February 2005

Working: Company helps employees jettison the Fat City look  Feb 24, 2005 Employees have also become more active by playing basketball and disc golf at lunch. They're also eating a lot more salads than sandwiches. (Houston Chronicle -- Business)

Dog helps bag his owner on pot charge  Feb 17, 2005 GRAPEVINE Matthew Porter and two friends were playing disc golf at a Grapevine park on Valentine's Day when a police officer approached. Investigating a strange smell, Officer Cris Brichetto asked the trio for identification. (KHOU.com, TX)

There are other places to fly  Feb 16, 2005 With the disappearance of CSU's disc golf course, many students have dropped the sport to the wayside. However, there are other places for disc golfers to still enjoy their game ... "CSU had a (disc) golf club from 1969 to 2004," said Adam Dembicki, spokesman of the Northern Colorado Disc Golf Club. (The Rocky Mountain Collegian, CO)

Disc Golf dates back to ancient Olympics  Feb 16, 2005The history of the discus is dated as far back as to the time of the Ancient Olympics, but modern day disc golf began only several decades ago. "Steady" Ed Headrick, the "Father of Disc Golf," patented the first modern Frisbee in 1964 and soon after created the first permanent disc golf course at Oak Grove Park in Pasadena, Calif ... according to the Professional Disc Golf Association's Web site. (The Rocky Mountain Collegian, CO)

BATON ROUGE AREA  Feb 16, 2005 LOUISIANA DOUBLES DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT: 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. tee-off, BREC's Greenwood Park, 13350 Hwy. 19, and BREC's Highland Road Park, 14024 Highland Road. (The Advocate -- Entertainment)

Phase IV of Standing Bear Park on Monday's Agenda  Feb 15, 2005 In other business, the Board of Commissioners will vote on a recommendation from the Park and Recreation Advisory Board to allow a Professional Disc Golf Tournament to be held in August on the 18-hole disc golf course at the Lake Ponca Pageant Area. The tournament is planned as part of the "Twisted Flyer Tour," organized by Disc Golf Promotions out of San Marcos, Texas. (Ponca City News, OK)

Local report: Carr blasts two more homers for Cowboys  Feb 7, 2005 At the Enduro Ice Bowl, held at DeLaveaga disc golf course, Miles Harding of La Selva Beach was the open division winner with a 54-hole score of 16-under par, one stroke better than Capitola s Nate Doss. Desmond Knibbs won the Amateur 1 division at 9-under par. (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

No ice in forecast for disc golf tournament  Feb 6, 2005That way, there would actually be some ice at today s Enduro Ice Bowl at the DeLaveaga disc golf course ... So, this year he decided to try a different tactic in an attempt to keep the disc golf event true to its name ... Still, the event will have plenty of bite left for the 65 amateur and pro disc golfers Karlskind is expecting. (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Stepping up to fight obesity epidemic  Feb 2, 2005Among the 15 activities that were highlighted: Jazzercise, weight training, basketball, calisthenics, disc golf and line dancing. Twenty-minute sessions gave participants a taste of the various activities. (Pensacola News Journal )

  » MORE  Feb 2, 2005Danny Lima claims he can throw a Frisbee nearly 300 feet when he's at his best in disc golf. ( By MANNY NAVARRO, , 02/15/2005 03:01 AM EST). (The Miami Herald)

Climbing the walls: Billings duo opens indoor climbing gym  Feb 1, 2005He has also been a strong promoter of disc golf in the city. Steepworld is stepping into what has become one of the most popular of the so-called "extreme sports." According to the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association's 2003 study, artificial wall climbing ranked fourth among extreme sports with 8. (Billings Gazette, MT)

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