August 2004

Meeting set for Nisenan district  Aug 27, 2004
The district could help develop recreation facilities and programs such as ball fields, hiking trails, and a disc golf course. In order for the measure to pass in November, voters must not only approve the formation of the district, but also vote to help pay for it. (The Union)

IM sports offer escape, but most importantly fun  Aug 26, 2004
Special events, such as a disc golf tournament, a golf championship scramble and the new extreme dodgeball are offered as well. Men, women and co-ed competitions are offered in each sport. (Central Michigan LIFE, MI)

Where have all the 'disc golf baskets' gone?  Aug 24, 2004
Colorado State Collegian - Where have all the 'disc golf baskets' gone ... Where have all the 'disc golf baskets' gone ... Ehren Samuelson will have to walk farther than he thought to practice his disc golf game. (The Rocky Mountain Collegian, CO)

Bozeman opens first dog park  Aug 17, 2004
Harkin compares enforcing the leash law to the disc golf ban in city parks. "It's hard to enforce disk golf when they don't have an alternative" place to go, she said. (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

Police blotter  Aug 17, 2004
A caller reported at 9:23 a.m. that a crow was tangled in a string at the Condon Park disc golf course. Animal control representatives were called to retrieve the bird. (The Union)

A league of their own  Aug 8, 2004
The arboretum has become the site for Gillette's newest disc golf course, the Energy Rotary Club Disc Golf Course. It is there that the family joins other disc golfers in a new league that gives players the chance to play competitively ... So he put up fliers in Gillette disc golf haunts, including Dalbey Memorial Park and Spoke and Edge Sports, to recruit for the league. (Gillette News-Record, WY)

Teen wants to bring disc golf to town  Aug 7, 2004
The 19-year-old Columbus man wants to open a disc golf course somewhere in the city so he and other enthusiasts of the game don't have to drive long distances to play in Lincoln, Grand Island or the handful of other courses in the eastern part of the state. Eckart said there is a dedicated group of about 20-30 people in Columbus who travel to play disc golf, which involves throwing a Frisbee-like disc over a course similar to a golf course and eventually landing it in a basket ... He... (Columbus Telegram, NE)

Want to be elected? Local park districts, school boards and more still need candidates  Aug 5, 2004
Joaquin Gonzelez, right, of Hamilton City, throws a disc Wednesday afternoon at the Western Gateway Park disc golf course in Penn Valley with friend Andrew Russell. So far, no one has expressed an interest in the two elected positions on the Western Gateway Recreation and Park District board, one of several districts with spots on the November ballot. (The Union)

Disc golf increasing in popularity  Aug 3, 2004
Instead, people just bring a flying disc and something to cool down with for the walk through the extensive disc golf course at the park. According to the Professional Disc Golf Association Web site, disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports nationally and locally ... Disc golf courses can be found throughout the world, and more are being developed each year. (University Daily, TX)

Summer recreation  Aug 2, 2004
Grab a disc and shoot a round of disc golf at Morley Field. From the San Diego Bay to Coronado, launch your craft or rent someone else's. (San Diego Union-Tribune -- Entertainment)

Disc Golf; Organizer, sponsors of nine-hole course at Sawyer-Ludwig Park believe it will  Aug 1, 2004
Silhouetted against the sky, Vince DeGood sends his disc toward the the second hole of the new disc golf course at Sawyer-Ludwig Park ... Whirlpool employees Jodi Somerlot, left, and Brenda Craycraft retrieve their discs from the No. 8 hole of the new disc golf course Tuesday at Sawyer-Ludwig Park ... Members of his team offered up their approval as the plastic disc sailed into the sky, but moments later discovered that like its conventional cousin disc golf is about more than distance. (Central Ohio News)

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