In the News: June 1-15, 2017

InTheNews

Grow-the-sport news from around the country: Course construction dispute in New Jersey, disc golf grows in Maine, a disc golf Mecca in Tennessee, a ball-golf-turned-disc-golf course in Indiana, and a possible, first-ever course on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

 Course Controversy in NJJune 15, 2017 – Dispute over proposed disc golf course in Rifle Camp Park in Passaic County, New Jersey is illustrative of Americans’ inalienable right to crankiness. Read more, and watch a video.

 

 

Owen

June 13, 2017 – Owen Holland is growing the sport of disc golf with his work on the Maple Ridge Disc Golf course in Westfield, Maine. Read more.

 

 

Panther State Park

June 7, 2017 – Morristown, Tennessee opens fourth disc golf course at Panther Creek State Park, and solidifies itself as the disc golf capital of Tennessee. Read more.

 

 

Brown county

June 6, 2017 – The Brown County Country Club in Nashville, Indiana transitions from ball golf to disc golf. The course, BC3, is played by the Brown County Disc Golf Alliance. Read more. 

 

 

Central Florida Disc Golf

June 3, 2017 – Disc golf in Central Florida is on the rise. Officials see dollar signs as plans for Lake County Disc Golf Trail move forward. But some opposition, based on environmental concerns, persists. Read more.

 

Battle Point Park

June 3, 2017.  Disc golfers hope to establish new course in Battle Point Park on Bainbridge Island, Washington. The Bainbridge Disc Golf Club and West Sound Disc Golf Association are heading up the effort to give Bainbridge Island its first course, but opposition to the plan, based on multi-park use concerns, is significant. Read more.

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