife Lake. Eric Lucyk is constructing the disc golf course to honor the memory of …


Public Invited to Free Disc Golf Expo – La Porte County Life.com

08/02/2013

Public Invited to Free Disc Golf Expo La Porte County Life.com In conjunction with the upcoming Professional Disc Golf Association Pro World Championships the public is invited to attend a free disc golf expo on Tuesday Aug. 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. During the Fly Mart …


Park Board approves tree planting fund – Waxahachie Daily Light

08/02/2013

Park Board approves tree planting fund Waxahachie Daily Light The disc golf course was a community project of Leadership Waxahachie and donations were collected from local businesses to fund the construction of the park. Follow Andrew on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Andrew Branca WDL or on Twitter at …

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