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Disc golf gets its closeup
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The 27th hole at DeLaveaga is called "the Top of The World" for a reason. The last hole of the course known as "the Pebble Beach of disc golf" is one of the most famous in the sport, a spot close to holy for disc golfers and famous for its sweeping panorama of the Monterey Bay in California. "So we were sitting at the Top of The World, and we didn't want to throw off there because it's a long throw, and we," Brad Wirtz laughs, "weren't very good." More

New World Champions
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Congratulations to our newly crowned Amateur World Champions...continue reading for the full list of winners. More

Am Worlds-Finals
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The 2011 Amateur and Junior World Championships ended on July 30 with an exciting come-from-behind victory by Kenny Glassman to capture his first Advanced Mens World title. An uncharacteristically bad hole by then-leader Dan Hastings on hole one opened the door for Glassman who eventually took the overall lead for good on hole 8. This made for an exciting finish for the huge gallery that had been following the four finalists around the picturesque nine-hole layout at Monroe Community College. Hot-shooting Cameron Colglazier finished strong and ended up tying Hastings for second place. More

Eric McCabe: Champion at disc golf's Santa Maria Open
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Some of disc golf's hottest players contended in the fifth annual Santa Maria Open in Santa Maria, Calif., on July 31. Eric McCabe and Will Schusterick, who are ranked 11th and 12th, respectively, in disc golf's world rankings, finished the tournament in first and second place. More

NCDGC qualifiers
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It's almost as if this was scripted. On the heels of the PDGA Amateur World Championships, where National Collegiate Alum Kenny Glassman won the Advanced Champion title, the NCDGU is announcing the qualifier events that will lead up to the 2012 National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships. Glassman earned 2nd Team All-American honors at the 2010 NCDGC competing for Western Illinois University. The National Collegiate Championship is quickly becoming a jumping off point for budding the future stars of disc golf. More

Congratulations Debbie Scott, winner of the 2011 US women's giveaway
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On July 31, DiscGolf4Women read through the numerous nominations and could not help but acknowledge the strong support for this North Carolina golfer. DiscGolf4Women received over 20 emails from Debbie Scott's friends and family describing Scott's passion for disc golf. Scott's determination has helped teach children the sport, encouraged more women to play, and has made disc golf an activity for the whole Scott family. More

Tulsa, Okla., disc golfers brave heat to help others
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Dozens of disc golfers braved triple-digit temperatures to turn out for a tournament in River Parks on July 31. Organizer Joel Woody told KRMG that the tournament has grown over the last several years, and they really wanted to do something to give back to the Tulsa, Okla., community. They chose the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma as their designated charity, and asked participants and attendees to donate canned food. More

Disc golf gaining popularity
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More Chambersburg, Pa., residents are putting on their walking shoes to head out among the trees of area parks to whip colorful discs into the air with the goal of landing it in a metal basket. The sport - disc golf - is far from new, but has seen a spike in local popularity over the past few years. More
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