April 2004

New events spice up State Games  Apr 30, 2004
Dave Mlnarik, executive director of the 20th annual State Games, announced Tuesday that those new events would be added to the lineup that includes basketball, disc golf, archery, martial arts, track, volleyball and arm wrestling among the 54 sports offered every summer. Even with the addition of new sports and thousands of potential new participants, registration has never been easier, with the addition of on-line registration available (cornhuskerstategames. (Columbus Telegram, NE)

Butterworth's goals boost Service soccer  Apr 29, 2004
The Alaska Disc Golf Association will offer a 36-hole tournament and an introduction to the sport Saturday at Kincaid Park as part of the World's Biggest Disc Golf Tournament, a nationwide event. The tournament costs $5 and begins at 10 a.m. Non-tournament players can come out and learn about the game. (Anchorage Daily News)

Disc golf still a problem in Lindley Park  Apr 27, 2004
Nearly three years after Bozeman banned disc golf in Lindley Park, people are still playing the sport there and the city is trying to get them to stop. The city Parks and Recreation Department put up four signs in the park last week warning that disc golf is prohibited there ... The Bozeman City Commission banned disc golf, also known as "folf," from Lindley in 2001. (The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, MT)

Senior project benefits community  Apr 25, 2004
After practicing on the make-shift course at Brown Memorial Park south of Abilene for four months, McKee competed in his first official disc golf tournament at Salina's Indian Rock Park in April 2003 ... "Many people don't realize that this sport is played using the same rules as regular golf. It is a highly competitive and popular sport all across the United States. There is also a professional circuit, called the PDGA, Professional Disc Golf Association," said McKee ... The following... (Abilene Recorder Chronicle)

Alternative sports rock your socks off  Apr 16, 2004
As far as you know, you"re supposed to try and catch a Frisbee, not throw it at the ground. Here"s where you"re wrong. They are simply indulging in a sport that is fun and considerably less expensive than a set of clubs and the fees at Walker. Disc golf is a fairly easy concept to grasp, even if the skill is harder to obtain. There is a tee box from which you must throw your first drive and a goal, such as a tree, lightpost or unsuspecting sorority girl sunbathing. Each hole has a par, and... (The Clemson University Tiger, SC)

Merchants hope to capitalize on festival  Apr 16, 2004
The music begins at 1:30 p.m. each day and will continue until 1:30 a.m. Musical acts include Rollin' in the Hay, Meteorite, Galactic and more than 25 others; other events include live glass blowing, drum line, disc golf tournament as well as food and drink vendors. Tickets for the event are 70, and more information on the festival can be found at www. (Alexander City Outlook, AL)

Disc-golf losing another hole...a whole hole, just gone  Apr 15, 2004
The disc golf course at CSU is being trimmed down again ... Three disc golf-related incidents occurred March 8, 9 and 10, one of which required a student to get 16 stitches. (The Rocky Mountain Collegian, CO)

COLUMN: Change is a part of Veishea  Apr 12, 2004
"We're adding ultimate Frisbee, disc golf and Texas Hold 'em poker tournaments this year.". Another area of emphasis over the last few years has been community involvement. (Iowa State Daily, IA)

Park improvements face hurdles due to lack of funding  Apr 12, 2004
It's also why private groups are left scrambling to find funding to provide disc golf, skateboarding and other youth-oriented activities ... "When you get to something like tennis, basketball (and) disc golf, and it's not part of an organization, those things tend to get underfunded and not maintained," she said. (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)

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