Thursday, March 31, 2011

Inver Grove Heights / Disc golf course now pay-per-play - TwinCities.com

Inver Grove Heights / Disc golf course now pay-per-play - TwinCities.com: "North Valley Park's disc golf course is now a pay-per-play operation.

The Inver Grove Heights City Council this week gave the go-ahead for city staff to enter into an agreement with a vendor that will collect a fee from players at the park's 18-hole course. Admission is $5 a day or $30 for a season pass."

Hitting the disc golf circuit

Hitting the disc golf circuit: "Like so many others, Mike and Nathan Hamkens of Bismarck are waiting for spring to arrive. Not the calendar version, but the real version where it’s warm and dry enough to get outdoors and have fun."

YouTube - Discin at Acorn Park

YouTube - Discin at Acorn Park: ""

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Fairfield Daily Ledger > Top Sports > Chautauqua Park disc golf course up and running after renovation project

Fairfield Daily Ledger > Top Sports > Chautauqua Park disc golf course up and running after renovation project: "Even as temperatures hung in the 30s over the weekend, nearly every hole of the Chautauqua Park disc golf course was occupied."

USC Aiken gets new disc golf course

USC Aiken gets new disc golf course: "AIKEN, S.C.---University of South Carolina Aiken has a new disc golf course. The idea was a vision from a previous student government president at the university."

This week in disc golf March 28 - Minneapolis Disc Golf | Examiner.com

This week in disc golf March 28 -
Minneapolis Disc Golf | Examiner.com

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Kristin Leal, The Great Outdoors: Frisbee golf hot spots all around - MontereyHerald.com :

Kristin Leal, The Great Outdoors: Frisbee golf hot spots all around - MontereyHerald.com :: "The idea of tossing around a little Frisbee has changed ever since the late 1960's; when disc golf made its debut. Similar to golf, throwers travel through a course while hitting markers or making baskets. The one with the least amount of throws at the end wins."

RiverWalk 'Disc Golf' course planned; committee seeks input

RiverWalk 'Disc Golf' course planned; committee seeks input: "BELLE FOURCHE - Plans to install a professional-level disc golf course on the Belle Fourche RiverWalk bike and walking path are solid - assuming spring weather will leave the ground near the Center of the Nation Visitor Center dry enough to haul concrete to the U.S. Highway 85 bridge area."

Monday, March 28, 2011

Disc golfers thrive in Oroville competition despite wet, windy weather - Chico Enterprise Record

Disc golfers thrive in Oroville competition despite wet, windy weather - Chico Enterprise Record: "OROVILLE — Even a flooded park and a driving wind couldn't stop disc golfers from playing in the third annual Feather River Open at Riverbend Park this weekend."

Inver Grove Heights may implement fee for disc golf course - TwinCities.com

Inver Grove Heights may implement fee for disc golf course - TwinCities.com: "Flinging discs at North Valley Park in Inver Grove Heights soon could come at a cost.

The city council on Monday will consider entering into an agreement with a vendor that would collect a user fee for the park's disc golf course. The switch to pay-per-play — a rarity in disc golf — would give the city a yet-unknown amount of revenue for maintaining and making improvements to the course, city officials say."

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Throwing away tradition | The Madison County Record

Throwing away tradition | The Madison County Record: "With 62 total Professional Disc Golf Association professional division wins, nine overall state titles, and the 2009 World Championship, Wolfe has a made a name for himself in the professional world of disc golf."

Rock Springs Ridge Delves Into Disc Golf - Sports News Story - WFTV Orlando

Rock Springs Ridge Delves Into Disc Golf - Sports News Story - WFTV Orlando: "APOPKA, Fla. -- This April, Rock Springs Ridge Golf Club will be home to 36 holes of chain-clanking fun when two new 18-hole disc golf courses will open just in time for the spring season."

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

City of Tyler offers free disc golf clinic | KETK

City of Tyler offers free disc golf clinic | KETK: "Have you ever wanted to learn how to play disc golf but didn’t know how to go about it? Look no further! The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is presenting a Disc Golf Clinic as part of their At Your Leisure Series."

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Disc golf this week March 21 - Minneapolis Disc Golf | Examiner.com

Disc golf this week March 21
- Minneapolis Disc Golf | Examiner.com

YouTube - Disc Golf Live episode 40 pt 1: Presidents Cup, Tali Open, Vibram Open

YouTube - Disc Golf Live episode 40 pt 1: Presidents Cup, Tali Open, Vibram Open

Manchester waiting on funding for disc golf course - The Advocate of Hampstead: News

Manchester waiting on funding for disc golf course - The Advocate of Hampstead: News: "The plans in constructing Carroll County's very first disc golf course are underway, and the only obstacle hindering progress is officially obtaining the funds granted to the project."

USC Aiken to unveil new disc golf course | The Augusta Chronicle

USC Aiken to unveil new disc golf course | The Augusta Chronicle: "AIKEN - A new disc golf course established primarily for students on the grounds of University of South Carolina Aiken will be unveiled in a grand opening set for 5 p.m. March 29, according to a university news release."

