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Wisconsin Disc Association
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Imagine eight of the most hardcore disc sports promoters in your state getting together to have a meeting to discuss the future of disc sports statewide for the following year. They probably get together at someone's home, perhaps play a round of disc golf on a private backyard course, and then spend about nine hours discussing the state's success and faults in the previous year while trying to determine the best strategy to promote disc sports the following year and beyond. More

2011 Memorial
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Welcome competitors, spectators, sponsors, staff, and friends to the 2011 Memorial Championship presented by Discraft! Planning is well underway for what we hope will be another great event in the tradition you've come to expect from the Arizona Disc Golf community, and we look forward to welcoming all of you to our beautiful state. More

President's Cup DG Movie
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The 2010 Presidents Cup helped elevate disc golf to levels only previously ever imagined. The latest in a growing list of disc golf documentaries has just been released and is now available using an Internet Video On Demand distribution platform. More



2 minutes!!
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PDGA Headquarters has issued a Mandatory Evacuation of the 2010 membership card from your possession. This Mandatory Evacuation includes the following areas: WORLDWIDE. On Dec. 31, your 2010 membership will expire. More

Outtakes around the Lakes - Toss 'em a disc for Christmas
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In the Portage Lakes, Ohio, there lives a man who eats, sleeps, dreams, talks and plays disc golf. He never stops. The subject rests along the banks by the rivers of his cranium for instant retrievals anytime...24 hours a day, seven days a week, every week of the month and all 12 months of the year. It's perpetual. More

Flying discs are fun
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Have you ever gone to a park and wondered what are those baskets with metal chains? They are part of one of the country's fastest growing sport - disc golf. Disc golf is golf with a Frisbee. Each player has several different sized discs. The object of the game is to throw the disc and get it the basket in as few throws as you can. More

Disc golf course addition is near completion
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The 18-hole disc golf course at Indian Foothills Park in Missouri has recently doubled in size. It's now a functioning 36-hole course and members of the Indian Foothills Flyers Club have produced most of the work. "They've really stepped up," said Jeff Stubblefield, Director of Parks and Recreation. Though work still continues on the pads, the course is functioning and ready for use. More



Hitting the frisbee links in Prospect Park, Ga.
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For most golfers, bad weather usually means a cancelled tee time. But in the case of the Prospect Park disc golfers, a loose collective of a dozen or so enthusiasts who have turned the park into an ad hoc Augusta, Ga., the opposite is true. More

No golf clubs, no problem
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In the mid-1980s, Jeff Wiechowski ran into some people playing a form of golf in a Michigan park. Their "ball" was a Frisbee. Intrigued, the native of the Detroit suburbs asked them about it. And by 1988, he was hooked. Twenty-two years later, the 42-year-old Clifton Park, N.Y., man has kept the hobby going, only now in upstate New York. More

Students working on promoting disc golf
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Environmental engineering graduate student Mark "Denny" Ritner doesn't spend his Friday afternoons sitting in rush hour traffic or in class. When 4:15 p.m. rolls around, he and a group of fellow students are at the University of Central Florida Arboretum playing disc golf. Similar to traditional golf, disc golf's objective is to make it in a hole in the fewest strokes possible. The difference is the hole is an elevated metal basket - known as a Pole Hole - and players throw a flying disc instead of using a ball and clubs. More
 



 
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