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Winners: Am World Doubles
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Great weather, a full field, wonderful hosts, and two spectacular courses made for an amazing weekend of disc golf. A great time was had by all. Thank you to the Houcks, their staff and volunteers and to all the great players that made this another great world championship event. More




USDGC qualifying update
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USDGC Open Flight qualifying isn't just for the young guns. Pro grandmaster Jim Oates proved that when he lit up the courses with multiple 1050-rated rounds during the Memorial Championship (Feb. 29 – March 3) in Scottsdale, Ariz., and became the first grandmaster to earn an invite through the regional qualifiers. More

Carolina Clash warms the Worlds
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In an early warm up for the World Championships in Charlotte, N.C., this July, Richard Wysocki bested current World Champ Nate Doss by one stroke at the Carolina Clash (March 24-25). Playing a selection of the July Worlds courses, all of the divisions were stacked with players wanting an early crack at the Charlotte courses. More

Disc golfing provides cheap, popular entertainment
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The courses are free. The competition is friendly. The sun is shining. No wonder the disc golf course at University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County is bustling with people. "It's cheap, easy to do and fun," Darin Jesse said. "What more reasons do you need to go disc golfing?" More

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Flagstaff Disc Golf club has a new site
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Hey! Flagstaff Disc Golf Club has a brand new site! Let them know what you think! More

New Saginaw Township, Mich., disc golf course adds to sport's growing popularity
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Bay City State Recreation Area is considering putting in a disc golf course next year, and officials hope to capture some of the momentum in what seems to be a growing sport. The latest course to spring up was in Saginaw Township, Mich., where golfers can already play on the partially finished Wickes Woods course. More

Disc golfers' Paradise comes to north county in Washington
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Paradise Point State Park in La Center, Wash., now boasts a disc golf course. And it is thought to be the first such course in a state park in Washington. Recently, the 7-acre disc golf course was dedicated by players, park officials and a La Center couple who donated $5,000 to bring the 9-hole course to fruition. More



Cale Leiviska wins disc golf's Fly Inks Mayhem at Manor
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The Fly Inks Mayhem at Manor was a stop on the great Non Stop Disc Golf T our that was organized by one of disc golf's top professionals, David Feldberg, bringing together some of the best in the sport, including Cale Leiviska, Nikko Locastro, and Will Schusterick. More

Disc Til Dawn DGC presents the 1st Annual Disc Til Dawn Open
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Texas has a rich history of hosting quality PDGA events. This is no different. The 1st Annual Disc Til Dawn Open will be contested at the par-61 Southwest Williamson County Regional Park (WILCO), and is shaping up to be one of the premier B-Tier Events of the year. Club President, Steve Petrik says: "We knew we wanted to host a good tournament, but trying to bite off an A-Tier for our first event was a little more than we were willing to commit to." More

IDGC receives gifts from legendary disc golfers
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You may not personally know disc golf hall of famers Patti Kunkle (#283) and John David (#790) of Atlanta,but if you visit the International Disc Golf Center in Appling, Ga., you will see many wonderful things they are responsible for. Over the years, John and Patti have supported the IDGC with both work and gifts, from the beautiful wrought-iron archways at the first tee of each of the IDGC's three championship courses, to a collection of vintage discs and other memorabilia, to artwork for the IDGC walls. More



A good idea: Glow in the dark disc golf at Electric Forest
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From lake swimming to water slides to the infamous Sherwood Forest, fans at the Electric Forest have a plethora of activities to keep them entertained in between sets. But our favorite has to be the Electric Forest glow in the dark disc golf course which combines two of our favorite things - disc golf and stumbling drunk through the woods in the middle of the night. More

Dana Vicich gets the win at disc golf's AAA's First Flight 2012 in Joliet, Ill.
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The AAA's First Flight 2012 took place in Joliet, Ill., at the High Park Disc Golf Course over the weekend of March 24 and 25. This PDGA sanctioned B-tier event had the pro open, pro masters, intermediate and novice divisions playing on Sunday and the women's divisions, advanced, recreational, all juniors and all am masters divisions playing on Saturday. More

New honor for Carly Lewis in Traverse City, Mich.
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In honor of Carly Lewis – who was killed last summer, just days before her 17th birthday – her father, Todd Lewis, is funding the construction of an 18-hole disc golf course. Lewis tells The Ticker that the course, named Carly's Playground, will open this summer inside Holiday Hills' Mt. Holiday ski area in Michigan. He says it will be a considerable upgrade to a nine-hole course that originally occupied that location near East Grand Traverse Bay. More


                                   
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