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DGA Headline News – Tuesday, October 29, 2013

DGA Headline News – Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Bidwell park board will continue to talk about solutions to Caper Acres – Enterprise-Record

08/27/2013

Commissioner Mary Brentwood said there has been precedent of working with volunteers who develop a clear plan of how to help in the example of the disc golf players who eventually formed a nonprofit organization and are responsible for the maintenance …


Disc golf is flying high in Greater Portland – Press Herald

08/26/2013

Disc golf is flying high in Greater Portland Press Herald Peter Robinson watches his bid for a birdie sail just past the ninth hole Friday at the disc golf course the town of Cumberland created at its Twin Brook Park. Installing the course cost the town about $2,500 said Peter Bingham the town’s recreation …


Local disc golf is flying high – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

08/25/2013

The 29th annual Three Rivers Open disc golf tournament was held Aug. 16-18 at Swinney Park. This was the first year the event spanned an entire weekend. Friday featured a professional clinic and a doubles tournament. Tournament director Brian Miller …


Cotter mayor breaks tie for disc golf in park – Baxter Bulletin

08/24/2013

COTTER — At Cotter City Council’s Thursday meeting Mayor Peggy Hammack took hold of one tied vote and broke it in favor of allowing a disc golf course to be set up in Big Spring Park. She said she voted to allow it to take place on the condition …


Kelso’s new disc golf course gets finishing touches – Longview Daily News

08/23/2013

Thursday the Thorstenson family which owns Interstate Pest Control Inc. finished installing most of the equipment it’s donating for the disc golf nine-hole course at Tam O’Shanter Park along the base of the Coweeman River dike. The family entered …New Great Falls disc golf course secures funding Great Falls Tribuneall 2 news articles


Mayor votes to break tie for disc golf in Cotter park – Baxter Bulletin

08/23/2013

COTTER — At Cotter City Council’s Thursday meeting Mayor Peggy Hammack took hold of one tied-vote and broke it in favor of allowing a disc golf course to be set up in Big Spring Park. Then later in the meeting the mayor let a second …


Video: Disc golf taking off in Regina – Metro News Canada

08/22/2013

The goal of disc golf may be a hole-in-one but players have a much different way to get to the green. Spun off from traditional golf players use three kinds of Frisbee-like discs — a driver a mid-range and a putter — to reach the above-ground …


Photo: Disc-golf sibling rivalry – Columbus Dispatch

08/22/2013

Photo: Disc-golf sibling rivalry Columbus Dispatch Darren Dicke waits for brother Dana not shown to take a shot on the disc golf course on Ohio State’s West Campus. Darren 36 of Columbus and Dana 32 of Delaware said they always have been competitive and try to square off regularly. This match …


Powder Mill disc golf course open – Upper Peninsula Second Wave

08/21/2013

The course was designed with both beginning and veteran disc golf enthusiasts in mind and offers up two sets of tee pads to increase or decrease the level of difficulty. Additionally players will have a variety of terrain to play through including …


Volunteers are sought for disc golf construction – Argus Press

08/21/2013

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Disc Golf Committee in conjunction with Owosso’s Parks and Rec Commission announced the Rosevear Park 18-hole disc golf course is in the final phases of fundraising and help is needed for its construction. Sunday is set for …


Man stops in Walla Walla on 50-50 disc golf quest – Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

08/21/2013

Larry Kirk of Atwater Calif. prepares to launch a disc golf disc after digging it out of the foliage at the Fort Walla Walla Park disc golf course. Kirk an Air National Guard reservist is making a 50-day 50-state journey to play in the U.S. Disc …


Disc golf is just a walk in the park – Regina Leader-Post

08/21/2013

Is disc golf similar to regular golf? Disc golf is scored similar to golf but that’s where the similarities end. Specially designed discs and a basket mounted to a pole set in the ground replace the ball clubs and hole. Anyone who can throw a common …


Athens State hosts benefit disc golf tournament – WAFF

08/20/2013

Thirty-two disc golfers played eighteen holes before dark and eighteen after dark. Players used LED lights and glow sticks to light their disks and baskets. Each player’s entry fee of $30 payed for a CRF Champion Glo Disc LEDs and batteries hiking …


Disc Golf Course opens – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

08/20/2013

AHOSKIE – The Ahoskie Recreation Department has opened its first new full 18-hole Disc Golf Course with several armature pads for beginners at The Ahoskie Creek Recreational Complex. Hole 1 starts behind Baseball Field Number #1 running parallel to …


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