May 2005

Bandera City Council takes action on skate park, disc golf course, historical district  May 27, 2005City Works Director Mike Cardenas said that he had walked the section of the City Park that Bandera County Kronkosky Library Director John Hegemier requested permission to install nine disc golf baskets on, and that turning the back portion of the City Park into a disc golf course would not disturb the nature trail, any trees or walkers through that section of the park ... For more information on disc golf, visit www. (Bandera Bulletin, TX)

From the sidelines  May 26, 2005 The Sports Festival includes archery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, disc golf, diving, gymnastics, karate, mountain bike, shooting sports, soccer, softball, swimming, taekwondo, track and field, trampoline and tumbling, and volleyball. Games are open to all Alabama residents, whatever their age or skill level. (Wetumpka Herald, AL)

At your service: Recreation  May 26, 2005 Daytona Disc Drivers: Play disc golf on the golfball course. www. (Daytona Beach News Journal -- Local)

New disc golf course gets one-year approval  May 22, 2005 A proposal from the UW-Stout Disc Golf Club to establish a new nine-hole course near the Dunn County Humane Society received approval from the Menomonie City Council Monday night ... Fedderson said that restroom facilities are available at Riverside Park, a short distance southeast of the proposed course, and signs would be posted directing the disc golfers to Riverside Park ... He noted that the society closes at 7 p.m., and many dogs are kenneled outside, especially in the summer, and wondered... (Menomonie Dunn County News, WI)

Feldberg builds lead at disc golf Masters Cup  May 22, 2005 David Feldberg built a six-shot lead in Saturday s second round of the 20th Masters Cup disc golf championship at DeLaveaga Park. Feldberg shot a 5-under 79 Saturday to go with his lights-out 73 from Friday to grab a big lead on the par-84 course. (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Relay helps celebrate anniversary of Big Sky State Games competition  May 21, 2005 This year's games will be held in Billings from July 15 to 17, and offer competition in basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, disc golf, equestrian, fencing and figure skating, just to name a few. The torch will travel up to Whitefish on Saturday and make its way to Great Falls on Sunday, then through Havre and Malta on Monday. (Missoulian, MT)

Disc golf event at DeLaveaga today  May 20, 2005 Some of the biggest names in disc golf will be at the DeLaveaga Disc Golf Course this weekend for the 20th annual Masters Cup. The tournament, which is free to the public, is the only Pro Disc Golf Association event in the area and is the seventh stop on the tour ... "They re like Mickelson and Woods," said Russ Jacobson, president of the DeLaveaga Disc Golf Club. (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Disc golf improves handicap  May 15, 2005 Brooks Newell of Albany 'putts' Saturday during the May Madness Disc Golf Tournament at Highland Road Park ... However, Timmons and other disc golf players contend their inexpensive sport offers great opportunities for recreation, competition and the enjoyment of people and nature ... Timmons serves as state representative for the Professional Disc Golf Association as well as president of the Baton Rouge Disc Golf Club. (The Advocate)

Sports Commentary  May 7, 2005 No matter if it is a story about a 69-year old woman softball player, a hall of fame bow hunter, people practicing yoga or playing disc golf, there is something for everyone. So when the May SportsMonthly arrives May 12, take a look and see what people in the area are doing. (The Examiner)

Disc golf not ignored sport on campus  May 6, 2005 Chuck Smith, Civil Engineering sophomore, tees off at the Highland Road Park disc golf course. When the sport originated in the 1970s, playing disc golf as a leisure activity was not as common as today ... Disc golf, a sport originally formalized in the 1970s, is the new golf fad sweeping America. (LSU Reveille Online, LA)

Game, Fish & Parks News  May 4, 2005 The three-day workshop also allows participants a chance to try canoeing, archery, fishing, disc golf and using a Global Positioning Systems (GPS) unit. In addition, families will learn some special tips like kids' outdoor cooking recipes and how to make and play pongo, a popular camping game. (Marshall County Journal, SD)

Help Needed For Disc Golf Course  May 4, 2005 Volunteers are needed to help finalize installation of the disc golf course at Roy Lake State Park on Tuesday ... Volunteers do not need to purchase a park sticker that day and may play disc golf free of charge the remainder of the day. (Marshall County Journal, SD)

SUSSEX DISC GOLF OPENS NEW SEASON AMID CONTROVERSY  May 4, 2005 Village of Sussex - Sussex opened the Village Park disc golf course Monday, but if some of its neighbors have their way, that won't last for long.. Nineteen of them have signed a petition asking the Village Board to "remove the disc golf course" and "return the park to a place you can safely walk, run, play, picnic and enjoy nature without fear of being hit by a disc." ... His wife, Mona, interviewed by phone last week and at the disc golf course Monday morning, complained that the disc golf... (Sussex Sun, WI)

On deck in local sports  May 3, 2005 Learn to disc golf -- Come join the Alaska Disk Golf Association for some disc golf fun at Kincaid Park on Saturday at 2 p.m. The event is geared to people that are new to disc golf. There will be one round of 18 holes. (Anchorage Daily News)

Disc golf takes flight in Ithaca  May 3, 2005 Organizers have planned two disc golf events for Saturday at Stewart Park ... Disc Golf now has Ithaca ... The alternative sport of Disc Golf, also known as Frisbee Golf, has recently named Ithaca its home. (The Ithaca Journal)

City Council abolishes liquor license limitations  May 3, 2005 Tabled action on dedicating the back portion of the Bandera City Park for a disc golf course. Donated 7,500 to Celebrate Bandera, with the possibility of another 2,500 donation if funds become available. (Bandera Bulletin, TX)

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