Outstanding Disc Golf Pros: Catrina Allen and Ricky Wysocki Take #PDGA Rookie of the Year Honors

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The PDGA announced both the 2011 Rookies of the Year and Players of the Year earlier this week. Winners will be presented with their award at the PDGA Awards Banquet that will be held during the 2012 Pro/Am World Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Here is a look at the male and female 2011 PDGA Rookies of the Year, and their outstanding accomplishments last year.

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Women’s Top Secret Mission Revealed!

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May 12, 2012 is a day to mark in the history books of Women’s Disc Golf. To follow in the footsteps of last year’s Global Tournament, the PDGA and PDGA Women’s Committee will be hosting the inaugural Women’s Global Event. We invite women from all over the world to take part in this groundbreaking event!

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Disc golf team making impact on and off the field since 2009

20120214-080141.jpgBy Jon Fehrens
The West Virginia Disc Golf Club has plans of making a run at a national championship at the end of the season, but it’s not only making an impact on the field.
Dating back to 2009, the Mountaineers have been making charitable efforts to give back to the community.
The first thing they did in 2009 was put in a clinic for local elementary school students during recess.
“We brought portable baskets and taught them the basic rules of the games. It was a fun and easy and gave a reason to get kids outside and play,” said Vice President Kevin Anderson.

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#Innova Debutes New Blizzard Champion Plastic

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We’ve made many new advancements throughout Disc Golf history. This one is a milestone. Our new Blizzard technology incorporates thousands of microbubbles into our durable Champion plastic. This results in high speed, premium plastic drivers in weights all the way down to 130 grams! Testing indicates that models under 140 grams are light enough to float in water!

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#WVDGA #PDGA League Play to Begin in March

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wvdiscgolf.com:
The West Virginia Disc Golf Assoc. llc will be hosting seasonal, 12-week PDGA leagues at the Seth Burton Memorial DG Complex and Dorsey’s Knob starting in March. Each 12-week session will be a point series consisting of “A” and “B” level divisions playing a singles round of 18 holes. Cost per event is $2 with $1 going to the PDGA fee and $1 to your division pool. At the end of each series, the top half of each division will be paid out from their pool.

PDGA Leagues?

PDGA Leagues will allow players to earn PDGA ratings and PDGA tour points just like they would at PDGA Tournaments. Non-PDGA members are encouraged to participate in our leagues as we will be using a universal point system allowing all players the chance to win.

Work Days Reward:

We will incorporate a bonus league points or “extra credit” for players who volunteer at the club work days on the mornings of league play. Work Days begin at 9:00 am and end around noon. Players must participate for at least 3 hours to earn these bonus points.

Fairmont Format:

We will meet at the Pavilion by #1 at 2:00 PM each Saturday and take registrations. Once split into groups, simply play your round, turn in the scorecard and you are done. This format will eliminate wait time at the end of your round. The TD will submit the scores to the PDGA web site after each league where they will be listed online for you to review. TD Joshua Smith Asst. TD Phil Burton

Dorsey’s Knob Format:

Tuesdays 5:30 PM, TD Tyler McGinnis Asst. TD ?

more info TBA

Bag-Tags:

Bag-Tag challenges will be limited to the group on the card. This format will help eliminate wait time at the end of your round.

more info and start dates TBA

WV Disc Golf Assoc.

Beyond the Lights Celebrity Weekend Announces Changes to #DiscGolf Event

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Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 04, 2012

The Beyond the Lights Celebrity Golf Classic weekend, hosted by actors Kyle Chandler and Brad Leland, is pleased to announce an exciting change to the events line-up. A new Disc Golf Company Challenge tournament will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa outside of Austin, TX. Chandler and Leland, both stars of the Emmy award winning DirecTV/NBC television series “Friday Night Lights”, will once again co-host this star-studded weekend organized to benefit charities dedicated to supporting those with spinal cord injuries – The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation. The Disc Golf Company Challenge will replace the previous years’ Saturday Disc Golf Classic and the event will be organized in partnership with Austin-based Disc Nation, The Original Disc Golf Superstore.

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Disc Golf’s 34th Annual Wintertime Open for Ams to Be Held in Pasadena, California February 11-12

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The 34th Annual #WintertimeOpen for Ams will be held in Pasadena, California over the weekend of February 11-12, 2012 at the Oak Grove Disc Golf Course in Hahamongna Park. This is the world’s first permanent disc golf course, built back in 1975.

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