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DGA Headline News – Tuesday, August 20, 2013

DGA Headline News – Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Weeks Headline News A weekly roundup of disc golf news from around the web! — Tuesday, August 20, 2013 —

Open space, skate parks, disc golf courses added to Lafayette’s wish list – Journal and Courier

08/20/2013

If some residents have their way skate parks, open spaces, disc golf courses and a restored Loeb Stadium will be part of Lafayette’s landscape five years from now. The suggestions came during a public meeting about updating the parks master plan on …


City eyes Rita Valentine Park as potential site of new police station – Steamboat Pilot & Today

08/20/2013

City eyes Rita Valentine Park as potential site of new police station in …Steamboat Pilot & Today A conceptual design for the park in 2009 included long-range plans for a road through the property along with a turf field a second parking lot a disc golf course a picnic area a skate park and a climbing wall. Those plans were scaled back after …


Utopia Fest: Hill Country music fest selling briskly – Austin Chronicle

08/19/2013

Utopia Fest: Hill Country music fest selling briskly Austin Chronicle They also host unique festival activities like disc golf and yoga. Of course it’s ultimately about the music. Performing at this year’s installment are dance punk party starters !!! funk jammers Galactic and Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween) who …


Disc golf event a big hit for city – Lethbridge Herald

08/19/2013

Lethbridge Herald Disc golf event a big hit for city Lethbridge Herald Carmyn Scott lines up her second shot on the par four 10th hole during action at the 18th annual Alberta Open disc golf tournament at Nicholas Sheran Park Sunday morning. Nick Kuhl. Lethbridge Herald. nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com. Carmyn Scott didn’t …


Ideas sought for Franc land – Danbury News Times

08/19/2013

Ideas sought for Franc land Danbury News Times… 72 acre parcel of land located on the right hand corner of the intersection of Plumtrees Road and Old Hawleyville Road in the direction of Newtown. A Community Garden Disc Golf and trails are among the potential uses being considered. Printable …


EGSC Disc Golf course selected to be collegiate championship qualifier – Forest Blade

08/19/2013

EGSC Disc Golf course selected to be collegiate championship qualifier Forest Blade East Georgia State College’s Disc Golf Course named Piney Woods has been selected to be a 2013 National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship Qualifier. Being a select event means EGSC officials will award two first round seed qualifications to the …


Disc golf course will be good for Tarboro – Rocky Mount Telegram

08/19/2013

Disc golf course will be good for Tarboro Rocky Mount Telegram The Tarboro Town Council voted last week to move forward with building a disc golf course pending necessary funding. We see plenty of benefits to building a course. Disc golf which is similar to traditional golf in many ways is a great form of …


Disc Golf’s Popularity Exploding For Better & For Worse – CBS Local

08/19/2013

Disc Golf’s Popularity Exploding For Better & For Worse CBS Local Whether it was baseball players wearing gloves facemasks in football wooden tennis rackets or dimpled golf balls the only thing that stays the same about sports is that they’re always changing. That’s what’s going right now in disc golf. When …Disc golfers duke it out Albert Lea Tribune Local disc golfer 3-time world champ Huntington Herald Dispatchall 3 news articles


Naperville Park District lays out plans for 2014 – Chicago Tribune

08/19/2013

Chicago Tribune Naperville Park District lays out plans for 2014. The park district also plans to expand a disc golf course at the park and install a nature-themed playground. Also proposed for next year is a retention basin shoreline restoration at Rock Ridge Park which pleased nearby resident Deborah Novak. She …


Thanks for help with Puttin’ 4 Paws disc golf tournament – Juneau Empire (subscription)

08/18/2013

Thanks for help with Puttin’ 4 Paws disc golf tournament Juneau Empire (subscription) I would like to thank the players and sponsors that participated in this year’s ninth annual Puttin’ 4 Paws Charity Disc Golf Tournament. We raised more than $1 000 for the Gastineau Humane Society. We had a great turnout great weather and a great time.


