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Jenkins and Feldberg win KCWO
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It was a beautiful day for disc golf here in Kansas City! The cloud cover kept the temperature down and there was practically no wind. The Kansas City Wide Open featured Swope Park's Gold Layout for the last round of the event, and it was here that we concluded the first half of the PDGA National Tour Elite Series presented by Vibram Disc Golf. More

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2012 Tim Selinske US Masters Disc Golf Championship: Aug. 31-Sept. 2
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Registration is now open for the 2012 Tim Selinske U.S. Masters Disc Golf Championship. The record breaking number of tournaments this season caused our online signup to be delayed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Registration is now open and can be found on the U.S. Master's website: www.pdgausmasters.com.

Disc golf is hot, hot, hot
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"It's like a hike, but you're throwing a disc as you go." There's not a much simpler explanation of the popular sport of disc golf than that given by Damon Neth, owner of Austin, Texas' Disc Nation equipment supplier and a longtime enthusiast. There's a bit more to the game, of course, but disc golf's allure comes from the simplicity of tossing a Frisbee-like flying disc around a modeled and usually wooded course and into a wire basket, which is analogous to the hole in ball golf. More



2012 United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship
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Our sport's top ranked amateurs from all regions of the U.S. and abroad gather this weekend (June 8-10) at the Kensington Toboggan Championship course in Milford, MI for the PDGA United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship, presented by Discraft. The competition runs June 8-10. The event website is www.usadgc.com and scoring updates will be available at www.pdga.com.

Disc golf course opens in Osage, Iowa
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A new enhancement has come to the Osage, Iowa. recreational landscape, serving as a worthy boredom breaker this summer. A new nine-hole disc golf course is now open at Davidson Park, adjacent to the skate park south of the Osage High School on South Seventh Street. More



Disc golf thrives at Kansas City, Mo., parks
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It may be the most beautiful first hole in golf. The location: Water Works Park in Kansas City, Mo. One minor detail: this was the opinion of many disc golfers who competed recently in the 30th Annual Kansas City Wide Open, a national tournament. Disc golf is based on golf but involves throwing discs instead of hitting small balls, with the "holes" consisting of metal baskets with linked chains that will snare a well-thrown disc. More

To play better disc golf...be a sponge!
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Jack Trageser writes, "I'm speaking to all disc golfers here, but primarily to those of you who really love to play, maybe even 2-3 times a week, but still feel like you could get way better. The Am2 players who want to move up to Am 1, the Am1 players who want to start challenging the pros, and the rec players eager to see your scores go down." More


                                   
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Spreading the disc golf word isn't always easy
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Sometimes, it's not the most simple of tasks to get an area interested in disc golf. For more than two years, a few people - spearheaded by one person - have been trying to get a disc golf course at a local park. Though originally accepted with open arms, it's recently battled red tape and silly "roadblocks" in the quest to get the course in the ground. More

World champ disc golfers to compete at High Plains Challenge X
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The CDSA and the Mile High Disc Golf Club announce the High Plains Challenge X disc golf tournament, June 9-10 at the Optimist and Pessimist courses in Fort Morgan, Colo. This year's event will bring players from 13 different states including 2010 World Champion Eric McCabe, 2008 World Champion Dave Feldberg, 2009 World Champion Phil Arthur and 2011 World Champion Paige Pierce. Some of the best touring professionals in disc golf are also coming, including Cale Leiviska, Nikko Locastro, Paul Ulibarri and Catrina Allen. Colorado's own top professionals will also be competing including 2010 and 2011 State Champion Joe Rovere, Erie's Mitch Sonderfan, Pat Blazek from Aurora and 2003 World Champion Peggy Berry from LaPorte. More


 
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