Monday, March 21, 2011

YUCAIPA: Disc-golf tournament set to return | Family | InlandSoCal.com

YUCAIPA: Disc-golf tournament set to return | Family | InlandSoCal.com: "More than a hundred disc-golf players will converge at Yucaipa Regional Park March 26 and 27 for a tournament.
Disc golf is similar to golf, minus the golf balls and clubs. Players throw discs, which look like Frisbees, at baskets on a course"

YouTube - Climo, Feldberg, Jenkins & Arthur (Skins) Part One

YouTube - Climo, Feldberg, Jenkins & Arthur (Skins) Part One: ""

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Disc golf course temporarily closed | Stevens Point Journal | stevenspointjournal.com

Disc golf course temporarily closed | Stevens Point Journal | stevenspointjournal.com: "In order to protect the turf around the tees and greens, the city of Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has temporarily closed the Yulga Disc Golf Course. Because of the spring thaw, foot traffic this time of year is extremely damaging."

Riverbend disc golf course realigned - Oroville Mercury Register

Riverbend disc golf course realigned - Oroville Mercury Register: "OROVILLE — The Oroville Disc Golf Club has changed the route for the upper disc golf course in north Riverbend Park to keep it farther away from the soccer fields.

After the soccer fields were installed, the disc golf course and the soccer fields were sometimes too close to avoid a conflict between wayward soccer balls and high-flying discs."

YUCAIPA: Disc-golf tournament set to return | San Bernardino County | PE.com | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California

YUCAIPA: Disc-golf tournament set to return | San Bernardino County | PE.com | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California: "More than a hundred disc-golf players will converge at Yucaipa Regional Park March 26 and 27 for a tournament.

Disc golf is similar to golf, minus the golf balls and clubs. Players throw discs, which look like Frisbees, at baskets on a course."

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Disc golf fun, cheap and all over town - San Antonio Express-News

Disc golf fun, cheap and all over town - San Antonio Express-News: "Whoosh! Clang! That's the sound of a flying disc hurtling into a metal basket, and it's music to disc golfers' ears. The rules of disc golf are nearly identical to those of regular golf, but you throw discs instead of hitting balls and your goal is a basket on a pole instead of a hole in the ground."

Thomasville disc golf tourney - Live, Local, Late Breaking news, weather, and sports

Thomasville disc golf tourney - Live, Local, Late Breaking news, weather, and sports: "THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Thomasville is getting ready to host the Mac Attack Disc Golf Tournament.

The event will celebrate the opening of the new disc golf park in Thomasville and raise money for Hands on Thomas County."

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

This week in disc golf March 14 - Minneapolis Disc Golf | Examiner.com

This week in disc golf March 14

PDGA Tour Manager | Professional Disc Golf Association

PDGA Tour Manager
The Professional Disc Golf Association is pleased to announce the selection of Andrew F. Sweeton of Skillman, New Jersey as the new PDGA Tour Manager.

Understanding Disc Stability

Understanding Disc Stability: "What does 'stability' mean in terms of disc golf?

Essentially, stability refers to the angle of the disc relative to distance traveled as it slows throughout flight. Don't worry, this isn't a physics lesson. Let's look at some real-world examples. For the sake of simplicity, let's assume you are a right-handed player, and are using a backhand throwing style:"

2011 Minnesota Majestic? - Disc Golf Course Review

2011 Minnesota Majestic? - Disc Golf Course Review

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Nelson Star - Disc golf plan still on

Nelson Star - Disc golf plan still on: "Though they faced a recent setback at city council, one of the leaders of Nelson’s Disc Golf Society says his group is still hoping to build a course above the local cemetery."

Disc golf tourney accepts sign-ups | rgj.com | The Reno Gazette-Journal

Disc golf tourney accepts sign-ups
"The Reno Disc Golf Association is teaming up with the University of Nevada Reno women’s ultimate frisbee team for a two-man, blind (equipment-switch) scramble on Saturday, March 19, at the Ranch, the disc golf course in behind the Reno Sports Complex in Rancho San Rafael Park."

Friday, March 11, 2011

Disc Golf U - The Official Handicapping Service for Disc Golf

Disc Golf U - The Official Handicapping Service for Disc Golf

Disc golf history with Lavone Wolfe

Disc golf history with Lavone Wolfe
I found this video on youtube and wanted to share. I've been in Lavone's store in Huntsville, AL before to see some of the history on his wall, and he talks about lots of cool things in this video I didn't know about.

TalkShoe - Call - Disc Golf Talk Radio

TalkShoe - Call - Disc Golf Talk Radio

Thursday, March 10, 2011

James is in a spin - Queenstown News

James is in a spin - Queenstown News: "The Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday will pull in dedicated players from around New Zealand. "

Sunday, March 6, 2011

North Texas e-News

North Texas e-News
McKinney, TX (Feb. 28, 2011) - McKinney disc golfers now have an official organization to help promote the burgeoning sport in North Texas.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Jefferson Post - Ice Bowl Polar Plunge big success

Jefferson Post - Ice Bowl Polar Plunge big success
Although the temperatures were not very arctic-like, the Ice Bowl and Polar Plunge still served a great purpose here in Ashe County as a total of $3,100 was raised for Ashe County DSS “Chills for Meals.

Read more: Jefferson Post - Ice Bowl Polar Plunge big success

Scottsdale, Fountain Hills host top disc golfers

Scottsdale, Fountain Hills host top disc golfers
The world's top professional disc golfers are in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills this week for the 2011 Memorial Championship.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2011/03/03/20110303scottsdale-fountain-hills-host-top-disc-golfers.html#ixzz1Fef5IIm8

Editorial: Getting this sport off the ground | The Albert Lea Tribune

Editorial: Getting this sport off the ground
Editor’s note: We thought you would like to get to know some of our journalists. This week in the editorial space, the members of the Tribune newsroom write about their interests.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011