Duck Life: These are the five best parks in Eugene – Oregon Daily Emerald

08/18/2013

Duck Life: These are the five best parks in Eugene Oregon Daily Emerald When it comes to parks Eugene offers some beautiful venues for picnics hiking and disc golf. The following five parks seldom disappoint. Skinner’s Butte is located on the north edge of Eugene. It is a giant hill facing the entire city with beautiful …


Disc golf takes flight in Brevard – Florida Today

08/18/2013

Disc golf takes flight in Brevard Florida Today Disc golf world champion Justin Lammers 16 makes ‘putting’ look easy as he practices at Wickham Park in Melbourne. His grandfather Craig Lammers of Melbourne (in cap behind him) started teaching him the game when he was 8 years old.


Hundreds Gather For Annual Disc Golf Tournament – 10TV

08/17/2013

Hundreds Gather For Annual Disc Golf Tournament10TVDisc golf players wrapped up a marathon session of ultimate Frisbee and Frisbee golf in honor of two people who helped make the games successful in central Ohio. Nearly 300 participants gathered at Fred Beekman Park for the 15th annual Andy24 Charity …


First Frisbee Vending Machine Invented in Omaha – KPTM-TV

08/17/2013

First Frisbee Vending Machine Invented in Omaha KPTM-TVWhen it comes to merchandise the discs cost between $8 and $19. They vary in size and weight like a golf club would. The two say knowing where to go to build a collection can be difficult. “This course here in Omaha gets a lot of players coming through …


Disc golf tourney tees off this fall – Quad City Times

08/17/2013

Disc golf tourney tees off this fall Quad City Times The Disc Golf Ace Race will be held in Middle Park meeting at the lagoon shelter. Tee-off begins at 10 a.m. although players are encouraged to arrive 30-45 minutes beforehand to check in and receive their player packs. Player packs include two …


Disc golf competition heats up in Tupelo – WTVA

08/17/2013

Disc golf competition heats up in Tupelo WTVADisc golf competition heats up in Tupelo. Reported by: Susan Parker.


Area Scene – Rapid City Journal

08/17/2013

Area Scene Rapid City Journal The next regional disc golf event is the South Dakota State Disc Golf Championships in Spearfish on Sept 27-29 on the recently expanded 27-hole disc golf course on the rim of Spearfish Canyon…


4th Annual Tri-County Disc Golf Challenge: Pagosa Springs CO – The Watch

08/17/2013

4th Annual Tri-County Disc Golf Challenge: Pagosa Springs, CO. Play Disc Golf for a Great Cause! PDGA C-Tier Tournament benefiting the Southwest Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross presented by A&L Coors Wildcat Canyon Liquors & The Frisbeetarian. 2 Rounds-18 holes at Reservoir Hill Disc Golf Course …


Father-Son Duo Competing for Disc Golf Honors – KVEW

08/16/2013

Father-Son Duo Competing for Disc Golf Honors KVEWA local father and son are going head-to-head in a disc golf tournament in Yakima tomorrow. Marty Cook and his Son Brian Cook will be competing in the second annual Yak Town Throw Down one of several disc golf tournaments held throughout the state.


Disc golfers converge on city – Lethbridge Herald

08/16/2013

Disc golfers converge on city Lethbridge Herald The 18th annual Alberta Open disc golf tournament is set to take place at Nicholas Sheran Park Saturday and Sunday. It is a Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned event with professional divisions for men and women but will also be open …


Disc golf vending machine opens today at Omaha park – Omaha World-Herald

08/16/2013

Disc golf vending machine opens today at Omaha park Omaha World-Herald Omaha’s first Tee Boxx a vending machine that will allow disc golf players to purchase discs onsite will launch at 2 p.m. Friday at Seymour Smith Park 68th and Harrison Streets. It will be located between the park’s first hole and the parking lot …


Disc golf tourney – The Rolla Daily News

08/16/2013

Disc golf tourney The Rolla Daily News Rolla Disc Golf event set for Saturday at Lions Club Park. The Rolla Daily News – Rolla MO …


