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2010 PDGA Elections
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As summer draws near, it's time to prepare for the annual PDGA elections, and to send out the call for candidates. This year the elections will take place from July 1 to July 31, with the elected candidates assuming office as of September 1, 2010. The 2010 PDGA Election will be held online, with members casting their ballots at www.vote-now.com. In 2008 and 2009, the elections saw record levels of participation in terms of the percent of current members voting. More



Disc golf offers all the fun, frustration of standard game
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With a brisk breeze at his back, John Ricker stands at the tee box analyzing how to best attack the hole. Ricker sees nothing but perfectly manicured green grass at Mountain Crest Park located in Las Vegas. Standing between him and the hole 400 feet away, he is stoic in concentration. The other three competitors in his group are equally silent so as not to disrupt. More

Disc golf catching on
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Dave Bopp warmed up by taking a few practice shots as he waited for the rest of his golf group to show up. He worked with his putter, taking shots from different angles and different distances. It was an unseasonably warm afternoon, with the sun beaming down. The slightest physical effort would cause beads of sweat to form on anyone's forehead and yet the weather was so nice for the afternoon you had to take advantage of it. More

Disc golf tournaments to be held here
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The Jasper County Recreation Department located in Georgia invites everyone to attend two disc golf tournaments that will be held June 12 and 13 at the recreation department, across the street from the ball fields. The plan is to pull players from Macon, Milledgeville, and the Atlanta Area. Disc golf is a new sport that has taken surrounding areas and made a golf like course that uses metal baskets and a disc "Frisbee" to score points, by throwing instead of using a club. More

Keep up to date with the British Disc Golf Association
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The BDGA stattos have been playing with the Hotlist Data and can now announce the player dashboard. Click the thumbnail to go see any BDGA player's 2010 Tour performance. You can see all their rounds and how each round related to their rating at the time of the event. More

Outside roundup: County to host 2011 World Disc Golf Championships
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The Professional Disc Golf Association has selected Santa Cruz to host the 2011 Pro World Disc Golf Championships. This will be the first time since 1982 that they have been held in California. World Disc Sports in San Jose is producing the event, which will be held among the DeLaveaga, Ryan Ranch, Pinto Lake and CSU-Monterey Bay Oaks courses. Santa Cruz has four local competitors currently in the top 10 of PDGA rankings. Valerie Jenkins is atop the women's standings, and Carrie Berlogar is following in fifth place. More

Play disc golf - it's in the air!
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It's easy to complain about exercising. We moan about it being too hard or too boring. I'll do it tomorrow becomes a staple comment. What if you found an exercise that wasn't hard, and certainly wasn't boring? What if the time spent doing this exercise was disguised as fun, and doing it every day became your mantra? Well, it's as easy as disc golf. Disc golf is an enjoyable way to get a workout, combining strengthening and aerobic exercise to focus on both the mental and the physical. More



Disc golfers flying high
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The golfer steps up to the tee. Evaluates distance, line, the breeze. Focused on the fairway, he assumes position. His friends stop their easy banter, falling still and silent. Similar scenes play out thousands of times every week at golf courses the world over. But there are no clubs and balls here. The golfers at Lake Lowndes State Park located in Columbus, Miss., are trying to beat par with plastic and rubber discs. More

Disc golf on the rebound in Fairfax, County, Va.
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Fairfax County is once again becoming a destination for disc golf, a sport that peaked in popularity 25 years ago but is gaining momentum with a new generation of players. "Disc golf is played like ball golf but by using a flying Frisbee-like disc in place of a ball, and your arms in place of a club," said Charlie Regle, manager of Burke Lake Park in Burke. More

A golf course with no holes
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Escondido's only disc golf course is open in the northern part of Kit Carson Park. The 18-hole Escondido Rotary Club Disc Golf Course has been logging more than 60 players a day since it opened in April, said Ryan Meyer, a representative of the San Diego Aces Disc Golf Club, which built the course with $17,000 in donations and sponsorships. More

2010 British Open Disc Golf Championship
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2010 will see the return of the British Open Disc Golf Championship to one of the world's most beautiful courses. TD Charlie Mead and the Green family are proud to be presenting a PDGA A-Tier event and USDGC 2010 Qualifier. More
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