Disc golf taking off in Monadnock Region – The Keene Sentinel

08/16/2013

Disc golf taking off in Monadnock Region The Keene Sentinel Disc golf is soaring in the Monadnock Region. Once played only by a handful of die-hards on only a handful of obscure courses the game which combines throwing a Frisbee with the elements of golf now includes a national association major tournaments …


Franklin disc golf course still taking shape – Milford Daily News

08/15/2013

Franklin disc golf course still taking shape. Disc golfers don’t expect their courses to be as groomed as TPC Boston but they do need easy-to-walk paths and clearly defined tees. The Recreation Department recognizes this and needs volunteers to help complete its 18-hole course at Dacey Field.


Disc golf clinic and tournament planned in Streator – My Web Times.com

08/15/2013

Disc golf clinic and tournament planned in Streator “A couple of years ago the (Streator Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition) donated the disc golf course out in Marilla Park ” said Biros executive director at the Streator Family YMCA. “We wanted to find a way to get it utilized more.” That entails …


Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Disc Golf Ace Race – Quad-Cities Online

08/15/2013

Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Disc Golf Ace Race Quad-Cities Online Bettendorf Parks and Recreation Disc Golf Ace Race. City of Bettendorf Organization: Bettendorf Parks & Recreation


Doncaster man calls for banning of disc golf at Ruffey Lake Park after dog hit … – Herald Sun

08/14/2013

Doncaster man calls for banning of disc golf at Ruffey Lake Park after dog hit …Herald Sun A DONCASTER man has called for the banning of disc golf in a park’s off-lead area after his dog was hit by a “missile”. John Alway said his seven-year-old staffordshire terrier Ruby was hit in the chest by a disc while he was walking her at Ruffey Lake …


Disc golf course proposed in Elkford – The Free Press

08/14/2013

Disc golf course proposed in Elkford The Free Press Kevin King presented council on July 22 with a proposal to design and install an 18-hole disc golf course on District land on the west side of Alpine Way between Dorita Crescent and David Crescent. King told council the project would cost about $20 000 …


Disc golf course proposed at Wallace Park – Miami County Republic

08/14/2013

Disc golf course proposed at Wallace Park Miami County Republic Disc golf is played using flying discs which are thrown at targets that represent the 18 holes of a golf course. Instead of trying to get a golf ball into a hole the goal of disc golf is to see how many throws it takes to get the flying disc to hit …


Disc golf course proposal lives on – Tarboro Daily Southerner

08/14/2013

Disc golf course proposal lives on Tarboro Daily Southerner TARBORO — Despite the suggestion by Parks and Recreation Director Cheryl Gay that more time was needed to study a proposed disc golf course Ward 7 representative and Mayor Pro Tem Taro Knight said “Let’s not plan this thing to death” just before …


Disc Golf Tournament at Justin Trails September 14th – 16th for more info call … – La Crosse Tribune

08/14/2013

Disc Golf Tournament at Justin Trails September 14th – 16th for more info call …La Crosse Tribune Big Brother Course was constructed in 2007 and concrete tee pads installed in 2008. An opening 1025 foot shot starts you out in our right hand valley. This course will test the mettle of the toughest players. The course is three + miles long and takes …


Anthony Barela Earns World Disk Golf Title – Az Journal.com

08/14/2013

Anthony Barela Earns World Disk Golf Title. Anthony Barela took first place in his age category in the Professional Disc Golf Association’s Amateur and Junior Disk World Championship held July 7-13 in Emporia Kan. “It was kind of unreal it didn’t feel like it was really happening ” said 13 …


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 …


Aug. 31 Ace Race to support local disc golf league’s efforts – The Lake Country Echo

08/13/2013

Aug. 31 Ace Race to support local disc golf league’s efforts The Lake Country Echo A nationwide disc golf event will be in the Brainerd lakes area when a Discraft Ace Race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday Aug. 31 at Brainerd’s Lum Park. The event will feature 36 holes of disc golf. However it’s not a typical “frolf” tournament …


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